Northampton Press

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Choral concert set for May 29

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 by AL RECKER in School

At a February meeting, Northampton Borough Council has given its approval to Northampton Area High School to utilize Municipal Park for the 2019 Northampton Area School District choral concert May 29.

The concert begins 6:30 p.m. at the park’s band shell and is expected to last two hours.

Emily Reinsmith, NAHS choral concert director, made the request, according to borough Manager LeRoy Brobst.

“This would be similar to the event held two years ago at the permanent band shell in the Municipal Park,” Brobst said.

The concert is expected to draw a crowd.

District News: Mary Poppins flying in March 21-24 at the high school

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 by The Press in School

The 2019 Northampton Area High School spring musical, “Mary Poppins,” will be presented March 21-24. Show times are 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.

Visit nahsdramaclub.org/events.html to purchase advance tickets.

Mark your calendar, and plan on seeing the show!

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The Empty Bowls event will be held 5-7:30 p.m. March 28 in the cafeteria of Northampton Area Middle School. Proceeds from the event will help feed the hungry and raise awareness of food insecurity.

Come enjoy community and friendship with neighbors.

Silver trophy finds new home

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in School

A long-lost sports trophy that has resurfaced will be placed in one of the display cases in Northampton Area High School.

Robert J. Yanders, Northampton Area School District director of operations, and Robert Mentzell, school director, presented the silver trophy to Joseph S. Kovalchik, NASD superintendent of schools, at the March 11 board of education meeting.

“It’s been in the maintenance building for a long time,” Yanders said.

“It’s not a Frantz trophy, is it?” quipped NASD Board of Education President David Gogel.

Application, essays are due April 15

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by The Press in School

BUD COLE MEMORIAL Scholarship

Bertsch-Hokendauqua-Catasauqua Watershed Association is offering the Bud Cole Memorial Scholarship to all college-bound high school seniors residing within the boundaries of the watershed.

Interested students should fill out an application and write an essay that compares and contrasts the global and local effects of climate change. Students should also address what they, as individuals, can do on both scales to help maintain an ecological equilibrium.

District News: Pictures taken March 14 at George Wolf Elementary

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by The Press in School

George Wolf Elementary School will have its spring picture day March 14. Spring photos are optional to purchase, but all students must have their photo taken. Parents/guardians will be able to view them and decide on purchasing options.

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The 2019 Northampton Area High School spring musical, “Mary Poppins,” will be presented March 21-24. Show times are 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.

Visit nahsdramaclub.org/events.html to purchase advance tickets.

Mark your calendar, and plan on seeing the show!

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District News: Book drive for food banks ends Friday

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 by The Press in School

Northampton Community Task Force is holding a book drive throughout Northampton Area School District. The group is collecting new and like-new books, which will be donated to local food banks.

The drive will continue until March 1. Each school has a set goal.

Thank you for your help!

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PTA groups will meet this month.

Moore Elementary School: 6 p.m. March 4

Lehigh Elementary School: 6:30 p.m. March 4

George Wolf Elementary School: 6:30 p.m. March 5

Borough Elementary Schools: 6:30 p.m. March 6 at the Siegfried building