Friday, March 15, 2013
Paxon Hollow Middle School students toss pies in their math teachers' faces in honor of Pi Day.
Students at Paxon Hollow Middle School celebrated Pi Day on March 14 with plenty of circular activities. But a select few students capped off the day with the Teacher Pie Toss. The math teachers put on their shower caps and protective goggles and took pie after pie in the face, in honor of Pi Day. Pi is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter, which is approximately 3.14159.
Friday, February 15, 2013
Paxon Hollow Middle school recently held their annual science fair.
BROOMALL–Teresa Appleby and Nate Tierney’s Advanced Science classes at Paxon Hollow Middle School recently participated in their annual Science Fair. Students were encouraged to apply creative and critical thinking skills to scientific research and experiments. The Science Fair promotes enthusiasm for science and an understanding of the scientific method to solve real life problems. The school announced they are proud of the commitment and hard work from all of their winners who will move on to represent PHMS at the Delaware County Intermediate Unit Science Fair. 6th GRADE RESULTS 1st Place: Rebecca Ritchie and Lisha Chen–“Garden Roof Tops” 2nd Place: Louis Kontaras and Joseph McCool–“Hydroponics” 3rd Place: Ella Yeakle, Alexandra …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The Marple Newtown Schol Board approved two new student clubs at Marple Newtown High School and one student club at Paxon Hollow Middle School.
NEWTOWN SQUARE–Some good news comes to the students at Marple Newtown High School and Paxon Hollow Middle School with the expansion of its student clubs/activities. The Marple Newtown School Board unanimously approved the following student activities/clubs to offer its students at the respective schools listed: What other clubs/activities would you like to see offered at your child's school? Tell us in the comments.
Saturday, January 26, 2013
Paxon Hollow Middle School teachers perform a dance at the 2013 Potter Cup.
BROOMALL–The rivalry between Paxon Hollow Middle School and Haverford Middle School in the annual Potter Cup is unmistaken but there may be an unsaid rivalry between the teachers as well. Each year, the middle school teachers perform a dance in the pep rally benefitting Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation. And, each year, the dances are different and more intricate for both schools. Watch the video above to see this year's dance performed by Paxon Hollow Middle School teachers to a mash-up of popular songs throughout the times. This year's Potter Cup, between the two schools, raised $40,000 to help benefit childhood cancer awareness.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
The 10th annual Potter Cup raised $40,000 for Alex's Lemonade Stand.
NEWTOWN SQUARE–In 10 years, an impassioned rivalry between Paxon Hollow Middle School and Haverford Middle School has raised nearly $300,000 to fight childhood cancer. Gillian Kocher, spokesperson for Alex's Lemonade Stand, said the Potter Cup raised over $40,000 this year. The competition is a best two-out-of-three for girls' basketball, boys' basketball and wrestling. Though Paxon Hollow took the Potter Cup home last year, Haverford took it back this year and swept all three competitions. Alex's parents, Liz and Jay Scott, appeared at the Potter Cup's pep rally—on Jan. 18, what would have been Alex's 17th birthday—to give students words of thanks and encouragement. The couple recalled Alex reaching her benchmark goals with her front-yard…
Monday, December 17, 2012
The cans of food were collected last month and were donated to local Marple families in need and City Team Ministries.
BROOMALL–Paxon Hollow Middle School held its annual Turkey Trot where over 200 students, teachers, staff and family members participate in a run around the school. The winners of the Turkey Trot received a free turkey compliments of Giant markets. Students donated 1,107 canned food items during the Thanksgiving holiday season to be distributed to Marple families and CityTeam Ministries in Philadelphia. Jan Mayer's homeroom had the most donated items, a whopping total of 198.
Thursday, November 22, 2012
Paxon Hollow Middle School students collect 80 pounds of candy to send to troops overseas.
BROOMALL–Two Paxon Hollow Middle School sixth-grade students, Kayleigh Cristello and Emma Pierucci, approached their teacher Kim Reardon the day after Halloween with an idea. They wanted to collect candy for the troops. They gathered information on where they could send it, they made signs, and went to classrooms to promote the idea and to collect the candy. They helped package the candy as well. They collected 80 pounds of candy.
Friday, November 9, 2012
Paxon Hollow Middle School will be among the many area local middle school and high school bands to march in the annual Veteran's Day parade in Media.
MEDIA–Media's 53nd Annual Veterans Day Parade, which is the largest Veterans Day parade in the state, will be held on Monday, Nov. 12, at 11:11 a.m. Media Mayor Bob McMahon said this year's honors will focus on the new, greatest generation of veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan. McMahon said U.S. General David Petraeus recently referred to this generation of veterans as the new, greatest generation in an educational program film and it was decided that would be the theme of this year's parade. The parade will kick off with the roar of motorcycles down State Street. Then the thousands of parade-goers will enjoy 10 high school marching bands, fire trucks and first responders and of course veterans. Guest speakers and special parade guests …
Monday, September 24, 2012
Theodore Townsend, 24, of Carneys Point, NJ, is facing charges of theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property, unauthorized use of a truck, and driving without a license from incidents that occurred in June at Paxon Hollow Middle School, reports D
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
An orientation was held on Aug. 22 at Paxon Hollow Middle School for sixth grade and new students.
BROOMALL–On Aug. 22 at Paxon Hollow Middle School, parents, sixth graders and new students participated in orientation. The faculty, staff and student guides were there to welcome students and assist them with their schedules, lockers and school information. Paxon Hollow Middle School's PTO provided a delicious lunch and Rita's water ice for everyone.