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Diving into the new school year with Mrs. Katie Grunmeier

Siena Catanzaro, Staff Writer

September 17, 2014

TOWAMENCIN- Walking into North Penn High School this year, one would, as usual in a new school year, notice that there have been many changes. Whether... READ MORE »»

Caption: JUMP IN, THE WATER'S FINE! Mrs. Katie Grunmeir, a veteran to teaching and coaching, begins a new stage of her career this year as she joins the NPHS Health and PE Dept.

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“These Kingdoms United”: The 2014 Marching Knights take the field

Abby Mohr, Staff Writer

September 17, 2014

TOWAMENCIN – “It’s a great concept, a great show; it’s going to be a tremendous season for us,” said head director of the North Penn Marching... READ MORE »»

Caption: The North Penn Marching Knights perform their fall show at half-time during the September 7th Eagles’ game.

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An Apple a day keeps your family away: how technology divides you from the ones you love

Steph Krane, Staff Writer

September 17, 2014

This past Tuesday, the world watched, salivating, as Apple CEO Tim Cook unveiled the newest version of what will surely become the trendiest, most popular... READ MORE »»

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Why these faces matter to you: The importance of voting

Scott Vogel, Staff Writer

September 16, 2014

Alexis de Tocqueville once fondly said that in a democracy, “we get the government we deserve.” His belief that a free market enterprise was needed... READ MORE »»

Caption: In this combination of 2014 photos Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidates Democrat Tom Wolf, left, and Republican Gov. Tom Corbett are shown in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

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Overseas Opportunity: Meet Nele Kanzer, German exchange student

Madison Wiernusz, Staff Writer

September 15, 2014

TOWAMENCIN- To most people, the thought of traveling and living overseas for ten months is a scary thought. However, to others it presents an opportunity... READ MORE »»

Caption: COMING TO AMERICA: Nele Kanzer is pictured with her host family. Kanzer, an exchaneg student from Germany, will be at North Penn for the 2014-15 school year.

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Vikings show no mercy: Knights victim of tough Wood attack

Vikings show no mercy: Knights victim of tough Wood attack

Evan Hayes, Staff Writer

TOWAMENCIN-  The German Philosopher Albert Schweitzer once said “One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.” ... read story

September 13, 2014 • 0 comments

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Diving into the new school year with Mrs. Katie Grunmeier

Siena Catanzaro, Staff Writer

TOWAMENCIN- Walking into North Penn High School this year, one would, as usual in a new school year, notice that there have been many changes. Whether new to North Penn or... read story

September 17, 2014 • 1 comment

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Student Life

NPTV travels to Temple for Emmy Awards

Kelsey Killion, Staff Writer

PHILADELPHIA-Last week members of NPTV’s crew visited Temple University  to receive awards for their accomplishments this year while also learning more about the communications... read story

May 23, 2014 • 0 comments

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Opinion

An Apple a day keeps your family away: how technology divides you from the ones you love

An Apple a day keeps your family away: how technology divides you from the ones you love

Steph Krane, Staff Writer

This past Tuesday, the world watched, salivating, as Apple CEO Tim Cook unveiled the newest version of what will surely become the trendiest, most popular device around the... read story

September 17, 2014 • 0 comments

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“These Kingdoms United”: The 2014 Marching Knights take the field

Abby Mohr, Staff Writer

TOWAMENCIN – “It’s a great concept, a great show; it’s going to be a tremendous season for us,” said head director of the North Penn Marching Knights, Mike Britcher,... read story

September 17, 2014 • 0 comments

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Features

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Unveiling the new Galaxy Note 4

Nafiul Hossain, Staff Writer

Something fresh and new has finally arrived for all the tech nerds. The Samsung Galaxy Note 4. After months of supposed leaks and endless rumor, the phone was finally announced... read story

September 12, 2014 • 0 comments

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NP Staff Columns

PUBLIC SCHOOL EDUCATION CLASHES WITH CHARTER LAWS: An English class at North Penn High School works through a piece of literature. Classroom funding is often considered at risk for a school district forced to fund charter school education.

EDITORIAL- Can charter schools impair North Penn public education?

Kevin Manero, North Penn High School- English Dept.

The views expressed in this column are the views of the author as an educator and taxpayer, and are not intended to be a reflection of the views of the North Penn School District.... read story

January 28, 2014 • 5 comments

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Entertainment

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Ed Sheeran lights up Wells Fargo Center

Abby Mohr, Staff Writer

The lights go down, high-pitched screams reverberate throughout the walls of the Wells Fargo Center, and one man walks on stage. One guitar, four amps, two microphones, and... read story

September 13, 2014 • 0 comments

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Tech Times

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Engineering Academy student analyzes cutting edge swimwear

Michael Boyer, NPHS Technology and Engineering Education Department Teacher

TOWAMENCIN – What do scanning electron microscopes and competition swimwear have in common? In January, the Engineering Design and Development (Nanotechnology) course... read story

April 2, 2014 • 0 comments

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