Science Olympiad – 2016

Science Olympiad 2016
On March 2nd, 2016, 11 students from New Hope Academy participated in the regional Science Olympiad competition at Newman University. While there the students competed in 7 events: Air Trajectory, Bridge Building, Chemistry Lab, Electric Vehicle, Fossils, Game On, and Write It Do It. Of those events they placed in the top half of the 35 schools in four of those events. Our top ...
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New Hope Academy Ski Trip – 2016

On Friday, February 26, 2016, New Hope Academy braved the frigid temperatures and whipping winds and took to the slopes for its annual ski trip at Blue Mountain, located in Palmerton, PA. Students from the Yardley campus met at 7:30 to board the luxurious Starr bus, where they could rest and relax before a day of physical endurance. After driving to the Doylestown campus, where...
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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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“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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Trenton Thunder: Visit and Game

The recognition by the Thunder, the Double-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, was a part of the team’s annual HOPE Week (Helping Others Persevere and Excel), which honors organizations who consistently help, motivate, and give back to their communities.   On Wednesday, September 2, players and coaches from the baseball team stopped by the school’s Yardley campus to se...
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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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