As a reminder, all students and staff should report to school Thursday, Jan. 2 and Friday, Jan. 3.
This is a change to the original district holiday vacation schedule. The change is due to recent school closures because of inclement weather.
Catasauqua High School will be hosting its annual Financial Aid Night Monday, Jan. 6 beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the school's auditorium.
All students who plan on attending college are encouraged to attend this meeting. It is especially important for seniors and their parents to attend.
I hope everyone enjoyed their holiday break and made some everlasting memories to carry with them into the future.
Regularly scheduled classes resume Jan. 2 for students and staff.
Box tops collections are still underway at Sheckler for the second submission contest, running until March.
Remember to send in your box tops with your children and help their classrooms come out on top.
Santa made his way through the halls of Sheckler Elementary School Dec. 19. Along the way, he stopped at every classroom, taking time to visit with the students and bring them each a water bottle and book bag. The students enjoyed the visit and the gifts.
A big thank you goes to all of Santa's Home and School helpers for making this day so special for the children and for all their dedication. A big thank you also goes out to Santa for taking time from his schedule to stop by and spend some time at Sheckler.
The CHS yearbook staff is selling a limited edition handcrafted wood Rough Rider ornament for $6.50, including sales tax.
If you are interesting in purchasing an ornament and supporting the yearbook, email Barbara Resto atrestob@cattysd. org.
Due to the recent school closures because of inclement weather, Thursday Jan. 2, and Friday, Jan. 3, will now be regular school days. Students and staff should report to school on Thursday, Jan. 2, and Friday, Jan. 3.
I wish everyone a very wonderful and safe New Years holidays.
I hope students had a joyous Christmas with family and friends.
Catasauqua Middle School Students are reminded, due to snow days Dec. 10 and 17, Jan. 2 and 3 will be make up days for students and staff.
Enjoy the rest of your holiday break!
The CMS spelling bee is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. Jan. 15 in the school gymnasium.
Start reviewing your dictionary!
The school board will hold its next meeting 7 p.m. Jan. 7 in the district administration office board room, 201 N. 14th St.
Thursday, Dec. 26 through Wednesday, Jan. 1: No school.
Thursday, Jan. 2: Elem.–Maxx sticks with marinara, green beans, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. M.S., H.S.–Mandarin orange chicken, steamed rice, steamed broccoli, applesauce, pineapple, milk.
Friday, Jan. 3: Elem.– Pizza (whole grain), broccoli, pineapple chunks, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. M.S., H.S.– Boneless buffalo wings, fries, corn, steamed corn, applesauce, pineapple, milk.
Auditions are set for the spring musical "Annie Get Your Gun." They will be held 6:30 to 8 p.m. Jan. 6, 8 and 9, 2014. Many students participate in the musical and it always turns out to be a great show. Students are encouraged to participate, regardless of musical to theatrical talent or experience. It provides a great opportunity for students to participate in theater and become involved in new activities at Central.
The craze of the holidays has, like it has everywhere else, reached LVCHS. Though many students aren't exactly excited about the chilly weather, they look forward to the school's celebration.
The festivities include a "Deck the Halls" competition in which each grade strives to have the best decorated hall way, and spirit week, a week where students dress up every day in accordance to that day's theme. A few of this year's themes include mismatch day, twin day, sports day and celebrity look-alike day.
The following students earned honor roll status during the first marking period of the 2013-2014 academic year.
Distinguished Honor Roll
Students of the Month for October and November were honored at recent school board meetings.