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Skills Capital Grant–Cisco Academy at NHS
September 16, 2019September 16, 2019
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Skills Capital Grant–Cisco Academy at NHS

WORCESTER — The Baker-Polito Administration today awarded $12 million to 45 high schools, colleges and educational institutions that will use the grant to acquire the newest technologies to educate students and expand career education opportunities. Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Secretary of Education Jim Peyser, Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Mike Kennealy and Secretary of Labor and...

Hampshire Gazette: Mary Yount leads strong opening sweep for Northampton girls cross country team
September 11, 2019September 11, 2019
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Hampshire Gazette: Mary Yount leads strong opening sweep for Northampton girls cross country team

NORTHAMPTON — The Northampton girls cross country team dominated in its season-opening tri-meet against South Hadley and Sabis on Tuesday. The Blue Devils defeated South Hadley, 15-50, and Sabis, 15-50, at Community Gardens. Blue Devils senior Mary Yount was the top overall finisher with a time of 20 minutes, 23 seconds on the 3.1-mile course....

JFK’s Scrabble Club makes the News
May 13, 2019May 13, 2019
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JFK’s Scrabble Club makes the News

Students at Northampton join community members at the Lily Library for Scrabble games–this time, Connecting Point featured an article about them. Evan, mentioned in the news clip, and JFK teammates, Gordon and Robbie just competed in the two-day North American School Scrabble Championship in Philadelphia at the end of April.  Teacher, Ben Greenwood, was asked...

Leeds Elementary Literacy & Technology Night
April 30, 2019April 30, 2019
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Leeds Elementary Literacy & Technology Night

At Leeds Elementary, the first annual “One Book, One School” program, was launched.  Thanks to generous funding from the Leeds PTO, this initiative provided every school community member, (from students, teachers, office staff, custodians, cafeteria staff, to bus drivers) a copy of the same book, in an effort to foster literacy, throughout our community.  The...

New High School Performance
April 29, 2019April 29, 2019
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New High School Performance

High school students at NHS are putting on a new show! Coming to the NHS theater on May 9th community members can see students in all four grades perform the show Snow Angel Thurs. May 9th, 10th and 11th at 7PM with an afternoon show at 2PM on May 11th as well. “When the quiet...

Conferencing with a Ghana Chief!
April 24, 2019April 24, 2019
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Conferencing with a Ghana Chief!

Students on the Grade 6 Recyclones team have had an extra special week in their studies of Africa. Their math teacher, Phil Cote, is currently in Ghana participating in a medical and educational humanitarian mission. Throughout his time in Ghana, Phil has sent images and video of life in Ghana, sharing as much as he...

Budget Book
March 14, 2019March 14, 2019
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Budget Book

Please see the budget book for Northampton Public schools 2019-2020 by clicking HERE.

Third Graders Explore What Makes a Computer
February 22, 2019February 22, 2019
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Third Graders Explore What Makes a Computer

RK Finn Ryan Road Elementary third grade students were featured in the Daily Hampshire Gazette Wednesday, February 20th because of their work with Piper Computers. Through a hands on approach, students learn the components of a computer, to compare “input” versus “output” and how circuits, switches and buttons function. To read the full article, follow...

Day of Play
February 11, 2019February 11, 2019
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Day of Play

Jackson Street School was in the Daily Hampshire Gazette Thursday the 7th for joining in the Global Day of Play. Schools around the world threw out their regular schedules and made time for kids to practice deciding how to use their time. Over 500,000 kids all over the world joined in. The Global Day of...

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