Superintendent’s Message

September 23, 2014

Dear Parents and Community,

I would like to make you aware of Enterovirus (EV-D68) and enlist your assistance in limiting its spread. From mid-August to September 18, 2014, a total of 153 people from 18 states were confirmed to have respiratory illness caused by EV-D68. Recently, several cases have been confirmed in Pennsylvania. We are not aware of any cases with students in the East Penn School District…. Read more…

Makerspace Workshop at Willow Lane ES

On Wednesday, August 20th, during the second EPSD Employee Development Day, the staff of Willow Lane Elementary School engaged in a Makerspace workshop conducted by Julia Dweck, Anthony Moyer, and Ken Jones and Ron Morris, proprietors of Mercantile Home in Easton, PA. Makerspaces are learning centers with tools. They combine manufacturing tools and equipment for the purposes of enabling students to design, prototype, and create manufactured works that wouldn’t be possible to create with resources available to individuals working alone. Makerspaces represent the democratization of design, engineering, fabrication, and education…. Read more…

Stinger Grads Honored at National Awards

On Friday, September 5th, the National Federation of Press Women honored 104 students who won national journalism awards in its annual high school communications contest – and that includes two 2014 Emmaus graduates!

Katrina Guido and Eamon Dreisbach, who served as editors of The Stinger, both won first-place awards at the state level and went on to represent Pennsylvania at the national level. Katrina Guido, who served as editor-in-chief, won second in the nation for features for a story on bullying and Eamon Dreisbach, who was culture editor, won honorable mention in review writing for a critique on Eminem.
Congratulations to EHS English Teacher Denise Reaman, Katrina Guido and Eamon Dreisbach!