East Penn Press

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

St. Ann School Third Trimester Honor Roll

Thursday, July 2, 2020 by The Press in School

St. Ann School has announced the names of students named to the third trimester honor roll.


Grade 8: Audrey Boardman, Margaret Coassolo, Harper Daly, Erin Durso, Keira Gilboy, Logan Hartman, Catherine Raynock, Sarah Rutch, Gregory Smith, Marian Smith

Grade 7: Pearl Bixler, Nora Casciano, Rachel Fleck, Anand George, Zoe Hulings, Ella Patterson, Connor Spagna, Sophia Tranguch


Thursday, June 25, 2020 by The Press in School

Student earns scholarship


Emmaus High School student Caden Wright, of Macungie, recently received a Military Police Regimental Association scholarship.

Wright will study mechanical engineering at Lehigh University, Bethlehem.

According to the Lehigh University website, Wright holds an Eastern Pennsylvania Conference District XI wrestling title and is an EPC Scholar-Athlete.

Greater Valley YMCA sponsors free youth meals

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in School

The outbreak of COVID-19 has added stress to everyone’s daily life. For some, the concerns are far greater than uncut hair and eating in. To alleviate some of the strain caused by family income reduction and/or loss, the Greater Valley YMCA is distributing free youth meals at eight sites throughout the Lehigh Valley. One such site is Macungie Memorial Park. For a listing of the other sites, visit https://www.gv-ymca.org/YMCA%20Feeding%20Programs.

“We are just thrilled to be able to offer this critical community service,” David Fagerstrom, CEO of the Greater Valley YMCA said.


Wednesday, June 10, 2020 by APRIL PETERSON in School

Students earn journalism honors

Emmaus High School students Rylan Bassett, Kathleen Taranto and Stefania Schoen recently were recognized by school faculty for their work in journalism and the community.

“I am very excited and honored to have received this award,” Schoen replied in an email interview June 5.

Schoen received the Richard F. Gaal Memorial scholarship, an award honoring a longtime photographer for the East Penn Press, now one of the Lehigh Valley Press newspapers and formerly the Emmaus Free Press. Gaal died in 1995.

Gaal also was active in the Emmaus community.


Wednesday, June 10, 2020 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in School

Emmaus High School student receives honor

National Merit® Scholarship Corporation recently announced Emmaus High School student Stephanie Sipics, of Macungie, as among students who received National Merit® Scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities.

Sipics received the National Merit® Case Western University Scholarship.

Sipics plans to pursue a career in biomedical engineering.