#ThisisCheltenham: Students spread love after violent school brawl

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Cheltenham High School students are spreading love and pride after Wednesday's violent school brawl. Alicia Vitarelli reports during Action News at 4:30 p.m. on May 5, 2017. (WPVI)

It's been a tough week at Cheltenham high school. Police presence has been stepped up after a brawl at the school Wednesday between four girls who were all arrested.

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4 arrests after fight at Cheltenham High School. Jeannette Reyes reports during Action News at Noon on May 4, 2017.


Now, in the wake of that violence and the viral video that followed, students there are taking matters into their own hands, saying that fight does not represent them or their community.



They started a hashtag they hope will go equally viral - #thisisCheltenham -
and are including pictures and videos to spread the love.



The students say they wanted to take an opportunity to publicly express pride in their school.

So, here they are, smiling and hugging in school colors, and celebrating at school events.

This is the Cheltenham they want people to see.


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