#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...

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...

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...

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...

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 stays social despite the distancing

Even in the new age of social dis­tanc­ing, Neshaminy staff and stu­dents have found mul­ti­ple ways to stay con­nect­ed to learn, enjoy each oth­ers com­pa­ny and share cre­ativ­i­ty online. Online webi­na­rs and meet­ings, once the main­stay of start-up busi­ness and cor­po­rate teams, have become the “go-to” way for teams of … 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...

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...

Military Commitment Ceremony goes on tour

The annu­al Military Commitment Ceremony at Neshaminy High School was moved online this year with a video con­tain­ing pre-recorded speech­es and a read­ing of names to hon­or ten stu­dents who will be serv­ing our coun­try fol­low­ing grad­u­a­tion. Speakers includ­ed Neshaminy High School Principal Ryan Staub, Assistant Principal Tom Magdelinskas, … 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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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...

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...