#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...

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...

When school is out, teachers become the students

The first week of sum­mer for the stu­dents at Neshaminy was not vaca­tion time for edu­ca­tors through­out the dis­trict. Besides fin­ish­ing up paper­work and prepar­ing class­rooms for the sum­mer, staff mem­bers spent sev­er­al days in pro­fes­sion­al devel­op­ment class­es learn­ing from each oth­er and out­side pre­sen­ters on a wide vari­ety of … 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 … Read more...

Neshaminy students join Veterans Tour of Honor

Forty sev­en eighth‐grade stu­dents from Maple Point Middle School accom­pa­nied a large group of vet­er­ans to Washington D.C. on October 1 for the Bucks County Tour of Honor. The Tour offers vet­er­ans the oppor­tu­ni­ty to vis­it the war memo­ri­als in our nations’s cap­i­tal dur­ing a day trip, fol­lowed by a … Read more...

NBC10 meteorologist visit highlights project‐based learning efforts

NBC10 Meterologist Brittney Shipp vis­it­ed Tawanka Elementary School to read her new children’s book and see the student’s project‐based learn­ing efforts.

Her orig­i­nal vis­it in March was post­poned, not iron­i­cal­ly, by one of the nor’easter storms that moved up the east coast caus­ing a school can­cel­la­tion. But the stu­dents of … Read more...