Lehigh Valley Christian High School would like to thank our wonderful neighbors for their cooperation in clearing the parking lot when we celebrated our 25th anniversary last month. We are also thankful to the Catasauqua borough, St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church and Hartzell's Pharmacy for allowing us additional parking space for that event. What a pleasure it has been to be located in this wonderful community! And we recently were notified by Mayor Barbara Schlegel the Shade Tree Commission is planting a tree in the park to honor our school April 27. Thank you so much.
On March 12, the LVCHS choir and art program traveled to Lancaster to participate in a fine arts competition.
Student Justin Grim won first place in the category "nature and observation" against more than 100 other students, and earned a perfect score.
All individual and group performers were rated using a scale of good, excellent or superior. Students who scored in the superior category include Allison Aversa, Merari DeLaCruz, Jin Lee and Bobby VanDuzer. Jefferson Beltran, Jacob Stith and Michael Sun also competed and scored excellent.
Lehigh Valley Christian High School survived Hurricane Sandy relatively unscathed. Our building, on Howertown Road in Catasauqua, never lost electricity, heat or Internet service, nor was there any flooding. Some of the aluminum facing on the front top of the building got ripped off or bent back but that is the only damage we could find. We are very grateful.
As a result of Sandy, we had to make some calendar changes. The fall athletic awards night was rescheduled for Nov. 15.
My name is Abby Parnell and I am a junior at Lehigh Valley Christian High School in Catasauqua. I participate in drama, choir and girls soccer. I will be contributing to this column to share with you about life at LVCHS.
LVCHS is off to a great start. There are new students, classes, teachers and electives as well as new renovations to the school building. Our mission remains the same – to "equip students to think biblically and to function purposefully in society."