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Kikani Finishes Third in Essay Contest

NPSD Press Release, Knight Crier

May 3, 2012

Filed under Student Life

LANSDALE – The North Penn School District would like to congratulate North Penn High School junior Priya Kikani for receiving third place in the Penn State Essay Contest. More than 150 students from high schools across the state of Pennsylvania participated in this competition by writing an impromptu timed argument essay about the ethics of the government’s ability to regul...

Take Me Out to the Ballpark

Take Me Out to the Ballpark

May 3, 2012

PHILADELPHIA -  "A hot dog at the ballpark is better than steak at the Ritz." Humphrey Bogart's classic baseball quote tugs on heart strings of any baseball...

Students Can Help Save Lives on Grim Reaper Day

Bridget Phillips, Staff Writer

May 1, 2012

Filed under Student Life

Here’s a startling statistic: according to Mothers Against Drunk Driving, this year 10,839 people will die in drunk-driving related crashes. This equals one death every fifty minutes. Also, every minute, one person is injured from an alcohol-related crash. These facts are startling and upsetting to anyone, but we shouldn’t let these facts steal us of our hope, because...

Seniors Take Final Bow with The Music Man

Seniors Take Final Bow with The Music Man

April 30, 2012

TOWAMENCIN-  It may take 76 trombones to make a hit parade in River City, Iowa, but it took only three trombonists of the Student Orchestra, Paul Carter,...

AP Studio Art Students Showcase Their Talents in Annual Art Show

AP Studio Art Students Showcase Their Talents in Annual Art Show

Maria Poccia, Staff Writer

April 27, 2012

Filed under Student Life, The Scene

With the j-pod walls full of student art work, and the halls crowded with family and friends, the AP Studio Art students hosted their annual art show last...

Japanese Lanaguage Students Receive Honors

NPSD Press Release, The Knight Crier

April 27, 2012

Filed under Student Life

LANSDALE – Congratulations to the North Penn High School students who received high honors in the MCATFL James J. Doyle Annual Oral Proficiency Contest for the Japanese language. This annual contest provides a forum for students to showcase their speaking skills in a foreign language and meet students from other schools in the county. Individual interviews are conducted by forei...

NHS Students Brave Weather for Pete’s Sake

NHS Students Brave Weather for Pete’s Sake

April 25, 2012

Philadelphia- Sunday’s forecast of torrential rain may have been enough to cancel your soccer practice, but it certainly was not enough to prevent 132 N...

SGA Holds Spring Blood Drive

SGA Holds Spring Blood Drive

April 18, 2012

Spring is a time that represents new life and rebirth. And what better way to take part in celebrating spring than donating blood? Our school is holding...

Shoes! OMG! Shoes!

Shoes! OMG! Shoes!

April 13, 2012

With the end of March, North Penn's FCS fashion students have ended their collection of gently-used shoes for donation to Community Recycling. As previously...

George Shipp Wins Prestigous State Youth of the Year Award

George Shipp Wins Prestigous State Youth of the Year Award

April 13, 2012

HARRISBURG, PA - The Boys & Girls Clubs of Pennsylvania has North Penn High School student  named George Shipp, 17, as State Youth of the Year. Fifteen...

Juniors Get into the News

Juniors Get into the News

April 12, 2012

Extra, extra! Read all about it! 11th grade AP English classes venture to Washington, DC!  On Wednesday, April 11, students from Mrs. Janet Kratz and ...

Ben Detwiler Award Open For Juniors

Ray Gerhart, Staff Writer

April 2, 2012

Filed under Student Life

Attention all junior students, the time has come for your annual opportunity to show your writing ability and also have a chance to win $100 at the June awards assembly. The 21st annual Ben Detwiler Award for Juniors is open for entries. The basis of the award is for juniors to write a 1500 word (maximum) essay expressing your ideas on how you would improve or solve a pe...

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