Catasauqua Press

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

CHS principal is retiring

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by SAMANTHA ANDERSON in School

David Ascani, Catasauqua High School principal, is retiring at the end of this month.

Ascani got his start as a science teacher at Liberty High School. He then worked and taught at Lehigh Career and Technical Institute in the alternative education program. He served as an administrator his last two years there. After that, he worked as an assistant principal at Emmaus High School for five years.

Elementary school: Sheckler has Think First event

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 by The Press in School

A Think First end-of-the-year assembly will be held for Sheckler Elementary School students this week. Students who kept positive behavior for the second half of the year will be recognized, as will those who kept positive behavior for the entire school year.

Congratulations to all students on “thinking first” and staying on a green card the entire school year by keeping positive behavior. Always remember, continue to Think First! Well done, Sheckler!

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High school: Luke Creyer picked for All-League

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 by The Press in School

Congratulations to Catasauqua High School boys senior baseball player Luke Creyer, who was recently selected for the 2017-18 Colonial League Baseball All-League second team.

Way to go, Luke!

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Also, congrats to high school soccer athletes Grant Gebhardt and Madison Emery, who were chosen to represent CHS at the soccer All-Star Game, which was played June 3 at Salisbury High School.

Nice job, Grant and Madison!

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The last day for undergraduate students at CHS will be tomorrow, June 8. Students will be dismissed 11 a.m.

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Middle school: Sixth-grade field day is today

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 by The Press in School

Field day for the sixth-graders is scheduled for today, May 31.

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The seventh- and eighth-grade talent show is June 4 in the auditorium. The fifth- and sixth-grade talent show will be June 5.

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Catasauqua Middle School will have early dismissal June 5-8. School will let out 11 a.m. each day.

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The eighth-grade promotion is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. June 6.

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The last day for students is June 8.

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Elementary school: Beach day reward is tomorrow, June 1

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 by The Press in School

Sheckler Elementary School students who kept positive behavior for the month of May will celebrate with a Think First beach day reward June 1.

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June 4 is the last day of this school year that breakfast and lunch will be served.

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Students in grades 1-4 will be dismissed noon June 5, 6, 7 and 8, with kindergarten on a modified schedule. Students in morning kindergarten will have class from 8:50 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., and afternoon kindergarten students will have class 11:40 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

June 8 is the last day of school for students.

High school: Last day for late bus pickup at high school is today

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 by The Press in School

The last day Catasauqua High School students will be able to take the late bus is today, May 31.

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All graduating seniors should refer to the email sent by Mr. Karess May 17. This email contains valuable information on how to transfer the contents of your Gmail and Google drive to a personal Google account.

All accounts will be deactivated June 15. You must complete this transition as soon as possible, so please act soon.

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