Abington Senior High School

Thomas Kummer
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
September 10, 2019 - 5:34 pm
Thomas Kummer, a former Abington Senior High School Latin teacher, has been sentenced to nearly a year, at least, in Montgomery County jail for having an inappropriate relationship with a student, which started on an overseas trip that he chaperoned. Read more here.
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John “Woody” McGoldrick (second from left) poses with his shirt and students, (from left) senior Becca Gable, freshman Ethan Weilheimer, and senior Josiah Campbell.
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Jim Melwert
January 17, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — John McGoldrick, known to anyone with ties to Abington Senior High School as "Woody," is effectively and affectionately the school’s mascot. "He really is, and I can’t express this enough," said Principal Angelo Berrios, "(he's) a part of the fabric here at Abington...
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Dan Wing
November 02, 2018 - 7:35 pm
ABINGTON, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) - - School District officials broke ground on an addition and renovation project at Abington Senior High School Friday that will cost more than $104 million. Officials say the construction of the new 'Stephen A. Schwarzman Center for Science and Technology' will at...
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Thomas Kummer
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
October 28, 2018 - 12:52 pm
ABINGTON, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — More charges have been filed against the former Abington Senior High School Latin teacher who is accused of having an inappropriate relationship with students. The additional charges against 55-year-old Thomas Kummer stem from other communications and additional...
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Thomas Kummer
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
October 01, 2018 - 1:23 pm
ABINGTON, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — An Abington Senior High School Latin teacher is in Montgomery County prison on $250,000 bail, facing charges he had inappropriate sexual contact with a student. The school district says 55-year-old Thomas Kummer, who teaches Latin, has been suspended. RELATED:...
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Dreamstime
September 30, 2018 - 11:34 pm
ABINGTON, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- Abington Police have arrested and charged a high school teacher with having inappropriate sexual contact with a student. The suspect, 55-year-old Thomas Kummer, is a Latin teacher at Abington Senior High School. On Sunday, the Abington School District released a...
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Superintendent of the Abington School District Amy Sichel gestures upward toward a group of students standing on a balcony as Secretary of Defense Ash Carter arrives at Abington Senior High School to visit his alma mater March 30, 2015.
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Jim Melwert
July 09, 2018 - 5:24 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The superintendent of Abington School District is retiring. Amy Sichel has been with the Abington School District for 42 years, 18 of those as superintendent. In a letter to parents, students and staff, Sichel said she plans to retire effective Nov. 9...
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Mark Abrams
April 25, 2018 - 7:01 pm
ABINGTON, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — After controversy surrounding a name change to Abington Senior High School after a billionaire alumnus, the Abington School Board has decided to go forward with accepting the $25 million gift. Abington School Board President Ray McGarry said once the board fully...
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