Whitehall-Coplay Press

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PBS 39 hosts school safety talk

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 by DOUGLAS GRAVES in School

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.

School board OKs bids for renovations

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 by JAMES BUNTING in School

Retirements are announced for three longtime educators

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.

District news: Zephyr event at Barnes & Noble is set for tonight, March 15

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 by The Press in School

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.

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Family Stages Theater Program will perform March 21 at Gockley Elementary School.