Friday, Feb. 15: Schools are closed. No meals served.
Monday, Feb. 18: Schools are closed. No meals served.
Tuesday, Feb. 19: Elem., M.S. — Hamburger/cheeseburger or PB&J, baked beans, applesauce, banana, milk choice (M.S.: celery sticks also); H.S. — Hamburger/cheeseburger, baked beans, three-bean salad, banana, applesauce, milk choice; H.S. premium — Chicken BBQ sandwich, broccoli with dip, salad plate, apple wedges, orange, milk choice
Whitehall-Coplay School District will be closed Feb. 15 and 18 for the Presidents Day holiday.
Read Across America, a national program that promotes reading and adult involvement in the education of our students, is March 1. The goal is to motivate children to read.
March is the birthday month of Theodor Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss. His books have led generations of children to learn the joy of reading.
Whitehall-Coplay Communities That Care held its annual meeting Jan. 17 at Fellowship Community, Whitehall. This event was filled with awards, a description on what the group has been up to this past year and a presentation from a featured speaker from the Center for Children’s Justice.
The CTC presented three Community Champion awards. These individuals, or groups, played a significant role in the CTC and its programming over the past year.
Thursday, Feb. 7: Elem. — Chicken fries with dinner roll or PB&J, 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, garbanzo beans, chilled peaches, banana, milk choice
PTO Plus will hold a book bingo and book fair Feb. 8 in the cafeteria of Whitehall-Coplay Middle School. Doors open 5:30 p.m. for the book fair shopping and to purchase food; the bingo is from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
The cost is $5.
Reminder: Feb. 8 is the deadline to register for the SAT in March. Visit collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/register. The cost is $64 with writing.
Fee waivers are available in the counseling office for students on free/reduced lunch. See your counselor for further details.
Friday, Feb. 1: Elem. — Cheese pizza, broccoli with cheese sauce, carrots with dip, apple wedges, milk choice; M.S. — Pepperoni/cheese pizza, mixed vegetables, green beans, apple wedges, orange, milk choice; H.S. — Pepperoni/cheese pizza, broccoli with cheese sauce, carrots with dip, apple wedges, orange, milk choice; H.S. premium — Popcorn shrimp or spicy fish sandwich, salad plate, carrots with dip, apple wedges, orange, milk choice
Whitehall High School student Nicholas Saylor won honorable mention in the first Draw the Lines Pennsylvania election mapping competition. He won in the youth category in the east region division. This competition was the biggest in the nation’s history, with 318 entries and 20 winners.
The winners each drew an 18-district congressional map of Pennsylvania, with an accompanying essay.
There will be no school Jan. 25 for a professional development day for teachers.
Check the parental portals for the latest information, including monthly newsletters, and for access to your child’s report card for the rest of the school year.
Report cards for the second marking period will be sent electronically Jan. 28. Be sure the school has your correct email address.
Whitehall-Coplay Middle School will hold its eighth- to ninth-grade transition night 6:30-8:30 p.m. Jan. 31 at the school. This event is very informative for parents/guardians.
State Sen. Lisa Boscola, D-18th, recently announced the awarding of $69,000 in competitive grants to local career and technical schools for the purchase of new equipment aligned to training students in high-demand jobs.