In September 2017, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts chose Bethlehem as the 24th site – the first in Pennsylvania – to incorporate Ensuring the Arts for Any Given Child into the BASD. This program will combine existing resources, local arts organizations and the Kennedy Center to create a unique plan to enrich and expand arts education in the BASD’s elementary and middle schools. Continue reading “Any Given Child Bethlehem Celebrates BASD Arts”
Bethlehem Area School District is seeking an individual interested in teaching American Sign Language to a diverse population of students. Individual needs to be fluent in American Sign Language and have a desire to obtain his/her teaching certification. Individual should have knowledge of trends, developments, new technologies affecting American Sign Language; knowledge of curriculum and program development; be skilled in current technologies and technology integration into the curriculum; skilled in instructing students from diverse cultures and/or backgrounds. Continue reading “BASD is Seeking an American Sign Language Teacher”
For the fourth year in a row, a Liberty and Freedom high school student were awarded a four-year full-ride scholarship to Moravian College as part of the Bethlehem Area School District Superintendent’s Scholarship.
From ArtsQuest: Twenty teams cooked up a fierce competition at the 10th annual Souper Bowl, the culinary contest held at the ArtsQuest Center’s Musikfest Café in Bethlehem on Jan. 26. When the soups cooled, the Culinary Arts students from the Bethlehem Area Vocational-Technical School were declared Souper Bowl Champions with their delicious take on Pumpkin Bisque with Smoked Gouda. The competition raised $19,000 for the Arts Education Fund for ArtsQuest, the nonprofit that presents Musikfest, Christkindlmarkt Bethlehem and programs at the Banana Factory arts center and SteelStacks. Continue reading “Bethlehem Area Vocational-Technical School Named Souper Bowl X Champions”
The Wells Fargo Foundation has announced that United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley (UWGLV) is the recipient of a $25,000 grant to support the Leader in Me program at three sites in the Bethlehem Area School District. The Wells Fargo grant will fund programming for 1,000 students in kindergarten to grade five at Calypso, Clearview and Governor Wolf elementary schools. Continue reading “Wells Fargo Provides $25,000 Grant to United Way to Support ‘Leader in Me’”