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Montco Teacher Sent Nude Photos to Student, Police Say

Montco Teacher Sent Nude Photos to Student, Police Say

Chemistry teacher Todd Gibson allegedly sent photos of his penis as well as pictures of him nude to a female student via Snapchat in 2013.
Pennsylvania Colleges Clean Up in U.S. News Rankings

Pennsylvania Colleges Clean Up in U.S. News Rankings

Pennsylvania colleges and universities earned a number of the top spots.
H-H Substance Abuse Prevention Program Applies for Nonprofit Status, Seeks Expansion

H-H Substance Abuse Prevention Program Applies for Nonprofit Status, Seeks Expansion

Be A Part of the Conversation, which was founded in 2011, is looking to partner with other school districts and communities.
Keith Valley Staff and Students Do Ice Bucket Challenge in Honor of Retired Teacher

Keith Valley Staff and Students Do Ice Bucket Challenge in Honor of Retired Teacher

Dozens of Greg Telhorster’s friends, colleagues and supporters took the challenge en masse to honor the retired Keith Valley teacher.
H-H Staff Recognized for Commitment to Service During Special Event

H-H Staff Recognized for Commitment to Service During Special Event

Hatboro-Horsham educators and support staff were honored for their dedication, innovation and commitment to education at an event in August.
MCCC, Kutztown University Sign 'Reverse Transfer' Agreement

MCCC, Kutztown University Sign 'Reverse Transfer' Agreement

The agreement is the first of its kind between a community college and a Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.
Hatboro-Horsham School Board Approves Differentiated Diploma Option

Hatboro-Horsham School Board Approves Differentiated Diploma Option

Hatboro-Horsham School Board recognizes no students take the same path towards graduation and institutes differentiated diploma options.
Have You Weighed In on the New Hallowell Elementary School Yet?

Have You Weighed In on the New Hallowell Elementary School Yet?

Hallowell parents, district staff and the Hatboro-Horsham community are encouraged to share their ideas for the new building.
H-H Seeks Input on New Hallowell Elementary School

H-H Seeks Input on New Hallowell Elementary School

The district has set up an online survey for input on the new project.
Animal Planet's Jeff Corwin to Appear in Horsham Today

Animal Planet's Jeff Corwin to Appear in Horsham Today

Jeff Corwin, the Emmy Award-winning host on Animal Planet, will be in Horsham for two presentations.
MCCC Selected for Nationwide Job Training Initiative

MCCC Selected for Nationwide Job Training Initiative

The Walmart Foundation is providing a $4.19 million three-year grant to support the initiative with $2.67 million directly supporting community colleges.
6 Deals to Use During Teacher Appreciation Week

6 Deals to Use During Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 5 through 9.
H-H Education Foundation Awards $100K in Grants

H-H Education Foundation Awards $100K in Grants

The Hatboro Horsham Education Foundation has awarded $100,000 in grants to 16 projects.
H-H Assistant Superintendent Hired by Lancaster County District

H-H Assistant Superintendent Hired by Lancaster County District

John Nodecker will be superintendent of the Manheim Township School District as of July 1.
Transfer of Credit Policy Expands Degree Access for Adult Students

Transfer of Credit Policy Expands Degree Access for Adult Students

Students can now transfer up to 75 percent of their credits earned from regionally accredited post-secondary institutions back to MCCC to complete an associate’s degree or certificate.
Community Invited to Student Art Exhibit

Community Invited to Student Art Exhibit

More than 85 Montgomery County Community College students will be displaying their artwork in the show.
Could Mental Health Screenings Help Prevent Teen Tragedies?

Could Mental Health Screenings Help Prevent Teen Tragedies?

Following the tragic massacre at Sandy Hook in 2012, high school students in Newtown, Conn., will now receive mental health screenings.
MCCC Awarded for College-Wide Commitment to Student Success

MCCC Awarded for College-Wide Commitment to Student Success

The school has been honored with a national award.
Eight Pennsylvania Schools Named Best-Value Colleges

Eight Pennsylvania Schools Named Best-Value Colleges

The Princeton Review has selected the 150 colleges it says are the best value for students.
Kick Off St. Paddy's Day with Traditional Irish, Scottish Music

Kick Off St. Paddy's Day with Traditional Irish, Scottish Music

Montgomery County Community College will host Road to the Isles for two performances leading up to Saint Patrick's Day.