Northampton Press

Saturday, June 24, 2017

NASD education continues as summer programs begin

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in School

It’s summer. School’s out. But wait, school’s actually in — as in it’s the “in” thing in Northampton Area School District.

While the last day of classes was June 6 in NASD, education in the district continues through summer enrichment programs, NASD Board of Education was told at its June 12 meeting.

“Education is becoming a year-round initiative,” NASD board President David Gogel said.

District news: Moore Elementary to hold carnival tonight

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 by The Press in School

Moore Elementary School, 2835 Mountain View Drive, is having its annual carnival 4-8 p.m. tonight, June 1.

For more information, contact the school at 610-837-1859.


From June 1-6, there will be early dismissals. No lunches will be served. Secondary students are dismissed 10:35 a.m., and elementary dismissal is noon.

The last day of school will be June 6.

Have a happy and safe summer with family and friends!


Fifth grade’s moving up ceremonies will be held throughout the district June 5.

George Wolf and Siegfried Borough, 9:30 a.m.

Students hear motivating talk at assembly

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 by AL RECKER in School

Nyeeam Hudson, an 11-year-old internationally known motivational speaker out of Orange, N.J., was given a rousing ovation April 28 by Northampton Area Middle School (NAMS) students.

The middle school’s anti-bullying program is heralded as a model for other schools, and Nyeeam’s message addressed issues young people confront — bullying, peer pressure and lack of confidence.