Saturday, April 27, 2013
A look at the top news in Newtown this week.
Attempted Bank Robber Told Teller He Was 'Desperate' John L. Butler III told the teller at TD Bank he had a weapon and was desperate. He was later taken into custody outside of Saladworks and arrested for robbery. Council Rock North Ranked 13 in Pa., Report Says Council Rock North was named in the top-40 Pennsylvania high schools by U.S. News & World Report. Charges Filed in Fatal Accident Monroe Leonard Tanner IV, 18, has been charged with homicide by vehicle in the Dec. 8 accident that killed Cameron Smithwick. Beneficial Bank, Township Agree on Sycamore St Location Beneficial Bank will construct a branch at Sycamore Street and Richboro Road at the site of the former Stockburger dealership. NY Giants Select South Graduate in NFL Draft …
Friday, January 11, 2013
The Facebook page, CR North Compliments, has 654 friends.
A mystery Facebook poster is using the Internet to boost the confidence of many Council Rock North students. A Facebook page, CR North Compliments, was created Jan. 7 and has 654 friends as of Friday afternoon. Since the page was created Monday, the mystery poster has made dozens of compliments about various students for a range of reasons. Compliments can be short or long. Here are a few examples (last names removed to protect the students' privacy): So will we ever find out who is posting these online compliments? A status posted Thursday on the page reads: "If this status gets 350 or more likes before June I will reveal my identity on the day of graduation. I don't want you to know who I am if you don't want to know who I am."
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
The fundraising event will be held at Council Rock North on Nov. 24
Council Rock North boys and girls basketball teams are hosting a "Hoops Mania" night to help fight cancer. The event, to be held Nov. 24 at 5 p.m., will benefit Coaches Vs. Cancer, a collaboration between the American Cancer Society and the National Association of Basketball Coaches. It is free and open to the public. Coaches Vs. Cancer "empowers basketball coaches, their teams and local communities to make a difference in the fight against cancer," according to the American Cancer Society website. Hoops Mania will be held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Council Rock North's gymnasium. The schedule of events includes an introduction of the 2012-13 teams, a performance by the Council Rock North cheerleaders, a youth community basketball game, an …
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
The 554 Council Rock High School North graduates received diplomas during a Monday afternoon ceremony.
One student speaker asked his peers to think of themselves as a glass of milk. Another recalled the swimming class that was a requirement for freshman, comparing it to the challenges that lie ahead. But whatever analogy was used, most would agree the 554 Council Rock High School North graduates that received diplomas during a Monday afternoon ceremony, “left a lasting mark on this school,” class president Alfred P. Venus III said. The stands at the school’s Walt Snyder Stadium were packed as family and friends of the class of 2012 cheered their accomplishments. Venus asked his peers to close their eyes and imagine the first day of freshman year. “Think about how much you’ve changed,” he said. “We made an impact on this school with no …
Monday, June 11, 2012
About 94 percent of the class of 2012 will continue their education at a college or university, district officials said.
Council Rock High School North will celebrate graduation today, as 554 students are expected to receive their diplomas at a 4 p.m. ceremony. The graduation ceremony will be held outdoors at the school's Walt Snyder Stadium. According to the Council Rock School District, the class of 2012 includes 12 distinguished scholars (the top 2 percent of the class). Those students are: Ilana Attadgie, Joseph Hacker, Justin Paloni, Christopher Perrotti, Andrew Sabol, Mackenzie L. Smith, Kush Sodha, Alyssa Steeger, Benjamin Wang, Kimberly Ward, Jeremy Wortzel, Yixi Yang and Victoria Zhao. Nearly 78 percent of the graduating class will attend a four-year college, according to information provided by the district. Approximately 16 percent will attend a …
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
The game raises money for the Lauren Kelsey Talbot Memorial Foundation, created in honor of a Council Rock North student who passed away in 2005.
Council Rock High School North seniors and juniors will participate in the Seventh Annual Powder Puff game on May 30 to raise money for the Lauren Kelsey Talbot Memorial Foundation. Felicia Pappas and Kelsey Dumont, 2007 graduates, started the event in honor of their friend Lauren, who was a senior at North when she passed away in 2005 after a car accident. The game will be held at 3 p.m. at Council Rock North’s stadium. The powder puff teams are comprised of senior females and junior females, who compete for the Powder Puff title. The Lauren Kelsey Talbot Memorial Foundation scholarship fund supports graduating seniors at Council Rock North and South who have mirrored Lauren's passion and love for friendship, community service and for …
Friday, April 20, 2012
The teens were honored by the YWCA of Bucks County.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Tom Sofield
Friday, April 20, 2012
Fifteen Bucks County high-schoolers were honored for their volunteerism efforts at the YWCA’s Teen Volunteer of the Year Awards banquet at Ann’s Choice in Warminster Thursday evening. Quakertown Community High School student and National Honor Society member Anya Kelly was named the county’s top teen volunteer during the ceremony. She has worked extensively with China Care, a group which helps orphans deemed by their people as be unadoptable. Over the past three years, Anya has helped raise over $7,000 for the group and even traveled to Asia to volunteer. Aside from her work with China Care, Anya has helped tutor peers with school work and volunteered as a counselor at St. Luke's Vacation Bible School. State Representative Bernie O’Neill…
Friday, November 4, 2011
The school year is in full swing and there is a ton of stuff going on from elementary to high school.
Council Rock North The Council Rock North versus South football game will be played at the Walt Snyder Stadium tonight at 7 p.m. It's sure to be an exciting night of high school football! Also, North's theatre club Sock 'n' Buskin will put on their first show of the year, Anton Chekov's "Three Sisters." The show opens Thursday, Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m. and continues through Saturday, Nov. 19. Tickets will be available at the door. Council Rock North boys and girls basketball invite the community to attend Hoops Mania Night on Nov. 26 at 6 p.m. at Council Rock North High School. Admission is free but donations will be accepted at the door. All proceeds from the evening will go to Coaches vs. Cancer, a nationwide collaboration between the …
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Council Rock High School North held its graduation ceremony Wednesday under sunny skies.
Council Rock North's class of 2011 graduated during a ceremony at 4 p.m. today. The class of 2011 includes 544 graduates. Three student speakers -- Michael Tentilucci, Chalres Anastasi, and Michael Ng -- address the crowd. Here's our photo slideshow. Check back soon for more coverage.