PRESS PHOTOS BY NATE JASTRZEMSKIThe Lehigh Valley Charter HS for the Arts’ new pocket park was finished at the Third Street building’s front corner near the end of last school year. Several clubs and classes – such as the Environmental Club and AP Biology course students – worked with administrators and even attended municipal meetings to observe the processes of getting something done with local
Dean of Academic Affairs Carise Comstock and Executive Director Diane LaBelle join students in clearing out holes for emerald green arborvitae. The space is intended for use as an outdoor classroom and outdoor space for students to perform during community events.
Arts Alliance member Gwen Stark fills in around the roots of a shrub from local landscaping company Plantique. President Bruce Fritzinger participated throughout the park’s creation and said, “This is the perfect classroom.”
Pocket park blooms on Third Street