Local politicians, school superintendents, law enforcement, an advocacy group and high school students came together for a discussion on school safety March 1 at PBS 39’s studio.
National Rifle Association (NRA) representatives declined to attend the forum in Bethlehem, even though they were invited, according to host and moderator Tracy Yatsko. An empty chair on the stage represented the absent pro-gun organization, Yatsko said.
During its March 12 meeting, Whitehall- Coplay School Board voted to accept bids from four contractors for renovations to Whitehall-Coplay Middle School.
The bids totaled $3,038,300 and included upgrades to the school’s HVAC, plumbing and electrical infrastructure.
The school board also accepted bids from IntegraONE and Micro Technology Group for the campuswide wireless project. IntegraONE will be contracted to handle the hardware at an estimated cost of $741,114, and Micro Technology Group will install the cabling at an estimated cost of $277,561.
Harlem Wizards will visit Whitehall High School 7 p.m. tonight, March 22, for a game against Whitehall staff. Doors open 6 p.m.
Tickets are on sale for $10. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spring break will be March 30 to April 2.
The end of the third marking period is April 5. Report cards will be available approximately April 12.
Thursday, March 15: Elem. — Steak sandwich 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.
Zephyr Elementary School is having its annual Barnes & Noble event 6-8 p.m. tonight, March 15. This year, there will be a scavenger hunt, trivia contest, a mystery reader and a homeroom competition where the homeroom with the most students in attendance earns a cookie party.
Family Stages Theater Program will perform March 21 at Gockley Elementary School.
Whitehall-Coplay Middle School has announced the students who were named to the honor roll for the second quarter of the 2017-18 academic year.
Lehigh Career & Technical Institute students won 16 gold medals and nearly $82,000 in scholarships Jan. 31 at the SkillsUSA District 11 Championships.
LCTI’s students also earned 23 silver and 15 bronze medals for a grand total of 54 medals.