Catasauqua Press

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

CASD considers new program

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 by Samantha Anderson in School

At the Catasauqua Area School District Board of Education meeting Oct. 8, Robert Spengler, superintendent of schools, reported district officials had an international video conference with a school in Germany. He reported they are discussing the possibility of doing a student exchange during fall 2021. The German school and CASD are connected through a mutual partnership with B. Braun.

Greg Snider was approved as a volunteer assistant drama director at Catasauqua High School. Andrew Oswald and Steven Bradley were approved as the boys and girls assistant basketball coaches, respectively, at a rate of $4,067. Jenarose Auriemma was approved as a volunteer assistant girls basketball coach.

Barbara Laky changed employment status from cafeteria substitute to general kitchen help at CMS at a rate of $11.63 per hour. Morgan Kemmerer moved from a substitute teacher to a certified instructional aide for fourth grade at Sheckler Elementary at a rate of $159 per day. Katie Buczynski changed from a paid assistant girls basketball coach at CHS to a volunteer.

The board accepted the resignations of Rosa Cortes, general kitchen help, and Jared Case, assistant boys basketball coach and substitute teacher, for personal reasons.

The school board next meets 7 p.m. Nov. 12 at Lehigh Career and Technical Institute, 4500 Education Park, Schnecksville.