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Emmaus High School graduation 2017 (PHOTOS)

Students of Emmaus High School celebrated commencement in a ceremony at Stabler Arena in Bethlehem.

Emmaus High School held its commencement Sunday at Stabler Arena in Bethl…

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Emmaus High School prom 2017 (PHOTOS)

Emmaus HIgh School held its prom at the Palace Center in Allentown.

Emmaus High School students had their Senior Ball on Friday night at the Palace Center in Allentown.

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Emmaus High School graduation 2016 (PHOTOS)

The Class of 2016 celebrated its commencement at Stabler Arena in Bethlehem.

Emmaus High School held its commencement Sunday at Stabler Arena in Bethlehem.
The Class of 2016…

Emmaus High School student dropped bullets to get out of class

The police and administration identified the person responsible for dropping the bullets, and found there was no threat.

Two .22-caliber bullets found in an Emmaus High Scho…

Shooting rumors prompted Emmaus High School closure; weekend sports moved

The high school is expected to resume classes Monday with an “enhanced police presence.”

Rumors and an ongoing investigation spurred officials to close Emmaus High School on Friday, a day after the school was locked down when a box of 50 .22-caliber bullets was spilled in a hallway.

Emmaus High SchoolEmmaus High School was locked down on Thursday after contraband was found, the East Penn School District says. Classes are expected to resume Monday. ( file photo) 

The district originally had planned to resume its normal schedule Friday, but police found new leads Thursday night and needed to interview more students, East Penn Schools Superintendent Michael Schilder said in an email Friday.

“In addition, many rumors were circulating in the community, including one regarding a potential shooting at EHS on Friday,” Schilder said. “While the rumors were unsubstantiated, the decision was made to cancel school and all evening activities at EHS on Friday as a precautionary measure.”

All home sporting events on Saturday have been moved to the Whitehall-Coplay School District so police can continue the investigation and dispel rumors, the email said.

MORE: Emmaus-Whitehall football game postponed to Saturday, site changed

Classes are expected to resume Monday, with “an enhanced police presence as a precaution.”

Bullets at Emmaus High School all accounted for, DA saysA .22-caliber Long Rifle round is seen in a photo from the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. (Courtesy photo)

The school was locked down Thursday after the bullets were found. The building was searched and students were interviewed during the day, with no other contraband found or arrests made, Schilder said in the email.

MORE: No link between Emmaus High School bullets, threat, district says

Rumors that the bullets were connected with a student’s alleged threat last week were unfounded — that student had been removed from the school, the district said.

Late Thursday, police told the district of new leads, Schilder said. The investigation is continuing and no arrests had been made as of Friday afternoon, he said.

“Our decisions, in conjunction with local and county law enforcement, will be based on the most credible information available with the primary goal of establishing a safe school environment,” the superintendent said in his email. “Thank you for your patience, understanding, and trust.”

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Emmaus High School graduation 2015 (PHOTOS)

The Green Hornets’ Class of 2015 graduated in Stabler Arena in Bethlehem.

Emmaus High School honored its 2015 graduates with a commencement ceremony Sunday afternoon at Stabler Arena in Bethlehem.

A total of 634 seniors received diplomasr. The school serves the boroughs of Emmaus, Macungie and Alburtis as well as Lower Macungie and Upper Milford townships.

Check out the celebration by scrolling through the photos atop this post.


If these pictures have you looking for more graduations, check out the photos from last year.

Emmaus High School graduation 2014


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