Teachers awarded student jerseys for making a difference

Before class­es began at Quakertown Community High School, sev­er­al senior student-athletes had their uni­forms ready as a one-day gift to their favorite teacher to wear or hang in their classroom.

What may become a new tra­di­tion was inspired by Kate Kemp, a social stud­ies teacher, who read about “My Jersey, Read more...

QCHS grad celebrates Air Force promotion on home turf

For one of the biggest days of his life, his Air Force pro­mo­tion cer­e­mo­ny, Lucas Brommer chose to share the moment with his fam­i­ly and friends in his home­town — Quakertown.

A 2003 grad­u­ate of Quakertown Community High School, Maj. Brommer became Lt. Col. Brommer in an event at the Read more...

QCHS students receive ALICE counter training: ‘We don’t want them to be sitting ducks’

Close to 50 Quakertown Community High School stu­dents have been receiv­ing train­ing on how to react in the event an active shoot­er enters the high school.

The stu­dents signed up for ongo­ing lessons giv­en by School Resource Officer Bob Lee and social stud­ies teacher Sean Burke, a for­mer sergeant in

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QCHS digital design teacher named art educator of the year

Amy Migliore, Digital Design teacher at Quakertown Community High School, has been named Pennsylvania Art Education Association 2019 Secondary Art Educator of the Year.

Ms. Migliore, well known as an inno­v­a­tive edu­ca­tor and in demand as a speak­er at uni­ver­si­ty con­fer­ences, has been an art teacher in QCSD for 19 … Read more...

District names new principal for Quakertown Community High School

Beginning July 1, Quakertown Community High School will have a new principal.

The Quakertown Community School Board vot­ed 9–0 Thursday night in sup­port of the administration’s rec­om­men­da­tion to name Mattias van’t Hoenderdaal to the posi­tion pre­vi­ous­ly held by Dr. David Finnerty.

Mr. van’t Hoenderdaal, 35, is cur­rent­ly prin­ci­pal of School 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...

QCSD celebrates first MLK Day of Service

Close to 200 stu­dents packed into the Quakertown Community High School cafe­te­ria this morn­ing, lis­tened intent­ly to a dynam­ic speak­er, and then braved the bit­ter cold in var­i­ous parts of Bucks County to serve their fel­low citizens.

The district’s first Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service — fol­low­ing a … Read more...

QCHS has FBLA state champion

Avadar Brownlee of Quakertown Community High School won the state’s Future Business Leaders America state com­pe­ti­tion and qual­i­fied for nation­als. Her tri­umph came in the Human Resources Management com­pe­ti­tion.

“Avadar did a phe­nom­e­nal job and I couldn’t be more proud of her accom­plish­ment,” said Sandi Frisch, the fac­ul­ty advi­sor to … 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...

State officials recognize Quakertown Presidential Scholar

Pennsylvania Department of Education Acting Secretary Noe Ortega vis­it­ed the Upper Bucks County Technical School June 2nd to rec­og­nize the “high accom­plish­ments” of Presidential Scholar Raymond Slifer and tout the impor­tance of career and tech­ni­cal education.

Raymond, a stu­dent at Quakertown Community High School and the UBCTS, is Pennsylvania’s Read more...

Two QCHS seniors recognized by National Merit Scholarship Program for 2022

Two Quakertown Community High School seniors have been rec­og­nized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation for their excep­tion­al aca­d­e­m­ic promise.

Avinash Paul qual­i­fied as a semi­fi­nal­ist in the pres­ti­gious pro­gram for 2022 while Avadar Brownlee achieved the sta­tus of a Commended Student.

Students entered the National Merit Scholarship Program, a Read more...

College Board recognizes Quakertown senior

Yelizaveta Hernandez, a Quakertown Community High School senior, has been rec­og­nized by the College Board for her aca­d­e­m­ic success.

A straight‑A stu­dent, Yelizaveta received the College Board National Hispanic Recognition Award and National Rural and Small Town Recognition Award for hav­ing a grade point aver­age above 3.5 while scor­ing in Read more...

State Senate committee holds school safety hearing in Quakertown

The Quakertown Community School District is quick­ly becom­ing the epi­cen­ter for dis­cus­sion on school safety.

Just hours after the dis­trict held the ini­tial meet­ing of its Community School Safety Committee, the state’s Senate Majority Policy Committee vis­it­ed Quakertown Friday morn­ing to review school safe­ty efforts with stu­dents and school, law Read more...