New York Trip – 2015

 New Hope Academy students and staff took a bite out of the Big Apple on Wednesday, December 9, for the annual field trip to New York City. After meeting at the Yardley campus bright and early at 7:00 am, everyone boarded two Starr buses and took to the open road. Our first stop was the Columbus Circle Holiday Market, located right outside of Central Park. There, everyone coul...
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Rock Climbing Trip

By: Chris Martin On December 3rd, 2015, 9 students from New Hope Academy’s Yardley campus attended the Fall 2015 Rock Climbing Trip with Mark Beuerle and Caryn Search for a day of fun climbing walls with rocks. The students who attended, Eric Branchek, Alex Goodkind, Evan Meyers, Austin Makatura, Chris Martin, Taylor Cseplo, Nathan Tatar, Lexi McGinty and Eddie Karklis, couldn'...
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NHA Presents Up the Down Staircase

Cast of Up The Down Staircase
Riiiiiiiinnnnnnnggggg ... Went the final school bell on New Hope Academy's closing production of UP THE DOWN STAIRCASE this past Saturday night at the Yardley Community Center.     16 student actors, and 5 musicians and tech crew members wrapped the comedic performance in front of an enthusiastic audience made up of parents, family, teachers, friends and NHA alumnae.           ...
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“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

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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