Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Lower Moreland High School was one of six high schools from around Montgomery County to participate in the 2013 Envirothon.
The Montgomery County Conservation District Held its annual Envirothon May 1 – 3, which featured student teams from several of the county’s elementary, middle and high schools, including Lower Moreland High School. The Envirothon, which started state-wide in 1976, is designed to expose youth to nature through which they can relate how humans impact the natural world, while providing invaluable lessons for understanding ecosystems and our environment, according to the Envirothon website. Montgomery County’s Conservation District has three versions of the Envirothon, one for each school level. As previously reported on Patch, at the high school level, teams of students worked together to test their knowledge in the following areas: This year…
Monday, May 13, 2013
Lower Moreland ranked 367 out of 2,000 by Newsweek.
Newsweek released its list of the nation's top high schools, looking at student's college readiness and focusing on "graduation rates, participation in college-level classes via Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) programs, and acceptance into a two- or four-year college program,"according to the report on The Daily Beast. Lower Moreland High School, at 555 Red Lion Rd, Huntingdon Valley, was ranked 367 out of 2,000 high schools across the country this year. According to the report, Lower Moreland has a 99% graduation rate, with 94% of graduates heading to a institution of higher education. The average SAT score for Methacton students is 1735 and of the students that take AP tests, the average score earned is a 3.6…
Saturday, May 11, 2013
The Lower Moreland District Art Show will feature works by each of the district's schools.
The Lower Moreland School District annual Art Show will take place Thursday, May 16 at the Lower Moreland High School, located at 555 Red Lion Road in Huntingdon Valley. The art show, which goes from 6:30 - 9 p.m., will feature work by students from Pine Road, Murray Avenue and the district's high school.The event will also feature music, activities and refreshments. The 2013 Lower moreland School Distirict Art Show poster above is designed by student Kyle Baker.
Thursday, May 9, 2013
A short list of pertinent details about the Lower Moreland High School's Commencement ceremony.
Graduation for Lower Moreland High School seniors is just around the corner (less than four weeks away), and Patch has a breif guide for family and friends who wish to celebrate and honor the soon-to-be-recent graduates. Read on for pertinent details about the Lower Moreland High School Commencement Ceremony: For more information, visit the Lower Moreland High School website or contact the high school office at 215-938-0220. Click here for a photo gallery from the 2012 Lower Moreland High School Commencement ceremony.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
David A. Lakata is a 2013 National Merit Scholarship recipient.
The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced today the 2013 $2,500 Merit Scholarship winners. There are 8,000 students nationwide who will receive a National Merit Scholarship in 2013, totally $35 million. According to a release, students are selected based on academic record, "scores from two standardized tests, contributions and leadership in school and community activities; an essay written by the Finalist; and a recommendation written by a high school official." Locally, the following students have been named National Merit Scholarship recipients: Name: David A. Lakata Hometown: Huntingdon Valley School: Lower Moreland High School Probable Career Field: Electrical Engineering
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Tatyana Leonova is a Lower Moreland High School senior and Eastern Center for Arts and Technology Commercial Art student.
Information is courtesy of Eastern Center for Arts and Technology Tatyana Leonova is the May 2013 Student of the Month at Eastern Center for Arts and Technology (EASTERN) in Willow Grove. She is in her second year of EASTERN’s Commercial Art program and a senior at Lower Moreland High School. The Student of the Month Award is sponsored by EASTERN’s faculty, Joint Committee and the Willow Grove Rotary Club to highlight student excellence, success and service. Ten students each year are selected for this honor. At EASTERN, Tatyana is currently maintaining an ‘A’ average for the second year in a row in her Commercial Art program. She is actively involved in SkillsUSA, and is currently the School-Wide President for the afternoon session. In …
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Here's a sneak peek photo from the 2013 Lower Moreland High School Spring Concert.
The photo seen above was taken during a performance of "Pachinko" by Paul Yoder, as the final selection of the 2013 Lower Moreland High School Spring Concernt, on the evening of May 2. The high school's Symphonic Band is performing with the district's Music Department Lead Teacher Erin Stroup conducting. Stroup, whose back is covered by a long line of silly string, explained that the string, thrown confetti, balloons and general joviality is a tradition by the Symphonic Band students as a farewell to the departing senior student members. One parent also explained, per tradition, the festive mess was left to be cleaned up by freshman members of the Symphonic Band. While the youthful antics perfectly matched the playful and upbeat music, …
Monday, April 29, 2013
Joshua Sirken organized friends and fellow Boy Scouts of Troop 208 to help with the Township’s annual tree-planting event at Fairway Farms field.
Editor's Note: The location cited in a previous version of this story has been updated for accuracy. --- When it came time to select an Eagle Scout project, Joshua Sirken looked to his high school’s backyard for inspiration. Joshua, 14, is a freshman at Lower Moreland High School (LMHS) and a member of Boy Scout Troop 208, based at Gloria Dei Church in Huntingdon Valley. Approximately one month ago, Joshua heard that Lower Moreland Township would be holding its annual tree-planting event at the construction site of the new recreational complex, located between the 600 block of Red Lion Road and the athletic fields behind LMHS, as well as along school district property. “I heard they were planting trees and I wanted to help out,” Joshua …
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Support Lower Moreland High School's music programs with purchases at GO BANANAS on Friday!
Monday, April 22, 2013
The Lower Moreland Township Board of Commissioners approved the purchase of a portion of Lower Moreland School District property to build recreational facilities.
The Lower Moreland Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a resolution to purchase a portion of Lower Moreland School District property at its April 17 business meeting. The portion of school district land, located along the 500 block of Red Lion Road in Huntingdon Valley, lies in the far end of the Lower Moreland High School athletic fields. Lower Moreland board president commissioner Robert DeMartinis read aloud the resolution, in which he stated that the property would be purchased for the purpose of developing recreational facilities. DiMartinis later explained that it would be a joint project between the township and the school district in that the township would manage the property, while students of the school district would …