On Jan. 24, the Center for Humanistic Change hosted a presentation on Heroin and Opioid Prevention Education, or HOPE, at Salisbury High School. The program was held for parents and guardians of the high school students and for anyone who wanted to know more about the growing opioid crisis.
Salisbury Township hosted 10 German exchange students from the rural town of Hassfurt, Germany.
The students arrived Oct. 20 and left to return home Nov. 5. They stayed with host families and attended Salisbury High School. This summer, the families who hosted the German students will send their 10th graders to Germany where they will stay with the German students’ families for three weeks. During their visit, they will not only sightsee in Germany but will also visit south Austria.
Crime Victims Council of the Lehigh Valley hosted its annual fundraiser, “Rally Through the Valley” recently.
Motorcyclists from all over the area attended to show their support by starting the 60-mile road-ride at Nazareth Borough Park and ending the trip at Emmaus Community Park.
The Knauss Homestead in Emmaus recently hosted an Arbor Day celebration. To mark the occasion, Emmaus Mayor Winfield Iobst and members of the Emmaus Garden Club, gathered to plant an American Redbud tree in memory of Lucie Haley Laudenslager of the Emmaus Garden Club.
Laudenslager was involved in two garden clubs - Emmaus and Parkland. She was also a member of both the Pennsylvania State and National Garden Clubs, Inc. In addition to these, she served on the board of directors of the Garden Club Federation of Pennsylvania. She joined the clubs in the 1970s.
The Lehigh Valley MATHCOUNTS® regional competition was held at Southern Lehigh High School, Center Valley, Feb. 11.
The event included 268 middle school students from 28 schools from across the region. This is the 33rd year for the program, which is sponsored by the Lehigh Valley Chapter of the PA Society of Professional Engineers. The goal is to promote a mathematical interest in middle school students.
Salisbury High School hosted a dual enrollment information meeting recently prior to the school open house.
Joy Wernick, one of the school guidance counselors and supervisor for the program, spoke to parents of the optional curriculum.
Dual enrollment enables SHS students to earn college credits through an agreement with Seton Hall University. The classes are taught by SHS faculty members.
Wernick explained the application process, then addressed the popularity of the courses.
Salisbury High School hosted the Center for Humanistic Change during open house Sept. 27.
The educational agency set up a mock teen bedroom in the nursing office of the high school, complete with everyday objects used to hide faux drugs and drug paraphernalia.
U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent, R-15th, hosted a public community forum on pediatric immunizations at Lehigh Valley Health Network’s Cedar Crest Boulevard campus Aug. 9 in recognition of National Immunization Awareness Month.
A panel of medical specialists joined him in championing the necessities of community vaccinations.
Before the discussion, Dent stated his goals for the event.
The Salisbury High School Key Club hosted a fundraiser for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation called, “Bowl for Breath” 3 to 5 p.m. Feb. 20 at the Playdrome Rosebowl. 801 North, 15th St., Allentown.
Money raised will benefit local cystic fibrosis patients.
Katie Hutchinson, Key Club advisor and emotional support teacher at Salisbury High School, supervised the event.
The Falcon Wrestling Club hosted a comedy night at the Fearless Fire Company Feb. 20.
The money raised will benefit all levels of Salisbury wrestling– youth, middle and high school.
Buck Nicholas, the Falcon Wrestling Club president, said the goal for the evening was to shed light on the organization and its benefits to all those in the Salisbury School District, not only to parents of kids involved in sports programs.