Catasauqua Press

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Sheckler News

Thursday, September 26, 2013 by LORI RICE Special to The Press in School

Final Cherrydale orders due

The Cherrydale fundraiser ends on Friday, Sept. 27. Please send in orders along with payment to your child's teacher before Oct 2.

Selling 10 items gets your child an invite to the Mega event and 30 items gets them on the Limo Lunch Cruise.

Checks should be made payable to Sheckler Home and School.


"Kid Stuff" book orders are due on Sept. 27 along with payment. If you are not planning to purchase the book please send it back in to the school with your student.

Thanks for all your continued support!


Medical society

Thursday, September 26, 2013 by The Press in School

Scholarships now available

The Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society and the Lehigh County Medical Auxiliary's Scholarship and Education Fund Inc. is offering a $2,500 LeCoMASE Medical Student Scholarship.

Medical students who are residents of Lehigh County are eligible to apply.

Students must be enrolled full time in an accredited U.S. allopathic or osteopathic medical school.

The foundation is also offering its annual $1,000 Myrtle Siegfried M.D. and Michael Vigilante M.D. Scholarship to first-year medical students who are residents of Berks, Lehigh or Northampton counties.

Rougies Report

Thursday, September 26, 2013 by LINDA ROTHROCK Special to The Press in School

Time to order your class ring

Catasauqua High School class ring orders will be accepted and measurements will be taken 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, in the school's main lobby, and again on Wednesday, Oct. 2, during all lunch periods, also in the main lobby.

Mr. Ferraro from Student Services Company will be at the school to answer any questions and help with orders.

A class ring display is currently set up in the rotunda. Take time to stop and look at the information that is available.

CMS News

Thursday, September 26, 2013 by BY MARK RECCEK in School

Picture day is today

Remember, parents and students, today is picture day at Catasauqua Middle School.

Bring your smile and best attire.


The next meeting of the PTF will be held at 7 p.m. Oct. 15 in the middle school library.

Contact the school at 610-264-4341 for more information on joining this important school organization.


The Catasauqua Area School Board will hold its next meeting Oct. 1 at 7 p.m. in the district administration board room, 201 N. 14th St.

The board agenda can be found on the district websit. Check it out at cfm.

Central Catholic High School Column

Thursday, September 19, 2013 by JASON TOROK Special to The Press in School

CCHS freshman retreat is planned for today

Central Catholic High School has several upcoming opportunities for its freshmen and their parents to meet each other and better understand the school.

On Sept. 19, Central will host its freshman retreat. Retreats are a vital part of the CCHS mission and a foundation of campus ministry.

The "Beginning the Spiritual Journey" retreat is only for the Viking Class of 2017 and will be a fun chance for freshmen to meet one another. Students will also enjoy pizza, games and be able to enjoy the evening with their fellow classmates.

Catasauqua Middle School Column

Thursday, September 19, 2013 by MARK RECCEK in School

Meet the teachers this evening

Tonight, Sept. 19, is Meet the Teacher night at the middle school from 7-8:30 p.m. The evening affords parents the opportunity to tour the school building and meet their children's teachers.

The book fair will also be held in the school library during the evening.


The middle school is again participating in the Bottom Dollar Food Classroom Connections program this year.

Parents can go to, scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the Classroom Connections link.

Sheckler Elementary School Column

Thursday, September 19, 2013 by LORI RICE Special to The Press in School

Laser Light Show next Friday

On Friday, Sept. 27 students will be attending a Laser Light Show assembly.

This assembly is being held on behalf of the Anti-Bullying program at Sheckler. Sheckler uses a card system for students to remind them to Think First and maintain positive behavior.

Each student begins each day with a green card that may be flipped to a light bulb, yellow color, or red card based on the student's behavior throughout the day. Students who maintain a positive behavior for the month are then invited to participate in a monthly reward program that is held for them.

Roughies Report

Thursday, September 19, 2013 by LINDA ROTHROCK Special to The Press in School

Class ring assembly next week

A class ring assembly is scheduled for Monday morning, Sept. 23 at 8 a.m. in the high school auditorium.

Information catalogs and order forms will be distributed.

Class rings will be ordered Oct. 1 and 2.


Are you interested in volunteering for the Fest O' Fall event in Catasauqua on Saturday, Oct. 5? If so, the Historic Catasauqua Preservation Association and the George Taylor House can use your help.

Student volunteers are being sought from noon until 5 p.m. for a variety of volunteer opportunities at activity and craft stations.