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Students of the Month are named

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by AL RECKER in School

Northampton Exchange Club held its first Service to Youth program for the 2018-19 school year at Northampton Banquet and Event Center Nov. 7. The following seniors were cited as Students of the Month during the dinner meeting: Gabrielle Demchak, September Girl of the Month; William Bachiashvili, September Boy of the Month; Katelyn Graver, October Girl of the Month; and Cameron Eaton, October Boy of the Month.

The students were presented with certificates in recognition of their achievements, club pens and Lamp of Knowledge plaques.

District News: Holiday band, chorus concerts will kick off Nov. 29 in NASD

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by The Press in School

Plan on kicking off your holidays with some student concerts.

Sixth-grade chorus concert, 7 p.m. Nov. 29, in the gymnasium of Northampton Area Middle School

NAMS and Northampton Area High School band concert, 7 p.m. Nov. 30, in the auditorium of NAHS

Seventh- and eighth-grade chorus concert, 7 p.m. Dec. 4, in the auditorium of NAHS

NAMS and NAHS orchestra concert, 7 p.m. Dec. 7, in the auditorium of NAHS

Moore Elementary School chorus concert, 7 p.m. Dec. 10, in the gymnasium of the school

District News: Students off for Thanksgiving break

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 by The Press in School

For the Thanksgiving holiday, there will be no school through Nov. 26. Classes will resume Nov. 27.

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Kick off the holidays with student concerts!

Sixth-grade chorus concert, 7 p.m. Nov. 29, in the Northampton Area Middle School gymnasium

NAMS and Northampton Area High School band concert, 7 p.m. Nov. 30, in the NAHS auditorium

Seventh- and eighth-grade chorus concert, 7 p.m. Dec. 4, in the NAHS auditorium

NAMS and NAHS orchestra concert, 7 p.m. Dec. 7, in the NAHS auditorium

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School board OKs district plan

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in School

The Northampton Area School District comprehensive plan has been approved.

NASD Board of Education voted 9-0 at its Oct. 22 meeting to approve the plan, on the recommendation of the administration.

“Our comprehensive plan is a plan put together by our district community,” said Lydia Hanner, NASD director of curriculum and instruction, when she reviewed the plan at the Sept. 24 school board meeting.

The five-year plan includes “an action plan — where we’ve been, where we’re going and concerns we have,” according to Hanner.

Boscola announces NASD receives funding

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 by The Press in School

School grants

State Sen. Lisa Boscola, D-18th, recently announced a total of $130,902 in state grants to improve safety and security in area schools.

“These grant dollars will enable schools to fund safety programs, hire security personnel and purchase security-related equipment,” Boscola said. “I’m pleased with this round of funding and will continue to seek state support to help our school boards and administrators make our schools safer and more secure.”