on dean's list
Austin King, of Kempton and a member of the class of 2016, has been named to the dean's list for the spring 2013 semester at Providence College.
To qualify for the dean's list, a student must achieve at least a 3.55 grade point average with a minimum of 12 credits.
on dean's list
Gregory Habig of South Whitehall has been named to the dean's list for the spring 2013 semester at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, Calif.
Students named to the dean's list have completed 15 semester hours and earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or better.
Additionally, a student must have completed all of his or her courses and never received an F in any course.
Eagle Scout Court of Honor held for Jacob Wiersch, of Weisenberg Township, at Lehigh Valley Zoo, Schnecksville.
Forty-six children ages six through 12 with Type 1 diabetes participated in Camp Red Jacket June 26 at Camp Fowler, North Whitehall Township.
An evening of music, performed by nearly 60 individuals of all ages, is planned for July 20 in Union United Church of Christ grove, Neffs.
The program is a fundraiser for the Miracle League of the Lehigh Valley, which provides an opportunity for physically and mentally challenged youngsters to play baseball.
The organization also sponsors seasonal activities and holiday events for participants.
Jeffrey Bartman, presently serving as dean of students, has been approved as assistant principal at Springhouse Middle School at an annual salary of $94,778.
He will replace Megan Bauer who will move to Orefield Middle School as a guidance counselor.
Bartman received both his Bachelor's degree in secondary education and his Master's of education degree from Kutztown University.
He earned his principal's certification at Wilkes University, with a major in education leadership.
Bartman was a classroom teacher for 17 years.
The Parkland Garden Club presented its annual tour July 13 of 10 outstanding private gardens, titled "Midsummer's Idylls."
This year's tour featured David Shimp from Phoebe Floral Shop planting a Faerie garden at one of the gardens, a Chinese auction at another, and Shakespearian characters at others.
When school sports begin this summer for the 2013-14 term, Parkland will have Coordinated Health for athletic trainer and physician services, replacing OAA whose contract expired.
At a recent board meeting, Superintendent Richard Sniscak said the district sent out a request for proposals and received responses from OAA, Coordinated Health and St. Luke's.
Coordinated Health offered the best deal, which will bring $1,600 in savings over last year plus additional coverage, Sniscak said.
The contracted amount for three trainers is $80,000 plus $4,500 for physicians' fees.
Meetings are held in the municipal buildings unless otherwise noted.
Parkland Library Board, 7 p.m. in the school district administration building, 1210 Springhouse Road, South Whitehall.
South Whitehall Planners, 7 p.m. agenda review; 7:30 p.m. to review: 1) Grandview Cemetery addition to mausoleum at 2735 Walbert Ave. 2) John G. and Patricia T. Koury request for resubdivision for 3513 Sturbridge Place and lot to northeast.
The Sanctuary at Haafsville, 901 Nestlé Way, Breinigsville, has the following animal available for adoption.
For more information or an appointment, call 484-788-8062.