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District Celebrates Wide Range of Innovations

District Celebrates Wide Range of Innovations

April 19, 2012

TOWAMENCIN - Last night the North Penn School District held its second annual Innovation Celebration in North Penn High School’s cafeteria. Members from...

Bomb Threats Affecting Current and Prospective Students at Univeristy of Pitt

Bomb Threats Affecting Current and Prospective Students at Univeristy of Pitt

April 17, 2012

PITTSBURGH-  The number of bomb threats made against the University of Pittsburgh continues to climb, reaching over 50 since mid-February according to...

Superintendent Releases List of Proposed Course Cuts for 2012-2013

Sam Blurton, Knight Crier

April 13, 2012

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LANSDALE - After much debate during school board budget meetings and due to the efforts of North Penn students and staff members, a list composed of the recommended courses to be dropped in the next academic year has been created. The list below, sent to the Knight Crier courtesy of the Superintendent's office, includes the North Penn High School courses that are currently...

Are Ads the Answer? Dietrich Meets and Texts with Community to Discuss Budget

Ray Gerhart, Staff Writer

April 12, 2012

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LANSDALE - “It’s not getting any easier,” said Dr. Curt Dietrich on Wednesday, April 11 at a budget meeting with the North Penn community. held at Penndale Middle School. Dr. Dietrich meant that after this year and all the controversy and debating surrounding the budget cuts that it is just the tip of the iceberg, and the coming years might be just as rocky. The message...

Enchanted Evening Ushers in Prom Season

Enchanted Evening Ushers in Prom Season

Jill Harrington, Staff Writer

April 3, 2012

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TOWAMENCIN – Like Cinderella and her fairy godmother before the royal ball, the junior class cabinet and its advisors worked tirelessly to host a perfectly...

Superintendent to Hold Second Community Forum on Budget Process

Knight Crier

March 31, 2012

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LANSDALE – North Penn School District Superintendent Dr. Curtis Dietrich will continue his discussion of the 2012-2013 school district budget at an upcoming Community Forum. This second in a series of budget discussions will be interactive using a polling technique in which participants can give feedback via text. "2012-2013 Budget Update and Alternative Revenue Streams"...

NPHS Studens Succeed at Delaware Valley Science Exam Competition

NPSD Press Release, Knight Crier

March 29, 2012

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PHILADELPHIA- Congratulations to the North Penn Science Technology and Research Students (STARS) Ishaan Nerurkar, Stephen Choi and Robert Ni who represented the North Penn School District in the Delaware Valley Science Exam Competition. Ni received Honorable Mention in the Math category. Nerurkar received a finalist scholarship award from the American Society of Mechanical...

NPHS Cheerleaders Garner Title of Advanced Grand Champions

NPSD Press Release, Knight Crier

March 28, 2012

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LANSDALE – The North Penn Varsity cheerleaders traveled to Virginia on March 24 and 25 to compete at the Cheer and Dance Extreme Grand National Competition. Teams from up and down the East coast and as far away as Utah participated in this National event.   The North Penn High School cheerleading squad, comprised of 21 students from North Penn High School and ...

Slow and Steady Wins the Case

March 28, 2012

After completing their 2011-2012 season and being the first North Penn team to win their county since 2007, the Mock Trial team will travel to Harrisburg...

Spring Musical, The Music Man, Less Than a Month Away

Spring Musical, The Music Man, Less Than a Month Away

NPDS Press Release, Knight Crier

March 27, 2012

Filed under News, Top Stories

TOWAMENCIN – North Penn High School (NPHS) Theatre begins its fifth decade with Meredith Willson’s The Music Man. This production first charmed Broadway an...

NPHS Receives National Student Council Award

Press Release

March 21, 2012

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RESTON, VA – For its exemplary record of leadership, service, and activities that serve to improve the school and community, North Penn High School has been awarded a 2012 National Gold Council of Excellence Award by the National Association of Student Councils (NASC).  Nearly 180 high school councils were named National Councils of Excellence.  Of those, North Penn is...

Townsend Looking to Help Make a Difference – One Step at a Time

Townsend Looking to Help Make a Difference – One Step at a Time

March 19, 2012

TOWAMENCIN - Fresh off the wave of a successful fashion show, aptly themed after the four elements of nature, the FCS Department is looking toward a new...

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