August 2022
August 2nd 
Joint Committee Meeting 7:00pm

August 29th
First Day of School

September 2022

September 6th
Joint Committee Meeting 7:00pm

October 2022
October 4th ​​

Joint Committee Meeting 7:00pm

October 10th
School Closed for In-Service

October 19th
Open House 5:30pm-7:30pm


BAVTS Senior Honored with NTHS Scholarship


Rebecca Coleman was recently awarded a $1000 scholarship

from the National Technical Honor Society. Rebecca, a

Northampton Area School District student who is enrolled in the

Building Trades program at BAVTS is an active member in NTHS

as well as SkillsUSA and plans to continue her employment with

Buchanan Park Housing Corporation after graduation. Rebecca

was one of 250 outstanding NTHS members to receive the Jon H.

Poteat Scholarship based on their ability to consistently exemplify

the 7 attributes of NTHS – Skill, Honesty, Service, Responsibility,

Scholarship, Citizenship, and Leadership.


Since 1984, NTHS has been the honor society for Career and

Technical Education (CTE), serving high schools, career centers,

community & technical colleges, and universities. Recognizing

over 50,000 new members annually, NTHS exists to advocate for

and empower all students to pursue the technical and academic skills needed to build their careers and a skilled global workforce.

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BAVTS Seniors Earn Professional Skills Certification!

Bronze, Red, Orange Trucker Cap $10 and Black Thermal $15
Bronze, Red, Orange Trucker Cap $10 and Black Thermal $15

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Navy T-Shirt $10
Navy T-Shirt $10

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Honey Blue $15
Honey Blue $15

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Bronze, Red, Orange Trucker Cap $10 and Black Thermal $15
Bronze, Red, Orange Trucker Cap $10 and Black Thermal $15

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Show your passion for the Bethlehem Area Vocational-Technical School, or for Career & Technical Education, with our spiritwear.  Students and staff can stop by the Executive Director's office for cash-n-carry purchases.  For those who wish to purchase items from outside of our building please CONTACT US and we will assist you with a payment and delivery option that fits your needs.

Hats & T-Shirts $10

LS T-Shirts & Thermals $15

23 Bethlehem Area Vocational-Technical School seniors received their Professional Skills Certification showing that they will be high-quality employees, regardless of the position. We are proud of our students for working so hard for the 14 weeks to achieve this accomplishment!  The students span across 12 BAVTS programs and represent our three sending districts (Bethlehem Area, Saucon Valley, and Northampton Area School Districts). 


Pictured from Left to Right: (front row) Bethany Gable-Culinary Arts (NAHS), Angelina Curto-Health Careers (NAHS), Jazmine Ridgriguez-Health Careers (FHS), Azaraksh Ramin-Health Careers (NAHS), Charlotte Harayda-Web Design (FHS), Yandel Gonzalez-Web Design (LHS), Dennis Werkheiser-HVAC (NAHS), Paige Sciarra-Protective Services (LHS), Courtney Richard-Protective Services (NAHS), Christina Cordero Negron-Protective Services (FHS), Kylie Alvarez-Baking (LHS); (back row) Charles Breidenbach-Welding/Plumbing (NAHS), Timothy Csanadi-Electronics Technology (NAHS), Zackary Cesanek-Electronics Technology (NAHS), Anthony Craner-Walkden-Intro. to Sports Science Careers (FHS), Mason Coon-Masonry (FHS), Riley Kline-Web Design (NAHS), Joshua Maritch-Web Design (NAHS), Zachary Bucherer-Protective Services (FHS), Christopher Frey-Protective Services (SVHS), Carlos Chorro-Health Careers (FHS), Brandon Koch-Masonry (NAHS), (not pictured) Kathryn Testa-Cosmetology (LHS).


A huge thank you to Northampton Community College for working with the Bridges Foundation and BAVTS to deliver this course, and to the instructors Anita Krick and Peg Wakstein. Another thank you to our Bridges board members and other industry representatives who attended the ceremony to support our students!

BAVTS Medals Again!

Two BAVTS Teams competed at the 2022 PA ProStart Invitational, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Restaurant and Lodging Association, the week of 2/21/22 at the Penn Stater in State College, PA.  


Culinary Arts Team (Silver Medal)

Pictured from left to right:

Joseph DeDona (12th FHS) - Responsible for the Banana

Fritter with Flambe' Bananas, Salted Caramel Sauce with

a Lemon Thyme Cream Cheese

Josiah Corea (12th LHS) - Responsible for the Coconut

Confetti Rice/Chive Creme Fraiche
Greg Joseph (12th LHS) - Responsible for the Starter

Joslyn Buss (12th LHS) - Responsible for the Jamaican Jerk

Chicken/Mango Chutney

Treyvon Fitzpatrick (12th FHS) - Team Captain

BAVTS Culinary Instructor - Mr. Fortunato

Management Team (Bronze Medal)

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BAVTS Culinary Instructor - Mr. Fortunato

Bethany Gable (12th NAHS)

Nalysha Rivera - Team Captain(12th LHS)

Skye Burton (12th LHS)

Isaac Ortega (11th FHS)

Tony Marinho - Team Industry Advisor.

(Concept: Tropical Food Truck - Tiki's Paradise)