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The North Penn School Board at the most recent action meeting in November.
School Board action meeting returns to normalcy
Julia Nardone, Executive Editor • November 23, 2021
12 Knights making their dreams come true signing National Letters of Intent
Marissa Leibowitz, Staff Writer • November 22, 2021

A moment that all student-athletes dream of is getting recruited to play their respective sport in college. Twelve of North Penn High School’s...

Examining the increasing voter turnout in the North Penn community
Milan Varia, Executive Editor • November 18, 2021

It’s a slightly chilly morning on the first Tuesday of November. It’s time to vote. Everyone has said voting is important; it’s a civic...

A look at how North Penn judges a book
Julia Nardone, Executive Editor • November 10, 2021

Lansdale - Vulgar words and loud displays of displeasure from various members of the community were expressed at the last North Penn School District...

Senait Ambaw, right, who said her home had been destroyed by artillery, leaves by foot on a path near the village of Chenna Teklehaymanot, in the Amhara region of northern Ethiopia, on Sept. 9, 2021. (AP Photo)
OPINION: It is time for us to challenge the Ethiopian Government
Milan Varia, Executive Editor • December 3, 2021

Opinions expressed in the Op/Ed section of The Knight Crier are not necessarily reflective of the views of the entire staff of the KC. This is a follow-up article to a...

What are we really talking about here?
Opinion: What’s actually behind the cover of the book debate?
Aiden Miller, Staff Writer • November 23, 2021

Opinions expressed in the Op/Ed section of The Knight Crier are not necessarily reflective of the views of the entire staff of the KC.  A high school library is the epicenter...

Opinion: Vaccine optional is the right course
Opinion: Vaccine optional is the right course
Maggie Robinson, Staff Writer • November 22, 2021

Opinions expressed in the Op/Ed section of The Knight Crier are not necessarily reflective of the views of the entire staff of the KC.  As a vaccinated teen, I think that...

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Mrs. Madeline Putterman teaches her students factorization during a school day at North Penn High School. She believes math is one of the most fundamental things that can be learned.
Putterman solving life's equations with her students
Nina Walls, Staff Writer • December 5, 2021

When students walk into her classroom, they notice an aura of excitement oozing from Mrs. Madeline Putterman,...

Mr. Andrew Daubert returned to North Penn this school year. As lifetime Knight, he looks forward to everyday at his new job.
North Penn Knight returns home to teach in the classrooms he learned in
Achilles Triantafyllos, Staff Writer • December 5, 2021

Many teachers come from other districts and experience North Penn for the first time in their first year,...

History in the Making: Mr. Steven Roberts works with a student in his history class at North Penn High School. Roberts is in his first year teaching at NPHS.
For NP's new history teacher, no time like the present
Jessica Wendowski, Staff Writer • December 3, 2021

While he may be a new history teacher here, he is no rookie when it comes to teaching. It took him a...

Mrs. Christina Boucher reviews todays lesson plan on solving by elimination at the start of her 7th period algebra class.
Teaching at NP adding up for Mrs. Christina Boucher
December 1, 2021

The path to teachership is never the same. Some move schools for a while, eventually finding a place...

Ms. Jamie Devine is back home for her first year of teaching.
The Devine world of English
November 24, 2021

It happened at Pennfield Middle School in Mr. Romano's 9th grade English class when the lightbulb went...

North Penn senior SGA members Maura McPeak and Emma Kopcho hang one of many strands of paper lightbulbs containing the names of every NP student and staff member. This photo captures the hanging of the lights in 2014, a tradition that has been in place at NPHS for over 20 years.
Lightbulb tradition set to usher in holiday season
Emily Dahms, Staff Writer • December 3, 2021

Unless you’re a senior at North Penn, chances are you haven’t walked the halls during the holidays....

Mayor-elect Neil McDevitt poses in front of North Wales’ 9th Street Park Gazebo, one of the borough’s many natural spaces.
With positive outlooks on the Borough, McDevitt is ready to lead
Tyler Letcher, Staff Writer • December 2, 2021

As election season winds down, North Wales Borough is able to see its next mayor at the end of the tunnel...

Wente is back and is powering through the school year.
Wente away and now back again
Emily Courtney, Staff Writer • November 30, 2021

Torry Wente finds himself back at a familiar location; Backstage of a NPHS Theatre production.  While...

North Penns top ten fall sports moments in the 2021-2022 school year
Top 10 Fall Sports Moments
Molly Agriss, Staff Writer • November 23, 2021

HONORABLE MENTION Patterson's 1,000th assist North Penn Senior Charlotte Patterson achieved her 1,000th assist for the first time in North Penn Volleyball history. 10)...

Esha Velaga (left) and Coach Renee Didomizio (right) stand proud in front of the podium at states.
Competitors are no match for our very own Knight Esha Velaga
Molly Agriss, Staff Writer • November 22, 2021

After a strong undefeated season, junior Esha Velaga finished out strong and took home the 2021 PIAA 3A Girls’ Singles Tennis State Championship title. Velaga won North...

Running Away with It
Sweet cross country season comes to a close in Hershey
Emily Dahms, Staff Writer • November 22, 2021

For junior Colin Fisher and sophomore Ava Warner, their cross country ended sweetly while they attended states in Hershey. Warner's running at states concluded her first...

Shirley is back and better than before. She sits here with her North Penn coffee mug, waiting to hear your questions.
Ask Miss Shirley! - The advice column with wrong answers only!
November 15, 2021

Introducing Ask Shirley, the not so helpful advice column of the Knight Crier! Students can send in their questions for Shirley, and she’ll answer them with her strongest...

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,...

North Penn Mornings, December 3, 2021
North Penn Television December 3, 2021
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
Taylor Swift feeling alive and free with the re-release of her album Red. (Credit: @taylorswift via Instagram)
All Swifties are seeing “Red” once again
Maureen Gambogi, Staff Writer • November 16, 2021

Nine years after one heartbreak still has an impact on millions of fans. Taylor Swift has had her heart...

Skeletons line the streets of Dorney, but this one is unique. This large skeleton is right outside of the Coasters Drive-in restaurant.
Frights and fun at Dorney Park this Halloween
Maggie Robinson, Staff Writer • October 27, 2021

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