Ninth and 10th grade students who attend Emmaus High School and are interested in a biology-related school trip to the Galápagos Islands in summer 2022 should see Mr. Bisignani, Mrs. Kramer, Mr. Landrum or Mrs. Hess. A few of the places on the itinerary include the Darwin Research Station, a tortoise ranch, a flamingo habitat, lava tunnels and a cloud forest. There will also be snorkeling where attendees will see exotic fish, sea turtles and sea lions.
The Spanish Department will travel to Panama in Summer 2021 to visit the Panama Canal, Colonial area of the Panama City and other places. Nature tours and sightseeing also will be offered. Students will participate in cultural immersion activities, such as dance lessons and handcraft workshops. For more information, contact Mr. Montepeque in Room 236 or Mrs. Fraser.
The annual Career Exploration Fair was held recently at Emmaus High School in the main gymnasium. The Career Exploration Fair, organized by the EPSD Education Foundation in conjunction with the EHS Counseling Department, was open to all students and families in the Lehigh Valley. The fair was designed to give students an opportunity to explore career options and talk to workers in the industry to help steer them on a good path for their future.
Bree Sladovnik of Welder Training and Testing Institute, explained why it is beneficial for students to attend the fair.
All National Honor Society applications for invited students are due in Room 574 to Mrs. Arnold by the end of the day Nov. 25. Applications will not be accepted after that date.
The Spanish Department will travel to Panama in the summer of 2021 to visit the Panama Canal, colonial area of the Panama City and other places such as nature tours and sightseeing. Students will participate in cultural immersion activities, such as dance lessons, handcraft workshops, etc. For more information, see Mr. Montepeque in Room 236 or Mrs. Fraser.
On the morning of Nov. 14, there will be a tour of Lehigh Career and Technical Institute.
Moravian College will hold an instant decision day at Emmaus High School 9 a.m. Nov. 22 for seniors. If interested, students should sign up at the counseling office with Mrs. Bray or Mrs. Killo.
The high school sports ImPACT Testing schedule is as follows: girls basketball Nov 6, swimming/diving Nov. 7, wrestling Nov. 11 and rifle/make-ups will be held Nov. 14. All tests will be held 3 p.m. in Rooms 375/377.
On Oct. 23, during all lunches in the cafeteria, class ring orders will be accepted. All rings ordered on this day will be delivered before winter break. Any student interested in ordering a class ring can get forms and more information in the activities office.
Two more weeks of nail art fun will be held in the Emmaus High School Library Maker Zone. Students can make a fall fingernail with seasonal and autumnal polish colors, decals charms and creative ideas.
Editor’s Note: We welcome Jake Welsko as our new Emmaus High School student reporter. He is a junior and writes Arts and Culture for the school newspaper, The Stinger.
Emmaus High School’s very own school store, The Hornet’s Nest, has been relocated to Room 519.