Northampton Press

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Board OKs coronavirus protocol for marching band practice

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in School

When the Northampton Area High School Big “N” Band takes the field July 9 for the 2020-21 school year and season, it will not only practice fanfares, cadences and popular music, but also coronavirus protocol.

Northampton Area School District approved the Northampton Area High School COVID-19 Health and Safety Plan: Marching Band by a 7-0 vote at the June 22 board of education meeting.

No tax hike in approved NASD budget

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in School

Pandemic coordinator will be named to help with reopening of schools

The Northampton Area School District 2020-21 general fund budget has been approved with no tax hike.

At the June 8 meeting, the district board of education voted 8-0, with one school director absent, to approve adoption of the final budget, which includes a general fund balance of $113,651,481, food service fund of $2,504,747 and athletic fund of $258,743.

Congratulations, seniors!

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 by The Press in School

Signs and decorations have been placed throughout Northampton Borough in recognition of Northampton Area High School seniors, congratulating them on soon becoming Class of 2020 graduates.

A commencement ceremony is planned for 7:30 p.m. July 24 at Al Erdosy Stadium on the Northampton Area School District campus. Rain dates are 9 a.m. July 25 and 7:30 p.m. July 26.

These photos list the student and his or her future plan.