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VIKING VOICES

Thursday, November 1, 2018 by MICHAEL FLECK in Columns

Fall open house Nov. 18

Fall open house will be held 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 18 at Allentown Central Catholic High School. Current and prospective families will be able to tour the school, meet teachers and students and learn about Central’s clubs and activities. Viking Christmas, which features Central spirit wear and other ACCHS gifts for sale will also be held 2 to 4 p.m. in Rockne Hall.

VIKING VOICES

Friday, October 26, 2018 by MICHAEL FLECK in Columns

Sports teams having a successful fall season

It has been a successful fall for Allentown Central Catholic High School sports teams.

Vikette tennis held their senior night Sept. 28 and recognized Jess Davis, Katie Gehris, Lauren Minutella, Hannah Sarmir and Katelyn Wang. Doubles partners Jess Davis and Emma Sweterlish were named Eastern Pennsylvania Conference Doubles Champions Oct. 10 during the EPC Championships. Kara Wang and Sabrina Yurconic took third in doubles.

EMMAUS COLUMN

Friday, October 26, 2018 by CORRINE DURDOCK in Columns

Lioness Club hosts free ‘Scarf Shower’ Nov. 4 at Triangle Park

The Emmaus Lioness Lions Club will hold a scarf shower 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 4 at Triangle Park. The hand-knitted scarfs will be hung on the fence and anyone who needs one is welcome to take it without cost. The rain date for the scarf shower is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 11. The Lioness Club meets 6:30 p.m. the second Monday of the month at the Superior Restaurant. For information, call 610-967-9689.

LOWER MACUNGIE COLUMN

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by MARY PATRICIA FLETCHER in Columns

Mothers and sons to party at the Lower Macungie Community Center Oct. 19

There will be a mother-son Halloween party for boys ages four to 12 years old 7-9 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Lower Macungie Community Center. To register, call or go to the community center 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday or call 610-966-6924.

The Church of the Good Shepherd U.C.C., 135 Quarry Road, Alburtis, will hold a presentation on the biblical teachings found in the contemporary stained glass windows during the service 10:30 a.m. Oct. 21. The symbolism of the images in the windows will be related to the teachings of the Old and New Testaments. All are welcome.

HORNET HAPPENINGS

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.

SCIENCE MADE EASY

Thursday, October 11, 2018 by KATRINA GUIDO in Columns

Questions about battery life answered

We are a society always seeking. No, I’m not referring to our search for purpose, a career or love. I’m talking about the constant search for outlets to charge our electronic devices. We charge our phones, tablets, etc. hoping the battery lasts the same amount of time as the day of purchase, only to be sent off running for the nearest outlet to charge yet again much too soon.

CENTRAL CATHOLIC COLUMN

Thursday, October 4, 2018 by MICHAEL FLECK in Columns

Allentown Central Catholic High School celebrates homecoming

Allentown Central Catholic High School celebrated its 2018 Homecoming during the week of Sept. 24-29.

Spirit Week was held Sept. 17-21 and featured themes such as Pajama Day, Jersey Day, Groutfit Day, Twin Day and Green and Gold Day. The week culminated in a pep rally Sept. 28, which featured performances from the varsity and junior varsity cheerleaders, the drumline, the dance team, and the mance team, a long-standing tradition in which senior boys perform a choreographed dance during the pep rally.

MACUNGIE COLUMN

Thursday, October 4, 2018 by MARY PATRICIA FLETCHER in Columns

Mark your calendars for Halloween events in Macungie

The third annual Macungie Halloween 2 mile Fun Run will be held 6:45 a.m. Oct. 27 (prior to the Macungie Halloween Parade) starting at Buttonwood and Main streets in Macungie. Same day registration will be held 6-6:30 p.m. For more information, go to www.macungieparade.com.

The Lower Lehigh Lions Club will sponsor the annual Macungie Halloween Parade starting 7:15 p.m. Oct. 27 at Main and Buttonwood streets. The parade ends at Macungie Memorial Park. The rain date is Nov. 3. For more information, go to www.macungieparade.com.

EMMAUS COLUMN

Thursday, September 27, 2018 by CORRINE DURDOCK in Columns

Emmaus Halloween Parade set for Oct. 20

Ready, set, go to get the best viewing spot for the popular Emmaus’ annual Halloween parade and Halloween in Emmaus 5K race Oct. 20. Come on out and cheer the runners on and applaud the parade marchers and floats.

The start time for the race is 7 p.m. Prizes are awarded to top runners and costume contest winners. For information, visit Emmaus5k.com. Proceeds from the race benefit the Halloween parade and Emmaus’ parks system.

HORNET HAPPENINGS

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.