Neshaminy named “Best Community for Music Education” for fifth year

Neshaminy School District has once again been hon­ored with the Best Communities for Music Education des­ig­na­tion from The NAMM Foundation for its out­stand­ing com­mit­ment to music edu­ca­tion. This des­ig­na­tion is award­ed to dis­tricts that demon­strate out­stand­ing achieve­ment in efforts to pro­vide music access and edu­ca­tion to all stu­dents. Neshaminy has Read more...

Teachers secure $100k DEP grant to repair natural area by Neshaminy HS

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has award­ed Neshaminy School District an Environmental Stewardship and Watershed Protection Grant (also known as the Growing Greener Grant) in the amount of $100,339.00.

This grant was estab­lished under the Commonwealth’s Environmental Stewardship and Watershed Protection Act (1999) with the goal … Read more...

Drama students end a busy year with a festival appearance

In mid-June, fif­teen Neshaminy HS dra­ma stu­dents par­tic­i­pat­ed in the International Theater Festival. Once again it was held vir­tu­al­ly, but will return next year as a live event to be held in Indiana.
 
In order to qual­i­fy for an indi­vid­ual event at Internationals, called the Thespys, stu­dents must score
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Online Learning at Neshaminy? We Got This!

The COVID-19 pan­dem­ic may have put the brakes on a tra­di­tion­al school year at Neshaminy, but the learn­ing con­tin­ued almost imme­di­ate­ly as the District quick­ly moved the cur­ricu­lum online.

With lit­tle warn­ing, all Bucks County schools closed on Friday, March 13. Shortly after, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf ordered all schools … Read more...

Author keeps a 16-year-old promise to his middle school teacher

In 2004, a stu­dent in Stacey Flaville-Boop’s 8th-grade English class at Maple Point Middle School in Langhorne start­ed work­ing on an inde­pen­dent writ­ing project. The aspir­ing author, Hank Curry, shared his novel­la one chap­ter at a time with his teacher, who offered con­struc­tive feed­back and encour­age­ment. Ms. Flaville-Boop, who is … Read more...

Neshaminy Education Foundation pivots for the pandemic

The Neshaminy Education Foundation (NEF) has donat­ed $18,000 to Neshaminy School District to fund the pur­chase of 435 blue­tooth micro­phone head­sets. The recharge­able units clip on to the users ear, and will make it eas­i­er for teach­ers to com­mu­ni­cate with their stu­dents who are in vir­tu­al learn­ing class­es … 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...

Speaker series brings the US Constitution to life

Maple Point Middle School in Langhorne once again cel­e­brat­ed the US Constitution by invit­ing guest speak­ers to talk with stu­dents in each grade about their involve­ment with our guid­ing doc­u­ment in September and October. This speak­er series has become a school tra­di­tion, dur­ing which stu­dents are able to con­nect con­cept … 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 at
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Exhibit pairs student artists, teachers

Neshaminy District art teach­ers Terry O’Neill (Neshaminy HS) and Justin Bursk (Herbert Hoover ES) have been cho­sen to par­tic­i­pate in the Exhibition Cross Pollination at Tyler School of Art and Architecture at Temple University. They will each exhib­it one of their art­works along­side one of their student’s art­works. … Read more...

Bitmoji classrooms add fun, personality to online learning

With the start of the new school year, Neshaminy stu­dents are start­ing their class­es online. The cur­rent plan calls for a hybrid com­bi­na­tion of online and in-person learn­ing to begin in October, and pos­si­bly addi­tion­al in-person time after that if health & safe­ty con­di­tions allow.

Preparing for these pos­si­bil­i­ties, Neshaminy teach­ers … Read more...

Pennsbury celebrates 30 years of cultural exchange with Germany

The World Language Department is excit­ed to share the news that fif­teen Pennsbury stu­dents are par­tic­i­pat­ing in our 30th German-American Partnership Program (GAPP) with chap­er­ones Frau DeKorte, Herr Snyder, and Herr Stoloski. This year’s sum­mer abroad expe­ri­ence (7/30–8/24) includes trav­el to Reykjavik, Salzburg, Munich, Berlin, and a six­teen
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Neshaminy is leading the way with Amplify Science

On October 15, 2019, Maple Point MS sci­ence teach­ers Chuck Lumio and Dan Winter held a lunchtime con­fer­ence call with the Senior Project Manager of the Amplify Science pro­gram through the University of California at Berkley. Neshaminy has been lead­ing the way for the past sev­er­al years inte­grat­ing Next Generation … Read more...