Sixth‐grade class reunites after 47 years

On January 26, 2019, 17 of 21 stu­dents from retired Neshaminy School District teacher Harry Myrga’s 1972–1973 sixth‐grade class at Everitt Elementary School returned to the area for a reunion held at the Attleboro Community in Langhorne. They came from as far away as Washington state, Arizona, Texas and Israel. … Read more...

Produce donation expanding food horizons

Students at Tawanka Elementary School in Feasterville have been sam­pling a vari­ety of fresh fruits and veg­eta­bles thanks to a part­ner­ship between phys­i­cal edu­ca­tion teacher Bob Wright and the Giant Food Store in Feasterville. Each month the stu­dents will receive a sam­ple of a dif­fer­ent fruit or veg­etable — start­ing … Read more...

Neshaminy students create spotted lanternfly app

Four Neshaminy High School stu­dents trav­eled to Harrisburg January 8 with Environmental Science teacher Brian Suter to present their con­cept for a spot­ted lantern­fly edu­ca­tion­al mobile app. The group won a Bucks County hackathon com­pe­ti­tion held at the Bucks County Intermediate Unit in Doylestown recent­ly which earned them the trip … Read more...

Middle school tops Philadelphia Coaches vs. Cancer fundraisers

In ear­ly June, Maple Point Middle School (Langhorne)  Coaches vs. Cancer fundrais­er vol­un­teers held a recog­ni­tion cer­e­mo­ny. This year the school raised an astound­ing $23,530 for the American Cancer Society, mak­ing Maple Point the #1 fundrais­ing team out of 43 in the entire Philadelphia region for CvC dona­tions. Coach Fred … Read more...

Poquessing Select Choir featured at conferences

The Poquessing Middle School (Feasterville) Select Choir and direc­tor Jason Leigh received some excit­ing news in June — their group will be per­form­ing at the American Choir Directors Association Eastern Region Conference in Rochester, NY in March, 2020.  Poquessing was the only mid­dle school cho­sen by audi­tion for this hon­or, … Read more...

Sunset Challenge promotes healthy life choices

Nearly 500 run­ners par­tic­i­pat­ed in the first annu­al #StandUp Neshaminy Sunset Challenge 2K / 5K race held at Maple Point Middle School in Langhorne on May 10. The race drew stu­dents from every District school, their fam­i­lies, and run­ners from the com­mu­ni­ty who com­pet­ed on a 2K course stayed on … Read more...

When school is out, teachers become the students

The first week of sum­mer for the stu­dents at Neshaminy was not vaca­tion time for edu­ca­tors through­out the dis­trict. Besides fin­ish­ing up paper­work and prepar­ing class­rooms for the sum­mer, staff mem­bers spent sev­er­al days in pro­fes­sion­al devel­op­ment class­es learn­ing from each oth­er and out­side pre­sen­ters on a wide vari­ety of … Read more...

#StandUp Neshaminy launches anti‐opioid campaign

By now, almost every­body has heard about or even been per­son­al­ly affect­ed by the fast‐growing nation­wide opi­oid abuse cri­sis. This drug epi­dem­ic is unlike any oth­er that pre­ced­ed it, claim­ing vic­tims across demo­graph­ic, social and racial lines. Bucks County has been espe­cial­ly hard‐hit, with 185 opioid‐related deaths record­ed last year, … Read more...

Neshaminy celebrates Constitution Day

Neshaminy schools cel­e­brat­ed Constitution Day on Monday, September 17 with sev­er­al activ­i­ties. That date is the 231st anniver­sary of the sign­ing of the U.S. Constitution, and any school receiv­ing fed­er­al fund­ing is man­dat­ed to teach the his­to­ry and con­tent of the Constitution around that date.

The Constitution Day speak­er series
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Instructional Rounds spreads classroom success

On October 25, a group of Neshaminy School District teach­ers and admin­is­tra­tors vis­it­ed sev­er­al class­rooms at Maple Point Middle School, then gath­ered in a near­by con­fer­ence room to dis­cuss their obser­va­tions as part of Instructional Rounds.

This pro­gram, start­ed last year at Neshaminy, offers an oppor­tu­ni­ty for con­struc­tive dia­logue on … Read more...

Temple art show pairs teachers, students

Herbert Hoover ES art teacher Justin Bursk and Neshaminy High School art teacher Terry O’Neill were both accept­ed into the Artists as Educators exhi­bi­tion at Tyler School of Art, Temple University. This exhib­it pairs an art educator’s art­work with the art­work of their stu­dents. The goal is to pair stu­dents … Read more...