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.
On Oct. 5 the Allentown Central Catholic Viking marching band participated in the First Flags competition.
Hosted by Easton Area High School, the bands were adjudicated by local high school band directors in the categories of music, marching and general effect. The Viking marching band received an overall rating of “Excellent.” An additional ‘Esprit de Corps’ award – recognizing qualities including spirit, pride and courage – also was presented to the ACCHS band.
Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 8. In addition to the all too well-publicized race for president, there are also contests for U.S. Senate and U.S. Congress on the ballot. Plus, Upper Milford residents will vote on a referendum question asking whether they support a small increase in the earned income tax to fund the acquisition of land by the township for purposes of preservation.
Nov. 8 is Election Day. Don’t forget to exercise your right and responsibility to vote.
The Macungie curbside leaf collection will take place weekly during the month of November. Residents should rake their leaves to the curb by 7 a.m. Leaves can also be taken to the borough garage on South Church Street.
The Parkland Art League will hold its meeting 7 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Macungie Institute, 510 E. Main St. Internationally known artist Hong Tatt Foo will be the guest demonstrator for the meeting.