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All College Week Trips

  • Northampton CC – Mon. April 22              Please sign up in SSC 112.
  •  Moravian College -Tues. April 23             Please sign up in SSC 800.
  • Bloomsburg University – Mon. April 29    Please sign up in SSC 800
  •  Kutztown University – Wed. May 1           Please sign up in SSC 11

All trips are for Juniors unless space allows.

Congratulations to Zane Henritzy – LHS/BAVTS Junior, who earned 1st place in the SkillsUSA Pennsylvania State Action Skills Competition in Hershey, PA on Thursday, April 11, 2019. Along with Zane’s Gold Medal, he was awarded a scholarship to Penn Tech College worth up to $10,000. Let’s all wish Zane Henritzy the best as he will be representing Bethlehem Area Vocational School and the Great State of Pennsylvania in the SkillsUSA National Competition in Louisville, Kentucky, held June 24 – 28, 2019.  Good luck to Zane!

Congratulations to Daniel LiDaniel Li scored in the top 235 9th & 10th graders in the country and is invited to participate in the USA Junior Math Olympiad to see if he qualifies for the next level of competition!  Great job Daniel!!

Student Government – Petitions for Officers, Class Officers, and Senate members for the 2019-2020 school year are available in the main office.  Completed petitions should be returned to the main office no later than 9:00 AM April 26th.  Elections will be held in May for next school year.  Please see Mrs. Bednarik in Rm. 514 with any questions about Student Government.

All Special Olympic volunteers – Mandatory meeting Monday April 29 at 9:00 in the auditorium. You will be given your T-shirt and instructions for the special Olympic event that will be taken place on Thursday May 2. If you attend AM vo-tech you will report to Rm. 505 at the end of the day!!!  All track athletes are to report at 9:25 to be given their instructions.

Attention Seniors:  The window for Senior Class Graduation Speaker has been extended.  All seniors interested in applying for Class Graduation Speaker can pick up an application in Mr. Bailey’s office.  All applications are due by 3PM on Friday, April 26th.

Congratulations to sophomore Miles Lunger – Miles has been invited to participate in the “Study Bridge” program sponsored by the German government.  Through this program, students of German who demonstrate achievement in STEM areas have the opportunity to study at select German universities for free.  Congratulations, Miles!!!!

Any first semester student taking AP Language and Composition Exam – please pick up a study packet in Room 870.  

Alex’s Lemonade Stand LHS Preschoolers are selling lemonade in Rm. 405 between Blocks 2 & 3 on Tues. April 23 through Fri. April 26.  Come enjoy a cup of lemonade (50 cents) and support the cause!

Attention Seniors!  The Senior Survey is now live in Naviance [Planner > Task > Senior Survey].  All seniors must complete this survey in order to receive their cap and gown.  See your counselor if you have questions.

American Sign Language Shirts – Any student interested in purchasing an ASL t-shirt should see Mrs. Fedorak in Rm. 212.  Also, any student that would like to purchase Iron Pig tickets for Sunday, April 28 should see Mrs. Fedorak in Rm.212.  Game starts 1:35. Cost of tickets are $11 which includes a $2.00 food voucher. Proceeds go to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing task force.

Attention FRESHMAN: Continue your mindfulness practice through the Peaceful Warriors program sponsored by Lululemon.  The group will meet every Wednesday after school from 2:45-3:45 in Rm.  836.  Contact Ms. Walke in SSC 800 with questions.

Liberty Clothing Closet – Is always accepting donations of gently used or new clothing items.  If you are in need of something, please make an appointment in SSC 800 to visit the closet.

Senior class duesSenior class dues may be paid in Rms. 508 or 512 before or after school.

Library The After-school Library Program runs Mondays through Thursdays from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Students must sign into the Library by 2:45 for access and activity bus passes.

Lanta Bus Passes – Are available for purchase in the LHS Coffee Shop – $1 each.

Clubs & Organizations

Art Club – Meeting Tuesday, April 23 at 2:30 in Rm. 202.

Recycling for SustainabilityMeets every day after school in Rm. 507.  1 hour of community service is offered.

Homework ClubSessions will be in Rm. 331 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 2:45 until 3:45. All students are welcome.

STAR Club– If you have an interested in learning more about the military and developing leadership skills, you should check out the STAR Club.  Meetings are every Thursday right after school in Rm. 104. 

Community Service



UAL ENROLLMENT WITH NORTHAMPTON COMMUNITY COLLEGENorthampton Community College will be at Liberty High School on Wednesday, April 24th for Dual Enrollment Registration. If you are interested in participating in this event, please sign up on Naviance and download the dual enrollment checklist. For additional information, please contact your counselor.

Crime Scene Camp – June 24-26 at Cedar Crest College 8:30-4:30.  Curriculum is geared toward 9th & 10th grade students.  $250 course fee. To register please contact Janine Kishvaugh. jmperna@cedatcrest.edu  or call 610-606-4661

Sands Career Fair – Mon. May 6, 2019 in the Monroe Rm. from 12pm-8pm.   Please visit www.pasands.com/careers for more information or call 484-777-7675


As a strategic partner, it is our pleasure to provide you with exclusive updates regarding upcoming free opportunities for students.

Below, you will find information on the 2019 Young Leaders Summit (YLS), available to exceptional high school juniors from all backgrounds. This program is presented by the Youth Leadership Consortium, an HSF-led partnership to serve students of all backgrounds.

The deadline for students to apply is next Friday, March 8, 2019 at 1:00pm PST. To apply, students must simply create a profile as a “student” and complete the “YLS 2019 Student Application”.


Young Leaders Summit (YLS)      

Applications now open to high school juniors from all backgrounds!

The Young Leaders Summit, presented by the Youth Leadership Consortium (YLC), is a free, four-day, overnight, college empowerment conference at the University of Chicago for a diverse cohort of 200 low-income high school juniors from all ethnic backgrounds, selected through a competitive application process. It is designed to give these young leaders the practical tools they need to successfully apply to top universities, have full access to scholarship and financial aid opportunities, and set a course for academic and career success.

The Youth Leadership Consortium is a partnership, led by HSF, of organizations brought together by the mission to provide students and families of all backgrounds and ethnicities with the knowledge and resources to successfully complete a higher education.

Visit the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page, our website, or Contact Us for more information.

How can students apply?


  • Go to the YLC website and create a profile as a “Student”
  • View “YLS 2019 Student Application” on their Dashboard

Location and Date:

  • August 8–11, 2019 – University of Chicago



  • Current high school junior (Class of 2020)
  • Students from all ethnic backgrounds are welcome to apply
  • Low income, as defined by Pell eligibility (more details are included in the application)
  • 3.0 GPA or above, on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent based on your school scale
  • Currently attend high school in the United States or a US territory
  • Plan to enroll full-time, in a four-year degree program, at a US accredited, not-for-profit, private or public college or university after high school graduation

Is there a cost to attend YLS?

  • No, it is FREE to apply and participate (room and dining covered by YLS)
  • Round-trip transportation to Chicago will be provided for students that request financial assistance within the application


Dear Students,

At Duke Summer Session, we are determined not only to inform you about it, but to transform you into one who envisions, shapes, and delivers the incredible possibilities of tomorrow.  It is for this reason that we are thrilled to offer the following life-changing programs this summer:

Summer College – Take a credit-bearing Duke University course during this four-week program and experience the life of a Duke student.

Summer Academy – Choose from any of our transformative three-week certificate courses and become a leader in an ever-changing tomorrow.

Accelerated STEM Academy – Experience the life of an elite researcher by touring Duke’s premier research facilities, participating in a variety of hands-on labs, and engaging with Duke faculty members during this one-week program.

For more information, please consult our Student Guide for Success or contact us at summercollege@duke.edu.


Help your students get started on their college careers by attending a summer pre-college program at Temple University.

Temple College 101 is a two-week program for rising 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students. Students will:

Take an SAT prep course

Write an admissions essay

Meet faculty and staff and learn about college life

Enroll in Temple College 101
  • This summer, the Office of Multicultural Programs in the College of Education (Penn State) will once again sponsor the Summer College Opportunity Program in Education (S.C.O.P.E.).  This program provides high school sophomores of diverse backgrounds interested in education careers (teaching, counseling, rehabilitation, educational policy or administration) the opportunity to experience college life while earning credit for college work.
  • S.C.O.P.E. is a four (4) week academic program during which students take several courses including an English language and composition course, and a college preparatory/SAT course.  The program will run from Sunday June 23, 2019 through Friday July 19, 2019, at the University Park campus.
  • All living expenses (room and board) and academic expenses (fees, books and other school supplies) are paid.
  • To be eligible, a student must meet the following criteria:
  • be of a background traditionally underrepresented in the education profession
  • be currently enrolled in sophomore year (10th grade) of high school
  • be enrolled in a college prep curriculum and planning to attend a four-year college or university have a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better
  • be interested in a career in the Education field (teaching, counseling, rehabilitation, special education, vocational education, educational policy, etc.)
  • The S.C.O.P.E. application requires the nomination of the school guidance counselor,  S.C.O.P.E. is actively recruiting students interested in careers in the field of education.  The nomination and letters of recommendation will be an important factor in our selection process; however, a nomination is not paramount to an applicant’s acceptance.
  • The application due date (postmark date) is February 1, 2019.  Applications, along with additional recommendation and nomination forms may be downloaded from our website: http://www.ed.psu.edu/educ/multicultural-programs/summer-program.  For further information about the program or application procedures, do not hesitate to contact our office at the above address or phone number.  We look forward to working with you and your students
  • PGSS – Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Sciences  Proudly hosted by Carnegie Mellon University Note: The application portal for PGSS 2019 is now open. Please click here (https://pgssapplications.pa-gov-schools.org ) to begin. Applications must be submitted on or before January 31st, 2019.
  • The Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Sciences (PGSS) was established in order to provide a summer enrichment experience in the sciences and mathematics for talented Pennsylvania high school students and to encourage them to pursue careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering or mathematics. The program provides instruction in biological sciences, chemistry, physics, mathematics, and computer science, with emphasis on collaborative learning and team research.
  • Learn More http://sciences.pa-gov-schools.org/112
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  • PENN STATE, Pennsylvania School for Excellence in the Agricultural Sciences:
  • The University of Pittsburgh Health Career Scholars Academy (UPHCSA) and the Penn State, Pennsylvania School for rams may be found at Excellence in Agricultural Sciences, all former Governor’s School programs, are accepting applications for the 2019 summer programs. Current high school sophomores and juniors are encouraged to apply.  The application deadline is February 15, 2019, but we encourage students to apply early. Application is open online.
  • Further information about the program https://global.lehigh.edu/iacocca-institute/highschool , www.hcsa.pitt.edu  and http://agsci.psu.edu/school-for-excellence . For specific questions or to schedule a visit, please contact Diana Q. Shepherd, Lehigh University at dqs206@lehigh.edu  , Karen Narkevic, University of Pittsburgh at pgshc@pitt.edu  and Jenneth Layaou, Penn State at PSEAS@psu.edu .
  • Help your students get started on their college careers by attending a summer pre-college program at Temple University.
  • Temple College 101 is a two-week program for rising 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students. Students will:
  • Take an SAT prep course
  • Write an admissions essay
  • Meet faculty and staff and learn about college life 
  • Enroll in Temple College 101
  • Summer Pre-College Programs at SU!
Good morning,

Did you know that Susquehanna University’s summer pre-college programs are ranked among the top 25 nationally? All of the programsdescribed below are taught by Susquehanna faculty and limited in size to ensure the best experience for every student. I  hope you will pass along this information to families who are looking for an academically challenging, yet fun week for their student(s) this summer. Discounts are available prior to May 1.

Actor’s Institute  July 21–27 – Eperience professional theatre training.

Choral Institute  July 7–13 – Improve your vocal technique and choral performance skills.

Exploring Legal Careers  June 23–29  Develop analytical reasoning abilities. Prepare and present a mock trial.

#GOMedia  July 7–13 Create a digital portfolio; produce a radio broadcast.

i-Engineer: Calling All Future Engineers  July 21–27

Strengthen your mental muscle and improve your problem-solving skills.

Leadership Institute for Entrepreneurship (LIFE) June 23–29; or July 7–13

Develop a business idea in an entrepreneurial setting.

Publishing & Editing Institute June 23–29 Produce and market a book.

Stream Ecology Institute July 7–13 Investigate stream sstems firsthand.

Strings & Keyboard Institute July 7–13 Learn new repertoire in private lessons, masterclasses.

Summer Writers Workshop July 21–27  Live the life of a practicing writer.

Sustainability 101: Building a Resilient World July 21–27 EXplore sustainable practices through hands-on activities.

Wall Street Susquehanna June 23–29; or July 7–13

An eXciting introduction to business and investing.

Wind Ensemble Institute June 23–29 Immerse yourself in music.

We hope to see some of your students on campus this summer! Space is limited; registration is open now!


AleXandra Lehman

Office of Event Management



  • Lutron’s Explorer Post takes place here on our campus in Coopersburg, PA and offers high school students an opportunity to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.  Our program is taught by Lutron Engineers and runs from 6-7:30PM every Thursday night through May 2019.  We ask that you reach out to any students that you think would be interested in our program and give them our website (http://ep707.wordpress.com  ).  The Pennsylvania Invention Convention  – Is designed to showcase student problem-solving, innovation, creativity, and ingenuity while making learning fun! The Pennsylvania Invention Convention is designed to showcase student problem-solving, innovation, creativity, and ingenuity while making learning fun!
  • OFFERED BY NAVIANCE Students and parents can now attend courses to learn about topics such as efficient note taking, time management, goal setting, managing stress, writing a college essay, digital responsibility, and more! These courses support students as they develop the critical academic, transition and interpersonal skills to be successful on their journey to figuring out their path after high school.  The FREE courses/videos are offered for a limited time (until early 2019). Students can access it in the Naviance section of the Kaplan website: https://www.kaptest.com/partner/naviance
  • Northampton County Community CollegeBethlehem Campus Open House   Sat. November 17 from 10am – 2pm., Arthur L. Scott Spartan Center  
  • SAT vs. ACT How do you Decide?  November 17th 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Just about every college in the country will take the SAT and ACT interchangeably, so how do you decide which one is for you? Attend this free seminar at Test Prep for Success to get all your questions answered about the two tests. After all, once you’ve decided which test to take, you’re ready to hit the books and get your score as high as possible.
  • This event is held at our tutoring center at 2047 PA Route 309, Orefield, PA 18069. The event is free, but seating is limited and will be awarded on a first come, first served basis. Register online at TP4S.com or by calling 610-760-3424.
  • Iacocca Global Entrepreneurship Intensive – Lehigh University  Develop an entrepreneurial mindset and learn how to lead in a globally diverse environment in these intensive, hands-on summer programs for international and U.S. high school students. Learn more at www.global.lehigh.edu/iacocca-institute/high-school
  • Workshop sessions and select events are held at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Other activities take place at local company or cultural sites. Transportation during the program is provided. Students stay in university housing as a group, with two students to a room. Mentors and staff managers live on-site to ensure a safe and supervised environment.
  • How to Apply – To apply, visit www.global.lehigh.edu/iacocca-institute/high-school   The program is open to U.S. and international high school sophomores or juniors. Applicants must demonstrate academic achievement and a record of leadership and service activities. Questions? Email Diana Shepherd at dqs206@lehigh.edu  or (610) 758-3401.  Deadline  February 15, 2019
  • The entry deadline is December 31. Check out the website for more information!
  • Registration & Rules: www.PA-InventionConvention.org

  • Chipotle the Airport Rd. Location is hiring at 16 years old.  Apply here.
  • BJ’s Wholesale Club – is hiring cashiers, membership desk representatives, cart retrievers, and deli clerks at the Airport Rd. location at 16 years or older.  Visit the Membership Desk for an immediate interview or apply here.
  • Weis Markets – Schoenersville Rd. and Crawford Dr. locations are hiring at 16 or older.  Apply here.
  • Moravian Village of Bethlehem – is looking for Energetic and Customer Service-oriented Employees to join their Dining Department. Must be at least 16 years old and have reliable transportation.  They are hiring for the following positions: Main Dining Room Servers and Upper Deck Restaurant Servers.  Interviews are conducted every Tuesday from 3:00-4:30 PM.  Call 610-625-4885 x620 to reserve your interview time and for other important information.
  • Giant Supermarkets – is hiring at 16 years or older at the three Lehigh Valley locations.  Apply here.
  • Family Dollar – is hiring at 18 years or older.  Apply at the Broad St. location if interested.
  • Target – is hiring for several positions. Text JOBS to TARGET (827438).  Apply online or in store at this link.
  • Burlington Coat Factory – is hiring Cashiers and Receiving Associates at 18 years old or older.  Visit this link to apply.
  • Moravian College/SodexoMoravian’s Dining Hall is seeking part-time employees for nights and weekends at 17 or older.  No previous experience required. Apply here and use requisition code: 2017-26350.
  • Don Juan’s Mex Grill – The Crawford Dr. location is hiring at 16 years or older.  Apply on-site.
  • AMC Theatres – The AMC on Catasauqua Rd. is hiring crew members.  Apply here.
  • Dollar General – The Catasauqua Rd. location is hiring at 18 years or older.  Apply here.
  • Applebee’sThe Motel Dr. location is hiring servers at 18 years or older.
  • Kumon Math and Reading Center – is looking for some energetic people.  They need immediate assistance. They are located on Nazareth Pike in the Bethlehem Village Shoppes.  We are open two days per week, Tuesday and Friday nights from 4 PM to 8 PM.  If you are looking for a job where you can make a difference please call: Mrs. Neeta Garg, Bethlehem Kumon at (610) 967-3265.
  • Sands Casinohas employment opportunities in a variety of departments.  Visit this website for a list of available positions and to apply.
  • Kaman’s Art Shoppes, Inc. – Interested in drawing caricatures, henna, face-painting, airbrush art and/or photography?  If so, apply for an artist position at Dorney Park this summer.  Training is provided for all positions.  For more information, click here, call 610-349-063, or e-mail stephk@kamansart.com.
  • Sky ZonePart-time team member positions available for cashiers, court monitors, and event hosts.  If you live and breathe FUN, Sky Zone is for you.  Click here to complete an application.
  • Hourglass Hallmark – The Westgate Mall Hallmark is hiring at 18 years or older for cashier, helping customers on the floor, restocking, basic housekeeping, etc.  See Ms. Vazquez in SSC 112 for an application.
  • Sam’s Club – The Airport Rd. location is hiring starting at $11/hour.  Call 610-266-6127 or click here to apply.
  • AldiThe Catasauqua Rd. is hiring high school graduates starting at $11.30/hour.  Click here to apply.
  • Sterling Heights Senior Retirement Livinglooking for dependable students who are willing to work as part-time servers in our dining room.  Must be available nights and weekends. Apply within 3500 Fairview St. Bethlehem, PA 18017 610-868-4600
  • Wawa – The 8th Avenue location is hiring for all positions and shifts.  Apply here.
  • Wegmans – The Route 512 location is hiring part-time for a variety of positions.  Apply here
  • Pat’s Pizza & Bistro – Pat’s is hiring a part-time and full-time cashier.  Previous experience is a plus; training is also available.  To apply, stop in to the restaurant at 1426 W. Broad St. in Bethlehem.
  • CareerLink – Summer employment opportunity for students ages 16-24 who are eligible to work in the United States. Full-time job for eight weeks, $10.15 per hour. Lunch allowance.  Gain employability skills.  To apply, call Nicole at 610-841-1025 or e-mail info@workforcelv.org or apply in person at any PA CareerLink® Lehigh Valley location.
  • Coach – At the Sands Outlets – Now hiring, must be 18 years old – see Mrs. Guzman in the Athletic Office for details.
  • Five Guys – The Airport Rd. location is hiring.  Starting pay is $1 above minimum wage. Bonuses, free meals, and tips.  Apply here.