Northampton Press

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Board approves Kuhns as new assistant curriculum director

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in School

Northampton Area School District Board of Education voted unanimously 9-0 at the March 26 meeting to approve a new assistant director of curriculum.

Dr. Lori Kuhns, NASD assistant director of curriculum, will be promoted, effective July 1, at $120,418 annually, with benefits. Kuhns is principal of Lehigh Elementary School.

In other business at the March 26 meeting, school directors voted 9-0 to approve:

Athletic coaching staff member and stipend for the 2017-18 school year: Alan Hartzell, assistant softball coach, $1,956;

District news: NASD will celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week May 7-11

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 by The Press in School

Teacher Appreciation Week is coming up May 7-11. Show extra appreciation for your child’s teachers — it’s a great time to say thank you!

Also, May 9 will be National School Nurses Day.

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Northampton Area Middle School will hold a PTA meeting 6 p.m. May 8.

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The elementary band concert is scheduled for 7 p.m. May 8. It will be held at Northampton Area High School.

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Siegfried Elementary School’s chorus concert will be held at the elementary school 7 p.m. May 9.

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NASD will celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week May 7-11

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 by The Press in School

Teacher Appreciation Week is coming up May 7-11. Show extra appreciation for your child’s teachers — it’s a great time to say thank you!

Also, May 9 will be National School Nurses Day.

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Northampton Area Middle School will hold a PTA meeting 6 p.m. May 8.

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The elementary band concert is scheduled for 7 p.m. May 8. It will be held at Northampton Area High School.

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Siegfried Elementary School’s chorus concert will be held at the elementary school 7 p.m. May 9.

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Local VFW donates to NCC

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 by ANN WERTMAN in School

The Military Nursing Corps of Pennsylvania VFW Post 12099, Allentown, recently honored Lehigh Valley native, Allentown School of Nursing graduate and our nation’s first woman general, Brig. Gen. Anna Mae Hays.

Hays died Jan. 7 in Virginia at the age of 97.

Post 12099 presented a $500 check toward the Brig. Gen. Anna Mae McCabe Hays Endowed Scholarship at Northampton Community College to support veterans majoring in nursing.

Education preview event is planned

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 by The Press in School

Good Shepherd

Good Shepherd Catholic School, 1300 Newport Ave., Northampton, will host an early childhood education preview for parents and children entering preschool, pre-K and kindergarten 10-11 a.m. April 28.

Come see how your child’s heart and mind can bloom at the school. Learn about Good Shepherd’s early education programs and meet its accredited faculty.

Children will enjoy hearing a story and will make a craft to take home.

Call 610-262-9171 or email mrsfrystackgscs@gmail.com to reserve a place.

District news: NAHS art show is tonight

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 by The Press in School

Northampton Area High School will be holding its art show 6:30-8:30 p.m. tonight, April 26. The talents of many students will be displayed.

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Tomorrow, April 27, the high school band concert will be performed. It begins 7 p.m. and is held in the auditorium of the high school.

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The 2018 Festival of Bands will be held 2:30 p.m. April 29 in the auditorium of Northampton Area High School.

Selections of this year’s event, titled “Awesome Overtures,” include “Festive Overture,” “Orpheus Overture,” “Chester Overture” and “Zampa Overture.”

District news: Students continue to take PSSAs

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 by The Press in School

PSSA state testing will continue this week for grades 3-8. Next week, fourth-graders will be taking the science PSSAs.

It is important that students do their very best to attend school during these dates. Be sure to get plenty of rest and eat a good breakfast, along with being prompt to school.

Makeup testing will be taking place the following week.

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Reminder: At 7 p.m. April 20, there will be a Northampton Area Middle School band concert. It will be held in the auditorium of the high school, 1619 Laubach Ave.

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