Rock Climbing Trip – 2017

Eight students and two teachers from the Yardley campus of New Hope Academy visited the Doylestown Rock Gym in Doylestown, PA, on Wednesday, November 15. Upon arrival, the climbers were given harnesses to wear that attached to the ropes. After a brief intro and tutorial, the climbers were instructed to climb from side-to-side a 4-foot section of the wall that wrapped around hal...
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Behind the Scenes of RENT

The extraordinarily talented students of New Hope Academy performed the musical “Rent” on Friday, May 5 and Saturday, May 6, 2017 at the Yardley Community Centre. A story of friendship, forgiveness, and love, “Rent” centers on seven friends living in New York City who struggle with living honestly and creatively in a world that often requires conformity. Backed up by the equall...
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New Hope Academy presents: RENT

The extraordinarily talented students of New Hope Academy performed the musical “Rent” on Friday, May 5 and Saturday, May 6, 2017 at the Yardley Community Centre. A story of friendship, forgiveness, and love, “Rent” centers on seven friends living in New York City who struggle with living honestly and creatively in a world that often requires conformity. Backed up by the equall...
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Beauty and the Beast Cast Trip

Beauty and the Beast Cast Trip
The Beauty and the Beast Cast Field TripOn Friday April 1st, New Hope Academy’s drama staff and students took a trip over to the Quakerbridge Mall for a day full of fun. The cast of Beauty and the Beast participated in their own cooking class at Sur La Table, where they made French pastries in theme of their upcoming production. The chiefs taught everyone how to use the various...
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World Chess Champion Cristian Chirila visits NHA

Cristian Chirila
See the press release video in the Courier Times!On March 22, 2016, New Hope Academy will have the great honor of hosting yet another former World Chess Champion. In 2011, five time Olympic chess champion Susan Polgar came to NHA to talk to the students about the relationship between the strategies of chess and our lives. This year, former World Champion and Grand Master Cristi...
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NHA Choir Visits UPenn Counterparts

 On Friday, March 4, 2016 the NHA choir took a trip to Philadelphia to participate in a workshop with the Penn Counterparts. First, the students, along with Dave Boyd, Cameron Stahl, Jenna Parrilla and Eric Jaber ate a hearty lunch at the New Deck Tavern. Next, the men of the Penn Counterparts, a nationally recognized acapella group took the choir on a tour of the Univer...
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New Hope Academy Ski Trip – 2016

On Friday, February 26, 2016, New Hope Academy braved the frigid temperatures and whipping winds and took to the slopes for its annual ski trip at Blue Mountain, located in Palmerton, PA. Students from the Yardley campus met at 7:30 to board the luxurious Starr bus, where they could rest and relax before a day of physical endurance. After driving to the Doylestown campus, where...
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Why We Need Feminism

Feminism is “the belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities.” There are many misconceptions on what feminism actually is, people let stereotypes inform their view on this subject, instead of educating themselves. Although we have made great strides in the fight for equality, we are nowhere near finished.On average, women that work full time are paid 21...
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Does Pop Culture Deserve Serious Study?

  In the article Does Pop Culture Deserve Serious Study? by Holly Epstein Ojalva, many questions are raised about reality television shows and other forms of pop culture. Ojalva talks mostly about the reality television show Jersey Shore. Many people wonder what the point of reality television is; if it’s just for fun or if there’s a deeper meaning to it. Some reality shows mig...
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