Monday, December 12, 2011
Nearly 600 volunteers helped America 4R Marines stuff over 5,500 holiday stockings that will bring home comforts to Marines and Sailors serving overseas.
Over the weekend, nearly 600 volunteers worked diligently in the Upper Moreland Middle School (UMMS), where they transformed its cafeteria into a stocking-stuffing operation that would make Santa’s workshop proud. But, instead of just small toys or hot chocolate going into the Christmas stockings, the volunteers made it a point to include Clean-Lubricate-Preserve (CLP) gun-wipes and bore snake rifle cleaners. “We’re not a care-package organization,” Patty Lewis, founder and president of America 4R Marines, said. “This is our end-of-the-year ‘Oorah.’” For the last six years, the Willow Grove-based nonprofit has held its “Operation Merry Christmas Marines and Sailors,” event, which took place from the evening of Dec. 9 to the late afternoon …
Sunday, December 4, 2011
Seventh-grade UMMS student Rachel Dolan will represent Upper Moreland in a Lions Club sponsored event.
Sunday, December 4, 2011
Middle School students recently joined children from around the world in sharing their visions of world peace through a contest sponsored by the Lions Club. Contestants were asked to create a poster that visually communicated the contest theme “Children Know Peace.” The winning poster, which will go on to the regional competition, was created by seventh-grade student Rachel Dolan. Rachel received a check from Willow Grove Lions Club and will represent Upper Moreland in a South Eastern Pennsylvania Regional Competition. Information courtesy of Upper Moreland School District.
Monday, November 21, 2011
People of various age ranges participated in a foul shooting contest which gave them a chance to win a frozen turkey in time for Thanksgiving.
Photo Gallery of the 13th Annual 'Fowl' Shooting Contest which was held at Upper Moreland Middle School on Friday, Nov. 18. The person making the most foul shots in their age group won a turkey. Giant Food Stores donated the turkeys. For more information, visit the Upper Moreland Parks and Recereation website.
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
The Upper Moreland Educational Foundation hosted it's Third Annual 5K Run/Walk.
Photo Gallery of the UMEF Fall 5K Walk/Run at the Upper Moreland Middle School on Sunday, October 16. Proceeds from the event benefit UMEF, to provide the community with enhanced learning opportunities through creative and innovative educational programs. For more information visit the Upper Moreland Education Foundation website.
Thursday, September 22, 2011
Looking for something to do this weekend?
Patch checked out the calendar and picked the best bets for cool things to do around town. Get Out and enjoy! 1. Fall Festival Where/When: St. John Bosco, 215 E. County Line Road, Hatboro; Sept. 21-24, 6 to 10 p.m. Why Go: A celebration of all things autumn! Great food, amusements, games, entertainment, pumpkin and scarecrow contests and more. Something for all ages! Pricing: Free 2. Fresh Ground Coffee House Where/When: Willow Grove Bible Church, 212 Everett Ave., Willow Grove; Sept. 23, 8 p.m. Why go: The coffee house offers a night of tunes, coffee, goodies and art, featuring a live performance by The Xperiment: Mark Sanutti, with progressive music. Linda Sannuti will be the featured artist in the gallery. Check out the Facebook …
Thursday, September 15, 2011
UMSC's season officially kicked off Saturday, Sept. 10 at the middle school.
Upper Moreland Soccer Club's opening day took place at the middle school Saturday, Sept. 10.
Friday, August 12, 2011
Although just in Middle School Joey wanted to get a head start on a potential teaching career by volunteering in the district's ESY program.
Many middle school students like to spend their time during summer vacation relaxing. Joey Miller wasn’t about to sit around all summer. Miller is getting ready for his final year at Upper Moreland Middle School. He wanted to spend his summer giving back to the community and found a program which helps other students from various age groups catch up during the summer months. The Extended School Year program (ESY) is a way for students to get help during the summer through extended work through teachers. The program also looks for volunteers, and Miller jumped at the chance to help with ESY. “I always wanted to try to find a way to help my community and my school,” said Miller. “They had something where you could help out some of the …
Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Many students from sixth to eighth grade earned distinguished honors for the fourth marking period of 2010-2011 school year.
Wednesday, July 6, 2011
The Upper Moreland - Willow Grove Patch presents the 2010-2011 Fourth Marking Period distinguished honor and honor roll students of Upper Moreland Middle School. --- Upper Moreland Middle School Honor Roll Second Marking Period 2010-11 Distinguished Honors Annie Alex, Kathleen Alexander, Veronica Baez, Everett Benson, Samantha Berlin, Anna Botsaris, Stephanie Brady, Elliott Broaster, Julia Brownholtz, Maya Calderwood, Alex Caligiuri, Spencer Camacho, Shannon Chambers, Tanya Davis, Marie Disandro, Brittany Dumproff, Erin Evans, Kayla Even, Nashea Fable, Robert Flynn, Jennifer Freeman, Erica Grivjack, Eric Gu, Nicole Hetzel, Carly Latta, William Mahoney Victoria Mauro, Alexis Meyers, Sean Moran, Raimon Murray-Gough, Samara Santry, Jessica …
Thursday, June 23, 2011
Below are the dates and times when you can catch the graduation ceremonies held throughout the Upper Moreland School District—also, how to put your grad's announcement on Patch.
The Upper Moreland School District has made available the dates and times when residents can view the BNN coverage of this year's graduation and promotion ceremonies. This program can be seen daily at 1 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. This program can be seen daily at 11:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. This program can be seen daily at 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. BNN can be watched on Cable Channel 60 and Verizon Cable Channel 37 All three programs are also available to view on the Web at www2.umtsd.org/flash/video_library.htm --- DVD Sales of Programs The DVD pre-order copies of the above productions are completed and ready for pickup. They can be picked up at the front desk of the Administration Building between the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Thursday. …
Saturday, May 21, 2011
Upper Moreland Middle School students in the Leo Club help SARS purchase life-saving pet oxygen masks.
Saturday, May 21, 2011
Second Alarmers Rescue Squad (SARS) will be receiving the donation of lifesaving pet oxygen masks from the children of Upper Moreland Middle Schools Leo Club. The masks will be the first of their kind for SARS and were 100 percent fundraised by the children. The masks were presented to SARS at Upper Moreland Middle School on Thursday, May 19, at 8:52 a.m. at the last all-school assembly of the year. According to Jamie Haddon, executive director of SARS, the group of children have been fundraising all year to provide the lifesaving items. “Second Alarmers often gets called out to scenes of emergencies and have to improvise when helping out family pets," Haddon said. "We are grateful for this donation that will go a long way in addressing a…