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Schools

News and information from Patch and your neighbors about schools in your towns.
North Penn School Board Cancels Thursday Meeting

North Penn School Board Cancels Thursday Meeting

The board’s Finance and Support Services committee meetings scheduled for Monday have also been cancelled.
Crossing Guard Added at General Nash Elementary School

Crossing Guard Added at General Nash Elementary School

Parents raised their concerns during a school board meeting this week and the issue was quickly resolved by township and school officials.
North Penn Educational Foundation to Hold Golf Outing Monday

North Penn Educational Foundation to Hold Golf Outing Monday

If you can’t join in person but want to participate, you can become a sponsor or donate to the silent auction.
North Penn Schedules Six-Part 'Community Conversations' Series

North Penn Schedules Six-Part 'Community Conversations' Series

Six dates have been selected as part of North Penn School District's Community Conversations series with Superintendent Dr. Curt Dietrich.
School Starts in Less Than a Month, Are You Ready?

School Starts in Less Than a Month, Are You Ready?

The first day of school for North Penn students is Sept. 2.
New Member Appointed to North Penn School Board

New Member Appointed to North Penn School Board

Cory Brown of Lansdale has been selected as the newest member of the North Penn School Board.
Deadline to Apply for North Penn School Board Extended

Deadline to Apply for North Penn School Board Extended

The district has extended the application deadline to Friday at noon.
North Penn Accepting Applications for School Board Vacancy

North Penn Accepting Applications for School Board Vacancy

The deadline to apply is noon on July 7.
Check Out This Bird's Eye View of North Penn's Graduation

Check Out This Bird's Eye View of North Penn's Graduation

You may have seen Wednesday's graduation from the stands, but do you wonder what it looks like from another angle?
North Penn Approves $227M Budget for 2014-2015

North Penn Approves $227M Budget for 2014-2015

The budget will raise taxes by $72 for the average homeowner in Montgomery County and $61 for the average homeowner in Bucks County.
Lansdale Catholic's Enoch Headed to Hatboro-Horsham

Lansdale Catholic's Enoch Headed to Hatboro-Horsham

Ed Enoch, of Lansdale, has been hired to coach at Hatboro-Horsham High School.
North Penn Honors 73 Retirees at Wednesday Reception

North Penn Honors 73 Retirees at Wednesday Reception

The 73 teachers, transportation workers and educational services center employees have given a combined 1,400 years of service, district officials estimate.
Montco Students Fed Dog Treats by Recess Aide

Montco Students Fed Dog Treats by Recess Aide

About 75 Montgomery County fourth graders were given pet treats by a part-time recess aide at the New Hanover Upper Frederick Elementary School.
PHOTO: Lansdale Catholic Graduation

PHOTO: Lansdale Catholic Graduation

Lansdale Catholic graduation was Tuesday.
Local Penn State Alumni Association to Honor Paterno at June Gala

Local Penn State Alumni Association to Honor Paterno at June Gala

Local artist Daniel Duffy has created artwork honoring the JoePa legacy at Penn State. The 409 wins serve as the focal point of the piece.
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.
MCCC Budget Proposes $5 Per Credit Increase for 2014-2015

MCCC Budget Proposes $5 Per Credit Increase for 2014-2015

If the 3.2 percent increase is approved, full-time students would pay $1,896 a semester to attend.
North Penn School Board Member Resigns

North Penn School Board Member Resigns

The board is currently accepting applications for a new member due to the resignation of Rick Miniscalco.
Lansdale Catholic to Induct New Hall of Famers

Lansdale Catholic to Induct New Hall of Famers

Lansdale Catholic High School will induct three people and one team to its Hall of Fame during a ceremony on May 10