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District News: Band, orchestra parents to meet

Thursday, September 13, 2012 by JULIE BECK Special to The Press in School

Parents of beginning band and orchestra students are invited to an important meeting Monday, Sept. 17, at the high school.

Smile! It's picture day: Moore Elementary and middle school students will have their pictures taken Tuesday, Sept. 18.

All students will be photographed, though purchasing the pictures is optional.

Meet the teachers: The Borough Elementary School will host its Meet the Teacher Night at the Siegfried building for grades 4-6 tonight, Thursday, Sept. 13.

The event begins at 6:30 p.m.

Classes begin at Good Shepherd school

Thursday, September 13, 2012 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in School

Quigley returns as principal

Good Shepherd Elementary School, Northampton, began its second year of operations with Irene Quigley as school principal.

Quigley, who previously served in the same capacity at Christ the King, said the enrollment for kindergarten through eighth grade is 282 boys and girls, which mirrors the enrollment for the 2011-12 school year.

While computers have been part of the curriculum at the school for years, Quigley said Good Shepherd now has a new computer laboratory. Computer technology is taught at all grade levels, from kindergarten through eighth grade.

Northampton district news: Field hockey team to host car wash

Thursday, September 6, 2012 by JULIE BECK Special to The Press in School

Northampton field hockey will host a car wash and bake sale Sept. 15 and the team seeks your support.

The event will take place at Auto Zone on 3599 Macarthur Road in Whitehall from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

PTA and PTSA meetings: Mark your calendars for upcoming meetings for the PTA and PTSA groups.

The Lehigh and Moore Elementary PTA will have their meetings Sept. 10. Lehigh's meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. and Moore's begins at 7 p.m.

The high school PTSA meets Tuesday, Sept. 11, at 6 p.m. The Borough PTA also will meet Sept. 11 at 7 p.m.

District newsL School starts for the year Sept. 4

Thursday, August 30, 2012 by JULIE BECK Special to The Press in School

Summer has come to an end, and it is time to get back to school. Classes throughout the district begin Sept. 4.

Smile it's picture day already! Students at Washington's Crossing and the high school will have their school pictures taken on the first day of school.

Purchasing the photos is optional.

PTAs and PTSAs to meet: Mark your calendars for upcoming meetings for the PTA and PTSA groups.

On Tuesday, Sept. 4, George Wolf Elementary PTA meets at 7 p.m.

The Lehigh and Moore Elementary groups meet Sept. 10. Lehigh's meeting begins at 6:30 and Moore at 7 p.m.

Northampton lunch menus

Thursday, August 30, 2012 by The Press in School

Tuesday, Sept. 4: Elem.–Grilled American cheese sandwich or hot dog on a bun or egg salad sandwich or fruit and cheddar platter with roll, French fries, Romaine lettuce, fresh banana, apple juice, vanilla pudding. M.S.–Grilled ham and cheese or popcorn chicken bite with roll or egg salad wrap or pepperoni pizza or fruit and cheddar platter with roll, French fries, Romaine lettuce, fresh banana, apple juice, vanilla pudding.

Swain School: Walk-in Wednesdays continue

Thursday, August 16, 2012 by The Press in School

"Walk-In Wednesdays" continue at the Swain School through the month of August.

Visitors are invited to drop in at the school, located at 1100 South 24th St., Allentown, in Salisbury Township, between 8:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Wednesdays Aug. 22 and Aug. 29. No appointments are needed.

"As always, we will continue to welcome visitors throughout the week," said Director of Admissions Leah Papp. "Contact us at 610-433-4542, ext. 119, to set up an appointment if you'd like to come on another day."