Challenger Football & Cheer celebrates 15 years

The Bucks County Challenger Football & Cheerleading pro­gram is cel­e­brat­ing its 15th anniver­sary this fall. This 10-week pro­gram held at Harry E. Franks Stadium at Neshaminy High School on Sunday morn­ings brings togeth­er coach­es and HS foot­ball play­ers from Neshaminy, Pennsbury and oth­er teams, cheer­lead­ers, and vol­un­teers who pro­vide a … Read more...

2,330 Stockings Completed by Students of the Bucks IU at Samuel Everitt in Their 6th Annual Stockings for Soldiers Program

Neither rain nor sleet nor lim­i­ta­tions due to a pan­dem­ic will keep the stu­dents of the Bucks County Intermediate Unit (Bucks IU) at Samuel Everitt from com­plet­ing their annu­al Stockings for Soldiers pro­gram.  In this 6th year, dona­tions of the var­i­ous items to put into the stock­ings, as … Read more...

MBIT Engineering Related Technology Program Students

The stu­dents of the Engineering Related Technology pro­gram want­ed to con­vey their appre­ci­a­tion to Arnold’s Family Fun Center, Speed Raceway, and to the MBIT Automotive Program for donat­ing the crit­i­cal parts need­ed to build a Go-cart which is pow­ered by a used car alternator.
The Go Cart team
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MBIT Horticulture, Landscape & Design Students Design Garden at Washington’s Crossing National Cemetery

The Horticulture, Landscape & Design pro­gram facil­i­tat­ed the design and instal­la­tion of The Never Forget Garden at the Washington’s Crossing National Cemetery.  This project, in part­ner­ship with the Travis Manion Foundation, frames the back­ground of two of the cemetery’s Memorial Walls, and is in place to com­mem­o­rate … Read more...

Fab Lab week at Pfaff Elementary School

Students at Pfaff Elementary School have been ben­e­fit­ing this week from the cutting-edge tech­nol­o­gy of the Bucks County Intermediate Unit’s Fab Lab, designed to inspire and encour­age stu­dents to pur­sue careers in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) fields.

Pfaff’s Fab Lab work this week (Nov. 8–12), which includes stu­dents Read more...

Middle Bucks Institute of Technology’s Third Year Automotive Technology Students Pass Their ASE EPA 609 Certification

Middle Bucks Institute of Technology’s Automotive Technology pro­gram seniors passed their Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Environmental Protection Act-(EPA) 609 cer­ti­fi­ca­tion for Refrigerant Recovery and Recycling for Motor Vehicle Air Conditioning (MVAC) Service. Auto tech­ni­cians who repair or ser­vice a motor vehi­cle air con­di­tion­ing (… Read more...

Bucks IU Expands Their STEAM Education Program to Include a Fab Lab Center (Opening December 2021)

Building on the suc­cess of their Mobile Fab Lab (Fabrication Laboratory), the Bucks County Intermediate Unit (Bucks IU) is excit­ed to announce the open­ing of a Fab Lab Center in December 2021 for sched­uled events and activ­i­ties.  Located at One Ivybrook Blvd., Suite 150, Warminster PA, the new … Read more...

January is School Director Recognition Month

Public edu­ca­tion is more than just learn­ing the basic math, sci­ence, English and his­to­ry; it’s a plat­form for stu­dents to reach their poten­tial.  It inspires hope for a

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Club builds bridges among students with different needs

The Change It Up Club at Neshaminy High School has a very spe­cial mis­sion — to bring stu­dents with very dif­fer­ent needs, abil­i­ties and back­grounds together.

The club imple­ments extracur­ric­u­lar activ­i­ties to help those with spe­cial needs in the com­mu­ni­ty. Sandi Spong, a Special Education teacher who is the club’s … Read more...

Students serve community on MLK Day

Despite a COVID pan­dem­ic that has impact­ed their lives for near­ly two years and snow and rain that made trav­el unpleas­ant on Monday, approx­i­mate­ly 50 Quakertown Community High School stu­dents took part in the annu­al Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.

The events, orga­nized by the school’s Social Justice Read more...

College Board recognizes Quakertown senior

Yelizaveta Hernandez, a Quakertown Community High School senior, has been rec­og­nized by the College Board for her aca­d­e­m­ic success.

A straight‑A stu­dent, Yelizaveta received the College Board National Hispanic Recognition Award and National Rural and Small Town Recognition Award for hav­ing a grade point aver­age above 3.5 while scor­ing in Read more...

The Bucks IU Celebrates the Grand Opening
of the New Fab Lab Center

The Bucks County Intermediate Unit (Bucks IU) is very excit­ed to open a learn­ing cen­ter designed and ded­i­cat­ed to sup­port the grow­ing inter­est in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) activ­i­ties in Bucks County. The Fab Lab (Fabrication Laboratory) Center is a bright, invit­ing space cen­tral­ly locat­ed at … Read more...