Catasauqua Press

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

School board adopts 2019-20 budget

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 by SAMANTHA ANDERSON in School

CASD receives grant, approves personnel changes, sets August meeting

Catasauqua Area School District Board of Education met June 11 to adopt the final budget, approve new hires and conduct other business in preparation for the 2019-20 school year.

The 2019-20 budget has general fund expenditures of $32,932,278. The anticipated revenues and expenditures are balanced with real estate tax rates of 19.5127 mills in Lehigh County and 61.1112 mills in Northampton County.

Class of 2019 post graduate plans

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 by The Press in School

Stephanie Adel Afif — No response

Mikaela Traci Alleyne — Northampton Community College, chemistry

Taylor Nicole Andres — DeSales University, supply chain management

Mekhi A. Andrews — Northampton Community College, pharmacy

Aaron G. Arancibia Arredondo — Employment

Gabriel R. Atiyeh — No response

Jericho James Attrill — Undecided

Hailey Marie Baez — Cedar Crest College, nursing

Cassie Laine Barna — Northampton Community College, healthcare coordinator

Shelby L. Beck — No response

Catasauqua High School Class of 2019 Awards, scholarships

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by The Press in School

The following awards and scholarships were presented at a May 29 program at Catasauqua High School.

Woman’s Club of Catasauqua: Hailey DeLong, Zoe Mulzet, Carter Weinhofer, Ana Zappacosta

Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Seminar-Representative: Sabrina Safadi

Woman’s Club of Catasauqua (for highest average in English-applied): Austin Bernard

Woman’s Club of Catasauqua (for highest average in English-academic): Madelyn Moussa

Jim Kappes Memorial Scholarship Award: Hailey DeLong, Zoe Mulzet

Sheckler News: End of academic year is June 7

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 by The Press in School

The last day of the 2018-19 school year for students will be June 7. Students will be dismissed noon.

Lunches will not be served June 6 or 7.

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Reminder: Have your child check the lost and found for any items he or she may have misplaced through the school year.

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The Sheckler Elementary School office does not mail home report cards. If your child is absent on the last day of school, stop by the office to pick up his or her report card.

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CMS News: Eighth-grade promotion is June 6

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 by The Press in School

The eighth-grade promotion is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. June 6.

There will be an early dismissal 11 a.m. Lunch will not be served.

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The last day of school for students is June 7. Catasauqua Middle School will dismiss students 11 a.m. Lunch will not be served.

Have a safe and happy summer!

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Students with any remaining outstanding obligations at the end of the school year will not receive their last report card until the obligation is cleared. This includes money owed to the cafeteria, library books or unpaid fines and payment for lost textbooks.

Sheckler News: Career day planned

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 by The Press in School

Third-grade students will have career day May 30. Parents and volunteers will visit Sheckler Elementary School to discuss with students what it’s like in their careers.

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June 3 is the last day breakfast and lunch will be served.

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Sheckler Elementary students will be dismissed noon June 4, 5, 6 and 7. Breakfast and lunch will not be served on these days.

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June 7 is the last day of the 2018-19 school year.

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Please have your child check the lost and found bin for any of their items that may have been misplaced during the year.

CMS News: Field day is May 30

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 by The Press in School

The sixth-grade field day is set for May 30.

The field day rain date is May 31.

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If your child has any outstanding obligations to the school, they must be taken care of by May 31.

This includes money owed to the cafeteria, library fines and payment for lost textbooks.

Students with outstanding obligations will not receive their final report card until the obligation is cleared.

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The eighth-grade celebration dance is set for 7 p.m. June 1 at Catasauqua High School, 2500 W. Bullshead Road, Northampton.

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