Welcome to Penn Wood Foundation, Inc.

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The Penn Wood Foundation is an independent, community-based organization formed to assist children of the William Penn School District and their families. The major goal of the Foundation is to enrich opportunities for the social and academic growth of students in the District’s six boroughs (Aldan, Colwyn, Darby, East Lansdowne, Lansdowne, and Yeadon) to provide equity of opportunity and academic excellence. Click here to Donate!



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The Back to School Code-A-Thon is a FREE 48 hour program that gives students an opportunity to use technology, research, and collaborate to address issues and problems confronting the human race on a global scale. Students will work together to learn to code HTML, CSS, and JavaScript while learning to use tools like GitHub to build a website that reflects their ideas and commitment to problemsolving. Prizes are available for the teams that create the top three projects in their location! This is an international event, and students will be able to speak, work, and learn with other students around the world via live video, web, and telecommunication technology!

  • Learn web development in a collaborative environment
  • Meet students from around the world
  • Get international visibility
  • Find solutions to real global problems using technology

Locations Include:
New York: LaunchPad, Westbury, NY
Pennsylvania: Penn Wood Middle School, Darby
Ohio: Sandusky County, Neeley Center
North Carolina: Charlotte. TBD
Australia: Perth, TBD

Open to ALL STUDENTS in grades 9 through 12 residing in the William Penn School District. Whether you’re a novice or expert programmer, or just want to build your own website or application, this event is for you! All skill sets are welcomed.

Sorry, we are closed for 2018. If you want to apply to be on our dating list, please email steam@pennwoodfoundation.org.

Registered attendees are required to attend a pre-event meeting at a date to be announced.

This event is made possible by WE CONNECT THE DOTS,


For more information, see attached flyer.

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