Stephen Krieble will be attending Eastern University in the fall and majoring in biology.
Spring Ford High School
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Michael Creed, 25, was arrested and charged in the incident.
A former Spring-Ford quarterback and current member of the University of Delaware Blue Hens football team was stabbed during an altercation in Newark early Sunday morning. Limerick native Trevor Sasek, 22, a fifth-year senior at Delaware, was allegedly stabbed by 25-year-old Michael Creed in a municipal parking lot. Accroding to a Delaware Online story, Sasek and several friends were walking through the lot when Creed reportedly began yelling at them. Sasek approached Creed and grabbed his shoulder, according to witnesses, and Creed made "several punching motions" at Sasek. After Creed fled, Sasek realized he had been stabbed three times and was bleeding. Sasek was hospitalized in stable condition, according to a Pottstown Mercury story…
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Nikhil G. Bhat, a Spring-Ford student, is a 2013 recipient of the National Merit Scholarship.
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, totaling $35 million. Spring-Ford Area High School has a winner, senior Nikhil Bhat. Nikhhil plans to study electrical engineering when he goes to college. "Nikhil is a great kid," said high school principal Pat Nugent. "He's a hard worker, driven, and focused, but he's got a super personality to go along with the work ethic." "He's excited, we're excited," Nugent said. "He's going to be successful." According to a release, students are selected based on academic record, "scores from two standardized tests, contributions and leadership in school and…
Saturday, March 23, 2013
The Spring-Ford girls basketball team got a fire truck escort and celebrated at the Royersford Applebee's on Friday night after its historic win.
When the Spring-Ford girls basketball team arrived home after its 60-45 victory over Cumberland Valley in the state title game, the girls got a huge surprise. Seven fire companies met the team buses on Township Line Road at the Kohl's parking lot and gave them a rousing escort to the high school. The girls then arrived at the Applebee's in Royersford, where general manager Todd Naiko and his team decked out the restaurant in blue and gold streamers and painted the windows. The girls got a round of applause when they entered the restaurant, and Naiko turned on Ram Country TV so the crowd could watch the game replay. Did you attend the game? If so, post your photos and videos here!
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
A 2007 graduate of the high school finished his eight-week program with the U.S. Navy
After graduating as a Ram in 2007, Zachary A. Hammer went on to Drexel University to study for a bachelor's degree in graphic design. According to The Phoenix, that same grad became Navy Seaman Hammer. The graduate of Spring-Ford Senior High School, Royersford, Pa., completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. For the full story on his eight-week training, visit this story.
Friday, March 1, 2013
The 26th-annual juried art show is currently exhibited at Arcadia University and features 28 Bucks and Montgomery county public high schools.
Spring-Ford High School art students currently are showcasing their work at the 26th-annual juried “Touch the Future” art show, open now until March 14 at Arcadia University in Glenside. The annual exhibition consists of artwork from public high schools in Bucks and Montgomery counties, and features artwork of every creative medium. According to an article on Limerick Patch, the Mideastern Region of the Pennsylvania State Education Association (MER/PSEA) and the Council for the Advancement of Public Schools (CAPS) sponsors the art show, which began as a way to honor Christa McAuliffe, “the first teacher in space, who perished aboard the space Shuttle Challenger. McAuliffe’s motto was, ‘I touch the future … I teach.’” This year’s …
Friday, January 18, 2013
Cory Texter forms Defy All Odds Apparel to memorialize his father.
“I thought it would be a fun hobby in memory of my dad, just something me and my buddies would wear when we were racing, but it became a full-time job,” said Cory Texter, the ower and CEO of Defy All Odds Apparel, in an interview with The Phoenix. Texter formed the company two years after his father, Randy, passed away. The Spring-Ford High School graduate said he wanted a way to memorialize all his father stood for during his life. And, it all started with one simple T-shirt. "[The shirt] bore the phrase 'Defy All Odds,' to his father’s uncanny ability to remain positive in light of multiple health problems, including Hodgkin’s lymphoma, multiple racing injuries and heart disease," said the article. According to the apparel company's …
Friday, December 7, 2012
Voting will be open on Tuesday until 9pm via B101's website.
Spring-Ford choir director Yvonne O'Dea announced today that the Spring-Ford High School Vocal Ensemble has been chosen as a semi-finalist for the B101 Christmas Choir competition with their song "Fum Fum Fantasy". "We are beyond excited," O'Dea said in an e-mail. "We entered the contest last year with 'The First Noel'," O'Dea said. "I chose the song "Fum, Fum, Fantasy"...because I felt it was something that the kids would really enjoy learning. It is a really nice traditional English carol and it has been fun for us to put together." The group recorded the song, with the help of John Matsko, and submitted at the beginning of November. The ensemble's performance can be heard on B101 (101.1 FM) between 7:00 and 7:15am and voting will …
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
District schools will reopen on Thursday now that repairs were completed.
Spring-Ford Area School District schools are set to reopen on Thursday now that repairs to the electrical systems are complete following a massive power outage that closed schools for the day on Wednesday. In a video piece posted today, Spring-Ford Area School District officials explained the cause of the outage that kept Spring-Ford students out of school on Wednesday. The high school's own Ram Country TV posted the video earlier today. In the video, planning director Bruce Cooper explained that each of the transformers has three phases (a three-phase system is a method of conducting electricity) and one of those phases "crossed a PECO line and caused our transformers to melt down." At the time of the video, the district was in the …
The 9th Grade Center is back online; other schools are still being repaired.
A Spring-Ford district spokesman told Patch in a phone call that the district is still assessing damage from yesterday's transformer failure at the four schools on Lewis Road. Upper Providence Elementary School, the 5th/6th/7th Grade Center, the 9th Grade Center, and Spring-Ford Area High School were all affected. "The four transformers that went down are now up," the spokesman said. "The 9th Grade Center is back online. Crews are still working on the rest of the schools to get the power back." The spokesman also said the electrical equipment in the affected schools is being tested to make sure there was no damage. "Dr. Goodin is hopeful there will be school tomorrow," the spokesman said. Patch will have an update from the district …