Congratulations to sophomore Crosley Kudla-Williams and Junior Emmie Ledesma, who recently placed first in the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science Competition held in Easton. Both will be advancing to the PJAS State Competition May 18-20 at Penn State University in State College. Best of luck to both of them.
Any sophomore or junior interested in going to one of the US Military Service Academies should attend the March 29 information day at Parkland High School from 10 a.m. to noon.
The yearbook cover contest results are in. The winning design received 196 Sheckler votes, along with 102 Facebook likes for a total of 298 votes. Congratulations goes out to Lucy Brubaker of Mr. Wilson's class on being the winner of the 2014 yearbook cover design contest. Her design will be for the cover of this year's yearbook . Congrats to the other four finalists; Hope Gino, Hannah Kurczeski, Alex Stewart and Asia Syariff on a job well done, as well to all of the fourth-grade students that handed in a design.
The following Catasauqua High School students earned honor roll status during the second quarter of the 2013-14 academic year.
Thursday, March 6:Elem.–Turkey sub or PB&J, sweet potato tots, banana, milk. M.S.–Steak sandwich or PB&J, seasoned wedges, banana, orange, milk. H.S.–Steak sandwich, seasoned wedges, broccoli salad, banana, orange, milk.
Friday, March 7:Elem.–Cheese pizza, broccoli with cheese sauce, apple wedges, milk. M.S.–Cheese pizza, broccoli with dip, apple wedges, orange, milk. H.S.–Cheese pizza, broccoli with cheese sauce, tossed salad, apple wedges, orange, milk.
Gene Dallevechia, of Power Supply Electric, Lehigh Valley, presented a $2,000 donation to the Whitehall Theatre Program recently in the Whitehall High School's auditorium.
The donation will be used for the theatre program's upcoming performance of Rodgers and Hammerstein's musical "South Pacific," which begins in April.
The cast of the musical, Theatre Director Andrew Borghesani, Whitehall-Coplay School District Superintendent John Corby and Whitehall-Coplay School Board President Tina Koren were present at the ceremony.
Whitehall Boys Basketball Team is hosting the Fourth Annual Night at the Races March 29 at the American Club of Coplay.
Doors open 5:30 p.m. and the races begin 7 p.m. Ticket price includes refreshments. Tickets purchased in advance are $15, and at the door will be $20.
Included along with the races will be beer, soda, barbecue, chips and pretzels.
Call or email Linda Melosky for tickets and information at lmelosky@ gmail.com or 610-730-4045.
Whitehall High School Theatre proudly presents Rogers & Hammerstein's "South Pacific."
Representatives from Lehigh Carbon Community College will be at the high school meeting with interested juniors and seniors in the guidance office conference room March 11.
Students must sign up in the guidance office no later than March 10.
Each year Penn State Lehigh Valley offers the opportunity for local students to participate in leadership training at their campus.
A reminder that a select group of eighth grade students have been busy working on a video project in conjunction with B. Braun since October as part of the "Dream It Do It - What's So Cool About Manufacturing?" video contest.
You can vote now. The school encourages students and families to cast their vote for the eighth graders at www.dreamitdoitpa.com/contest.
The PTF will meet 7 p.m. March 18 in the middle school library.
If you have the time and interest, consider volunteering.
For more information, contact the school at 610-264-4341.
Thursday, March 6:Elem.–Meatball sub on whole grain roll, french fries, pears, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. M.S.–Lasagna, garlic bread, assorted fresh fruit, steamed corn, baby carrots, milk. H.S.–Lasagna, garlic bread, assorted fresh fruit, steamed corn, baby carrots, side salad, milk.
The following students earned honor roll status during the second quarter of the 2013-14 academic year.
Grade 8: Jacob Becker, Lucas Bloszinsky, Makenzie Bradley, Andrew Brett, Tyra Brown, Cache Burno, Seth Chase, Dede Creppy, Shane Dolon, Kaitlyn Hoagland, Connor McCully, Megan Nyce, Corey Raysely, Alexia Reichl, Jamie Reppert, Steven Ritter, Samantha Thompson