Graduation 2019

“Fill your lives with joy” was Kathleen Rosso-Gana’s advice to New Hope Academy’s graduating class of 2019. June 7th was a day that certainly changed the worlds of many, for that was the day NHA held its 19th commencement ceremony at the Sheraton Bucks County Hotel. The enthusiastic graduates smiled in anticipation as they sat among their school administrators. Family, friends,...
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SPRINGFEST 2019

On Friday, May 17, the talented students of New Hope Academy participated in the school’s annual Springfest 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. Performances included Adriana Aponte’s rendition of Hozier’s “CHerry Wine”; Oliver Dw...
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Prom 2019

Friday, April 12, 2019 was the night every high school student anticipates all year long - Prom Night! This year, the theme for New Hope Academy’s prom was "Old Hollywood.” Held at the Sheraton Hotel in Langhorne, PA, the evening began with the arrival of the students, when seniors could find their names on the “Walk of Fame” and guests could literally walk the red carpet! Ever...
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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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Senior Season Kickoff 2019

New Hope Academy held its annual Senior Season Kick-Off Ceremony on Wednesday, February 27, 2019. Seniors, their parents and guardians, and the NHA staff gathered together at the Yardley campus to celebrate this exciting time of year. Everyone was promised that the rest of the school year would fly by and before they knew it, they would be in their caps and gowns, accepting the...
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The R.E.A.L Deal 2019 – Issue 3

NHA’s student newspaper, The R.E.A.L. Deal released its third issue for the 2018/19 school year on Friday, March 15th. 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 Valentine's Day, an article the NHA Ski Trip, a preview of NHA's upcom...
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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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