Monday, April 1, 2013
Fogelsville Elementary School students read a total of 315,304 minutes during February to beat their goal and raise the funds.
Fogelsville Elementary School students raised more than $4,200 for the school's Parent Teacher Organization through its February "Reading Rocks" program. Cindy Cook of the Fogelsville PTO reported that: The school was also paid a second visit last week by members of the Lehigh Valley Steelhawks indoor football team, who helped hand out awards. Members of the Steelhawks visited the school on Read Across America Day and read Dr. Seuss books to the students.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Fogelsville Elementary School students are asked to take $10 per classroom and find a way to help the community.
Wednesday, March 27
Fogelsville Elementary School students have been asked to brainstorm about how just $10 can help the community. Students were challenged by the school's Parent Teacher Organization to take on the project this month and next month, with the goal that students and teachers find a way to give back to the Upper Macungie community. Each classroom wiill receive $10 and a poster board with the only rule being that they cannot spend the money on their own classroom. Each class will display its results during the school's Spring Festival on the night on May 10 from 5:30 to 8. Examples of community service suggested to students were:
Monday, March 4, 2013
Members of the Lehigh Valley Steelhawks and Fogelsville Elementary School students read together on Friday to celebrate Read Across America Day.
On Friday, Fogelsville Elementary School celebrated Read Across America in style Friday with a visit from five members of the Lehigh Valley Steelhawks indoor football team. Upper Macungie Patch was there and took this video footage of the event. Reading to the students in the video are Steelhawks players Zak Tupper and Brandon Renford.
Saturday, March 2, 2013
Members of the Lehigh Valley Steelhawks visited Fogelsville Elementary School Friday and read to fourth- and fifth-grade students.
Fogelsville Elementary School celebrated Read Across America in style Friday with a visit from five members of the Lehigh Valley Steelhawks indoor football team. Read Across America Day, which promotes reading across the nation and celebrates the birthday of the legendary Dr. Seuss, culminated Fogelsville Elementary School's month-long "Reading Rocks!" fund-raiser. The goal of the program was for students to raise $1 per day for the 28 days of February; read at least 15 minutes a day and reach a total combined 214,000 minutes. "This week has been so much fun," said Fogelsville principal Brenda DeRenzo. "We had people from the administration and the community come in to read. It was a weeklong, crazy week to celebrate the joy of reading. …
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Members of the Lehigh Valley Steelhawks football team will read to Fogelsville Elementary School students Friday afternoon as part of the school's Read-A-Thon fund-raising program
Wednesday, February 27
Members of the Lehigh Valley Steelhawks professional indoor football team will read to Fogelsville Elementary School students Friday afternoon as part of the school's third annual Read-A-Thon program. The Steelhawks players will read to fourth and fifth-grade students from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., according to Fogelsville PTO member Cindy Cook. The players will also throw balls with students in the gym and greet them as they leave the building for the day. The third annual "Reading Rocks!" progam began Feb. 1 and ends Friday. It serves as a fund-raiser for the school for programs such as educational programs and field trips," Cook said. The goals of the program are to raise $1 per day for the 28 days of February; read at least 15 minutes a day…
Saturday, October 20, 2012
Officer David Keck, who has served on the South Whitehall Police force for the past 27 years, is a new D.A.R.E. Officer for Parkland School District.
If you have a fifth-grader in the Parkland School District, chances are he or she knows South Whitehall Police Officer David Keck. Officer Keck is the new Youth Services/D.A.R.E. officer and three-days-a-week he meets with fifth graders to teach them conflict resolution, decision-making skills and drug awareness. "My goal is to make a difference and try to get through to kids, not just about drugs, but about how they can handle situations," Keck said. "I stress conflict resolution skills." He reaches more than 700 fifth graders from the eight Parkland elementary schools every school year, including the Jaindl elementary and Fogelsville elementary schools in Upper Macungie. When he isn't teaching D.A.R.E (Drug Abuse Resistance Education…
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Parents are encouraged to donate items for the school's Fall Festival, which is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 12.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Items are needed for Fogelsville Elementary School's Fall Festival on Friday Oct. 12 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The PTO seeks the following items to be used at the Fall Festival. If parents would like to donate items, please send them to school with your child and place the smaller items in the gold PTO mailbox located in the school lobby. Larger items can be placed in the office.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Giant Food Stores will launch its A+ School Rewards program for the 2012-13 school year on Oct. 7. Is your BonusCard registered?
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Since 2005, Giant Food Stores has donated $13 million to 2,500 public and private schools through its A+ School Rewards program, which will return for the 2012-13 school year on Oct. 7. According to www.giantfoodstores.com, A+ School Rewards are points that accrue with each purchase using the BonusCard, kind of like gas points. At the end of each month, the A+ School Rewards are used in a calculation to determine your school's cash total, which then is automatically credited to your school's account. Customers can support up to two schools. Schools in the Uppper Macungie area are enrolled. They are: There is no restriction on what schools can do with their A+ School Rewards. They can be used for technology, scholarships, school programs, …
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Patch stopped by Fogelsville, Cetronia and Kernsville elementary schools Tuesday as students settled in for the 2012-2013 school year.
Patch was on hand as students began their first day of classes at Fogelsville, Kernsville and Cetronia elementary schools.
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Fogelsville Elementary students get hands-on science and nuitrition lessons while working on the school's garden.
On a recent steamy afternoon, first grader Brandon Vasquez had just finished planting some radishes and was done weeding – his favorite job at the Fogelsville Elementary School courtyard garden. He and his classmates were about to take turns picking and smelling different herbs, including mint. “You get to do a lot of stuff,” Brandon explained. And what does he like best about gardening? “You get dirty,” he said with a grin. His teacher Jessica Holben said her class was excited that it was their turn to work in the garden. “Learning about plants and how plants grow is part of the curriculum so it fits in really well,” she said. The students get to taste some of the fruits of their labor and the school has sent herbs to Parkland High School…