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PHS Teachers Recognized By Freedoms Foundation At Valley Forge

Lynda Shanahan and Carolyn Schultz, special needs teachers at Pennsauken High School, are being recognized by the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge, a nonpartisan educational institution that teaches about American rights and responsibilities, honors acts of civic virtue, and challenges

Pennsauken High School Holds First Semester Science Fair

By Rachael Shugars, AAP Columnist On Jan. 11, Pennsauken High School held its first semester science fair. I decided to visit my old alma mater to see what the buzz was about.

Pennsauken Honors The Best Moms, Dads, And Guardians In Town

By Frank Sinatra, AAP Editor A single mother of two who gave her children a summer to remember and a dad who teaches the importance of giving back to those less fortunate were chosen as the Best Mom, Dad, or

PHS Alum And Super Bowl Champ Speaks To Student-Athletes

By Frank Sinatra, AAP Editor “So when you dream, dream large. Dream extra large.” Those are the words of Dwight Hicks ’74, a PHS alum who played defensive back for the San Francisco 49ers and is a two-time Super Bowl

Board Of Education Recognizes Two PHS Student-Athletes

Four years of hard work on the track and in the classroom have paid off for two of Pennsauken High School’s finest student-athletes. Amanda Bakley, one of the most heavily recruited steeplechase runners in the country, signed a full scholarship

Fifteen Months Of Accomplishments, Changes For The Pennsauken School District

By the Pennsauken Board of Education: Nick Perry, President; Dung Nguyen, Vice President; Armando Diaz; Michael Hurley; Diane Johnson; Allyson Meloni; Leona Moss; Meg Snyder; and Joann Young As the school year is now well under way, the Board of

When Silence Truly Is Golden

Board of Education members must follow strict rules when it comes to discussing certain issues in public. There are several topics that are subject to strict confidentiality. For this purpose, often the Board will convene an “executive session,” where the

Carson Students Show Heart!

During February, kindergarten through fourth grade students showed their support of the annual Jump Rope for Heart Marathon. Students participated in various heart-racing exercises. Students used hula hoops, jump ropes, relay racing, etc. to show their support for children in

Carson Students Enjoy Class Trip To Aquarium

In February, the first grade classes from Carson Elementary School had their class trip to Adventure Aquarium in Camden. Students first attended a class and learned about land and water habitats; they then had the opportunity to touch horseshoe crabs,

Board Bits, March 2015

Late winter is often a quiet time. The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is over and the energy of springtime is still a few weeks away. However, the Pennsauken Board of Education has their biggest task of the

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