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Thursday, October 5, 2017 by KATHLEEN SHANNON KOEHN in School

Local expert helps decipher the college financial aid process


Confused? You might be if you’re a high school senior or the parent of a senior planning to attend college next year.

Fortunately, Emmaus High School’s guidance office sponsored a financial aid program Sept. 28 with Kim Adamson, assistant director of financial aid at Cedar Crest College, an expert at answering unending questions from students and parents alike.


Thursday, October 5, 2017 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in School

Students join forces to help students in disaster zone

Students in the East Penn School District are working to send relief to their fellow students in areas damaged by Hurricane Harvey.

Jefferson Elementary School – Jefferson SOARS into Houston-Jefferson Elementary helped their elementary school counterparts at Cimarron Elementary School in Houston. Cimarron is a building housing pre-kindergarten through fifth grade, just like Jefferson, and their families have been heavily impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Cimmaron’s principal, Cynthia Galaviz, has indicated their greatest needs include student uniforms and clothing.

Dent recognizes U.S. Service Academies’ Class of 2021

Thursday, August 17, 2017 by AARON BERGER in School

Congressman Charlie Dent, R-15th, held his 12th annual send-off reception recently at his 3900 Hamilton Blvd. office in Allentown for high school students from his district who will attend one of the United States Service Academies this fall.

Andrew Posch, of Bethlehem Catholic High School, Reilly McGinnis, of Emmaus High School, Tyler Herber, of Hamburg High School, Jayden Demmy, of Cedar Cliff High School, and Karl Van Blargan, of Hershey High School are going to the United States Military Academy at West Point in New York.


Thursday, August 17, 2017 by The Press in School

Students place in regional state competition


Local students Natalie Krupka and Griffin Mulvihill, both of Allentown, are among University of Scranton students taking first, second and third place awards in competitions at the 2017 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Region 2 Student Activities Conference, held in the spring semester at Rowan University in New Jersey.

Twenty-five Scranton students participated in contests that included robotics, physics, design and student paper and ethics competitions, as well as leadership training.