BASD e-News April 6, 2018

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 bclymer@basdschools.org.

Dr. Roy


Northeast Middle School Performance of Getting to Know Once Upon a Mattress


From our rigorous academics to our award-winning arts programs, to our competitive athletics, the Bethlehem Area School District is like no other in the United States. Come be part of the special place that 14,000 students call home. We always have room for you.

FHS County Band

Congratulations to Alexa Sciarra, Isabelle Jabbour, Cailah Baran, Emily Shingara, Emily Sylvester, Leah Fastenau, Shane Deacon, Morgan Cahill, Josh Coel, Kevin Raneri, Luke George, and Jacky Boyd who represented Freedom at the 3rd annual Northampton County Band Festival held at Easton High School this past Saturday. It was a great concert! Wonderful job Pates!

BASD Mini-THON Upcoming Events

Chaperones Needed for BASD Mini-THON

Bethlehem Area School District Mini-THON is searching for chaperones for our 12-hour dance marathon on April 21st from 9 am to 9 pm at Freedom High School! All BASD parents are welcome- even if your student is in elementary or middle school! Sign up for a 3 hour time slot using this link: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f054caaae2ca0f49-main. It is an amazing event to be a part of.

BASD Mini-THON Event

BASD Mini-THON's 12 hour dance marathon is Saturday April 21st from 9 am to 9 pm at Freedom High School. Over 1,200 high school students from both Freedom and Liberty will stand for 12 hours to support children battling pediatric cancer! If you would like to experience the fun, community hour will be from 1-2 pm. If you would like to donate to our cause, you can use this link https://fourdiamonds.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.event&eventID=1863

BASD Mini-THON Golf Tournament

BASD Mini-THON is hosting a Golf Tournament on Saturday April 14th at 12:00 pm at Whitetail Golf Club in Bath, PA. If you are interested in playing in the tournament or sponsoring a hole, please contact Bella Pompa pompair@basdschools.org


AAUW-Bethlehem 56th Annual Used Book Sale - Collection Day

AAUW-Bethlehem is collecting new and gently used adult and children’s books, DVDs, and CDs at the Memorial Pool Building, 359 Illick’s Mill Rd. If you have items you would like to donate, please drop them off Mondays through Saturdays, March 28 through April 20 between 9 am and noon. After hours, books may be left in the containers located outside the Memorial Pool Building.

AAUW turns book donations into dollars for college scholarships for high school seniors and women returning to college following an interruption to their education. This year AAUW-Bethlehem will award $25,000 in scholarships.

East Hills Middle School Jazz Band Performs at the Capitol


BASD Media

BASD Insider March Edition

The BASD District Insider is a full half hour dedicated to all things Bethlehem Area School District. In this edition, we take a look at our Middle School Theater programs, some incredible elementary schools, and much more.

This month's host is Anjini Patel from Freedom High School.

Watch the DISTRICT INSIDER, a half hour show dedicated to all things BASD.

RCN 4 and 1004 - Thursdays and Sundays at 6pm

Service Electric 2 and 502 - Tuesday at 4:30

Service Electric 50 and 550 - Thursday at 7:30


Superintendent's Moravian Scholarship 2018

Moravian College awarded one Liberty and one Freedom student a tuition-free, four-year education. Congratulations to Angelica Bennett (Liberty) and Jaequan Swint (Freedom) on their exciting opportunity. Best of luck on your next adventure!

Moravian College Events


South Side Arts and Music Festival at the Banana Factory - April 21, 2018


To visit the BASD Blog click here

East Hills Jazz Band at the Northeast Jazz fest




Healthy Tip from Michelle Martucci, RD, LDN

Dietician for Bethlehem Area School District

Leave your child healthy, fun notes in their lunch box, or give them a fun fact about a healthy food you put in their lunch.


East Hills Middle School Students Preparing for the Beauty and the Beast Performance

BASD Job Opportunities

For information on available job opportunities in the BASD please visit our website at http://www.beth.k12.pa.us/.



Events in the Area

Friday, April 6, 2018

April 7, 2018

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 7 pm

The NORTHEAST NEIGHBORHOOD BLOCK WATCH Is excited to announce DR ROY - SUPERINTENDENT OF BASD & CHIEF MARK DILUZIO OF BAPD will be Speaking at the Upcoming NORTHEAST BETHLEHEM NEIGHBORHOOD BLOCK WATCH Meeting! With the ongoing School Shootings/Threats/etc across America, listen/ask questions about your loved one's safety. What is the "LOCKDOWN DRILL" Protocol BASD follows.

Light Refreshments Available.

Tuesday April 10th 2018 at 7 p.m. Governor Wolf Elementary School butztown Road (Library)

Jillian M. Pitman

Candace Weiss

Jennifer Wetzel

( coordinators of NE Bethlehem neighborhood block watch)

April 11-15, 2018

April 12, 2018 - September 27, 2018

Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 20th Annual Kutztown University Literature Conference

The 20th Annual Kutztown University Literature Conference will take place on Saturday, April 21, 2018. For more on the conference, please visit http://kuchildrensliterature.weebly.com/

April 25-28, 2018

April 26-29, 2018

April 27, 2018

April 28, 2018

May 20, 2018 - 1 pm Tee Time - Liberty High School - 8th Annual Golf Tournament at Southmoore Golf Course

June 25-29, 2018 - Elite Wrestling Camp

Elite Wrestling Camp

Liberty High School

June 25 - 29, 2018 from 9 am - 2 pm

For additional information or to register go to the link below

July 30-August 3, 2018

Bethlehem Area Public Library








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