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Homecoming King and Queen Giovanni Nero and Caitlin Tecklin crowned during halftime at Crawford Stadium
Nero and Tecklin crowned King and Queen in the new Crawford Stadium
Julia Nardone, Executive Editor • October 2, 2021
NPSD to honor service men and women at Veterans Day ‘Graduation’ ceremony
Knight Crier September 21, 2021

LANSDALE – The North Penn School District (NPSD) Board of School Directors is looking for a few good men and women. For the first time since...

9 NPHS students named semifinalists in National Merit Scholarship Program
Knight Crier September 21, 2021

LANSDALE – The North Penn School District (NPSD) is proud to recognize the following nine North Penn High School (NPHS) students who were named...

North Penn School Board discusses air conditioning and future infrastructure plans
Julia Nardone, Executive Editor • September 17, 2021

At the first meeting since the approval of the Health and Safety Plan as well as Governor Wolf’s mandate for masks in all Pennsylvania schools,...

Current members of the school board, including Jonathan Kassa, Tina Stoll, Christian Fusco and Al Roesch are being challenged by newcomers to the board, including Jessie Bradica, Michael Kennedy, Frederick Froelich, and Harry Snyder.
OPINION: Top School Board Election issues this year
Tyler Letcher, Staff Writer • October 18, 2021

Covid One of the most poignant concerns for residents of North Penn with school-aged children is making sure that their kids are safe during the pandemic. While masks are...

Testing... Testing.. 1,2,3 Testing - Students are often hit with multiple tests and quizzes on the same day. The need for teachers to adhere to designated testing days is key.
OPINION: Teachers should adhere to testing days
Yamuni Kaijumi, Staff Writer • October 13, 2021

What’s the point of having testing days if teachers aren’t willing to follow them? This is a question many students have been asking.  Having testing days provides...

There has always been a challenge with freedom of speech when it comes to students. But, how do these issues affect student journalists?
EDITORIAL: Where do the limits of student free speech lie?
Milan Varia, Executive Editor • October 3, 2021

The Supreme Court may have ruled Mahanoy Area School District v. B.L. in favor of the student, Brandi Levy. However, answers were absent. This was not a step forward in the...

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Freshman Ryan Bocklet after North Penn football team’s win against Truman.
Bocklet kicks off into his high school career
Maureen Gambogi, Staff Writer • October 10, 2021

Tackling every obstacle that comes his way, Ryan Bocklet is a multisport athlete that is dedicated to...

North Penn senior and Varsity girls soccer player Hannah Mallitz after  a recent game.
Hannah Mallitz leading with compassion
Jessica Wendowski, Staff Writer • October 10, 2021

Are you a leader or a follower? That’s a question that takes some people years to decide. Whether you...

New Office, New Building,: Dr. William Carlin joined the NPHS Admin team this year as an assistant principal in F40.
Dr. William Carlin finds new home at North Penn High School
Julia Shearer, Staff Writer • October 8, 2021

Three degrees and years of education later, in 2001 Dr. William Carlin found his home within North Penn...

Faith Robersons sketchbook, dazzled with drawings from top to bottom.
The Artistic Prodigy: Faith Roberson
October 3, 2021

Most people do not think about the behind-the-scenes of movies: the actors with half-done make-up and...

French Exchange student Justine Galichon
The Girl From Across the World
October 1, 2021

Justine Galichon has come a long way from Bordeaux, France to spend her senior year here at North Penn...

Circular journey finds Mr. Don Walsh atop NPHS Athletics
Circular journey finds Mr. Don Walsh atop NPHS Athletics
Peyton Stagliano, Staff Writer • October 12, 2021

Towamencin - Every stroke slicing through the water. Each gasp of breath. Cheering muffled by the rippling...

Mr. David Engle happy to be starting his North Penn Career
A New Engle to Phys-Ed.
Emily Courtney, Staff Writer • October 7, 2021

Mr. David Engle had dreams of becoming a teacher but also had a further dream of becoming a professional...

Alex Hoffman after practice on his home court
Hoffman a match for tennis and teaching
Maureen Gambogi, Staff Writer • October 4, 2021

Raised as a North Penn Knight, Alex Hoffman never would have believed that one day he would be teaching...

Senior girls volleyball captain Charlotte Patterson hits her 1000th assist in her high school career on senior night.
Knights shut out Pioneers in straight sets
Eva Schuster, Staff Writer • October 18, 2021

TOWAMENCIN - All eyes were on North Penn’s senior volleyball players as they crossed the floor in recognition of their time with the team. When the ceremony ended, the crowd’s...

Jalen Hurts has been up and down this NFL season. How long should the Eagles wait on him?
How long is too long for the Eagles?
Milan Varia, Executive Editor • October 13, 2021

Patience is typically regarded as a virtue. But if that’s the case, how long can one remain patient? Is there a time the plug gets pulled, and everything moves in a new...

North Penn Junior Varsity girls soccer team taking on CB East
The making of varsity stars
Marissa Leibowitz, Staff Writer • October 13, 2021

Junior varsity sports are the foundation of making a varsity player. At North Penn High School, the abundance of sports teams is undeniable. Yet, some of the most under-appreciated...

NPHS students send teachers messages of thanks
Jadie Ferrell, Staff Writer • May 7, 2021

While all that’s happened this year has been unprecedented for everyone, teachers have definitely had their fair share of challenges. With having to completely move their...

Golden Girl - Mrs. Linda Law is working as hard as ever in her golden anniversary of her first year at NP. in her 50th year with the district, Law has certainly had a front row seat for the challenges of pandemic era school and athletics.
In 50th year: The Law of the land
William Ketner, Staff Writer • May 3, 2021

TOWAMENCIN- 50 years. For reference, 50 years ago was the opening of Disney World in Florida, the Vietnam...

Curley Clan - Mrs. Katie Curley and Mr. Jason Curley with their son and daughter Kellen and Kacie.
Nature and nurture at the heart of life for the Curleys
William Ketner, Staff Writer • January 31, 2021

TOWAMENCIN — Most couples don’t spend a day teaching kids everything from how to solve equations,...

From the NP Vault - 2005 First ever episode of Mornings
From the NP Vault - 2005 First ever episode of Mornings
Knight Crier December 4, 2020
An inside look at the Hybrid learning technology
An inside look at the Hybrid learning technology
North Penn Television October 9, 2020
Lost: The show before its time
Lost: The show before its time
Julia Nardone, Executive Editor • October 11, 2021

With polar bears and tropical islands; Lost is a show we need to bring back. Lost is a TV show that...

Netflixs Squid Game ranking number 1 since its release on September 17, 2021
Squid Game on track to be Netflix’s biggest hit of all time
Maggie Robinson, Staff Writer • October 7, 2021

Squid game is a series on Netflix with one season and nine episodes in that season. It was originally...

Left to right: Danny Jonson, Jaden Weed, Aarush Hatti, Aditya Datta, and Rihbs Chakrabarti feature in a music video for Susies Song.
Aditya Datta's "Entries" into music
Jojo Dalwadi, Executive Editor • April 29, 2021
Mayank Amin, dressed as Superman, helps patients out of the car, carrying a box of doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.
North Penn Alum is a COVID-19 Superhero
Milan Varia, Staff Writer • February 23, 2021
Katie Solomon, 2016 NPHS graduate, at the famous Nittany Lion statue on the campus of Penn State  University. Solomon is the Executive Director of PSUs Thon in 2021.
North Penn grad ready to lead PSU through Covid-era Thon
William Ketner, Staff Writer • January 18, 2021