Chicago Cast & Crew Trip

On Wednesday, March 27th the cast, pit, and crew of Chicago took a trip to Harlem, New York. The trip started with a presentation at the National Jazz Museum in Harlem, where students learned about the Harlem Renaissance. They also learned how Jazz music, specifically music by black artists, in the 20's impacted our cultural society back then and today. Many students only knew ...
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Science Olympiad 2019

On Thursday, March 14th New Hope Academy participated in the annual Central East Science Olympiad competition.  We traveled to Kutztown University to participate against other local area high schools in a variety of competitions, ranging from identifying fossils to analyzing circuits to cryptography.  The team had been preparing for these events since the beginning of the schoo...
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2019 Ski Trip

On Friday, February 22nd, 2019, students and staff from New Hope Academy hit the slopes for its annual ski trip to Blue Mountain, located in Palmerton, PA. After traveling through the Pocono Mountains and arriving to the resort, the group split up: some went skiing, some snowboarded. NHA Yardley director Dave Kennedy stayed back in the lodge, where he kept a watchful eye on stu...
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Michener Museum Trip

Students from the Doylestown campus visited the Michener Art Museum. The museum is a independent, non-profit cultural institution dedicated to preserving, interpreting and exhibiting the art and cultural heritage of the Bucks County region. Our students studied a variety of art pieces displayed at Michener for their Art History class.
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Shakespeare Trip

A group of Yardley and Doylestown students and teachers were treated to a special matinee performance of “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)” on Friday, January 11 at the Music Mountain Theatre in Lambertville, NJ. “The Complete Works” takes the audience through all 37 of Shakespeare's plays - the histories, the tragedies, and the comedies - in just 97 minut...
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Rock Climbing Trip

Ten students and two teachers from the Yardley campus of New Hope Academy visited the Doylestown Rock Gym in Doylestown, PA, on Wednesday, November 28. 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 ...
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New York Trip – 2018

New Hope Academy students and staff stormed the city that never sleeps on Wednesday, December 12, for the annual field trip to New York City. After meeting at the Yardley campus at 8:00 am, everyone boarded two Starr buses and took to the open road. The first leg of the trip was Dave and Buster’s on 42nd Street, where everyone ate lunch. After the meal, students had until 12:30...
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St. Joe’s University Trip

On November 7th, a group of students and teachers from the Yardley and Doylestown campuses attended a trip to Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia. Lucking out with beautiful weather, the group enjoyed a tour around SJU's campus and visited some of its academic and recreational buildings. Favorite stops included the university's source of school spirit, the much-cherished ...
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Noises Off: Cast Trip

The cast of Noises Off had two days of fun-filled adventure! On Tuesday, October 16th, the cast did a brush up rehearsal and went over the beginning of the show. Next, they went out to the Langhorne Coffee House and enjoyed a mix of breakfast, lunch, coffee, and snacks. After eating, the cast had a picnic at Playwicki Park, where they ate cookies shaped like doors and sardines;...
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Summer Beach Trip – 2018

On Wednesday, August 9, 2017, students and staff from New Hope Academy's ESY program celebrated the summer in the most appropriate way - they spent the day at the beach! Spring Lake, NJ was the perfect setting for the beautiful day. After slathering on the sunscreen, the gang settled in for a day of summer fun. Some swam in the waters of the Atlantic, while others soaked up the...
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