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A Day in the Life:  Kindergarten at RK Finn Ryan Road Elementary School
November 12, 2019November 13, 2019
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A Day in the Life: Kindergarten at RK Finn Ryan Road Elementary School

Becca Herskovitz and Kath McCusker, parents of students in the Northampton Public Schools, have been creating video projects to promote the amazing schools in our district. Producing these videos for School Local, these filmmakers focus on what daily life is like at our lovely, inclusive and caring school, RK Finn Ryan Road Elementary. Enjoy!

Upcoming Events
November 6, 2019November 13, 2019
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Upcoming Events

First Annual JFK Family/Student/Staff BINGO NIGHT Thursday, November 21 5:30 – 7:00 pm JFK Cafeteria Bingo is FREE of charge! There will be pizza, cookies, and drinks available for purchase. Students can use cash or BLUE TICKETS! LOTS of fun Prizes! Come join the FUN! Northampton High School’s Romeo & Juliet gets a new look...

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...

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