March 1 through 3
Moravian Academy: “The Boy Friend,” 7:30 p.m. March 1, 2; 2 p.m. March 3. Dyer Auditorium, Walter Hall, Moravian Academy, 4313 Green Pond Road. Tickets: visit www.moravianacademy.org.
March 14 through 17
Saucon Valley H.S.: “Curtains,” 7 p.m. March 14, 15, 16; 2 p.m. March 17; 2097 Polk Valley Road, Hellertown. Tickets: visit www.svdtheatre.com.
April 3 through 7
Sedaka to be honored
Moravian College President Bryon Grigsby will confer an Honorary Doctorate degree on Neil Sedaka for his contributions to music at 7:30 p.m. on April 12 in Foy Concert Hall, 342 Main St.
Classically trained at Juilliard, the two-time Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee was one of the first teen idols of the 50s, a tunesmith in the 60s, a superstar in the 70s and, at age 80, still performs to audiences worldwide.
BASD: Snow make-up dates
BASD has will have a half -day of morning school and a teacher in-service in the afternoon April 18 There will be a full day of school April 22. At this time, the last student day remains as June 7, 2019. That date is subject to change depending on future snow days.
BASD: Foundation dinner March 19
Northampton Community College
The music department of the Lehigh Valley Charter HS for the Arts (Charter Arts) will hold its annual Music Faculty Recital Friday, March 15 at 7 p.m. in the Charter Arts Theatre located at 321 East Third St. in Bethlehem. The recital is free and open to the public.
The evening will include a variety of classical, jazz, and contemporary performances. Faculty performers include Matthew Wells, David Macbeth, Chet Brown, Neil Chaban, Kim Seifert, Thomas Maher, Kelsey Kish, Erica Dickson, Amy Chryst and Mike Lorenz.
The Northeast MS Theatre Company presented “The Lion King, Jr.” at two filled to capacity performances Feb. 28 and March 2 and three earlier performances before students and faculty. Based on the Broadway production directed by Julie Taymor and the book by Roger Allers and Irene Mecchi, with music by Elton John and Tim Rice, “Lion King, Jr.” traces the challenges faced and rise to head of the pride by the lion cub Simba.
Family members: Joseph Wickel (father), JoanMarie Wickel (mother), Olivia Wickel (sister), Dalton Wickel (brother)
Favorite subject: AP Government because I want to pursue a career in politics and law
Activities: Varsity field hockey, varsity track and field, Girl Scouts, debate, mock trial, Girl Scouts Take the Lead, yearbook, peer listener president, founder of “junior” peer listeners, the Movement Club, retreat hawk ambassador, National Honor Society, altar server at Notre Dame of Bethlehem Church
Family members: My parents, my brother and me
Favorite subject: History is my favorite subject, because it is very important for us to learn from the past.
Activities: I am a member of student council and peer listener in our school.
Next steps: I am planning to major in sociology in college.
Career goals: I have the desire to be a sociologist simply because I have a passion to make the world a better place.
Heroes: Rosa Parks is the person I respect most, because she had the courage to face reality and injustice.
The calendar has flipped to March, but that does not mean that Old Man Winter is ready to give up anytime soon. Students across Bethlehem, including those at Freedom HS, are hoping for more snow days.
Moravian College has announced it will award a two-year, full tuition Community Scholarship to one Northampton Community College (NCC) student and one Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) student wishing to continue their education in the fall of 2019. NCC and LCCC students earning their associates degree in May are eligible to apply for the scholarship(s) available through their respective schools.