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...

MLK Day project offers hope and fills “Blessing Bags”

On Monday, January 20, over 150 Maple Point Middle School stu­dents and a small group of Neshaminy High School stu­dents gath­ered in the cafe­te­ria at Maple Point in Langhorne for the third annu­al Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service project to ben­e­fit Angels in Motion. 

Students through­out the … Read more...

Neshaminy artists featured in White House display

This hol­i­day sea­son, Neshaminy School District is very proud that art­work cre­at­ed by our tal­ent­ed stu­dents was cho­sen to be rep­re­sent­ed in the White House Christmas dis­plays in Washington D.C. The theme for 2020 was “America Celebrates,” and the dec­o­ra­tions appeared on trees on the Ellipse inside President’s Park as … Read more...

Remote Learning Team coaches teachers, students and parents

Little did Neshaminy District Instructional Technology Coach Jim Gosser know how much things would change when he start­ed his new job three years ago, well before pan­demics were on any­body’s radar. He had always been inter­est­ed in find­ing new ways to use tech­nol­o­gy in his class­room as a sci­ence teacher

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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...

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...

After a virtual year, Neshaminy MiniTHON roars back with record totals

After going vir­tu­al for a year, the Neshaminy High School MiniTHON returned to their tra­di­tion­al in-person for­mat on January 14. Following an after­noon of music, danc­ing and games in Gym 3, the orga­niz­ers revealed the total raised for Four Diamonds — a foun­da­tion that funds pedi­atric can­cer research and helps

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Fifth-grade cancer survivor leads education campaign

Poquessing Middle School fifth-grader Sara Harvey is a can­cer sur­vivor cel­e­brat­ing sev­en years cancer-free. She has seen first-hand the toll that can­cer takes on a fam­i­ly. Her own sto­ry led her to approach Principal Timothy Hunt in late August to ask if he would help spread the mes­sage behind Septembers … 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...

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...

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...