Seniors Jia Mei Li (left) and Jocelyn Snyder (right) were honored as Bethlehem YWCA’s Teens of the Year at a ceremony held at Blue Grillhouse...
Seniors: Your school district Google account will be deactivated this summer. You will not be able to access your Google Drive nor BASD email after July 1st. Check your email to learn how to download items you need from your Google Drive and how to transition from your Google mail to your personal email.
All sports uniforms must be returned by FriDAY May 31.
Liberty Field Hockey – Attention all girls interested in playing in the fall season. Please attend a brief meeting after school on Tuesday June 4th in Rm. 401. Summer and season schedule will be distributed at this time.
Fall Sports Physicals – Monday, June 3 from 5-7pm in the LHS Aux Gym – cost is FREE! Wed., June 5 from 5-7 in the Main Gym at Freedom – cost is FREE! Please make sure you have your paperwork completed.
Any student who signed up for AP Chemistry next school year – please stop by Rm. 518 to see Mr. Little for information about the Summer Practice Packet.
Attention Seniors! The Senior Survey is now live in Naviance. All seniors must complete this survey in order to receive their cap and gown. See your counselor if you have questions.
Lanta Bus Passes – Are available for purchase in the LHS Coffee Shop – $1 each.
Clubs & Organizations
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. firstname.lastname@example.org or call 610-606-4661
Boston University’s Academy of Media Production Creative high school students develop their cinematic and journalistic storytelling skills producing films, videos, multi-camera productions and more at Boston University’s Academy of Media Production. Contact the program at email@example.com with any questions.
HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND
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.
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
DUKE UNIVERSITY SUMMER ENRICHMENT
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.
TEMPLE UNIVERSITY SUMMER PROGRAMS
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
- PENN STATE S.C.O.P.E. PROGRAM
- 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
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org , Karen Narkevic, University of Pittsburgh at email@example.com and Jenneth Layaou, Penn State at PSEAS@psu.edu .
- TEMPLE UNIVERSITY SUMMER PROGRAMS
- 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!
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!
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 College – Bethlehem 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
- NEW EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
- 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/Sodexo – Moravian’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’s – The 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 Casino – has 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 email@example.com.
- Sky Zone – Part-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.
- Aldi – The Catasauqua Rd. is hiring high school graduates starting at $11.30/hour. Click here to apply.
- Sterling Heights Senior Retirement Living – looking 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 firstname.lastname@example.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.
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