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Lower Merion School District

Harriton High School English teacher Jeremy Schobel, who has been arrested on child porn charges
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Feds Charge Harriton High School English Teacher with Child Porn

On Thursday, federal authorities charged Harriton High School English teacher Jeremy Schobel with enticement of a minor to engage in illicit sexual conduct and manufacture […]

Big Charlie's Saloon, a Kansas City Chiefs bar deep in Philadelphia Eagles territory
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The One Philadelphia Bar Where Kansas City Chiefs Fans Are Safe

Check phillymag.com each morning for the latest edition of Philly Today. And if you have a news tip for our hardworking Philly Mag reporters, please […]

sean hughes, the lower merion high school principal killed in a tragic car crash, is the subject of a petition to rename the new lower merion middle school after him
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Lower Merion Students Push to Rename New Middle School for Late Principal Sean Hughes

In just two days, more than 6,300 people have signed a Change.org petition to rename the new middle school in the Lower Merion Township School […]

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Lower Merion Parents Erupt Over Proposal to Change School Start Times

The hot topic of discussion among the Lower Merion School District community of late? The circadian rhythm. In case you aren’t familiar with the concept […]

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This Lower Merion High School Senior Is All About Women in Jazz

This week, Lower Merion High School senior Olivia Hughart was traveling to Boston to visit the New England Conservatory of Music, where she might go […]

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This Main Line High School Student Just Won $175k for His HIV Research

If your kids sit around all the time playing Fortnite or watching TV, you might want to introduce them to Samuel Weissman. The 17-year-old Harriton […]

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Pa. Lawmakers Sided With Pedophiles and Those Who Protect Them

Other than the predator who abused me, I’ve never met anyone who isn’t repulsed by child sexual abuse. I’ve also never met anyone who isn’t […]

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Main Line Doctor Says Lower Merion Schools Ignored Her Sexual Abuse Allegations

Bill McKendry was once a popular fixture at Bala Cynwyd Middle School in the Lower Merion School District, where he began teaching in 1969. Known […]

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Lower Merion Schools: OK, We’ll Leave Most of Stoneleigh Alone

It looks like most of Stoneleigh garden — a recently opened 42-acre nature preserve on the Main Line — is likely saved. The garden’s future was […]

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Lower Merion Parents Outraged Over “Mega School” Plans

Parents in the Lower Merion School District want to keep “mega schools” out of their backyards. The term means what it sounds like: a really […]

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Lower Merion Teachers Are Highest Paid In State, But They Want More

The union representing Pennsylvania’s highest-paid public school teachers says its educators are not making nearly enough and deserve more as they begin a new school […]


Philly-Area High Schools Dominate Niche’s 2018 State Rankings

Niche.com has just released its 2018 rankings of the top public high schools in Pennsylvania and the nation, and once again, Conestoga High School in […]