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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.


Thursday, January 3, 2019 by NICHOLAS TOTO in Columns

Freshman class meeting Jan. 7

No Place for Hate will hold a meeting 7-7:20 a.m. Jan. 3 in Room 409.

The counseling office is excited to offer seniors the opportunity to participate in an Instant Decision Day with Moravian College Jan. 4. as part of the college application process. Interested students should sign up in the counseling office.

An important freshmen class meeting is scheduled for Jan. 7 during period 2 in the auditorium. Topics being discussed are midterm exams and course scheduling for next year.


Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by NICHOLAS TOTO in Columns

Winter concerts set for Nov. 30, Dec. 6 and 7

The Pediatric Cancer Club meeting for Shave for the Brave will be held Nov. 28 in Cafe 2. Interested students should get a pass from the counseling office to present to their flex block teacher to be dismissed to attend the meeting.

The Emmaus High School band concert will be held 7 p.m. Nov. 30 in the auditorium.

The winter choral concert will take place Dec. 6 and 7.


Thursday, November 8, 2018 by NICHOLAS TOTO in Columns

Bloomsburg University hosts instant decision day Nov. 8

The counseling office is offering Emmaus High School seniors the opportunity to participate in instant decision days for Bloomsburg University as part of the college application process Nov. 8. EHS students may visit the counseling website or the school counseling office for information.

Anyone planning to take Spanish 3, 4, 4 Honors, SNS 5 or 5 Advanced Placement in the 2019-2020 academic year and interested in traveling to Spain during Easter break 2020, is encouraged to see Señora Hess, Señora Ardito or Señor Montepeque for information.


Thursday, October 11, 2018 by NICHOLAS TOTO in Columns

Mark your calendars for homecoming activities

Homecoming activities are planned and students are ready to celebrate.

The homecoming pep rally will be held during eighth and ninth periods Oct. 12 for all students in the football stadium. Students are encouraged to participate in homecoming spirit days.

The homecoming football game will take place in the Emmaus High School stadium 7 p.m. Oct. 12.

The annual homecoming dance will be held at EHS Oct. 13.


Thursday, September 27, 2018 by NICHOLAS TOTO in Columns

Wanted: filmmakers for student festival

The junior parking applications will close Sept. 28 at the conclusion of the school day. Students should complete the application to request an Emmaus High School Parking Permit.

Upon review of the application, students will receive an email stating whether they are eligible for a permit.

If eligible, the student’s name will be entered into a lottery drawing which will be held the morning of Oct 17.

Passes will be distributed to eligible students during first period that morning.