Bethlehem Press

Sunday, August 25, 2019

‘I’ll always be thankful’


They demand attention, pull at the heartstrings and are guided by imagination.

Wherever they appear, the students of the Lehigh Valley Charter HS for the Arts excel at personal expression, and their own graduation is never an exception.

Welcoming their families with Edith Piaf’s “La Vie en Rose” and a haunting rendition of the Star Spangled Banner under the spotlights at Miller Symphony Hall in Allentown June 11, the school’s students – and now graduates – earned their accolades and degrees.


Tuesday, June 18, 2019 by The Press in School

Alvernia University

Six Bethlehem residents have been named to Alvernia University’s dean’s list for the spring 2019 semester. To be eligible, students must carry a semester GPA of 3.5 or better and take a minimum of 12 credits. They are Kristen Czajka, Regan Downey, Alison Yerger, Nicholas Youngkin, Abigail Zerbe and Victoria Zerbe.

Bucknell University


Tuesday, June 18, 2019 by The Press in School

East Stroudsburg University

Several Bethlehem residents have been named to the East Stroudsburg spring 2019 dean’s list. Students eligible for the list have 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.

‘Everyone here becomes like family’

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 by STEPHEN ALTHOUSE in School

“We’re too small, if only we were bigger.”

The sentence, spoken during the 2019 Lehigh Valley Christian HS commencement address, could summarize the plight of any school which features a graduating class of six. Thoughts turn, the speaker noted, to what we don’t have instead of what we do have.

“But remember, while we are small, we are small with God,” added commencement speaker Henry Crush.