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Saturday, May 30, 2020

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Thursday, May 21, 2020 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in School

Sophia Yialamas

Q. Who are the members of your family: parents, siblings and pets?

A. At my father’s house, I live with my father (Nick Yialamas), stepmother (Yuka Maeda), half brother (Efstratios Yialamas), half sister (Dimitra Yialamas) and sister (Georgia Yialamas). At my mother’s house, I live with my mother (Susan Temme), stepfather (Todd Rothermel) and sister (Georgia Yialamas).

Q. What have you most enjoyed about being a senior?

EMMAUS HIGH SCHOOL

Thursday, May 14, 2020 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in School

The Ninth Grade Experience marks first anniversary

Long before social distancing and school closings were in place, educational professionals recognized the instructional potential of communications technology.

Chris Stuchko, Emmaus High School learning support teacher, created The Ninth Grade Experience podcast to assist incoming freshman as they transition to life in the high school. As Stuchko states, the goal is “… to make the big school feel smaller.”

The Ninth Grade Experience first aired during the second semester of the 2018-2019 school year.

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Thursday, April 30, 2020 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in School

Jada Witkowski

Q. Who are the members of your family: parents, siblings and pets?

A. My family consists of my dad, mom, sister, dog Elsie and cat Li Ling.

Q. What have you most enjoyed about being a senior at Emmaus High School?

A. As the upperclassmen had done for me when I was a freshman, I feel like, as a senior, I was able to facilitate the underclassmen’s involvement in club events and help them feel like they were a part of said events. I also feel like I’ve had a more active role in decision making and functions to the clubs and activities I had taken part of this year.

Couple praises first responders, hospital and rehabilitation workers

Thursday, April 30, 2020 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in Local News

Sue and Ollie Block, of Macungie, recently experienced a medical ordeal. However, their strongest memories of his 15 night hospital stay are of the kindness, compassion and consideration demonstrated by every health care worker they encountered.

According to Ollie and Sue, the ambulance, hospital and therapy personnel have all been “way above excellent.”

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Thursday, April 16, 2020 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in School

Erica Love

Q. Who are the members of your family: parents, siblings and pets?

A. I live with my mom Laura, younger sister Rachel and cats Sarah and Sammy.

Q. What do you most enjoy about being a senior at Emmaus High School?

A. My favorite thing about being a senior is enjoying the last moments I have with my friends, teachers and reaping the rewards from working hard throughout high school with college decisions.

Q. What is your favorite subject? Why?

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Thursday, April 16, 2020 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in Local News

Cure cabin fever by visiting parks

Social distancing, sheltering in place and handwashing help to prevent the spread of COVID-19 but not the onset of “cabin fever.” However, approved relief is just around the corner. A relaxing jog, bike ride or meditative stroll through one of the area’s parks may help to clear the head and heal the heart.

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Thursday, April 9, 2020 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in School

Jack Sharp

Q. Who are the members of your family: parents, siblings and pets?

A. My mother Michelle Sharp, father Jack Sharp, younger sister Lauren Sharp and pet dog Scout.

Q. What do you most enjoy about being a senior at Emmaus High School?

A. Spending time with my friends and enjoying all the school’s events for seniors.

Q. What is your favorite subject? Why?

A. My favorite subject in school is math because it is very process oriented and there is only one right answer.

Q. Have you received any special awards or recognition?

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Thursday, April 2, 2020 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in School

Nick Luey

Q. Who are the members of your family: parents, siblings and pets?

A. My wonderful family consists of my parents Josh and Tina Luey, my older brother Nathan and my cat, Kit Kat.

Q. What do you most enjoy about being a senior at Emmaus High School?

A. As a senior I am enjoying the ability to help the younger students with their classes as well as leading them through their high school experience to make it the best possible.

Q. What is your favorite subject? Why?