Sixth-grade class reunites after 47 years

On January 26, 2019, 17 of 21 stu­dents from retired Neshaminy School District teacher Harry Myrga’s 1972–1973 sixth-grade class at Everitt Elementary School returned to the area for a reunion held at the Attleboro Community in Langhorne. They came from as far away as Washington state, Arizona, Texas and Israel. … Read more...

Temple art show pairs teachers, students

Herbert Hoover ES art teacher Justin Bursk and Neshaminy High School art teacher Terry O’Neill were both accept­ed into the Artists as Educators exhi­bi­tion at Tyler School of Art, Temple University. This exhib­it pairs an art educator’s art­work with the art­work of their stu­dents. The goal is to pair stu­dents … Read more...

BTSD Tech Team Heroes

Kudos to the BTSD tech team as they san­i­tize, pre­pare, bar­code and deploy thou­sands of devices to our stu­dents. What does is take to get a Chromebook in the hands of a BTSD stu­dent? Devices are retrieved from a build­ing, a diag­nos­tics soft­ware check, a hard­ware review. san­i­tize, bar­code and … Read more...

First Grade Students Learn from Virtual Reality

Pennsbury Technology Department staff mem­ber, Amanda D’Amico, host­ed a vir­tu­al real­i­ty tour of aquat­ic life around the globe for first grade stu­dents at Penn Valley Elementary School. The stu­dents first read a non­fic­tion piece about ani­mals and their traits for sur­vival. The vir­tu­al real­i­ty tour brought to life the … Read more...

10-Day Film Challenge

Our Multimedia Technology stu­dents were recent­ly rec­og­nized at the 10-Day Film Challenge Awards Ceremony for their orig­i­nal short films. The stu­dents trav­eled to Philadelphia to attend the movie pre­mier and awards pre­sen­ta­tion. The film We Can Fix This won first in the Pennsylvania State Awards for Best Movie, Best Use … Read more...

Biography Bash Held at Walt Disney Elementary

Third grade stu­dents held their annu­al “Biography Bash” at Pennsbury’s Walt Disney Elementary School in the spring of 2019. “This is a two-part project that involves in-classroom research and a project to work on at home,” explained teacher, Jess Holzerman. “Students arrived dressed as famous peo­ple, ready to embody … Read more...

Pennsbury Basketball Team Extends Outreach to Elementary Schools

In keep­ing with a tra­di­tion begun by PHS teacher and coach, Frank Sciolla, 20 years ago, the Varsity Girls Basketball Team trav­els to the Pennsbury ele­men­tary schools where they con­duct assem­blies on the impor­tance of read­ing and student-teacher rela­tion­ships. “They do this the day before the game and then … 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...

Sunset Challenge promotes healthy life choices

Nearly 500 run­ners par­tic­i­pat­ed in the first annu­al #StandUp Neshaminy Sunset Challenge 2K / 5K race held at Maple Point Middle School in Langhorne on May 10. The race drew stu­dents from every District school, their fam­i­lies, and run­ners from the com­mu­ni­ty who com­pet­ed on a 2K course stayed on … Read more...

Central Bucks Students Graduate from Biotech Center Program

Students, sci­en­tists, par­ents, donors, school offi­cials, and oth­er invit­ed guests gath­ered in a con­fer­ence room at the Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center to hon­or “grad­u­ates” of the part­ner­ship pro­gram between the cen­ter and Central Bucks School District (CBSD). Each of the pro­gram’s par­tic­i­pants were induct­ed into the Blumberg Alumni Association.… Read more...

Even During a Pandemic, Students Flourish in Clubs and Activities

Open for face to face and online learn­ing since the begin­ning of the school year (August 31st), Palisades stu­dents, fam­i­lies, and staff have been work­ing dili­gent­ly to mit­i­gate the spread of COVID-19 in our com­mu­ni­ty, to keep schools open and allow face to face and online pro­grams (K‑12) to flour­ish Read more...