Middle school tops Philadelphia Coaches vs. Cancer fundraisers

In ear­ly June, Maple Point Middle School (Langhorne)  Coaches vs. Cancer fundrais­er vol­un­teers held a recog­ni­tion cer­e­mo­ny. This year the school raised an astound­ing $23,530 for the American Cancer Society, mak­ing Maple Point the #1 fundrais­ing team out of 43 in the entire Philadelphia region for CvC dona­tions. Coach Fred … Read more...

Produce donation expanding food horizons

Students at Tawanka Elementary School in Feasterville have been sam­pling a vari­ety of fresh fruits and veg­eta­bles thanks to a part­ner­ship between phys­i­cal edu­ca­tion teacher Bob Wright and the Giant Food Store in Feasterville. Each month the stu­dents will receive a sam­ple of a dif­fer­ent fruit or veg­etable — start­ing … 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...