Whitehall-Coplay Press

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

School board reorganizes during special meeting

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by ERIN THOMAS in School

Construction agreement approved for addition, renovations to WHS

At a special Whitehall-Coplay School Board meeting held 5 p.m. Dec. 4, board members voted to elect Wayne Grim as president and William Fonzone Sr. as vice president.

The board voted to approve the revised construction manager services agreement between D’Huy Engineering Inc. and Whitehall-Coplay School District to provide the Whitehall High School addition and renovations project with construction manager services.

Whitehall-Coplay lunch menus

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in School

Thursday, Dec. 6: Elem. — Ham and cheese pretzel on pretzel bun or PB&J, steamed corn, celery sticks, banana, chilled peaches, milk choice; M.S. — Ham and cheese on pretzel bun or PB&J, steamed corn, celery sticks, banana, chilled peaches, milk choice; H.S. — Ham and cheese on pretzel bun, seasoned wedges, celery sticks, chilled peaches, banana, milk choice; H.S. premium — Baked chicken, whole-grain crackers, salad plate, steamed corn, chickpeas, chilled peaches, banana, milk choice

District News: Holiday concerts planned in WCSD

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in School

Holiday performances are approaching! Come hear some wonderful music by Whitehall-Coplay School District students.

Whitehall-Coplay Middle School band and chorus concert, 7-8 p.m. Dec. 6, in the auditorium of Whitehall High School. Snow date is Dec. 10.

Zephyr Elementary School band and chorus concert, 7-8 p.m. Dec. 12, in the auditorium of WHS. Snow date is Dec. 17.

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Zephyr Elementary Key Club members are having a toy drive now through Dec. 14. They are collecting new, unwrapped toys for needy families in the district.

Art students at Zephyr support Whitehall K-9 unit

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by JULIE BECK in School

Zephyr Elementary School’s fourth-grade art classes, along with their teacher Mr. Charles Matz, were asked to support Whitehall Police Department’s K-9 force at the recent 2018 East Coast K-9 Trials. Whitehall Police Department Sgt. Jeff Apgar and his K-9 partner, Mex, were at the event, held at Thunderhead Farm, New Tripoli.

More than 12 police and K-9 units took part.

District News: Zephyr Elementary School students can holiday shop Dec. 3-7

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by The Press in School

Zephyr Elementary School will have its lil’ shoppers’ shop, sponsored by the PTO, Dec. 3-7. Students will bring home an envelope with information for review.

The shop is optional for students.

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Whitehall-Coplay Middle School’s Student Council members are currently working on the annual Holiday Hope Chest program — the collection of new, unopened and unwrapped small gifts for boys or girls in specific age groups.

Students will collect filled shoe boxes, to be delivered to Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley for families in early December.

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