Northampton Press

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District News: Colette Ferriere wins second place

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 by The Press in School

Congratulations to Moore Elementary School student Colette Ferriere for placing second in the Pennsylvania Council on Literacy spring 2019 stock market challenge competition in the elementary school division.

Under the guidance of teacher Christopher Hoenscheid, Colette started with a $100,000 hypothetical portfolio and ended the 10-week game with $113,036.90.

The competition teaches students about investing and encourages financial literacy.


Changes to the Northampton Area School District calendar include the following.

NAHS students are honored

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 by AL RECKER in School

Northampton Exchange Club held its Service to Youth program April 2 at Northampton Banquet & Event Center. Five Northampton Area High School seniors were recognized as Students of the Month — Grace Tepes, Girl of the Month for January; Lauren Pague, Girl of the Month for March; Lucas Troy, Boy of the Month for March; Jade Korpics, Girl of the Month for April; and John Kennedy, Boy of the Month for April.

NAMS students impress at science fair

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 by SAMANTHA ANDERSON in School

Northampton Area Middle School opened its doors to family and community members to come and support the students taking part in the school science fair April 13.

This is the fourth year for the science fair, according to Scott Oste, science department leader and sixth-grade teacher. He is proud of the continued growth of the event and the quality of the projects.

“We feel it is important for them to follow their passions,” he said.

District News: NAHS students will perform at orchestra concert May 10

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 by The Press in School

Northampton Area High School’s spring orchestra concert will be 7 p.m. May 10 in the auditorium.


The Race Against Hate 5K color run/walk, sponsored by NAHS’ National Honor Society, is set for May 11, rain or shine. Registration begins 9 a.m. at Wolf Field, across the street from NAHS. The race starts 10 a.m.

The course travels through the borough, connects to the Nor-Bath Trail and returns to Wolf Field. Spectators are welcome.