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St. Joseph The Worker School
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Thursday, February 14, 2013
Orefield Middle School student Yogeshwar Velingker took first place in Lehigh Valley Mathcounts regional competition. St. Joseph the Worker's Alana Dee was top female contender.
For the third year in a row, Yogeshwar Velingker, an eighth-grade student at Orefield Middle School, took first place in the Lehigh Valley Mathcounts competition, held Sunday at Trexler Middle School in Allentown. Alana Dee, an eighth-grade student at St. Joseph the Worker School in Orefield, was the top female contender. She placed eighth overall. The 29th annual event attracted more than 200 middle-school competitors from five counties. As a sixth-grader in 2011, Yogeshwar had placed first in the Lehigh Valley competition. And as the 2012 winner of the regional contest, he went on to take first place at the state championship, winning the right to compete on the national level. Now Yogeshwar will move on to the 2013 state level …
Sunday, September 23, 2012
Teams of students showed their creativity -- and baking skills -- in St. Joseph the Worker's annual Bake Off held recently in the parish center.
The names said it all -- Gummy Mountain, Layers of the Sea, Lollipop Land, to name a few. In all, students at St. Joseph the Worker School in Orefield entered 18 cakes in eight categories in the school's annual Bake Off held recently in the parish center. Begun eight years ago by parents Francine Galassi and Nancy Clee, the Bake Off helps usher in a new school year as students team up to make the cakes, socialize and enjoy some friendly competition. The cakes can get very elaborate, Galassi said. And the students -- both boys and girls -- can spend hours, over several days, putting together their creations. "The kids look forward to it," she said. Parent Katy M. Mangold, who helped coordinate the Bake Off this year, said her daughter …