Kindergarten registration open
The Bethlehem Area School District is now enrolling incoming students for the 2019-2020 school years. Full-day kindergarten classrooms offer support based on each individual child’s needs.
For more information, contact the one of the 16 BASD elementary schools or visit www.beth.k12.pa.us/district/kindergarten/.
Mini-Thon set for April 27
Fourth grade students throughout the Bethlehem Area School District got some firsthand canal experience using the book “Tales of the Towpath,” which was written by canal education manager Dennis Scholl, for the curriculum.
Each class also visited the Freemansburg Canal Education Center on a class field trip. The story is told through the eyes of a 10-year-old and depicts life along the canal during the 18th Century.
Several Bethlehem area residents were named to the Moravian College fall 2018 dean’s honor list for carrying three or more course units during the fall or spring term and earning a GPA for the term of 3.50 or higher.
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 by SUBMIT GRADUATION ITEMS TO , FAX 610-740-0947 OR MAIL IT TO COLLEGE GRADUATES, C/O BETHLEHEM PRESS, 1633 N. 26 ST.,ALLENTOWN, PA 18104. in School
John F. Johnston, of Bethlehem, graduated Dec. 20, 2018, from Clemson University with a bachelor of science in Agribusiness degree. Clemson University is located at Clemson, S.C. 29634. For information, call 864- 656-3311 or visit www.clemson.edu.
East Stroudsburg University
Fall 2018 Dean’s List local residents
Several local residents have been named to the East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania’s Fall 2018 semester dean’s list. To qualify, the students earned a 3.50 quality point average or better and are enrolled full-time. The letter grade “B” earns 3 quality points per credit, and the grade “A” earns 4 quality points per credit.
Lehigh Valley Charter HS for the Arts presents “She Kills Monsters,” which has been rescheduled for Jan. 26 at 7 p.m. and Jan. 27 at 2 p.m. in the Charter Arts Theater at 321 E. Third St. in Bethlehem.
The free, open to the public SkillsUSA Council District 11 Championships will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 30 at Ag-Hall, Allentown. The snow date is Jan. 31. There is a program at noon. Students will be available for interviews and tours.
Gold medal winners will advance to state and national competitions. There are more than $12,000 in scholarships to be awarded.
For information, visit www.skillsusapennsylvania.com/copy-of-district-11.
BAVTS: Students launch shoe drive
Bethlehem Area Vo-Tech School is conducting a shoe drive fundraiser to raise funds for the National Technical Honor Society. The Society will earn funds based on the total weight of the pairs of gently worn, used and new shoes collected, as Funds2Orgs will issue a check for the collected shoes. Donate gently worn, used and new shoes at Bethlehem Area Vo-Tech School, 3300 Chester Ave.
Liberty student gets Celtic scholarship
Family members: Dessaline Stevens (father), Ann Marie Stevens (mother), Rajan Stevens (brother)
Favorite subject: My favorite subjects are English and music. English is one of my favorite subjects because I love reading and writing. Music is another one of my favorite subjects because I love to sing and learn all about music and its origins.
Activities: President of Aevidum, treasurer of Tri-M (music National Honor Society), National Honor Society, choir, attending a class at Lehigh University, National Society of High School Scholars