Thursday, June 7, 2012
The arithmetical card game requires players to be the fastest in using four integers to total 24 using addition, subtraction, division and multiplication
On the 24th day of May on the 24th anniversary of Math 24, 100 students from 10 of the 13 elementary schools in North Penn School District competed to see who was the best math whiz. A.M. Kulp Elementary held a Math 24 Game tournament, which involved the top 10 students from the 10 elementary schools playing the challenging game. Math 24 is an arthmetical card game where the goal is to manipulate four integers to total 24. You can use addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to get the answer. Stephanie Schwal, curriculum supervisor for math for the district, said the tournament was a way to celebrate the work the students had done in math classes and see which one is the best 24 Champ of the District. The top three winners got …
Saturday, May 7, 2011
The weekend's here. Check out five things going on locally today.
1. Bridle Path Elementary and Montgomery Elementary Orchestra and the North Wales Select Choir perform today at the Adjudication Festival at Kutztown University. 2. Towamencin Day runs from noon to 4 p.m. at Fischer’s Park, 2235 Bustard Road, Towamencin. Thre will be food, vendors and displays from local fire and police departments. Children can get their faces painted for free. The Montgomery County Concert Band will perform. A gazebo will be opened in honor of the late Dr. Thomas Hollenbeck. 3. Lansdale Parks and Recreation holds its Bike Safety Workshop today from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Whites Road Park. There will be free bicycle helmets for children, as well as bicycle safety literature and a skills development course. Inspections will …
Thursday, May 5, 2011
This week our camera lens captured North Penn elementary students having a blast
Here's some outtakes of Bridle Path Elementary's recent Friday night dance and Montgomery Elementary's car wash fundraiser. See who or what our lens will pick up next Thursday!
Monday, April 11, 2011
Supervisors approved a $17G reimbursement to its capital reserve fund from the purchase of the Zehr tract.
Here’s a rundown of recent Montgomery Township Board of Supervisors actions since March 28. 1. Supervisors unanimously voted to allow a reimbursement of about $17,000 to the capital reserve fund through taxable or tax-exempt financing for preliminary expenditures in the purchase of the Zehr tract. Supervisors condemned 50 acres of the former Zehr property on Stump Road adjacent to William F. Maule Park at Windlestrae. “This resolution will allow the board, once we secure financing, to permit us to reimburse ourselves in the capital reserve fund,” said chairman Robert Birch. 2. Supervisors voted unanimously to accept a payment in lieu of paving Bridle Path Road in the amount of $5,512.50. Public Works Director Kevin Costello said North …
Wednesday, March 16, 2011
This week’s top family-fun picks: a pancake breakfast fundraiser, Teen Book Club Game Night, open gym at NPV Boys & Girls Club, two Mommy Markets, and Kids’ Night at Lehigh Valley Paintball.
Spring has sprung! With the official first day of spring this Sunday, March 20, we’ll start to see lots of fun family events in the great outdoors! To celebrate the season of sunshine and happiness, here are a few great child-friendly activities to check out with your family this week! Look for the planner each Wednesday, and help us build the planner with your own suggestions and tips—comment below, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. We want to hear from you! Family Best Bets of the Week • Teen Book Club Where/When: North Wales Library, 233 S. Swartley St., North Wales; March 16, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Why go: The book club takes a night off from reading for Game Night! Pricing: Free • Kids' Night at Lehigh Valley Paintball Where/When: Lehigh…
Saturday, March 12, 2011
The annual effort to get kids active coincides with the NCAA basketball tournament
Each year, Bridle Path Elementary hosts a "March Madness" event, aimed at getting kids active and away from their computers and video games. "It's something fun for the kids, in the spirit of the (NCAA) tournament," said Beth Staab, whose nine-year-old-son Colinn was participating in the 5-on-5 half court competition. The evening featured multiple basketball games, snacks for the kids, and plenty of parents who were more than happy to see their children playing and running around. Please enjoy our photo gallery, and if you have pictures of your own, feel free to add them. For additional photos, please visit the Lansdale Patch on Facebook!
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
More than 400 singers from fourth to 12th grade in the North Penn School District participated in the inaugural North Penn School District Choral Showcase Monday night
The inaugural North Penn Choral Showcase is part of the music directors' goal to expose young singers and their parents to the choral opportunities in the district. Featured at Monday night's showcase were Nash Elementary School's Treble Choir, Montgomery Elementary School's Sixth Grade Festival Chorus, Pennfield Middle School's Vocal Ensemble, Bridle Path Elementary School's Fifth and Sixth Grade Choral Singers, Gwynedd Square Elementary's Select Chorus, Knapp Elementary's Chorus, North Wales Elementary's Select Choir and the North Penn High School Choir. The finale featured all 400-plus singers together singing "Let There Be Peace On Earth."