The Harriton Choir and Band will perform the National Anthem at a May game.
Sunday, April 14, 2013
Sunday, December 9, 2012
The senior placed second among Northeast runners and 17th overall in Saturday's national championship.
Harriton distance-running star Max Norris finished his high school cross country career Saturday in San Diego with a strong performance among the nation's greatest young runners at the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships national title race. Norris, who squeaked through regional qualifying about six seconds ahead of the top-10 cut, placed a comfortable second among Northeast runners on Saturday—and 17th overall, out of 40—with a time of 15:41. The only Northeast runner to beat Norris was overall winner Ed Cheserek of Newark, NJ, who finished in 14:59 to repeat as national champion.
Monday, November 26, 2012
Max Norris placed seventh in Foot Locker's Northeast regional race Saturday.
Harriton High School senior Max Norris will compete for a national cross country championship Dec. 8 in San Diego, having qualified with a top-10 finish in Saturday's regional race, organizers of the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships reported. Norris finished seventh among Northeast boys in the Bronx race, posting a time of 15:49 for 5,000 meters. The Harriton standout had little margin for error. The 11th-place finisher—first to miss qualifying—was no more than five seconds behind Norris at the end. Norris's fourth-place finish at states earlier this month was the best ever by a Harriton runner, Lower Merion School District reported. Ten runners apiece from the Northeast, South, Midwest and West qualify for the championship race in …
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
See how your high school did in comparison with other local public schools.
Philadelphia's J.R. Masterman ranked at the top of SAT scores again for 2011. Although the school's average cumulative score of 1897 did drop from 2010's total of 1929. Chester County's Conestoga High School in Tredyffrin-Easttown School District came in second again. Montgomery County's Lower Merion School District claimed third place with Lower Merion High School and fifth with Harriton High School. Delaware County's Radnor High School fit in between those schools at fourth. All four of these Main Line schools had the same rankings in 2010. Philadelphia's Central High School had the most seniors taking the SAT at 520, followed by Conestoga with 490 and Haverford High School in Delaware County with 372. Philadelphia's J.R. Masterman had …
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
A Philadelphia school takes the No. 1 spot in this year’s Philadelphia Magazine rankings.
Philadelphia Magazine is in newsstands and online with its Best High Schools issue. This year, Philadelphia’s Masterman took the top spot. Lower Merion High School took second place and Unionville took number three. Here’s how Main Line high schools fared: 2. Lower Merion (Lower Merion School District) 4. Conestoga (Tredyffrin-Easttown School District) 5. Harriton (Lower Merion School District) 8. Radnor (Radnor School District) 9. Great Valley (Great Valley School District) 60. Haverford (Haverford Township School District) Check out Philadelphia Magazine’s full Top 100 list. Philadelphia Magazine said their rankings were based on a variety of factors, including graduation rate, test scores, student/faculty ratio, spending per student and…
Monday, September 17, 2012
The Montgomery County Health Department is responding to evidence of West Nile virus-carrying adult mosquitoes.
The Montgomery County Health Department plans to spray chemicals Wednesday night in Bryn Mawr and Villanova to kill mosquitoes, a response to evidence that West Nile virus-carrying mosquitoes have been in the area. The spraying will take place from about 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., to the northeast of Montgomery Avenue between Spring Mill Road and Roberts Road, the department announced Friday. If it must be postponed because of weather, it will take place Monday, Sept. 24. Residential streets will be sprayed; chemicals will not be sprayed on the Harriton High School campus. There have been several positive tests for West Nile virus in Lower Merion mosquitoes throughout the summer, though mostly in Wynnewood. No humans have been reported infected…
Saturday, March 24, 2012
Remaining times for Harriton Theatre Company's presentation of "Jesus Christ Superstar" are Saturday, March 24 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Sunday, March 25 at 6 p.m.
Haven't seen it yet? Harriton Theatre Company's production of Jesus Christ Superstar will show Saturday, March 24 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Sunday, March 25 at 6 p.m. at Harriton High School. The excellent cast features Dev Cleary as Jesus, Sean Green, Jr. as Judas Iscariot, Jake Ohlbaum as Pontius Pilate, and Tori Mueller as Mary Magdalene. Check out the photo gallery above for a look at the show.
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Mary Elizabeth Bogan filed the request Tuesday, citing "irreconcilable conflict(s) with the client."
The attorney for Paige Robbins—the former student accusing Lower Merion School District of spying on her via laptop camera, an argument her brother used to win a six-figure settlement—asked a judge Tuesday for permission to leave the case, according to a U.S. District Court filing. In her Motion for Permission to Withdraw as Counsel (attached to this article as a PDF file) Philadelphia attorney Mary Elizabeth Bogan states, "It has become clear, during the representation of Plaintiff, that counsel has irreconcilable conflict(s) with the client which, in turn, has resulted in the filing of the immediate Motion." It was unclear whether U.S. District Court Judge John R. Padova granted Bogan's motion. A call Tuesday night to a listed phone …
Thursday, December 8, 2011
Paige Robbins is now a plaintiff.
The sister of Blake Robbins, a Harriton High School student and Penn Valley resident who got a $175,000 settlement from Lower Merion School District after his school laptop took pictures of him without his knowledge, is also suing the district, saying compromising pictures were taken of her as well. Paige Robbins' complaint was filed in federal court in Philadelphia Wednesday and is attached to this article. Keep checking Patch for developments in this story.
Friday, December 2, 2011
Blake Robbins faces two citations from Lower Merion police.
The Penn Valley teenager who got a $175,000 settlement after complaining his Harriton High School-issued laptop computer's camera spied on him has been cited for driving an unregistered vehicle and displaying a license plate on the wrong vehicle, court records show. Blake Robbins, 17, was pulled over Nov. 26 at an unspecified location in Lower Merion, and the citations were filed Nov. 30 with Magisterial District Judge Kathleen Valentine in Ardmore, the records show. No further court dates have been scheduled in the case. Robbins' complaint drew worldwide attention to the Lower Merion School District, which had been using a laptop theft-tracking feature that took intermittent automatic photographs. In October 2010, eight months after the …