Guidance counselors in Northampton Area School District are implementing a career-oriented track for students. The kindergarten through 12th-grade school counseling plan mandated by the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) is known as the Chapter 339 Guidance Counselor Program.
Northampton Area Middle School’s PTA meeting is set for 6 p.m. Feb. 13 at the school.
Reminder: Online kindergarten registration began Feb. 7 for all the elementary schools in the district. Kindergarten admission requires the child must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1.
Registration continues through Feb. 21.
Visit the school district website, nasdschools.org, and find the link in the parent resources area to register. There you will be able to access the form.
Northampton Area Konkrete Kids Educational Foundation has announced the inaugural group of Distinguished Alumni Wall of Honor inductees.
• Edward Pany, Class of 1954 — educator; founder/curator of Atlas Cement Company Memorial Museum, Northampton; community leader
• The Rev. Clark Kuntz II, Class of 1963 — pastor emeritus of Hope Lutheran Church, Cherryville; community volunteer
• Paulette Fritz, Class of 1968 — registered client associate at Wells Fargo Advisors Wealth Brokerage Services, Northampton; community leader/volunteer
Report cards are available on Sapphire beginning today, Feb. 1. Please be sure to discuss any issues with your child and his or her teachers.
The winter ball dance will be held 7-10 p.m. Feb. 3. It will be held at Northampton Banquet & Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave.
Online kindergarten registration will begin Feb. 7 for all the elementary schools in the district. Kindergarten admission requires the child must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1.
Registration is Feb. 7-21.
Northampton Area High School’s Drama Club will present its winter showcase 7 p.m. Jan. 26 in the Northampton Area High School auditorium. Admission is $8 for adults and $5 for students, senior citizens and military.
It’s pure entertainment as the students perform songs, dances, scenes and short scenes from your favorite musicals, showcasing the heart, dedication and amazing talent of the Drama Club.
The purpose of the club is to educate and promote the performing arts.
For additional details, contact Mary Jane Csencsits at 610-762-6449 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Due to the recent inclement weather and school closures, the end of the second marking period will be extended to Jan. 22. The first day of the third marking period will be Jan. 23.
More information about the third and fourth marking periods will be provided in the upcoming weeks.
The two makeup days for students for school closures Jan. 4 and 5 will be June 4 and 5.
The calendar may still need to be updated due to any future school closings.
Updates will be shared and found on the school website, nasdschools.org.