There is an opportunity for organizations and local businesses to advertise in our 2018-2019 Printed School Calendar. The BASD calendar is an annual communication piece distributed to the homes of approximately 13,500 students and 2,000 staff members. Continue reading “Advertise in the 2018-2019 BASD Printed School Calendar”
Liberty High School Seniors who intend on participating in athletics on the NCAA Div. I, II, and III levels next year, expressed their intentions during “Liberty High School Athletic Signing Day” on April 20, 2018. Continue reading “Liberty High School Hosts Athletic Signing Day”
Freedom High School students were honored at the 2018 Freedom High School National Merit Scholarship and Student Achievement Luncheon held at the school on April 20.
Joining the honored students were faculty; administration including BASD Superintendent Dr. Joseph J. Roy; school board members; and friends and family.
Freedom High School Principal, Michael LaPorta, lead the BASD community in congratulating the award recipients and wishing them luck on their future endeavors.
Those honored during the event include:
Sean Boyer – AXA Financial Scholarship Recipient
Joshua Adams – First place in Universal Technical Institute’s “Top Technician” Challenge at Bethlehem Area Vo-Technical School
William Lasko – First place in Universal Technical Institute’s “Top Technician” Challenge at Bethlehem Area Vo-Technical School
Ryan Brown – First Place in Related Technical Math Skills at Skills USA Districts
Jacob Garcia – First Place in Plumbing at Skills USA Districts
Crystal Ortiz – First Place in Health Knowledge Bowl (Team of 4) Competition at Skills USA
Eliyah Pinero – First Place in Building Construction at Skills USA Districts
Alice Rivera – First Place in Health Knowledge Bowl (Team of 4) Competition at Skills USA
Linda Mao – First Place in Future Business Leaders of America Leadership Competition in Business Communication
Spencer Williams – First Place in Future Business Leaders of America Leadership Competition for Securities and Investment
Lydia Burnett – First Place “Poetry Out Loud” Winner – State of PA Council of Arts
Hailey Miller – 2018 Teen of the Year Recipient – YWCA Award
Leah Fastenau – Selected for 2018 PMEA District 10 Band
Emily Sylvester – Selected for 2018 PMEA District 10 Band
Cesar Corvera – Recognized by the National Academy of Future Physicians / Medial Scientists for Future Leadership Potential
Matthew Vera – Outstanding Academic Performance, Leadership, Dedication to serving Humanity through the Profession of Medicine
Matthew Sabatino – National Merit Scholarship Program Letter of Commendation
Joseph R. Smith – National Merit Scholarship Program Letter of Commendation
Linda Mao – Finalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program
Congratulations to all!
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Freedom High School teacher, Amber Chiafulio, was recently named as one of 12 finalists for the 2019 Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year Award.
Chiafulio will move onto the next step of the Pennsylvania Department of Education Award which includes submitting a video showing both a classroom-teaching episode along with a lesson plan. Continue reading “Freedom High School Teacher, Amber Chiafulio, Named as Finalist for Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year Award”
The Bethlehem Area School District won five awards in the 2017 Pennsylvania School Public Relations Association (PenSPRA) “Excellence in Education Communication” contest, including two “Awards of Excellence.” Continue reading “Bethlehem Area School District Earns Five State Awards for Video and Social Media Projects”
The Foundation for the Bethlehem Area School District hosted its 3rd Annual Celebration Dinner on Tuesday, March 20th at Sands Event Center, raising over $60,000 in net proceeds to support their mission – to enhance the learning opportunities for all students of the Bethlehem Area School District. Continue reading “The Foundation for the Bethlehem Area School District raises over $60,000 at the 3rd Annual Celebration Dinner”
Liberty High School Senior, Nessa Cartagena, was awarded the 2018 Enlightened Leaders Scholarship by Kutztown University during a ceremony on April 4.
The scholarship is given to a Pennsylvania high school senior who will be enrolled in Kutztown’s College of Business, will maintain a 3.0 GPA, and donate a minimum of 20 hours of community service per semester to disadvantaged and/or special needs children. Continue reading “Liberty High School Senior Awarded Kutztown University Enlightened Leaders Scholarship”
Katie Neary from Liberty High School was announced as one of 100 award recipients for the third year of PBS and Stand Up To Cancer’s Emperor Science Award program. The program is designed to empower high school students to become the next generation of scientists as they explore careers in cancer research and care through a unique mentoring opportunity. Three of the Awardees are students receiving support for a second year of mentorship, as allowed by the program. Continue reading “Katie Neary from Liberty High School Selected as an Emperor Science Award Winner”
One Liberty and one Freedom high school senior were awarded with the 2018 Moravian College Superintendent Scholarship. Continue reading “2018 Moravian College Superintendent Scholarship Winners Announced”
The Bethlehem Area School Board voted unanimously to oppose Senate Bill 2 at their February 26 meeting. Below is School Board Director, Michael Faccinetto’s, thoughts on the bill and why BASD opposes it. Continue reading “BASD School Board Director, Michael Faccinetto, on Senate Bill 2 Opposition”