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Schools

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School Board to Consider Clean Energy Grant, New Security Camera Software

School Board to Consider Clean Energy Grant, New Security Camera Software

The meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Chancellor Center.
United Way Launching 'Stuff the Bus' School Supply Drive

United Way Launching 'Stuff the Bus' School Supply Drive

The objective is to make sure that all children in Bucks County have the supplies they need to start the school year right.

Federal Judge Dismisses Central Bucks Blogging Teacher's Suit

Natalie Munro claims her First Amendment rights were violated when she was terminated in 2012 over controversial blog posts.
District Committee Recommends Closing Richboro Middle School

District Committee Recommends Closing Richboro Middle School

Council Rock's Capital Planning Committee said Richboro Middle School should be closed and improvements should be made to Holland Middle School at a cost of $36 million.
Maureen M. Welch Teacher Honored by Phillies

Maureen M. Welch Teacher Honored by Phillies

Gail Reinhart received the Phillies' Red Goes Green Award.
Six Council Rock Schools Receive Governor's Award for Academic Excellence

Six Council Rock Schools Receive Governor's Award for Academic Excellence

Lt. Governor Jim Cawley on Thursday presented the Governor’s Award for Excellence in Academics to six Council Rock schools.
Council Rock Hosting Programs Addressing Substance Abuse

Council Rock Hosting Programs Addressing Substance Abuse

There will be two speakers coming to Council Rock later this month to discuss teen substance abuse.
Council Rock Appoints New Principal at Rolling Hills

Council Rock Appoints New Principal at Rolling Hills

Sam Smith will be the new principal of Rolling Hills Elementary School. He is the interim principal at Wrightstown Elementary School.
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.
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.
Bus Trip to Flower Show Planned

Bus Trip to Flower Show Planned

The Bucks County Community College Social Science Club is coordinating a trip to the Philadelphia Flower Show.
Chesco School District Raises Bar With Snow Day Announcement

Chesco School District Raises Bar With Snow Day Announcement

Downingtown Area School District’s video is a take on Billy Joel’s “Allentown.”
Two Council Rock Nominees in Teacher of the Year Contest

Two Council Rock Nominees in Teacher of the Year Contest

Voting has started for the Bucks County Teacher of the Year. The winner will receive a $1,000 grand prize from Bucks First Federal Credit Union.
Catholic Schools Week Starts Sunday

Catholic Schools Week Starts Sunday

This year's national theme is "Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service."
MLK Essay Contest Deadline is Jan. 31; $300 in Prizes to be Awarded

MLK Essay Contest Deadline is Jan. 31; $300 in Prizes to be Awarded

United Way of Bucks County is hosting their fourth annual Martin Luther King Jr. essay contest for students in Bucks County.
Registration for Spring CR Community Aquatics Begins in February

Registration for Spring CR Community Aquatics Begins in February

Programs include swimming lessons for children, lifeguarding certification and adult classes.