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The North Penn School Board met for their September action meeting on Thursday, September 17.

Board discusses return to school, potential hybrid options

September 19, 2020

“We knew this would not be perfect going in. We knew it would have to be evaluated and tweaked.” That’s how North Penn School Board President Tina Stoll opened...

Josh Jones walks out from the locker room prior to the start of the 2019 4A soccer state title game. Jones is one of the North Penn Knights returning in 2020 in hopes of reclaiming the position atop the state of Pennsylvania.

In 2020, different roles, same goals

September 17, 2020

TOWAMENCIN - As defending PIAA 4A State Champions, The North Penn Boys Soccer team has only one thing on their mind: repeat. Backing an astonishing 25-1...

The North Penn School Board met Wednesday, August 26, to discuss the return of the Marching Knights and fall sports.

Board approves return of Marching Knights and fall sports

August 27, 2020

After a lengthy Wednesday night School Board meeting, North Penn High School Marching Knights (NPMK) and fall sport athletes are one step closer to a return...

Recently, the District announced that it will begin the school year with virtual learning. For many high school students, it raises the question of what will the start of the school year look like for them.

100% Online until November 6th. Well, what does that mean exactly?

August 5, 2020

LANSDALE — On Tuesday night, the North Penn School Board’s Education Committee had a meeting to discuss the virtual learning plan for secondary stu...

Assistant Superintendent Dr. Todd Bauer, Superintendent Dr. Curt Dietrich, and Assistant Superintendent Dr. Jenna Rufo discuss scheduling for North Penn High School.

District updates families in second reopening forum

July 17, 2020

LANSDALE- As North Penn draws closer to the beginning of the 2020-2021 school year, the District hosted a second forum on what school will look like f...

Rising senior Josh Jones has decided to verbally commit to the University of Louisville.

Jones commits to Louisville to play for Cardinals

June 22, 2020

TOWAMENCIN- Rising senior Josh Jones has been turning heads from all over the nation with his ability on a soccer field.  His recruitment to play collegiate...

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...

The back page of the Knight Crier 2020 print edition features one of many signs posted around the NPHS campus indicating the closure of all playing fields due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Not the way we drew it up

June 9, 2020

TOWAMENCIN- Sports has so much more meaning than just wins and losses.  For high school athletes, their lives revolve around their sport and the team...

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...

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