Field Study program makes powerful impact

Nicole Pasciuti’s intern­ship with the Upper Bucks Free Press pro­vid­ed the Quakertown Community High School junior with the per­fect oppor­tu­ni­ty to dis­cov­er whether her pas­sion for English and for writ­ing would fit into a career as a journalist.

Thanks to the high school’s Field Study pro­gram, her expe­ri­ence at 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...

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...

Caps, gowns delivered as community rallies around grads

More than 400 caps, gowns and “Panther Proud” lawn signs have been deliv­ered to Quakertown Community High School seniors in what has been described as “an entire com­mu­ni­ty ral­ly­ing behind our stu­dents.”

The words belong to Principal Mattias van’t Hoenderdaal, who thanked his admin­is­tra­tive team, teach­ers, coun­selors, sup­port staff, fire … Read more...

We’re all in this together

The mes­sage to more than 400 Quakertown grads: “Your suc­cess is my suc­cess, and my suc­cess is your success.” 

After 16 months of being kept apart and some­times feel­ing iso­lat­ed by a pan­dem­ic ter­ri­bly dif­fi­cult to nav­i­gate, Quakertown Community High School grad­u­ates heard how the resilience and com­mit­ment they dis­played Read more...

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...

QCHS holds first Panther Clubs and Sports Fair

Quakertown Community High School held its first Panther Clubs and Sports Fair on October 1st, giv­ing stu­dents near­ly 50 options to choose from.

All stu­dents had the oppor­tu­ni­ty to walk around the gym­na­si­um track, where tables were set up with infor­ma­tion about each of the school’s clubs and sports. Read more...

Dr. Harner honored for global engagement in education

Quakertown Community School District Superintendent Dr. Bill Harner is a recip­i­ent of the Torch of Global Enlightenment Award for 2020, award­ed by the World Affairs Council of Harrisburg.

The announce­ment was made by Joyce M. Davis, pres­i­dent and chief exec­u­tive offi­cer of the orga­ni­za­tion which hon­ors indi­vid­u­als and orga­ni­za­tions … 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...

Neidig students star in Bucks County STEM Challenge

A group of Neidig Elementary School fifth-graders fin­ished sec­ond among 47 teams at the 2021 STEM Design Challenge at the Bucks County Intermediate Unit. Neidig entered three teams into the com­pe­ti­tion and two reached the semifinals.

We are so proud of our Neidig lead­ers’ work with the STEM projects,” Read more...

QCHS kicks off Esports Club

Quakertown Community High School is adding one of the nation’s fastest-growing clubs to its wide array of activ­i­ties for stu­dents. The Esports Club was intro­duced to stu­dents on Feb. 1 and began com­pe­ti­tion on Feb. 17.

The goal of the club is to pro­vide stu­dents with a pos­i­tive social envi­ron­ment … 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...