To fire up her third grade class, Mrs. Blumetti has them repeat after her: “WE ARE … ST. ANNE’S!” The class includes Julia Jennings, Jax Rhinehart, Mia Avila and Patrick Parkes. Copyright -
Cynthia Kurtz, kindergarten teacher, tries to line up her students for the first time in their lives: Isaac DeJesus, Rebecca Bowlby, Vincenzo Amato, Colin Kelly, Grace Apgar, Andrew Guidon, Noah Flick, Wyatt Young and Sawyer Grant. Copyright -
Fr. Anthony Mongiello, pastor of St. Anne’s, greets two returning students, Joseph Muhoro, fifth grade, and his sister, Mary Ann Muhoro, first grade. Copyright -
Vivian Rizos and Melody Mateo, both first graders, arrive at school with their mothers. Copyright -
Karen Bentz, principal of St. Anne’s school, walks to the building with Evalyz Vargas, a third grader. Copyright -
PRESS PHOTOS BY DENNIS GLEWExcitement for everyone! Students hurry to the door of St. Anne’s school, while parents catch up on the news of the summer. The students are (R-L) Gabriel Guzevich, second grade; Madeleine Guzevich and Aislinn Schantz, sixth grade. Copyright -
Back to school at St. Anne’s
For some, Aug. 26 was a daunting experience: their first day of school ever. For others it was the first day of their last year at St. Anne’s ES.
A warm welcome awaited all 270 students from Father Anthony Mongiello, Principal Karen Bentz and teachers from kindergarten to eighth grade.
Shortly after arriving, they all gathered in the gym, where Father Mongiello led them in a prayer. Then each class and teacher were introduced. Introductions were followed by an all-student parade around the block, with each student holding up a sign which read “St. Anne’s School, Bethlehem, PA.” So began a new school year at St. Anne’s.