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District News: Spirit day set for April 7 at Moore Elementary School

Moore Elementary School will have a spirit day April 7. Wear your favorite baseball team jersey.


Report cards will be available on Sapphire April 8 for the secondary school’s third marking period.


Northampton Area School District is in need of substitute teachers, instructional assistants, custodians, health room assistants, nurses, hall monitors and security guards.

Visit Substitute Information under the Employment page of the website, nasdschools.org, for more information.


Northampton Area High School is hiring custodial positions for the summer, which start on or before June 13 and will continue through Aug. 11. Students must be at least 16 years of age. The position involves cleaning duties; field and lawn care, such as mowing, weeding and weed-whacking; moving furniture and supplies; painting and other projects.

For more information and to apply, visit the main office.


To register your child for kindergarten and first grade for the 2022-23 academic year, visit the NASD website, click on Enroll Now at the right, then 2022-2023 Kindergarten Registration and follow the directions.

Admission to kindergarten requires the child to be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1. Admission to first grade requires the child to be 6 years old on or before Sept. 1.

Children currently enrolled in kindergarten in NASD do not need to register for first grade.

There are health requirements to register.

Immunization records must show the following: four doses of tetanus, diphtheria and acellular pertussis (one dose on or after the fourth birthday); four doses of polio (fourth dose on or after the fourth birthday and at least six months after previous dose given); two doses of measles, mumps, rubella (usually given as MMR); three doses of hepatitis B; and two doses of varicella (chickenpox) or evidence of immunity.

Physical and dental examinations are also required for entrance into kindergarten and may be completed up to one year before entrance into kindergarten. The dental and physical forms for these exams are available on the NASD website.

There are also additional requirements to enroll. Upload to the online application the following: original birth certificate or proof of birth date; two proofs of residency in NASD that also verify parent/guardian name and address (utility bill, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation identification or driver’s license, PennDOT vehicle registration, copy of state/federal program enrollment, copy of paycheck stub with name and address of employee and employer, residency affidavit or copy of mortgage, lease or rental agreement); and custody papers (if applicable).

If you are unable to register online at home, call your child’s school for assistance - Northampton Borough Elementary at 610-262-6430, Lehigh Elementary at 610-767-1191, George Wolf Elementary at 610-837-1833 or Moore Elementary at 610-837-1859.


High school students who are looking for volunteering opportunities can visit volunteerlv.org. It is a great way to give back to the community and is a wonderful life lesson.


Do you have any school news? This column is a compilation of upcoming school events in NASD. Teachers, administrators, parents, students, coaches, PTAs, club advisers and any other community members are invited to share their upcoming activities. Email me at jamb87@hotmail.com with “Northampton school news” in the subject line at least a week before an event.