Valentine’s Day 2019

“All you need is love,” sang The Beatles, and there was plenty of love to go around on Thursday, February 14th, at the Valentine's Day celebration at New Hope Academy. After gathering both campuses in the Family Room at Yardley, NHA president Kathy Rosso-Gana talked about the importance of having love in one’s life and how necessary it is to express that love through kindness. ...
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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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Blue Magic: NHA Chess

At New Hope Academy, chess has been successfully integrated into the curriculum, students learn that chess is much more than a game; it is an interdisciplinary blend of competition, fun, art, and science. By approaching chess academically, students gain essential skills for chess and life. Nha Chess team members, Arsh Jorhi, Devon Hamilton, and Oliver Tenney pose with their...
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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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The R.E.A.L Deal 2018 – Issue 2

NHA's student newspaper, The R.E.A.L. Deal released its second issue for the 2018/19 school year on Friday, October 26th. Editors Michael Riehl and Aria Lee led the newspaper staff from pitching stories, conducting interviews, writing articles, and finally layout and design.  This issue features a cover story on Winterfest, an article the school trip to St. Joe's, plus revi...
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Holiday Feast 2018

  On Thursday, December 20, New Hope Academy’s students and staff gathered together at the Yardley campus for the annual Holiday Feast. This event serves as the capstone to the holiday season, enabling all in attendance the opportunity to celebrate the special time of year. Before the luncheon, students and staff shared stories of holiday traditions, which...
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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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Winterfest 2018

On Friday, December 7, the talented students of New Hope Academy participated in the school’s annual Winterfest at the Yardley Community Centre. Emceed by NHA Director Dave Kennedy, the acts highlighted the various talents and capabilities of students from both the Yardley and Doylestown campuses. The show opened with NHA’s select choir The Hopetones singing The Beatles’ classi...
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