After nearly five months of blocking, vocal, and dance rehearsals, members of Liberty theatre’s cast and crew performed a beautiful production of “Beauty and the Beast” April 11-13. Over 70 actors, 25 musicians, 30 crew members, a team of costume mistresses, and four directors contributed to the creation of a fairytale-like musical of dancing silverware and enchanted objects.
Family members: My parents are Jennifer and David Zambo. I have two younger sisters, Emma and Sarah.
Favorite subject: My favorite subjects are physics because I enjoy math and science, and government because I enjoy debating, public speaking and discussing current events.
Moravian College graduation events
Baccalaureate will be held at 5 p.m. on May 10, in Central Moravian Church, 73 W. Church St. Commencement 2019 will begin at 10 a.m. on May 11 on the John Makuvek Field behind the Haupert Union Building, between W. Locust, W. Laurel and Monacacy streets and Mauch Chunk Road. Please do not wear spiked or stiletto high heels; a thicker or wedge heel will work best.
BASD: Parent Tech Academy
Who knew a bunch of elementary school students could possibly plan over an hour’s worth of material to showcase all on their own? Fountain Hill ES Leadership Day Prep Club had its first ever ‘student only’ planned Leadership Day Feb. 22 and it was spectacular. This year’s event was planned by students under the supervision of kindergarten and first grade teacher Victoria Knepp and themed around Dr. Seuss and his children’s books.
Bethlehem Area Vocational-Technical Students have been preparing for the upcoming Lehigh Valley Autism Walk to be hosted at the SteelStacks April 27. Students have been preparing the famous puzzle pieces made of particle board that the children customize to their own design. So far the students cut, sanded and base coated 350 pieces. Approximately e18 students have assisted in preparing the pieces and another 21 students will participate in the walk.
Saucon Valley HS held its annual Mr. Saucon event March 21. This event revolves around senior boys who volunteer to perform in a whimsical beauty pageant. The boys participate in many different activities ranging from bathing suit contests to talent shows to a question and answer session.
United Way Emerging Leaders, a United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley (UWGLV) affinity group, helped Bethlehem students celebrate Dr. Seuss Day and National Read Across America Week March 7. Volunteers read stories written by Dr. Seuss to 400 second through fifth grade students at Fountain Hill ES. They also participated in other Dr. Seuss related activities like a game of Dr. Seuss Says, a spin-off of Simon Says. Themed coloring and activity books, generously donated by Working Dog Press, pencils and erasers were also distributed to all students to enjoy.
Family members: I live with my mom and dad and have two older brothers, Andrew, 23, and Alex, 21.
Favorite subject: Math is my favorite subject because I like solving problems. I also enjoy English because it allows me to express myself through writing.
Activities: I am a competitive dancer outside of school and I am a co-captain of the FHS dance team. I also am a member of THON, in the Family Relations Committee and a member of National Honor Society.
Next steps: I plan to attend college and dual major in elementary education and dance.