While Allegheny County Health Department indicates that the presence of coronavirus locally remains low, a brief discussion on the disease was held at the recent Hampton Township School District school board meeting.
In an effort to share information about other cultures, seventh-graders at Hampton Middle School offered presentations about life in other countries in a program called “A Trip Around the World.” The students were given a country to research, learn about and then create a presentation about what life is like there, sharing their difference as well as any similarities with the United States.
Congratulations to senior Chris Chengshi. On Saturday, Feb. 29, Chris qualified for the National Catholic Forensic League Tournament in Senate Debate. Chris will join students from around the country to compete Memorial Day weekend in Chicago, Ill.
Hampton High School students in the Honors Geography and Honors English 9 combined course spent Black History Month delving into a unique project intended to highlight “African Americans Who Shook Up The World.” The Academic English 9 and Academic World Geography courses are blocked together to create a combined learning experience that is projects-based. Students […]
A Spring Open House will be held 5:15 to 8:15 p.m. on Thursday, March 5 at A.W. Beattie Career Center on Babcock Boulevard in McCandless. A.W. Beattie’s 20 programs will be on display for all community members interested in learning more about them. Instructors for each program will be joined by current students and alumni […]
Hampton High School’s gymnasium was rocking last week as Hampton’s Unified Bocce team took on Norwin in an exciting back-and-forth match. The Hampton Dog Pound, also known as the student section, came out in full force to support their team. It was a highly contested match that came right down to the wire. In the end, Norwin squeezed out a 3-2 win.
Hampton High School has eights seniors who have been named as finalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. Those students who have earned this distinction are: Chloe An, Christopher Chengshi, Sonia Fung, Brooke Hathhorn, Sanjay Johnson, Ji Min Oh, Annie Waters and Eric Xu.
At Poff, Wyland and Central Elementary Schools, Carl Good, the school resource officer, annually does a program called Checkpoint Charlie with second graders. The program is geared toward helping children live safe lives by learning some important rules to follow. The program also included a coloring contest. Prizes for the coloring contest were donated by the township police and local businesses and included: Hampton Township Jr. Police T-shirt, $5 Bruster’s gift card, Vocelli’s Pizza Gift package, a police badge, and pencil holder case.
Poff physical education teacher Paige Serbin is always thinking of ways to help promote healthy habits with her students and their families. While swimming at the Cranberry YMCA, one such idea popped into her head. “I saw this great, fun place for kids to play and thought how nice it would have been when my […]
Allegheny County school districts — including two in the North Hills and six others in the region — have been asked to change school policies that violate the constitutional right of students to freely express their religious beliefs, according to a nonprofit legal organization specializing in First Amendment issues.
Taco is a 55 lb, 2 year old pit mix who ran off from a Hampton vet’s office on Saturday, 2/1. He is from a local shelter and is being fostered in the Gibsonia area. He was wearing a collar, harness and two leashes. Taco is very afraid of people, but is NOT aggressive. We […]