East Penn Press

Monday, March 30, 2020

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Thursday, March 26, 2020 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in School

Andrew McAllister

Q. Who are the members of your family: parents, siblings and pets?

A. I have a father, Brian, a mother, Kathryn, a brother, Patrick and two sisters, Elizabeth and Kathleen.

Q. What do you most enjoy about being a senior at Emmaus High School?

A. My classes this year as a senior have been very enjoyable, as they are very interesting to me. My teachers are great and I get to spend a lot of time with my friends in these classes.

Q. What is your favorite subject? Why?

EAST PENN SCHOOL DISTRICT

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in School

Willow Lane Elementary School presents ‘Humour Tales Returns’

Recently, Willow Lane Elementary School students enrolled in grades one through five presented “Humour Tales Returns,” a theatrical production consisting of three skits. Director Deb Campbell stated in her director’s notes, “After last year’s Humour Tales, I didn’t feel quite finished.” To the delight of Willow Lane Elementary School students and parents, she decided to produce a second batch of whimsically skewed fairytales.

EYER MIDDLE SCHOOL

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 by ADDY SILFIES in School

Students bring Disney’s Mulan Jr. to life

The cast and crew of Disney’s Mulan Jr are ready to take the stage on opening night March 12 at Eyer Middle School.

“So ready that it is getting to be very stressful,” Molly Magro, one of the directors, said. Magro, library media specialist at the school, is co-directing the show with seventh grade teacher Jennifer Najarian. Both described the show as stressful, but a fantastic production.

“We have an amazing group of students who have worked hard and have embraced the culture of this play.”

EMMAUS HIGH SCHOOL

Thursday, March 5, 2020 by DOUGLAS GRAVES in School

Robots give their all in Emmaus

Fifty teams of robotics enthusiasts filled the cafeterias at Emmaus High School Feb. 15 and 16, all intent on seeing their robot creation in the winner’s circle.

Emmaus High School’s Steel Hornets Robotics team hosted the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology, or FIRST, Tech Challenge state qualifier robotics competition.

Led by EHS chemistry and robotics instructor John Bradley, Connor Mack, Rachel Tobey, Gabriel Black, Laura Klopchin, Ian Zakos and many other EHS students provided the support staff for the robotics competition.