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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...

The Class of 2020 is set to be the last class to graduate on Crawford Stadium as we know it.

The Last Class on the Grass

June 8, 2020

As students, we walked into North Penn School District never imagining graduation would come so quickly. The moment is finally here, but let’s be ho...

Peter Yourl celebrates as he begins the parade of North Penn High School graduates. Students paraded through Crawford Stadium during the week of June 1-7 as Covid-19 changed the graduation plans for schools around the world.

2020 NP grads off to new horizons

June 7, 2020

Each year in the Knight Crier end of the year print edition, we print a list of NPHS graduates and their future plans. This list reflects all students...

Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Brandon Graham speaks with members of the media at the NFL football team's practice facility in Philadelphia, Monday, Jan. 6, 2020. The eagles ended their season with a 17-9 loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Zooming with Brandon Graham

June 7, 2020

It’s Sunday, February 4th, 2018.  Super Bowl LII.  The Philadelphia Eagles are leading the New England Patriots 38-33 after a touchdown by Eagles tig...

(clockwise) Assistant Superintendent Dr. Todd Bauer, NPTV's Mr. Bob Gillmer, Assistant Superintendent Dr. Jenna Rufo, and Superintendent Dr. Curt Dietrich.

District hosts virtual forum on future of 2020-2021 school year

May 31, 2020

LANSDALE-On Thursday night, the North Penn School District held a virtual community forum to discuss a multitude of factors impacting what the future of th...

Going against the grain

Going against the grain

May 28, 2020

TOWAMENCIN — Walking through the halls of North Penn High School, there are only about 4 teachers who are Asian. As children, Asians are often pressured to f...

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