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SCHOOL NOTES

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 by The Press in School

BASD: Instruments needed

Band and orchestra instrument donations are needed for BASD students. Donations are tax deductible. For information, call 610-866-5041.

Buxmont: Teachers recognized

Joan Balla, a teacher at Buxmont Academy, Bethlehem, has been selected to participate in GLOBE, an international science and education program.

Tournament Sept. 10

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 by The Press in School

Bethlehem Area Vocational-Technical School is buzzing with activity since it's first day Aug. 27. The 2012-2013 school year hopes to bring excitement and enthusiasm for learning and stimulating trade areas in our community. Our school is looking to engage community members and local businesses in educating our youth along with assisting our faculty to improve student achievement, attendance and standardized test scores.

BAVTS: Tournament Sept. 10

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 by The Press in School

Bethlehem Area Vocational-Technical School is buzzing with activity since it's first day Aug. 27. The 2012-2013 school year hopes to bring excitement and enthusiasm for learning and stimulating trade areas in our community. Our school is looking to engage community members and local businesses in educating our youth along with assisting our faculty to improve student achievement, attendance and standardized test scores.

Virgilio Ogando, principal, Holy Infancy

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 by The Press in School

QYour education/professional background?

I was born and raised in New York City. I have a B.A. in behavioral science and elementary education, and two masters, one in bilingual education special education, and an M.S. in educational leadership administration. I was principal at St. John Vianney and Holy Spirit schools in New Jersey.

QWhat led you to this career?

AI have always wanted to be an administrator. When I started teaching I always knew that someday I was going to be a principal. I had the calling to serve others as a leader.

'A celebration of peace'

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in School

By Dana Grubb

Special to the Bethlehem Press

Holocaust survivor #50595, Julius Jacobs, has recounted his journey of survival in his autobiography, "The Will to Survive." The Allentown resident and his wife Rosanna also continue to spread a message of tolerance to young people in area schools and were honored at Northeast MS, sharing a spiritual musical performance, prayer and a meal with eighth grade students who are the same age that he was when his world closed around him in late 1930s Lodz, Poland.

An excellent evening

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by LINDA ANTHONY Special to the Bethlehem Press in School

An Evening of Excellence on Ice was held by the Lehigh Valley Charter HS for the Performing Arts May 24. Hosted by Michael Aruanno with musical direction by Frank Dibussolo, the presentation made for an inspiring evening.

Coached by Suzzannah Nolt, Kris Shakarjian and Valerie Nauroth, the students showed off their twirls, jumps and spins, which kept the audience's rapt attention throughout the evening.

Skaters put their hearts and souls into the show for family and friends, performing to songs such as "Footloose," "Jump" and "Walking on Sunshine."