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                                                                      O R C H E S T R A
Upcoming Events                                                       On April 10th, the High School String Quartet performed
                                                                      for the Volunteer Tea at Gracedale Nursing Home in
May 1    Teacher Appreciation Week
May 3    HS AP Exams for Juniors and Seniors                          Nazareth. The quartet performed various classical
         National Teacher Appreciation Day                            tunes to serenade the audience while they enjoyed their
May 4    AP Exams for Juniors and Seniors,                            refreshments from the event.
May 5    Cinco de Mayo, AP Exams Juniors/ Seniors
May 6    AP Exams for Juniors and Seniors
                                                                      The HS Orchestra Spring Concert will be held on May
May 7    AP Exams for Juniors and Seniors,7:30AM HS SAT Test
                                                                      17th, 2011, at 7:00PM, in the HS Auditorium. The eve-
May 8    AP Exams for Juniors and Seniors
May 9    Building Focus Meeting
                                                                      ning concert will feature several groups from the district
         Diversity Celebration Week 5/9/11 to 5/13/11                 orchestra program: Nazareth High School Orchestra,
         AP Exams for Juniors and Seniors                             Nazareth Middle School Orchestra, Nazareth Intermedi-
         National School Nurses Week 5/9/11 to 5/13/11                ate Orchestra, and the HS String Quartet. The concert
May 10   AP Exams for Juniors and Seniors                             will end with two combined pieces performed by all three
May 11   AP Exams for Juniors and Seniors
                                                                      orchestras. Please come out and show your support of
         HS Art Show-During School Hours and 6-9PM
                                                                      the orchestra by attending the concert.
         7:00PM HS / MS Chorus Spring Serenade
May 12   AP Exams for Juniors and Seniors
         HS Art Show-During School Hours and 6-9PM                    The Orchestra students have been working on their
May 13   Diversity Fair, AP Exams for Juniors and Seniors             spring concert music throughout the semester. Besides
         HS Art Show-During School Hours and 6-9PM                    the performing opportunities they have had in class and
         6:00PM - 9:00PM Eagle Nest Gallery Reception
                                                                      with the upcoming concert, the students are busy com-
May 16   7:30PM School Board Meeting
                                                                      posing music based off of the concept of Theme and
May 17   7:00PM District Wide Orchestra Concert
May 19   7:00PM HS / MS Band & Percussion Ensemble Concert
                                                                      Variations. They learned the piece Variations on a Well
May 20   Early Dismissal for K-12 Students and Professional           Known Sea Chantey for their concert and have based
         Development for Staff                                        their compositions on the example they learned in class.
         5:00PM - 11:00PM HS Junior - Senior Prom                     The students will be performing their compositions for
May 23   7:00PM HS Piano Recital, 7:30PM School Board Meeting         a final project towards the end of May for their fellow
May 24   8th Grade HS Visitations, 7:00PM Block of Rock Concert
                                                                      classmates.
May 25   8th Grade HS Visitations
         7:00PM HS Spring Sports Awards
May 26   8th Grade HS Visitations
         7:00PM HS Academic Awards Program
May 30   No School - Memorial Day




Volume II, Issue IV MAY 2011                                      1
                                                                  MODEL UNITED NATIONS
                                                                  This year we had nine students attend Model United Na-
                                                                  tions hosted by Lehigh University. There were several
                                                                  hundred students from the Lehigh Valley that attended
                                                                  the event. Of our nine students, four were recognized for
                                                                  their outstanding participation:


                                                                          Meredith Heckman - 1st Runner Up,
                                                                          Best Delegate, Committee for Women and Children
                                                                          Emma Pilker - 1st Place,
                                                                          Best Resolution, General Assembly
Jordan Smith, a senior at Nazareth Area High
School, was recently accepted into the Pennsylvania                       Tess Hamsher - 1st Place,
Music Educators Association All-State Chorus. Jordan                      Best Delegate, UN Environmental Program
will be participating in the All-State Festival at Hershey,               Erin Adams - 1st Place,
Pennsylvania from April 14th – 16th. While there, Jordan
                                                                          Best Delegate, Social and Humanitarian
will sing with 200 other top vocalists from the state of
Pennsylvania. The choir will be under the direction of Dr.
Christopher Kiver, music professor at Penn State Univer-
sity. The All-State Chorus will present their concert on
Saturday, April 16th at 10:15AM at the Good Shepherd
Chapel, Lancaster Bible College. This is Jordan’s third

                                                                   L I B R A R Y
time successfully auditioning into the All-State Chorus.
Jordan has also played Varsity Baseball and Varsity Golf
during all four years of his high school career. He is also
the recipient of the 2011 Scholar-Athlete award in golf.           The Java Joint has added flavored teas to the
Jordan is in the top 10 of his class and is a member of            menu! Stop in at 7AM or after school till 3:30PM for
the National Honor Society. He also assists with grounds
keeping for the Angel 34 Pediatric Cancer Retreat in               a quick “cuppa.” We also have Spiced Chai Tea
Bushkill Township. He is the son of Dennis and Joanne              and French Vanilla Cappuccino. Small beverages
Smith who reside in Upper Nazareth.
                                                                   cost only 50 cents!
Please mark your calendars for the Spring Serenade
which will feature the Middle School Chorus, Middle                Also, the Bagel Break fundraiser was a success
School Select Chorus, High School NoteWorthy, Cho-                 and the Library looks forward to doing it again
rale, Nightingales, and Concert Choir. The concert will
be held in the Nazareth High School on Wednesday,                  next year!
May 11th in the auditorium and will begin at 7:00PM.
Admission is $1.00.

The ensemble groups, Nightingales and Chorale, will be
busy spreading music throughout Nazareth during the
next several months. If you would like to have music at
an event you are hosting, please contact Mrs. Kelly Roc-
chi for more information at 610-759-1730 ext. 2322 or
KRocchi@nazarethasd.org.




 Volume II, Issue IV MAY 2011                                 2
S C I E N C E O LY M P I A D
Congratulations to the Nazareth Area High School Science
Olympiad team. The team recently competed in two com-
petitions – The Lehigh Valley Conference Science Olympiad
at Northampton Area Community College and the Regional
Science Olympiad competition at Kutztown University.


The students who earned medals in the Northampton Com-
munity College competition include Caitlyn Gary and Craig
Welker who received a gold medal in the category of dis-
ease detectives and a bronze medal for ecology. A silver
medal was awarded to David Yerger and Mike Burns in the
Chemistry Lab competition and a gold medal was awarded
to Mike Garrett and Brandon Talmadge for the mousetrap
car event.


At Kutztown University, Rachel Kosciusko and Sinmi
Opeyemi took a silver medal in the anatomy and physiolo-
gy competition, Kate Polles and Sinmi Opeyemi won silver
in the helicopter event, and a silver medal was awarded,
once again, to Mike Garrett and Brandon Talmadge for their
outstanding construction of a mousetrap vehicle.




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