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Konkrete Kids Educational Foundation will honor alumni

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in School

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

District news: NASD report cards are available now on Sapphire

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 by The Press in School

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.

District news: NAHS Drama Club will present winter showcase Jan. 26

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 by The Press in School

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

District news: Bad weather causes marking period to be moved

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in School

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,


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