East Penn Press

Sunday, May 26, 2019

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in School

Chelsea Gravereaux

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

A. My parents are Rob and Kelly Gravereaux. I have an older sister named Chloe and a younger brother named Chase. We have a dog, Lucy and two cats Phoebe and Mia.

Q. What do you most enjoy about being a senior?

A. My favorite part about being a senior is having more freedom.

Q. What is your favorite subject? Why?

A. My favorite subject is math. I have always liked that it is straightforward and there are steps to follow to get the right answer.

EMMAUS GARDEN CLUB

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in Local News

Club honors longtime member

For 83 years, members of the Emmaus Garden Club have beautified the Borough of Emmaus with private and public floral displays.

On April 27, the club continued this tradition in celebration of Arbor Day. The Knauss Homestead property received a newly planted memorial tree, which club members dedicated to Dr. W. Robert (Bob) Stamper. Stamper, who died in July 2018, is described in the club’s press release as a “gardener extraordinaire.”

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Thursday, May 9, 2019 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in School

Grant Haffner

Q. Who are the members of your family?

A. My parents are Stephen and Dana Haffner; I have an older sister Carly, a dog Nolan and a cat Callie.

Q. What do you most enjoy about being a senior?

A. Being viewed as a role model in the school and setting a good example for others.

Q. What is your favorite subject? Why?

A. Math because I enjoy dealing with numbers and mathematical calculations/problem solving.

Q. Have you received any special awards or recognition?

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Thursday, May 2, 2019 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in School

Camryn Griffon

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

A. I am very fortunate to have a wonderful family, including my mom, Cynthia and my younger brother, Connor.

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

A. Being a senior has many benefits, including knowing the fastest route between classes and being able to dispel with the “freshman backpack.”

Q. What is your favorite subject? Why?

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Thursday, April 18, 2019 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in School

Ronald Rohlsen

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

A. The members of my family are my brother, Daniel, my mother, Danashari and my father, Ronald.

Q. What do you most enjoy about being a senior?

A. I think I most enjoy the thrill of knowing that I’m in the home stretch. The past three years are culminating in one final send off and one final chance to accomplish everything that I wanted to before college.

Q. What is your favorite subject? Why?

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Thursday, April 11, 2019 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in School

Julia Rakowsky

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

A. My mother is Oksana Rakovska, my father is Andrew Rakowsky and my brother is Alexander Rakowsky. We also have a cat named Grey Bear.

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

A. I enjoy having more freedom and more opportunities open to me, especially in my choice of classes and leadership positions in my extracurriculars. Even though this comes with more responsibilities, it is a rewarding feeling to be able to make my own decisions and find my unique voice.

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in School

Thomas Ronan

Q. Who are the members of your family?

A. I am an only child; I live with my amazing parents, Kika and John and my two cats Sushi and Baguette.

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

A. I enjoy knowing I’ve overcome all of high school’s major challenges and that now, although I am still making sure to keep up my grades, I can focus on time with my friends and family more than I have since middle school.

Q. What is your favorite subject? Why?

Lucky Bucks/St. Patrick’s Day bingo draws a crowd

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in Local News

Recently, the Emmaus Historical Society and Emmaus Main Street Partners sponsored an afternoon of bingo and camaraderie. The theme was Lucky Bucks/St. Patrick’s Day.

A sellout crowd enthusiastically gathered in the Parish Hall of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Emmaus to participate in this annual fundraising event.

The Emmaus Historical Society aims to preserve and display items relevant to the history of Emmaus for the purposes of research and education.

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Thursday, March 28, 2019 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in School

Jon Csensits

Q. Who are the members of your family?

A. The members of my family include my parents Jon and Deann, my sister Kaitlyn, my brother Jack and my dog Thea.

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

A. I enjoy being a part of and leading the student sections at sporting events, including the football and basketball games. Also, I enjoy having senior privileges, such as early dismissal, parking and eating lunch on the senior stage.

Q. What is your favorite subject? Why?

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

Thursday, March 28, 2019 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in Local News

Emmaus Rotary Celebrates International Women’s Day

On March 7, the Emmaus Rotary Club held its second annual celebration of International Women’s Day. Club members and guests gathered at Brookside Country Club for an awards ceremony and celebratory breakfast. Organized by a committee comprised of Rose Galeano-Phillips, David Dunn, Dee Eng, Eileen Prokop and Committee Chairperson Alicia Ruiz-Orbin, the event honored Dr. Barbara Kistler and Jenae Holtzhafer.