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Charter Arts In The News

Stay tuned to this page for regular Charter Arts news updates.   Here is a sampling of news coverage:


June 26, 2017 Express-Times/Lehigh Valley Live  Ranking Lehigh Valley schools’ SAT scores  (Charter Arts is ranked #6!)


June 13, 2017 Express-Times/Lehigh Valley Live Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts 2017 Graduation


June 3, 3017 Express-Times/ Lehigh Valley Live Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts prom 2017


May 28, 2017 Hey Teach! Blog Teaching after AP Tests: How to Keep the Fire Burning Featuring faculty member, Tim Shuman


May 22, 2017 Lehigh Valley Style Spring Choral Concert


May 22, 2017 The Valley Ledger Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts to hold its annual Spring Concert Series


March 24, 2017 The Morning Call Allentown native gets a Broadway dream in “Six Degrees of Separation”


May 14, 2017 The Morning Call Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts holds dress rehearsal for Spring Ice Show


March 24, 2017 Berks/Mont News & Kutztown Patriot Bowers pianist, 18, performs in All-Eastern Band


March 15, 2017 The Morning Call Shakespeare Festival High School Competition


January 24, 2017 The Morning Call Pride & Prejudice opens Friday at Charter Arts


January 10, 2017 Express-Times/Lehigh Valley Live 22 inducted into LV Charter High School for the Arts National Honor Society


November 17, 2016 Express-Times/ Lehigh Valley Live Charter school goes pink for good cause


October 14, 2016 Express-Times/Lehigh Valley Live 125+ Lehigh Valley schools graded for academics Story highlights Charter Arts’ top ranking with 2016 Keystone exam statistics and SPP score released by the Pennsylvania Department of Education


October 10, 2016 The Morning Call See All Lehigh Valley High School Keystone Test Scores This article highlights Charter Arts’ students outstanding Keystone exam scores.


September 13, 2016 Bethlehem Press Pocket park blooms on Third Street


August 7, 2016 The Morning Call Charter Arts students help fill Musikfest stages


July 27, 2016 Bethlehem Press Charter Arts gala a ‘dream’


July 16, 2016 The Morning Call Elgar Winners (coverage of recent alum, Griffin Woodard’s award)


July 1, 2016 Express-Times/Lehigh Valley Live Local students pack cast of Valley-made indie film


June 18, 2016 Berks-Mont News Lehigh Valley Charter School for the Arts Class of 2016 thrives in the face of change


June 14, 2016 Express-Times/Lehigh Valley Live Lehigh Valley Charter Arts Graduation


June 10, 2016 Express-Times/Lehigh Valley Live Lehigh Valley Charter Arts Prom 2016


May 31, 2016 Lehigh Valley Live Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts continues its run of excellence


May, 2016 Lehigh Valley Style Feature story on the Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts (pages 108-113)


April 19, 2016 PR Newswire Capital Impact Partners Marks Fourth Quarter with Largest Loan in Organizations’ History


April 13, 2016 Bethlehem Press LV Charter HS for the Arts presents Evita


April 13, 2016 WFMZ- Spanish Edition La obra musical ‘Evita’ en Bethlehem


April 6, 2016 PRESS RELEASE: Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts presents its spring musical, Evita


March 22, 2016 The Reading Eagle Annual Charter Arts fashion show dazzles. Word on the Street: Justin Orlick is ‘next Versace’


March 14, 2016 The Morning Call High School students win in Shakespeare Competition


March 14, 2016 PRESS RELEASE: High School for the Arts announces the Honorary Chair for its 2016 Gala of Dreams


March 8, 2016 In Magazine Charter Arts Fashion Show Goes Down a Road Less Traveled


March 7, 2016 The Morning Call Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts 5th annual fashion show


February 28, 2016 The Morning Call Annual Bach Choir Family Concert showcases youth choirs Article features Charter Arts Touring Choir


February 23, 2016 WFMZ Morning Show Lehigh Valley Charter HS for the Arts fashion show


February 21, 2016 Lehigh Valley Live Local high schools compete in jazz band showcase


January 22, 2016 Lehigh Valley Live LV Charter Arts High School sets audition dates


January 23, 2016 (appeared in printed paper), January 18, 2016 (appeared online) The Morning Call CallBoard- Lehigh Valley Charter Arts Auditions


January 20, 2016 The Morning Call Entertainment/Arts column-Kathy Lauer Williams Taming of the Shrew at Charter Arts


January 18, 2016 The Morning Call Students organize rock show to benefit Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts An article about the Rock Your School Benefit Concert on February 6


January 16, 2016 The Morning Call Entertainment/Arts column- Kathy Lauer Williams “Once the Musical in Philadelphia” Article on Charter Arts faculty member, Lynn Flickinger, and her role in the touring company of Once.


January 8, 2016 The Morning Call 10 high school students’ artwork featured in ArtPop exhibit


January 5, 2016 WFMZ Local folk and polka musicians will be honored in March Coverage of Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts Board of Directors Award at Lehigh Valley Music Awards taking place in March.


January 5, 2016 The Morning Call Lehigh Valley Music Awards- Dave Fry…recognition honors at Lehigh Valley Music Awards Coverage of Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts to receive Board of Directors Award for providing longtime musical opportunities and education to area young people.


December 21, 2015 Times News CHARACTERS COME TO LIFE Coverage of the theatre department’s children’s show performed at Palmerton Library.


November 19, 2015 Express- Times A new show for a new school Half page photo and article coverage of Dance Soup concert.


November 18, 2015 Lehigh Valley Live Charter Arts dance students feel out new stage Photo story and video story of Dance Soup concert.


November 17, 2015 Bethlehem Press Charter Arts fundraiser benefits ACS Article highlights Student Council presentation of donation check to American Cancer Society.


November 16, 2015 The Brown and White (Lehigh University newspaper) Dome serves as space for vocal performance Coverage of Charter Arts Touring Choir performing in Peggie’s Bell at Lehigh University.


November 11, 2015 NJ.com HAM’s Member Highlight Show features work of Arturo Cabrera Featured article on Charter Arts alum’s upcoming art exhibit.


November 11, 2015 GrammyIntheSchools.com 2016 GRAMMY Signature School Semifinalists Selected The Grammy Foundation’s announcement of the 119 schools that have made the semi-finals.


November 5, 2015 WFMZ Coverage of Mr. Brown and students performing with Tony Orlando at LV Chamber Event at the Sands. Appeared on 5pm and 10pm news coverage.


October, 2015 Northampton Community College Magazine- Fall/Winter Issue was published in late October. Diane LaBelle interview appears as part of ‘Building an Urban Future’ article about Southside Bethlehem (Page 19)


October 28, 2015 Bethlehem Press Lehigh Valley Charter HS for the Arts presents Real Inspector Hound


October 8, 2015 The Bucks County Herald Kathryn Finegan Clark: By the Way- A school intent on ‘doing it right’


September 27, 2015 The Morning Call- Readers’ Choice Awards Announced Best Private or Charter School-K-12: Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts


September 16, 2015 Bethlehem Press- New Charter Arts building welcomes first students (full page coverage of ribbon cutting)


September 3, 2015 Express-Times/ Lehigh Valley Live-Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts celebrates new school


September 3, 2015 WFMZ- Coverage of Ribbon Cutting Ceremony


September 2015 Issue Lehigh Valley Style-  The Gala of Dreams


August 31, 2015 National Alliance for Public Charter Schools- Washington, D.C.Spotlight on the Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts


August 12, 2015 Bethlehem Press-  Gala of Dreams- full-page spread (no online version)


July 20, 2015 WDIY- Lehigh Valley Arts Salon- New Lehigh Valley Charter School for the Arts discussed on LV ArtsSalon


June 21, 2015 Morning Call- SCENE pages- Charter Arts Gala looks into the future


June 17, 2015 Bethlehem Press- LV Charter HS for the Arts- June 11  (half page coverage of graduation- print version).  Also this edition includes a story on “As Time Goes By”–the spring ice show.


June 16, 2015 The Morning Call- Lehigh Valley Charter School graduation


June 11, 2015 Express-Times/Lehigh Valley Live- Lehigh Valley Charter School for the Arts graduation


June 9, 2015 Times-News–Palmerton Teen named speaker for graduation


May 2015 Lehigh Valley Style- May Issue–Photo coverage of Flying Solo Fashion Show in Print em>-Online Coverage in Photo Gallery: www.LehighValleyStyle.com


May 18, 2015 The Morning Call–Lehigh Valley Charter HS for the Arts ranks high among Lehigh Valley and PA Schools MAP: A look at graduation rates for Lehigh Valley and other PA schools


May 14, 2015 WFMZ- Morning Show Artistic Director of Dance, Kim Maniscalco, and dance major Jenna Eberhardt appear on the morning show to promote Dance Quilt. (3 minute segment)


May 14, 2015 The Morning Call–GO GUIDE- “Lehigh Valley Charter HS for the Arts presents Dance Quilt”


March 14, 2015 The Morning Call– Winners of Shakespeare Festival competition announced


May 12, 2015 The Morning Call–Dance Quilt at Charter High School for the Arts http://www.mcall.com/features/family/parenting-blog/mc-dance-quilt-at-charter-high-school-for-the-arts-20150512-story.html


May 11, 2015 The Morning Call–“Allentown Band…plays with young musicians” Feature includes coverage of Charter Arts students who participated.


May 8, 2015 The Morning Call–SAVE THE DATES- Gala of Dreams http://www.mcall.com/features/scene/mc-scene-save-the-dates-0510-20150509-story.html


April 29, 2015 Bethlehem Press–“Charter Arts- Concert Set” Coverage and promo for Young Choreographers in Concert


April 29, 2015 Express-Times/Lehigh Valley Live “Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts rehearse choreography”–Coverage of YCC Concert http://photos.lehighvalleylive.com/express-times/2015/04/lehigh_valley_charter_high_sch_330.html


April 29, 2015 Bethlehem Press–Charter Arts News- Student Reporter “Performances, shows end the school year” by Amanda Hodes


April 19, 2015 Express Times/ Lehigh Valley Live “People in Business” Feature on David Macbeth’s choral conducting fellowship with Yale School of Music/Norfolk Chamber Music Festival http://www.lehighvalleylive.com/breaking-news/index.ssf/2015/04/people_in_business_april_19_20.html


April 15, 2015 Bethlehem Press–Full page coverage of Spring Musical “Blood Brothers”


April 15 ,2015 Express-Times/Lehigh Valley Live “Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts Prom”—Photo Story http://www.lehighvalleylive.com/bethlehem/index.ssf/2015/04/lehigh_valley_charter_high_sch_12.html


April 13, 2015 “Blood Brothers to open at Charter Arts High School” http://www.mcall.com/features/family/parenting-blog/mc-blood-brothers-to-open-at-charter-arts-high-school-20150413-story.html


April 12, 2015 The Morning Call SCENE “Charter Arts has sense for high fashion”–Coverage and photo spread of Flying Solo Fashion Show


April 9, 2015 The Morning Call-Go Guide–“LVCHSA presents Blood Brothers” Coverage of Blood Brothers and Senior Art Exhibit


April 8, 2015 Bethlehem Press–“Performing at the car show”–Photo and coverage of Touring Choir at Lehigh Valley Auto Show


April 8, 2015 Broadway World “Bethlehem House Gallery to Host the Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts Senior Art Exhibit” http://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwart/article/Bethlehem-House-Gallery-to-Host-the-Lehigh-Valley-Charter-Arts-Senior-Student-Art-Exhibit-20150408


April 8, 2015 The Morning Call–“Satori Student Chamber Music Competition” Includes mention of Charter Arts guitar quartet competing in competition. http://www.mcall.com/entertainment/music/mc-classical-allentown-symphony-beethoven-0409-20150408-story.html#page=1


April 8-9, 2015 The Press Papers (East Penn Press, Northampton Press, Parkland Press, etc.) “CHARTER ARTS- Blood Brothers”–Photo and promo for spring musical- Blood Brothers


April 2, 2015 RCN Community Spotlight–30-minute program on Charter Arts- interviews with Diane LaBelle, Randy Buck and student Mike Velez–Air Dates: April 5, 7 & 9


February 5, 2015 The Morning Call State backtracks on SAT scores, releases new data http://www.mcall.com/news/local/northwestern/mc-lehigh-valley-sat-scores-20150203-story.html

(Lehigh Valley Charter HS for the Arts scored above average)

February 11, 2015 The Morning Call–Bach Family Concert blends music and images


January 31, 2015

The Morning Call
Bach Choir Family Concert dances through the seasons

January 8, 2015

The Morning Call
Acclaimed Charter High School for the Arts choir performs at Cathedral Church
Photo Story: Charter Arts Touring Choir concert at Church of the Nativity

January 8, 2015
The Morning Call
Kristin Brooks goes from Bethlehem to singing background for Sam Smith

December 31, 2014
The Morning Call
Lehigh Valley Classical Music- What’s Coming in 2015
 
December 15, 2014
Express Times/Lehigh Valley Live
The Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts rehearse The Misanthrope
 
December 8, 2014
The Morning Call
Nutcrackers come to life in the Lehigh Valley
 
November 13, 2014 Bethlehem Press
A real work of art for LV Charter School
 
October 20, 2014 Express Times
Summer and Smoke comes to Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts
 
October 20, 2014
The Morning Call
Acerra:  Charter Arts holds students to high standards
 
September 8, 2014
Broadway World
Bach Choir of Bethlehem Announces  2014-15 Season
February 8 Family Concert will feature choreography by The Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts dance department.
 
July 2014
Lehigh Valley Style
Best of the Lehigh Valley Event
Event photos and video feature Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts Underclassmen Brass Ensemble and four dance majors performed at event.
 
August 4, 2014 Times News
Let the Musik Begin
Nailah Vazquez sings National Anthem at the Musikfest Opening Ceremony.
 
June 20, 2014
The Morning Call
Lehigh Valley Charter School for the Arts awards 106 diplomas
 
June 16, 2014
Lehigh Valley Live/Express Times
Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts Graduation 2014 Photos
 
May 8, 2014
Aspect Foundation Blog
From Belgium to Broadway– a feature on exchange student Adrien Mubu
 
April 27, 2014
The PeakTV on WFMZ (Channel 69)
Feature story on The Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts
 
March 15, 2014- Express Times
“Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts Readies Figure Skating Show for the Ice”
 
February 2014–Lehigh Valley Style- STYLE SCENE  Pages
Photos from the “Flying Solo” Fashion Show
 
Dec. 3, 2013- Express Times/ Lehigh Valley Live
‘Staging Area- Construction Kicked off Tuesday for the new Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts’
 
Nov.11,2013-Lehigh Valley Live
“Local High School Students to perform tonight with Paramore”
 
Nov. 7,2013- Photo Story-The Morning Call
“Larry Fink lectures LV Charter High School for the Arts 
 
Nov.9, 2013-The Morning Call
“Famed Photographer Larry Fink gets In the Moment at Charter Arts”
 
October 2014- InLiquid.com
“Arts High School to Host Exhibit by Famed Photographer Larry Fink
 
Nov. 3, 2013- The Morning Call
“Flying Solo Fashion Show- Photo Story”
 
Nov.7,2013- LadyBowTie.com
“Talent Soars- Flying Solo Fashion Show”
 
Oct.23, 2013- Bethlehem Press
“The Charter Arts School presents Noises OfF”
 
Sept. 13, 2013- The Morning Call
“Charter School to get Blessing to Move”
 
Aug. 21, 2013- Bethlehem Press
“Charter for the Arts gets new Dean”

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