Neshaminy HS National Honor Society inducts new members

One hundred two Neshaminy High School juniors and seniors were inducted into the National Honor Society during a ceremony Thursday, October 15th, attended by the students, their families, NHS and district administrators.

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Connor Regan earns prestigious Eagle Scout Award

On October 18th, Connor Regan of Langhorne was recognized for earning the rank of Eagle Scout at a Court of Honor conducted at Woodside Church in Yardley. The ceremony was hosted by his parents, Dan and Kelli Regan, and was attended by friends, family and Troop members.

Honored guest Frank Farry (142nd District PA State Representative) presented Connor with special commendations from the Pennsylvania House of Representatives and the United States Congress, including an American flag flown over the U.S. Capitol in his honor.

Connor is a senior at Neshaminy High School and a founding member of Troop 316 of the Washington Crossing Council, Boy Scouts of America. He has held numerous positions of responsibility in the Troop, including patrol leader and senior patrol leader.

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Joey Rippert recognized with invitation

Neshaminy High School student Joey Rippert traveled to Nashville, Tennessee the week of October 25th as an invited member of the All-National Choir sponsored by the National Association for Music Education.

Joey is the third Neshaminy choir member to ever receive this recognition. On Wednesday, October 28th, he performed in the All-National Honor Ensembles Concert, along with 673 high school students from 49 states.

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NHS freshmen pledge to become ‘upstanders’ to bullying

by June Portnoy

Neshaminy High School’s Interact Club, in partnership with Friends Helping Friends (Neshaminy’s new anti-bullying club) and Spectrum Club (Neshaminy’s Gay-Straight Alliance), hosted two freshmen anti-bullying assemblies on October 8th, in recognition of Bullying Prevention Month.

Barely a hush could be heard during these assemblies as guest speakers, Jane and James Clementi, recounted how Tyler Clementi, an incoming freshman at Rutgers University in 2010, committed suicide as a result of being cyber bullied.

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Neshaminy Valley Music Theatre announces auditions for 2016

The Neshaminy Valley Music Theatre has announced an open casting call for its 2016 production of “The Music Man.” This classic Broadway musical, with music and lyrics by Meredith Wilson, is beloved by audiences since it first opened on Broadway in 1957, winning five Tony awards. This year will mark the 60th anniversary production by NVMT.

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Get your free flu shot Saturday, Oct. 10th


Bucks County residents three-years-old or older are eligible for free flu vaccinations on Saturday, October 10th, at Neshaminy High School, 2001 Old Lincoln Highway, Langhorne. 
Flu shots will be administered from 10:00am to 2:00pm as part of Bucks County’s ninth pandemic flu drill.

Those under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. More information is available by calling the Bucks County Department of Health at 215-345-331.

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Middletown Community Foundation 5K Run/1-Mile Walk is Oct. 4th

The First Annual Middletown Community Foundation 5K Run/1-Mile Walk will be held on October 4th, at Neshaminy High School. All funds raised at this event will be used to fund scholarships.

The Foundation’s board of directors established the community service scholarships in 2002 as a way to encourage Middletown Township students to give back to their community. Each student applicant must submit a minimum 250-word essay describing their service, along with information on an adult who can verify the information. In 13 years, 152 seniors have been recognized for significant contributions and awarded scholarships totaling $152,250.

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‘Les Miserables’ at Neshaminy

The Neshaminy Summer Stock Theater program presented “Les Miserables” last month at the high school.

Pictured from left are Taylor Sudholz as Cosette, Allie Wiatrowski as Fantine, Beccah Allen as Eponine, and Matt Pizzulo as Guarache during a dress rehearsal. Photo by Mimi Rowland.

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NHS Golf Boosters Golf Outing is Aug. 14th

The Neshaminy High School Golf Boosters invites you to a golf outing at Middletown Country Club on Friday, August 14th, noon registration and 1:00pm tee-off (shotgun start).

The cost is $100 per player, which includes golf, a cart, lunch, dinner, and beverages.

Opportunities are available for hole sponsorships and raffle donations. For more information and registration forms, navigate to this web page: http://www.neshaminy.org/site/Default.aspx?PageID=1344. Proceeds benefit the NHS golf program.

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FBA college scholarship winners

Brian Thomas and Gabriella M. Merlino (front row, second and third from left), both of Feasterville, and seniors at Neshaminy High School, were recently awarded $1,200 college scholarships from the Feasterville Business Association.

Sharing a congratulatory moment following the announcement at historic Playwicki Farm are (front row from left) Rose McMenamin, a scholarship committee co-chairperson, (Brian and Gabriella) Linda Pupkiewicz, recording secretary and scholarship committee co-chairperson and Ed Shannon, chairperson of the FBA golf outing, (back row, left and right) Mike Wielehowski, sergeant-at-arms and golf committee member and Charles Roman, a member of the scholarship committee.

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