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After Four Decades in Education, Mrs. Pam Schleif Readies for Retirement

After Four Decades in Education, Mrs. Pam Schleif Readies for Retirement

June 4, 2012

In just over a week, psychology teacher Mrs. Pam Schleif will end her teaching career spanning four decades. Society and a love of history were what...

Mrs. Linda Witmer Hangs Up the Phone One Last Time

Mrs. Linda Witmer Hangs Up the Phone One Last Time

May 31, 2012

You might recognize her as the smiling face you notice first thing in the morning, but Mrs. Wilmer’s quiet manner is only a prelude to her true, sincere...

A Suite Goodbye to Mrs. Mary Ann DiCesare – Health Suite Secretary

A Suite Goodbye to Mrs. Mary Ann DiCesare – Health Suite Secretary

May 31, 2012

 Be it a gym class injury, a severe paper cut on your left pinky, or an unbearable stomach ache that just so happens to strike just before 6th period's...

A Spence of all Trades- Retiring Miller Reflects on the “Gifts” of North Penn

A Spence of all Trades- Retiring Miller Reflects on the “Gifts” of North Penn

May 30, 2012

TOWAMENCIN-  After 35 years working in the guidance department of the North Penn School District, Mr. Spence Miller bids farewell to the staff and students...

Class of ’65 Grad, Mr. George Woodbury, to Retire in June

Class of ’65 Grad, Mr. George Woodbury, to Retire in June

Jessica Paradysz, Staff Writer

May 21, 2012

Filed under News, People in the Pods, Top Stories

June 2012 does not only signify commencement for seniors, it is also a graduation of sorts of a distinguished teacher’s productive twenty-four year career...

On a Sojourn at Pennbrook, Frey Looks to the Future

May 9, 2012

UPPER GWYNEDD- As I entered Mr. Christopher Frey's office at Pennbrook Middle School before the announcements on a Friday morning it was a hotbed of commotion....

“I am Not a Hipster” Profile – Mr. T.J. Gillespie

“I am Not a Hipster” Profile – Mr. T.J. Gillespie

April 23, 2012

TOWAMENCIN: Don’t let his proclivity towards cups of coffee, strolls through the city, irony, foreign films, and obscure, indie bands fool you, North P...

At the Center of it All – North Penn’s Mrs. Denise Leach

At the Center of it All – North Penn’s Mrs. Denise Leach

Jessica Paradysz, Staff Writer

March 19, 2012

Filed under People in the Pods, Top Stories

Walking through the principal’s office with those green tinted windows can be intimidating, but that intimidation is eased by the smile of Mrs. Denise...

For the Love of Music and Students – North Penn’s Miss Erica Milbourne

For the Love of Music and Students – North Penn’s Miss Erica Milbourne

March 14, 2012

Only a genuine, friendly teacher will admit to a student that she wishes she could snuggle up with her kittens on a Friday night. And that teacher is, ...

Mr. Gus Maurer – Government, Topics, and …Dancing Judge

Mr. Gus Maurer – Government, Topics, and …Dancing Judge

March 9, 2012

We have seen him dance onstage with fellow faculty judges at Mr. North Penn and heard him lead the chanting of “drill baby drill” at the mock convention,...

Profile – Mrs. Kathy Simpkins, In her 20th Year of Smiles and Service

February 23, 2012

TOWAMENCIN - Who makes North Penn run? Naturally a lot of people would consider those faces they see on a day to day basis to be the most important in...

Mr. Dan Tumolo – North Penn’s Own Music Man

January 24, 2012

Interviewing Mr. Daniel Tumolo was not an easy task. Mr. Tumolo is one of those people you can just talk to endlessly, and sometimes even forget you are...

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