Bethlehem Press

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

SCHOOL NEWS

Monday, February 11, 2019 by The Press in School

STATE Safe2Say introduced to students

Pennsylvania recently implemented a statewide, 24/7, tip line for reporting school-related threats. This new tip line is called Safe2Say Something and is focused on providing middle school and high school students across our state a tool for anonymously reporting threats. Any tips reported to Safe2Say Something involving our district will be shared with our school safety team and local law enforcement for immediate action. Over the next week, all middle school and high school students will receive information at school about the Safe2Say Something program including information on how to text, call or email to report a concern. Details regarding Safe2Say Something are posted on the district’s website as parents and community members statewide can also download the app and report threats. Please review the website at www.safe2saypa.org/ for these details.

BASD Foundation dinner March 19

The Foundation for the Bethlehem Area School District will hold a 20th anniversary dinner, sponsored by St. Luke’s University Health Network, at 5:30 p.m. on March 19 at the Sands Event Center.

The proceeds will support the district’s 13,500 students through teacher innovation, service-learning and leaders of tomorrow grants, project “Lead the Way” engineering and biomedical science programs, curriculum-based field trips and the Farm to School program at Broughal Middle School.

The foundation provides opportunities for all students of the Bethlehem Area School District.

For more information and other news, visit https://basdwpweb.beth.k12.pa.us/thefoundation/.

Broughal ‘Little Mermaid Feb. 15-17

Friday, February 15 through Sunday, February 17

The Little Mermaid, 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday. 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Broughal Middle School Theatre Program. For tickets, visit www.showtix4u.com.events/broughal.

BATVS Souper Bowl champions

Twenty teams competed at the 10th annual Souper Bowl culinary contest on Jan. 26 in the Musikfest Cafe at ArtsQuest.

The culinary arts students from Bethlehem Area Vocational-Technical School, with an entry of pumpkin bisque with smoked gouda, were the 2019 Souper Bowl Champions.

The competition raised $19,000 for the Arts Education Fund for ArtsQuest, the nonprofit that presents Musikfest, Christkindlmarkt Bethlehem and programs at the Banana Factory arts center and SteelStacks.

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