It’s that time of the year again.
The first day of classes for Catasauqua Area School District students is Aug. 28.
Doors open for Sheckler Elementary School students 8:45 a.m. School begins for the students 8:50 a.m., and dismissal will be 3 p.m.
Catasauqua Middle School students will be permitted to enter the building 7:45 a.m. Classes begin 7:52 a.m., with students dismissed 2:20 p.m.
Catasauqua High School students may enter the building 7:36 a.m. Classes for students begin 7:44 a.m., and dismissal will occur 2:40 p.m.
Members of the Catasauqua High School Class of 2017 list their post-graduation plans. We wish them well as they begin their employment, military service and college careers.
Brandon Tyler Adams, Moravian College - computer science
Sofia Alquirih, Penn State University, Lehigh Valley - civil engineering
Tarahji Steffan Armstrong, Lehigh Carbon Community College - graphic design
David A. Arocho, Commonwealth Tech. Institute - building maintenance
Samantha T. Balik, unspecified
Casandra Marie Banahene, East Stroudsburg University - middle level education
Catasauqua High School has made the news again. The news surrounding CHS this time revolves around how the school ranked on the 2015 Scholastic Aptitude Test compared to other area high schools.
According to the Pennsylvania Department of Education statistics posted on its website, out of 24 local high schools, CHS placed ninth.
Lehigh County Conservation District hosted its annual Envirothon May 9 and 11 at the Wildlands Conservancy’s Pool Wildlife Sanctuary in Emmaus. The Envirothon is a competitive environmental education program conducted across Pennsylvania, which engages high school and middle school students in hands-on learning.
The following Catasauqua Middle School students achieved honor roll status for the fourth marking period of the 2016-17 academic year.