Northampton Press

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

District News: PTA meetings are planned

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 by The Press in School

PTA groups will be meeting soon at the following schools.

Moore Elementary School, 6 p.m. Oct. 1

Lehigh Elementary School, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 1

Borough schools, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 3, at the Siegfried building


Northampton Area Middle School’s picture day for students and staff will be next week — Oct. 2. Everyone will have their photos taken, but purchase is optional.


Mark your calendar for no school Oct. 8. There will be a teacher in-service day, but students will have off.


Lehigh Elementary School project information available

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in School

Detailed information on Northampton Area School District’s proposed Lehigh Elementary School project — the Act 34 hearing booklet — is now available on the NASD website for the public’s viewing.

An Act 34 hearing, advertising for the hearing, availability of the booklet and project cost was approved by a unanimous 9-0 vote, as recommended by the NASD administration, at the Sept. 10 board of education meeting.

The public hearing is to be held 5:30 p.m. Oct. 8 in the cafeteria of Northampton Area High School, 1619 Laubach Ave., Northampton.

District News: ESL parent night is Sept. 20

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 by The Press in School

The ESL (English as a Second Language) parent night is set for 7 p.m. tonight, Sept. 20, in the auditorium of Northampton Area High School.

This is an informative meeting for parents. It will give them the opportunity to meet teachers, as well as collect take-homes to help parents, teachers and students stay connected and be more successful ESL learners.


Reminder: Fall photos will be taken at the following schools.

Borough’s Siegfried building, Sept. 20

George Wolf, Sept. 21

Sacred Heart School opens its doors for new academic year

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 by KRISTINA HESCH-GROVER in School

On Aug. 27, Sacred Heart School opened for its 93rd school year. The 2018-19 academic year looks to be one of the school’s most exciting years yet.

Located at 115 Washington St., Bath, Sacred Heart is rich in tradition and prides itself on the close-knit family, which makes the school welcoming to children of all backgrounds and denominations.

District News: Fall picture days for students coming up at NASD

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 by The Press in School

Smile — it’s time for fall picture days!

Lehigh, Sept. 13

Moore, Sept. 14

Borough’s Franklin building, Sept. 19

Borough’s Siegfried building, Sept. 20

George Wolf, Sept. 21

All students will be bringing home a detailed flier that lists ordering options and payment information. All students will have their photos taken, but purchase is optional.


Northampton Area High School will have its open house 6-8 p.m. tonight, Sept. 13.


State ruling favors NASD in Seemsville tract use

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in School

A potential technical roadblock has been cleared for a major warehouse development project in Northampton Area School District.

At question was an easement for a detention pond and a right of way for Seemsville Road on school district land as part of the Northampton business center land development plan, known as the Jaindl-Watson Development, or JW Development.

District News: NASD schedules annual events to kick off new year

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 by The Press in School

Meet-the-teacher nights for elementary schools, a back-to-school night at the middle school and an open house at the high school are planned at the following schools.

George Wolf Elementary School, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sept. 6

Lehigh Elementary School (for grades 1-5), 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sept. 6

Northampton Area Middle School, 6-8 p.m. Sept. 12

Northampton Area High School, 6-8 p.m. Sept. 13


From Sept. 10 to Sept. 13, the middle school PTA book fair will take place. The book fair will also be open during back-to-school night Sept. 12.