Bethlehem Press

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Moravian College offers two BASD seniors scholarships

Monday, April 1, 2019 by NATE JASTRZEMSKI in School

For the fourth year ,Bethlehem Area School District celebrated a pair of exemplary students who will now benefit from full scholarships to Moravian College as a continued symbol of the connection between the college and local schools.

Superintendent Dr. Joseph Roy said Moravian’s focus has long been on first-generation collegegoers and women, so he looks at students with compelling life experiences, but, “It turns out we have a lot of great kids in Bethlehem.”

COLLEGE NOTES

Monday, April 1, 2019 by The Press in School

Northampton Community College

Nurse Aide info program April 10

There will be an information session about NCC’s Nurse Aide program at 6 p.m. April 10 at the Fowler Family Southside Center, 511 E. Third St.

The classes begin May 20. The course covers facts on the career, the training program and how to get started to be a certified nurse aide in less than a month.

To enroll, visit www.northampton.edu/HealthcareCourses. For questions, call 610-332-6585.

COLLEGE NOTES

Monday, March 25, 2019 by The Press in School

Cedar Crest College

Basij-Rasikh May 11 Commencement speaker

Cedar Crest College has announced that Shabana Basij-Rasikh, the co-founder and president of the School of Leadership, Afghanistan, will be the Commencement speaker at 10 a.m. on May 11 at the PPL Center, 701 Hamilton St., Allentown. At that time, she will also receive an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Cedar Crest College.

Article By: The Press

Monday, March 25, 2019 by The Press in School

From February 8-27 over 400 students competed in 52 hands-on skill and leadership competitions. These competitions provided a unique opportunity for some of the most talented career and technical education students in the area to showcase their skills. District Gold Medal winners advance to state and potentially national competitions.

This year, the SkillsUSA Council is partnering with post-secondary educational institutions and area businesses to award over $200,000 in scholarships and prizes to the medalists of twelve competitions.

Saucon Valley HS Theatre presents ‘Curtains’

Monday, March 25, 2019 by The Press in School

“Curtains,” from the creators of “Cabaret” and “Chicago,” is a musical, comedy, whodunit taking place in Boston 1959. Saucon Valley’s theatre program performed “Curtains” to enthusiastic audiences between March 14-17. The plot begins with a backstage murder mystery when the lackluster star of “Robin Hood of the Old West,” Jessica Crenshaw, is murdered during the opening night curtain call. Arriving on the scene is police detective Lt. Frank Cioffi to investigate the crime. It turns out, Cioffi himself is a big fan of theater.

SCHOOL NEWS

Monday, March 25, 2019 by The Press in School

East Hills: Cash bingo April 7

East Hills Band and Orchestra Association cash bingo, 2 to 5 p.m. East Hills M.S., April 7. For tickets, call 610-867-0541, ext. 44137 or email ehboabingo@gmail.com or visit www.ehboa.org.

Charter Arts: Snow make up day

The Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts will be in session as a snow make up day on April 15.

For information, visit https://www.charterarts.org.

Sweeney Todd; guitar; dance programs

STUDENT PROFILE - Liz Cartier, Notre Dame HS (Coordinated by Julie Swan)

Monday, March 25, 2019 by The Press in School

Grade: 12

Family members: Hiroe (Mom), Patrick (Dad), and four brothers

Favorite subject(s): English is my favorite subject because it gives me the space to challenge my creativity and improve my analytical skills. Establishing a level of individuality in my writing is important to me, and utilizing the subject helps me speak on matters as well as expanding my knowledge.

NOTRE DAME NOTES by Liz Cartier - Semester starts fast

Monday, March 25, 2019 by The Press in School

Notre Dame kicked off the second semester with the 11th annual Mini-THON. The 24-hour dancing event reached a new high, raising over $100,000 for kids diagnosed with pediatric cancer. Working with Four Diamonds, Notre Dame students help families and researchers with funding to find a cure for cancer. Three hundred-thiry kids participated in the event and spent the whole night dancing, listening to motivational speakers, and remembering those affected by the disease.

Lehigh Valley Reads $2.5M literacy campaign under way

Monday, March 25, 2019 by STEPHEN ALTHOUSE in School

Hat, cat, that, fat, sat, splat.

If this sounds like a childish collection of words, that’s because it is. For a youngster learning to embrace the majesty of reading, however, these simple words can start a lifetime love affair with education.

A new literacy campaign wants to ensure that all Lehigh Valley students read and read well - or what is called “grade level,” - by the end of third grade by 2025.

COLLEGE NOTES

Monday, March 18, 2019 by The Press in School

Northampton Community College

April 9 Open House - South Side campus

There will be an open house for Dental Hygiene, Massage Therapy and Medical Assistant tours at the Fowler Family South Side location from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 9. For information and registration, visit www.northampton.edu/news/ncc-events-calendar.htm#event|fowler-family-southside-center-tours|1029.

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