Northampton Press

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Act 34 hearing set for Oct. 8

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in School

A detailed preview of the $35.7 million Lehigh Elementary School project will be presented at an Act 34 public hearing 5:30 p.m. Oct. 8 in the cafeteria of Northampton Area High School, 1619 Laubach Ave., Northampton.

Copies of the Act 34 booklet are available for review on the school district website, nasdschools.org (click on the second Spotlight story); the administration building, 2014 Laubach Ave.; and Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave.

Nominations being sought for Distinguished Alumni Award

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in School

Northampton Area Konkrete Kids Educational Foundation is currently accepting nominations for the 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award.

A Distinguished Alumni Award nominee must have graduated from Northampton Area High School at least 15 years ago and should reflect NAHS’ proud tradition of producing outstanding graduates and role models who have demonstrated leadership and excellence in their professional and personal lives.

A nominee should reflect some of the following:

• achieved outstanding success in his/her chosen field or profession

District News: PTA meetings are planned

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 by The Press in School

PTA groups will be meeting soon at the following schools.

Moore Elementary School, 6 p.m. Oct. 1

Lehigh Elementary School, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 1

Borough schools, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 3, at the Siegfried building

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Northampton Area Middle School’s picture day for students and staff will be next week — Oct. 2. Everyone will have their photos taken, but purchase is optional.

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Mark your calendar for no school Oct. 8. There will be a teacher in-service day, but students will have off.

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Lehigh Elementary School project information available

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in School

Detailed information on Northampton Area School District’s proposed Lehigh Elementary School project — the Act 34 hearing booklet — is now available on the NASD website for the public’s viewing.

An Act 34 hearing, advertising for the hearing, availability of the booklet and project cost was approved by a unanimous 9-0 vote, as recommended by the NASD administration, at the Sept. 10 board of education meeting.

The public hearing is to be held 5:30 p.m. Oct. 8 in the cafeteria of Northampton Area High School, 1619 Laubach Ave., Northampton.

District News: ESL parent night is Sept. 20

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 by The Press in School

The ESL (English as a Second Language) parent night is set for 7 p.m. tonight, Sept. 20, in the auditorium of Northampton Area High School.

This is an informative meeting for parents. It will give them the opportunity to meet teachers, as well as collect take-homes to help parents, teachers and students stay connected and be more successful ESL learners.

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Reminder: Fall photos will be taken at the following schools.

Borough’s Siegfried building, Sept. 20

George Wolf, Sept. 21

Sacred Heart School opens its doors for new academic year

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 by KRISTINA HESCH-GROVER in School

On Aug. 27, Sacred Heart School opened for its 93rd school year. The 2018-19 academic year looks to be one of the school’s most exciting years yet.

Located at 115 Washington St., Bath, Sacred Heart is rich in tradition and prides itself on the close-knit family, which makes the school welcoming to children of all backgrounds and denominations.

District News: Fall picture days for students coming up at NASD

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 by The Press in School

Smile — it’s time for fall picture days!

Lehigh, Sept. 13

Moore, Sept. 14

Borough’s Franklin building, Sept. 19

Borough’s Siegfried building, Sept. 20

George Wolf, Sept. 21

All students will be bringing home a detailed flier that lists ordering options and payment information. All students will have their photos taken, but purchase is optional.

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Northampton Area High School will have its open house 6-8 p.m. tonight, Sept. 13.

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