Thursday, January 31, 2013
Students from the Neshaminy School District will next compete on the state level.
Thursday, January 31
Provided by the Neshaminy School District: On January 7, Neshaminy High School's FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) Club competed in the Region 12 FBLA Competition at Bucks County Community College. Neshaminy High School's FBLA Club is proud to announce the names of 37 students who won or placed in various business and computer application events. This competition was attended by numerous Bucks County high schools. On April 15, 16 and 17, Neshaminy will attend the FBLA State Competition at the Hershey Lodge, in Hershey, Pennsylvania. The Business, Computer and Information Technology Department will be attending with 17 of the regional winners. We wish them success as they compete at the state level. State winners will have the …
Saturday, January 19, 2013
Neshaminy High School's Business, Computer and Information Technology Department recently won a financial literacy grant.
Saturday, January 19
The Business, Computer and Information Technology Department of Neshaminy High School was awarded a Platinum Grant of $5,800 to be used to promote financial literacy among high school students. According to a district press release, the opportunity to earn the grant was a result of TruMark Financial Credit Union’s venture called “Kiss a Pig.” The department took advantage of this opportunity to acquire funds to be used to provide students with the tools needed to learn how to make informed choices as they earn, save, spend, borrow and invest their money. Having received the grant, The Philadelphia Foundation has forwarded a check to the district and the department has already spent some of the money on the purchase of additional finance …
Monday, January 14, 2013
Following the recent deaths of current and former Neshaminy High School students, the school will be offering additional support to students.
Since Jan. 1, the Neshaminy community has experienced a great deal of loss. Three young men, all current and former Neshaminy High School students, lost their lives. Because of that, Neshaminy High School will be offering additional support to its students. School officials have also listed a variety of resources for the community for 24/7 and immediate assistance. Immediate Help: Resources for Grief Counseling (not 24/7): On New Year's Day, Trevor Newman, 16, was struck and killed by a Septa commuter train just south of the Langhorne Train Station in Middletown. The death of the Neshaminy High School student was ruled an accident. Former Neshaminy High School student Brandon Rogers was killed Sunday, Jan. 6, when he lost control of his …
Sunday, January 13, 2013
15-year-old Chris Mongillo, of Middletown, was struck and killed by a northbound SEPTA commuter train at about 1 p.m. Friday on the tracks between Neshaminy Falls and Langhorne-Yardley stations. He attended Neshaminy High School.
Friday, December 28, 2012
A 29-year-old Neshaminy High School graduate died in a Lehigh Valley wreck last week.
The grieving mother of a 29-year-old Levittown native killed in a multi-vehicle traffic crash in the Lehigh Valley said her daughter was her best friend. Kathrine "Kate" Skinner was killed on Friday evening when her car was rammed from behind and caught fire as she waited in traffic on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Lehigh County, WFMZ Channel 69 reported. The occupents of other vehicles struck were able to self-extricate, but Skinner was unable and was pronounced dead at the scene, LehighValleyLive.com said in a story. The former Levittown resident graduated from Neshaminy High School in Middletown in 2001 and later Kutztown University. "Everybody loved her. She was a fun girl to be around," Jean Skinner, the victim's mother, said in an …
Friday, December 21, 2012
Rumors began to fill social media platforms Thursday and police were brought in to investigate gun threats at Neshaminy High School.
Middletown police have additional resources devoted to Neshaminy High School after rumors a student involved in a fight planned to bring a gun to school on Friday spread rampant Thursday. The district said an investigation by law enforcement and administrators found the threat to be "not credible." "Unfortunately the rumor has continued, fueled mostly by unrelated events, the Sandy Hook Tragedy and the pending 'End of the World' on 12/21/12. It moved to social media sites Thursday afternoon and just took off," the district statement read. The school worked with police throughout Thursday afternoon and evening to gather details on the threat. In a phone message to parents, the district thanked students, parents and staff for reporting the …
Monday, December 17, 2012
Current and past Neshaminy High School drama program students will put their talents on stage for a great cause.
The Neshaminy High School Drama Program will use its current and past talents to help one its own in his battle against cancer. The drama program will present a special Drama Alumni Night on Wednesday, Dec. 19 at 6:30 p.m. in the Harry M. Dengler, Jr. Performing Arts Center at Maple Point Middle School. The show will feature some of the funniest drama alumni from the past ten years and be hosted by Drama Director, Gina Chiolan and Drama Officers Kaitlyn Jones and Colin Bonner. The evening will consist of improvisation and a few of the most hilarious skits ever to appear on stage at Neshaminy High School. In addition, there will be special commemorative t-shirts on sale and a number of wonderful raffle baskets. All proceeds benefit Hope …
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Neshaminy High School's select choir is one of three school choirs left in the B101 Christmas Choir Competition.
Neshaminy High School's select choir is now a finalist in B101's Christmas Choir Competition thanks to the votes it received in the semi-finals Tuesday. In order to win the final portion of the competition, vote for Neshaminy's choir today, Thursday, Dec. 13 from 7:15 a.m. and 9 p.m. Go to B101's website to listen to NHS Select Choir's "I want a Hippopotamus for Christmas" and vote for them. If Neshaminy receives the most votes today, the choir will win an $8,000 Cunningham piano and will get to perform with Peter Nero and the Philly Pops and the Kimmel Center on Wednesday, Dec. 19
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
The Neshaminy High School cheerleading program won a monetary prize to help pay the way to a national competition.
Backhand springs, stunts and school spirit are not the only talents of the Neshaminy High School cheerleading team. The team is also skilled and passionate about helping in their community. Although the team’s coach Mary Hart said she and the girls do their community service to help others and don’t expect anything in return, their work has literally paid off. The organizations running the national competition the varsity and junior varsity teams will compete in March have awarded the program with a monetary prize based solely on their community service. The monetary award is worth up to $10,000, Hart said, noting that it goes toward the team’s trip to the national competition. Since the team is so large, she said, the cheer program will…
Saturday, December 8, 2012
Vote for Neshaminy High School's Select Choir in the competition.
The Neshaminy High School Select Choir is one of nine choirs selected as a semi-finalist in the B101 Radio Christmas Choir Competition. The competition is vote based and the choir needs the community to vote for them. Their song “I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas” will be announced by Tiffany and Michael of the morning show on Tuesday, Dec. 11 at 7 a.m. Listen to the choir's version of "I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas" and then cast your vote for them here. For more news like this, Like us on Facebook or Sign up for our newsletter. On Tuesday, voting between NHS and two other schools will be held between 7:15 a.m. and 9 p.m. If Neshaminy obtains the most votes, the choir will be moved into the Finals of the Competition on Thursday…