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PRIMARY ELECTION MAY 2013 Lehigh County election results

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Lehigh County has posted the election results which are unofficial until certified by the Board of Electors.

County executive

Scott Ott (R) - 6,837 votes

Dean N. Browning (R) - 5,429 votes

Tom Muller (D) - 8,481 votes

Voters were asked to choose one candidate.

County commissioner - District 5

Michael P. Schware (R) - 1,073 votes

Nathan Brown, (R) - 928 votes

Norma A. Cusick (R) - 664 votes

Kevin P. Ryan (R) - 625 votes

Wesley Barrett (D) - 1,454 votes

Stephen P. Walters (D) - 668 votes

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Music commissioned and performed at concert to honor late superintendent

The May 14 Salisbury High School Spring Concert was anything but typical for the packed auditorium of family, friends and community members.

It was the world premier of "Aquatica" a piece of music written by composer Dr. Scott Watson and commissioned for the Salisbury High School Concert Band, Rachel Reinecke, director.

Reinecke said two years ago, the music boosters approached members of the music department to gather their "wish list." On Reinecke's list was the idea of pursuing a commissioning project.

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in School

Senior Alan Mendez unveils graduation project 'Valedictory' at high school concert

Graduation projects come in many sizes and shapes– some students job shadow a professional and some perform community service.

For senior Alan Mendez, his graduation project took on a new twist.

He chose to compose and conduct a performance of music written to celebrate graduation.

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in School

Devon Engle

Q: What grade are you in?

A: I am in 12th grade at Salisbury High School.

Q: What is your favorite subject? Why?

A: My favorite subject is anatomy and physiology because I find the complexity of the human body is astounding and interesting.

Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?

A: I have been in National Honor Society since 11th grade and I am secretary/treasurer of concert band.

Q: Are you involved in any extracurricular activities?

A: I am involved in soccer, marching band, concert band and jazz band.

Editor's View

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Opinion

Responsible reporting must continue without intervention of the government

Journalists are yet again under attack.

The most recent attack is from the United States Justice Department, which seized cell phone records of Associated Press reporters and editors in the process of investigating what it calls a national security leak.

Associated Press President and Chief Executive Officer Gary Pruitt has called the seizure of records "unconstitutional."

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in School

Gavin Sonntag

Q: What grade are you in?

A: I am currently a senior at Salisbury High School.

Q: What is your favorite subject? Why?

A: I enjoy calculus and any type of mathematics in general because I like the challenge of solving problems.

Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?

A: I am an Eagle Scout, I was the TPA Altruism award winner from our school district, I am in National Honor Society and was captain of the football team.

Q: Are you involved in any extracurricular activities?

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT

Wednesday, May 8, 2013 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Curriculum and technology committee meets at LCTI

The Salisbury Township School District curriculum and technology committee met for their last off-site visit of the school year at Lehigh Career and Technical Institute April 29. Prior to the start of the meeting, the directors took a tour of the facility and enjoyed desserts made and served by students and staff.

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT

Wednesday, May 8, 2013 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Discovery Education leads Lehigh Valley Symposium in Salisbury

Impressed with the Teaching and Learning 2014 plan Salisbury Township School District implemented, Discovery Education, based in Silver Spring, Md., brought a consortium of educational professionals to the high school May 2 to discuss technology in the classroom.

Discovery Education is working toward transforming teaching and learning offering digital solutions that ignite students' natural curiosity and accelerate student achievement.