Northampton Press

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Exchange Club honors seniors

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by AL RECKER in School

At its Feb. 6 Northampton Exchange Club dinner meeting, members named three Northampton Area High School seniors as Students of the Month at a Service to Youth program, held at Northampton Banquet & Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave.

Abigail Piotrowski, Michael Kistler Jr. and Andrew Cochrane were presented with the club’s Lamp of Knowledge plaque, a certificate of merit and a pen. The honorees will be entered into the essay contest for Student of the Year, with the theme selected by the National Exchange Club.

Inductees announced for 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in School

Northampton Area Konkrete Kids Educational Foundation has announced this year’s Distinguished Alumni Award Wall of Honor inductees. Each of the seven Northampton Area High School graduates has achieved success in his or her chosen career or profession, while also having a positive impact on others through community service and/or volunteerism.

• Dr. Rodger Berg — Class of 1964; professor of science/chemistry at DeSales University, Muhlenberg College and Lehigh University; member/leader of professional chemistry organizations; community/church leader/volunteer

District News: Schools closed for holiday

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by The Press in School

Northampton Area School District will be closed Feb. 15 for the Presidents Day holiday.

Feb. 18 will be a makeup day for the snow, if needed.

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Northampton Area High School’s PTSA group will meet 6:30 p.m. Feb. 20 at the high school.

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Northampton Community Task Force is holding a book drive throughout NASD. The group is collecting new and like-new books, which will be donated to local food banks.

The drive will now be held through March 1. Each school has a set goal.

Thank you for your help!

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District News: Book drive taking place through Feb. 20 in NASD

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by The Press in School

Northampton Community Task Force is holding a book drive throughout Northampton Area School District. The group is collecting new and like-new books.

The drive will continue until Feb. 20.

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Northampton Area Middle School’s PTA group will meet 6 p.m. Feb. 12.

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There will be a prom fashion show 7-8 p.m. Feb. 14 in the auditorium of Northampton Area High School.

Come check out some of the latest trends for prom!

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Schools will be closed Feb. 15 for the Presidents Day holiday.

Feb. 18 will be a makeup day for the snow, if needed.

New school district business administrator is appointed

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in School

A new Northampton Area School District business administrator has been appointed.

By a unanimous 9-0 vote at the Jan. 28 NASD Board of Education meeting, Matthew Sawarynski was appointed business administrator, effective July 1 through June 30, 2022, at an initial salary of $125,000.

Sawarynski, NASD assistant business administrator for three years, succeeds NASD Business Administrator Terry Leh, who is retiring this year.

NAHS students are honored as Voice of Democracy winners

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 by AL RECKER in School

Nearly 60 Northampton Area High School juniors and seniors participated in the annual Voice of Democracy program, which embraces the Veterans of Foreign Wars’ national theme “Why My Vote Matters.”

On Jan. 5, Commander Lawrence Schlittler, a representative of Northampton Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714, honored the top three finalists at a breakfast at Samuel Owens Restaurant, Coplay. Family members were in attendance for the awards reception.

District News: NASD report cards will be available Friday on Sapphire portal

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 by The Press in School

Report cards will be available Feb. 1 on the Sapphire portal for parents to view. Be sure to stay updated on your child’s school progress.

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Reminder: Northampton Area Middle School’s Drama Club will be presenting “Annie Jr.” 7 p.m. Feb. 1 and 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Feb. 2 in the auditorium of Northampton Area High School.

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Northampton Community Task Force is holding a book drive throughout the district schools. The group is collecting new and like-new books.

The drive will continue until Feb. 20.

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PTA groups will meet in February.