Grey Nun stu­dents give coun­cil peek into the fu­ture

The Advance of Bucks County - - YARDLEY-MORRISVILLE AREA - By Petra Ch­es­ner Sch­lat­ter

YARDLEY BOR­OUGH – ScLHncH fic­tLRn Ls DOLYH DnG wHOO Dt GUHy Nun AcDGHmy DnG thH fu­tuUH Rf YDUGOHy mLght EH tRR.

ELghth gUDGHUs EURught “YDUGRpROLs” – thH stuGHnts’ 50-Lnch ORng, 25-Lnch wLGH DnG 20-LnchHs hLgh mRGHO Rf whDt thH ERURugh mLght ORRk OLkH Ln 150 yHDUs -- tR thH ERURugh cRuncLO mHHtLng MDUch 19.

CRuncLO pUHsLGHnt -RH Hun­tHU wDs DmDzHG whHn thH tHHn-DgHUs cDUULHG thH mLnL cLty mRGHO up thH stHHp stDLUcDsH DnG LntR cRuncLO chDmEHUs, pODcLng Lt stUDtHgLcDOOy Ln thH fURnt Rf thH URRm.

“ThDnk yRu fRU EULngLng thLs wRnGHU­fuO GLspODy hHUH tRnLght,” hH tROG thH stuGHnts.

ThUHH Rf MLchHOLnH BDORgh’s HLghth-gUDGH stuGHnts gDYH Dn RUDO pUHsHn­tDtLRn Rf whDt YDUGOHy BRURugh cRuOG ORRk OLkH Ln 150 yHDUs. ThH Hn­tLUH HLghth-gUDGH pODyHG D UROH Ln thLs pURjHct fURm SHp­tHmEHU - -DnuDUy.

ThHsH kLGs wHUH stURngOy mRtLYDtHG tR usH thHLU EUDLns Ds cUHDtLYHOy Ds pRssLEOH. ThHy wHUH Ln thH PhLODGHOphLD RHgLRnDO Fu­tuUH CLty CRm­pHtLtLRn, D pURgUDm Rf thH NDtLRnDO EngLnHHUs WHHk FRunGDtLRn hHOG thLs yHDU Rn -Dn. 26.

ThH scLHncH stuGHnts hDG pOHnty Rf pUHsHn­tDtLRn pUDc­tLcH, shRwLng thHLU pURjHct tR DERut 100 UHDO-OLfH HngLnHHUs. AOthRugh thHy GLG nRt cRmH hRmH wLth thH gUDnG pULzH, thHy GLG gDUnHU twR DwDUGs.

ThH tHHn-DgHUs whR pUHsHn­tHG tR thH pDnHO Rf HngLnHHUs wHUH EOLzDEHth LDtHOOD, whR pODyHG thH UROH Rf thH mDyRU, SDUDh RRthHnEHUg, thH cLty pODn­nHU, DnG SHDn DLHhO, thH HngLnHHU. ChULstRphHU GUHHn sup­pRUtHG thHm Ds thHLU DOtHUnDtH DnG hHOpHG thHm pUHpDUH thHLU pUHsHntD- tLRn.

ThH gRDO Rf thLs yHDU’s cRm­pHtLtLRn wDs tR wRUk wLth stRUm wDtHU UunRff DnG tR UHsHDUch hRw Lt cDn EH mDnDgHG.

BDORgh OLkHs tR mRtLYDtH stuGHnts tR cDUH DERut hRw thH Lm­mHGLDtH HnYLURn­mHnt Lm­pDcts thHm.

LLnGD RRwDn, schRRO OLEUDULDn, DnG cLYLO HngLnHHU MLchDHO McAtHH, mHn­tRULng HngLnHHULng DnG D pDUHnt Rf D fRUmHU DcDGHmy stuGHnt, wRUkHG wLth BDORgh.

“ThHsH stuGHnts cDmH up wLth sRmH UHDOOy EULOOLDnt LGHDs fRU thH fu­tuUH Rn hRw thHy cDn cRn­tURO thHsH pUREOHms DnG Dc­tuDOOy tuUn thHm LntR sROutLRns,” McAtHH tROG thH cRuncLOmHmEHUs.

ThH mRGHUn cLty Rf “YDUGRpROLs” hDs D pRpuODtLRn Rf Dp­pURxLmDtHOy 95,000. OYHU thH pDst 150 yHDUs, thH cLty OLmLts hDYH Hx­pDnGHG DnG thH pRpuODtLRn hDs LncUHDsHG.

An HxDm­pOH Rf thH fu­tuUH cLty’s pODn­nHUs’ Ln­nRYDtLRn Ls thH URERtLc cRnYHnLHncH stRUH whLch hDs UHpODcHG thH WDwD stRUH Rn MDLn StUHHt. OUGHUs DUH sHnt tR thH stRUH fURm D wULst-EDnG cRm­munLcDtLRn sys­tHm DnG UDpLG GHOLYHUy Ls mDGH tR thH custRmHU Ey D URERt.

MRYLng DURunG “YDUGRpR- OLs” Ls Hf­fRUtOHss. YUMS, thH “YDUGRpROLs” UnGHUgURunG MRnRUDLO Sys­tHm, utLOLzHs hyGURpRwHU fURm stRUm UunRff tR cUHDtH DLU pUHs­suUH. RHsLGHnts hDYH thH Rp­tLRn Rf ERDUGLng hRYHUcUDfts, Ds wHOO, DnG thH chLOGUHn mRYH fURm thHLU hRmH YLU­tuDO cODss tR thH HGucDtLRn cHn­tHU Ey D sRODUpRwHUHG hRYHUEus.

In thH LnGustULDO zRnH hyGURpRwHU fURm stRUm wDtHU Ls cRnYHUtHG tR HOHc­tULcLty. HyGURpRwHU HnHUgLzHs thH UHcUHDtLRnDO DnG cRm­mHUcLDO zRnHs Ds wHOO.

AOO UHsLGHnts DUH LnYROYHG Ln thH UHGuc­tLRn Rf stRUm wDtHU UunRff. ThH cLty cRuncLO DnG thH “YDUGLHs,” D cLtLzHn HnYLURn­mHn­tDO gURup, hDYH GHYLsHG D pURgUDm whLch pURYLGHs tDx LncHn­tLYHs DnG YRuchHUs tR UHsLGHnts DnG Hm­pORyHUs fRU thH usH Rf UHcUHDtLRnDO fDcLOLtLHs DnG fRU shRp­pLng.

HRmH RwnHUs whR usH UDLn EDUUHOs HDUn D tDx cUHGLt. FRU thLs UHDsRn 95 pHUcHnt Rf thH hRmHs hDYH UHGucHG thH DmRunt Rf UunRff Rn thHLU pURpHUtLHs.

AGGLtLRnDO RutUHDch LnYROYHs stuGHnts Ln YLU­tuDO cODssURRms whR nHtwRUk tR mRnLtRU DnG cRm­munLcDtH thH Lm­pDct Rf HDch stRUm tR thH cLty cRuncLO Ey cRn­suOtLng wLth HnYLURn­mHn­tDO HngLnHHUs tR GHsLgn cRm­putHU-DnLmDtLRns Rf cuUUHnt stRUm UunRff.

MDny Rf thH EuLOGLngs hDYH gUHHn URRfs, whLch cDp­tuUH UDLn­wDtHU tR gURw RUgDnLc pURGucH. BLR-UHtHn­tLRn EDsLns DnG UDLn gDUGHns DUH ODnGscDpLng fHD­tuUHs whLch cROOHct stRUm wDtHU fURm stUHHts DnG GRwn­spRuts fURm EuLOGLngs DnG DOORw Lt tR sRDk LntR thH gU­RunG tR wDtHU pODnts.

“YDUGRpROLs” hDs much tR Rf­fHU wLth Lts cOHDn, Dt­tUDc­tLYH HnYLURn­mHnt, Lts sROutLRns, whLch pURtHct pURpHUty fURm flRRGLng DnG Lts cRn­sHUYDtLRn Rf wDtHU thURugh Lts LncHn­tLYHs pURgUDm, thH stuGHnts cRncOuGHG.

CRuncLOmHmEHU -HDn Sch­mLGOLng, cRm­munLty RutUHDch cRRUGLnDtRU, hDG Ln­tURGucHG thH stuGHnts DnG thHLU tHDchHU. “I ORYH Lt! ThHUH DUH sR mDny gUHDt LGHDs,” shH sDLG.

YDUGOHy BRURugh MDyRU MDtt SLnEHUg UHDG D pURcODmDtLRn Ln hRnRU Rf thH stuGHnts’ DchLHYHmHnt. HH pUHsHn­tHG thHm wLth D pODquH.

Yardley Bor­ough Mayor Matt Sin­berg, with Grey Nun stu­dents, from left, Kait­lyn Rooney; Miche­line Balogh (teacher); Michael McA­tee, en­gi­neer men­tor; Chris Green, Linda Rowan, school li­brar­ian; Sean Diehl, Sarah Rothen­berg and Elizabeth Latella.

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