Scenes from the STEM Expo at Neshaminy High School

  1. Evan Bauer (left) learns about computer animation from Madelyn Spina in the Film and Animation class.
  1. Jake Gopal (front) learns about game design from Josh Taylor.
  1. Jules Zamorano (left), of Feasterville, shows Anna Cieri, of Langhorne, how to control the robot she built in her honors robotics class.
  1. Phoebe and Rachel Lamb make slime with Mad Science.
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NHS wins first and second place at Bucks County Envirothon

by June Portnoy

Neshaminy High School’s (NHS) two environmental science teams won first and second place in the Bucks County Conservation District’s (BCCD) annual Envirothon, held at Bucks County Audubon Society’s headquarters at Honey Hollow in New Hope, on Friday, May 1st.

As a result NHS’s first place team qualified to participate at the state competition at the University of Pittsburgh Johnstown campus on May 19th and 20th.

“I have been bringing my students to the Bucks County Envirothon for over a decade,” said Brian Suter, NHS’s AP environmental science teacher and lead science teacher for the Neshaminy School District. “It’s always a valuable experience for these kids.

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NHS wins first and second place at Bucks County Envirothon

by June Portnoy

Neshaminy High School’s (NHS) two environmental science teams won first and second place in the Bucks County Conservation District’s (BCCD) annual Envirothon, held at Bucks County Audubon Society’s headquarters at Honey Hollow in New Hope, on Friday, May 1st.

As a result NHS’s first place team qualified to participate at the state competition at the University of Pittsburgh Johnstown campus on May 19th and 20th.

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Feasterville Rotary honors Celina Lee as ‘Student of the Month’

Feasterville resident Celina Lee, a student at Neshaminy High School, was recognized as March’s “Student of the Month” at the Feasterville Rotary Club’s breakfast meeting on March 10th.

Celina has attended Neshaminy schools for the past four years. Her GPA is 3.8 and she ranks 107th in a class of 651. Her senior program of study includes Honors Calculus, AP English 12, Honors Chemistry 2, AP Environmental Science, Child Development, AP Psychology, and Spanish Honors 5.

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NHS students perform at state festival

The Neshaminy High School Music Department congratulates the following students that were selected for the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association All-State Music Festival held in Hershey, PA in March. The students include:

  •  All-State Band: Danny Aslanian – Clarinet, Stephanie Rue – Horn, Adam Victor – Trumpet;
  • All-State Wind Ensemble: Andrew Northrup – Baritone Sax, Stephen Hopkins – Horn;
  • All-State Choir:  Joey Rippert – Tenor.

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NHS welcomes new football head coach

submitted by Reed Hennessy, Editor-in-Chief, The Playwickian, Neshaminy High School

“It is an extreme honor to be named head coach,” said Steve Wilmot, biology teacher and new head coach of the football team at Neshaminy High School.

“Neshaminy has such a rich football tradition that has included legendary coaches and players known throughout the whole state.”

Since the departure of former head coach Michael Frederick was announced last month the search for the new head coach has been led by assistant principal and athletic director Tom Magdelinskas. Familiarity with the team and community will certainly not be a problem for Wilmot as he has served as an assistant coach on the team for the past 20 years, most recently holding the position of offensive coordinator.

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Scenes from Neshaminy High School Gym Night

  1. Getting air-borne for the obstacle course.
  1. In costume for the “Hawaii” exhibition, from left, Mackensie Compton, Erica Glasson, Alyssa Antonelly, Sophia Beretski, and Summer Fox.
  1. Red Team captains Ben Matzke and Maggie Oswald charge up the crowd.
  1. RJ Boop, Abby Gibson, and Julia Barnett showed their true (blue) colors.
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Scenes from Neshaminy High School Gym Night

  1. The senior girls obstacle course kept them hopping!
  1. As part of the 11th grade exhibition, “Hawaii,” these young ladies were dressed as…wait for it…pineapples. From left, Emily Curran, Mirando Foster, Julia Andreozzi, and Morgan Goldenbaum.
  1. Energy levels were high!
  1. Blue Team Senior Captains, Dan Dogba and Melissa Carson
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Neshaminy Valley Music Theatre to present ‘Nice Work If You Can Get It’

The Neshaminy Valley Music Theatre (NVMT) has announced its 2015 musical production of “Nice Work If You Can Get It.” This “new” Gershwin musical recently concluded its smash Broadway run starring Matthew Broderick, where it earned multiple Tony Awards. NVMT is honored to present the Philadelphia area premier of this hilarious musical romp featuring the classic songs of George and Ira Gershwin.

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NHS recognizes outstanding senior athletes during signing ceremony

by June Portnoy

During a signing ceremony held Wednesday, February 4th, 12 Neshaminy High School (NHS) senior athletes signed letters of intent to play at the collegiate level after they graduate this year. This day coincided with National Letter of Intent day across the country.

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