Principal Finnerty to grads: ‘Make it a great life, Panthers!’

After each new grad­u­ate walks the stage to receive their diplo­ma, Superintendent Dr. Bill Harner meets them at the bot­tom of the steps to shake their hand.

On Friday night he shook the hand of near­ly 385 grad­u­ates at Lehigh University’s Stabler Arena. As he held the hand of Alexandra Brandis, Read more...

QCHS holds job fair for students, community

Quakertown Community High School stu­dents and com­mu­ni­ty mem­bers had the oppor­tu­ni­ty to meet with local busi­ness­es at the school’s first Job and Career Fair. Monday’s event gave stu­dents the chance to vis­it prospec­tive employ­ers dur­ing the school day. After dis­missal, adults were invit­ed in for the same opportunity.

The Read more...

Virtual College Fair goes off without a hitch

One hun­dred twenty-eight Quakertown Community High School stu­dents vir­tu­al­ly vis­it­ed with 18 col­leges on April 22, an event that replaced the tra­di­tion­al College Fair held in the gym­na­si­um.

“This was def­i­nite­ly new ter­ri­to­ry but the tech­nol­o­gy held up and the stu­dents pre­sent­ed them­selves very well,” said coun­selor Eric Gozzard, who … Read more...

3 recognized by National Merit Scholarship program

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has rec­og­nized three Quakertown Community High School seniors in its pres­ti­gious pro­gram for 2021.

Michael Dennis is a semi­fi­nal­ist while Matt Catalano and Veronika Durr each received a Letter of Commendation. Each stu­dent is rec­og­nized  for their out­stand­ing per­for­mance on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Read more...

QCHS wrestlers win 6th straight Liberty Division championship

The Quakertown Community High School wrestling team won its sixth con­sec­u­tive Suburban One League Liberty Division cham­pi­onship in dom­i­nat­ing fash­ion as 11 wrestlers cap­tured indi­vid­ual crowns, eight by pin.

The guys did a heck of a job,” Coach Kurt Handel said. “This is one of the tough­est teams in Quakertown Read more...

New program empowers accelerated math students

Quakertown Community School District mid­dle school stu­dents are devel­op­ing incred­i­ble STEM-related projects as part of a new pro­gram called Math Extensions.

Used for the first time at Strayer Middle School and the Sixth Grade Center, accel­er­at­ed math stu­dents are able to pick a project of their own choos­ing and, col­lab­o­rat­ing Read more...

Safety at heart of QCSD agreement with BusPatrol

The Quakertown Community School District has entered into an agree­ment ded­i­cat­ed to stu­dent trans­porta­tion safe­ty with BusPatrol, which is equip­ping Levy School Buses with stop-arm enforce­ment cam­eras to deter dri­vers from ille­gal­ly pass­ing stopped school buses.

BusPatrol’s cam­era sys­tem is posi­tioned to cap­ture vehi­cles that pass a school bus while Read more...

Major promotion for QCSD orchestra director

Megan K. Edinger, direc­tor of orches­tras at sev­en schools in the Quakertown Community School District, has been pro­mot­ed to the rank of Major (MAJ) in the Army National Guard.

MAJ Edinger offi­cial­ly received her pro­mo­tion Friday, November 6 at the National Guard Armory in Allentown. Army Lieutenant Colonel. … Read more...

Students’ Wawa behavior draws rave reviews

Quakertown par­ents, ya done good!

A busi­ness thought so much of your children’s polite and respect­ful behav­ior they’re throw­ing them a par­ty. The hon­or is being giv­en to approx­i­mate­ly two dozen stu­dents who attend Quakertown Community High School and were part of the Student Section for Friday night foot­ball games. Following Read more...

QCHS grad receives Fulbright and CLS scholarships

Robert Bryant will trav­el to Taiwan for an exten­sive eight-week course in Mandarin and then teach English to Taiwanese students.

Robert Bryant, a 2019 grad­u­ate of Quakertown Community High School, has been award­ed two dis­tin­guished schol­ar­ships as a soon-to-be grad­u­ate of Temple University. 

The first, as a CLS (Critical Language … 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...