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STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in School

Kevyn McConlogue

Q: What grade are you in?

A: I am in 12th grade.

Q: What is your favorite subject? Why?

A: My favorite subject is AP Government because I am studying international relations and political science in college. I think the ability for an American to influence policy in our democratic society is an unbelievable privilege.

Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?

A: I was inducted into National Honor Society, Tri M. Honor Music Society and National Spanish Honor Society my junior year of high school.

ALBURTIS BOROUGH COUNCIL

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in Local News

Neighbors unhappy with wake-up call

Alburtis resident Donald Bauman asked members of Alburtis Borough Council at the April 29 meeting if something could be done about a neighbor's rooster who crows very early daily.

"It starts between 4 and 4:30 a.m. It's way too early," Bauman said.

Borough Council President Steve Hill said there is currently no ordinance against having chickens in the borough. Police Chief Robert Palmer was asked to speak with the neighbor to help resolve this problem

Alburtis School

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in School

Future kindergarten students register for the first day of school

The East Penn School District held the last kindergarten registration for the district at Alburtis Elementary School recently.

Anyone who missed registering at the other schools for the 2015-2016 academic year could register at Alburtis Elementary School.

Registrants visited a series of stations including the nurses station, the speech station and the teacher station where children colored with crayons and cut with scissors.

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in School

John Dudley

Q: What grade are you in?

A: I am in 12th grade at Emmaus High School.

Q: What is your favorite subject? Why?

A: My favorite subject is economics because it reveals the inner workings of the economy in relation to government regulations. I find this interesting because it coincides with my finance class.

Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?

A: I have been on the Principal's Honor Roll and Honor Roll since the beginning of high school. I am a member of National Honor Society and the Spanish Honor Society.

Shoemaker Elementary School

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in School

Students celebrate Music In Our School Month with an assembly

Music in Our School Month was held recently at Shoemaker Elementary in Macungie. A special assembly was held to provide the finale to a month of music.

Following The Pledge of Allegiance and an opening song, each class, directed by Lindsay Super, music teacher at Shoemaker, sang a song stressing something about music.

Kindergartners sang the song "Listen to the Beat" to demonstrate rhythm and how rhythm in music does affect the beating of your heart.

First graders performed "Give it a Rest" to demonstrate rest periods in music.

Alburtis Fire Department

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in Local News

Firefighter marks 30 years of service

Nan Perna, of Alburtis, recently celebrated 30 years of service with the Alburtis Fire Department.

Perna received a trophy and red blanket embroidered with "Nan Perna, Alburtis Fire Department, 30 Years Service."

The trophy is a bronze replica of a female firefighter holding a helmet in her right hand with her hair tied up in a ponytail, dressed in firefighting turnout gear complete with glowing fluorescent yellow stripes around the jacket and boots. When viewed from the front, the trophy strikingly resembles Perna dressed in her gear.

Wescosville Elementary School

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in School

Vendors, crafters and the Easter bunny help raise funds for Austism Speaks

With 49 vendors and more than 150 raffle prizes donated from business and local groups, organizers of the Wescosville Elementary School's Breakfast with the Easter Bunny and Wescosville Wishes craft and vendor fair and raffle recently are trying to raise more funds.

"Last year we raised over $3,000 and this year we are hoping for more for Autism Speaks. This is our biggest fundraiser of the year and we do a lot more," Taylor Angel, a special education teacher, said.

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in Local News

Collin Dunkle

Q What grade are you in?

AI am in 12th grade at Emmaus High School.

Q What is your favorite subject? Why?

A History. I have always enjoyed history most because it is an interesting subject and provides an insight into a different time and different groups of people.

Q Have you received any special awards or recognition?

A No.

Q Are you involved in any extracurricular activities?

A I play club volleyball as well as varsity for the EHS team. I play violin in the EHS orchestra and also play piano in my free time.

Alburtis Bid deadline extended for Third Street

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in Local News

Sharon Trexler, borough manager, advised borough council at the April 8 meeting, no bids were received for the handicapped portion of Third Street and, according to Ott Consulting, borough engineer, Lehigh County wants five bids. At the suggestion of Councilperson David Lehr, council members approved asking for an extension of time.