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  • Allentown School District and its low priority for libraries

    Allentown School District and its low priority for libraries
    According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the chances of your child someday becoming a professional athlete are one in 21,322. The chances of making more than the median wage for a professional athlete? One in 42,644. And what is the median...
  • A wide spectrum to approach

    A wide spectrum to approach
    Five-year-old Emily Phillips beams around the house with a smile that melts hearts. Her parents, Susan and Larry Phillips, adopted Emily at birth, and she's grown into a bubbly, curious child. She attends pre-kindergarten at Laguna Beach Presbyterian...
  • Five candidates vying for four seats on Allentown School Board

     
    Voters in the Allentown School District will have five candidates to chose from for the four open seats on the Allentown School Board. They were recently asked what they believe is the major issue in this campaign and how they will address it. MIKE...
  • Razing Hall At School For Deaf Best Course

    Ever since my first year at the American School for the Deaf in West Hartford, I heard rumors about repairing the interior of Gallaudet Hall, the school's main building. I was in seventh grade and learned that renovations were debated annually for more...
  • Epilepsy drug in pregnancy tied to autism risk

    Epilepsy drug in pregnancy tied to autism risk
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who take the epilepsy drug valproate during pregnancy are three times more likely to have a child with an autism spectrum disorder, suggests new research based on close to 700,000 babies born in Denmark. Previous studies...
  • Allentown teachers union staffer, school director argue over behavior at board meetings

     
    Allentown teachers union executive assistant Carolyn Schafer thinks school director Scott Armstrong is "an abusive bully." Armstrong thinks Schafer is trying to intimidate him. The argument stems from an email Schafer sent to the school board (and...
  • Upcoming ASD events

     
    South Mountain Middle School: April 26; 7:00 p.m.: “Annie” -- a spring musical. Cost is $3/students and $5/adults. Tickets are available at the door. Harrison-Morton Middle School: May 3; 7:00 p.m.: “Grease” Spring Musical will...
  • Support middle school ballroom dancers at Sangria tonight

     
    Help support a program to teach Allentown middle school students ballroom dancing with “An Evening at Sangria.” Watch the young students demonstrate their ballroom dancing skills while enjoying a meal from 6 to 10 p.m. Tuesday March 30 at...
  • Quakertown tabs ASD administrator for high school principal

     
    Quakertown Community School Board has named an assistant principal at Allen High School to lead its high school. David Finnerty, who serves as 10th grade principal at Allen, will earn $130,000. A start date has not been set, school officials said....
  • What does the sequestor mean for Allentown and Bethlehem schools?

     
    The federal government's sequestration spending reductions won't hit public school budgets until the 2013-14 school year. But if a compromise isn't reached by then, Allentown and Bethlehem Area school districts will have to adjust their spending. Jack...
  • ASD students can get glimpse of college life through "Bloomsburg Experience"

     
    Allentown juniors looking to get a taste of college life have their chance this summer. Here's a look at a "The Bloomsburg Experience," as described by the district: Students will live on campus and set their dorm rooms up just like incoming college...
  • Allentown students can get guaranteed admission to Bloomsburg

     
    Allentown School District students can be guaranteed admission to Bloomsburg University as part of a new parternship between the schools. Here are the details, as provided by the school district: ASD students will be guaranteed admission, and will have...