Catasauqua Area School District Board of Education heard from some concerned high school parents at its Nov. 13 meeting, held at Lehigh Career and Technical Institute, Schnecksville.
Their primary concerns centered on the girls soccer coaching staff and included allegations of favoritism and unfairness. Several parents shared their personal experiences with the coaches and their daughters’ frustrations with the board.
Two candidates are seeking one spot as a Lehigh County commissioner in District 3, which includes Catasauqua and Fountain Hill boroughs, Hanover Township and portions of Bethlehem and Allentown.
The Press asked the candidates the following question: As a Lehigh County commissioner, how could you help the senior citizens of the Lehigh Valley?
Their responses follow.
AMY ZANELLI (D)
Students from Innovative Arts Academy Charter School, 330 Howertown Road, voiced some concerns at the Catasauqua Area School Board meeting Oct. 10. They alleged a lack of care or attention for them and their peers by the charter school’s administration and insufficient classes required for graduation.