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Tuesday, May 26, 2020


Wednesday, June 5, 2019 by NICHOLAS TOTO in Columns

Baccaulaureate June 8; graduation June 9

All high school library checkouts will be day to day until June 10. Summer circulation will begin June 10. All books checked out from that day on will be due back Sept 6.

The last day for evening hours in the library will be June 6.

There will be no breakfasts served June 17 or 18.

Students who are registered for advanced placement biology for the 2019-2020 school year should see Mrs. Svencer in Room 422 to get a copy of the summer independent study packet and textbook.


Thursday, May 23, 2019 by NICHOLAS TOTO in Columns

Buzz Magazine available for sale at all lunches at Emmaus High School

The Emmaus High School Library has stocked up with acrylic mounting blocks, stamps and 15 different colored ink pads for the month of May as the foundation of a permanent Maker Zone card creation station. Students are encouraged to create cards.

Buzz Magazine will sell this year’s print issue at all four lunches. Grab your copy of EHS’s own fashion, beauty and lifestyle magazine.

The Red Cross Club will host a blood drive May 22; sign up to donate in the cafeteria or see Mrs. Murray in Room 335. Donors need to be at least 16 years of age.


Thursday, May 9, 2019 by NICHOLAS TOTO in Columns

Graduation speaker auditions offered May 8

Kid to Kid/SADD sponsored a “Grim Reaper” event at Emmaus High School April 26.

The event involved students getting pulled out of class and wearing a necklace for the rest of the day. This symbolized how many people would be involved in a drunk driving incident. With the necklaces, students through the day could see how many kids were affected as the day went on.


Wednesday, April 24, 2019 by NICHOLAS TOTO in Columns

Boys and girls lacrosse teams battle pancreatic cancer

Emmaus High School boys and girls lacrosse teams will battle pancreatic cancer in the annual PanCan lacrosse games against Southern Lehigh April 27.

In efforts to raise money for a great cause, players will sell PanCan T-shirts during all lunch periods until April 26. Short-sleeved and long-sleeved T-shirts are available. All proceeds go toward the research and treatment for pancreatic cancer. Wearing the T-shirt earns you free entrance to the games played at Southern Lehigh High School.


Thursday, April 18, 2019 by NICHOLAS TOTO in Columns

Afterball tickets are now on sale

Any junior strongly considering attending Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute for college should add his/her name to a list in the counseling office to be considered for the Rensselaer Medal. To be considered, the student must be in the top 10 percent of the junior class and should be taking four years of math and science including biology, chemistry and lab-based physics.


Thursday, March 28, 2019 by NICHOLAS TOTO in Columns

College visits for juniors scheduled April 12

Congratulations to everyone involved with Les Mis. You all did outstanding!

All performances sold out and the fundraiser for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society raised $5,700.

The next Buzz Magazine meeting will be 2:30 p.m. March 27 in the learning lab. This is a full club meeting.

Mr. Emmaus, the annual talent contest, will be held 7:30 to 10 p.m. March 27 in the Emmaus High School auditorium.


Wednesday, February 27, 2019 by NICHOLAS TOTO in Columns

EHS dodgeball tournament Feb. 28

The French club will meet Feb. 27 right after school in Room 239 for a painting party. It’s never too late to join French Club. See Madame Kalb in Room 239 for more information.

The next German Club meeting will be Feb. 27 in Room 333. Plans are being made for laser tag, a German cooking class, Penn State and a possible cultural exchange day. New members are always welcome to join.


Thursday, February 14, 2019 by NICHOLAS TOTO in Columns

Showing forgiveness on Valentine’s Day

The Emmaus High School Library will hold a limited-time only fine forgiveness event for Valentine’s Day, which will conclude at the end of the day on Feb. 15. For students who bring overdue items in their possession directly to the library (not the book drop outside counseling) during this time period, the library will delete the automatically-generated late charges and will cut in half the total of any pre-existing fine that is paid directly.


Thursday, January 31, 2019 by NICHOLAS TOTO in Columns

Snow Dance scheduled Feb. 2

A dance, a dodgeball tournament and a senior class photo are among activities in February at Emmaus High School.

The annual Snow Dance will be held 7 p.m. Feb. 2 at EHS. Tickets can be purchased during school lunch periods.

The senior class photo will take place during period 1 Feb. 5.

Feb. 8 is now a full day of school for EHS students.

Spring sports physicals are scheduled Feb. 13 and sports team registrations also will be held.

Track and field and boys volleyball sign-ups will be Feb. 5 after school in EHS Cafeteria 1.