Bitmoji classrooms add fun, personality to online learning

With the start of the new school year, Neshaminy stu­dents are start­ing their class­es online. The cur­rent plan calls for a hybrid com­bi­na­tion of online and in-person learn­ing to begin in October, and pos­si­bly addi­tion­al in-person time after that if health & safe­ty con­di­tions allow.

Preparing for these pos­si­bil­i­ties, Neshaminy … Read more...

Bristol Township School District Student Speaks out for Equity

Bristol Township School District is part­ner­ing with Bristol Cares Coalition for com­mu­ni­ty out­reach. The lat­est project was a Town Hall on Equity, Race and Racism. Truman High School Junior, Dahlia Gumaa sat on a dis­tin­guished pan­el of Civil Rights com­mu­ni­ty lead­ers. Dahlia has par­tic­i­pat­ed in sev­er­al Black Lives Matters events. … Read more...

Pennsbury Thespians Earn National Recognition

 

Congratulations to the Pennsbury Thespians, one of three troupes to earn nation­al “Outstanding Impact” awards dur­ing Theatre in our Schools Month in 2020! Students from Kansas and Mississippi joined Pennsbury’s troupe in this spe­cial recog­ni­tion. Pennsbury’s Thespian Troupe is led by Charles Boehm Middle School music teacher, Matthew South.… Read more...

Pennridge Receives National Recognition from Special Olympics

Special Olympics Pennsylvania has announced that Pennridge High School, a Special Olympics Unified Champion School, is receiv­ing nation­al ban­ner recog­ni­tion for its efforts to pro­vide inclu­sive sports and activ­i­ties for stu­dents with and with­out dis­abil­i­ties. Pennridge High School is receiv­ing this hon­or as a result of meet­ing nation­al stan­dards of … Read more...

Bucks IU Introduces Adult Programs and Services as a Continuum to Their Support of Persons with Disabilities

 The Bucks County Intermediate Unit (Bucks IU) is proud to announce a new suite of ser­vices for indi­vid­u­als with dis­abil­i­ties over the age of 21.  These Adult Programs and Services form a nat­ur­al exten­sion to the Bucks IU’s exist­ing, high-quality ser­vices for chil­dren with dis­abil­i­ties from birth through … Read more...

Dr. Harner honored for global engagement in education

Quakertown Community School District Superintendent Dr. Bill Harner is a recip­i­ent of the Torch of Global Enlightenment Award for 2020, award­ed by the World Affairs Council of Harrisburg.

The announce­ment was made by Joyce M. Davis, pres­i­dent and chief exec­u­tive offi­cer of the orga­ni­za­tion which hon­ors indi­vid­u­als and orga­ni­za­tions … Read more...

Lendo Fellowships Awarded to 12 Pennsbury Students

Thanks to a gen­er­ous endow­ment fund estab­lished in 2007 by Pennsbury ’64 alum­nus, Arthur J. Lendo, Ph.D., 12 stu­dents at Pennsbury High School were select­ed to receive Lendo Fellowship awards to help sup­port their aca­d­e­m­ic and co-curricular pur­suits. The 2019–2020 school year marked the endow­ment fund’s 13th anniver­sary. The … Read more...

Technical Skills, Leadership and Community Service-Upper Bucks County Technical School Selects Student of the Month

Raymond Slifer, a senior from Quakertown Community High School, has been named the Student of the Month for September at the Upper Bucks County Technical School (UBCTS).  Raymond has been enrolled in the Machining Technologies pro­gram for the past three years. 

Raymond is a Cooperative Education stu­dent trainee … Read more...

Dad, daughter team find COVID silver lining — making a marimba

Since the clos­ing of school build­ings on March 13th, Quakertown Community High School senior Kaitlyn Zajkowski has missed her time in the band room where she could “find my peace” play­ing her favorite musi­cal instru­ment, the marim­ba.

During the quar­an­tine from the COVID-19 Pandemic, she dis­cussed options with her par­ents, … Read more...