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...

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 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...

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 at
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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...

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...

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...

School begins military service information project

Students and staff at Poquessing Middle School in Feasterville have start­ed a mul­ti­me­dia project that aims to edu­cate stu­dents and the com­mu­ni­ty about the oppor­tu­ni­ties and real­i­ties of serv­ing in the U.S. mil­i­tary. As part of this project, U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy vis­it­ed Poquessing Middle School on May 20 for … 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 HS senior excels in business competition

The Neshaminy High School Business, Computer and Information Technology (BCIT) Department is proud to rec­og­nize the Neshaminy Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) mem­ber Aaron Lewis. Aaron took FIRST place in the Entrepreneurship Event at the vir­tu­al State Competition in April, qual­i­fy­ing him to com­pete vir­tu­al­ly … Read more...

Community Foundation sponsors a Neshaminy student podcast

The Neshaminy Coalition for Youth (NC4Y), a community-based group devot­ed to pro­mot­ing healthy lifestyles and pos­i­tive choic­es for young peo­ple, has announced the debut of a new pod­cast series, “Giving Youth a Voice.” The plan is to have Neshaminy School District stu­dents host each episode, gen­er­ate top­ics that … 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 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...

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...