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Jackson St. School Garden Provides Hands-On Education
October 12, 2017October 12, 2017
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Jackson St. School Garden Provides Hands-On Education

Diego Irizarry-Gerould, a garden educator with School Sprouts, talks to a fourth-grade class at Jackson Street School in Northampton about what they are going to do during their garden period on Thursday. GAZETTE STAFF/CAROL LOLLIS – Buy this Image NORTHAMPTON — On a sunny fall afternoon, the children at Jackson Street School go outside to weed plants...

Bridge Street’s Soft Open of Walking Bus
October 5, 2017October 5, 2017
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Bridge Street’s Soft Open of Walking Bus

In honor of International Walk to School Day Bridge Street students began their Walking Bus.  Bridge Street School and the PTO hope to begin the program soon. To sign up your student to walk click here. To sign up to be a walking “driver” click here. Continue to the article originally posted on www.gazettenet.com

The Puppet Casters: Middle-Schoolers Learn Balinese ‘Wayang Kulit’ Shadow Puppetry
October 2, 2017October 2, 2017
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The Puppet Casters: Middle-Schoolers Learn Balinese ‘Wayang Kulit’ Shadow Puppetry

JFK Middle School eighth graders Lucy Bernhard, center, and Benjamin Gollis-Pedelaborde, right, perform their own shadow puppet play in the school’s community room after a workshop on the Balinese tradition of puppetry known as Wayang Kulit on Friday, September 8, 2017, in Florence. At left, providing accompaniment is Putu Rekayasa of Indonesia, who, along with...

Back to School: Northampton
August 30, 2017August 30, 2017
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Back to School: Northampton

Jack Silverman, left, and Christopher Sella of Valley Home Improvement work on the exterior trim of the outdoor classroom being built at R.K. Finn Ryan Road School. GAZETTE STAFF / KEVIN GUTTING – Buy this Image NORTHAMPTON — In addition to a structural overhaul at the elementary school level, incoming students at Northampton public schools can expect...

Bringing STEM to life: In cross-pond collaboration, JFK students team up with counterparts in England on water quality projects
May 19, 2017August 22, 2017
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Bringing STEM to life: In cross-pond collaboration, JFK students team up with counterparts in England on water quality projects

NORTHAMPTON — Seventh-graders in the community room of JFK Middle School scoot their chairs toward the front of the room as three uniformed boys appear on a large screen. “Hello! Hello! Hola!” pipe voices from the screen. The American students wave in slow circles to their U.K. counterparts, and the uniformed boys in England mirror...

Northampton High School junior goes all-solar with lawn care business
May 19, 2017May 24, 2017
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Northampton High School junior goes all-solar with lawn care business

NORTHAMPTON — Worries about the environmental impact of maintaining a lawn, from keeping the turf green and healthy to the fumes and noise created when it needs to be cut, have caused some people to wonder whether there is sense in having manicured grass surrounding their homes. By expanding his zero-pollution lawn care enterprise this...

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