Wednesday, May 22, 2013
The Lower Moreland Township School District's Middle School production of the musical will take place May 30 and 31.
The Murray Avenue Drama Club of the Lower Moreland Township School District will present its production of "Annie Jr." on Thursday, May 30 and Friday, May 31. According to www.broadwayjr.com, "Annie Jr." is an ideal production for varying grade-levels, and tells the familiar rags-to-riches story of little orphan Annie, who finds her way to a loving home in 1930s New York City. According to the Murray Avenue Drama Club website, the cast and crew are made up of students in grades 6 - 8. Curtains rise at 7 p.m., and the show will take place in the Murray Avenue Cafeteria, located at 2551 Murray Ave. in Huntingdon Valley. Tickets will be sold in the lobby. General admission costs $7 and $5 for students. For more information about the Murray …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Jason Arehart was recommended by the Lower Moreland School Board as the newest English and Social Studies teacher at Murray Avenue.
Joe Emrick was a staple in Lower Moreland. He served as an Economics and Social Studies for nearly 15 years in the district. But he chose to pursue his political career and was recently re-elected as the State Rep. for the 137th Legislative District. Because of his government responsibilities, he formally submitted his resignation to the school and there was a vacant position for the full-time teacher at Murray Avenue Middle School for the classes he taught. At its most recent meeting Tuesday night, the Lower Moreland School Board recommended Emrick’s replacement in Jason Arehart. “We are really excited to be able to recommend to you Jason for the English/Social Studies teaching position at Murray Avenue School,” Superintendent Dr. Marykay…
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Lower Moreland School Board agreed to put 650 new lockers in Murray Avenue Middle School.
Earlier this month the Lower Moreland School Board approved the purchase of 650 new lockers to be installed in Murray Avenue Middle School. The Board met for its special meeting last week and approved a payment in the amount of $130,195 for the lockers from School Essentials, Inc. The School Board felt the condition and age of the existing lockers was not suitable for its school. “The need to replace the lockers in the Murray Avenue School was included in the School District’s five year capital plan," Superintedent Marykay Feeley said. "The age and condition of the lockers is extremely poor and many fail to operate properly." On average, the total comes to about $200 per new locker. The new lockers will be ready for the following school …
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
A handful of local businesses were paid a visit by the Montgomery County Health Department over the last month.
The Montgomery County Department of Health conducted inspections of two food-service establishments in Lower Moreland this month. Click on the inspection report link to read the results for each establishment.
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Lily Howard of Murray Avenue Middle School recently won first place in an essay contest of what public education means to her.
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Murray Avenue sixth-grade student Lily Howard has been selected as the first-place winner of the Pennsylvania School Board Association contest for her essay on what public education means to her. Competing with 800 entrants across the state in grades 6-8, Lily took top honors and she will share her essay today (Oct. 17) in the opening address to the attendees of the PSBA conference. She will speak at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center at 8 a.m. Below is her essay: What Does Public Education Mean to Me? Public education means the world to me. One reason is because it has provided me with a world of limitless learning opportunities. I have learned facts, figures, and most significantly, big ideas. Another reason is that I have …
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
The following agenda is posted on lmtsd.org
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
AGENDA REGULAR MEETING BOARD OF SCHOOL DIRECTORS Wednesday, October 16, 2012 7:00 P.M. PINE ROAD BOARDROOM I. Board Action Routine Call to Order Pledge of Allegiance: Mrs. Baker Welcome Visitors Public Questions or Comments on Agenda Items II. Presentations ING Presentation - Recognition of Matt Crouch Lion’s Pride Recognition – Renee VanNaarden presented by Mrs. Baker III. Recommend Approval of the Minutes of the September 19, 2012 Regular Meeting as Recorded or Amended, of the Lower Moreland Township School District. IV. Report of the Superintendent of Schools Personnel A. Recommend approval of the following Supplemental Contracts for Extra Curricular Activities for the 2012-2013 school year: Pine Road School Pine Road Patrol Corps, …
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
The Lower Moreland School District opened its doors today for the High School, Murray Avenue and Pine Road.
It's that time of year again. Parents have packed their kids' lunches, made sure they are properly dressed and on time for the bus. The summer season is gone and it's back to school for students in Lower Moreland. There are a number of events going on in September and here is a list for each school: Sept. 17 Is there an event you don't see? Add your own to our Patch calendar.
Monday, May 21, 2012
Officials at the middle school have taken measures to remove the group from Facebook and will use this incident to bring awareness about the dangers of the internet.
Last week it was learned that two middle school students in the Lower Moreland School District created a Facebook group with the goal of selling their personal belongings to other kids in the district. According to the school, the items sold on Murray Avenue grounds "mainly included athletic gear and electronic equipment," but there were also numerous pictures of weapons that appeared on the page that were to be sold by minors. Superintendent Dr. Marykay Feeley, teachers and faculty are now working on a solution to create awareness and make students conscious of the dangers of social media. On Tuesday, May 22, Deborah McCoy will speak with Murray Avenue students in a presentation about online issues such as cyber bullying. She is …
Friday, May 18, 2012
Two students in middle school are at the helm of a Facebook group where kids from the school district are buying and selling anything from iPods to pocket knives. And in some cases, the transactions are happening at school.
Has your kid come home from school with a different iPhone case or pair of sneakers? What about a pellet gun or a switchblade? Well it probably came from Facebook. These items can be found regularly at Phre$h Stuff of Lower Moreland, the social media group created by two Murray Avenue Middle School students. It's an exclusive online marketplace filled with kids of all ages from the Lower Moreland School District that are taking part in auction style and buy-it-now transactions. And some of these transactions are being conducted at the middle school by one of the group's creators. Phre$h Stuff of Lower Moreland first started granting members access to the page on Tuesday. And within days there were hundreds of listings from its 117 members …
Friday, May 4, 2012
All three schools at LMTSD recently had solar panels installed on the roof tops.
The solar panel project is complete at the Lower Moreland School District. All three schools - the High School, Murray Avenue and Pine Road - have installed solar photo-voltaic panels on each of its rooftops. The project was supposed to be completed by November, but because of a hard substance (which was later found to be glue) found on the high school roof, construction was pushed back. The solar panels that were installed generate a combined quantity of 575 kilowatts of electricity, which is about one-third of the High School’s electrical demand. The panels will eliminate 4,674 tons of CO2 emissions, or the equivalent of saving 1,402 acres of trees or not driving 12,800,000 vehicle miles. You can see live energy updates from the High …