East Penn Press

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in School

Chelsea Gravereaux

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

A. My parents are Rob and Kelly Gravereaux. I have an older sister named Chloe and a younger brother named Chase. We have a dog, Lucy and two cats Phoebe and Mia.

Q. What do you most enjoy about being a senior?

A. My favorite part about being a senior is having more freedom.

Q. What is your favorite subject? Why?

A. My favorite subject is math. I have always liked that it is straightforward and there are steps to follow to get the right answer.

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Thursday, May 9, 2019 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in School

Grant Haffner

Q. Who are the members of your family?

A. My parents are Stephen and Dana Haffner; I have an older sister Carly, a dog Nolan and a cat Callie.

Q. What do you most enjoy about being a senior?

A. Being viewed as a role model in the school and setting a good example for others.

Q. What is your favorite subject? Why?

A. Math because I enjoy dealing with numbers and mathematical calculations/problem solving.

Q. Have you received any special awards or recognition?

READING OLYMPICS

Thursday, May 9, 2019 by DOUGLAS GRAVES in School

Earning Olympic-sized honors through reading

With team names like “Chapter Raptors” and the “Novel Nifflers,” 253 area middle school students organized into 21 teams competed recently at Lower Macungie Middle School for top honors in reading comprehension at the Reading Olympics.

Organizers gave each team a list of 45 books to read.

Team “Columbian Book Weasels” from Orefield Middle School placed second. Each member of the team received a copy of “Refugee” by Alan Gratz. English Language Arts Teacher Robin Roberts sponsored the team.