EMMAUS HIGH SCHOOL
“Every child is a different kind of flower, and all together, make this world a beautiful garden.”
- Today is Tuesday, March 19, 2019, Schedule Day 2.
- The library will be accepting study hall passes during periods 1, 2, 3, 4, 6 and 8. Pre-signed passes are welcome during all periods.
- Welcome All to the next Global Citizens Club meeting Thursday, March 21st after school in room 516. Bring pictures and descriptions of typical cultural foods to hang in our bulletin board.
- The Young Democrats Club is meeting every Wednesday after school in room 310. All are welcome to come and join in open discussions.
- Attention Juniors: Would you like to take a course at Lehigh University for free next year? Any student who will be a senior next year is welcome to apply for the competitive High School Scholars program. Successful students will be able to take a free class at Lehigh for the fall semester. Successful students in the program are often invited to take a second free class in the spring semester. Application deadline is April 10th. Please see Mrs. Greene in the Counseling Office for details.
- Habitat for Humanity will meet TODAY after school in room 513.
- Five parking spaces in the senior lot are available by raffle drawing to raise funds for After Ball. Tickets will be on sale now – March 20th with the winner to be announced on Thursday, March 21st. Tickets are $2/each or 3 for $5. Tickets are available in the 9th and 11th grade AP office. Below is the flyer that will be posted in the hallways.
- Global Citizens Meeting Thursday, March 21st after school in room 516. All most welcome!
- No Place For Hate will meet on Thursday, March 21st from 7:00 a.m. – 7:20 a.m. in room 409.
- The next GSA meeting will be held after school in room 360 on Tuesday, March 25th. Join us as we plan our Day of Silence Activities!
- Emmaus will be held Wednesday, March 27th, from 7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. in the Emmaus High School auditorium.
- The EHS Counseling Office is pleased to announce that we will be taking interested Juniors on a field trip to Temple University and Ursinus College on April 12th. Students will hear from Admissions representatives at both schools, take a tour of each campus and have lunch in one of the dining halls at Ursinus College. Transportation and lunch will be provided and there is no fee to register. Seating is limited so if you would like to join EHS Counselors on this trip, come to the Counseling Office to get more information, receive a permission slip and to register. Permission slips will be due to the Counseling Office by March 27th. Should you have any questions about this opportunity, please see your Counselor.
- Attention Seniors: The local scholarship list is now available and were distributed during Flex Block on Wednesday, March 6th. Students can pick up applications in the Counseling Office. The deadline to return ALL completed scholarship applications is Friday, March 29th – NO exceptions!
- Students: Please remember to remove perishable items from your lockers on a daily basis to avoid filling our hallways with undesirable smells. Thank you.
- The Facilities Department is accepting applications for summer maintenance employment. If you are interested, please apply as soon as possible. Applications are available in the main office and/or guidance office of Emmaus High School. Applications are also available on the East Penn School District Website. Criminal/child abuse checks are mandatory for all new applicants.
- March is Career Readiness month! The EHS Counseling Office is pleased to offer Career Speaker Visits throughout the month. Students are invited to meet with professionals from a wide range of industries (everything from arborists to engineers to cyber security) and learn more about potential careers. The full list of speakers can be found in Naviance and on the EHS Counseling website, as well as posted around the school. Interested students should sign up in Naviance for each speaker. Please see the EHS Counseling website or your counselor for details!
- Students: If you plan to take Spanish 3 or higher next year and are interested in traveling to Spain during Easter Break 2020 there is still time to enroll! Stop by and see Señora Hess in room 332 or Señora Ardito in room 235 for information.
- Attention class of 2020. Please sign up for the Class of 2020 google classroom by entering the code i633ql6 in google classroom. If you are having trouble joining the class, please stop by either room 419 or 426 for assistance.
- Game Club meets on Tuesdays after school in room 523!
- Mud Club will meet every Tuesday. All are welcome, come check us out in room 520 after school.
- Anyone that would like to purchase a yearbook, please go to balfour.com now.
Tuesday, March 19th
|Track||Southern Lehigh||EHS Track||3:30pm|
|Boys Tennis||East Stroudsburg South||East Stroudsburg South HS||3:30pm||1:30pm|
The following Career Speakers are scheduled during the week of March 18. Students interested in attending the visit may sign up through Naviance.
Monday, March 18 @ 1:00 pm, Christie Bonesch, Office of Attorney General: Ms. Bonesch is a life-long resident of the Lehigh Valley graduating from Liberty High School in 1985. She graduated from Villanova University with a B.A. in History (cum laude) and a double minor in Sociology and Philosophy. In 1992, she received a Juris Doctor from The Dickinson School of Law of The Pennsylvania State University. After graduation, Ms. Bonesch clerked for the Hon. Thomas A. Wallitsch in the Lehigh County Court of Common Pleas. In 1993, she started as an Assistant District Attorney in Lehigh County District Attorney’s Office and retired as a Chief Deputy DA in 2014. During that time, she also prosecuted cases in Federal Court as a Special Assistant United States Attorney. Since 2014, Ms. Bonesch has been employed as a Senior Deputy Attorney General. She has personally handled thousands of criminal prosecutions ranging from retail theft to First Degree Capital Murder. She has had well over 100 criminal trials. Since 2008, Ms. Bonesch has been an adjunct professor at Lehigh Carbon Community College teaching paralegal students.
Wednesday, March 20 @ 1:00 pm, Stephanie Samol, Manpower: Stephanie Samol, Client Delivery Manager for the Southeastern PA area, started with Manpower as a temporary Office Clerk later moving through several roles to get where she is today. During this time she earned her MBA from Cedar Crest College with the help and flexibility of Manpower’s tuition re-imbursement program. Several of her passions include strengthening client and associate relationships, helping more people find meaningful work, as well as diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Stephanie is actively involved in a number of community affiliations including being a board member of the LGBT Business Counsel and the OSHA Partnership.
Friday, March 22 @ 9:00 am, Dr. Aejaas Issa, Ai Orthodontics: Dr. Issa graduated from William Allen High School and completed his pre-dental at Lehigh University. He received his degree in General Dentistry (DMD) at the University of Pennsylvania. He Specialized in orthodontics at the Internationally renowned Eastman Dental Center at the University of Rochester, New York. In addition, Dr. Issa is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the American Dental Association, the Mid-Atlantic Society of Orthodontics, the Pennsylvania State Dental Association and the Lehigh Valley Orthodontic and Dental Society.
Friday, March 22 @ 1:00 pm, Dr. Joshua Levinson, OEM Group East: Dr. Levinson is a practicing chemical engineer with over 20 years of experience in both industry and academia, and he presently works for OEM Group Inc., a semiconductor equipment manufacturer located in Coopersburg, PA. To date, he has worked locally in both the semiconductor and pharmaceutical fields while serving in a variety of roles and positions—including researcher/technologist, plant engineer, director of pharmaceutical research, and applications lab manager. While serving in these roles, he has overseen and directly contributed to daily manufacturing operations, long-term research projects, process development, equipment design, facility expansions, and other capital projects. This work has allowed him to file for a number of patents, with one issued and several more still within the review process. Dr. Levinson also taught full-time for six years at Lafayette College in Easton, teaching a variety of classes that included thermodynamics, plant design, transport, unit operations laboratories, and micro and nanofabrication. While there, he also advised multiple students in their research projects. Prior to entering the workforce, Dr. Levinson attended both MIT and Stanford University in pursuit of BS, MS, and PhD degrees in Chemical Engineering. Outside of work, Dr. Levinson is also active in the community. He was involved in youth sports as a coach and active parent in the Upper Milford Youth Association. He has also been heavily involved in Scouting since his youth and most recently over the last 12 years as an adult leader. Dr. Levinson presently serves as a School Board Director for the East Penn School District, and he is also a current board member of the EPSD Education Foundation actively promoting science-technology-engineering-arts-mathematics (STEAM) within the district. His hobbies include woodworking, tinkering, and undertaking do-it-yourself home maintenance and repairs—including furniture, custom cabinetry, and superhero wall art. He also has a dry sense of humor and loves a good pun!