North Penn High School is a large community with over 3500
individuals. There are a multitude of schedules and
important safety information that is housed in several
different locations. With the integration of several
digital platforms to share information between teachers and
students, efficient communication between the students and
their teachers has become difficult to manage.
Apps are programs on our phones that should be easy to use
and extremely accessible. They can be used on any smartphone,
which most members in the North Penn High School community
have. These programs can be made into an Integrated
Students need an app that can combine safety data,
schedules, Google Classroom, Wikispaces, Edmodo, and the
teacher's online websites, to make it easier to access
information. Students should be able to access homeaccess,
schedules, homework, and school events from one place.
There are endless possibilities for features and
information that could be added to the app, which can be
Apps that have already been made are free, but most of their
designs are poor and do not fulfill the needs of the North
Penn High School community. The apps are buggy and donít
support newer models. Our goal is to design an app that will
be free, appealing to the eye, and easily accessible to
students, but also easily editable by the teachers.
Problem Statement 1:
Existing applications are buggy, hard to use, and have
Problem Statement 2:
Students have trouble communicating information between them
and their teachers.