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Published May 18. 2011 05:47PM

Office closed

The Lehighton Borough Administrative and Utility Offices will be closed from 10 a.m until noon on Thursday, May 19th . Residents are encouraged to use the drop box for bill payments during this time.

Lioness Lions Club

Lehighton Area Lioness Lions Club will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 2 at the Harvest Café at the Carbon Career & Technical Institute in Jim Thorpe. Agenda will include installation of officers for the 2011-2012 fiscal year with PDG Chris Sweeney serving as installing officer.

The club will hold a board meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 26, 2011 at Gothard Realty office, Interchange Road, Lehighton. Board members who are unable to attend are asked to notify President Jane Longazel before the meeting.

Anyone interested in more information about the club may contact membership committee Malinda Fox at (610) 379-4387 or email

Students of the month

Elementary students of the month for April in Lehighton Area School District are:

At East Penn Elementary School: kindergarten, Mrs. Betz - Abbie Miller, Miss Wassmer - Nicholas Steele; first grade, Mrs. Bruch - Medin Neziri and Mrs. Zerbe - Trey Begley, second grade, Mrs. Biery - Emma Hall and Mrs. Bonser - Makella Szozda; third grade, Mrs. Snyder - Samantha Miller; fourth grade, Mrs. Breiner - Shain Hrusovsky, Tyler Shupp and Mrs. Kattner - Alexia Preigue.

Franklin Elementary School students of the month are: kindergarten, Mrs. Hlavaty - Brynn Wentz, Mrs. Smith - Kaylie Gaumer and Mrs. Zimmerman - Kassidy Shupp; first grade, Mrs. Bussey-Williams - Hannah Ross and Hunter Hettler, Mrs. Hydro - Marlena Ahner and Marissa McNally, Mrs. Kirsch - Madison Schweizer and Gracie Williams; second grade, Miss Cox - Natalie Horn, Miss Hoppes - Hannah Smith and Cameron Ahner and Mrs. Roberts - Mika Solt; third grade, Mr. Gilotti - Austin Hinkle and Mr. Snyder - Raymond Zobitne II, Mrs. Zimmerman - Evan Deem and Ms. Beck - Tracey Bossert; fourth grade, Mrs. Gerber - Lily Pfeifer, Mrs. Hedash - Mason Barndt and Mrs. Strausberger - Rhiannah Funk.

At Mahoning Elementary School, students of the month are: kindergarten, Mrs. Geiser - Dakoda Danforth and Amaya Nevenglosky and Mrs. Kocher - Abigail Christman and Travis Hunsicker; first grade, Miss Miller - Ty Graver and Morgan Eidem and Mrs. Rodgers - Alexandra Light and Hunter Schaffer; second grade, Mrs. Boyle - Kailie Fisher and Mrs. Lewis - Nicholas Bird; third grade, Mrs. Blisard - Hannah Christman and Madison Light and Mr. Kresge - Madeline Tonkin; fourth grade, Mrs. Rupell - Antoinette Verta and Tahmir Spencer, Mrs. Stahler - Keegan Quinn and Alison Steigerwalt and Mrs. Polaha - Angela Stallone.

At Shull David, kindergarten: Mrs. Haydt - Emily Gable, Mrs. Maloney - Morgan Hunsicker and Ethan Barachie, Mrs. Rakos - Evan Gower and Mrs. Wentz - Jared Oswald and Robert Wieand, first grade, Mrs. Matika - Alyssa Matlock, Cobey Styron, Mrs. Petit-Clair - Linsey Greene, Rachel Gruber and Lukas Ferguson and Mr. Schaeffer - Aaron Stout and Kayle Stewart; second grade, Mrs. Barth - Anthony Cressley and John Bennett, Miss Grasso - Merrik Nansteel and Richard Fronheiser and Mr. Herman - Garrett Weaver and Alyssa Hollywood; third grade, Mrs. Boyle - Elizabeth Tower, Mrs. Weiss - Mason Ferguson and Miss Wilk - Amber Curran and Lance Hofacker; and fourth grade, Mrs. Cressley - Jennifer Rehrig and Benjamin Mathisen and Mrs. Dillman - Jacob Frisvold and Elaina Moretz.

Art students of the month

Elementary Art students of the month for April at East Penn Elementary School are: fourth grade, Gavin Scherer; third grade, Mackenzie Borger; second grade, Meadow Raudabauch; first grade, Brandon Hal; and kindergarten, Levi Monk.

Elementary Art students of the month of April at Franklin Elementary School are: fourth grade, Mackenzie Hoats; third grade, Alice Lin; second grade, Lauren Botek; first grade, Shelby Kuzma; kindergarten, Brynn Wentz.

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