Catasauqua Press

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Catasauqua lunch menus

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in School

Thursday, Feb. 15: Elem. — Whole-grain pizza, assorted fresh fruit, corn, baby carrots, milk. M.S. — Whole-grain ham and cheese pretzelwich, assorted fresh fruit, green beans, baby carrots, milk. H.S. — Whole-grain ham and cheese pretzelwich, assorted fresh fruit, Tater Tots, baby carrots, side salad, milk.

Friday, Feb. 16: Schools closed. No meals served.

Monday, Feb. 19: Schools closed. No meals served.

Elementary school: No school for holiday

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in School

Schools are closed Feb. 16 and 19 for Presidents Day. Regular classes will resume Feb. 20.

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For those students who are participating in TV Turnoff Week at Sheckler Elementary School, don’t forget it begins Feb. 18 and goes through Feb. 24.

Good luck to those taking this challenge!

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As part of Read Across America/TV Turn Off Week, the sixth annual family literacy night will be held Feb. 22. Students and their families are invited back to Sheckler from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. to enjoy some planned activities.

Middle school: Win a Barnes & Noble gift card

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in School

Read a book over the four-day weekend for a chance to win a Barnes & Noble gift card. Students who read a book, fill out the entry form and return it to school between Feb. 20 and 23 are entered to win.

Winners will be drawn live during the News Show Feb. 26. Good luck!

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Reminder: Schools will be closed Feb. 16 and 19 for the Presidents Day holiday.

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There will be a parent-teacher forum 7 p.m. Feb. 20. It will be held in the library.

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The mobile dentist will be coming to CMS Feb. 23.

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High school: CHS senior Kenzie Bradley wins award

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in School

Congratulations to senior Kenzie Bradley on winning the 2017-18 Dave Cunningham Award, which is presented annually to an outstanding senior girls basketball player.

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Congratulations also to seniors Madison Emery and Cam Ritter, who were recently honored, along with other Lehigh Valley schools’ girls and boys nominees, at the Lehigh Valley Soccer Scholar Athlete annual awards banquet, held at Northampton Banquet & Event Center.

Learning money skills at the Shack

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 by SAMANTHA ANDERSON in School

Sheckler Elementary School students get a unique opportunity to learn about business and get firsthand experience working with money.

Sheckler Shack is the school’s version of a school store. According to second-grade teacher and one of the Sheckler Shack coordinators, Jami Gallo, they set up the little store four times a year and sell school supplies, such as pencils, folders, erasers, scissors, glue sticks, pencil boxes and crayons, at an inexpensive price.

High school: New York City trip deadline is Feb. 9

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 by The Press in School

Any members of Varsity “C” Club, boys/girls varsity, JV or freshman basketball team, Student Council, National Honor Society or band interested in spending the day in New York City and attending the NIT basketball championship at Madison Square Garden the evening of March 29 should see Mr. Snyder in the guidance office to sign up.

The deadline to sign up for this event is tomorrow, Feb. 9.

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Schools in the Catasauqua Area School District will be closed Feb. 16 and 19 in observance of the Presidents Day holiday.

Middle school: Valentine dance is tomorrow at CMS

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 by The Press in School

The parent-teacher forum will be hosting a valentine dance for students 7-9 p.m. Feb. 9 in the gymnasium.

Tickets are $5 or 25 Starsbucks and will be sold during lunches. Tickets may also be purchased at the door the night of the dance.

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Looking ahead: Schools will be closed Feb. 16 and 19 for the Presidents Day holiday.

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There will be a parent-teacher forum meeting 7 p.m. Feb. 20. It will be held in the library.

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Colleges, universities invited to participate in RecycleMania

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in School

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is encouraging colleges and universities in Pennsylvania to participate in the RecycleMania competition. Sponsored by Keep America Beautiful, RecycleMania is a friendly competition and benchmarking tool for college and university recycling programs to promote waste-reduction activities to their campus communities.