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LHS Field Hockey – Any player wishing to work out or join Liberty’s Field Hockey team, please meet in the weight room Tuesday and Thursday right after school from 2:45-3:45. Any questions, email Coach Dorn at jwilson2379@hotmail.com. Go Canes!

LHS Majorette try-outs – Will take place immediately after school on Tues. Feb. 19th in the band room.  Candidates will learn a 64 count routine, will prepare a routine of their own and should bring their most recent report card.  Any students interested should stop by 512 with questions or see any current majorette.

Liberty NHS – Is hosting our “Share Love, Give Blood” Valentine’s Day blood drive on Thurs. Feb.14th. You can register at lunch or by seeing Mr. Conrad in Rm. 822. 

Attention Freshmen – Mindfulness program will hold an informational session on Wed. Feb. 6 after school in Rm. 836. The program is called Peaceful Warriors and our first meeting is Wed. Feb 20 in Rm. 836 from 2:45 – 3:45.

LHS Boys Soccer – Any player wishing to work out or join the men’s soccer team, please meet in the cafeteria on Monday’s and Wednesday’s and wear outdoor clothing for the workout.  It will be from 3:30-5:30. Any questions see Mr. Uhler in SSC 400.

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.

YWCA of Bethlehem Pop Up Prom Shop – At Artsquest – All dresses are $15. Open to high school Juniors and Seniors on Sat. March 2 from 9am-1:30pm. Shoppers must present their school ID.  For full information visit www.ywcabethlehem.org

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

Spring Sports Physicals Free physicals will take place Tues. Feb. 19 in the Memorial Gym from 5-7pm.  All packets must be completed and returned to Athletic Trainers by Fri. Feb. 22. Spring Sports begin Mon. Mar. 4.   Go Canes!

SENIOR PICTURE DEADLINE FAST APPROACHING: If you did not already have your picture taken by Christmas City Studio, you must schedule and have your pictures done before Thursday, February 28 in order to appear in the 2019 yearbook.  Please contact them ASAP to schedule your appointment by calling 610.691.2109 or by booking an appointment on line at  http://www.christmascitystudio.com. If transportation is an issue and you cannot get to the studio, Christmas City Studio will be here on Tuesday, February 12 and Tuesday, February 19. Please check your SCHOOL EMAIL to sign up for one of these 2 available dates. More information is contained in the email. Any questions, please see Mrs. Gilliard in room 001.

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.

Attention Seniors:  Need help with your college application process?  Ms. Giannantonio, Mr. Porrata, and Ms. Walke will be providing assistance with the process in RM 015 on Mondays & Wednesdays from 2:45-3:45. If you have questions please stop in to see Ms. Walke in SSC 800.

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


Clubs & Organizations

Bowling Club – Next outing is Feb. 19.

Psychology Club field trip– Any student who took Psychology class this year and is interested in participating in the field trip to Philadelphia on April 17, can pick up the permission form/packet in Rm.830.  See Dr. Draper if you have any questions about the trip.

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. 

Semester 2 Schedule ChangesPlease follow the procedure on the Liberty Website in Guidance.  Do not send any student to SSC to change schedules. NOTE: If you would prefer, you can simply send this link to them via email – Schedule Change Form


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DUKE UNIVERSITY SUMMER ENRICHMENT

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.

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

 

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

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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 .

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


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


  • 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/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.