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 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 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...

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...

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...

Neshaminy Performs Together…Even When Apart

The Covid-19 pan­dem­ic may have put the brakes on spring con­certs, but the music teach­ers and stu­dent per­form­ers did­n’t let that stop them from join­ing in song even though they were apart.

Several schools host­ed vir­tu­al recitals that includ­ed dozens or even hun­dreds of par­tic­i­pants in Zoom meet­ings lis­ten­ing to their … 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...