Science Olympiad -2017

On March 1, 12 students from New Hope Academy participated in the Southeast PA Regional Science Olympiad competition at Neumann University. The Science Olympiad, an international nonprofit organization, features tournaments comprised of rigorous academic interscholastic competitions. The competitions consist of a series of individual and team events, which students prepare for ...
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Philadelphia Shakespeare Theater

Shakespeare
On Tuesday, April 19, for the third year in a row, students and some English teachers from both the Yardley and Doylestown campuses attended a morning performance at the Philadelphia Shakespeare Theater. This year's offering was "Macbeth", known by some superstitious actors as "The Scottish Play," a reference to the historical belief that simply uttering the title will bring ba...
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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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What is Art?

NHA ART
Art is one of the best medicines. There is no better way to get your emotions out than to unleash them on a piece of paper or canvas. It comes invarious forms and is free for interpretation. It is something that has never been created before. Art is intended to be looked at in more waysthan one, and does not come with guidelines. This means that being an artist doesn’t meant th...
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Why We Need Feminism

Gender Equality
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?

Pop Culture Collage
  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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Are We Losing The Art of Listening?

In one ear out the other
A response by Nadiya Greaser “We have two ears and one tongue, to listen twice as much as we speak.” This African proverb certainly sounds nice, but does it hold true in our society today? In his article, “The Art of Listening,” Henning Mankell writes that while listening is a guiding principle for African culture, it is an idea that has been lost in the chatter of the Wes...
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