Saturday, February 16, 2013
Murray Avenue approves a purchase for new lockers, and new athletic fields hope to alleviate pressure for HVAA also make headlines.
Just in case you missed a day at Patch, which can happen but shouldn't (sign up for our free newsletters), here's a look at the top headlines around our area this week: Child Confronted Near Bus Has Parents Concerned Lower Moreland School District sent a letter out to parents explaining a situation in which a young child was approached by an older man after he was dropped off after school. Burglar Tries to Trap Resident in Bathroom During Break-In, Police Say A Huntingdon Valley resident reported a man posing as a Water Department employee forced his way into her home. New Lockers Approved for Murray Ave. Middle School Lower Moreland School Board agreed to put 650 new lockers in Murray Avenue Middle School. Driver Caught with Knives, …
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 …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Pine Road Elementary and Murray Avenue Middle School will participate in the second annual Digital Learning Day.
Tuesday, February 5
To prepare for Digital Learning Day, Pine Road had a series of 4 teacher workshops offered through for the month of February on technology. This opportunity allowed teachers the time to try something new with infusing technology into their lessons and time to learn more about new technology tools. On Digital Learning Day, Pine Road’s Technology teacher will be supporting several teachers throughout the day. Here is the schedule: 'Digital Learning Day' will be held at Murray Avenue Middle School with a Lunch & Learn session. During each of the grade level lunches, Marian & Steve will be holding little 10-15 minute sessions introducing 'Social Bookmarking'. Social Bookmarking is a way of saving the webpages that are important to you as …
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
The School Board will discuss more preventive measures it could take to increase safety at LM.
In the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy, Lower Moreland School District has announced it will take steps to increase its own security at the High School, Murray Avenue and Pine Road. The District's Safe School Committee has discussed various ways to make our schools a safer place given what happened in Connecticut earlier this month. A plan for police officers to visit the schools several times a week to interact with teachers and students has already been put into place. Police officers will also participate in some school activities like reading and drug and alcohol awareness assemblies. This will make students feel safer while on school grounds. "Police officers will make regular visits to the buildings and become …
Friday, October 12, 2012
Matthew Crouch will be presented with a grant at the Oct. 16 Board Meeting.
ING awarded a $2,000 Unsung Heroes Grant to Murray Avenue teacher Matthew Crouch for his role in educating children on physical education. Crouch was one of 100 winners to receive the award. Crouch was recognized for his innovative use of technology to encourage students in physical education classes. He now has the chance to win an additional $5,000-$25,000 in grant money. The following is from the IGN web site: Crouch’s innovative, winning program, “Fitness Goes Hollywood,” aims to engage students in a non-traditional, physical education, kinesthetic learning adventure. The goal of the program is to bolster the Murray Avenue School Health and Physical Education program by incorporating digital video technology and editing software. …
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
The Lower Moreland School District will discuss numerous items on the agenda tonight.
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
The following agenda was posted on lmtsd.org. The Board of Directors will meet tonight at 7 p.m. in the Pine Road Board Room. Tuesday, October 2, 2012 Open Work Session I. Pledge of Allegiance – Mr. Murawsky II. Presentations Question and Answers related to Options 1, 2 & 3 of the Feasibility Study Superintendent’s Update – Dr. Marykay Feeley o District Goals for 2012-13 School Year III. Personnel A. Request approval of the following Supplemental Contracts for Extra Curricular Activities for the 2012-2013 school year: Pine Road School - Pine Road Patrol Corps, Darrin Mickle, Level I, 3.0 Units, Unit Total $975.00 Intramurals (First Semester), Darrin Mickle, Level I, 3.0 Units, Unit Total $975.00 - Intramurals (Second Semester), Darrin …
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
The Lower Moreland School Board will hold its open work session tonight at 7:30 p.m.
Here is the agenda posted on lmtsd.org Tuesday, September 4, 2012 Open Work Session I. Pledge of Allegiance – Mr. Howard II. Presentations Overview of Operations – Gil Lappano Superintendent’s Update – Dr. Marykay Feeley III. Personnel A. Request approval of the following Supplemental Contracts for Extra Curricular Activities for the 2012-2013 school year: Pine Road Orchestra, Amanda Handfinger, Level III, 3.0 Units, Unit Total $1125.00 Student Council, Michael Handfinger, Level I, 4.0 Units, Unit Total $1300.00 High School Dramatics: Fall Director, Leah Abramson, Level I, 4.0 Units, Unit Total $1300.00 Drama Club, Leah Abramson, Level I, 4.0 Units, Unit Total $1300.00 Fitness Center Supervisor – Fall, Casey Molt, Level I, 8.0 Units, Unit …
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.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
The LM School Board will meet tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Pine Road.
Here is the full agenda listed on lmtsd.org: I. Board Action Routine Call to Order Pledge of Allegiance: Mr. Geiger Welcome Visitors Public Questions or Comments on Agenda Items II. Presentations Presentation of Diploma – Dr. Feeley Lion’s Pride Award, Mary Kochaba, Community Counselor – Dr. Feeley Recognition of ECAT May Student of the Month – Mr. Howard Recognition of PJAS Award Winners – Mr. Howard Facilities Feasibility Study Update – Mr. Lappano III. Recommend Approval of the Minutes of the May 15, 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 …
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
Members of the School Board will meet tonight at 7:30 p.m.
From lmtsd.org: Tuesday, June 5, 2012 Open Work Session I. Pledge of Allegiance – Mr. Yuri Khalif II. Presentations III. Personnel A. Request approval of the following Supplemental Contracts for Extra Curricular Activities for the 2011-2012 school year: Murray Avenue Assistant Track (7/8), Amanda Bowe, Level I, 5.0 Units, Unit Total $1625.00 B. Request approval of the following students as summer maintenance workers beginning June 18, 2012 from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., all clearances on file: Mike Mangan 3rd year $8.00 per hour Evan Aurit 1st Year $7.50 per hour Dylan Haughey 1st Year $7.50 per hour Jeremy Geiger 1st Year $7.50 per hour C. Request approval of an FMLA for Pat DiLeo, High School, Instructional Assistant, effective May 14, …