What’s for lunch? Students have a say

With the con­tract of its food ser­vices provider con­clud­ing on June 30, the Quakertown Community School District came up with a rather unique way to see who would be serv­ing stu­dent break­fasts and lunch­es in the future.

During the week of May 8, three con­trac­tors each had one day to … Read more...

Lifetime educator Dr. Leight recognized for service to QCSD

In Dr. Robert L. Leight’s remark­able life, there hasn’t been a time he wasn’t a stu­dent or teacher, or worked to enhance the edu­ca­tion­al efforts of those who were.

Dr. Leight, a mem­ber of the Quakertown Community School Board for 27 years and found­ing mem­ber of the Quakertown Community Education … 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...

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...

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...

The consummate team player,’ Quakertown teacher called to Moravian Hall of Fame

A Quakertown Community School District teacher, who made life mis­er­able for quar­ter­backs as a col­lege defen­sive end, has been induct­ed into the Moravian Athletic Hall of Fame.

Dominick Cusumano, sec­ond in Moravian College his­to­ry with 27 sacks, was offi­cial­ly induct­ed on Nov. 9. “I’m just so proud and excit­ed,” said Mr. Read more...

QE receives special vending machine — for books

Students reward­ed for pos­i­tive behav­ior will earn PRIDE coins to stock their home library.

A spe­cial piece of equip­ment was recent­ly unveiled at Quakertown Elementary School that could have a pos­i­tive impact on read­ing and behav­ior.  A book vend­ing machine was pur­chased with the help of the Quakertown Community Education 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...

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...

Football team gives little heroes night to remember

When Ashton Herd woke up Saturday morn­ing, he wasn’t feel­ing too great. The Quakertown Community High School line­man and his Panthers had lost their first game, a phys­i­cal con­test, 17–14, to Cheltenham, drop­ping their record to 4–1.

But then Ashton turned on his lap­top and clicked on Facebook. He soon Read more...

Grads urged to cherish each moment

The Quakertown Community High School Class of 2023 advi­sors and stu­dent offi­cers cel­e­brat­ed 383 seniors with words of wis­dom that were at times fun­ny, seri­ous, and often emo­tion­al as fam­i­lies in the packed Alumni Field stands watched and lis­tened with their hearts full and eyes watery.

The 2023 Commencement Ceremony Read more...

Fab Lab week at Pfaff Elementary School

Students at Pfaff Elementary School have been ben­e­fit­ing this week from the cutting-edge tech­nol­o­gy of the Bucks County Intermediate Unit’s Fab Lab, designed to inspire and encour­age stu­dents to pur­sue careers in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) fields.

Pfaff’s Fab Lab work this week (Nov. 8–12), which includes stu­dents 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...

Outstanding sophomore leaders receive HOBY award

Two sopho­more stu­dents at Quakertown Community High School have been nom­i­nat­ed for the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY) schol­ar­ship. The award comes with an invi­ta­tion to attend a two-day lead­er­ship sem­i­nar with the orga­ni­za­tion, designed to give stu­dents the tools they need to turn their ideas into action … Read more...