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North Penn School Board holds first meeting of the 2021-2022 school year
North Penn School Board discusses air conditioning and future infrastructure plans
Julia Nardone, Executive Editor • September 17, 2021
Contract agreements reached in NPSD
Knight Crier August 27, 2021

LANSDALE – The North Penn School District (NPSD) and its two labor unions have agreed to new contracts. The NPSD Board of School Directors...

North Penn School Board approves Revised Health and Safety Plan
Julia Nardone, Staff Writer • August 20, 2021

In a very community-driven action meeting, the North Penn School Board approved the revised Health and Safety Plan which, at this current point...

Uproar at North Penn School Board meeting over possible mask requirements
Julia Nardone, Staff Writer • August 12, 2021

At the August work session meeting, the North Penn School Board faced a very tumultuous crowd in Penndale’s auditorium to discuss the topic...

Our Knight Crier hybrid staff picture for the 2021 Accolade.
My final headline
Connor Niszczak, Executive Editor • June 9, 2021

Goodbyes are meant to be hard. As the magnificent A. A. Milne once wrote, “How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” As I write this,...

Even as the world has made extreme progress towards on a return to normalcy over the course of this school year, the household of staff writer Tyler Letcher remains vigliant.
Sophomore reflects on a school year in lockdown
Tyler Letcher, Staff Writer • May 20, 2021

Looking back in history books can be shocking. Seeing disasters that you could never fathom occurring today, such as war, famine, or disease can be quite humbling, and a reminder...

This August 9, 2013 photo taken in Concord, NH, shows handmade notecards made by spraying cardstock with chalkboard paint. Get in the back-to-school mood by making notecards that incorporate old-school elements like chalkboards, vintage maps, notebook paper and brown paper lunch sacks. With chalkboard art as a trend, turning a notecard into a mini-chalkboard is as easy as applying a few coats of spray paint to a piece of cardstock.  (AP Photo/Holly Ramer)
For Teacher Appreciation Week, a thank you note
Connor Niszczak, Executive Editor • May 7, 2021

Merriam-Webster defines a teacher as “one whose occupation is to instruct.” I define it as much more. To me, a teacher is someone who goes out of their way to make connections...


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Molly Ostrowski baking for brighter days
Molly Ostrowski baking for brighter days
Hannah Nguyen, Executive Editor • April 25, 2021

TOWAMENCIN — For all of her life, senior Molly Ostrowski walked into her kitchen to either grab a quick...

Journaling with Grace
Journaling with Grace
Hannah Nguyen, Executive Editor • April 8, 2021

TOWAMENCIN — Junior Grace Kim is like any other North Penn High School student. She attends school...

(Image description from L-R) Practice at Hatfield Ice in January 2021; 2019 Theatre on Ice Nationals - Pelham Civic Complex and Ice Arena.
No such thing as cold feet for Laine Dubin
Hannah Nguyen, Executive Editor • March 29, 2021

TOWAMENCIN — “When I'm on the ice, I'm so happy and so blessed to be there every single time. I don't...

The Brooke is Pretty Cool Actually Podcast was created with the sole purpose of allowing Feenie to talk to performers like she used to in the pre-Covid days. Now, it
The Brooke is Pretty Cool Actually Podcast is... actually pretty cool
March 11, 2021

TOWAMENCIN — The crowd roars as the performers pour their heart and soul into their last song of the...

For months, seniors Lorna Loughery (L) and Ana Panaitescu (R) have been working hard on their application to get nominated to the Air Force Academy. Their dreams came true just a few weeks ago and they are now waiting to hear back from the academy itself.
One nomination closer to a dream future for Lorna Loughery and Ana Panaitescu
February 28, 2021

TOWAMENCIN — As seniors Lorna Loughery and Ana Panaitescu were sitting in their homes eating a bag...

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Late rally gives Lady Knights 12th straight win
Colin Davis, Staff Writer • May 19, 2021

Towamencin - A close game is not very common for the Lady Knights. Only four games this year have been decided by less than 3 runs. Coming into Tuesday’s matchup with CB...

Seniors edge out sophomores for Powderpuff title
Seniors edge out sophomores for Powderpuff title
Colin Davis, Staff Writer • May 18, 2021

TOWAMENCIN-10 seconds left and leading 13-6. Coach DJ Fisher makes a couple last second adjustments to his defense. The potential game winning pass was swatted down, and the...

North Penn senior pitcher Christian Stevens winds up to throw a pitch in the first inning.
Titans snap Knights streak in 2-0 win
Colin Davis, Staff Writer • May 15, 2021

Towamencin - A team can't win forever. No matter how long the win streak is, there will always be a day where things just are not going right and the game ends in defeat....

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
Investigating some lesser-known seasonal allergies
Maggie Robinson, Staff Writer • May 13, 2021

Seasonal allergies are very common this time of year.  Just take a look outside and you’ll see why....

Taylor Swift’s ‘Fearless’ move to reclaim her music
Taylor Swift’s ‘Fearless’ move to reclaim her music
Ali Brooks, Staff Writer • April 12, 2021

“I don’t know how it gets better than this,” Taylor Swift sang during the opening track to her...

Left to right: Danny Jonson, Jaden Weed, Aarush Hatti, Aditya Datta, and Rihbs Chakrabarti feature in a music video for Susie
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 PSU
North Penn grad ready to lead PSU through Covid-era Thon
William Ketner, Staff Writer • January 18, 2021
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