Speaker series brings the US Constitution to life

Maple Point Middle School in Langhorne once again cel­e­brat­ed the US Constitution by invit­ing guest speak­ers to talk with stu­dents in each grade about their involve­ment with our guid­ing doc­u­ment in September and October. This speak­er series has become a school tra­di­tion, dur­ing which stu­dents are able to con­nect con­cept … Read more...

When school is out, teachers become the students

The first week of sum­mer for the stu­dents at Neshaminy was not vaca­tion time for edu­ca­tors through­out the dis­trict. Besides fin­ish­ing up paper­work and prepar­ing class­rooms for the sum­mer, staff mem­bers spent sev­er­al days in pro­fes­sion­al devel­op­ment class­es learn­ing from each oth­er and out­side pre­sen­ters on a wide vari­ety of … Read more...

Sixth-grade class reunites after 47 years

On January 26, 2019, 17 of 21 stu­dents from retired Neshaminy School District teacher Harry Myrga’s 1972–1973 sixth-grade class at Everitt Elementary School returned to the area for a reunion held at the Attleboro Community in Langhorne. They came from as far away as Washington state, Arizona, Texas and Israel. … Read more...

Pennsbury celebrates 30 years of cultural exchange with Germany

The World Language Department is excit­ed to share the news that fif­teen Pennsbury stu­dents are par­tic­i­pat­ing in our 30th German-American Partnership Program (GAPP) with chap­er­ones Frau DeKorte, Herr Snyder, and Herr Stoloski. This year’s sum­mer abroad expe­ri­ence (7/30–8/24) includes trav­el to Reykjavik, Salzburg, Munich, Berlin, and a six­teen
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Audubon Society sponors girls STEAM Club

Thanks to a grant-funded ini­tia­tive from the Bucks County Audubon Society, a group of 5th-grade girls at Poquessing Middle School in the Neshaminy School District are spend­ing some of their after­noons explor­ing sci­ence, nature and physics dur­ing STEAM Club meet­ings. This pilot con­cept activ­i­ty is in its first year and … Read more...

Eight Central Bucks teachers earn national board certification

National board cer­ti­fi­ca­tion is one of the most respect­ed pro­fes­sion­al cer­ti­fi­ca­tions avail­able in the edu­ca­tion field.  This is a vol­un­tary under­tak­ing by teach­ers and shows that teach­ers exhib­it a deep under­stand­ing of their stu­dents, con­tent knowl­edge, use of data and assess­ments and teach­ing prac­tices.  Less than 3% of teach­ers through­out

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NBC10 meteorologist visit highlights project-based learning efforts

NBC10 Meterologist Brittney Shipp vis­it­ed Tawanka Elementary School to read her new chil­dren’s book and see the stu­den­t’s project-based learn­ing efforts.

Her orig­i­nal vis­it in March was post­poned, not iron­i­cal­ly, by one of the nor’east­er storms that moved up the east coast caus­ing a school can­cel­la­tion. But the stu­dents of … Read more...

From Neshaminy to the world, American Idol competitor charms audiences

Neshaminy High School senior Catie Turner had a dream to com­pete on the ABC-TV reboot of the pop­u­lar show American Idol, and she did­n’t let a lit­tle thing like rejec­tion from her first audi­tion stop her from ful­fill­ing that dream.

With an ener­getic, quirky style and a singing voice that … Read more...