Catasauqua Press

Friday, May 26, 2017

Elementary school: Students get set for some fun shopping

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 by The Press in School

On May 26, students in some grade levels at Sheckler Elementary School will travel to Catasauqua Middle School to visit and have the opportunity to shop, as the sixth-graders there hold their annual fiesta.

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School will be closed May 29 in observance of Memorial Day. Enjoy your long weekend and stay safe. Regular scheduled classes will resume May 30.

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Thanks to all the parents and guest speakers who came out to Sheckler May 19 and spoke to the fourth-grade students about their careers.

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Board approves positions, retirements, summer help

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 by MARK RECCEK in School

A number of extracurricular positions, appointments, retirements and student summer custodial helpers were approved by Catasauqua Area School Board April 11.

The board unanimously approved Catasauqua High School students Rebecca James, Nyomi Gonzalez-Evans, Xavier Fryslin, Joseph Prevoznik, Bradshaw Henning, Steven Ritter and Gavin Phillips to serve as custodian summer helpers.

Middle school: Fiesta on Friday at middle school

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 by The Press in School

The annual Catasauqua Middle School sixth-grade fiesta will take place tomorrow in the school gymnasium.

This fun, yearly event gives students the opportunity to showcase all things relating to Mexican culture, heritage and history and to lean about retail sales and managing money.

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Catasauqua Area School District schools will be closed May 29 in observance of Memorial Day.

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Seventh-grade students will participate in field day activities May 30.

Field day activities are scheduled May 31 for sixth- and eighth-grade students.

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Elementary school: Congratulations, Kailynn Rivera!

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 by The Press in School

Sheckler held its yearbook design contest, and five finalists were selected. A total of 334 Sheckler votes, as well as Facebook likes, were tallied.

The winner is Kailynn Rivera. Congrats to her, as well as to the other finalists Maxine Kovacs, Khriz Medina, Jada Keys-Pujols and Amanda Tedesco, for such artistic entries.

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Seuss-Perb Fun Days will be held at Sheckler during their gym classes. Grades 1-4 will get to enjoy traveling around to numerous stations that will be set up for some fun activities and challenges based on Dr. Seuss’ books.

High school: SADD positions open for 2017-18

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 by The Press in School

If you are interested in becoming a Catasauqua High School SADD officer for the 2017-18 school year, please pick up a letter of interest in the window of the SADD room, B117.

Available positions include president, vice president, secretary, treasurer, historian and activity directors.

Please return your completed letter of interest to Mrs. Yanek no later than 3 p.m. May 26.

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Last day of classes for seniors is May 25. Senior final exams are scheduled for May 26 and 30.

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