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District News: Prom fashion show planned for Feb. 23

Zephyr Nation is hosting a prom fashion show 7 p.m. Feb. 23. In the case of bad weather, the snow date is 1 p.m. Feb. 24.

Students are invited to attend the show in the auditorium to see all the latest trends in prom styles this year. This year’s dresses are provided by Bridals by Sandra, located in Nazareth, and the tuxedos are from CE Roth, located in Allentown.


The science fair is coming to Zephyr Elementary School during the school’s open house in May. All interested participants must complete a brief proposal detailing initial ideas by Feb. 24.

Accepted participants will be expected to attend two after-school sessions to present progress and get feedback from Zephyr Elementary staff.


The Whitehall High School Zephyrs football team will be holding a dine and donate event 5-9 p.m. Feb. 26 at Hops at the Paddock, 1945 W. Columbia St., Allentown.

Visit the weekly high school newsletter for the flier needed to present to your server. There is also a digital flier available. Ten percent of all dine-in or takeout food orders will go toward the team.


The Class of 1972’s scholarship fundraiser will be held March 4 at Keystone Pub, 1410 Grape St., Whitehall. The fundraiser is for dining in or carryout, and 10% of sales will benefit the scholarship fund.

The class awards two $1,000 scholarships to deserving graduating Whitehall High School seniors.

There is a cost per person, which is refundable the day of the event.

To purchase your ticket, visit myevent.com/WHSCLASS72.


Zephyr Elementary will be participating in Read Across America Week by celebrating the works of Dr. Seuss. Each day will include a dress-up theme and reading activities.

The themes for the week include the following:

March 4: Wear green for “Green Eggs and Ham.”

March 5: Wear a funny hat for “Cat in the Hat.”

March 6: Wear crazy socks for “Fox in Socks.”

March 7: Wear location apparel for “Oh the Places You’ll Go.”

March 8: Dress as your favorite Dr. Seuss character for “Drop Everything and Read Day.”


Whitehall High School Theater Club will be presenting “Mean Girls: High School Edition.”

Show times are set for 7 p.m. March 21, 22 and 23 and 2 p.m. March 24.

In-person box office hours to purchase your tickets are 9 a.m.-noon Feb. 24 and March 2, 9 and 16. The box office will also be open on show dates, 30 minutes before the show. Tickets are also on sale at showtix4u.com/event-details/79677.


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