Whitehall-Coplay Press

Monday, April 22, 2019

District News: Enjoy the holiday break Dec. 24-Jan. 1

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 by The Press in School

Whitehall-Coplay School District students will be dismissed early Dec. 21. Winter break will be from Dec. 24 to Jan. 1, 2019. Schools will reopen Jan. 2, 2019.

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Reminder: Zephyr Elementary School’s winter fun days continue.

Dec. 20 — holiday or favorite hat day

Dec. 21 — holiday sweater or a favorite sports team jersey day

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District News: Zephyr’s toy drive ends Friday

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by The Press in School

Zephyr Elementary Key Club’s toy drive ends Dec. 14. Club members are collecting new, unwrapped toys for needy families in the district.

Please drop off your donations in the large collection box in the foyer of the school.

Thank you for your support!

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Zephyr Elementary School’s winter fun days are coming! Next week, students and staff are encouraged to join the fun.

Dec. 17 — classroom T-shirt day

Dec. 18 — holiday socks or crazy-colored socks day

Dec. 19 — warm wardrobe with flannels and warm cozy sweaters day (no pajamas)

Chehade named Girl of the Month

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in School

Woman’s Club of Whitehall has named Joelle Chehade as the Girl of the Month for November.

She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dany Chehade of Whitehall.

Chehade has earned high honor roll.

She is a member of Art Club, Interact Club, Ski Club, SERVE Club, Spanish Club and Zephyr Nation.

Chehade is part of the English, Spanish and science honor societies, as well as National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta.

She was a National Merit semifinalist and a Zephyr Academy Artist of the Month. She took part in the High School Scholars program at Lehigh University.

Middle school club spreads positivity

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by ERIN THOMAS in School

At the Whitehall-Coplay School Board meeting Dec. 10, Angela Friebolin and Dr. Trevor Pinho introduced Whitehall-Coplay Middle School’s Aevidum Club representatives, who discussed the benefits of the group. The club’s mission is to spread positivity through activities, such as decorating lockers and cafeteria windows or making cards to thank staff.

Aevidum is in its second year. With approximately 40 to 60 members, it is one of the largest clubs in the school.

Whitehall-Coplay lunch menus

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by The Press in School

Thursday, Dec. 13: Elem. — Popcorn chicken with dinner roll (Steckel: whole wheat) 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 choice; 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

Submit applications for scholarships

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in School

Junior League of the Lehigh Valley Inc. will award two nonrenewable $1,000 scholarships. Applications must be submitted by Dec. 14.

The first scholarship seeks to award a graduating female high school senior who resides in Lehigh or Northampton counties. The candidate must be a first-generation college attendee and pursuing a career in one of the STEM disciplines.

The second scholarship is open to all graduating female high school seniors who reside in Lehigh or Northampton counties. The candidate must be pursuing a career in one of the STEM disciplines.

School board reorganizes during special meeting

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by ERIN THOMAS in School

Construction agreement approved for addition, renovations to WHS

At a special Whitehall-Coplay School Board meeting held 5 p.m. Dec. 4, board members voted to elect Wayne Grim as president and William Fonzone Sr. as vice president.

The board voted to approve the revised construction manager services agreement between D’Huy Engineering Inc. and Whitehall-Coplay School District to provide the Whitehall High School addition and renovations project with construction manager services.

Whitehall-Coplay lunch menus

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in School

Thursday, Dec. 6: Elem. — Ham and cheese pretzel on pretzel bun or PB&J, steamed 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, chickpeas, chilled peaches, banana, milk choice