Superintendent’s Message

Dear Community,
I am thrilled to be here in East Penn School District as your new Superintendent.  This is a community that highly values the education of its youth.  As a result, the school district has flourished and offers quality K-12 programs that serve as models for the state and beyond.  I’m so pleased to be a part of this proud tradition of educational excellence…. 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!

Shoemaker ES is Boxing Out Bullying

On Monday, August 25th, Shoemaker School kicked off their school year with a fantastic assembly entitled Box Out Bullying. The program is a national touring presentation, a research-based, interactive, and comprehensive theatrical bullying prevention assembly. Shoemaker’s 1st-5th grade student body experienced the upper and lower level elementary versions of the Box Out Bullying assembly presentation…. Read more…