Salisbury High School

SHS Media/English Teacher Receives Recognitions

by Randy Ziegenfuss on May 30, 2016

wetherholdIt has been a busy month for Salisbury High School media/English teacher Kelly Wetherhold, who was recently recognized as both a Keystone Technology Innovator and a 2016 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator.

Mr. Wetherhold was among a select group of 45 teachers across Pennsylvania to be named as a PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators. This distinction recognizes:

  • K-12 educators with a passion for using digital technology and media.
  • Leaders with a desire to empower their peers and share strategies around digital media integration.
  • Active sharers of content and ideas through social media.
  • PBS Education ambassadors who embrace life-long learning, collaboration and recognizes the power technology has to inspire students. (http://pbslm-marketing.lunchbox.pbs.org)

The Keystone Technology Innovators program recognizes similar qualities in educators. KTI identifies, invites, and supports teachers who use technology to transform education and inspire students. Mr. Wetherhold is the latest in a line of SHS teachers to be recognized by the KTI program. Past SHS honorees have included Laura Dos Santos (Spanish / biology), Jennifer Brinson (social studies), and Robin Burns (library / media specialist).

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I.M.P.A.C.T Film Festival – Coming May 15!

by Randy Ziegenfuss on April 3, 2015

Screen Shot 2015-04-03 at 11.46.15 AMSalisbury High School will host the I.M.P.A.C.T. Film Festival at Salisbury High School on Friday, May 15 at 6:00 PM. Tickets for admission are $3.00 and can be reserved or purchased at the door. A mandatory meeting for rules and this year’s theme will be held on Wednesday, April 8 at 7:00 at Salisbury High School. ANY STUDENT WANTING TO PARTICIPATE MUST ATTEND THE MEETING. All Lehigh Valley high school students grades 9-12 are invited to attend. The film festival will feature contributions from aspiring filmmakers currently enrolled in high schools across the Lehigh Valley. Students interested in participating in this year’s film festival must attend the meeting held at Salisbury High School on Wednesday, April 8 at 7:00 PM. Salisbury High School is located at 500 East Montgomery St. in Allentown.

The I.M.P.A.C.T Film Festival is sponsored by Dan’s Camera City, PBS39, RCN and the Salisbury Township School District. Awards will be distributed to winners in the following categories: Best Film, Best Direction, Best Editing, Best Cinematography, Best Screenplay, Best Special Effects. RCN will broadcast select films on a date after the festival.

What is the I.M.P.A.C.T. Film Festival?

Salisbury Media students are looking to repurpose education one frame at a time.

I.M.P.A.C.T. stands for Integrated Media Production — Arts, Communication, Technology. The students of Salisbury High School run the I.M.P.A.C.T. Film Festival with complete autonomy.

The mission of the I.M.P.A.C.T. Film Festival is to showcase independent student films as a legitimate art form; provide educational opportunities for participants across the region; encourage student-driven competition to build knowledge of the process of filmmaking and collaboration; and to offer the greater community a forum for the appreciation and critique of student art.

For more information, contact us at salisburyiff@gmail.com, @impactff on Twitter, or our Facebook page at facebook.com/impactfilmfestival.

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Class of 2014

August 9, 2014

It’s been almost two months since the 50th graduating class of Salisbury High School completed their public education, leaving the halls of Salisbury behind to go forth and put their stamp on the world. Here is what the 128 graduates will be doing, post-high school. Graduates of the Class of 2014 will be attending these […]

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Salisbury High School – Class of 2013

July 18, 2013

It’s been a little over a month since the 49th graduating class of Salisbury High School completed their public education, leaving the halls of Salisbury behind to go forth and put their stamp on the world. Here is what the 144 graduates will be doing, post-high school. Graduates of the Class of 2013 will be […]

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Staff Appreciation Day!

May 8, 2013

Salisbury Township School District would not serve its students as well as it does without the support staff and professionals who provide support services to students and teachers. Think about it – where would we be without dedicated secretaries, instructional assistants, bus drivers, maintenance staff, coaches, food service and professional support employees including school nurses, […]

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Teacher Appreciation Day!

May 7, 2013

We love our teachers! They are the heart and soul of the district. While all district employees play an important role in the success of our students, nobody plays a greater role than our professional staff. The quality of the work our teachers do day in and day out can be witnessed first-hand by visiting […]

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