Northampton Area High School has announced the students named to the honor roll for the third marking period of the 2019-20 academic year.
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.
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Georgia L. Wiswesser, a student at Northampton Area High School, was named a recipient of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Leadership Award for a student leader of character for 2020.
Two Northampton Area High School students were named the winners of the Bertsch, Hokendauqua, Catasauqua Watershed Association scholarship competition.
Kennedy Bigelow was named the first-place winner, and Alex Tews won second place.
The contest was open to all college-bound high school seniors in the Northampton and Catasauqua area school districts.
The 2020 Northampton Area Middle School science fair has expanded this year to become the NAMS STEAM Fair. STEAM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics.
The change is an attempt to demonstrate to students how these different disciplines work together in the modern workplace.
Even though Northampton County is still in the yellow phase of the state-mandated COVID-19 pandemic shutdown, Northampton Area School District officials are preparing for the 2020-21 school year.
The first day of classes is to be announced. Specifics of the mode of instruction in NASD is to be determined.
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.
The year 2020 will surely be thought of as a difficult year for the world. Graduates of the Class of 2020 have had to either postpone, cancel or virtually hold many end-of-the-year events seniors take part in with family, friends and fellow students.
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.
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