2 from QCHS are Presidential Scholar candidates

Two Quakertown Community High School stu­dents have been select­ed as can­di­dates for the United States Presidential Scholars Program. The out­stand­ing seniors are Matt Catalano and Raymond Slifer, who also attends Upper Bucks County Technical School.

The two QCHS stu­dents are among more than 4,500 stu­dents invit­ed to apply for the … Read more...

EmployAbility Expo 2018

On May 3, 2018, over 100 stu­dents rep­re­sent­ing a wide range of dis­abil­i­ties con­verged on the Bucks County Intermediate Unit’s cen­tral office site in Doylestown to par­tic­i­pate in the EmployAbility Expo.  Participation at this year’s Expo rep­re­sents the largest total num­ber of par­tic­i­pants over the past sev­er­al years. This … Read more...

NASA Cyber Visit to Snyder-Girotti Elementary School

On December 6th, Snyder-Girotti Elementary School was one of twen­ty schools select­ed from a nation­wide pool of appli­cants to inter­act in a live

broad­cast with NASA. Always excit­ed to expose and teach young minds about space and space explo­ration, the NASA broad­cast­ers want­ed to explain a new type of space … Read more...

MBIT Teacher receives “Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year” award from the Pennsylvania Association for Career and Technical Education

Middle Bucks Institute of Technology is pleased to announce that Multimedia Technology Teacher, James Davey, has been select­ed as the 2022 Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year spon­sored by the Pennsylvania Association for Career and Technical Education (PA-ACTE).

The PA-ACTE Teacher of the Year award rec­og­nizes inspi­ra­tional lead­ers that … Read more...

Operation Prevention; Addressing the Opioid Overdose Epidemic with Students

As most of us are aware, our coun­try is in the mid­dle of an opi­oid over­dose epi­dem­ic. In the wake of this epi­dem­ic, a new school code requires schools to pro­vide instruc­tion to stu­dents in grades 6–12 relat­ed to the pre­ven­tion of opi­oid abuse, begin­ning in the 2018–19 school year. … Read more...

Bucks County Student Arts Expo

Experience the excep­tion­al tal­ents of our Bucks County Student Artists as they exhib­it and per­form.  Bring the fam­i­ly for a won­der­ful evening of arts and cul­ture in sup­port of these Bucks County pub­lic school stu­dents and the broad and diverse arts pro­grams offered in our dis­trict schools and career tech­ni­cal … Read more...

Principal Finnerty to grads: ‘Make it a great life, Panthers!’

After each new grad­u­ate walks the stage to receive their diplo­ma, Superintendent Dr. Bill Harner meets them at the bot­tom of the steps to shake their hand.

On Friday night he shook the hand of near­ly 385 grad­u­ates at Lehigh University’s Stabler Arena. As he held the hand of Alexandra Brandis, Read more...

Upper Bucks Technical School Names New Executive Director

There’s a new man in charge at Upper Bucks County Technical School in Bedminster.  John Sweda will suc­ceed Bernard Wagenseller, who had been the school’s top admin­is­tra­tor the last six years.

The school — which draws stu­dents from the Quakertown Community, Pennridge and Palisades school dis­tricts — recent­ly named John Sweda … Read more...

Career Technical Schools

Today’s Career and Technical Centers (CTCs) oper­ate as a school of choice designed for stu­dents who are seek­ing to enhance their edu­ca­tion­al pro­gram with a high­ly rel­e­vant career and tech­ni­cal expe­ri­ence con­nect­ed direct­ly to the real world of busi­ness and indus­try.  Over 400 busi­ness and indus­try advi­sors review and update Read more...

Pennsbury Partners of the Year Honored

For the 21st con­sec­u­tive year, the Pennsbury Partners Program cel­e­brat­ed a Non-Profit Partner of the Year and a Business Partner of the Year.

Ordinarily, the Partners Program hosts a fes­tive, spring cel­e­bra­tion to pay trib­ute to the Partners of the Year, with 150+ com­mu­ni­ty part­ners, local elect­ed offi­cials, and staff … Read more...