In an effort to cultivate an early interest in science, math, and engineering in middle school students, Lehigh University’s AIChE student chapter recently held a successful interactive science and chemical engineering outreach event at Broughal Middle School in Bethlehem, PA.
The party was winding down, and the guest of honor, bending slightly from the waist with his hands wrapped around an imaginary golf club, was sharing a final lesson.
Broughal Middle School, Lehigh’s neighbor and educational partner, has been recognized as a Green Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education. The designation honors schools that are a model in environmental consciousness.
Seventh-period science class at Nitschmann Middle School had barely begun, but Patrick Mayer was already out the door and running, with an iPad in hand.
The Allentown School District has some tough decisions to make. But if the district does cut 147 teaching positions, one professor says students will be the ones who pay the price down the line. District cuts could eliminate art, music, and physical education.