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German exchange student Zoe Koenig enjoying American experience

German exchange student Zoe Koenig enjoying American experience

December 19, 2013

Wer ist das neues Mädchen? She is Zoe Koenig and one of this year’s German exchange students from Aalen, Baden-Württemberg, which is located in...

Spanish exchange student Clara Alvarez de Toledo looking forward to year in America

Kelsey Killion, Staff Writer

December 18, 2013

“I love North Penn. It’s a different world from Madrid. It’s so big and everyone is so nice,” says Clara Alvarez de Toledo, this year’s Spanish exchange student. Although it’s only been one marking period, Clara is already enjoying her time at North Penn High School. She says one of her favorite things is moving to a different class room every period and getti...

Around the world with Ms. Anya Assous

Around the world with Ms. Anya Assous

Brianna Knowlton, Staff Writer

December 12, 2013

Going abroad is something that many people dream of doing, and Ms. Anya Assous has lived that dream many times over. “I was fortunate enough to travel...

Ms. Diana Garaitonandia says “¡Adios!” to North Penn HS

Jackie Hanifin, Staff Writer

December 2, 2013

After a short but valuable five years of irreplaceable teaching, Ms. Diana Garaitonandia says “¡Adios!” to her classroom in North Penn’s B-pod and “¡Hola” to the halls of Pennfield Middle School as her journey to an Assistant principal begins. Teaching multiple Spanish classes throughout the day (including AP Spanish) and advising the cultural SALSA Club, Garaiton...

Touching all the bases with Mr. Bob McCreary

Touching all the bases with Mr. Bob McCreary

Mary Nguyen, Staff Writer

November 25, 2013

Walking into room E023, you don’t expect your average AP Psych teacher not only to be serial blogger, but a former baseball player as well. Mr. Bob McCreary...

Miles to go before she taught –  Mrs. Colleen Felder and her circuitous route to NPHS

Miles to go before she taught – Mrs. Colleen Felder and her circuitous route to NPHS

November 7, 2013

TOWAMENCIN - Colleen Felder is one of six kids, three boys and three girls in a close knit family. She also has two children of her own, a daughter about...

Instilling his love of literature, NP’s Mr. Rich Smith

Instilling his love of literature, NP’s Mr. Rich Smith

November 7, 2013

TOWAMENCIN- Most teachers don’t get the opportunity see the students they taught in middle school grow up and go on with their lives as they enter high...

French exchange student Marine Moutia living out her dream in America

Kelsey Killion, Staff Writer

November 7, 2013

“I wanted to discover America. It’s like a dream. All French people want to come here” stated Marine Moutia, this year’s French foreign exchange student. Marine has only been in America for a little while, but she is already making the most of her experience here. She’s visited Philadelphia, Ocean City and Dorney Park so far. When asked if America is what she expected...

German exchange student Marina Schunemann enjoying her American experience

German exchange student Marina Schunemann enjoying her American experience

Becca Rosenblatt, Staff Writer

November 7, 2013

TOWAMENCIN- Meet Marina Schunemann: an exchange student coming to North Penn from Salzgitter, Germany. While at first expecting the United States to have...

A look inside the cabinet; catching up with the class advisors

A look inside the cabinet; catching up with the class advisors

November 1, 2013

TOWAMENCIN- Sometimes as a student here in North Penn, you have no idea what goes on in your school, better yet, even in your own class. But six people...

Beyond the numbers, Shetts cooking up a very active life

Beyond the numbers, Shetts cooking up a very active life

October 29, 2013

Blasting "The Lion Sleeps Tonight", talking with his booming voice, and teaching using unconventional methods are just some things Mr. Robert Shettsline,...

Power forward moves to guard with security team

Power forward moves to guard with security team

October 24, 2013

TOWAMENCIN - He is 6’9” and North Penn’s newest addition to the security team, his name is Charles Kornegay, and he loves his new workplace. “North...

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