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Challenge ends

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 by The Press in School


With the Jan. 31, 2018 deadline to enter approaching fast, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and the Pennsylvania Department of Education are reminding high school freshmen, sophomores and juniors to get their entries in for the first PennDOT Innovations Challenge.

The PennDOT Innovations Challenge asks students to look at technologies and innovative methods, aside from traditional paid advertising, marketing and social media channels, that can be developed in the next five to 10 years to curb unsafe teen driving practices.

LCCC SNAP chapter wins award

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 by The Press in School

Lehigh Carbon Community College’s SNAP chapter won Chapter of the Year at the Student Nurses Association of Pennsylvania convention Nov. 15-18 at the Kalahari Resort and Convention Center in the Pocono Mountains.

LCCC student Megan McGonagle of Schnecksville was elected Southeast Regional representative, as well as membership chair.

For more information about LCCC’s nursing programs, go on to or contact Barbara H. Lupole RN, MSN, director of Nursing and Health Care Sciences, at

Post 12099 Honors VFW Voice of Democracy essay winner

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 by ANN WERTMAN in School

“American History: Our Hope for the Future” was the theme of the VFW’s Voice of Democracy contest recently completed for the 2017-18 school term at Northern Lehigh High School.

On the local level, VFW Post 12099 selected three winning essays from more than 30 essays: one from Northern Lehigh High School and two from Parkland High School.

All winners were awarded a framed commendation as well as monetary awards up to $150 for their 3-5 minute audio essay.

Article By: ANNA GILGOFF Special to The Press

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 by ANNA GILGOFF in School

Clarinets, mallets and soaring voices resounded in the middle school auditorium Dec. 13 at the high school’s annual winter concert, heralding the advent of the holidays foreshadowed by the recent snow and brisk temperatures.

The high school chorus, under the direction of Greg Snider, set the holiday tone, performing three pieces including “’Twas in the Moon of Wintertime,” which featured Morgan Moss on flute.

Moss also arranged a piece called “I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas,” for a clarinet group called the Tenutos, lightening the mood.

College Corner

Thursday, December 14, 2017 by The Press in School

Local resident presents paper

Wilkes Univ.

Daulton Good of Germansville, was one of 35 undergraduate students from Wilkes University’s Jay S. Sidhu School of Business and Leadership, Wilkes-Barre, to present at the inaugural Sidhu Research Day on Dec. 1.

The event, a first for the Sidhu School, celebrates academic achievement and mentorship.

The conference theme, “Value Chain Innovations in Digital, Social Media, and Mobile Commerce,” featured research topics as social media advertising, cyber security, women in entrepreneurship, and social networking addiction.

lunch menus

Thursday, December 14, 2017 by The Press in School

Thursday, Dec. 14: Elem.: M.S., H.S.: Hoagie, lettuce, tomato, snack bag, sweet potato waffle fries, fruit, milk.

Friday, Dec. 15: Elem.: M.S., H.S.: Pizza, tossed salad, cucumber slices, fruit, milk.

Monday, Dec. 18: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Popcorn chicken with roll, mashed potatoes, gravy, steamed corn, applesauce, milk.

Tuesday, Dec. 19: Elem.: M.S., H.S.: Meatball sandwich, baked fries, steamed broccoli with cheese sauce, fruit, milk.

Wednesday, Dec. 20: Elem.: M.S., H.S.: Mini pancakes, sausage links or yogurt, hash browns, baby carrots, fruit, milk.