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...

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...

Neshaminy Performs Together…Even When Apart

The Covid-19 pan­dem­ic may have put the brakes on spring con­certs, but the music teach­ers and stu­dent per­form­ers did­n’t let that stop them from join­ing in song even though they were apart.

Several schools host­ed vir­tu­al recitals that includ­ed dozens or even hun­dreds of par­tic­i­pants in Zoom meet­ings lis­ten­ing to … 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...

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...

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...

MBIT Summer Career Exploration Program

The Summer Career Exploration Program pro­vides week-long career enrich­ment oppor­tu­ni­ties for stu­dents who have com­plet­ed 7th, 8th, or 9th grade so they can begin to focus on career path­ways.  The pro­gram is designed to pro­vide inte­grat­ed hands-on learn­ing activ­i­ties in a vari­ety of career set­tings.

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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...

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...

Pennsbury Learning Gardens Toured by Waste Management Partners

Pennsbury School District is hon­ored to be includ­ed among numer­ous local part­ners to Waste Management, Inc. (WM) in the devel­op­ment and care of local learn­ing gar­dens. Other local enti­ties part­ner­ing with WM in this effort include the Falls Township Senior Center, Pennsbury Manor, The Pen Ryn School, and … 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...