The Military Nursing Corps of Pennsylvania VFW Post 12099, Allentown, recently honored Lehigh Valley native, Allentown School of Nursing graduate and our nation’s first woman general, Brig. Gen. Anna Mae Hays.
Hays died Jan. 7 in Virginia at the age of 97.
Post 12099 presented a $500 check toward the Brig. Gen. Anna Mae McCabe Hays Endowed Scholarship at Northampton Community College to support veterans majoring in nursing.
Good Shepherd Catholic School, 1300 Newport Ave., Northampton, will host an early childhood education preview for parents and children entering preschool, pre-K and kindergarten 10-11 a.m. April 28.
Come see how your child’s heart and mind can bloom at the school. Learn about Good Shepherd’s early education programs and meet its accredited faculty.
Children will enjoy hearing a story and will make a craft to take home.
Call 610-262-9171 or email email@example.com to reserve a place.
Northampton Area High School will be holding its art show 6:30-8:30 p.m. tonight, April 26. The talents of many students will be displayed.
Tomorrow, April 27, the high school band concert will be performed. It begins 7 p.m. and is held in the auditorium of the high school.
The 2018 Festival of Bands will be held 2:30 p.m. April 29 in the auditorium of Northampton Area High School.
Selections of this year’s event, titled “Awesome Overtures,” include “Festive Overture,” “Orpheus Overture,” “Chester Overture” and “Zampa Overture.”
Northampton Area Middle School’s third annual science fair was held March 24 in the school cafeteria. There were 10 total winners this year.
PSSA state testing will continue this week for grades 3-8. Next week, fourth-graders will be taking the science PSSAs.
It is important that students do their very best to attend school during these dates. Be sure to get plenty of rest and eat a good breakfast, along with being prompt to school.
Makeup testing will be taking place the following week.
Reminder: At 7 p.m. April 20, there will be a Northampton Area Middle School band concert. It will be held in the auditorium of the high school, 1619 Laubach Ave.
Northampton Area High School seniors Alyssa Chomitzky, Samuel Arnold and Noah Vehafric were honored as Students of the Month by Northampton Exchange Club March 7 at the Service to Youth program held at Northampton Banquet & Event Center.
The award recipients each received a framed certificate, pen and Lamp of Knowledge plaque for their outstanding academic achievements and out-of-school activities.
At 7 p.m. April 20, there will be a Northampton Area Middle School band concert. It will be held in the auditorium of the high school.
Reminder: During PSSA testing, make sure to get plenty of rest and eat a good breakfast. Also, it is important to be prompt in arriving to school.
Grades and report cards will be available on the district website, nasdschools.org. Navigate to parent resources to view online grades and academic records. On there, parents/guardians will be able to connect to Sapphire to view the grades.
The Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) chapter at Northampton Area High School has raised $58,000 to underwrite its trip to the DECA International Conference April 20-25 in Atlanta, Ga.
“We raised $42,000 at the bingo game for our upcoming trip to Atlanta,” Tara Mrazik, NAHS business department chair and DECA adviser, told Northampton Area School District administrators and school directors at the March 26 board of education meeting.
In April, DECA participants are selling sandwiches to raise more money for the trip.