Tuesday, May 7, 2013
NAHS librarian Robert Schmalbach was honored at the annual Librarian of the Year awards ceremony.
As part of National Library Week in April, Pa. Senator Daylin Leach honored outstanding librarians from the 17th district during the annual Librarian of the Year awards ceremony at the American Reading Company in King of Prussia. The program is intended to honor community and school librarians who have shown exemplary service in special programs, knowledge of her/his facility and resources, and commitment to helping the public. From Norristown Area High School, Mr. Robert Schmalbach was among the librarians who received an absolutely glowing review for the work he does every day for the students under his charge. "Mr. Schmalbach has created a library where students are comfortable enough to explore who they are, be themselves, and …
Thursday, May 2, 2013
The Eagles took on both the Spartans and Trojans for a set of losses.
According to Norristown Area High School boys varsity lacrosse coach Jeffrey Calhoun, the Norristown Eagles traveled to Springfield on Tuesday, April 30, to take on the Spartans and lost 17-9. Scoreboard (vs. Springfield): 1st Quarter: Nor 3-Spring 5 2nd Quarter: Nor 5-Spring 10 3rd Quarter: Nor 6-Spring 12 4th Quarter: Nor 9-Spring 17 Norristown scorers included Sean Calhoun with 3 goals and 3 assists, Drew Baltrus with 2 goals and 2 assists, Tyeler Kingkiner with 2 goals and 1 assist, Justin Byrd with 1 goal and 1 assist and Mike Smith with 1 goal. On Wednesday, May 1, the Eagles hosted the Wissahickon High Trojans and were handed another defeat, this time 16-1. Scoreboard (vs. Wissahickon): 1st Quarter: Nor 0-Spring 8 2nd Quarter: …
Friday, April 26, 2013
Visiting Upper Moreland High School overcame Norristown, 16-3.
According to Norristown Area High School boys varsity lacrosse coach Jeffrey Calhoun, Norristown hosted Upper Moreland High School on Thursday and the visting Golden Bears beat the Eagles, 16-3. Scoreboard: 1st Quarter: Nor 0-UM 7 2nd Quarter: Nor 1-UM 9 3rd Quarter: Nor 2-UM 13 4th Quarter: Nor 3-UM 16 Norristown scorers included Sean Calhoun, Tyeler Kingkiner and Carson Lucard with 1 goal each and Cody Baker with 1 assist.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
The visiting Upper Dublin squad took on the Eagles and won.
According to Norristown Area High School boys varsity lacrosse coach Jeffrey Calhoun, Norristown hosted Upper Dublin High School on Wednesday and the visting Cardinals crushed the Eagles, 16-2. Scoreboard: 1st Quarter: Nor 1-UD 2 2nd Quarter: Nor 1-UD 8 3rd Quarter: Nor 2-UD 14 4th Quarter: Nor 2-UD 16 Norristown scorers included Mike Smith with 1 goals and 1 assist and Sean Calhoun with 1 goal.
The Eagle Battalion Drill Team won the 2013 Philadelphia/Delaware Valley League Drill Competition at Valley Forge Military Academy.
Norristown Area High School Principal Jeff Smith proudly shared some very exciting information about the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) program at the high school with the Norristown Area Board of School Directors and community members during the April 22 school board Meeting. “On Saturday, March 22, the JROTC Eagle Battalion Drill Team under the leadership of team captain Jordan Allen travelled to the Valley Forge Military Academy and College and won the 2013 Philadelphia/Delaware Valley League Drill Competition." said Principal Smith. "After 5 years of finishing a strong third, the cadets finally found a way to defeat Philadelphia's two public military academies and come out on top. Months of coming in at 6 a.m. to …
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
The Eagles hosted the Tigers on Monday and won.
According to Norristown Area High School boys varsity lacrosse coach Jeffrey Calhoun, the Eagles hosted Harry S. Truman High School Tigers on Monday and won 15-2. Scoreboard: 1st Quarter: Nor 2-HST 1 2nd Quarter: Nor 7-HST 2 3rd Quarter: Nor 12-HST 2 4th Quarter: Nor 15-HST 2 Norristown scorers included Sean Calhoun with 6 goals and 2 assists, Mike Smith with 1 goal and 7 assists, Tyeler Kingkiner with 5 goals and 1 assist, Justin Byrd with 2 goals and 1 assist and Jimmy Perkins with 1 goal. Norristown's JV team also won their match, 3-2. JV scorers included Ethan Sylvester, Ashon Pearson and Hector Villeda, each with 1 goal.
Saturday, April 20, 2013
The Vikings pillaged the Eagles on Friday.
According to Norristown Area High School boys varsity lacrosse coach Jeffrey Calhoun, the Eagles traveled to Upper Merion High School on Friday to take on the Vikings and lost 11-4. Scoreboard: 1st Quarter: Nor 2-UM 4 2nd Quarter: Nor 4-UM 7 3rd Quarter: Nor 4-UM 8 4th Quarter: Nor 4-UM 11 Norristown scorers included Sean Calhoun with 2 goals and 1 assist, Carson Lucard and Shawn Goff with 1 goal each and Cody Baker with 1 assist.
Thursday, April 18, 2013
A collaborative art project between high schoolers and students at Stewart Middle School is prominently displayed in the loby at Norristown Area High School.
Check out some of the great prints created by students from Norristown Area High School and Stewart Middle School.
Monday, March 11, 2013
The Eagles will break in the new track with a home meet against Cheltenham on March 22.
It's an event more than two decades in the making. Norristown Area High School will be celebrating its first home track meet in over 20 years on March 22. Norristown Varsity Track will take on Cheltenham High School at 3:30 p.m. This historic event will kick off at 3 p.m. with guest speaker Ron "Ronnie" Livers. Livers, a Class of 1973 alum, is one of Norristown’s most recognized track superstars. The Montgomery County Sports Hall of Famer was the two-time PIAA triple jump champion in 1972 and 1973 and took the 1973 high jump crown. His 1973 triple jump performance was good for the National championship. At San Jose University, Livers was a three-time NCAA triple jump champion and set records for best triple jump and high jump in the same …
Sunday, March 10, 2013
Norristown High took on Roman Catholic in the Pa. Boys' State Basketball Playoffs on Saturday and won, 79-66.
The 2013 Pennsylvania Boys' State Basketball Playoffs kicked off this weekend and Norristown Area High School's varsity boys basketball team took on Roman Catholic at La Salle College in the first round of the PIAA Class AAAA bracket. The Eagles dominated the Cahillites, 79-66. See a quick clip of the action above and read a full account of the game at Montgomery Media's website. The next round of play for Norristown pits them against Coatesville on March 13.