East Penn Press

Friday, November 16, 2018


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.


Thursday, September 13, 2018 by NICHOLAS TOTO in Columns

Emmaus High School students encouraged to join clubs

There are a number of clubs at Emmaus High School looking for new members.

For interested Pennsylvania Math League members, try out the Math Madness online competitions. The first meeting is Sept. 13, where there will be more information and practice materials. To learn more, see Mrs. Adams in Room 369.

Any ninth grade student interested in Student Government Advisory should pick up an application from their social studies teacher. Completed applications should be returned to Mrs. Montero in Room 537 by Sept. 21.


Thursday, August 30, 2018 by NICHOLAS TOTO in School

Students travel to Alaska for 10 days

Mike Mihalik teaches earth and space science elective courses, including Geology of the National Parks, Meteorology and Oceanography at Emmaus High School. In addition to being a teacher, he is also the head baseball coach, advisor of the National Parks Club and co-advisor to Student Government.

The 2017-18 school year was his 13th year at EHS.


Thursday, August 30, 2018 by NICHOLAS TOTO in Columns

Emmaus High School closed Aug. 31 and Sept. 3

Emmaus High School students started the 2018-2019 school year Aug. 27. We are looking forward to a great school year ahead.

The incoming freshman experienced EHS for themselves on the first day with a club fair after the upperclassmen were dismissed. The club fair was for incoming freshman to see all of the activities offered at the school.

There really is something for everyone.

The students then went through all of their classes in preparation for a full day of school Aug. 28.

EHS will be closed Aug. 31 and Sept. 3 for the Labor Day holiday.


Thursday, June 7, 2018 by NICHOLAS TOTO in Columns

Congratulations to cast and crew of ‘West Side Story’

Congratulations to the Emmaus High School cast and crew of “West Side Story” for receiving Freddy Awards for outstanding use of lighting and outstanding choreography and congratulations to Luke Csordas for receiving the Freddy Award for outstanding performance by a featured dancer.

Summer circulation in the library has started. Books checked out will be due back to the library Sept. 7.

The final Buzz Magazine meeting of the year will be June 6.


Thursday, May 24, 2018 by NICHOLAS TOTO in Columns

Outdoor color guard seeks new members May 24

Boys soccer signups will be held after school May 22 at Emmaus High School in Cafeteria 2.

Cross country signups will be held 2:45 p.m. May 30 in Cafeteria 1.

A global citizens meeting will be held May 24. On the agenda is an ice cream party, choosing officers for next year and a recap of the year. Looking forward to seeing you there.

Come join the outdoor color guard 3 to 5 p.m. May 24 in the EHS band room. It is a place to have fun, learn a new activity, express yourself and meet new people. No experience is necessary and all are welcome.


Thursday, May 10, 2018 by NICHOLAS TOTO in Columns

Presentation for parents on vaping at Eyer Middle School May 22

The band concert was held at Emmaus High School May 1. All of the bands did an excellent job. Congratulations!

On May 2, all of the students, faculty and staff participated in a Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events drill. The purpose of this drill was different than a normal lockdown.


Thursday, April 12, 2018 by NICHOLAS TOTO in Columns

Plan to attend the college fair May 2 at EHS

The Middle School Jazz Festival took place April 6 at Emmaus High School. Congratulations to all of those who participated. Also, a special mention for our own East Penn student, Owen Hoffman of Eyer Middle School who was awarded best soloist. Owen plays the trombone. There were a total of seven middle school bands from the area competing in this event.