The East Penn School District Education Foundation, along with the Emmaus High School Counseling Department, held its first 2018 Career Exploration Fair Oct. 4.
This event was open to all Lehigh Valley students in sixth through 12th grades and their families.
Representatives from over 50 businesses set up tables in the high school and talked with interested students about various career paths.
Alburtis – 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31
Allentown – 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 26
Coopersburg – 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 26
Emmaus – 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 26,
Fountain Hill – 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 26
Lower Macungie – 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 31
Lower Milford – 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 26
Macungie – 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31
Salisbury – 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 26
Upper Milford – 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31
Vera Cruz – 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31
Allentown Parade – 2 p.m. Oct. 14, Rain date 2 p.m. Oct. 21
Coopersburg Parade – 3 p.m. Oct. 14, Rain date 3 p.m. Oct. 21
In 2017, the Salisbury Township School Board voted unanimously to approve Southwest Foodservice Excellence as the food service management for the district.
Arizona-based SFE partners with school districts with a focus on feeding students nutritional meals derived from chef-based recipes. Salisbury was its inaugural school district in Pennsylvania.
The Salisbury Township School District Board of Directors met Sept. 19 for its regular meeting, holding an executive session on personnel issues prior to the meeting.
Directors Carol Klinger and Samuel DeFrank were not in attendance.
Austin Sell and Jacob Watson provided an update on Harry S Truman Elementary School happenings and Colby Townley provided an update on Western Salisbury Elementary School happenings.
The HST PTO will host a volunteer clearance night 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 1 at the school.
The Salisbury Township Recreation Advisory Committee met Sept. 17 in the municipal building for its bimonthly meeting.
Recreation Director Genny Baillie, Chair Mark Wilson, Vice Chair Patrick Jacoby, Secretary Kimberly Ringhoffer and members Francis J. McCullough and Frank Adamcik were in attendance.
The committee reviewed Community Day which was held in conjunction with National Night Out Aug. 7.
For over 75 years, Mountain House has offered an opportunity for Girl Scouts in every age group to be creative in the art center, swim, perform on stage, sing songs, get messy with science, learn outdoor cooking, try a low-ropes challenge course, participate in nature activities or learn archery.
Mountain House, in Salisbury Township, is one of three Girl Scout day camps – the others are in Valley Forge and Lafayette Hills.
Girl Scout resident camps are Laughing Waters, in Gilbertsville, Mosey Wood, in White Haven, Shelly Ridge, in Miquon, and Wood Haven, in Pine Grove.
Salisbury Township School District Superintendent Dr. Randy Ziegenfuss and Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning Lynn Fuini-Hetten planned an opening convocation Aug. 22 at Salisbury High School for every employee of the school district.
All employees were treated to a breakfast of homemade blueberry and chocolate chip muffins and build your own parfait with yogurt and strawberries, blueberries, graham cracker and granola toppings.
A special Salisbury Township School District board meeting was held Aug. 6 to approve two new hires to the district.
Directors Joseph Gnall, Mary Ziegler and Susan Lea did not attend the meeting.
Kelly Pauling was approved as the 12-month director of teaching and learning. Pauling replaces Ross Cooper who resigned Dec. 22, 2017, as supervisor of instructional practice for the district. Pauling has been working in the district as a part-time interim supervisor of instruction practice since Jan. 24.
Members of the Salisbury Township School District operations committee met Aug. 6 to discuss a number of items including the softball field dugout bids.
Director of Facilities, Safety and Security William Brackett told the committee bids were received and all bids were double the budgeted amount for the project of $75,000.
Many clubs, foundations and organizations support the Salisbury Township School District, all comprised of many volunteers.
“The Salisbury Township School District recognizes the purpose of such organizations is to assist and support, but not to direct or supplant the existing activity of the district,” according to Board Policy 6A2.
All organizations must be board approved.