Catasauqua Press

Monday, October 23, 2017

High school: College reps at high school Oct. 19, 20

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 by The Press in School

Representatives from Misericordia University will be visiting Catasauqua High School today, Oct. 19, to speak with interested juniors and seniors.

On Oct. 20, representatives from Kutztown University will be at the school.

Visit the high school guidance office for more specific information and to sign up.

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Tickets are still on sale for Catasauqua High School’s Homecoming dance Oct. 21 in the high school cafeteria. Tickets for the dance can be purchased during all lunch periods and are $10 per ticket.

Arts charter school students allege core classes are lacking

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 by SAMANTHA ANDERSON in School

Students from Innovative Arts Academy Charter School, 330 Howertown Road, voiced some concerns at the Catasauqua Area School Board meeting Oct. 10. They alleged a lack of care or attention for them and their peers by the charter school’s administration and insufficient classes required for graduation.

Elementary school: Sheckler collects 11,229 BoxTops

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 by The Press in School

BoxTops have been tallied for the first submission contest. Congrats to the fourth-graders of Sheckler Elementary School for winning the first contest with a total of 3,758 BoxTops. Together, Sheckler collected 11,229 schoolwide, giving a total of $1,122.90 for the school.

Let’s continue turning trash into cash, and keep sending in those BoxTops.

Good luck to all grade levels for a chance to come out on top in the next submission contest ending in March 2018.

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Middle school: Enjoy family fun night at Barnes & Noble

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 by The Press in School

Catasauqua Middle School’s family fun night is scheduled for 6-8 p.m. tonight, Oct. 19, at Barnes & Noble at Lehigh Valley Mall, Whitehall.

Come out and enjoy the time!

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Picture day for CMS students is scheduled for tomorrow, Oct. 20.

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Middle school: Middle school’s PTF group meets Oct. 17

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by The Press in School

The CMS PTF group is scheduled to meet 7 p.m. Oct. 17 in the school library.

For more information on this group, contact the school at 610-264-4341.

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On Oct. 18, cycle 1 ends for eighth-grade students.

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Picture retake day for middle school students will occur Oct. 20.

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High school: Financial aid night will be held Oct. 16

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by The Press in School

Catasauqua High School will hold its annual financial aid night 6:30 p.m. Oct. 16 in the auditorium. Michael Burke from the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) will present information on how to navigate school funding.

Students who will be attending college and their parents are invited to attend. If you are planning on attending, print the FAFSA form and bring it along with you. The form can be found at FAFSA.gov.

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