Category Archives: School

News, events, and more for the Nazareth Area School District.

2011 Nazareth Graduate To Sit On School Board

Jacob Allen, 18, and a 2011 graduate of Nazareth High School has been unanimously appointed to fill a vacant seat in the Nazareth Area School Board. Allen was the only person to express interest after John Marino vacated he seat after moving out of the area required by his seat. Allen has attended every school…

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Nazareth School Board Rejects Drivers Ed Proposal

The Nazareth School Board has unanimously voted to reject the proposal to restore the driver’s education program that was cut due to budget concerns. Last month Superintendent Lesky proposed retoring one of the two positions previously used for the program but since the teachers union wouldnt agree to salary freezes or other cost saving measures…

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Nazareth Wrestlers Find Loophole

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The Nazareth Senior wrestlers charged with dealing drugs at Jacobsburg Park have found a loophole that may keep them on the mat for the 2010/11 season. Ryan Krecker and Franco Ferraina were charged earlier this month on various drug charges. The school district has a policy in plan that bans extra-curricular activity for one year…

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Holy Family School To Celebrate 100th Anniversary

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The Holy Family Catholic School is celebrating its 100th anniversary Sept 17th – 19th. The school which was founded in September 1910 started as a few rooms in the church. It later expanded into its current facility housing 300+ students in grades K-8. The 3 days celebrations will include the following events: 9/17 – Alumni…

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NASD and Lower Nazareth Twp Exchange Blows Over Solar Farm

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Lower Nazareth Twp and the Nazareth Area School District are still at odds over the solar farm the school would like to build in the township. The Nazareth Area School District called  a press conference yesterday to explain what the impact of losing out on the $966,000 state grant could mean for this district. Superintendent…

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Changes Coming to Nazareth Internet Usage Policy

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The Nazareth Area School District is proposing changes to its Internet Use Policy which effectively makes it opt out as opposed to opt in. The current policy allows network and internet access to students only after a parent signs a consent form authorizing their child to use these services. The new policy being proposed reverses…

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Lower Nazareth Twp Sued Over Denial of Solar Panels For School

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The NASD as well as Kenyon Energy is suing the township after not receiving approval for the 3 acre solar farm planned behind the elementary school. Last month the Township Supervisors denied approval of the project stating that it had to go through the zoning board before they would consider it. The concern was that…

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