Bethlehem Area School District Releases Second Season of “Built by Bethlehem” Podcast Featuring Students

The Bethlehem Area School District recently released the second season of its “Built by Bethlehem” Podcast featuring recently graduated students from both Freedom and Liberty high schools.

The series, which is hosted by BASD Superintendent, Dr. Joseph J. Roy, focuses on the students and how they have taken advantage of opportunities that the community provides for them in school. Continue reading “Bethlehem Area School District Releases Second Season of “Built by Bethlehem” Podcast Featuring Students”

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”

Bethlehem Area School District Superintendent’s Scholarship Winners Celebrate Moravian College Future

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.

In the post below, we highlight the award ceremonies for Freedom senior Olivia Swiadek and Liberty senior Dennis N. Rosado. We have also included a photo gallery below as well. Continue reading “Bethlehem Area School District Superintendent’s Scholarship Winners Celebrate Moravian College Future”

Liberty High School’s Elizabeth Anthony Earns Celtic Cultural Alliance Scholarship

Celtic Cultural Alliance (CCA) is proud to announce that it has awarded a $500 volunteer scholarship to Elizabeth Anthony, a junior at Liberty High School, who volunteered at the 2019 Celtic Classic Highland Games and Festival. Continue reading “Liberty High School’s Elizabeth Anthony Earns Celtic Cultural Alliance Scholarship”

Liberty High School and Spring Garden Elementary Students Shine in PEEPSFEST® Scholastic Diorama Competition

Area students had a sweet start to the New Year when their marshmallow masterpieces were chosen as winners in the 2018 PEEPS® Scholastic Diorama Competition during PEEPSFEST®, the free family festival presented by Just Born Quality Confections and ArtsQuest Dec. 30-31.

More than 130 dioramas incorporating PEEPS® candy were created by local school children and were on display during the event, which took place at SteelStacks in Bethlehem. Other highlights of the 10th anniversary of PEEPSFEST, which was attended by more than 11,000 people, included two nights of fireworks, new cooking with PEEPS® demonstrations by ArtsQuest Executive Chef Barry Sullivan and more. Continue reading “Liberty High School and Spring Garden Elementary Students Shine in PEEPSFEST® Scholastic Diorama Competition”

Liberty High School’s Mackenzie McGovern Wins InVision Photo Festival Contest

Liberty High School senior Mackenzie McGovern recently won first place in the Morning Call and ArtsQuest’s InVision Photo Festival Amateur Scholastic Digital Photography Contest.

The Morning Call and ArtsQuest sought talented middle and high school students to submit their two-dimensional original portrait, action shot, land or cityscape photographs for The Morning Call Amateur Scholastic Digital Photography Contest.  Continue reading “Liberty High School’s Mackenzie McGovern Wins InVision Photo Festival Contest”

Two BASD Students Selected as National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

About 1.5 million juniors took the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) last October and entered the National Merit Program. Of the 1.5 million students who took the PSAT 50,000 are recognized as high scorers. 34,000 of that number are recognized as Commended Students. About 16,000 of the original 1.5 million are recognized as semifinalists. Continue reading “Two BASD Students Selected as National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists”