Northampton Press

Sunday, October 20, 2019

District News: Moore Elementary School to host trunk or treat

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 by The Press in School

Moore Elementary School PTA is sponsoring a trunk or treat 6-9 p.m. Oct. 18 at the school, 2835 Mountain View Drive, Moore Township.

For more information, visit the Moore Elementary Facebook page.


The week of Oct. 21 is National School Bus Safety Week. Various discussions may take place throughout the schools stressing the importance of bus safety.

Parents are also encouraged to discuss with their children the importance of behavior and safety while riding the school bus.


District News: Homecoming football game is Oct. 11; dance set for Oct. 12

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 by The Press in School

Come out to cheer on the Northampton Area High School football team during the Homecoming game 7 p.m. Oct. 11.

The Homecoming dance is scheduled for 7-10 p.m. Oct. 12 at the high school gymnasium. Students may purchase tickets at school for this event.


Moore Elementary School’s fifth-grade class is having an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner and basket raffle fundraiser 3-7 p.m. Oct. 12 at Klecknersville Rangers Volunteer Fire Company, 2718 Mountain View Drive.

All proceeds go to raise funds for the annual class trip.


Nominate a graduate for the Distinguished Alumni Award

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in School

Northampton Area Konkrete Kids Educational Foundation is currently accepting nominations for the 2020 Distinguished Alumni Award.

A Distinguished Alumni Award nominee must have graduated from Northampton Area High School at least 15 years ago and should reflect NAHS’ proud tradition of producing outstanding graduates and role models who have demonstrated leadership and excellence in their professional and personal lives. A nominee should reflect some of the following:

• Achieved outstanding success in his or her chosen field or profession

District News: Pumpkin-painting event is scheduled

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 by The Press in School

Moore Elementary PTA is holding a Pumpkin Painting with Pop! event 5:50-8 p.m. Oct. 9. Students can bring a pumpkin with their favorite guy — dad, grandpa, uncle, etc. — and decorate the pumpkin.

For more information, visit the Pumpkin Painting With Pop! Facebook event page.


Reminder: PTA groups are meeting in October. Anyone is welcome to attend.

• Moore Elementary School, 6 p.m. Oct. 7

• Lehigh Elementary School, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 7

• Northampton Area Middle School, 6 p.m. Oct. 8


District News: Gifted program event is Sept. 26

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 by The Press in School

If your child is in the gifted program at school, there will be an informative event — meet the gifted teacher night — 6:30-8 p.m. Sept. 26 in the Northampton Area High School library.


Picture days are continuing. Students have brought home, or will be bringing home, a detailed form for parents/guardians to review and place orders. All students will have their pictures taken, but purchase is optional.

Northampton Area Middle School picture day is set for Oct. 1.


PTA groups are meeting in October. Anyone is welcome to attend.

New coordinator sought for Odyssey of the Mind program

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in School

Melinda McCann is entering her 10th year as coordinator of Odyssey of the Mind, a student enrichment program run by community volunteers in the Northampton Area School District. During the Aug. 12 NASD Board of Education meeting, McCann, an instructional assistant for the NASD gifted student program, said this is her last year as coordinator and she may not have a successor to lead Odyssey.