“Up the Down Staircase” Cast Trip- 2015

BY: BENJAMIN KIM On November 10th 2015 New Hope Academy’s cast of Up the Down Staircase visited the Walnut Street Theater for a tour and acting workshop. The day was beautiful and the ride to the theater held much anticipation for what the day held for us. Upon arrival at the theater, we took a tour. We met our tour guide Ashley, who showed us the ins and out. During our tour w...
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Princeton Day School Chess Tournament

Congratulations to the New Hope Academy Chess team who competed this weekend at the Princeton Day School Chess Tournament. Evan Myers, a veteran of the NHA Chess team took first place, finishing undefeated with 2.5 points out of 3 in the Under 1400 section. Impressively it was the first Chess tournament for two new members of the NHA Chess team!We'll have a full writeup on the ...
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Pawn Sacrifice- Chess Club Screening

On Wednesday, October 30th, 2015, New Hope Academy’s Chess Club went to see the movie Pawn Sacrifice. Nine students went in total, along with Bela, the chess teacher; Dan, a graduate from New Hope Academy; and Kathy Rosso-Gana, the founder of the school. All the students met in Bela’s room at 11:15, where they went over a game by chess player Bobby Fischer. They then l...
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NHA Visit to Pennsylvania 9/11 Memorial

Caryn Search's Junior & Senior English Honors students gather for a photo in front of the two fountains
On Friday September 11th 2015, New Hope Academy Yardley English Teacher Caryn Search, took her Junior and Senior Honors English classes to the Garden of Reflection in Upper Makefield Pennsylvania, to view the 9/11 memorial for its fourteen-year anniversary. Many of us were too young to remember the historic event, but the memorial made a huge impact on what America is to us tod...
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NHA Students Grange Fair Art Exhibition

Students from New Hope Academy’s Extended School Year program participated in this year’s Middletown Grange Fair Art Exhibition. Both Digital Photos and unique Art pieces were entered, with a number of students bringing home ribbons awarded by the Grange Fair judges! During the last week of ESY, students from NHA’s Digital Photography class took a trip to the fair to see their ...
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Springfest 2015 Performance Videos

The performances from this year's New Hope Academy Springfest have been uploaded. Enjoy revisiting the variety of talent that these amazing NHA students put on display at the Yardley Community Center! Springfest is NHA's semi annual talent showcase, and this year's presentation was fantastic! Following closely on the heels of "The Sound of Music" did not take any steam a...
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Ice Skating Trip – Flyer’s Skate Zone

Monday March 30th saw New Hope Academy students engage in a classic winter activity, ice-skating at the Flyers Skate Zone in Northeast Philadelphia. Warm enough out to enjoy the springtime temperatures, students returned to the cold conditions of winter by entering the rink. Students and staff donned either figure or hockey skates and had the opportunity to enjoy the entire rin...
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Sound of Music – Field Trip

  On Friday, March 20th, New Hope Academy Drama Club had plans for a field trip. It started as a beautiful spring day ... well, somewhat overcast, and the threat of snow was all over the media, but school was "on", so the trip was "on!" To celebrate our upcoming production of "The Sound of Music," the actors and producers headed off campus to the home of local Be...
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