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...

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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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...

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...

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...

Neshaminy art shows celebrate creativity

Neshaminy’s ele­men­tary schools held an online art show dur­ing the final weeks of school. Students were encour­aged to cre­ate art and dis­play it on Flipgrid, an online pre­sen­ta­tion tool that allowed them to share with their art with fel­low stu­dents across the District. The show received over 300 sub­mis­sions, which … Read more...

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...

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...

School celebrates 20 years of honoring veterans

Shortly after the ter­ror­ist attacks on September 11, 2001, a group of teach­ers at Maple Point Middle School in the Neshaminy School District got togeth­er to dis­cuss an idea. With Veterans Day approach­ing, they thought that hold­ing a cer­e­mo­ny to hon­or America’s mil­i­tary would be a good way to teach … Read more...

School begins military service information project

Students and staff at Poquessing Middle School in Feasterville have start­ed a mul­ti­me­dia project that aims to edu­cate stu­dents and the com­mu­ni­ty about the oppor­tu­ni­ties and real­i­ties of serv­ing in the U.S. mil­i­tary. As part of this project, U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy vis­it­ed Poquessing Middle School on May 20 for … 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...