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George Wolf Elementary holds math workshop for parents

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by NELSON QUIÑONES in School

On Dec. 1, 2017, more than 45 parents continued their participation in the kindergarten parent workshop on math concepts held at George Wolf Elementary in Bath.

The parent workshop, designed by George Wolf’s kindergarten teachers, is the second of a new series of three parent workshops. The first kindergarten parent workshop was held early in the fall on literacy concepts.

NASD board appoints members to committees

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in School

Committee appointments for 2018 have been made by Northampton Area School District Board of Education.

School directors voted 9-0 at the Dec. 4, 2017, reorganization meeting for the following committee appointments:

Act 93: Dr. Michael Baird, David Gogel

Contract negotiations: Chuck Frantz, Roy Maranki, Ross Makary

Employee benefit trust: Baird

Expulsion: John Becker, Frantz, Gogel, Robert Mentzell

Facilities: Becker, Frantz, Chuck Longacre, James Chuss

K-Kids Foundation: Makary

Meet and discuss: Mentzell, Becker

District news: Schools to be closed Jan. 15

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by The Press in School

Schools will be closed Jan. 15 in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

A notice will be sent home regarding any makeup snow days to the school calendar.


The Box Tops For Education program continues to be underway in the elementary schools. Each Box Top earns money for the schools.

Box Tops can be found on many different products. Simply cut out the Box Tops and send them to school with your child.

More information about the program can be found at


District news: NASD PTA groups will continue to meet next week — Jan. 8, 9

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 by The Press in School

District PTA groups will meet in January on the following days. Mark your calendar. Anyone is welcome to attend.

Lehigh, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 8, at the elementary school

Middle school, 6 p.m. Jan. 9, at the middle school

George Wolf, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 9, at the elementary school


District schools can earn money from the Giant A+ program through the Giant grocery stores when you use your bonus card during checkout. All you need to do is register your bonus card number at


Students of the Month are honored

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in School

Northampton Exchange Club recognized several Northampton Area High School seniors at a dinner held Dec. 6 at Northampton Banquet & Event Center.

These November and December Students of the Month were selected based on their strong academic record, involvement with both in-school and out-of-school activities, leadership and service to the community.

Laura E. Rex, of Walnutport, and Lane A. Markulics, of Bath, were November’s recipients.

Elizabeth Fehnel, of Bath, and Carson Keefe, of Danielsville, were recognized for December.

K-Kids foundation donates to district, creates new award

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in School

Northampton Area Konkrete Kids Educational Foundation has donated $133,000 to Northampton Area School District.

Bill Conner, president of Konkrete Kids Foundation Board, also said in his report at the Dec. 18 Northampton Area School District Board of Education meeting that the foundation donated $25,000 this year and $33,000 last year to the district.

Conner announced the foundation has launched a new program: the Distinguished Alumni Award.