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District News: Last camp sign-up is May 25

The last sign-up for Camp Whitehall, for Whitehall-Coplay School District students in grades 1-6, is May 25 at the Whitehall Township Municipal Building, 3219 MacArthur Road. You can also register at whitehalltownship.org.

Camps are set for June 19-23, June 26-30, July 10-14, July 17-21, July 24-28 and July 31-Aug. 4. Camp will be held 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., at Hokendauqua Park and Playground, 3417 Lehigh St., and limited to 60 campers per week. Parents/guardians must drop off and pick up.


Senior field day will begin 8 a.m. May 26 at the Zephyr Sports Complex. Students should report to school as normal for field day and dress to participate in activities throughout the day.


Zephyr Nation’s Powder Game will be 7 p.m. May 26 at the football stadium. The rain date for the event is 1 p.m. May 27. Come see the upperclassmen take on the underclassmen in a game of flag football!


The senior military day program is set for 10-11 a.m. May 30 and will be presented in the LGI room at Whitehall High School.

Seniors who are enlisting in the U.S. armed forces will be honored during this brief ceremony.


The final A day is May 30. The final B day is May 31 for WHS and Lehigh Career and Technical Institute students. The final day of school for seniors is May 31.

Senior makeup day is June 1 if students need to complete anything for courses. Teachers will communicate this directly to students. If students do not have anything to complete, they are not required to attend.


The Zephyr football team’s annual golf tournament is set for June 3 at Whitetail Golf Club, 2679 Klein Road, Bath.

To register a foursome or be a sponsor, visit zephyrfootball.net/golf-tournament.


The 2023 WHS yearbooks have arrived!

Seniors can pick up their preordered yearbook or purchase one on the spot for $80 in cash. Underclassmen now have an opportunity to purchase yearbooks from the school store beginning June 6 during all lunches.

If you have any questions, see Mrs. Derlunas in room D116.


Lehigh Valley Orthopedic Institute, located in Allentown, off Route 78, is offering a summer sports camp, set for June 12-Aug. 25. The institute will have full days (9 a.m.-5 p.m.) and half days (9 a.m.-1 p.m. or 1-5 p.m.).

Season passes, weekly passes or day passes are available for purchase. Call 610-351-SFLV or visit sportsfactorylv.com to register for early-bird pricing and more information.

The camp is a safe and fun environment, and all instructors are CPR trained.


Consider registering your child for an amazing summer experience at Camp Fowler. Registration is open now for sessions running throughout the summer.

Campers will have opportunities to hike, build campfires, do art and STEM projects, swim, learn archery, participate in challenge course activities and more.

Visit any WCSD elementary school website and follow the link for more details and how to register.


WHS’ Class of 1978 will be holding its 45-year reunion Sept. 16. Feel free to share this information with any other classmates.

For more details or to receive an invitation, send an email noting “WHS Class of 1978 reunion” to jamb87@hotmail.com.


Whitehall-Coplay Hunger Initiative is offering free meals Tuesdays and Sundays throughout the year. For more information, check out the linked flier on the WCSD social media app or the WCHI website.

In addition, its food pantry distributions are 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4:30-7 p.m. the second and third Thursdays of the month at St. John the Baptist Church’s complex in the former Christ the King School, 3024 S. Ruch St., Stiles. You must have an appointment, and income limits apply.

For more information or to set up an appointment, call 484-225-0358.


Do you have any school news? This column is a compilation of upcoming events in WCSD. Teachers, administrators, parents, students, coaches, PTOs, club advisers and any other community members are invited to share their upcoming activities. Email me at jamb87@hotmail.com with “WCSD news” in the subject line at least a week or two before an event.