Catasauqua Press

Friday, February 23, 2018

Middle school: Win a Barnes & Noble gift card

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in School

Read a book over the four-day weekend for a chance to win a Barnes & Noble gift card. Students who read a book, fill out the entry form and return it to school between Feb. 20 and 23 are entered to win.

Winners will be drawn live during the News Show Feb. 26. Good luck!

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Reminder: Schools will be closed Feb. 16 and 19 for the Presidents Day holiday.

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There will be a parent-teacher forum 7 p.m. Feb. 20. It will be held in the library.

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The mobile dentist will be coming to CMS Feb. 23.

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High school: CHS senior Kenzie Bradley wins award

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in School

Congratulations to senior Kenzie Bradley on winning the 2017-18 Dave Cunningham Award, which is presented annually to an outstanding senior girls basketball player.

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Congratulations also to seniors Madison Emery and Cam Ritter, who were recently honored, along with other Lehigh Valley schools’ girls and boys nominees, at the Lehigh Valley Soccer Scholar Athlete annual awards banquet, held at Northampton Banquet & Event Center.

Learning money skills at the Shack

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 by SAMANTHA ANDERSON in School

Sheckler Elementary School students get a unique opportunity to learn about business and get firsthand experience working with money.

Sheckler Shack is the school’s version of a school store. According to second-grade teacher and one of the Sheckler Shack coordinators, Jami Gallo, they set up the little store four times a year and sell school supplies, such as pencils, folders, erasers, scissors, glue sticks, pencil boxes and crayons, at an inexpensive price.

High school: New York City trip deadline is Feb. 9

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 by The Press in School

Any members of Varsity “C” Club, boys/girls varsity, JV or freshman basketball team, Student Council, National Honor Society or band interested in spending the day in New York City and attending the NIT basketball championship at Madison Square Garden the evening of March 29 should see Mr. Snyder in the guidance office to sign up.

The deadline to sign up for this event is tomorrow, Feb. 9.

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Schools in the Catasauqua Area School District will be closed Feb. 16 and 19 in observance of the Presidents Day holiday.

Middle school: Valentine dance is tomorrow at CMS

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 by The Press in School

The parent-teacher forum will be hosting a valentine dance for students 7-9 p.m. Feb. 9 in the gymnasium.

Tickets are $5 or 25 Starsbucks and will be sold during lunches. Tickets may also be purchased at the door the night of the dance.

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Looking ahead: Schools will be closed Feb. 16 and 19 for the Presidents Day holiday.

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There will be a parent-teacher forum meeting 7 p.m. Feb. 20. It will be held in the library.

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Colleges, universities invited to participate in RecycleMania

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in School

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is encouraging colleges and universities in Pennsylvania to participate in the RecycleMania competition. Sponsored by Keep America Beautiful, RecycleMania is a friendly competition and benchmarking tool for college and university recycling programs to promote waste-reduction activities to their campus communities.

High school: Return your senior profiles

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 by The Press in School

All senior basketball players should return their senior profiles to the high school athletic office as soon as possible.

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Any sophomore or junior student who is looking for community service hours should see Mrs. Roseman in the guidance office as soon as possible.

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Spring is right around the corner, and spring sports sign-ups are now taking place in the high school athletic office.

Please stop by the athletic office if you are interested in playing baseball or softball or participating on the track and field team.

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Elementary school: Students think first

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 by The Press in School

On Jan. 26, a Think First midyear reward assembly was held for students. Those students who kept positive behavior for the first half of the school year in the Think First program, which is in place at Sheckler Elementary School, were acknowledged and received a T-shirt for their achievement thus far.

Congrats to those students who remembered to think first!

All students have another chance at earning acknowledgment for the second half of the school year as well, and all those students will be recognized at the end-of-the-year assembly.

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