New Hope Automobile Show coming in August

The New Hope-Solebury Community Association will present the New Hope Automobile Show, Saturday, August 9th and Sunday, August 10th, 9:00am-4:00pm on the grounds of the New Hope-Solebury High School, 182 West Bridge Street, New Hope. The New Hope Automobile Show features the finest in classic and antique vehicles. This year’s show celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Ford Mustang.

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Aysia Grondahl plays for All-State Rugby Team

New Hope-Solebury High School senior Aysia Grondahl was recently chosen for the Pennsylvania Girls High School All-State Rugby Team. Aysia plays for the Doylestown Girls High School Rugby Club, which recently became the PA State Girls High School Rugby Champions.

On June 1st, the team played in the College Rugby Championships at PPL Park in Philadelphia. This is a nationally televised tournament that selects the best teams from across the country to compete. Although Doylestown lost to New Jersey Blaze by 28-19, it gets an automatic bid to next year’s challenge, which is held in conjunction with the Collegiate Rugby Championships.

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Mackenzie Cavanagh selected for Governor’s School

New Hope-Solebury junior, Mackenzie Cavanagh, has been selected to participate in the 2014 Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Sciences (PGSS) this summer at Carnegie Mellon University. The award is a full scholarship, which includes room, board, tuition and all class fees.

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David Braun recognized for leadership in medicine

New Hope-Solebury High School senior, David Braun, recently attended the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Washington, D.C. and was awarded a special nomination from the National Academic of Future Physicians and Medical Scientists to represent his school and the state of Pennsylvania.

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NH-S High School students prove their ‘eco-sensibility’

by June Portnoy

Four students from New Hope-Solebury High School’s Envirothon Club placed second in the Bucks County Conservation District’s (BCCD) annual Envirothon held Friday, April 25th at Peace Valley Park in Doylestown.

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Students’ math skills add up to a win

Three New Hope-Solebury High School seniors were recently awarded Honorable Mention for their team effort in Moody’s Mega Math (M3), earning them a $1,000 scholarship to be split among them. Dennis Sun, Ondrej Maxian, and Rachel Locke completed the contest in March by filing a paper on how to improve school lunches, and then qualified for the second round in April. The rigorous judging resulted in only 5.6% of the 1,152 submitted papers being selected for recognition.

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Avery Jones selected at Governor’s School at Lehigh University

New Hope-Solebury High School junior, Avery Jones, has been selected to participate in the 2014 Pennsylvania Governor’s School for Engineering and Technology this summer at Lehigh University.

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NH-S students place in state FBLA competition

Eight New Hope-Solebury High School students attended the 2014 Future Business Leaders of America in Hershey, PA from April 7th through April 9th.

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Austin Maloney accepted into Health Career Scholars Academy

New Hope-Solebury High School junior, Austin Maloney, was recently selected to participate in the University of Pittsburgh Health Career Scholars Academy, formerly known as the Pennsylvania Governor’s School for Health Care, to be held June 22nd through July 19th. 

“This unique residential program is held on the main campus of University of Pittsburgh and accepts only 110 highly motivated, thoughtful, hard-working students who are committed to helping others,” commented his guidance counselor, Mrs. Sarah Reeder. 

The UPMC Health System is one of the nation’s most renowned academic medical centers, and Austin will be given the opportunity to meet with professionals who are developing health policy, conduct research, and delivering patient care. 

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YWCA recognizes NH-S High School’s Emma Singer as Teen Volunteer Nominee of the Year

by June Portnoy

Emma Singer, a New Hope-Solebury (NH-S) High School senior, was presented with a certificate of appreciation and a monetary award in recognition of her exemplary volunteer service during the YWCA Buck County’s Volunteer of the Year Awards program, held in conjunction with National Volunteer Week at Bucks County Community College in Newtown on Tuesday, April 8th.

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