Monday, December 17, 2012
Merle Horowtiz, Marple Newtown superintendent of schools, offers condolences to the victims of Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT, and reminds Marple Newtown parents of the district's security and services offered.
NEWTOWN SQUARE–In the aftermath of the tragic Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, CT, Marple Newtown Superintendent of Schools Merle Horowitz offered the following statement to families and staff in Marple Newtown: Our thoughts and prayers are with those families and educators who were involved in the terrible tragedy that occurred in Newtown, Connecticut on December 14, 2012. We mourn with the rest of the nation for the victims who lost their lives at Sandy Hook Elementary School. In light of the tragedy there, I would like to share important information with our parents, guardians and community. We have a security system at all school district buildings to prevent intruders from entering. Our school district has a Crisis …
Monday, July 2, 2012
Superintendent of Marple Newtown Schools Merle Horowitz recently shared her top 10 favorite moments during
NEWTOWN SQUARE–At a Marple Newtown School Board meeting on June 26, Marple Newtown Superintendent Merle Horowitz shared her top 10 favorite moments for the 2011-12 school year in the Marple Newtown School District. Those favorite moments are as follows (from first to last):
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Marple Newtown Superintendent Merle Horowitz was recently named president of the Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators Women’s Caucus.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
NEWTOWN SQUARE–The Women's Caucus is a state organization affiliated with PASA (Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators); its purpose is to improve the status, rights, and opportunities for women in educational leadership. Merle Horowitz, superintendent of the Marple Newtown School District, has been an educator for 38 years and an administrator for 25 years in Delaware County school districts and is currently the chair of the Chief School Administrators in Delaware County. Horowitz has been the Delaware County representative to the PASA Board of Governors for over two years. She has been a representative of the southeastern region of Pennsylvania on the PASA Women’s Caucus Board. Additionally, Horowitz has been on the Advisory …
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Mary E. Rochford to leave the archdiocese in 2012.
PHILADELPHIA–Following a year of great transition for Archdiocese of Philadelphia's Catholic schools, superintendent Mary E. Rochford announced her resignation at year's end. "It has been my privilege to serve in the ministry of Catholic education for almost 40 years. A long time ago, when I was very young, a wise woman religious told me, 'Remember, you are only a useless servant.' I have kept that in mind and worked as diligently as I could for the sake of the children and now I leave for the sake of my family," she said in a statement released by the archdiocese. The archdiocese accepted her resignation with "great reluctance," and said her decision was made in order to devote time to providing physical care for members of her family …