BASD e-News September 15, 2017

Welcome to the BASD e-News. The e-News is designed to share events and activities going on in the BASD and the Lehigh Valley. It is my hope that you find it informative outlining BASD student and staff achievements, BASD opportunities, and area events taking place.

If you would like to acknowledge a student or staff member or share an upcoming event, please feel free to e-mail my assistant, Barbara Clymer at

Dr. Roy


2017-2018 Student Board Representatives from Freedom and Liberty High Schools with Dr. Roy

Pictured above from left to right Alianna Davis, Andrew Youwakim, Dr. Roy, Elisabeth Lee, and Sarafina Schultheis


BASD Media

FHS 50th Anniversary Promo

Save the date!! The Bethlehem Area School District wants you to mark your calendar for October 15th, 2017, where we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the opening of Freedom High School.

EYE ON ELEMENTARY: Freemansburg Elementary

The Bethlehem Area School District has 16 elementary schools, all in different locations, but all giving the same first class education. Every few weeks we focus on a new school and take a minute to show you what makes the school the special place that it is.

Today we take a look at Freemansburg Elementary school with principal Michael Alogna.

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BASD Staff Message

Pennsylvania School Boards Association is providing a publication to keep you informedED regarding education issues affecting students. InformED takes parents from the Capitol, to the school district, to the classroom. Learn more and become an advocate for public education. View the first issue at informED

Free Online Art Resources for Teachers and Students from ArtsQuest

ArtsQuest is offering FREE online art resources for educators and students that be used to develop lesson plans, find source material, or inspire art-making activities. To view this information, go to

Favorite Poem Project

Do you and/or your students have a favorite poem? The Favorite Poem Project of Bethlehem (FPPB) is partnering again this year with Bethlehem Area School District to bring the community together for the FPPB Public Reading Event. Previous events were very well received by the audience. The deadline for poem submissions is September 18th. The 2017 Public Reading will be at 7:00 pm on October 18th at City Hall Rotunda. Contact with any questions or see details at:


Moravian College Message:

Interested in pursuing a graduate degree or certificate? Check out the Moravian College Graduate Education Program at:




Healthy Tip from Michelle Martucci, RD, LDN

Dietician for Bethlehem Area School District

Fruits with a lot of vitamin C, like oranges, will help your cuts heal faster. They can also make your teeth nice and strong.


Nitschmann Dedication Ceremony on August 31, 2017

BASD Job Opportunities

For information on available job opportunities in the BASD please visit our website at


Events in the Area

Sunday, September 17, 2017 - Freedom HS Band/Orchestra Car Wash Fundraiser from 9 am - 2 pm

Join the Freedom High School Band/Orchestra for their Car Wash Fundraiser on Sunday, September 17 from 9 am - 2 pm at the FHS Parking Lot (Front Bus Channel). Cost is $7. Come out and show your support!

Monday, September 18, 2017

Saturday, September 30, 2017 - Fresh Air Family Fun

Sunday, October 15, 2017 0 FHS 50th Anniversary Rededication








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