Pennwood Middle School Achieves LEED Gold Certification

     Pennsbury School District is pleased to announce that the environmentally-friendly ren­o­va­tion of Pennwood Middle School employed numer­ous sus­tain­able plan­ning, design, and con­struc­tion com­po­nents to achieve LEED Gold cer­ti­fi­ca­tion from the U.S. Green Building Council. LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. By seek­ing the LEED Certification, … Read more...

Pennsbury: “A K‑12 Conversation on Social Justice”

 
On February 13, 2021 the Pennsbury School District released the video linked here titled, A K‑12 Conversation on Social Justice, in con­junc­tion with Black History Month, the Day of Service hon­or­ing Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the ongo­ing nation­al dis­cus­sion sur­round­ing the prin­ci­ples of democ­ra­cy and social
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AOY Art Center to Host 4th Annual Show of Works by Pennsbury Art Majors

The AOY Art Center, a Pennsbury Partner, will host the fourth annu­al gallery show of adju­di­cat­ed Pennsbury stu­dent work on two week­ends in ear­ly 2020. As in past years, this show­case of up-and-coming tal­ent will be juried by mem­bers of the AOY Art Center and prizes will be award­ed. First … Read more...

Pennsbury Names Partners of the Year

The Pennsbury Partners Program cel­e­brat­ed its 20th annu­al part­ner­ship recog­ni­tion event on April 30, 2019 at William Penn Middle School.  As in pre­vi­ous years, awards were pre­sent­ed to one out­stand­ing busi­ness part­ner and one out­stand­ing non-profit part­ner of the year.  The 2019 cel­e­bra­tion also fea­tured musi­cal enter­tain­ment by … 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...

Faculty Virtual Ensemble Honors Pennsbury Seniors

Instrumental music fac­ul­ty mem­bers found a way to hon­or the Pennsbury Class of 2020 with a spe­cial vir­tu­al per­for­mance of the Pennsbury Alma Mater. Each teacher played a dif­fer­ent instru­men­tal part of the com­po­si­tion, with some tap­ing them­selves play­ing more than one musi­cal instru­ment. The final, com­pos­ite edit was cre­at­ed … Read more...

Pennsbury High School Achieves World Record

The “Best Prom in America” just got even bet­ter, thanks to spe­cial recog­ni­tion by the Guinness World Records team!

After care­ful­ly doc­u­ment­ing the process that led to the cre­ation of the largest mur­al of kiss­es, or lip prints, Pennsbury High School admin­is­tra­tors were noti­fied by the Guinness World Records team … Read more...

Philadelphia Orchestra Members Perform for String Students

Instrumental music teacher, Michael McGarry, reports that string stu­dents from all three Pennsbury mid­dle schools attend­ed a per­for­mance by a quar­tet of musi­cians from the Philadelphia Orchestra.  “Students lis­tened to pieces from the clas­si­cal reper­toire by Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven in the newly-refurbished Pennwood audi­to­ri­um,” said Mr. McGarry.  Performers … Read more...

SPARK: a New Elementary “Special” in Pennsbury

With the pas­sage of the 2019–2020 School District final bud­get on June 20th, the Pennsbury Board of School Directors approved the re-instatement of a fifth “spe­cial” to the ele­men­tary sched­ule. Supplementing the cur­rent spe­cials that include phys­i­cal edu­ca­tion, music, art, and library will be the intro­duc­tion of a new week­ly … Read more...

Grants Awarded to Pennsbury Schools by Partners Program

The Pennsbury Partners Advisory Board Mini-Grant Committee recent­ly award­ed five schools with spe­cial, corporate-sponsored mini-grants in the amount of $3,010. The pur­pose of these grants is to fos­ter part­ner­ship devel­op­ments in each school that: 

- Make a pos­i­tive impact on stu­dent aca­d­e­m­ic achieve­ment by link­ing with cur­ricu­lum;
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Pennsbury Schools Recognized for PBIS

Pennsbury is cel­e­brat­ing the accom­plish­ments of nine District schools, as each was rec­og­nized recent­ly by the Pennsylvania Positive Behavior Support Network (PaPBS). According to Regina Rausch, Director of Special Education, the schools are among the 2020 recip­i­ents of recog­ni­tion for high fideli­ty imple­men­ta­tion of Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports … Read more...

Pennsbury Librarians Coordinate Book Lending

Students across the Pennsbury School District have access to books from the school libraries dur­ing the COVID clo­sure peri­od thanks to the District  librar­i­ans, shares Manor Elementary librar­i­an, Megan Edson.  “All ten ele­men­tary schools are offer­ing curb­side pick-up of library books by hav­ing stu­dents select books via Destiny (Pennsbury’s … Read more...