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STUDENT OF THE WEEK Gordon Daichendt

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER Special to The Press in School

Q: What grade are you in?

A: I'm currently a senior at Emmaus High School.

Q: What is your favorite subject? Why?

A: My favorite subject right now is psychology because there are so many interesting things to learn about the human mind.

Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?

A: I received the Dwight D. Eisenhower Leadership Award my junior year.

Q: Are you involved in any extracurricular activities?

A: I play varsity soccer in the fall, wrestle varsity in the winter and participate in the Marine Corps Fitness Team in the spring.

STUDENT OF THE WEEK Terence Cawley

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER Special to The Press in School

Q: What grade are you in?

A: I am a senior at Emmaus High School.

Q: What is your favorite subject? Why?

A: My favorite subject is biology, because I find the study of life, in all of its beautiful complexity, utterly fascinating.

Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?

A: I was recently named a National Merit Semifinalist. I am a member of National Honor Society and the National Spanish Honor Society. I have also been on the Principal's Honor Roll for the last three years.

Q: Are you involved in any extracurricular activities?

2013 National Merit® Scholarship Program

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in School

Semifinalists named

Officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation recently announced the names of approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 58th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.

These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 8,300 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $32 million offered next spring.

Positive attitudes abound at Eyer's Fall Frolic

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER Special to The Press in School

Students enjoyed games and activities at the Fall Frolic, a major PAWS fundraising event, held recently at Eyer Middle School, Macungie.

Students with a pre-paid ticket could go on all the rides, play all the games and participate in all of the activities.

During the event the hallways at Eyer were alive with crowds of students lined up and socializing while waiting their turn to play games or participate in activities.

East Penn SCHOOL DISTRICT Events and Happenings

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 by The Press in School

Oct. 10

The Wescosville Elementary School PTO will meet 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the school café.

Eyer Middle School will host teen read week in the Instructional Media Center through Oct. 14.

The Eyer Middle School Angel Network will meet 2 to 3 p.m. at the school.

The Eyer Middle School Eyer Connection will meet 7 to 8 p.m. at the school.

Oct. 11

Macungie Elementary School students will participate in picture day throughout the day.

Willow Lane Elementary School students will participate in group pictures throughout the day.

STUDENT OF THE WEEK Dan Brndjar

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER Special to The Press in School

Q: What grade are you in?

A: I am in 12th grade.

Q: What is your favorite subject? Why?

A: My favorite subject is physics because I enjoy a challenge and therefore enjoy solving the complex math problems that have real world applications.

Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?

A: I have received Principal's Honor Roll in grades nine, 10 and 11. In ninth grade, I also received the Diely Memorial Award for outstanding performance in Honors English and Honors social studies.

Q: Are you involved in any extracurricular activities?

Cambridge brings excitement to early childhood education

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 by The Press in School

"This afternoon was a powerful culmination of a summer full of fun, friendship and active learning," Mary Jo Iorio, senior manager at The Cambridge Schools, said. "While camp has now ended at East Penn Cambridge, we look forward to the year ahead for our school age program, which offers before and after school enrichment for children aged 5 through 12."

Meeting the teachers at Shoemaker Elementary School

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 by The Press in School

With over 740 students at Shoemaker Elementary School, it was no surprise to Principal Lynn Brinckman to see an abundance of parents and guardians at the school Sept. 6 attending the meet the teacher event. Parents and guardians took the opportunity to meet the teachers, learn more about the curriculum and student expectations.