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Thursday, September 14, 2017 by NICHOLAS TOTO in Columns

Back to school parent night Sept. 14

The Emmaus High School back to school parent night will be held 6 p.m. Sept. 14.

The 2016-2017 yearbooks are in. If you ordered one, see Mr. Moxey in Room 503, before first period, to pick up your copy.

The EHS Interact Club will hold its first meeting after school Sept. 14 in the multi media room. Students will register for the club and discuss community service opportunities for the first marking period. Students in all grades are welcome to attend; see Mrs. McFarland in Room 564 if you are interested in joining the club but unable to attend the first meeting.


Tuesday, August 29, 2017 by NICHOLAS TOTO in Columns

Welcome back EHS students

Another year begins at Emmaus High School.

We welcome our new principal Dr. Kate Kieres to EHS.

Students started school Aug. 28, fall sports have started and all of our teams have been doing fantastic so far.

Beginning Aug. 31, students with late arrival and early dismissal on their schedule must report to the auditorium for the remainder of the six-day cycle until the late arrival or early dismissal privilege form has been submitted at their respective grade level offices.


Friday, May 19, 2017 by NICHOLAS TOTO in Columns

Congratulations to the cast and crew of ‘Miss Saigon’

Congratulations to the cast, crew and pit of “Miss Saigon” with 18 Freddy nominations including: Outstanding Performance by an Orchestra, Outstanding Use of Scenery, Outstanding Use of Costumes, Outstanding use of Lighting, Outstanding Small Ensemble Performance - Julia Bezems and Thomas Riley, “Sun & Moon,” Outstanding Choreography, Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role - Erin McGowan as Ellen, Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role - Sebastian Mora as Thuy and Alejandro Rodriguez as John, Outstanding Performance by a Featured Dancer - Luke Csordas as


Wednesday, May 3, 2017 by NICHOLAS TOTO in Columns

Visit the college fair May 3

The Emmaus High School college fair will be held 6 to 8 p.m. May 3 at the school. Approximately 170 schools and organizations attend to provide information about post-high school education. Students and their families are encouraged to attend.

The EHS Senior Ball will be held 6 to 10 p.m. May 5 at The Palace Center, 623 Hanover Ave., Allentown. The Afterball will be held at the high school following the prom 11:30 p.m. to 4 a.m. May 6.


Thursday, April 6, 2017 by NICHOLAS TOTO in Columns

The junior prom is April 29; the senior ball is May 5

Emmaus High School will host dances for the junior and senior classes in the coming weeks.

If any juniors plan to attend the prom, join the Google Classroom page. Guest permission forms are due shortly and tickets go on sale before and after school April 5. For more information, contact Mrs. Frantzen or Mrs. Simpkins ASAP.

The prom is 6:30 to 10 p.m. April 29.

Attention juniors and seniors: Make sure you pay any fines or debts you may have before buying a prom or ball ticket. Not sure if you have a fine? Stop by the main office to check.


Tuesday, March 21, 2017 by NICHOLAS TOTO in Columns

Shave for the Brave scheduled March 24

Shave For The Brave will be held 5 p.m. March 24 in the Emmaus High School main gym. Come and support the teams and individuals participating in this great cause! Register to be a shavee, volunteer or certified barber by visiting the website www.stbaldricks.org/events/emmaus5.

The Forensic Science Student Organization at Cedar Crest College will hold the 15th annual forensic science symposium 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 25.


Wednesday, February 22, 2017 by NICHOLAS TOTO in Columns

Language Fair Feb. 25

The World Languages International Fair will be held Feb. 25 in the cafeteria. The snow date is March 4.

Students will register for their 2017-2018 courses Feb. 27.

Buzz Magazine will host its second fundraiser with Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza Feb 27. Twenty percent of all dine in and carry out orders will be donated to Buzz Magazine for the annual print issue. All you have to do is or mention you are supporting Buzz Magazine when you place your order.


Wednesday, February 8, 2017 by NICHOLAS TOTO in Columns

Global Citizens Club offers carnations for Valentine’s Day

Emmaus High School students can purchase a sweet carnation for someone special to be delivered on Valentine’s Day. Include a personalized message and have it delivered to the recipient’s class Feb. 14. Students can also commission a personalized calligraphy message in one of 10 languages besides English. Look for Global Citizens Club members at lunch through Feb. 13 to make a purchase.

The U. S. Army will visit Emmaus High School Feb. 6. For a complete list of college visits to the school, visit the guidance office or check the school website.