Whitehall-Coplay Press

Sunday, December 10, 2017

District news: Come enjoy the spirit of the season at holiday concerts

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 by The Press in School

Whitehall-Coplay School District’s music department has scheduled holiday concerts.

Zephyr, 7 p.m. Dec. 13, in the auditorium of the high school, 3800 Mechanicsville Road. In case of bad weather, students will perform Dec. 18.

High school, 7 p.m. Dec. 19, at the school. In case of bad weather, students will perform Dec. 20.

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Looking ahead at the upcoming winter break, schools will be closed Dec. 22-Jan. 1, 2018. Schools will reopen Jan. 2, 2018.

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Communities That Care group explores its online resources

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 by SAMANTHA ANDERSON in School

At its Nov. 17 meeting, Communities That Care (CTC) took the time to introduce and discuss valuable online resources. Denise Continenza, who oversees the group, reviewed the websites for Commonwealth Prevention Alliance, Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board and the Pennsylvania Youth Survey (PAYS) with the group. While looking at the PAYS information, Continenza explained the cross-tabbing system that allows the user to see the correlation between different variables. She specifically demonstrated with food insecurity and substance use.

District news: Zephyr students can shop Dec. 4-8

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 by The Press in School

Zephyr Elementary School PTO Plus’ Lil’ Shoppers Shop will be held Dec. 4-8. Students will be able to visit the store to purchase small gifts for their family.

An envelope with more information for parents/guardians to review will be brought home with your child.

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Reminder: The Whitehall High School swim team will be having a designer purse bingo Dec. 2 at the Egypt Memorial Park pavilion. Doors open 4:30 p.m., and bingo starts 6 p.m.

There will be great purse prizes from names like Michael Kors, Vera Bradley, Coach and Kate Spade.

District news: Get your tickets for high school swim team’s purse bingo

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 by The Press in School

The Whitehall High School swim team will be having a designer purse bingo Dec. 2 at the Eygpt Memorial Park pavilion. Doors open 4:30 p.m., and bingo starts 6 p.m.

There will be great purse prizes from names like Michael Kors, Vera Bradley, Coach and Kate Spade.

Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door for 20 games of bingo. There will also be specials, raffles, food and more to purchase.

All proceeds will benefit the swim team.

Contact yandrasitzl@whitehallcoplay.org if you are interested.

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Helfrich named Girl of Month

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 by The Press in School

The Woman’s Club of Whitehall has named Grace Helfrich as the Girl of the Month for October.

She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Helfrich and has earned high honor roll for all marking periods.

Helfrich is a member of several clubs and school groups, including concert choir (secretary), Whitehall High School Chorale, Key Club, Zephyr Nation and the field hockey team. She is in National Honor Society, both the Science and English national honor societies and Mu Alpha Theta, a mathematics honor society.