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BASD e-News October 6, 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 bclymer@basdschools.org.

Dr. Roy

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Dr. Roy with Farmersville Students and Ms. Borst at Any Given Child Announcement at SteelStacks

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VOTE for the Amateur Scholastic Digital Photography Contest in conjunction with inVision Photo Festival November 3-5, 2017 at ArtsQuest

Please vote in the Amateur Scholastic Digital Photography Contest. Public voting will run until Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. Below is a list of direct entry links for each student’s photo. 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place & People’s Choice prizes will be awarded and the winners will be featured in The Morning Call on Sunday, October 29, 2017 and during InVision Photo Festival. https://wyng.com/campaign/829520

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Need an After-School Activity this Fall? Look no Further!

The Banana Factory is offering year-round art classes for children and teens to participate in around their school schedule. You can find some of our upcoming classes at http://www.bananafactory.org/classes/current-classes/childrens-classes/

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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 http://www.artsquest.org/what-we-do/education/educator-resources/

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Northampton Community College Open House

October 14th from 10 am – 12:30 pm - NCC Monroe Campus Open House— Learn about the many fields of study offered at NCC’s newest site, all while meeting faculty members and current students. Get your questions answered by the pros in admissions, financial aid and career services. Tour the beautiful campus in its fall splendor! Contact: Michelle Pretopapa | 610-861-1801

Come tour our beautiful new Monroe Campus and learn about the majors offered, financial aid, clubs, organizations, career services and so much more! All questions will be answered by the experts, plus an opportunity to meet faculty and current students. Tour begin in Keystone Hall. To register, call 570.369.1801 or register online. Monroe Campus Tour List: October 19 at 11 .am. October 30 at 5 p.m., November 8 at 11 a.m., November 20 at 5 p.m., December 6 at 11 a.m., and December 18 at 5 p.m.

November 18th from 10 am – 2:00 pm Bethlehem Open House – November 18th- Bethlehem Campus:

Learn about the many fields of study offered at NCC’s largest site. Meet faculty members and mingle with current students. Get your questions answered by the pros in admissions, financial aid and career services. Tour the lively campus! For more information, or to register, go to https://northampton.edu/open-house.htm or call610-861-5500. Contact: James McCarthy | 610-861-5506

Bethlehem Campus Tours:

Come tour the Bethlehem Campus and learn about the majors offered, financial aid, clubs, organizations, career services and so much more! All questions will be answered by the experts, plus you will have an opportunity to meet faculty and current students. The tour begins in the Admissions Office and last approximately two hours. For information or to register, call 610-861-5500 or register online.

Bethlehem Tour List: October 19 at 3:30 p.m., October 31 at 11:30 a.m., November 16 at 3:30 p.m., December 5 at 11:30 a.m., and December 21, 3:30 p.m.

Fowler Family Southside Center Tours:

Tell family and friends about this special tour for dental hygiene, hospitality, and medical assistant majors. All questions will be answered by the experts. The tour starts in the lobby at 11:30 a.m. For information or to register, call 610-861-5500 or register online. All tours start at 11:30 a.m. November 9 and December 12.

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BASD Media

Eye on Elementary - Clearview 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 Clearview Elementary school with principal Heather Bennett-Knerr.

To visit the BASD Blog click here

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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 favpoembeth@gmail.com with any questions or see details at: http://favpoembeth.weebly.com/

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Governor Wolf International Day of Peace 2017

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WEEKLY NUTRITION and FITNESS TIPS

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Healthy Tip from Michelle Martucci, RD, LDN

Dietician for Bethlehem Area School District

Consuming foods rich in fiber, such as whole grains, as part of a healthy diet, reduces the risk of coronary heart disease. The general rule is to make at least half your grains whole grain.

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Nitschmann Dedication Ceremony on August 31, 2017

BASD Job Opportunities

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

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Events in the Area

Sunday, October 8, 2017

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Come out and support the Liberty High School Grenadier Band and Orchestra at Moe's Southwest Grill on Schoenersville Rd. Wednesday, October 11 from 5 pm - 9 pm.

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

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Saturday, November 4, 2017 – Northampton Community College - 16th Annual Fall Scholastic Chess Championship

Northampton Community College will hold the Horizons for Youth 16th Annual Fall Youth Scholastic Chess Championship on Saturday, November 4, 2017, at the College Center, 2nd Floor. Rated/Non-Rated sections available. Pre-registration, for a $5 discount, ENDS THURSDAY, November 2.

On site registration will be available the day of the Tournament between 8-9 AM at a cost of $39. Register at: https://lifelearn.northampton.edu/modules/shop/index.html?action=section&OfferingID=671&SectionID=960534.

Contact Emily Cortez at 610-861-4120 or youthinfo@northampton.edu for more information.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Baseball Umpires Needed

Bethlehem Umpires Association (BUA) is actively taking applications for baseball umpires! Whether you are an experienced umpire, or looking to break into the game as a rookie, we have the appropriate level for you.

We offer a competitive level of play for all levels of experience and the opportunity to umpire throughout the greater Lehigh Valley area. Our organization officiates over 1500+ games for Little League, Travel Teams, Connie Mack, Youth Legion, and LVMSBL (Men’s League) from April until November.

Take your passion for sports and turn it into a part time avocation that will enable you to give back to the community. We accept members starting at 16 and offer education, training and mentorships to improve your skills and obtain higher level games as you gain more experience.

If you are an experienced umpire and you would like to try to get involved in a group we would love to hear from you.

We meet the 3rd Tuesday of each month from February through September, contact us today through our website (www.bethump.org) or email us at bethumpassoc@gmail.com for more information! We look forward to speaking with you soon about umpiring for the BUA.

Bethlehem Area Public Library

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