#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...

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 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...

Neshaminy drama students stage an original play online

A group of Neshaminy High School Drama stu­dents wrapped up their Counterparts in Hope Facebook Live per­for­mance series on May 26 with a unique show. Each week since the Covid-19 clo­sure began in March, the stu­dents have been stag­ing a series of indi­vid­ual per­for­mances online every Tuesday evening. Those per­for­mances … 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 students create spotted lanternfly app

Four Neshaminy High School stu­dents trav­eled to Harrisburg January 8 with Environmental Science teacher Brian Suter to present their con­cept for a spot­ted lantern­fly edu­ca­tion­al mobile app. The group won a Bucks County hackathon com­pe­ti­tion held at the Bucks County Intermediate Unit in Doylestown recent­ly which earned them the trip … 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...