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Who would have thought the world and our lives would change so much on March 12th, 2019?

March 12th — who would’ve thought?

June 11, 2020

TOWAMENCIN - As humans, we’re accustomed to preparing for the “lasts”—school years, summers, and sports seasons being just a few of the rituals...

After 36 years of teaching, Mrs. Barnitz has decided to retire.

Mrs. Barbara Barnitz prepares for her next journey

June 11, 2020

TOWAMENCIN — As a teenager, Mrs. Barbara Barnitz discovered her love for working with students in the halls of North Penn High School. A couple year...

After 15 years at North Penn, Mrs. Jill Schwartz will retire.

Mrs. Jill Schwartz ready to turn her next page

June 8, 2020

TOWAMENCIN - “You’ll know when it’s time.” was a phrase Mrs. Jill Schwartz heard often when discussing retirement. Until this past year, she didn...

Retiree Beth Light sits with some of the children that attend her Pre-School Lab Class.

‘Light’ing up the classroom for 24 years: Beth Light heads into retirement

June 8, 2020

TOWAMENCIN- Many teachers often say that teaching is something they are born to do. For Family Consumer Science teacher Beth Light, teaching is somethi...

Going against the grain

Going against the grain

May 28, 2020

TOWAMENCIN — Walking through the halls of North Penn High School, there are only about 4 teachers who are Asian. As children, Asians are often pressured to f...

BU-bound Divya Sood wins multiple scholarships

Sood is off to Boston University.

Julia Smeltzer, Staff Writer

May 20, 2020

TOWAMENCIN - With many high school accomplishments already under her belt, senior Divya Sood can add some prestigious scholarships to her list. During her thre...

Banerjee plans to study Health and Societies at the University of Pennsylvania in the fall.

Senior Spotlight: Shahana Banerjee

May 18, 2020

Future plans: "I will be attending the University of Pennsylvania and majoring in Health and Societies. I also plan to do the Biological Basis of Behavio...

For as long as they could remember, Kate Stechert (L) and Danielle Staber (R) had to deal with the struggle of proving their Asian side.

Stuck between two worlds: the struggle of not being “Asian enough”

May 15, 2020

The following article is a part of a series I created in honor of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month.  2 years ago, I went to visit Vietn...

NPHS Senior Sophia Hughes

Senior Spotlight: Sophia Hughes

May 15, 2020

Future plans: My future plans are to attend MCCC and eventually further my education at a university to pursue a degree in communications. Favorite NPHS memory: My favorite...

Sam is excited to pursue a career in plumbing.

Senior Spotlight: Sam White

May 13, 2020

Future Plans: "I'm going to Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology next year to get a technical degree in plumbing." Favorite Class: "Music technol...

Senior Spotlight: Tiara Godshalk

Godshalk plans to study criminal justice at Montco and become a licensed cosmetologist.

Brandi Marlin, Staff Writer

May 11, 2020

Future Plans: “Montco [for] Criminal Justice (Forensics) [and become a] licensed cosmetologist.” Favorite NPHS memory: “The Kpod mirrors are the best...

Giardetti plans to study at Montco this fall.

Senior Spotlight: Alyssa Giardetti

May 11, 2020

Future plans: "In the fall I'm going to Montco, but I'm still unsure what to major in." Favorite NPHS memory: "Last year's prom since this yea...

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