OVHS Drama Club Delights Audiences

This year the Oley Valley High School Drama Club, under the direction of Mrs. Stacy Lyons, presented A Delightful Quarantine as its 2017 fall play. Set in Susqua Creek Acres a neighborhood of Willspier, Pennsylvania and narrated by Professor Lucy Fuller, played by sophomore Amelia Fisher; the show followed the stories of seven different quarantined houses during […]

Interest and Inquiry Characterize the Transition from Library to L:EAP

It may not match your vision of a traditional school library, but Oley Valley Elementary Students are L:EAPing into their futures in a flexible learning space that incorporates library, computer lab and makerspaces with plans for art project integrations. It is a vibrant and active learning space that often adapts to multiple classes with different […]

Mobile Agriculture Lab Returns to OVES

Students in grades 1-5 had the opportunity to visit the Mobile Ag Ed Science Lab during the week of November 13th. Students participated in different hands-on science experiences. One of the experiments was called The Colorful Bean. Students were introduced to the scientific method as they experiment to decide if petroleum or soybean-based crayons produce […]

New dean to head Kutztown University College of Education

Dr. John Ward has been named dean of the College of Education at Kutztown University. He was appointed interim dean at KU in August. Ward comes to KU from Millersville University where he served as the interim associate dean of the College of Education and Human Services for the past two years. “Dr. Ward is […]

Oley Valley graduate interns at Living Rooms

Lauren Berkel of Fleetwood served a career-building internship this fall at Living Rooms. Berkel’s responsibilities included customer research, digital marketing and looking at budget sheets. Through the course of the internship, she gained experience learning digital marketing strategies. Berkel did the internship as part of the Sigmund Weis School of Business London Program. While abroad, students in the program complete an […]

Local students graduate from East Stroudsburg University at winter commencement exercises

A total of 419 students will receive degrees from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania at the Winter Commencement ceremony on Saturday, December 16 at 9:45 a.m. in Koehler Fieldhouse. There will be 325 bachelor’s degrees, 66 master’s degrees and one doctoral degree awarded. Janelle Fernandez of Bernville will graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Sport Management. […]

Kristina Comoh of Sinking Spring makes dean’s list

Eastern Mennonite University Lancaster RN-BSN program is pleased to recognize Kristina Comoh (Sinking Spring) for being named to the dean’s list for the fall semester 2017. The dean’s list, compiled at the end of each term, includes degree-seeking students who achieve a semester GPA of at least 3.75 with no withdrawn, incomplete, or failed grades for […]

Muhlenberg Community Library announces book-signing benefit

Author Book Signing Event Dec. 16, 2017, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Raymour and Flanigan Furniture and Mattress Store, 629 Snyder Road, Reading. Visit the Ramour and Flanigan Furniture and Mattress Store in Reading from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, for a book-signing event to benefit Muhlenberg Community Library! Meet the authors: Suzanne J. […]

Alvernia Students Perform in Sounds of the Season Concert

Directed by Kurt Schneiderhan (band) and Jennifer Michalik (chorus), Alvernia University students performed a full slate of musical offerings for the Sounds of the Season concert, Dec. 9, 2017. Local musicians included: Bonnie Chasse of Wernersville sang Soprano. Chasse is studying General Studies at Alvernia Natalie Lawton of Reading sang Soprano. Lawton is studying at […]