Lower Merion School District

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Hadas Kuznits
March 29, 2019 - 7:48 pm
LOWER MERION, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- The Lower Merion School District is looking into changing their high school start times to better match the sleep patterns of teens. Those in the Lower Merion community have until Tuesday (April 2) to fill out a survey to apply to be part of an advisory...
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Kobe Bryant photographed on court at Lower Merion High School.
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Jim Melwert
March 13, 2019 - 2:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Kobe Bryant jersey stolen from a Lower Merion High School display case two years ago has been returned to the school — after it was bought by a collector in China. According to ESPN , Liu Zhe bought the jersey for about $2,000 to add to his collection. But when he...
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Wooden gavel in courtroom
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Jim Melwert
December 11, 2018 - 7:03 pm
LOWER MERION, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is allowing a Lower Merion School District appeal of that seemed to be dead-in-the-water to go forward. A lower court ruled the district cooked the books to pass higher tax hikes than were allowed by law. But Commonwealth Court...
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Stoneleigh is a 42-acre property near the Villanova Law School.
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Jim Melwert
June 28, 2018 - 12:24 pm
LOWER MERION, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A new law in Pennsylvania will make it harder for Lower Merion School District to take all or part of Stoneleigh Garden in Villanova. The district has targeted that site, the former Haas Estate, in its search for a location for a new middle school or for athletic...
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School bus
Jim Melwert
June 12, 2018 - 1:37 pm
LOWER MERION, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — As the Lower Merion School District continues to wrestle with growing enrollment, the school board has taken a step toward acquiring a site for a new middle school. The Lower Merion School Board voted Monday night in favor of purchasing the Islamic Foundation...
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Stoneleigh is a 42-acre property near the Villanova Law School.
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Jim Melwert
May 10, 2018 - 12:52 pm
VILLANOVA, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — An estate-turned-public garden in Villanova could be taken by Lower Merion School District as a site for a new middle school. That’s according to the group behind the garden, and the warning comes just days before its gates are opened to the public. Lower Merion...
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