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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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’”
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.
Over the course of three days, Freedom High School faculty, students, and volunteers will visit nearly 500 incoming freshman to welcome them to the Freedom Family. Continue reading “Freedom Family Visit Incoming Freshman During Annual Home Welcome Visits”
Fourth grade students at William Penn Elementary School recently raised more than $800 for third grade student, Tyden Lewis, via the Dream Come True Foundation. Continue reading “William Penn Elementary Class Business Project Raises Money For Fellow Student”
Bethlehem Area School District students who participate in the School-to-Work program recently graduated during a ceremony filled with thanks, tears, and applause. Continue reading “BASD School-to-Work Students Graduate in Emotional Ceremony”
The Information Services Department is looking for six high school students from each high school to assist with summer work. Students will receive real‐word technology experience in the following areas: Continue reading “BASD IT Department Looking for High School Students for Summer Work”
Clearview Elementary School students showed off their leadership talents at Leadership Day 2017. Students in all grades detailed the virtues of the 7 Habits. Continue reading “Leadership Day 2017 at Clearview Elementary School”
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”
The Lehigh Office of Financial Aid will host a Financial Aid Community Night open to anyone interested in learning more about the need-based college financial aid process on Tuesday, January 10 from 7:00-8:00 PM in Packard Lab room 101.
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