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Thursday, April 25, 2019

Faculty recital March 15

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 by The Press in School

The music department of the Lehigh Valley Charter HS for the Arts (Charter Arts) will hold its annual Music Faculty Recital Friday, March 15 at 7 p.m. in the Charter Arts Theatre located at 321 East Third St. in Bethlehem. The recital is free and open to the public.

The evening will include a variety of classical, jazz, and contemporary performances. Faculty performers include Matthew Wells, David Macbeth, Chet Brown, Neil Chaban, Kim Seifert, Thomas Maher, Kelsey Kish, Erica Dickson, Amy Chryst and Mike Lorenz.

Northeast MS presents

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 by The Press in School

‘Lion King, Jr.’

The Northeast MS Theatre Company presented “The Lion King, Jr.” at two filled to capacity performances Feb. 28 and March 2 and three earlier performances before students and faculty. Based on the Broadway production directed by Julie Taymor and the book by Roger Allers and Irene Mecchi, with music by Elton John and Tim Rice, “Lion King, Jr.” traces the challenges faced and rise to head of the pride by the lion cub Simba.

Madeline Wickel Bethlehem Catholic HS

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 by The Press in School

Grade: 12

Family members: Joseph Wickel (father), JoanMarie Wickel (mother), Olivia Wickel (sister), Dalton Wickel (brother)

Favorite subject: AP Government because I want to pursue a career in politics and law

Activities: Varsity field hockey, varsity track and field, Girl Scouts, debate, mock trial, Girl Scouts Take the Lead, yearbook, peer listener president, founder of “junior” peer listeners, the Movement Club, retreat hawk ambassador, National Honor Society, altar server at Notre Dame of Bethlehem Church

STUDENT PROFILE Curtis Dai, Notre Dame HS - compiled by Julie Swan

Monday, March 4, 2019 by The Press in School

Grade: 11

Family members: My parents, my brother and me

Favorite subject: History is my favorite subject, because it is very important for us to learn from the past.

Activities: I am a member of student council and peer listener in our school.

Next steps: I am planning to major in sociology in college.

Career goals: I have the desire to be a sociologist simply because I have a passion to make the world a better place.

Heroes: Rosa Parks is the person I respect most, because she had the courage to face reality and injustice.

Moravian offers scholarships to NCC, LCCC

Monday, March 4, 2019 by The Press in School

Moravian College has announced it will award a two-year, full tuition Community Scholarship to one Northampton Community College (NCC) student and one Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) student wishing to continue their education in the fall of 2019. NCC and LCCC students earning their associates degree in May are eligible to apply for the scholarship(s) available through their respective schools.

Lehigh Valley Music Awards announce 2019 scholarship recipients

Monday, March 4, 2019 by The Press in School

The Lehigh Valley Music Awards (LVMA) are set to honor four local students who stand out for their exemplary performances both in school and onstage. Lehigh Valley Charter HS for the Arts’ Grace Rosario, Temple University’s Max Hostage, Liberty HS’s Mariah Nagle and Pen Argyl HS’s Karin Guide have been named the recipients of this year’s Youth Education Scholarship Awards.


Monday, March 4, 2019 by The Press in School

DISTRICT: Snow make-up days

Thursday, April 18 will be used as a snow make-up day. BASD will have a regular school day April 18. At this time, the last student day remains as June 7. That date is subject to change depending on future snow days.

DISTRICT: Foundation dinner March 19

Save the Date - The Foundation for the BASD will have its Dinner Celebration this year March 19 at 5:30 p.m. at the Sands Event Center. To inquire about dinner sponsorship or tickets, please contact Julie Bailey, executive director at (610) 861-0500 ext. 60255.


Monday, March 4, 2019 by The Press in School

Alvernia University

Regan Downey, Lauren Maff, Alison Yerger and Abigail Zerbe, all of the Bethlehem area, were named to Alvernia University’s for the fall 2018 semester dean’s list. To be eligible, students must carry a semester GPA of 3.5 or better and take a minimum of 12 credits.

Alvernia University is located at 400 Saint Bernardine St., Reading, 19607. For information, visit

Cedar Crest College