Zephyr Elementary School’s Key Club is currently holding a Thanksgiving meal food drive. Items can be donated this week and next to help fill Thanksgiving baskets for families in need at the school.
Families of ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) students are invited to a special program 6-7 p.m. Nov. 8 at Whitehall-Coplay Middle School. Parents will have the opportunity to meet teachers, learn about the ESOL program, meet other participating families and win prizes.
Refreshments will be served.
Thursday, Nov. 8: Elem. — Cheese pizza or PB&J, 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, salad plate, carrots with dip, apple wedges, orange, milk choice
Friday, Nov. 9: No school today
Zephyr Elementary School’s Autumn Antics take place this week.
Nov. 1 — dress for success day by wearing your fancy clothes
Nov. 2 — farmer and flannel day by dressing in jeans and flannels
The first marking period ended Oct. 31. Whitehall High School and Whitehall-Coplay Middle School report cards can be electronically viewed Nov. 6.
Gockley, Steckel and Zephyr Elementary schools will be giving them out at teacher conferences Nov. 19-21.
Zephyr Elementary’s picture retake day is set for Nov. 1.
Thursday, Nov. 1: Elem. — Popcorn chicken with dinner roll or PB&J, steamed corn, orange, chilled peaches, milk choice; M.S. — Cheese-filled breadsticks with marinara sauce or PB&J, steamed corn, celery sticks, banana, chilled peaches, milk; H.S. — Cheese-filled breadsticks with marinara sauce, mixed vegetables, tossed salad, chilled peaches, banana, milk choice; H.S. premium — Chicken taco wrap, salad plate, steamed corn, banana, chilled peaches, milk choice
Steckel Elementary School students are encouraged and recognized for their good deeds and positive attitudes.
Steckel held a schoolwide positive behavior assembly Sept. 27 in the gymnasium of Whitehall High School. This event was filled with encouraging words, relay races and memorable performances. Students and staff wore maroon, gold and white to show their Zephyr mascot pride.
At the Whitehall-Coplay School Board meeting Oct. 8, the board accepted the resignations of Wilder Domond, bus driver; Suzanne Hetten, Whitehall High School math league adviser; Deidra Herbert, WHS Key Club adviser; Eunice Moyer, bus driver; and Aubrey Miller, intensive learning support teacher at Steckel Elementary School.
New appointments included salaried substitute Valerie Chajnacki, nurse at WHS, and paraprofessional Josanah Martinez, life skills at WHS.
Thursday, Oct. 25: Elem., M.S. — Ham and cheese on pretzel bun or PB&J, steamed corn, banana, chilled peaches, milk choice; H.S. — Ham and cheese on pretzel bun, steamed corn, celery sticks, banana, chilled peaches, milk choice; H.S. premium — Baked chicken, whole-grain crackers, salad plate, steamed corn, chickpeas, chilled peaches, banana, milk choice
Gockley Elementary School students are sharing a treat with their local community food bank. Continuing Oct. 25 and 26, bring in a canned food item.
There is a box at the school office to drop off the items. There will also be a box in the front of the main school entrance for families and friends to drop off any items when they come to watch the parades.
This is a great way for our students to learn the importance of helping and showing kindness to our neighbors and community.