The Playwickian

Schweitzer elementary gets new principal

Connor Menzel, News Editor

December 18, 2017

Filed under News

“As a principal you really do get to be a change agent and impact student learning” said Amy Orlando, Ph.D., the newly appointed principal of Albert Schweitzer Elementary School. The decision to give her the job took place...

Pennsylvania extends vaccine requirements for seniors

Leanne Khov, Arts and Entertainment Editor

December 18, 2017

Filed under Campus Life

Beginning of the 2017-2018 year, many seniors at Neshaminy High School were threatened to face exclusion from the school. Surprisingly, the reason was not for violating school rules. Rather, it was because of the student’s inability...

Mental illness in schools

March 17, 2016

Filed under Op-Ed

By Kirsten Magas Staff Writer Throughout the school year, plenty of students have been absent due to flu symptoms, strep throat, and other physical illnesses. However, not many students find it acceptable to stay home because...

More teens affected academically by less sleep

November 20, 2013

Filed under Campus Life

Winter is coming and so are less hours of sleep. The problem is that some students are already going to school without any sleep. Despite the consequences of getting no sleep, students are still insistent on losing sleep and as...

Sanctuary Room follow-up: What guidance services are offered?

November 19, 2013

Filed under Op-Ed

By Maddy Buffardi Managing and Student Life Editor In January 2013, the Playwickian published an unsigned editorial expressing how the editorial board felt it was essential that the Sanctuary Room be reintroduced into Neshaminy....

Opinion: Later school start has benefits

October 23, 2013

Filed under Op-Ed

By Kayla Johnson Staff Writer Imagine waking up on a warm summer Monday and realizing that school doesn’t start until 8:30. Wouldn’t life be amazing if school started later? Studies show that students that start school...

Neshaminy Nature Club

September 24, 2013

Filed under Campus Life, Photography

Nick Macelko Staff Writer The Neshaminy nature club starts up September 23 and meets in D107 at 2:45. The club advisor is Brian Suter , the AP environmental science teacher. Nature club is ideal for anyone who wants to learn...

Neshaminy raises awareness,support for individuals with autism

June 19, 2013

Filed under Campus Life

By Ashley Titler Circulation Editor The Autism Awareness Puzzle ribbon is a worldwide recognizable sign of a community’s support of autism. Neshaminy High Schools FCS Major teacher, Kelly Macauley, has teamed up with FCS...

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