The Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts’ Annual Hispanic Heritage Show will stream virtually this year, April 9-11, 2021

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BETHLEHEM,  PA—  The Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts (Charter Arts) will hold its annual Hispanic Heritage Show virtually this year, April 9-11, 2021.

The Hispanic Heritage Show is a celebration of the contribution and importance of Hispanic people and their culture to the world! The student-produced show includes student and faculty performances that celebrate Hispanic culture with its vivid display of music, dances, poems, and visual art.. ¡Que viva la cultura hispana!  The show is produced and directed by student, Katelyn Batista, and overseen by the Spanish Club advisor, Jimena Carias.


The school’s administration applauds the hard work of the students and staff involved in the production of the show.  “This project is a culmination of months of work and perseverance,” says MaryJo Rosania-Harvie, Chief of Artistic Programs and Events/Co-Principal.  “For me, it is so inspiring to see artists engage in their work even in the midst of this difficult time, to celebrate who they are!”


Performance dates include: April 9, 10, and 11,  2021. Tickets for the streamed event are $3 and can be purchased at Proceeds from this show benefit the Charter Arts Spanish Club projects & initiatives!




Charter Arts is an audition-based public charter school that provides a comprehensive curriculum for high school students, grades 9-12, who have a passion for the arts.   Students major in one of seven artistic areas: dance, instrumental music, literary arts, production arts, theatre, visual arts, or vocal music.

Charter Arts’ rigorous curriculum fosters both academic and artistic excellence for its students. The school’s impressive Future Ready PA Index ranking, Advanced Placement (AP) exam statistics, Keystone Exam statistics, SAT scores, prestigious artistic accolades, and graduation rate, are testaments to the outstanding education that Charter Arts provides.

Charter Arts is proud to celebrate its eighteenth year as one of the most respected high schools for the arts in the nation.  Charter Arts was one of only 349 schools in the nation to be named a 2018 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence by the U.S. Department of Education.  In 2020, the school earned the Title I Distinguished School designation for the fourth year in a row, placing it in the top 5 % of all Title I high schools in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  Recently, Charter Arts was ranked as #1 Best Public High School Teachers in PA (out of 666) and #1 Best Charter High School in Pennsylvania on Niche’s 2021 Best Schools in America Rankings.

Charter Arts is located at 321 East 3rd Street, Bethlehem PA 18015.

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Information & Image Provided By:
Ann Gillette
Manager of Public Relations and Media
Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts
321 East 3rd Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015