CB East recognized with top honors at FBLA National Leadership Conference

More than 10,000 of America’s best and brightest youth traveled to the historic city of Nashville this summer to make some history of their own as they showcased their talents as future business leaders and vied for the opportunity to win over $165,000 in cash awards.

Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL), the largest and oldest student business organization, held its National Leadership Conference in Nashville on June 29th–July 2nd. Participants from across the United States and two countries were in attendance for this exciting conference to sharpen their core business skills, expand their networks, and participate in more than 60 business and business-related competitive events.

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CB South’s FIRST LINK reaches out to incoming 10th graders

On Thursday, August 28th, student leaders from Central Bucks High School South’s FIRST LINK club hit the streets of Warrington to welcome new students to the building.

Student leaders (along with several faculty members) visited two neighborhoods that have a number of incoming CB South sophomores. LINK leaders knocked on doors to meet these new students. The group hopes that providing a familiar, friendly face early on will help alleviate some of those “first day of high school jitters.” Leaders welcomed the students to the South community with a LINK “grab bag,” complete with a map of the school and some other South goodies.

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Scenes from the Thompson Bucks County Classic

  1. Nicole Michael, of Solebury, shows off her award.
  1. Reigg Wurst, of Buckingham, has a professional look.
  1. Matthew Foster, of Furlong, on the pedal cart racetrack.
  1. Ava and Emilia Williams, of Doylestown, take a break after their ride.
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Leadership program open to teens

Youth ages 13-19 years old are invited to register for the Junior Leadership Toastmasters public speaking program, to be held at 1282 Almshouse Road, Doylestown, January 7th-March 4th, 2015.

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9/11 Memorial sculpture design unveiled in Doylestown

by June Portnoy

On Tuesday, September 23rd, The Travis Manion Foundation and Board of Bucks County Commissioners unveiled the design of the 9/11 “Renew, Resolve, Remember” sculpture scheduled to be installed and open to the public by next summer 2015.

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Doylestown True Value open for business

Doylestown True Value opened on September 23rd in Cross Keys Place, located at the intersection of Routes 611 and 313. A family-owned extension of Delray Plus True Value in New Hope, Doylestown True Value is a one-stop shop for all of your hardware needs, featuring tools, paint and painting supplies, lawn and garden, pet products, plumbing, electrical, lighting, cleaning supplies, decorative fixtures, and a rotating selection of seasonal merchandise.

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Pine Run Retirement Community is ‘Making Their Day!’

“Making Their Day!” is integral to the Pine Run Retirement Community service philosophy, but on August 13th, the true spirit was on display across the 43-acre campus when Associates granted more than 100 wishes for Villagers. Cars were washed, walk-in closets organized, gardens edged; and other chores were accomplished to put a smile on a Villager’s face.

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Scouts help out at Third Annual Lemon Ride Bicycle Tour

Scouts from Boy Scout Troop 71 volunteered for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) during the Third Annual Lemon Ride Bicycle Tour in Doylestown on July 20th by marking the bicycle routes and running a rest stop.

After a week-long camp working to earn merit badges at the Rodney Scout Reservation on the Northern Bank of Chesapeake Bay, nearly half of the Scouts in Troop 71 volunteered to help over 320 cyclists enjoy the rolling Bucks County countryside as they raised money to find a cure for childhood cancer.

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Plumstead Christian School listed in top 50 Christian high schools in US

TheBestSchools.org, an independent organization that ranks colleges and schools, has selected Plumstead Christian School (PCS) as one of the top 50 Christian schools in America.

TheBestSchools.org included only coeducational day schools and based their selection on each school’s academic strength, extracurricular richness, and geographic and demographic diversity. Additionally, TheBestSchools.org chose schools based on how seriously each school takes its Christianity.

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Bucks County youth compete in District Championships

Youth Tennis Teams from Bucks County recently competed in the USTA Jr. Team Tennis District Championships in both New Jersey and the greater Philadelphia area.

The Bucks County spring league was administered by the nonprofit Bucks County Tennis Association (BCTA), and teams competed for eight weeks during the spring season with the Serve-ivors and Terman-netters earning the right to compete in the 14-and-under and the 18-and-under divisions, respectively. The teams competed in the July USTA Middle States Philadelphia Area District Championships against teams that had won their leagues from throughout the five-county greater Philadelphia region.

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