Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The magazine's 2013 rankings came out Monday.
On mobile? You can see interactive map here. Newsweek has ranked Marple Newtown High School as the #1096 high school in the country. In Pennsylvania, Julia R. Masterman Laboratory and Demonstration School in Philadelphia received the highest ranking of #56. Locally, Conestoga High School in Berwyn was ranked #124, Harriton High School #219, Radnor High School #255, Strath Haven High School #291, Lower Merion High School #321, Penncrest #549, Springfield High School #648, and Haverford High School #742. For its rankings, Newsweek sent out a survey to more than 5,000 high schools in the U.S., with about 2,500 schools responding in 2013. You can see the details about Marple Newtown High School's ranking, and every other ranked high school …
Saturday, May 4, 2013
See how local students fared in the Penn Relays.
Runners from Marple Newtown High School, Episcopal Academy and Delaware County Christian School competed in the prestigious Penn Relays last weekend. See how they did. High School Boys' 4x100 Small Schools (Heats) High School Boys' 4x400 Central High School Girls' 4x100 Small Schools (Heats) High School Girls' 4x400 Suburban A High School Boys' 4x400 Inter-Ac High School Girls' 4x400 Philadelphia Academic
Friday, April 26, 2013
Marple Newtown High School senior Dianna Dragonetti was awarded the American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Program.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
The Marple Newtown High School junior was an alternate for the 2013 World Women’s Championships.
Sarah Anderson, a junior at Marple Newtown High School, was asked to be an alternate for the 2013 World Women’s Championships after playing the team in the qualifying rounds of the 2013 USA Curling National Championships recently. Anderson accepted immediately. In Latvia, she participated in practices, assisted the team and absorbed everything she could from her curling idols, according to teamusa.org. “It was a real fun and eye-opening experience to go over there and just play against all these top teams of all ages,” Anderson told teamusa.org. Read more about Anderson's experience with the team here on TeamUSA.
See how Marple Newtown fared in the U.S. News and World Report’s list of 2013’s Best High Schools.
U.S. News and World Report recently released its 2013 Best High Schools list. Several Philadelphia-area high schools—including Conestoga High School in Berwyn, Radnor High School in Radnor, Lower Merion High School in Lower Merion and Great Valley High School in Malvern—made the list. Marple Newtown High School did not rank within the "Best Of" list but did score well in the report's proficient in reading. U.S. News and World Report looked at more than 21,000 public schools across the country, according to its website, and more than 150 schools from Pennsylvania made the list. Here's a breakdown of numbers for Marple Newtown: See which area schools made the state and national lists for best high school here. And find more details on …
Monday, April 22, 2013
The Marple Newtown High School Choir Parents Association will host its third annual 'Cabaret Night' at 7 p.m. on Friday.
Friday, April 19, 2013
The high school's Interact Club is among the top five organizations for American Cancer Society daffodil sales in Delaware County this year.
Marple Newtown High School Interact Club recently raised $2,358 in this year's Daffodil Days drive. The club held the American Cancer Society Daffodil Days to give hope to people facing cancer and save lives by supporting the program, Anna Deacon, public relations for the school district, said in a press release. The high school's Interact Club is among the top five organizations for daffodil sales in Delaware County this year, according to Deacon. The Daffodil Days program is a chance to fight back against cancer by raising funds and awareness to help beat the disease. While the Daffodil Days program involves offering daffodils every spring to donors in appreciation for their contributions, it is about more than just giving beautiful …
Friday, March 29, 2013
Workers take advantage of spring break to get some construction done.
While the kids were away on spring break, the work didn't stop at Marple Newtown High School. Construction crews were seen working on the high school's front entrance sidewalk. How do you like the new renovated high school? Tell us in the comments.
Sunday, March 24, 2013
The Marple Newtown School District recently approved a new principal for the high school.
After a national search the Marple Newtown Board of School Directors recently approved a new high school principal. Gregory Puckett was unanimously approved by the board as the new principal of Marple Newtown High School. He will officially take over the role on July 1. Puckett is a graduate of Shippensburg University with a Bachelor of Secondary Education in Social Studies, a Masters of Educational Leadership from Widener University and he is currently enrolled in the Doctoral program at Widener University. He has been assistant principal and principal at Springfield Township High School since 2008. Born and raised in Delaware County, Puckett currently lives in Middletown Township with his wife and three children. He also coaches his …
Sunday, March 17, 2013
Marple Newtown High School students are creative when it comes to asking the big question. Prom?
Prom proposals at Marple Newtown High School seem to be the new thing. Prom is still a few months away but performing a song at the Spring Concert or the Panera Bread have been the top Prom proposals for 2013, so far. What will the seniors do next? Keep the creativity coming. For now, which is your favorite? A Marple Newtown High School senior surprises his girlfriend during the school's Spring Band/Choir Concert. A Marple Newtown High School senior surprises his friend at Panera Bread with a song and dance prom proposal.