Catasauqua Press

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So long, Sheckler fourth graders

Thursday, June 12, 2014 by by LORI RICE Special to The Press in School

The last day of school for Sheckler Elementary School students for the year is tomorrow. Students in grades 1-4 will be dismissed at noon and kindergarten is on modified schedule. Morning students are in school from 8:50 to 10:30 a.m. and afternoon students from 11:40 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.


Please have students check the lost and found before school is over if they may have lost any items throughout the year. All items left will be donated.


Sheckler fun days planned for next week

Thursday, May 29, 2014 by by LORI RICE Special to The Press in School

Don't forget to check the school's lost and found

Sheckler Elementary School Fun Days will be held for students in connection with their physical education class. Fourth-grade students will enjoy their Fun Day on June 2, third-grade students on June 3, second-grade students on June 4 and first-grade student on June 5. Rain dates for this event will be on June 6, 9, 10 and 11. Students should remember to bring a water bottle to use throughout the day as well as a packed lunch and be ready for some fun activities.


Spring box tops collection concludes

Thursday, May 22, 2014 by by LORI RICE Special to The Press in School

The box tops collection contest has wrapped up. A total of 27,334 box tops was collected schoolwide.

Congratulations to the top classrooms in each grade level. In kindergarten Mrs. Hurd's class came out on top with a total of 2,783. Mrs. Wanko's class came out on top in first grade with 1,795. Second grade's top class was Mr. Evans' class with a total of 2,063. In third grade, we have Mrs. Laubensteins class with 1,278. And in fourth grade, Mr. Burkers class was the top.

Students to go on 4th-grade field trip

Thursday, May 15, 2014 by by LORI RICE Special to The Press in School

Fourth-grade students at Sheckler Elementary School will be going on a field trip to Jacobsburg State Park .This trip will supplement their enviromental science curriculum.

Students in Mrs. Schlamp's Mrs. Elek's and Mrs. Santoroski's classes will be going on May 19. Students in Mr. Burker's and Mr. Wilson's classes will be going on May 20.


The Fourth-Grade Band Concert will take place on May 22 at 7 p.m., for families and friends to enjoy .

Sheckler News

Thursday, October 24, 2013 by by LORI RICE Special to The Press in School

Mrs. Hurd's class wins box top contest

Thanks to the efforts from Sheckler Elementary School students, the box top collection for the fall was a huge success.

The school collected 23,100 BoxTops for Education from General Mills products, earning $2,310 that will be used to benefit the students.

Classrooms with the biggest collections are Mrs. Hurd's kindergarten with 1,193, Mrs. Dunn's first-grade class with 1,325, Mr. Evans' second-grade class with 2,035, Mrs. Laubenstein's third-grade class with 997 and Mr. Burker's fourth-grade class with 2,640.

Sheckler News

Thursday, October 17, 2013 by by LORI RICE Special to The Press in School

Time to create the pumpkins!

Sheckler Elementary School's annual Pumpkin Decorating Contest will be open to students who would like to submit a decorated pumpkin.

All entries must be submitted between Monday, Oct. 21, and Wed, Oct. 23. Entries should be placed in Sheckler's courtyard area and be labeled with the student's name and homeroom number, attached on an index card. Pumpkins may be carved, decorated or a combination of both.

Sheckler News

Thursday, September 5, 2013 by by LORI RICE Special to The Press in School

Top fundraisers to get rewards

Sheckler Elementary School's 26th annual Cherrydale Farms Fundraiser will kick off Sept. 6 and end Sept. 27.

Participating in this fundraiser means earning funds to be used for student activities and events throughout the school year.

Students selling 10 items (15 if selling for two students at Sheckler) will be invited to attend the Mega Event held at a later time with a deejay, inflatables, dancing and games. Students selling 30 or more items will be invited to be taken to a lunch by a chauffeur-driven limousine.