Professional Shakespearean Actor’s Workshop

2017-11-01T16:03:36+00:00

Play to be presented November 16, 17, 18 at Abington Senior High School. The Abington Senior High School Theater Department hosted Mr. James Keegan, Shakespearean actor and longtime professor at the University of Delaware, for a workshop he presented for the cast and crew of the upcoming production of Much Ado About Nothing. Mr. Keegan [...]

Professional Shakespearean Actor’s Workshop 2017-11-01T16:03:36+00:00

Pennsylvania University Rankings Released by WalletHub

2017-10-31T08:38:37+00:00

With years of state budget cuts to higher education adversely affecting the cost and quality of schools and research showing that public institutions can outperform private colleges in terms of graduates’ career outcomes, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its 2018’s Best College & University Rankings, along with separate rankings for colleges and universities. To help college-bound seniors choose the [...]

Pennsylvania University Rankings Released by WalletHub 2017-10-31T08:38:37+00:00

Oktoberfest Fun: German History, Heritage, Gardening and Great Food

2017-10-03T07:47:09+00:00

Celebrate the Trappe area's German heritage at a family-friendly Oktoberfest held on the grounds of The Speaker's House on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m..   Enjoy live music, delicious food, 18th century trade demonstrations, colonial kids' games, and locally-made artisanal wares. Learn about the historic house's ongoing restoration on a behind-the-scenes tour and [...]

Oktoberfest Fun: German History, Heritage, Gardening and Great Food 2017-10-03T07:47:09+00:00

Uncover Symbols in the Cemetery

2017-07-31T09:28:05+00:00

Photo Credit: https://www.facebook.com/hsmcpa.org/ Author and Historian Tammy Schane will present Symbols in the Cemetery on Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 7pm to 8:30pm. Discover the meaning of symbols carved on tombstones; the history behind them; and why tombstone styles changed in the 19th century. Ms. Schane lectures on her research of 18th and [...]

Uncover Symbols in the Cemetery 2017-07-31T09:28:05+00:00

#HappeningKids: Abington Senior High School Chess Teams Ranked #2 and #7 in the U.S.

2017-06-15T15:37:24+00:00

  Last night the Abington School District School Board honored Abington Senior High School’s Chess Team that competed at the United States Chess Federation’s Super Nationals competition last month – the largest recorded chess tournament in the history of chess with 5,500 players competing from around the country. In the u1200 section, Abington’s team of [...]

#HappeningKids: Abington Senior High School Chess Teams Ranked #2 and #7 in the U.S. 2017-06-15T15:37:24+00:00

Montgomery County Schools Ranked Among Nation’s Best

2017-04-28T08:44:30+00:00

U.S. News & World Reports just released America’s Top High Schools of 2017, and it’s no surprise that Montgomery County has several on the list. Here are theMontgomery County schools that made the Top 100 in Pennsylvania: Lower Moreland High School 555 Red Lion Rd, Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania 19006 #532 in National Rankings #9 in Pennsylvania High Schools Perkiomen Valley [...]

Montgomery County Schools Ranked Among Nation’s Best 2017-04-28T08:44:30+00:00

Abington World Language Department Wins Pennsylvania State Golden Globe Language Award

2017-04-14T12:34:47+00:00

  Abington Senior High School has won the Pennsylvania State Modern Language Association (PSMLA) Golden Globe Award for the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 school years as part of the PSMLA Excellent Program (PEP) Award Program.  This award recognizes schools across the state that excel in 11 criteria established by PSMLA to evaluate language programs.  Abington is [...]

Abington World Language Department Wins Pennsylvania State Golden Globe Language Award 2017-04-14T12:34:47+00:00

McKinley Elementary School Transforms to “Seussville” to Celebrate Read Across America

2017-03-06T17:05:12+00:00

During the week of February 27, McKinley Elementary School in Elkins Park transformed into Seussville to Celebrate Read Across America. The school engaged in a wide array of fun-filled reading-themed activities in celebration of reading.  The school celebrated with dress up days, guest readers shared books written by Dr. Seuss, students created artistic renderings of [...]

McKinley Elementary School Transforms to “Seussville” to Celebrate Read Across America 2017-03-06T17:05:12+00:00

Student Essay Contest Now Open!

2017-02-13T11:33:34+00:00

by Betsy Natter Our country has a long history of immigration and the current discussions over policies have kept it in the forefront of daily news. Now, Montgomery county students have any opportunity to delve into the history of the eastern Pennsylvania region and those who immigrated here over the centuries through participation in the [...]

Student Essay Contest Now Open! 2017-02-13T11:33:34+00:00

Central Perkiomen Valley Park Hosts “Winter Tree ID Made Easy” Walk

2017-01-23T23:55:06+00:00

Montgomery County’s Central Perkiomen Valley Park will hold a “Winter Tree ID Walk” on Saturday, January 28, 2017 beginning at 1:00pm. No leaves? No problem! While most native trees have lost their leaves, there are many ways to identify them in the dead of winter. Join the staff Central Perkiomen Park as they share tips [...]

Central Perkiomen Valley Park Hosts “Winter Tree ID Made Easy” Walk 2017-01-23T23:55:06+00:00