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Thursday, March 27, 2014 by LINDA ROTHROCK Special to The Press in School

CHS students win DECA gold medals

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.


Thursday, March 27, 2014 by The Press in School

Scholarship offered for essay

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.

Sheckler reads 128,623 minutes

Thursday, March 20, 2014 by LORI RICE Special to The Press in School

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.

Catasauqua Middle School students create video on manufacturing process

Thursday, March 20, 2014 by MARK RECCEK in School

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.

Lehigh U offers 'materials camp'

Thursday, March 20, 2014 by BY LINDA ROTHROCK Special to The Press in School

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.