Whitehall-Coplay Press

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

District news: Open house set for tonight at Steckel

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by The Press in School

Steckel Elementary School’s open house will be held 6-8 p.m. tonight, May 24. Plan to visit your child’s school and see some wonderful displays of student work.

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Reminder: Camp Whitehall 2018 sign-ups began May 11. Summer day camp is open to children residing in the Whitehall-Coplay School District who have completed kindergarten (minimum age 5) through eighth grade (maximum age 15).

For further information, contact the Whitehall Township Recreation Bureau at 610-437-5524, ext. 160, or email campwhitehall@gmail.com.

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Turning thumbs green

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 by STACEY KOCH in School

Students’ healthy eating lessons put to use in gardens

Do you eat vegetables? Do you consume the recommended serving of veggies? Do you even like your vegetables?

If the answer is no, Eric Ruth, of the Kellyn Foundation, and Shari Noctor, president of Whitehall-Coplay Hunger Initiative, are trying to change that — at least for Whitehall-Coplay School District elementary students.

District news: Zephyr open house is tonight

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 by The Press in School

Science is buzzing in the air at Zephyr Elementary School! Selected students have been eagerly conducting experiments and collecting data for the school’s first science fair.

Tonight, May 17, at the school’s open house, these young scientists will showcase their scientific knowledge. The event is from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

It will be a great night to come out and see your child’s achievements.

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Steckel Elementary School’s open house will be held 6-8 p.m. May 24. Plan to visit your child’s school and see some wonderful displays of student work.

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Whitehall-Coplay lunch menus

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 by The Press in School

Thursday, May 17: Elem. — Chicken fries with dinner roll or PB&J, sweet potato tots, celery sticks, banana, chilled peaches, milk. M.S. — Steak sandwich or PB&J, seasoned wedges, celery sticks, banana, chilled peaches, milk. H.S. — Steak sandwich, seasoned wedges, broccoli with dip, chilled peaches, banana, milk. H.S. premium — Cheese buffalo crunchers, salad plate, steamed corn, banana, chilled peaches, milk.

WCSD approves 2018-19 budget with tax increase

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 by JAMES BUNTING in School

School board authorizes bonds to aid in the school district’s projects

Whitehall-Coplay School District School Board adopted the final 2018-19 general fund budget at its May 7 meeting.

The $70,416,225 budget is a 4.1-percent increase over the 2017-18 budget. A 3.8-percent increase in the district’s tax rate will be instituted to balance revenue with projected expenses.

The budget passed following a 6-3 vote. Vice President Tina Koren, Treasurer William Leiner Jr. and board member Patty Gaugler voted against the adoption.