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EDITORIAL: After the torches and pitchforks

EDITORIAL: After the torches and pitchforks

January 23

America should have learned a lot over the past several months and the past several days. Most notably, a whole lot of people love President Donald J....

Editorial: Non-establishment candidates establish feel for American pulse

Editorial: Non-establishment candidates establish feel for American pulse

Kevin Manero, Knight Crier Adviser

February 2

Filed under NP Staff Columns, Opinion, The Pitch, Top Stories

For the last several weeks I have found myself almost involuntarily using the word “circus” every time I talk about the 2016 Presidential race. I mean,...

EDITORIAL: My Christmas wish for NP students – Embrace the political circus

EDITORIAL: My Christmas wish for NP students – Embrace the political circus

December 22

This week, thousands of high school students from North Penn will push their school bags into the corners of their bedrooms, take a deep breath, and begin...

EDITORIAL: Childhood cancer game should shed light on how lucky we are

EDITORIAL: Childhood cancer game should shed light on how lucky we are

September 22

TOWAMENCIN- Kudos to the North Penn High School Key Club, Knights for Life, and the North Penn football program on big wins in Crawford Stadium. Last Friday...

EDITORIAL- Can charter schools impair North Penn public education?

EDITORIAL- Can charter schools impair North Penn public education?

January 28

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 ...

Towamencin “Pumpkin House” lights its final candles

Towamencin “Pumpkin House” lights its final candles

October 31

TOWAMENCIN – If you grew up in Towamencin Township, you can mark your calendar by at least a few events that annually have shaped the rites of passage...

Faculty/Staff Column: Why Watching TV Shows is Good for Your Health

Faculty/Staff Column: Why Watching TV Shows is Good for Your Health

April 9

When I was about six years old, (circa the mid 1980s), I would religiously tune in to watch The Dukes of Hazzard on Friday nights on CBS. Often my grand...

The Pop of the Catcher’s Mitt – My “Insular Tahiti”

The Pop of the Catcher’s Mitt – My “Insular Tahiti”

February 12

Warning – If you are not a baseball fan – you should still keep reading. This is really not just a baseball article. For those who read my columns...

Take the Earbuds Out and Say Hello to Me!

Kevin Manero, NPHS English Teacher / Knight Crier Advisor

November 16

Filed under The Pitch

As students cavort, gambol, or plod through the hallways, sometimes they do so with an effete stride, and sometimes derring-do burgeons on their countenances after a great fait accompli in the classroom. Of course there is always a little raillery and persiflage, and also the occasional lachrymose high school break up - all expected among the hoi polloi of a high school hallway. It...

Five Things Sandy Taught Me

Kevin Manero, English Teacher -North Penn High School

November 2

Filed under NP Staff Columns, The Pitch

Through experience, we learn. Ishmael learns much about the universe through his journey aboard Ahab’s ill-fated ship, and similarly, through my own much less ill-fated ride along Superstorm Sandy, I, too, have learned. Here are a few lessons I gleaned in Sandy’s wake: 1. I kind of prefer a world with no traffic lights. Okay, don’t get me wrong, as a student po...

An Epic Marathon Over in Just 9 Innings – What Major League Baseball can Learn from Moby-Dick

Kevin Manero, NPHS English Teacher and Baseball Coach

October 6

Filed under NP Staff Columns, The Pitch

With the Atlanta Braves’ loss to the St. Louis Cardinals in Major League Baseball’s first ever second wild card, one game playoff round (or whatever it is the baseball think tank has titled it) leaving a "damp, drizzly November" in my baseball soul, I found it high time to get to baseball- pontificating as soon as I could. After his epic, arduous search, Captain Ah...

Why High School Football Matters

Why High School Football Matters

December 13

In the Norman Rockwell depicted small town America, communities gather in town around the Christmas tree for holiday festivities in December, and the town...

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