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...

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...

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...

Music teacher profiled in professional journal

A Neshaminy School District teacher was hon­ored with an appear­ance in a nation­al jour­nal for music edu­ca­tors over the sum­mer. Poquessing Middle School (Feasterville) music teacher Jason Leigh was among 11 teach­ers from across the coun­try pro­filed in the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) Choral Journal recent­ly. He … 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...

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...

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...

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...

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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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...

Challenger Football & Cheer celebrates 15 years

The Bucks County Challenger Football & Cheerleading pro­gram is cel­e­brat­ing its 15th anniver­sary this fall. This 10-week pro­gram held at Harry E. Franks Stadium at Neshaminy High School on Sunday morn­ings brings togeth­er coach­es and HS foot­ball play­ers from Neshaminy, Pennsbury and oth­er teams, cheer­lead­ers, and vol­un­teers who pro­vide a … Read more...

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...

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...

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...