The Bethlehem Area School District Hosts The Future of 5G Roundtable Discussion with Community Leaders

Featured photo: Dr. Donald Outing, Vice President at Lehigh University

 

Like electricity before it, the future of the internet has the potential to reach nearly every single American, and more importantly, every single American student.

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Any Given Child Bethlehem Celebrates BASD Arts

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.
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Wells Fargo Provides $25,000 Grant to United Way to Support ‘Leader in Me’

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’”

BASD High School Advisory Council Agrees on School Safety Advocacy

The BASD Superintendent’s High School Advisory Council consisting of students from Liberty and Freedom met today and discussed what steps they can take in response to the Florida school shooting. Our students, like other students nationwide​,​ feel the need to take action in response to the tragedy in Florida.

The group consensus was that on-going advocacy with state and federal policymakers regarding school safety is a more effective response than a single walk out. Student leaders will now work with their principals to plan a day of advocacy to support fellow students who may feel alienated from school and to discuss state and federal policies to enhance school safety.

William Penn Elementary Students Honor Martin Luther King, Jr. at Moravian College Event

Fifth grade students from William Penn Elementary School honored Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at Moravian College’s 4th Annual MLK, Jr. Community Breakfast on January 16.

Chris Hunt, Associate Dean of Students at Moravian, thanked the community, students, parents, and William Penn faculty for attending the event, held in the college’s Marketplace. Continue reading “William Penn Elementary Students Honor Martin Luther King, Jr. at Moravian College Event”