School News

DCIU Parent Training Needs Assessment

Each year the DCIU has a Parent Training Needs Assessment Survey to help plan the parent training series for the following year.  Please follow the link to complete the survey.  

The Paxon Hollow Music Departments Ends the Year on a High Note!!

"On Friday, May 8th, many of Paxon Hollow Middle School's musical ensembles traveled to Allentown, PA, to participate in the annual High Note Festival.  Each group represented Paxon Hollow proudly.  Both the 6th Grade Band and the 7th & 8th Grade Band received an Excellent rating, and the String Orchestra, 6th Grade Chorus, 7th & 8th Grade Chorus, and Tiger Tones received a Superior rating.  All groups celebrated outstanding performances by enjoying the afternoon at Dorney Park."

First Annual MN Has Got Talent!

Paxon Hollow was very well represented in the first annual MN’s Got Talent competition that took place last month. We were so proud of all of our participants: pianist Ryo Tarui, comedian Louie Kontaras, dancers Camryn Direso and Eve Turner, Beatboxer Jason Moore and vocalist Valerie West.

Eve, Valerie and Jason went on to the semifinals and Valerie made it all the way to the finals. They all gave great performances and we look forward to seeing who will audition for next year’s event.

MNSD Announces New Superintendent

The Marple Newtown Board of School Directors is pleased to announce that Carol Cary Ed.D has been appointed to serve as the next Superintendent of Schools for the Marple Newtown School District, effective July 1, 2015.

Yearbook Ordering

It is not too late to purchase your yearbook.
Cost is $20, CASH only.

To order, see Mrs. DeFruscio in Rm. 412.

Paxon Hollow is an Alex’s Lemonade Stand Top Fundraiser

Congratulations!  Once again, Paxon Hollow is an Alex’s Lemonade Stand Top Fundraiser. Attached is a copy of the letter sent from Liz and Jay Scott. The Potter Cup has made an impact on Alex’s mission to eradicate childhood cancer. You have made a difference in children’s lives. Congratulations and thanks for all of your hard work!

Paxon Hollow Middle School & Marple Newtown High School Present: JUST TALK ABOUT IT

Join Minding Your Mind in a forum discussion for parents on mental health education and suicide prevention for their children grades K through 12. Topics addressed will include anxiety, depression, self-harm, and suicide prevention.

Click here for the flyer.

Delaware County Science Fair Winners

Congratulations to the Paxon Hollow Middle School students who represented and received awards for their projects at the Delaware County Science Fair at the DCIU. 

MN National History Day Winners

Congratulations to MNHS David Richie and PHMS Winners Gloria Zacharias, Lavneet Sangha and Alexis Murphy Costanzo. Learn more about their projects. 

MNSD Volunteer Information

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Congratulations MNSD 2015 Teachers of Excellence

Congratulations to our outstanding and dedicated teachers in Marple Newtown! 

MNSD is a Best Community for Music Education

The Marple Newtown School District was recognized for the 3rd consecutive year by The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation as among the Best Communities for Music Education. The program singles out districts for outstanding efforts by teachers, administrators, parents, students and community leaders who have made music education part of the core curriculum. Read more here. 

Winter Sports Tiger's Lair
Pennsylvania Thinking Cap Quiz Bowl - Congratulations PHMS!

Calendar & Events

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