Category: Accomplished Students

October 16, 2017October 13, 2017
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Jackson Street Seed Investigation

Click here to see a panoramic view of the students’ work. The Jackson Street second grade investigated how seeds become new plants.  One part of the process is the dispersal of the seed from the plant.  The teacher’s explanation is below. Follow the link above to see the students’ full work.  

October 13, 2017October 12, 2017
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Bridge Street Collaboration

Click here for the full gallery of photos. This past week 1st and 4th grade got together for a joint activity.  4th graders helped the 1st grade students learn about measurement as part of the math curriculum.  Then small groups split up to read together.  Here 4th graders are doing a read aloud for their...

October 13, 2017October 13, 2017
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4th Grade Investigates Puerto Rican History

From Mr. Strouse’s 4th grade class.  Find the full album of pictures here. Mr. Strouse’s 4th graders studied the history of Borinquén, or Puerto Rico, through the book “Parrots Over Puerto Rico.”  This illustrated timeline tells the history of the Puerto Rican parrots and people!

Special Olympics
June 2, 2017June 2, 2017
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Special Olympics

NORTHAMPTON — A tall, lanky 15-year-old approaches a hurdle made of rope strung between plastic cones. An athlete at a Special Olympics track and field event, he is guided by an aide to step over one hurdle after another. Cheers of “We got it!” and “Yes!” come from watching teachers, peers and parents, as the boy,...

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...

Northampton Middle School Students Take Flight
April 30, 2017May 24, 2017
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Northampton Middle School Students Take Flight

By Kait Walsh Published: April 24, 2017, 6:05 pm Updated: April 24, 2017, 6:44 pm NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WWLP) – Dreams took flight for 17 students at Northampton Airport Monday morning. For ten weeks, the select 8th graders from JFK Middle School in Northampton learned about aviation in an after school program known as Northampton Airport...

NHS Students Produce Award-Winning Documentary
April 30, 2017May 24, 2017
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NHS Students Produce Award-Winning Documentary

Marissa Tousey-Pfarrer—mtouseyp2@gmail.com By Nicole DeFeudis For the Gazette Tuesday, April 18, 2017   NORTHAMPTON — Two Northampton High School students, Phoebe Jessup and Elena Frogameni, don’t just read the news — they participate in it. The students received honorable mention for their documentary submission in C-SPAN’s national 2017 StudentCam competition. With their documentary, titled “Trust...

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