Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Neshaminy teacher who was fired after she was accused of shoplifting must be reinstated, a judge recently ruled.
Tuesday, February 19
A judge recently ruled that Maple Point Middle School teacher Tara Buskewas must be reinstated to her position by the end of the month. However, the Neshaminy School District has filed an appeal in Commonwealth Court to protest the judge's decision, PhillyBurbs.com reports. Richie Webb, school board president, told the website the judge should have not heard her appeal. He said she invoked her right to appeal the decision to either the school board or courts. "The law allows her to choose one or the other, but not both. She chose the former," Webb said in a June 2012 press release. Buskewas was arrested and charged with retail theft and receiving stolen property in 2012 and took part in a Accelerated Rehabilitation Disposition program, …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The students of Neshaminy's Maple Point Middle School put together over 1825 meals and 847 breakfast bags for the elderly and the shut-ins of the area.
Dr. Martin Luther King Day was not just a day off for students at Maple Point Middle School. The students and staff from the Middletown school and Our Lady of Grace took part in the Day of Service by cooking and preparing 1825 meals and 847 breakfast bags for those in need, according to the school district. The meals were cooked and packaged at the Aid for Friends kitchen in Philadelphia. Meals prepared by the 250 students and staff were sent to elderly residents and shut-ins throughout the area, the district said. The Maple Point Student Council help collect funds and food for the project. This was the 11th year the school has prepared food for the Day of Service. Other recent news about Volunteers:
Friday, June 8, 2012
Dr. William Gretzula is the finalist for the position.
If picked to be new superintendent of the Neshaminy School District, Dr. William Gretzula said he would hope to move the focus in the district from “labor contracts to learning.” Gretzula, the finalist for the top position in the district, participated in an hour long public interview session Thursday evening at Maple Point Middle School. The questions asked of Gretzula were sent in to the district via e-mail. Moderating the session was Bucks County Intermediate Unit Executive Director Barry Galasso, who offered his services to the district free of charge, according to a district official. Galasso was formally head of the New Jersey Association of School Administrators. Charles Alfonso, of Langhorne, voiced his displeasure with the session…