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Allentown school board names new Dieruff High School principal  69News WFMZ-TV

Assistant principal Michael Makhoul was tapped to replace retired Principal Susan Bocian.

Famed jazz musician among 6 inducted into Dieruff High School's Wall of Distinction  69News WFMZ-TV

Famed jazz musician Rick Braun was among six names added to the school's Wall of Distinction for 2019.

'Is that red?' Video shows emotional moment color blind high school grad sees through glasses  KABC-TV

The moment Goshuami Valoy began to see the world differently occurred two weeks ago outside her now alma mater, Louis E. Dieruff High School in Allentown.

Allentown School Board accepts retirement of Dieruff High principal  69News WFMZ-TV

The Allentown School Board unanimously and graciously accepted the retirement of Louis E. Dieruff High School Principal Susan Bocian, effective June 30, ...

Allentown police department swears in 7 new officers  69News WFMZ-TV

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Seven new Allentown police officers were sworn in during a ceremony in City Council Chambers Thursday morning. The department also ...

Hall of Famer Andre Reed set to volunteer for park cleanup  69News WFMZ-TV

The Dieruff High School grad will be in Allentown on Saturday to volunteer at the park that now bears his name.

Dieruff High School mourns student after shooting death

Authorities were continuing to investigate what led to the death of Leslie Pena. She was 14.

Allentown native and pro football Hall of Famer Andre Reed pays visit to high school students  69News WFMZ-TV

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Students at Dieruff High School in Allentown got a special treat Thursday. Pro-football Hall of Famer and Dieruff alumni Andre Reed made a ...

Dieruff hires former player, longtime assistant Dave Lutte as new football coach  Allentown Morning Call

Dieruff has hired former Husky player and assistant coach Dave Lutte as its new football coach.

Dieruff students to perform in High Notes Gala  69News WFMZ-TV

Allentown School District's 9th annual High Notes Gala is this weekend. The city's middle and high schools will perform a snippet from their school musical at the ...

Speaker to Allentown students: A dream is the best thing for you  Allentown Morning Call

Motivational speaker Tommie Mabry visits Dieruff High School to share his story about being arrested and expelled before becoming the first one in his family to ...

How many times a police officer responded to each Lehigh Valley public high school last year

These figures come from public school crime statistics published annually by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

Hundreds accept diplomas at Dieruff High School Commencement  69News WFMZ-TV

Hundreds of graduates accepted their diplomas Saturday afternoon at the commencement for Dieruff High School.

Allentown School District awarded more than $1M in grants to support community learning centers  69News WFMZ-TV

HARRISBURG, Pa. - State Reps. Peter Schweyer and Mike Schlossberg announced Tuesday the Allentown City School District was awarded $1.35 million in ...

Hundreds of Lehigh Valley parents still cited for kids’ truancy, though fewer under new law  Allentown Morning Call

Hundreds of Lehigh Valley parents, especially in the Allentown School District, are suject to tickets and possible jail time for their children's truancy, though a ...

Police: Dieruff student said he was going to kill everyone at school  WFMZ Allentown

The outburst came Thursday as students were discussing emotions about the recent shooting in Florida.

Dieruff High School: Side Show (2014 Revival)  WFMZ Allentown

Dieruff High School: Side Show (2014 Revival) | 2018 Freddy Awards participating high school . Your source for everything about the Freddy Awards including ...

Dieruff student killed in shooting remembered at 'celebration of life' event  Allentown Morning Call

Friends and family of Carolina Monsanto gathered Saturday at Dieruff High School to celebrate her life. The 16-year-old Allentown girl was killed July 31 in a ...

Poor academic performance at two high schools concerns Allentown School Board  WFMZ Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - The high number of ninth-grade students in district high schools who are repeating the ninth grade or failing two or more subjects was the ...

They are the best high schools in the Greater Lehigh Valley, per U.S. News & World Report

The leader in U.S. high school and college rankings has taken its methodology down to the local level, so now you can compare all of the high schools in the ...

Your View by Allentown superintendent: It cannot be the narrative that Allentown students deserve less  Allentown Morning Call

Op-ed by Thomas Parker, superintendent of the Allentown School District: "We are at a crossroads with our district. We will continue to work, but we also need ...

Dieruff High School student guilty of assaulting teacher  WFMZ Allentown

The Dieruff High School student accused of pushing a teacher down bleachers at a pep rally has been found guilty.

"Disgusting" video of Dieruff brawl played in court  Allentown Morning Call

In a video that Lehigh County Judge Kelly L. Banach called "disgusting and disturbing," at least seven Dieruff High School students can be seen stomping and ...

Dieruff High student sentenced for raping girl at school  WFMZ Allentown

A student at Dieruff High School in Allentown, who stands accused of raping a fellow student, was sentenced this week to at least six months in a juvenile ...

Has sun set on Dieruff's planetarium?  Allentown Morning Call

Two years after the school board first approved a budget that included plans to reopen Dieruff High School's planetarium, plans remain stalled.

Readers React: School tax hikes may prompt reader to leave Allentown  Allentown Morning Call

Reader: I have come to the conclusion that it's time to pack up and move out of Allentown, which I've called my home for 62 years. Breaks my heart but it's better ...

Dieruff overcomes mistakes, beats Allen for the sixth time in seven years, 26-6  Allentown Morning Call

Dieruff defeated Allen 26-6 in the 62nd meeting of Allentown's public school football teams.

Get to know the Allentown School Board candidates  Allentown Morning Call

Seven candidates, including three incumbents, are running for five seats that are open on the Allentown School Board.

George H.W. Bush was no stranger to the Lehigh Valley  Allentown Morning Call

The Lehigh Valley saw a lot of George H.W. Bush over the years. Every time he ran for president, he scheduled a visit here. And when his son and namesake ...

Dieruff student pushed teacher down bleachers, schools chief says; teacher's husband says students kicked, pun  Allentown Morning Call

A Dieruff High School student pushed a teacher down bleachers as students were leaving a pep rally last week, an Allentown School District investigation has ...

DA: Teen admits to sex assault inside Dieruff High School in Allentown

Police are investigating a rape inside a Lehigh County high school, and investigators say it involves two young teens.

Dieruff pool prank gets class leaders in hot water at graduation  Allentown Morning Call

Dieruff High pool prank gets class leaders in hot water at graduation.

Best of Lehigh Valley proms from last weekend [PHOTOS]  Allentown Morning Call

Last weekend was a busy one on the Lehigh Valley prom calendar, and we were taking photos at many of the area's high school proms. See our galleries.

ASD spends $13000 on marketing campaign  69News WFMZ-TV

In an effort to compete against charter schools, the Allentown School District will spend $13000 on billboards, radio ads, video ads, and social media to promote ...

Allentown School District to spend $13,000 on billboards, radio ads to counter charter schools  Allentown Morning Call

The competition of school choice is compelling the Allentown School District to spend $13,000 on billboards, promotional videos and radio ads, Superintendent ...

Memorial planned to honor girl, 16, killed in south Allentown shooting  Allentown Morning Call

A memorial *service* has been organized for 16-year-old Carolina Monsanto who died Tuesday after being shot at her south Allentown home along with two ...

Two boys beaten as melee involving 50 students erupts near Dieruff, police say  Allentown Morning Call

Two Dieruff High School boys were seriously injured Tuesday afternoon when they were jumped and pistol-whipped by a large group of students near the ...

Suspect in Allentown teen's slaying shot at 'anything and everything until the clip was empty' witness testifi  Allentown Morning Call

Preliminary hearing at 10:30 a.m. on Sept. 12 for Antwan Washington Harper, charged with killing 16-year-old Carolina Monsato in Allentown.

Challenge aims to toss Allentown schools candidate off Democratic primary ballot  69News WFMZ-TV

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - A member of the Allentown school board has filed a challenge to have a fellow board member and candidate tossed off the Democratic ...

Photos: 2019 Freddy Awards rehearsals  69News WFMZ-TV

Rehearsals are underway for the 2019 Freddy Awards. You can watch the show LIVE from the State Theatre on 69 WFMZ-TV and, Thursday, May ...

From Dieruff to Denmark: Lehigh Valley program has local students going places  Penn State News

Penn State Lehigh Valley's Pathway to College and Career Readiness Program is helping local high-school students prepare for college, job success.

Twins and star students headed to the Ivy League  69News WFMZ-TV

Since day one twins Sinar and Yanar Bitar have done everything, from matching honors to now matching acceptance letters.

Under new Pennsylvania mandate, schools must make it their business to prepare students for careers  Allentown Morning Call

The state's new accountability system takes a look at schools' career readiness. What exactly does that mean?

William Allen High School graduates hundreds  69News WFMZ-TV

Graduating high school students took center stage at the PPL Center in Allentown Friday night.

Dieruff High School graduates 447  Allentown Morning Call

Dieruff High School held graduation ceremonies June 14. The valedictorian was Nadim Ammari and the salutatorian was Mishleen M. Bashour. Advertisement.

Tornado damages Allentown Dieruff High School

ALLENTOWN -- Meteorologists from the National Weather *Service* have confirmed that a small tornado spawned by the remnants of Tropical Storm Hanna ...

Lehigh Valley primary election: Here are your county and city candidates  Allentown Morning Call

Lehigh Valley 2019 candidates for Lehigh and Northampton county offices and for Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton offices.

State police need your help to solve these 12 Lehigh Valley cold case murders

By Tony Rhodin | For Bethlehem-based Troop M of the Pennsylvania State Police wants your help in investigations into unsolved ...

A look at the National Football Foundation high school football scholar-athletes to be honored March 3  Allentown Morning Call

A look at the 33 high school and six colege scholar-athletes for the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Lehigh Valley Chapter banquet on ...

Police: Shots fired outside Dieruff by group looking to 'settle the score'  Allentown Morning Call

Allentown police have charged a 22-year-old man with being part of a group that fired a gun at two boys outside Dieruff High School Thursday, triggering a ...

History's Headlines: William Allen archives  69News WFMZ-TV

As a new principal at William Allen High School last summer, Shannon Mayfield was curious. Just off of his office was a large safe-type vault. What was in it?

Photos: More 2019 Freddy Awards rehearsals  69News WFMZ-TV

More photos from the 2019 Freddy Awards rehearsal. Watch the show LIVE, Thursday night at 7PM on 69 WFMZ-TV and . Your source for ...

In our schools: Carolyn Hanych-Fitch, Brandywine Heights  Reading Eagle

I grew up in: Allentown I now live in: Fogelsville Family: Husband, Clayton; three children, Cayden, 14; Camryn, 12; and Cannon, 11. Education: Dieru.

2019 Freddy Awards nominations announced  69News WFMZ-TV

Local high school students learned Thursday whether they'll have a chance to accept a Freddy Award at the 2019 ceremony. . Your source for everything about ...

Allentown teen killed in Harrison Street shooting remembered as 'beautiful soul'  Allentown Morning Call

Friends are mourning the violent death of Carolina Monsanto, 16, in Allentown while police continue to hunt for the suspect who also shot and wounded two ...

Lehigh Valley prom schedule 2018: See our photos  Allentown Morning Call

When is prom in the Lehigh Valley? Here is the 2018 schedule for area high schools; check back to see our photo galleries.

Boy charged with raping girl in Dieruff High, DA says  Allentown Morning Call

A 15-year-old boy is being charged with raping a girl in a basement at Dieruff High School in Allentown earlier this month, authorities said.

Andre Reed enjoys a golden day at Dieruff High School  Allentown Morning Call

Andre Reed makes a special presentation at Dieruff pep rally, presenting a golden football in commemoration of Super Bowl's 50.

'Celebration of Life' honors Allentown homicide victim  69News WFMZ-TV

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - A special *service* remembered a local teen who was shot and killed late last month. A "Celebration of Life" was held for Carolina Monsanto ...

Man involved in Dieruff High shooting waives hearing  Allentown Morning Call

A 22-year-old man charged in a shooting outside Dieruff High School two months ago gave up his right to a preliminary hearing on Wednesday.

Allentown kids Oran and Orlang still dreaming big through boxing  Allentown Morning Call

Allentown kids Francis Oran and Gilbert Orlang continue to pursue their dreams through the sport of boxing.

Ranking Lehigh Valley schools' SAT scores, from worst to best

The Pa. Department of Education tracks the average SAT score of all public high schools. We took a deep dive into the data.

Teen gunman in Dieruff brawl sentenced to juvenile facility  Allentown Morning Call

A 15-year-old boy who took a gun to the Dieruff High School brawl that left two boys with concussions and other injuries was sentenced Thursday to a locked ...

How Andre Reed’s father overcame his demons to reveal a heart of gold  Allentown Morning Call

While Andre Reed's Hall of Fame story was amazing, his father, Calvin Reed, had the most compelling comeback story.

Does the Lehigh Valley support legal weed? Here's how the weekend's 1st stop on 'listening' tour went

For 90 minutes, Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman and three Lehigh Valley state lawmakers listened to people speak Saturday about their support for ...

Man wanted for April 2018 killing in Allentown parking lot arrested in Massachusetts, DA says  Allentown Morning Call

A 20-year-old man wanted for a killing last year in the parking lot behind the Tribeca apartment building in Allentown has been arrested in Massachusetts, the ...

Report grades Pa. schools: Here's every Lehigh Valley high school's marks

By Sara K. Satullo | For Curious about the best public high school in Pennsylvania or the Lehigh Valley? has release its 2018 ...

Allentown School Board president: District needs to review security in light of Dieruff melee  Allentown Morning Call

Allentown police say they are looking for at least four more Dieruff High School students believed to be involved in Tuesday's beating and pistol-whipping of two ...

DA: Allentown student pushed teacher down set of bleachers

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (WPVI) -- A 16-year-old girl is accused of pushing a teacher down a set of bleachers during a pep rally earlier this month at Dieruff High ...

YARD BY YARD, Part 1: The Story of Dieruff Football  Allentown Morning Call

In one arm, John McDowell clutches a stack of papers. On his shoulder dangles a satchel, brimming with his laptop, playbooks and the high expectations he has ...

PIAA track & field championships: Lehigh Valley athletes win 6 medals Friday  Allentown Morning Call

Lehigh Valley athletes won six medals Friday at the PIAA Track & Field Championships at Shippensburg University. Thomas Kitchell of Notre Dame-Green Pond ...

Stop the Violence music showcase to be held at Allentown's Alternative Gallery  Allentown Morning Call

Local music artists will be joined by local politicians in the first ever #StoptheViolence music showcase at Allentown's Alternative Gallery on Sunday, Oct.21.

Allentown settles Dieruff student's Taser lawsuit for $100,000  Allentown Morning Call

ALLENTOWN — Allentown paid $100,000 to settle a city woman's lawsuit over a police officer's use of a stun gun against her 14-year-old daughter as the girl left ...

Allentown man killed girl shortly after coming home, grabbing pistol, police say  Allentown Morning Call

Antwan Washington entered his Allentown home Tuesday afternoon and went directly upstairs before he came back down with a loaded pistol, according to the ...

Theater: Colorful ‘Joseph’ to open at PA Playhouse  Allentown Morning Call

When “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” opens Friday, May 31, at Pennsylvania Playhouse in Bethlehem, the entire production will explode with ...

Lehigh Valley sporting community honors pair of Morning Call reporters  Allentown Morning Call

Sunday evening at DeSales University, about 250 members of the Lehigh Valley sporting community gathered to honor journalists Keith Groller and Paul ...

Seven added to National Football Foundation Lehigh Valley Chapter’s Hall of Fame  Allentown Morning Call

Chuck Amato, Ed Christian, Andy Coen and Denny Douds may have all recently left the coaching sidelines, but the passion for football hasn't left them. The four ...

Video shows yet another confrontation between teens, police in Allentown

There was much discussion in Lehigh County about a confrontation between students and police this past Friday in Allentown. Police had to break up the fight, ...

Bad Apples: Lehigh Valley teachers who lost licenses or received reprimands

A total of 25 Lehigh Valley teachers have had actions taken against their teaching certification in the last four years. Here's a breakdown of the discipline issued.

ASD, teachers closer to settling a contract  Allentown Morning Call

ALLENTOWN — Protection for Allentown School District teachers assaulted by students would be part of the contract to end a five-month impasse that moved ...

The most famous person from each of these 21 Lehigh Valley high schools

The region has its share of celebrities, some of whom have become household names.

Dieruff High grad Jeffrey Lord finds love and hate as Trump's CNN surrogate  Allentown Morning Call

Jeffrey Lord, President Donald Trump's advocate on CNN, graduated from Allentown's Dieruff High School in 1969.

Allentown's newest high school: seven questions about Building 21 Allentown

The city's third high school, Building 21 Allentown, is set to open in September.

Missing Allentown teenager found, police say  WFMZ Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - The Allentown teenage girl who was reported missing has been found safe, police said. Allentown police were searching for Rose Marie ...

New sentencing set for Allentown man who murdered 12-year-old in 2003  Allentown Morning Call

ALLENTOWN — Nearly 13 years after a judge sent him to prison for the rest of his life for raping and killing a 12-year-old Allentown girl, Brian Bahr has a chance ...

Every tornado recorded in the Lehigh Valley (and what to do if another strikes)

The Lehigh Valley has seen 27 tornadoes since 1950, when National Weather *Service* records began.

Jim Wehr named fire chief in Allentown  Allentown Morning Call

Allentown Mayor Ray O'Connell announced Jim Wehr, a 24-year veteran of the department, will be the city's interim fire chief.

Lehigh Valley prom schedule 2016  Allentown Morning Call

When is prom in the Lehigh Valley? Here is the 2016 schedule for area high schools; check back to see our photo galleries.

Andre Reed's path to NFL glory was delayed at Allentown Dieruff High  Allentown Morning Call

Andre Reed made the most of his one season at Dieruff.

Prom 2018: The Lehigh Valley's best dresses, poses, dancing and more (PHOTOS)

Look back at some of the best photos from this year's Lehigh Valley proms.

East Allentown's only swimming pool could be replaced by spray pool  Allentown Morning Call

East Allentown's only swimming pool could be replaced by spray pool.

Allentown native, NFL Hall of Famer Andre Reed proud to have Allentown street and park named in his honor  Allentown Morning Call

Pro Football Hall of Famer and Dieruff High grad Andre Reed has a street and park dedicated in his honor on Allentown's East Side near Dieruff.

Man is charged in Allentown shooting death, but he's on the loose  Allentown Morning Call

Allentown police are looking for a 20-year-old man they say is responsible for the shooting death Thursday night of a man in a parking lot on Linden Street near ...

Allen High senior accepted by seven Ivy League schools, but turns them all down  Allentown Morning Call

Allen senior accepted into seven Ivy League schools, turns them all down.

Lehigh Valley high school football: 2018 season and team previews  Allentown Morning Call

Morning Call Varsity reporters Keith Groller and Stephen Miller take a look at how the Lehigh Valley's high school football teams in the Eastern Pennsylvania ...

Northern Lehigh High School: Sweeney Todd  WFMZ Allentown

2018 Freddy Awards participating high school | Northern Lehigh High School: Sweeney Todd 2018 kaltura . Your source for everything about the Freddy Awards ...

State Theatre announces 2019 Freddy Awards participating schools  69News WFMZ-TV

EASTON, Pa. - The State Theatre in Easton, Pa. has announced the 2019 Freddy Awards participating school performances. Check out the full schedule and ...

Arts Around Town: Cedar Crest hosts new Mayfair; fairgrounds highlights military history  WFMZ Allentown

Memorial Day weekend will debut some "firsts" in the Lehigh Valley, in particular, on Allentown's west side. Mayfair Festival of the Arts, held for many years at ...

Dieruff boys volleyball team is a shining light for the school  Allentown Morning Call

Dieruff boys volleyball has made districts for the first time in seven years and is doing things the right way.

Kennedy, Nixon and other candidates who campaigned in the Lehigh Valley (PHOTOS)

You'll find photos here of presidential candidates, vice presidents, VP candidates and other major political figures.

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