Sign-ups for fall 2019 sports — football, cross-country, boys soccer, girls soccer, girls volleyball, girls tennis, field hockey, coed golf and cheerleading — are taking place now in the Whitehall High School athletic office. Students must also get the appropriate paperwork.
To avoid financial obligation, freshman, sophomore and junior students must return all library books and pay any fines by June 3.
Friday, May 24: Elem. — Cheese pizza, broccoli with cheese sauce, carrots with dip, apple wedges, milk choice; M.S., H.S. — Cheese pizza, broccoli with cheese sauce, carrots with dip, apple wedges, orange, milk choice; H.S. premium — Cheese-filled breadsticks, salad plate, carrots with dip, chickpeas, apple wedges, orange, milk choice
Monday, May 27: Schools are closed; no meals served.
Whitehall-Coplay Middle School has announced the students named to the honor roll for the third quarter of the 2018-2019 academic year.
Steckel Elementary School’s open house will take place 6 p.m. May 23. There will be a basket raffle, information tables and a PTO Plus spring book fair.
For Whitehall High School seniors, all library books must be handed in and all fines must be paid by May 24 to avoid financial obligation. For other grades, the due date is June 3.
Schools will be closed May 27 for Memorial Day. Have a safe and happy holiday!
At the May 6 Whitehall-Coplay School Board meeting, Dr. Lorie Hackett, superintendent, announced Angela Friebolin will become Whitehall-Coplay Middle School’s new principal, at the rate of $114,500. Friebolin began working for WCSD in 2008 and is currently the vice principal at WCMS. She will be replacing Glenn Noack, who is retiring this year.
Congratulations to Whitehall High School and Lehigh Career & Technical Institute students on their signing day May 10 at DeSales University. Five students committed to either employment or college after graduation.
The students entering the workforce who committed to employment are Talen Getchell, precision machine tool technology; and Matthew Parra, electronics tech. The students who are furthering their education in college are Jaron Crosson, print technology/graphic arts; Keanne Herrera, masonry; and Jeremy Salabsky, print technology/graphic imaging.
Thursday, May 16: Elem., M.S. — Steak sandwich or PB&J, sweet potato fries (M.S.: seasoned wedges instead), celery sticks, banana, chilled peaches, milk choice; H.S. — Steak sandwich, seasoned wedges, broccoli with dip, chilled peaches, banana, milk choice; H.S. premium — Chicken mash bowl, steamed corn, salad plate, chilled peaches, banana, milk choice
Whitehall-Coplay School District calendar changes due to snow makeup days are as follows.
May 10, which was a scheduled professional development day, will now be a school day for students.
Elementary students will be dismissed early from school June 7, 10 and 11. No lunches will be served. Dismissal will be noon.
The last day of school for students will now be June 12. Students will be dismissed 10 a.m.
Teachers will have a professional development day June 13.
Reminder: Open houses are set in the WCSD.
The Whitehall-Coplay Communities That Care group met April 12 to discuss students’ attitudes toward school and other priorities.