Catasauqua Press

Monday, December 10, 2018

Sheckler News: Home and School seeks donations

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in School

There is still time to get into the spirit of the season and send in a donation from the wish list that benefits Lehigh Valley Children’s Hospital. Sheckler Elementary School’s Home and School group has organized the collection.

Donations will be collected until Dec. 14.


Sheckler Elementary is holding a holiday shop from Dec. 10 through Dec. 14. This in-school shopping program will be open for students to have an opportunity to buy gifts for their families or friends for the holiday season.

CMS News: Students reach mid-marking period

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in School

The school year seems to be rolling right along, as Dec. 7 is the mid-marking period for teachers and students.


The Catasauqua Middle School winter band concert is scheduled for 7-8 p.m. Dec. 12.


CMS is proud to announce the following holiday chorus concerts, set for Dec. 19:

Fifth- and sixth-grade concert, 6:30-7 p.m.

Seventh- and eighth-grade concert, 7-7:30 p.m.


There will be an early dismissal Dec. 21. CMS students will be dismissed 11 a.m.

There will be no lunches served.


Roughies Report: Meeting planned for next year

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in School

There will be an introductory meeting for anyone interested in participating in the Emerging Healthcare and Engineering program through Lehigh Carbon Community College, Lehigh Career & Technical Institute and Penn State in the Catasauqua High School guidance office sometime in early January 2019. Any student interested in doing this his or her senior year should plan to attend this meeting.

Please listen for announcements and additional information.


Sheckler News: Home and School organization is holding donation drive

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by The Press in School

In the spirit of the season, Sheckler Elementary School’s Home and School organization is hosting a donation drive that will benefit Lehigh Valley Children’s Hospital.

It’s hard to have a child in the hospital, especially during the holidays. Items collected will help assist families during a hospital stay.

Donations will be collected at Sheckler Elementary until Dec. 14. A list of suggested donations, along with the guidelines, can be found on the Home and School Facebook page for anyone who would like to donate and show support.

CMS administration, parents update student dress code policy

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by SAMANTHA ANDERSON in School

Catasauqua Area School District Board of Education held its Nov. 13 meeting at Lehigh Career and Technical Institute, Schnecksville.

The board mentioned discussions have been going well between Catasauqua Middle School Principal Melissa Inselmann and the CMS Parent-Teacher Forum regarding the dress code. Parents addressed the school board at the Aug. 14 meeting to share their concerns regarding inconsistencies and ambiguous wording they noted in the dress code. An updated, revised dress code is expected to be presented to the board in January.