Welcome to the Friends of High School Park, a group of local volunteers committed to maintaining this beautiful green space at Montgomery Ave and High School Rd in the heart of Elkins Park.

Parktoberfest 2018

Is it finally cool outside?! Has Summer finally ended? It’s that time of year again! That means it is also almost time for the next Parktoberfest in High School Park. Our event will take place on Saturday October 27th from 11 – 1PM.  Come enjoy free treats and games. Bring a costume and stay around […]

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Pest Alert – Spotted Lanternfly

The Spotted Lanternfly, Lycorma delicatula, an invasive planthopper, has been discovered in Berks County. This insect attacks many hosts including grapes, apples, stone fruits, and tree of heaven and has the potential to greatly impact the grape, fruit tree, and logging industries. Early detection is vital for the protection of Pennsylvania businesses and agriculture. Learn […]

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ALERT – Construction in Woodlands

Sewer construction has begun in the lower woodland section of the park. After finding large deposits of rock, it was decided that blasting (yes, with dynamite) will need to occur in order to dig deep enough to lay down the new pipes. This will affect the area of the park from High School Road past […]

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