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Benjamin Curlee earns perfect Advanced Placement (AP) Computer Science Principles Exam score

Benjamin Curlee, a Sophomore at North Penn High School, makes us proud! He was one of only six students in the world to earn a perfect score for his performance on the Advanced Placement (AP) Computer Science Principles Exam in May 2017.

 

Benjamin is among 511 students worldwide who earned every point possible in 23 of the 37 AP exams by answering every multiple-choice question correctly and earning full points on the free-response question.

 

The College Board’s AP Program enables willing and academically prepared students to pursue college-level studies with the opportunity to earn college credit, advanced placement or both, while still in high school. Through AP courses in 38 subjects, each culminating in a rigorous exam, students learn to examine texts, interpret data, evaluate evidence, construct solid arguments and see multiple sides of an issue — skills and knowledge that prepare them for college and beyond.

 

06Dec
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North Penn student selected to the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) Leadership Advisory Committee

Congrats to North Penn High School junior Bill Wermuth for being selected for a two-year term on the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) Leadership Advisory Committee. His service...

17Nov
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Pennridge School District Technical Education Earns Honor

At Pennridge School District, technical education is integrated throughout its curriculum as much as possible, including in traditional woodworking and metalworking classes. The district has earned the...

05Oct
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Evergreen Elementary Ranks 8th in PA on PSSAs

Congrats to the teachers and students at Evergreen Elementary in the Perkiomen Valley School District. The 2017 Spring PSSA scores have been released and School Digger (a web site that ranks schools on...

18Sep
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Truman HS Students Ace the Psych AP Exams

Congratulations to Dr. Shiota and her AP Psychology students of Truman High School in Bristol Township. The students performed at an amazing level on their national AP exams in May of this year, earning...

25May
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Methacton Student Wins Top Math Research Project in the World

Congratulations to 11th grader, Karthik Yegnesh of Methacton High School, who just brought home the prize for the #1 ranked Mathematics research project in the world at the Intel International Science and...

09May
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Tohickon Student Wins Grand Prize in Essay Contest

We’re so proud of Claire Cao of Tohickon Middle School in Central Bucks for being the grand prize winner of a national essay contest and taking home the $5,000 Upstander Scholarship. Her insightful...

21Apr
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Abington High School Student Receives the ACF Student Leadership Award

Eastern Center for Arts and Technology (EASTERN) Culinary Arts student/Abington High School junior, Ashley Lademann, received the American Culinary Federation (ACF) Student Leadership Award at the ACF...

31Oct
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STEM Teacher Receives Science Teacher’s Award

Three cheers for Matt Wendell, Penndale Middle School 9th grade Physical Science teacher, who received the 2015-2016 Exemplary Teacher Award in the Middle School Division. The recognition was given by the...

15Sep
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Students and teachers return from buildOn’s Global Chapter Conference

Congratulations to the students and teachers from Lower Merion High School (LMHS), Harriton High School (HHS), Bala Cynwyd Middle School (BCMS), and Welsh Valley Middle School (WVMS), all in the Lower...