School News

Survey of Parents of Students with Disabilities

Pennsylvania's State Performance Plan requirements under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 include collecting and reporting data on the involvement of families in special education programs.  Specifically, states must report annually to the United States Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs and the public on State Performance Plan Indicator 8 which is:  "Percent of parents with a child receiving special education services who report that schools facilitated parent involvement as a means of improving services and results for children with disabilities."

Paxon Hollow has been named one of Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation’s Top 100 Fundraisers in 2013
LAMPP - Lillebonne and MN Partnership Program

Read the blog of Marple Newtown Students on their trip to Normandy and Paris  April 6-19, 2014! Click on the flags below:

Yearbook Ordering

It's that time of year to order your yearbook.  You can go online at -  enter code #1199814.

Gala of the Arts Saturday, May 17th
DCIU 3rd Annual Autism Awareness Month Resource Fair

Thursday, April 24th, 5-7:00 pm Please see the attached flyer

MNSD Hosts Harlem Wizards

A fun night was had by all as the MNSD Allstars vs. the Harlem Wizards (#slamtastic) took to the court! 

Congratulations to the 2014 MNSD Teachers of Excellence!
Culbertson - Brittany Fertman, Autistic Support
Loomis - Deborah Meenan, 4th Grade
Russell - Maria Botos, 3rd Grade
Worrall - Linda Rosenberg, 5th Grade
Paxon Hollow - Mary Ann Hrin, Music Teacher
High School - Christine Roy, Science Teacher

MNSD is a Best Community for Music Education

Marple Newtown School District is recognized for the second consecutive year as a Best Community for Music Education… read more here 

Paxon Hollow Online Store

Order personalized spirit wear for your Paxon student!  12% of all sales goes back to the Paxon Hollow PTO!

PHMS - Best in State winner in the 2014 Verizon Innovative App Challenge

Congratulations Paxon Hollow MS!  The team is a Best in State winner in the 2014 Verizon Innovative App Challenge. Their app concept earned top points in PA for its creativity, innovative design, and application of STEM principles to the development process.

Congratulations to Meryl Biju, Rachel Horn, Alexis Murphy-Costanzo, Olivia Murphy-Costanzo and Gloria Zacharias

See their video/app here:

MNHS student Priyanga Selvakumar wins prestigious Intel science competition
PHMS wins Potter Cup and raises $41, 500 for Alex's Lemonade Stand

Read about Potter Cup and see more pictures on MN Patch! 

Potter Cup 2014 Teacher's Dance


This is the dance at Marple Newtown HS (unfortunately the camera stopped recording for a little bit during the dance.)

Teacher Dance Part 1

Teacher Dance Part 2

PHMS art projects featured in the new issue of SchoolArts.

Dianne Blickle, and her Paxon Hollow Middle School art projects are featured in the new issue of SchoolArts. 

Click here to see: Monsters in Action

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