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Student profile: Mary Cotturo, Bethlehem Catholic HS

Thursday, July 10, 2014 by The Press in School

Grade: Graduated senior

Family members: I live with my mom, Hope, my dad, Chris, and my dog, Rosie.

Favorite subject: My favorite subjects are math and chemistry. I like the problem-solving involved with both subjects.

Activities: I was one of the captains of the cheerleading team. I also was a member of the FACT Club, Key Club and National Honor Society.

Next steps: I plan to go to a medium sized college and major in biochemistry.

Career goals: My career goal is to become a pediatrician. I would love to be able to help children for a living.

STUDENT PROFILE: Michael Samuelson, Freedom HS

Thursday, July 3, 2014 by The Press in School

Grade: Graduated senior

Family members: Steve and Tracy Samuelson are my parents, and I have a 22-year-old sister named Molly.

Favorite subject: Chemistry was my favorite subject. I had a fantastic AP Chem teacher my junior year, Dr. Krieger, who really knew how to push her students to their full potential. In addition, while attending a summer program at Carnegie Mellon last July, I had the opportunity to do original research on fuel cell catalysts, which has really gotten me excited for organic chemistry in college.

Team out to pROVE their skills

Thursday, July 3, 2014 by The Press in School

A team of homeschoolers from the Lehigh Valley will be traveling to Alpena, Mich., in late June to compete against top teams from around the world in the Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) Center's 13th Annual International Student ROV Competition. The local team placed first at a regional competition, the MATE Pennsylvania ROV Challenge at Rowan University May 10.

ROVs, or remotely operated vehicles, are underwater vessels that can be used for a variety of tasks. This year's competition theme is "Exploring the Great Lakes: Shipwrecks, Sinkholes, and Conservation."

Student profile: Noah Gonzalez, Freedom HS

Thursday, June 19, 2014 by The Press in School

Grade: 12

Family members: Michelle Torres (mother); Daniel Gonzalez (father)

Favorite subject: My favorite subjects are chemistry and biology because they are the scientific components of life processes and medicine.

Activities: I was involved in many extracurricular activities in high school. Some include: BASD Mini-THON fundraising captain, senior class vice president, newspaper editor, varsity soccer team and FBLA (state qualifier in HealthCare Administration).

Next steps: I will be attending Cornell University, majoring in chemistry pre-med.

Notre Dame HS News: Spring teams do well

Thursday, June 19, 2014 by The Press in School

As summer draws near, Notre Dame HS students and teachers wind down and anticipate the end of another school year. Because of the frequent snow days, underclassmen continued classes until June 10, whereas the senior's graduation stayed set for June 1. Nonetheless, many exciting moments have occurred over the last few months and an abundance of events keep students busy. In sports, the baseball team defeated Saucon Valley for the Colonial League title, 3-0, with junior Zach Luke pitching. The same night, seniors Kyle Buchman and Paul Roth got named Colonial League 1st team.

Article By: The Press

Thursday, June 19, 2014 by The Press in School


Timothy D. Dodge, left, president, Dent Design Hardware, Ltd., Bethlehem, demonstrates laser harp to twins, Bridget and Stephen White, right, both 11, Holy Infancy Elementary School fifth graders, in the PBS39 Media and Education Center. Their dad, Stephen White of Bethlehem, brought them to the first Lehigh Valley Mini Maker Faire April 26, SteelStacks, Bethlehem. "I have enough notes to play 'When The Saints Go Marching In' and 'Mary Had A Little Lamb,'" Dodge explained.