Category: Northampton High School

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...

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...

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...

IT Students Back to School
August 22, 2018August 22, 2018
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IT Students Back to School

By Bera Dunau NORTHAMPTON — The first day of school for students in Northampton Public Schools will be Aug. 30. However, students in a new IT program at Northampton High School launching this year have already been hard at work in internships over the summer. The IT Innovation Pathway Scope and Sequence was started this...

New Information Technology Pathway at NHS
May 16, 2018May 16, 2018
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New Information Technology Pathway at NHS

By Emily Cutts NORTHAMPTON — A new program set to begin this fall at Northampton High School is aimed at preparing students for a career in the information technology field. The high school has created the Information Technology Innovation Pathway through a partnership with Greenfield Community College and Tech Foundry, a Springfield program that trains...

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