Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Lower Macungie Middle School will present its version of 'How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying' on March 21, 22 and 23.
Wednesday, March 20
Special to Emmaus Patch As spring is opening its blossoms, schools across the area will be opening their musicals. On Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Lower Macungie Middle School will open its biggest production of the year, the popular musical comedy How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, directed by Patrick Campbell. The show is about a window washer who reads a book about how to succeed in business, and gets a job at a big company. Using his slick words and tips from the book, his plan works a little too well and he is promoted to vice president without knowing much of anything. Along the way, he runs into troubles with finding love and finding who he really is. The music is catchy and upbeat, and it is from the same producers who …
Friday, February 15, 2013
Lower Macungie Middle School student Jereme Chien took 10th place in Lehigh Valley Mathcounts regional competition. Eyer Middle School's Sandhya Sriaam was among the top female contenders.
Jereme Chien, an eighth grade student at Lower Macungie Middle School recently took 10th place in the Lehigh Valley Mathcounts competition, held Feb. 10 at Trexler Middle School in Allentown. Sandhya Sriaam, a 7th grader at Eyer Middle School was among the top female competitors. The 29th annual event attracted more than 200 middle school competitors from five counties. The regional competition was organized by Lehigh Valley Chapter of the PA Society of Professional Engineers, Lower Macungie Middle School was fifth top ranking team of the 30 schools that participated. The students spent the morning taking a series of tests that featured questions like: Tests were sent immediately to a scoring room for grading and ranking. The afternoon …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Lower Macungie Middle School students are working to help students from New Jersey who live in areas severely devastated by Hurricane Sandy.
Super Storm Sandy may be gone, but, even here in the Lehigh Valley, her impact is clearly not forgotten. In fact, students at Lower Macungie Middle School are doing their part to “remember” Sandy and the devastation the storm caused up and down the east coast through an ongoing service project dubbed “Take the Sting Out of Sandy.” Following the storm, LMMS students suggested to school administrators that LMMS do something to help out students in New Jersey, according to a press release from East Penn School District. This suggestion ultimately evolved into an ongoing building-wide project in which LMMS has been collecting gently used middle school and elementary school level books to donate to the schools of the Toms River, N.J./Ocean …
Sunday, November 18, 2012
The Community Service Club of Willow Lane Elementary School in Lower Macungie collected more than 100 bags of toiletries, cleaning supplies, clothes and food for victims of Hurricane Sandy.
Sunday, October 14, 2012
The following incidents were obtained with information that was supplied by troopers at the barracks in Fogelsville. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Charged: 13-year-old boy Oct. 6 with terroristic threats; threatened to harm another 13-year-old boy on several occasions at Lower Macungie Middle School, 6299 Lower Macungie Road, police said. Theft: Reported Sept. 24 by Thomas Higgins of 6634 Blue Heather Court, Lower Macungie; firearm stolen from his vehicle at his home, police said; no loss estimate. Theft: Reported by Christina Pagano of Macungie; iPhone taken from her while shopping at Walmart, 1091 Mill Creek Road, police said; no loss estimate. Theft: Reported by Jessica Sallit of Allentown; cell phone taken Sept. 17 while she set it down to look at merchandise and left it behind, police said; no loss estimate. Charged: Robert Gross of the 4700 block of Doe Run Court, Schnecksville…
Thursday, June 21, 2012
Patch readers say they would have stopped to help at last week's fatal crash in front of Lower Macungie Middle School
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Thursday, June 21, 2012
Patch asked our readers what they would have done if they were behind last Wednesday's car accident in front of Lower Macungie Middle School that left an Emmaus woman dead and five others injured. An eyewitness who stopped to help told us at least two other drivers did u-turns to get away from the crash scene 41-year-old Brandi Kralik of Emmaus was pronounced dead at the scene after a van collided with her Grand Am. Patch users posted 22 comments responding to our question of whether they would have stopped to help. Here are some of the responses: Jennifer: I was in her situation 9 years ago, but because of a fast-acting bystander, the EMS were able to get me out of the crushed car 45 minutes later before I bled to death in my seat. Lanya…
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
The crash occurred just after 3 p.m. in front of Lower Macungie Middle School.
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Wednesday, June 13, 2012
A 41-year-old Emmaus woman was killed Wednesday afternoon as the result of a motor vehicle accident in front of Lower Macungie Middle School. Brandi Kralik was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash that occurred on Lower Macungie Road just after 3 p.m., according to Lehigh County Deputy Coroner David Krause. An autopsy will be performed Thursday to determine the exact cause of death, he said in a release. Kralik was driving one of the two vehicles involved in the accident, he said. Preliminary reports say others were injured in the two-vehicle crash. Lower Macungie Road was closed for more than three hours as a result of the accident. Patch will report more details as soon as they become available.
Friday, May 18, 2012
LMMS eighth-grader Brook Schaffer creates LMMS fundraiser based on popular Penn State THON dance marathon.
Friday, May 18, 2012
Student dancers will be getting their groove on at Lower Macungie Middle School from 3 to 9 p.m. today to raise money for the Four Diamonds Fund supporting children with pediatric cancer. The event, being dubbed the first-ever LMMS mini-THON is the brain-child of eighth-grader Brook Schaffer, who was inspired by the well-known Penn State THON dance-a-thon, founded in 1973 to raise money for childhood cancer research. The Penn State THON has evolved into an annual two-day event held at Penn State each year in February. Schaffer and a group of student planners organized the LMMS event and local businesses have contributed food, beverages and other items that will be provided to dancers and guests. Prizes in different categories will be …
Monday, April 30, 2012
Community Fun Day at Lower Macungie Middle School features books, health fair.
Thanks to the Emmaus Public Library, books were everywhere at the Community Fun Day held Satuday, April 28 at Lower Macungie Middle School. The library's annual sale at LMMS is always a sure draw for readers of all ages. This year there were an estimated 18,000 books on sale, some selling for as little as 50 cents to $1. The sale wasn't the only attraction at the Community Fun Day. A Nutrition, Health, and Safety Fair took up the school's front lobby. Participants included Lehigh Valley Hospital, the Burn Prevention Foundation, Primo Produce, Domino's Pizza, and more.
Monday, March 26, 2012
Business and Professional Women’s Club of the Lehigh Valley honors five local middle schoolers for their entries into the 14th Annual Women’s History Month Bookmark Contest.
On the surface, Women’s History Month and the childhood classic “The Mouse and the Motorcycle” may not seem to have a whole lot in common. But, for Eyer Middle School seventh-grader Justin Hower, the Beverly Cleary work served as the centerpiece of his winning entry into the Business and Professional Women’s Club (BWPC) of the Lehigh Valley’s 14th Annual Women’s History Month Bookmark Contest. Hower’s contest submission, which included an essay and a drawing about Cleary, took first place in this year’s competition. His work has been made into a bookmark, which was unveiled at a BWPC award program on March 19. Hower, as well as the second- and third-place winners, presented their winning essays during the program. Rina Hollinger, an Eyer …