Catasauqua Press

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Sheckler News: Happy Valentine’s Day to all

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by The Press in School

I would like to wish everyone a very happy Valentine’s Day. May your day be filled with many smiles and much love.

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Sheckler Elementary School will be closed Feb. 14 and 17 for Presidents Day.

Regular scheduled classes will resume Feb. 18.

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In honor of Read Across America/TV Turnoff Week, Sheckler Elementary will be celebrating with special activities planned for students throughout the week.

Catasauqua lunch menus

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by The Press in School

Thursday, Feb. 13: Elem. — Whole-grain pizza, steamed broccoli, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk choice; M.S., H.S. — Whole-grain chicken and cheese quesadilla, assorted fresh fruit, green beans (H.S.: refried beans instead), baby carrots, Tater Tots (H.S.: side salad instead), milk choice

Friday, Feb. 14: Schools are closed. No meals served.

Monday, Feb. 17: Schools are closed. No meals served.

CMS News: Marking period reward is Feb. 13

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by The Press in School

The second marking period reward will be Feb. 13.

Students will be treated to a movie and a snack.

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Catasauqua Middle School will be closed Feb. 14 and 17 for the Presidents Day holiday.

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The CMS PTF meets 7 p.m. Feb. 18 in the library.

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The Pennies for Patients kickoff assembly is scheduled for Feb. 20.

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Pick up your fauschnaut order Feb. 24 at the school.

An announcement will be sent out as soon as a pickup time is established.

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Roughies Report: Sign up now for spring sports in athletic office

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by The Press in School

Spring sign-ups are taking place now in the Catasauqua High School athletic office for boys baseball and track and field.

Also, sign-ups are still taking place for girls softball.

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Catasauqua High School Drama Club is excited to present “Crazy for You,” the Gershwin musical comedy with a book by famed comedic playwright Ken Ludwig. And that’s what it is: a musical comedy with songs by George and Ira Gershwin that makes everything old seem young again, with the audience included.

Sheckler adds garden to teach students about nature, science

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 by SAMANTHA ANDERSON in School

Kristine Kostura, Brad Evans and Dan Kotran, faculty members at Sheckler Elementary School, noticed an opportunity to bring a new hands-on learning experience to students while also getting them outside and enjoying nature.

This is how the school’s pollinator garden came into existence.

The three teachers share a passion for the environment, according to Kostura. They realized an underutilized courtyard on the property could be turned into a “living classroom” space.

Sheckler News: 100th day of school is Feb. 6

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 by The Press in School

Feb. 6 marks the 100th day of school for Sheckler Elementary School students.

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The Scholastic book fair will be held for students Feb. 11-20. They will have the opportunity to preview or make purchases.

The book fair will also be held in Sheckler Elementary’s cafe for families to come and shop together 6-7:30 p.m. Feb. 20 during the Read Across America/TV Turnoff Week, which will be taking place the week of Feb. 16-22.

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Students will celebrate Valentine’s Day with parties in their classrooms Feb. 13.

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