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A peek at the progress on Chester Arthur School’s STEM playground

The schoolyard at Chester Arthur is getting a complete overhaul. While it’s not ready for the first day of school next week, some serious progress is being made on the STEM playground and learning lab at the combination elementary and middle school at 2000 Catharine St.

This video taken last week shows a time-lapse of the construction crew’s progress to transform the mainly-asphalt playground into something special. Ground was broken for the schoolyard improvements in mid-June.

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Groundbreaking happening this week for Chester Arthur School’s planned STEM playground

If you visit the Chester Arthur School at 2000 Catharine St., you’ll catch a glimpse of the school’s current outdoor space. While there is an already-existing play area, some basketball hoops and a few garden beds, the large majority of the space is asphalt.

13403353_1346513598697055_8888986253022055208_oThe playground is about to be transformed into a first of its kind STEM outdoor play and learning lab. A groundbreaking ceremony is being held on Wednesday, June 15 to begin the work on creating a more interactive and fun outdoor space for the K-8 school.

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Friends of Chester Arthur raised $55,000 for school improvements at a recent fundraising auction

Friends of Chester Arthur, the community group working to improve the school at 20th and Catharine, just raised a pretty big chunk of money.

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At their recent Friends Night Out fundraising auction, $55,000 was raised to contribute towards the improvements being made at the school, including their planned schoolyard redesign.

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Three plans presented for new Chester Arthur Elementary schoolyard

Chester Arthur Elementary School at 2000 Catharine St. is in the process of planning a new schoolyard.

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Photo of the schoolyard from Naked Philly.

Three plans were presented last week by SALT Design Studio, but it’s not too late to participate if you weren’t able to attend the meeting. You can still vote and give feedback on your favorite plans for this new space for the school.

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