National Job Shadowing Day!

National Job Shadowing Day! Thank you to Parkview Estates by Tollbrothers Inc for host­ing our stu­dents today! Students Mike Mollichella (Central Bucks East), Will Ott (Central Bucks East), James Walek (Central Bucks East), Zane Zbarsky (Council Rock South), Tim Horton (William Tennent), Chase Marcy (William Tennent) and Plumbing/HVAC teacher … Read more...

Pennsbury Education Foundation Announces Grant Awards

The Pennsbury Education Foundation (PEF) recent­ly award­ed eight grants to schools across the Pennsbury School District, total­ing over $12,000. The PEF is a 501©3 orga­ni­za­tion that relies on dona­tions and sup­ports the pur­pose of improv­ing teach­ing and learn­ing in Pennsbury through inno­v­a­tive edu­ca­tion­al ini­tia­tives. Grants are award­ed through … Read more...

Council Rock Students from Goodnoe Elementary Make Mindfulness Mandalas

Goodnoe stu­dents meet sev­er­al times a year in mixed grade groups named after their school mas­cot, Rocky. This week saw Rocky’s Groups com­ing togeth­er to dis­cuss mind­ful­ness. Students learned the mind­ful tech­nique of PBS (paus­ing, breath­ing, smil­ing ) and also learned the mind­ful ele­ments of a man­dala. All groups enjoyed
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January is School Director Recognition Month

January is School Director Recognition Month. In Centennial, we are for­tu­nate to have a School Board who demon­strates a strong com­mit­ment to our stu­dents and our com­mu­ni­ty. Below, is a res­o­lu­tion devel­oped by Pennsylvania School Board Association, unan­i­mous­ly approved July 18, 1985 and Reaffirmed December 2, 2019, that pro­claims January … Read more...

Paleontologists Visit Pennsbury

Paleontologists, Mike and Roberta Straka, vis­it­ed with sec­ond graders at Afton and Quarry Hill ele­men­tary schools as a tie-in with the Pennsbury sci­ence cur­ricu­lum. “The stu­dents learned a lot from the pre­sen­ters,” shared Afton teacher, Rhea Jones. “They were very orga­nized and engag­ing. There was a lot of oppor­tu­ni­ty … Read more...

Computational Thinking at BTSD

Bristol Township School District teach­ers par­tic­i­pat­ed in CTiA (Computational Thinking in Action) train­ing. The train­ing was pro­vid­ed by the University of Pennsylvania’s GSE EXACT pro­gram in con­junc­tion with the Bucks County Intermediate Unit. This project was fund­ed by Governor Wolf’s PASmart Advancing Grant.  The PASmart Grant is intend­ed to increase … Read more...

Staff Take Part in Social and Emotional Wellness Professional Development

You can’t pour from an emp­ty cup. The care and well-being of our fac­ul­ty and staff is crit­i­cal to our abil­i­ty to care for the social and emo­tion­al well­ness of our 18,000+ stu­dents. While our stu­dents enjoy the start to their long week­end, Central Bucks fac­ul­ty and staff are … Read more...

Middle Bucks Institute of Technology partners with BCCC to Certify Public Safety Students with new Certifications!

MBIT and Bucks County Community College are col­lab­o­rat­ing to give Public Safety high school stu­dents the oppor­tu­ni­ty to become pro­fes­sion­al­ly cer­ti­fied Fire Inspectors. This cer­ti­fi­ca­tion will help Public Safety stu­dents have an edge over com­pe­ti­tion when apply­ing for employ­ment. Upon com­ple­tion of a writ­ten exam and skill sta­tion assess­ments, the … Read more...

Council Rock South Students Win Top Awards in Scholastic Art and Writing Contest

Since 1923, the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards have rec­og­nized the vision, inge­nu­ity, and tal­ent of our nation’s youth and pro­vid­ed oppor­tu­ni­ties for cre­ative teens to be cel­e­brat­ed. Through the Scholastic Awards, teens in grades 7–12 from pub­lic, pri­vate, or home schools can apply in 29 cat­e­gories of art and … Read more...

QCSD celebrates MLK Day of Service

About 250 stu­dents and 25 teach­ers and admin­is­tra­tors packed the Quakertown Community High School cafe­te­ria this morn­ing and heard from a dynam­ic speak­er before head­ing out to var­i­ous parts of Bucks County and the Lehigh Valley to serve their fel­low cit­i­zens.

The district’s sec­ond Martin Luther King Jr. Day of … Read more...

FDR Students Pilot Drones

ASU rep­re­sen­ta­tives, Kimberly Reynolds and Nicholas Matula vis­it­ed FDR to sup­port edu­ca­tors in using tech­nol­o­gy with­in their con­tent areas. While vis­it­ing, the rep­re­sen­ta­tives also met with teach­ers to pro­vide train­ing with 3D print­ers and VR/AR. They helped the Tiger Techs hone their skills with the 3D print­ers … Read more...

Unified Track & Field at William Tennent

The Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools pro­gram is aimed at pro­mot­ing social inclu­sion through inten­tion­al­ly planned and imple­ment­ed activ­i­ties affect­ing systems-wide change. With sports as the foun­da­tion, the three-component mod­el offers a unique com­bi­na­tion of effec­tive activ­i­ties that equip young peo­ple with the tools and train­ing to cre­ate sports, class­rooms, … Read more...

Lifetime educator Dr. Leight recognized for service to QCSD

In Dr. Robert L. Leight’s remark­able life, there hasn’t been a time he wasn’t a stu­dent or teacher, or worked to enhance the edu­ca­tion­al efforts of those who were.

Dr. Leight, a mem­ber of the Quakertown Community School Board for 27 years and found­ing mem­ber of the Quakertown Community Education … Read more...

Montford Point Marines Present at Bensalem HS

Ms. Christine Elberson, a his­to­ry teacher at Bensalem High School coor­di­nat­ed with Marine Corps JROTC to bring his­to­ry to life on Friday, February 14th.  Master Gunnery Sergeant Joe Geeter USMC (Ret.) brought Sergeant Wilcox and Corporal Young to speak about the Montford Point Marines.

The Montford Point Marines are the … Read more...