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Northampton has an App!
January 9, 2019January 9, 2019
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Northampton has an App!

In case you missed the launch of the Northampton Public Schools App, we would like to take this opportunity to bring it to your attention. This app puts the Northampton Public Schools at your fingertips. Links built into the app bring you directly to school and district news, lunch menus, and Aspen. The app will...

Water Testing
January 9, 2019January 9, 2019
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Water Testing

Below please find the results of the water testing done throughout Northampton Public Schools–click on the name of the school to view the attached report: Ryan Road School Leeds School A Leeds School B JFK School Bridge Street School Bridge Street B Jackson Street School Jackson Street B Northampton High School    

Budget Survey
January 7, 2019January 7, 2019
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Budget Survey

As the Northampton School District enters into budget season, we ask that you take a moment to fill out THIS SURVEY to share your thoughts on what priorities the Administrative Leadership Team should focus on for the upcoming academic year. You can find the survey by clicking the link above or CLICKING HERE.

5th Grade Robot Week!
December 10, 2018December 12, 2018
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5th Grade Robot Week!

Monday, December 10, 2018:   Today, the Daily Hampshire Gazette published a photo essay highlighting the first ever 5th Grade Robot Week at Ryan Road Elementary School, which also coincided with International Hour of Code week.  The Hour of Code takes place each year during Computer Science Education Week, held annually in recognition of the...

Lesson from Rwanda
October 4, 2018October 4, 2018
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Lesson from Rwanda

By JACQUELYN VOGHEL Staff Writer Friday, August 17, 2018 NORTHAMPTON HIGH SCHOOL — For Northampton High School teacher Kate Todhunter, history is about telling stories. Following a trip to Rwanda in July, Todhunter has countless stories to share with her students in hopes of fostering a greater understanding of the 1994 Rwandan genocide. Todhunter has...

Teachers Continue Learning about Systemic Racism
October 2, 2018October 2, 2018
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Teachers Continue Learning about Systemic Racism

Teachers took time this summer for a two and a half day workshop held at the The Montessori School of Northampton to explore and learn about Analyzing & Understanding Systemic Racism. Put on by the Crossroads Anti Racism group, participants came from schools all around the commonwealth. With 30-40 attendants, including schools from Boston as...

Science & Technology merge in the JFK Classroom
October 2, 2018October 2, 2018
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Science & Technology merge in the JFK Classroom

As JFK Middle School begins the first month with access to chromebooks, students can be seen importing science data into spreadsheets and graphing their scientific research while examining live reference samples of the macroninvertebrate concentrations found in local pond water. Students in grade 7 science classes were tasked with determining which of their pond water...

Teachers Taking Time for Tech
August 22, 2018August 22, 2018
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Teachers Taking Time for Tech

This week, teachers from the elementary schools, JFK and the high school joined together for a two day tech conference at Ryan Road Elementary School. Led by Tech Integration Specialists, David Cantler, Kate Jopson and Rocky Mariani-Prall as well as DLCS Coordinator, Molly McLoughlin, the conference came about as a joint effort to support teachers...

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