Muhlenberg Township High

Muhlenberg High School
Muhlenberg Township High School pictured in 1939

In 1830, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania enacted a law requiring all municipalities to have separate school districts. Muhlenberg Township became a municipality in 1851. At this time the Muhlenberg School District was officially established with a one-room school called Schlottman School which was located on Kutztown Road.

Muhlenberg Township High School was built in 1924-1925 at the price of nearly $335,000, which would equate to almost $5 million in 2020.… Read Full Article

Old Hamburg High School

Hamburg High
Old Hamburg High School
Hamburg High 1944

Hamburg became a borough in 1837 and in 1838 accepted the Free School Act, which declared each municipality an independent entity with the power to levy school taxes. There were several schools in the borough during that period.

Hamburg Elementary School
North 3rd Street Elementary building

The first graduating class of 12 students graduated in 1887, and a three-story brick school was constructed on North Third Street to house students in grades 1 to 12.… Read Full Article

Ontelaunee High School

Ontelaunee High School
Ontelaunee High School
Ontelaunee High School 1954

Ontelaunee High was located in Leesport PA, right along Centre Ave or Route 61. The original High School building was built in 1914. An addition was added in 1939. Ontelaunee High’s mascot was the Indian and the colors were red and yellow.

Dear Ontelaunee, We are all thy people.
Thy name to us means pride and love and praise.

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Amity High School

Amity High School
Amity High School
Amity High School, pictured in 1940

Amity High School was located in Amityville, right off of old Swede Road. I can find no information on when it was built.

Amity High School
Amity High School Library

Sports at Amity High included a Boy’s Basketball team, a Girl’s Basketball team, Baseball team, as well as Girl’s and Boy’s track teams. Other activities included Glee Club and Girl Reserve Club.… Read Full Article