Catasauqua Press

Monday, August 19, 2019

CMS News: New student orientation is Aug. 21 at middle school

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by The Press in School

Fifth-grade and new student orientation is scheduled for 8:30-10 a.m. Aug. 21. Students will meet their teachers and learn more about Catasauqua Middle School.

Transportation will be provided for bus students on this day.

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Reminder: The fifth-grade locker night will be held 6:30-7:30 p.m. Aug. 20.

Students will practice opening their lockers and take an informal tour of the building via a scavenger hunt.

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The first day of school for students is Aug. 26. Doors open 7:40 a.m., and students need to be in homeroom by 7:47 a.m.

School group identifies priorities to help Catty students

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 by SAMANTHA ANDERSON in School

Catasauqua Area School District has been actively working to improve the district for the benefit of the students. In the 2018-19 school year, some changes included the addition of two school resource officers and Salisbury Behavioral Health mental health professionals in the schools. There is another group working to help the students, and it is growing and becoming more focused.

CMS News: Locker night at middle school planned for Aug. 20

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 by The Press in School

The fifth-grade locker night will be held 6:30-7:30 p.m. Aug. 20.

Students will practice opening their lockers and take an informal tour of the building via a scavenger hunt.

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Fifth-grade and new student orientation is scheduled for 8:30-10 a.m. Aug. 21.

Students will meet their teachers and learn more about Catasauqua Middle School.

Transportation will be provided for bus students on this day.

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CMS News: Fifth-grade parent orientation to be held Aug. 6, 7

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by The Press in School

Fifth-grade parent orientation is scheduled for Aug. 6 and 7.

If your child’s last name starts with the letters A-F, orientation is 9-10 a.m. Aug. 6.

If your child’s last name starts with the letters G-L, orientation is 11 a.m.-noon Aug. 6.

If your child’s last name starts with the letters M-S, orientation is 9-10 a.m. Aug. 7.

If your child’s last name starts with the letters T-Z, orientation is 11 a.m.-noon Aug. 7.

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Kids create catapults at camp

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 by PAUL CMIL in School

During the July 15 activities at Catasauqua Borough’s summer camp, Bryan Klass opened his class in STEAM — Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics.

Students manufactured catapults from available dollar store materials. The task was to build the catapult with enough leverage to send a projectile a respectable distance.

While there were various styles, the construction was easy enough to change, and each student experimented with options after searching the Internet for details.

STEAM Fest opens Aug. 31

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 by The Press in School

SteelStacks

SteelStacks will host the inaugural Pennsylvania STEAM Fest 2019 beginning Aug. 31.

The free, family-friendly festival, presented by WeDiscoverGeeks and IMAGINE Event Concepts, will feature family-oriented science, engineering and technology-based attractions, maker programs and activities, video game workshops, cosplay and more based around a steampunk theme.

Some will require a free admission ticket.