Bethlehem Press

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

STUDENT PROFILE - Matt Miller-Brown, LV Charter Arts - Coordinated by Julie Swan

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 by The Press in School

Grade: 12

Family members: Krystal (mom), Kevin (dad), Sam (sister), Meghan (sister)

Favorite subject: My favorite subject is anything music related because I am so passionate about it and strive to improve at drumming every day.

Activities: Advanced Jazz Combo, percussion ensemble, contemporary music ensemble, jazz ensemble, pit orchestra, wind ensemble, member of Tri-M Music Honors Society

Next steps: I plan to attend a four-year university to pursue a dual degree in jazz studies/jazz performance and business.

STUDENT PROFILE - Grace Haas, Liberty HS - compiled by Julie Swan

Monday, April 1, 2019 by The Press in School

Grade: 12

Family members: Mom, Dad, Owen, Emma, Sean and Noah. I am the oldest of five.

Favorite subject: Anything with math. I have taken almost every math class at Liberty. I love that in math there is always one correct answer, and you can always find that answer through logic. I especially liked calculus, which is why I decided to take it again at Lehigh for dual enrollment.

Moravian College offers two BASD seniors scholarships

Monday, April 1, 2019 by NATE JASTRZEMSKI in School

For the fourth year ,Bethlehem Area School District celebrated a pair of exemplary students who will now benefit from full scholarships to Moravian College as a continued symbol of the connection between the college and local schools.

Superintendent Dr. Joseph Roy said Moravian’s focus has long been on first-generation collegegoers and women, so he looks at students with compelling life experiences, but, “It turns out we have a lot of great kids in Bethlehem.”

COLLEGE NOTES

Monday, April 1, 2019 by The Press in School

Northampton Community College

Nurse Aide info program April 10

There will be an information session about NCC’s Nurse Aide program at 6 p.m. April 10 at the Fowler Family Southside Center, 511 E. Third St.

The classes begin May 20. The course covers facts on the career, the training program and how to get started to be a certified nurse aide in less than a month.

To enroll, visit www.northampton.edu/HealthcareCourses. For questions, call 610-332-6585.

COLLEGE NOTES

Monday, March 25, 2019 by The Press in School

Cedar Crest College

Basij-Rasikh May 11 Commencement speaker

Cedar Crest College has announced that Shabana Basij-Rasikh, the co-founder and president of the School of Leadership, Afghanistan, will be the Commencement speaker at 10 a.m. on May 11 at the PPL Center, 701 Hamilton St., Allentown. At that time, she will also receive an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Cedar Crest College.

Article By: The Press

Monday, March 25, 2019 by The Press in School

From February 8-27 over 400 students competed in 52 hands-on skill and leadership competitions. These competitions provided a unique opportunity for some of the most talented career and technical education students in the area to showcase their skills. District Gold Medal winners advance to state and potentially national competitions.

This year, the SkillsUSA Council is partnering with post-secondary educational institutions and area businesses to award over $200,000 in scholarships and prizes to the medalists of twelve competitions.

Saucon Valley HS Theatre presents ‘Curtains’

Monday, March 25, 2019 by The Press in School

“Curtains,” from the creators of “Cabaret” and “Chicago,” is a musical, comedy, whodunit taking place in Boston 1959. Saucon Valley’s theatre program performed “Curtains” to enthusiastic audiences between March 14-17. The plot begins with a backstage murder mystery when the lackluster star of “Robin Hood of the Old West,” Jessica Crenshaw, is murdered during the opening night curtain call. Arriving on the scene is police detective Lt. Frank Cioffi to investigate the crime. It turns out, Cioffi himself is a big fan of theater.

SCHOOL NEWS

Monday, March 25, 2019 by The Press in School

East Hills: Cash bingo April 7

East Hills Band and Orchestra Association cash bingo, 2 to 5 p.m. East Hills M.S., April 7. For tickets, call 610-867-0541, ext. 44137 or email ehboabingo@gmail.com or visit www.ehboa.org.

Charter Arts: Snow make up day

The Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts will be in session as a snow make up day on April 15.

For information, visit https://www.charterarts.org.

Sweeney Todd; guitar; dance programs

STUDENT PROFILE - Liz Cartier, Notre Dame HS (Coordinated by Julie Swan)

Monday, March 25, 2019 by The Press in School

Grade: 12

Family members: Hiroe (Mom), Patrick (Dad), and four brothers

Favorite subject(s): English is my favorite subject because it gives me the space to challenge my creativity and improve my analytical skills. Establishing a level of individuality in my writing is important to me, and utilizing the subject helps me speak on matters as well as expanding my knowledge.