BASD Executive Assistant to the Superintendent of Schools, Barbara Clymer, Honored with Gertrude E. Kopf Award of Recognition

Bethlehem Area School District Executive Assistant to the Superintendent of Schools, Barbara Clymer, was recently honored with the Gertrude E. Kopf Award of Recognition by the Pennsylvania Association of Education Office Professionals.  Continue reading “BASD Executive Assistant to the Superintendent of Schools, Barbara Clymer, Honored with Gertrude E. Kopf Award of Recognition”

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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Three New BASD Principals Introduced

On April 29, 2019, Bethlehem Area School District (BASD) introduced three new elementary school principals – all of whom earned their leadership credentials/master’s degrees through Lehigh University: Erin Hines, Erin
Martin-Medina and Courtney Wertman-Stambaugh.  Continue reading “Three New BASD Principals Introduced”

Students Honored at 2019 Freedom High School National Merit Scholarship and Student Achievement Luncheon

Freedom High School students were honored at the 2019 Freedom High School National Merit Scholarship and Student Achievement Luncheon held at the school on April 26.

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: Continue reading “Students Honored at 2019 Freedom High School National Merit Scholarship and Student Achievement Luncheon”

Farmersville Elementary School is #BuiltbyBethlehem

The Bethlehem Area School District is highlighting those who have given back so much to the community that they grew up in and gave opportunities to them. Farmersville Elementary School Staff is the next school that we highlight that is comprised of many who have been #BuiltByBethlehem.

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Liberty Student Mackenzie McGovern Places Third in Artistic Discovery Congressional High School Competition

Liberty High School senior, Mackenzie McGovern, was recently presented with a 2019 Artistic Discovery Congressional High School Competition and Exhibition award during a ceremony held at The Baum School of Art in Allentown. Continue reading “Liberty Student Mackenzie McGovern Places Third in Artistic Discovery Congressional High School Competition”

BASD is Seeking an American Sign Language Teacher

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”