The drama club at Allentown Central Catholic High School would like to thank all those who attended “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” Dec. 2 and 3. It was the final winter play for 16 seniors in the cast and crew.
The annual 40 hours school-wide retreat will be held Dec. 15 and 16. The two days will include a keynote speaker, small group sessions, Eucharistic adoration and a mass with Bishop Barres. Students will be dismissed 1 p.m. Dec. 16 following the close of the retreat.
For any student who took the PSAT, there will be student information sessions through Dec. 20. The online score report, its meaning and its interpretation will be discussed. Seats are limited. Students must sign up in the counseling office.
I hope everyone had a happy Thanksgiving surrounded by family and friends. Now that the Christmas season is upon us in earnest, pay attention to changes in the scheduling of meetings.
Upper Milford supervisors, for instance, held their regular meeting Dec. 1, the regularly scheduled date. But as of now, their Dec. 15 meeting is canceled. Instead the supervisors will hold a year-end meeting 7:30 p.m. Dec. 29.
Their re-organization meeting will be 7:30 p.m. Jan. 3, 2017.
The annual fall sports awards ceremony was held Nov. 18 to recognize all the teams and players have accomplished over the past few months. Varsity letter winners, team most valuable players and Eastern Pennsylvania Conference Scholar Athlete Nominees received their special letters, trophies and medals.
Some highlights from the fall sports season include an EPC North championship for the football team and District 11 titles for the girls cross country and volleyball teams.
Emmaus High School’s SADD/Kid to Kid club, the advanced health class and the wellness fitness club attended a healthy living expo at Southern Lehigh High School Nov. 17. Students needed to come up with something for their “booth” that could help students be healthy, relaxed, make good choices and much more.
A computer science showcase will be held Dec. 1 immediately after parent/teacher conferences in rooms 366, 368 and 369.
Junior’s Gertrude Hawk orders will be available for pick up Dec. 5 in the auditorium lobby after school.
To help get you in the holiday spirit, plan on attending Emmaus’ OldFashioned Christmas celebration Dec. 2 and 3 sponsored by the Emmaus Main Street Partners, a proud partner of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce and Gross McGinley LLP.
The eighth annual craft/vendor fair will be held 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 19 at the Lower Macungie Township Community Center. Over 100 crafters and vendors will be participating. Brookside Deli will offer lunch 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Lunch can be purchased 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. A free shuttle from the parking lot to the door is available.
The week of Nov. 7 to 11 was Senior Week at Allentown Central Catholic High School.
Emmaus High School Varsity football played Parkland High School Oct. 28 and won 24 to 21 in double overtime.
The drama department at EHS will present Neil Simon’s “Brighton Beach Memoirs” for the fall production 7 p.m. Nov. 3, 4 and 5. This comedic play is the autobiographical account of Simon’s childhood growing up in Brooklyn, N.Y., during the 1930s.