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...

#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 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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

Community chips in to help student support efforts

Neshaminy received some help from a local foun­da­tion and super­mar­ket chain in May for efforts to assist District fam­i­lies fac­ing var­i­ous eco­nom­ic challenges.

The Distrtict received $20,000 from the The Gene and Marlene Epstein Humanitarian Fund, which will be used to help Neshaminy stu­dents and their fam­i­lies who are in … 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...

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...

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

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...