Congratulations to Bethany Smith, who received a gold medal in Auto Service and Rey Paulino for earning first place in job interviewing at the recent DECA Career Development State Conference in Hershey.
Fifty students from around the Lehigh Valley competed in this state event.
The International DECA competition is scheduled to take place in Atlanta, Ga. May 3- 6.
Students in the Catasauqua Area school district will enjoy an early dismissal April 9.
High school students will be dismissed at 12:40 p.m.
The Bertsch, Hokendauqua, Catasauqua Watershed Association is holding its first scholarship writing contest.
The competition is open to all college-bound high school seniors in the Northampton and Catasauqua school districts.
Applicants are required to write an essay of approximately 750 words.
The Catasauqua Middle School will host a movie night tomorrow evening 7 p.m. in the school auditorium. Doors open 6:30 p.m.
The movie "Frozen" will be shown.
The event is free to Sheckler Elementary School and CMS students.
Remember, Thursday, April 17, and Monday, April 21, are snow make up days.
School will be in session both days.
Sheckler's Read a Thon has officially ended.
Students read a total of 128,623 minutes schoolwide for the month of February,
This year's goal was 75,000 minutes for the entire school. This year, students have reached their goal.
Kindergarten morning students read 6,254 minutes and afternoon students read 8,076 minutes.
First-graders read 28,957 minutes, second-graders 16,388 minutes, third-graders 31,777 minutes and fourth-grade students read 37,171.
Congratulations to all who participated in this event and remember to continue reading.
On March 7, Central Catholic sent more than 100 students to Lehigh University as participants in the Model United Nations competition under the guidance of Deborah Heckenberger, a social studies teacher.
Students from across the Lehigh Valley attend the event and bring their ideas, skills and personalities to the table.
Thursday, March 20:Elem.–Pork barbecue sandwich whole grain, French fries, fruit cocktail, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. M.S.–Barbecue roast chicken, mashed potatoes, assorted fresh fruit, steamed corn, baby carrots, milk. H.S.–Barbecue roast chicken, mashed potatoes, assorted fresh fruit, steamed broccoli, baby carrots, side salad, milk.
Catasauqua Middle School students Jacob Becker, Jack Manogue, Mike Sauter and William Smith may be eighth-grade students, but they already know how to make a quality video.
The students, under the direction of Catasauqua Area School District Gifted Education teacher Dawn Fisher, created a two and a half-minute video in conjunction with B. Braun, Inc., detailing the manufacturing process. The video was created for the "Dream It Do It - What's So Cool About Manufacturing?" video contest.
"The program encourages this age group to go into manufacturing," Fisher said.
Students in 10th or 11th grade who are interested in math, science or engineering who might be interested in attending the American Society for Metals Materials Camp at Lehigh University over the summer should see Mrs. Roseman in the guidance office for more information and an application.
The camp runs July 7-11. It is free, and the deadline to apply is April 4.
Any girl ages 16-20 who is interested in entering the Allentown Fair Queen Contest should see Mrs. Roseman in the guidance office for a registration form.
The deadline to apply is Friday, June 13.
Sheckler Elementary School students and their families gather on the floor of Skateaway in Whitehall in celebration of TV Turnoff Week, observed last month at the school.
Thursday, March 13:Elem.–Cheeseburger on whole grain bun, baked beans, sliced peaches, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. M.S.–Sloppy joe on whole grain bun, buttered corn, assorted fresh fruit, steamed corn, baby carrots, milk. H.S.–Sloppy joe on whole grain bun, buttered corn, assorted fresh fruit, steamed corn, baby carrots, side salad, milk.