Northampton Press

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

District news: Lehigh’s book fair Nov. 14-21

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 by The Press in School

Lehigh Elementary School’s PTA book fair will be held Nov. 14-21. It will be open during parent-teacher conferences.


The middle school’s PTA meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. Nov. 14 at the school. Anyone is welcome to join.


Beginning Nov. 14, report cards will be available online on Sapphire. Be sure to view your child’s progress and their report cards.

If you have any questions or concerns, please be in contact with your child’s teacher.


District news: Drama Kids cast prepares for play

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 by The Press in School

Northampton Area Middle School’s Drama Kids will present “A Dickens Christmas Carol” in the auditorium of the high school, 1619 Laubach Ave., 6 p.m. Nov. 3 (doors open 5:30 p.m.) and 2 p.m. Nov. 4 (doors open 1:30 p.m.).

Tickets will be available at the door or online at Adult tickets are $5; children and students are $3; and senior citizens and veterans are free.


Reminder: If your child needs his or her picture retaken, Lehigh’s picture retake day is tomorrow, Nov. 3.

Borough’s scheduled retake date is set for Nov. 8.

New supervisor of facilities appointed for school district

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in School

A new supervisor of facilities for Northampton Area School District has been appointed.

By a unanimous 9-0 vote, NASD Board of Education appointed Jonathan Jenny as supervisor of facilities, effective Dec. 4, at a salary of $63,000, with benefits.

Robert J. Yanders continues as NASD director of operations, to whom Jenny will report.

In other business at the Oct. 23 board meeting, school directors voted 9-0 to approve:

Resignation: Jason Winchenbach, assistant boys volleyball coach, effective July 18;

Construction of new Lehigh Elementary approved

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in School

Board votes to build rather than renovate; new school will be ready for 2021-22 year

7:11 p.m. Oct. 23 — that’s when time ran out for the 63-year-old Lehigh Elementary School.

By a unanimous 9-0 vote, the Northampton Area School District Board of Education voted to build a new school on the site of Lehigh Elementary, 800 Blue Mountain Drive, Lehigh Township.

The choice was one of two options for Lehigh Elementary School. Option one was to renovate the existing building. Option two was to build a new school on the same site.

School Director Dr. Michael Baird moved to bring option two to a vote, seconded by Director Roy Maranki.

District news: Moore Elementary School’s picture retake day set for Oct. 27

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 by The Press in School

Moore Elementary School’s fall picture retake day is set for tomorrow, Oct. 27. Please return your unwanted photos for retakes.

On Nov. 3, Lehigh Elementary School will have its fall picture retake day.


PTA meetings have been scheduled at the elementary schools.

Borough, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 1, at the Seigfried building

Lehigh, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 4, at the elementary school