The administration, faculty and staff of Lehigh Career and Technical Institute have selected the March 2013 Students of the Month.
Award recipients are selected by the instructor of each respective lab in recognition of their achievement during the previous month.
The recipients from Whitehall are:
· Lizbeth Amador, cosmetology.
· Rebecca Balliet, commercial photography/electronic imaging.
· Jonathan Elizalde, emerging health professionals.
· Jacob Frey, auto technology level 1.
· Walker McCandless, heating, air conditioning and refrigeration.
The Lehigh Valley Christian High School Spring Choir Concert is set for May 4 at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Catasauqua.
On that date, the winners of the Donna Draft Parris Memorial Music Scholarship will also be announced. Four scholarships (one per grade level) totaling $2,500 toward tuition will be presented for outstanding participation in the LVCHS music program, in honor of former music teacher, the late Donna Draft Parris.
The school choir will also be going on tour May 14 to perform at two of our sending schools.
Three Whitehall students were among the 19 area students to win gold medals at the Pennsylvania SkillsUSA Championships April 3-5.
· Kim Phung, industrial motor control.
· Genelle Davenport, medical math.
· Photography: Madison Jacob, photography.
All three are students at Whitehall High School and Lehigh Career & Technical Institute.
As gold medal winners, they will represent Pennsylvania at the National Leadership & Skills Conference in Kansas City, Mo. June 23-29.
Thursday, May 2: Elem.–Chicken ring things or PB&J, carrots, banana, milk. M.S.–Barbecue chicken sandwich or PB&J, sweet potatoes, apple wedges, banana, milk. H.S.–Spicy chicken sandwich, sweet potatoes, celery sticks, apple wedges, banana, milk.
The Whitehall High School Film Club will present its second annual film festival 6 p.m. Thursday, May 9, in the high school auditorium.
Students and community are invited to attend and view numerous short films created by the members of the high school film club in several genres including romance, horror and comedy.
Refreshments will be for sale at the door. Admission is free but donations are appreciated.
No school: Parents are reminded no classes will be held Friday, May 10.
Teachers and staff will be taking part in a professional development day.
The Whitehall-Coplay School District takes it seriously when students skip school.
In most instances, the parent receives a citation for the student's truancy, according to incident reports for March released by the high school resource officer, Richard Hope.
Police Chief Linda Kulp told the township commissioners and Mayor Edward D. Hozza Jr. 20 students failed to show up for classes last month. In each case, the parent was charged with truancy. In a few cases, the student and parent were jointly cited for truancy and arrests were made.
Thursday, April 25: Elem.–Deli hoagie or PB&J, sweet potato tots, banana, milk. M.S.–Meatball sub or PB&J, seasoned wedges, apple, banana, milk. H.S.–Meatball sub, broccoli salad, seasoned wedges, apple, banana, milk.
Friday, April 26: Elem.–Cheese pizza, broccoli, apple wedges, milk. M.S.–Cheese pizza, broccoli, orange, apple wedges, milk. H.S.–Cheese pizza, salad plate, carrots, apple wedges, pear, milk.
Students and staff at both Zephyr and Steckel will be entertained by an all-time favorite musician-storyteller, Jonathan Sprout.
He is scheduled to bring on the fun and music to Zephyr Thursday, May 2, and then to Steckel Friday, May 3.
His All American Tales and tunes entertain and teach the students some of the history of our country and world.
Open house tonight: The annual middle school parents night is set for tonight, Thursday, April 25.
The ninth annual Nicholas Caldarelli Memorial 5K will be held May 5 in the Lehigh Parkway.
Nicholas Caldarelli was a Central Catholic graduate tragically killed by a drunk driver in 2003.
In his honor, the Nicholas Caldarelli Memorial Fund serves to raise awareness of the dangers of drunk driving. The fund also awards two scholarships to Central Catholic students, one for an incoming freshman and another for a current senior.