Northampton Press

Sunday, August 19, 2018

District news: Schools to be closed Jan. 15

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by The Press in School

Schools will be closed Jan. 15 in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

A notice will be sent home regarding any makeup snow days to the school calendar.

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The Box Tops For Education program continues to be underway in the elementary schools. Each Box Top earns money for the schools.

Box Tops can be found on many different products. Simply cut out the Box Tops and send them to school with your child.

More information about the program can be found at boxtops4education.com.

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District news: NASD PTA groups will continue to meet next week — Jan. 8, 9

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 by The Press in School

District PTA groups will meet in January on the following days. Mark your calendar. Anyone is welcome to attend.

Lehigh, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 8, at the elementary school

Middle school, 6 p.m. Jan. 9, at the middle school

George Wolf, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 9, at the elementary school

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District schools can earn money from the Giant A+ program through the Giant grocery stores when you use your bonus card during checkout. All you need to do is register your bonus card number at giantfoodstores.com/aplus.

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Students of the Month are honored

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in School

Northampton Exchange Club recognized several Northampton Area High School seniors at a dinner held Dec. 6 at Northampton Banquet & Event Center.

These November and December Students of the Month were selected based on their strong academic record, involvement with both in-school and out-of-school activities, leadership and service to the community.

Laura E. Rex, of Walnutport, and Lane A. Markulics, of Bath, were November’s recipients.

Elizabeth Fehnel, of Bath, and Carson Keefe, of Danielsville, were recognized for December.

K-Kids foundation donates to district, creates new award

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in School

Northampton Area Konkrete Kids Educational Foundation has donated $133,000 to Northampton Area School District.

Bill Conner, president of Konkrete Kids Foundation Board, also said in his report at the Dec. 18 Northampton Area School District Board of Education meeting that the foundation donated $25,000 this year and $33,000 last year to the district.

Conner announced the foundation has launched a new program: the Distinguished Alumni Award.

Past Freddy Awards for NAHS

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in School

With support of the school’s Drama Boosters, the theater program is poised to build on its record of 20 Freddy nominations and two Freddy Awards in 13 years of competition.

2016 — “Oliver!”: winner, Outstanding Featured Performance by an Actress, Madison Lahr as Nancy

2015 — “Once Upon a Mattress”: nominated, Outstanding Use of Costumes; nominated, Outstanding Featured Performance by an Actor, Nickolas Campbell as King Sextimus

2014 — “Bye Bye Birdie”: nominated, Outstanding Featured Performance by an Actress, Karen Fucia as Mrs. Mae Peterson

District news: Schools closed Dec. 25-Jan. 2 for holiday break

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 by The Press in School

It’s time for winter break. Schools will be closed Dec. 25-Jan. 2, 2018. Schools will reopen Jan. 3, 2018.

Have a happy and safe holiday with family and friends!

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District PTA groups will meet in January on the following days. Mark your calendar. Anyone is welcome to attend.

Borough, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 3, 2018, at the Siegfried building

Moore, 6 p.m. Jan. 3, 2018, at the elementary school

Lehigh, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 8, 2018, at the elementary school

Middle school, 6 p.m. Jan. 9, 2018, at the middle school