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Thursday, September 5, 2013 by JULIE BECK Special to The Press in School

Meet the teacher this week and next

Siegfried Elementary School will host Meet the Teacher Night for grades four through six 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, at the borough's Siegfried building.

The evening will offer many opportunities for parents to become more familiar with the school and meet their child's teacher.


Lehigh Elementary PTA will meet 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9, at Lehigh Elementary School.

Those interested are encouraged to attend and join the PTA group.


Christopher Hoenscheid named George Wolf acting principal

Thursday, September 5, 2013 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in School

A longtime Northampton Area School District educator has been named acting principal of George Wolf Elementary School, Bath.

Christopher Hoenscheid was approved by a 7-0 vote at the Aug. 12 school board meeting, with two school board members absent, to the position for the first semester of the 2013-14 school year, with no change in salary or benefits, with a stipend of $5,500.

After the meeting, Hoenscheid told The Press the new school year, which began Aug. 26, is his 15th year at George Wolf where he has been a fourth-grade teacher.

Acting borough assistant principal introduced

Thursday, September 5, 2013 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in School

The Northampton Borough Elementary Schools have an acting principal for the 2013-14 school year.

Carol Cunningham was introduced at the Aug. 26 Northampton Area School Board meeting.

The borough elementary schools include Siegfried and Franklin.

Prior to becoming an acting principal, Cunningham has been a math instructional support teacher and head teacher for grades three to six.

Cunningham, in her 31st year as an educator, received a bachelor's degree in education from Kutztown University and principal certification from Cabrini College.

McCall, Wachter honored as students of the year

Thursday, July 18, 2013 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in School

"Excellence" was a word Dr. Rodger Berg used often when talking about the Northampton Exchange Club's students of the year.

"An exciting night. It's the finale," said Berg, chairman of the Northampton Exchange Club's Service to Youth program, at the dinner honoring Darby McCall, class salutatorian, and Nicholas Wachter, class president.

"We truly have the best of the best," Berg said listing the achievements of McCall and Wachter.

Northampton Area High School awards

Thursday, July 11, 2013 by The Press in School

Kayla Rajsky (Plans to attend Cornell University) - Valedictorian Class of 2013; Departmental Award for Science; The David K. Bilheimer 1957 Scholarship; The Congressman Charles Dent Good Citizenship Award

Darby McCall (Plans to attend University of Rochester) - Salutatorian Class of 2013; The Nazareth Area Chamber of Commerce Scholarship; The Northampton Exchange Club Scholarship; The David G. Olson Memorial Scholarship; Herff Jones Believe in You Scholarship Nominee; The Senator David Argall Good Citizenship Award

Good Shepherd honor roll

Thursday, July 4, 2013 by The Press in School

Good Shepherd Catholic School has announced its fourth quarter honor roll for the 2012-13 school year.

Principal's List

Grade 8: Kristina Abi-Daher, Madison Bydlon, Justin Deutsch, Mary (Mollie) Langan, Carissa Rohrbach and Alexander Skrapits.

Grade 7: Chloe Andreas, Zachary Brodeur, Samuel Cadman, Capri DiSaverio, Mia Molnar, Gina Salash and Gabrielle Thomas.

Grade 6: Zoe Davis-Luizer, Sarina Rizzo and Olivia Wood.

Grade 5: Paige Egan and Kaleigh Haas.

First Honors