On April 18, the class of 2013 held the "Mr. Salisbury" pageant. Participants included Sean Adams, Tyler Brown, Garrett Collins, Tyler Cooperman, Anthony Dee, Mason Kresley, Alan Mendez and Thomas Walters.
The night began with a group dance to "Set It Off" by Timomatic. A wide range of captivating talents were displayed by all. Beachwear, formal wear and question-and-answer segments followed. Cooperman was crowned "Mr. Salisbury."
Salisbury High School Librarian Robin Burns held a literary club interest meeting during Falcon period April 18. Burns established a book club during her career at Whitehall and wanted to establish a group at Salisbury. Unlike any ordinary club, readers and writers alike can share their thoughts on literary topics. Burns is looking forward to the future of the group.
In celebration of April 18's National "Poem In Your Pocket" day, students were given an opportunity to pick a poem out of a selection. First, students were asked to pick a word. From that choice, a poem was selected and a ticket was given to the student to compete in a raffle for a gift card to Barnes and Noble. Senior Julisa Trinidad won.
On April 20, the Sprout Film Festival at DeSales University took place. This year's theme was inclusion. The films featured people with developmental disabilities. Key Club has worked on increasing the publicity of the event. Students from many Lehigh Valley schools attended.
The SHS Key Club raised $500 for the Lymphoma Leukemia Society through Pennies for Pasta, where the class bringing in the most pennies wins a pasta party. Congratulations to Robyn Balsai's block 3 English class for raising $190.
SHS's softball team will be hosting a pancake breakfast in the cafeteria 8:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday, April 27. There is a cost. To purchase tickets, see a Salisbury varsity/junior varsity softball player.
The Emmaus High School College Fair will be held 6 to 8 p.m. May 1. Over 115 representatives from colleges, technical schools and military branches will be present. All students are encouraged to attend.
SHS Key Club members will be going to Whitehall High School May 3 for the Special Olympics.
In partnership with Discovery Education, SHS will be hosting a Lehigh Valley Leadership Symposium May 2. School and community leaders from the region will be visiting SHS to learn more about our strategic plan, TL2014, and how learning has transformed with the use of technology. Participants will have the chance to speak to administrators, board members and other students about individual technological experiences.
The TL2014 spring survey is available to parents of students in grades six through 12 who wish to share their thoughts on technology and the learning benefits it has on their child. Responses are anonymous. The survey closes May 3. The results will be shared with the public May 20. To access the survey, go to http://www.stsd. org/parent. To view results of past surveys, go to http://tl2014.org/assessmentevaluation.
The Salisbury Falcon Football Golf Classic will take place Saturday, June 8 at Wedgewood Golf Course in Coopersburg. The event benefits student athletes involved in the football program. Additional information will be announced shortly.
A representative from the U.S. Marine Corps will visit SHS 9:40 a.m. May 8. Students interested in meeting with the representative must obtain a pass from the guidance office at least one day in advance.