Northampton Press

Friday, February 21, 2020

District News: Pancake breakfast planned for Feb. 22

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 by The Press in School

Come out for an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast 8-10 a.m. Feb. 22 at Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar, 2109 Motel Drive, Bethlehem. Tickets include pancakes, sausage and a beverage.

Tickets are available in advance and at the door. Tickets purchased in advance must be presented at the door for entry.

The event benefits the Northampton Area School District band program.

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Throughout February, the Community Task Force group will be holding a book drive at all schools in the NASD. Books must be new or in excellent condition.

NASD joins Kindness Is Magic drive to decrease lunch debt

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in School

Northampton Area School District is participating in the Kindness Is Magic school collection drive.

In the collection drive, new and gently used shoes are being accepted through March 28 at district drop-off points in an effort to help pay down student lunch debt.

At the Feb. 10 board of education meeting, NASD Superintendent of Schools Joseph S. Kovalchik said district student lunch debt is $45,000.

“Our students cannot afford to pay for lunch, and the district has to pick up the tab,” Kovalchik said.

Distinguished Alumni inductees chosen

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in School

Northampton Area Konkrete Kids Educational Foundation has announced this year’s Distinguished Alumni Award Wall of Honor inductees.

Each of these six Northampton Area High School graduates has achieved success in his or her chosen career or profession while also having a positive impact on others through community service and/or volunteerism.

Students participate in SkillsUSA competition

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in School

On Jan. 29, more than 400 students competed in 54 hands-on skill and leadership competitions. This showcase is a unique opportunity to observe some of the most talented career and technical education students in the area.

District gold-medal winners will advance to state and national competitions. This year, the SkillsUSA Council partnered with postsecondary educational institutions to award more than $200,000 in scholarships to the medalists of 12 competitions.

District News: Prom fashion show planned for Feb. 13

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by The Press in School

Check out the upcoming prom fashion show, planned 7 p.m. Feb. 13 in the auditorium of Northampton Area High School.

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Sign-ups for spring sports are taking place now in the NAHS athletic office. Students can sign up for baseball, softball, boys and girls lacrosse, boys tennis, boys and girls track and field and boys volleyball.

District News: Recital is scheduled for Feb. 7 at middle school

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 by The Press in School

The secondary solo and small ensemble recital is scheduled 7 p.m. Feb. 7 in the band room of Northampton Area Middle School.

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NAMS’ PTA group will be holding its monthly meeting 6 p.m. Feb. 11.

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National Honor Society planned its induction ceremony for 7 p.m. Feb. 11 in the auditorium of Northampton Area High School.

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Check out the upcoming prom fashion show, planned for 7 p.m. Feb. 13 in the auditorium of NAHS.

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Schools will be closed Feb. 14 and 17 for the Presidents Day holiday break.

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