BASD e-News april 21, 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

I hope you enjoy this issue.

Have a great weekend.

Dr. Roy


Lehigh University Student Exhibition featured a presentation by Fountain Hill Elementary Students

BEST Teacher Nominations Extended Until May 1, 2017

Please consider nominating a teacher for the BEST Award. Let’s highlight the fine work that our teachers do in our district. The deadline has been extended to May 1, 2017.

BASD Job Opportunities

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


BASD Media

To visit the BASD Blog click here


RCN - Tuesday and Sunday at 6pm on Channel 4 and 1004HD

SERVICE ELECTRIC - Friday at 5pm on Channel 50 and 550HD


Dr. Sun visited Marvine recently to talk to the students and answer questions about First in Math. He is seated with all of the Marvine third graders.


By: Michelle Martucci RD, LDN

Healthy tip:

Honey is loaded in antioxidants that may help prevent cellular damage and loss within the brain. Honey can be the all-natural cure when it comes to pesky colds as it coats the throat.




Congratulations to Abby Thompson (below) for being selected as 1 of the 40 regional finalists in Sodexo’s annual Future Chefs Challenge. Abby will now advance to the next round of judging that will determine 5 semi-finalists. For her efforts Abby will receive additional recognition with hopes she will continue to advance to the next round!

GBSL Sign Ups

In 2017 the Greater Bethlehem Soccer League will be celebrating it's 50th season of providing recreational/instructional soccer to children in the area. The league has a "Sunday Afternoon only" format for boys and girls ages 5-13 and all games/practices take place on Lehigh University's Goodman Campus.

For more information on the league and upcoming registrations for our Fall season please go to their website at or e-mail them at



For additional info on this event please visit the BASD Website at

Sunday, April 23, 2017

April 24, 2017

April 25, 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017

An Audio-Described performance will be offered on Thursday, April 27th at 7:00 pm at Liberty High School’s “West Side Story”. Audio description enhances experiences for the visually impaired. Headsets will be available, and an audio describer will describe elements of the show that can’t be heard. The oral description will not interfere with the dialogue or singing. Ticket prices are $10. There is no charge for headsets. Ticket info:

Please arrive at 6:00 if you will be using a headset. For more info: call/text 610.762.2461 or email

April 29, 2017

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Friday, May 5, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

May 13, 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. The BUA has over 1500 games that we need to cover each season and we are always looking for new and experienced officials to add to our officiating team. We meet the 3rd Tuesday of each month from January through November, contact us today through our website ( or email us at for more information! We look forward to speaking with you soon about umpiring for the BUA.



Northeast Bethlehem Youth Sports Association Baseball Signups

Northeast Bethlehem Youth Sports Association is pleased to announce Spring Baseball and Softball Registration Information is now available. Please visit the league website: for all the details! Programs are available for boys ages 5 – 16 residing or attending school within the NELL territory and girls ages 5 -20 residing in the 18017 or 18018 zip codes. Questions may be directed to


Bethlehem Area Public Library Events

Bethlehem Area Public Library has a new program that engages family participation in STEM activities- Leap into Science on Tuesday, April 25 at the Main Library or Wednesday, April 26 at the South

Side Branch. Both programs at 6:30 pm. Visit to learn more.

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