East Penn Press

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

EAST PENN SCHOOL DISTRICT

Thursday, June 28, 2018 by ED COURRIER in School

Allan Byrd takes oath of office as conflict builds over ‘rights’

In a room nearly filled to capacity, the East Penn School Board June 25 meeting began with newly-appointed board member Allan Byrd taking the oath of office. Byrd replaces Alan Earnshaw with his term expiring Dec. 2, 2019.

Director Ken Bacher was elected president by his fellow board members with Director Paul Champagne chosen to serve as vice president.

EAST PENN SCHOOL DISTRICT

Thursday, June 21, 2018 by JODI BOGERT in School

Families learn about how to prevent underage vaping

Parents and guardians recently attended a program about the dangers of underage vaping at Eyer Middle School. Organized by Emmaus High School Principal Dr. Kate Kieres and Caron Treatment Centers, the event discussed the growing trend of vaping, the act of inhaling and exhaling the aerosol produced by an electronic device.

Attendees also learned how to prevent and seek treatment for addiction.

Mallory Henry, coordinator of student prevention program services at Caron Centers, began the program by covering the basics of vaping.

EMMAUS HIGH SCHOOL

Thursday, June 21, 2018 by The Press in School

Senior academic awards presented

ACE Award (Exchange Club of Western Lehigh): Jasmine Seip

Art Department Award (Art Department): Alyssa Althouse, Sarah Dapper, Jessica Harnett, Gavin Maura

Art Department Award (Permanent Collection): Jessica Harnett, Lorabeth Iobst, Julia Norelli, Lindsey Miller

Athlete of the Year - female (Elisabeth (Betsy) Wilson Memorial Award): Abigail Dalton

Athlete of the Year - male (Daniel M. Sachs Memorial Award): James Haag

Benjamin Michael Albro Orchestra Award: Benjamin Braun

Chamber Strings Award: Sandhya Sriram