1st Marking Period Highlights


Sophia Hughes

Gianna Costello and Ryan Green celebrate at the 2019 Homecoming Pep Rally.

Every day in the halls, classrooms, gyms, and pool of NPHS, remarkable things happen. Many events do get highlighted on the Morning show or even right here in the Knight Crier, but no one can possibly stay up to date on all the accomplishments that North Penn achieves. So at the conclusion of every marking period, we will be looking back on all the reasons why we love North Penn.


New Assistant Principals;Mr. Taylor, Mr. Walsh-September 3rd

As the 2019-2020 school year kicked off, NPHS welcomed some new faces to its administration staff. Mr. Nick Taylor is a new assistant principal in Home Office K25, and Mr. Donny Walsh is an assistant principal in Home Office D103.

National Merit Scholarship Program Recognitions-September 11th

The NPSD recognized 12 students who were named as semifinalists in the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These seniors now have the opportunity to continue to compete for the over 7,600 available National Merit Scholarships, worth more than $31 million. Read more about the semifinalists here.

Crawford Stadium Decision-October 1st

At the October worksession, the North Penn School Board made the decision to re-open bidding on the Crawford Stadium renovations, therefore pushing the project back until July 2020, rather than the original plan to begin in October 2019 and have it completed by Graduation in June 2020. Read more about the decision here. 

HOCO 2019-October 4th

At Homecoming 2019, the North Penn Knights defeated the Souderton Indians 47-21. Jaemon Crosby and Erin Chi were named this year’s Homecoming King and Queen. Read more about the game here.   Read about the King and Queen here.

School Board Town Hall-October 16th

The staff of The Knight Crier hosted a town hall debate between the candidates for the North Penn School Board. The debate between North Penn Neighbors for Progress and North Penn Views focused on Facilities, Budgetary Philosophy, Inclusion/Class Size, Diversity, and School Safety. Read more here. 

Boys’ Water Polo becomes State Champions for the 3rd Year in a Row-October 26th

The Boys’ Water Polo team, lead by senior captain Evan Mancini, defeated Cumberland Valley 12-4 to claim their third straight state title. To read more about their win and hear reflections from the team’s seniors, read more here.

Chamber Singers Perform at Temple-October 27th

North Penn’s Chamber Singers traveled to Temple University to perform alongside students from Central High School and the Temple university Concert Choir. This is becoming a new tradition for the Chamber Singers, as they were first invited to Temple in October of 2018.

Boys’ Soccer wins District Championship for the First Time-November 2nd

The Boys’ Soccer team beat the Boyertown Bears at Sping Ford High School to win the District One AAAA Championship for the first time ever. You can read all about the game here, and be sure to follow the Knights as they enter the state tournament.

Girls’ Water Polo becomes State Champs for their 6th Year Straight-November 2nd

The Girls’ Water Polo team kept their streak alive, securing the state title for the 6th year in a row. They beat Cumberland valley 7-6, ending their season with an 18-2 record.