Northern Bedford High School

Northern Bedford County Middle/High School

Address
152 NBC Drive, 16659
United States
Information
School type
Director Scott King
Principal Trevor Replogle and David Burkett
Faculty 43.1
Grades
Enrollment 642 (as of 2007-08)
Student to teacher ratio 15:1
Color(s)
Information (814) 766-2221
Website

www.nbcsd.org

campus type = Rural

(commonly NBC) is a coeducational combination public middle school and public secondary school in Loysburg, Pennsylvania, United States, serving students in grades 6–12. The school is operated by a private company under contract with the county,

History[edit]

NBC became a reality in 1957 with the jointure of three high schools in to one. Classes were held in the three high schools until construction of the current High School was completed on May 8, 1963 for a cost of $1.25 Million Dollars. An addition of six classrooms, service areas and a Vocational Building/Greenhouse was completed in 1976-77.

Alma Mater[edit]

The Alma Mater was written by NBC class of 1973 alum Ellen M. Stuckey:
Hail to You, O Northern Bedford, where childhood dreams began to grow.
Hail to you, O Northern Bedford, You taught us what we needed to know.

With traditions of discipline and honor
In tasks both great and small
Making great effort and achieving
The best education for all, O.

Hail to You, O Northern Bedford, where childhood dreams began to grow.
Hail to you, O Northern Bedford, You taught us what we needed to know.

For years you faithfully provided
Opportunities for achievement and growth.
Now we want to honor you by living
Lives full of service and worth, O . . .
Hail to You, O Northern Bedford, where childhood dreams began to grow.
Hail to you, O Northern Bedford, You taught us what we needed to know

Graduation Requirements[edit]

Students at Northern Bedford must complete 28.5 Credits of coursework, and complete a Cultamating Project as well as score "profiecent" or above on the PSSA's:

Coursework Breakdown[edit]

  • English - 4.0 Credits
  • Math - 3 or 4 Credits, depending or not if the student plans to attend a four year school after or not
  • Science - 3 or 4 Credits, depending or not if the student plans to attend a four year school after or not
  • Social Studies - 3 or 4 Credits, depending or not if the student plans to attend a four year school after or not
  • Arts/Humaities - 2 Credits
  • Electives - 6 Credits (Including CTE Courses, which are held on-site)
  • Physical Education - 2 Credits
  • Health - 0.5 Credit
  • Family/Consumer Science - 0.5 Credit (Grade 12)
  • Graduation Project - 0.5

Career-Technology Education[edit]

The school has a Vocational Building on-site in which students can participate in a trade:

  • Agriculture
  • Automotive Technology
  • Building Construction
  • Horticulture

The following clubs are available at Northern Bedford:

  • After 3
  • Band
  • Band Front
  • Chess
  • Chorus
  • Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)
  • Future Classroom and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)
  • Horticulture Club
  • National Honor Society
  • Press Club
  • Prom Junior Class Advisors
  • SADD
  • Scholastic Scrimmage
  • Senior Trip Class Advisors
  • Ski Club
  • Sport Shooting
  • Varsity Club
  • Yearbook

Notable Alumni[edit]

  • Clay Dodson (Class of 2009)
  • Cody Grace (Class of 2009)
  • Ken Huntsman (Class of 1970)
  • A.J. Nastasi (Class of 1998)
  • Brian Sell (Class of 1996)
  • Chad Mickle (Class of 1992)

Interesting facts:

Northern Bedford County Middle/High School (commonly NBC) is a coeducational combination public middle school and public secondary school in Loysburg, Pennsylvania, United States, serving students in grades 6–12. The school is operated by a private company under...

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