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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.

Collin Cox

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER Special to The Press in School

Q: What grade are you in?

A: I recently graduated from 12th grade.

Q: What was your favorite subject? Why?

A: My favorite subject was social studies. It was my favorite because I love learning about the past and how things happened so you do not make those same mistakes.

Q: Did you receive any special awards or recognition?

A: I received scholar athlete for golf.

Q: Were you involved in any extracurricular activities?

A: I played on the high school's golf and teams and was part of the Hornet ambassador program.

STUDENTs OF THE WEEK Bryan Auvil

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER Special to The Press in School

Q: What grade are you in?

A: I am a 2012 graduate of Emmaus High School.

Q: What was your favorite subject? Why?

A: My favorite subject was chemistry. I enjoyed doing labs and I like the fact chemistry is governed by laws on how atoms and molecules interact and combine.

Q: Did you receive any special awards or recognition?

A: I was a National Merit Scholar semifinalist, a member of National Honor Society and of the Spanish Honor Society and the Emmaus Football Scholar Athlete.

Q: Were you involved in any extracurricular activities?

Zionsville youth thankful for summer journey on historic schooner

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by TYLER D. MARTIN in School

Shawn Merrill Jr., of Zionsville, was one of 14 students selected to sail the high seas for an educational journey on an historic schooner.

Merrill was able to join the summer crew of the Roseway by writing an essay and submitting in an application to the World Ocean School, Maine.

The students traveled from Boston to Nova Scotia stopping in Shelburne, Halifax and Lunenburg on a three-mast 137-foot sailboat built in 1925 as a fishing vessel.

Student of the Week

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER Special to The Press in School

Blair Geiger

Q: What grade are you in?

A: I am a 2012 graduate of Emmaus High School.

Q: What was your favorite subject? Why?

A: History was my favorite subject. All of my favorite teachers have taught history. They are always the friendliest, funniest people and often the best teachers. I also simply find it compelling learning about the history of the world. There are some amazing characters out there with incredible stories.

Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?