Catasauqua Press

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'A World of Christmas' is here

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

On Dec. 13, the first-grade students of Mrs. Flamisch and Mrs. Labezius were visited by Catasauqua Police Officer Wiseman and his canine partner, Jack. The students learned about community helpers. Thanks to both for taking time to help educate the students of Sheckler.


Please be advised that due to the weather and school being closed on Dec. 10 and Dec. 17,. Thursday, Jan. 2, and Friday, Jan. 3 will now be scheduled school days for students and staff to make up the snow days.


Catasauqua lunch menus

Thursday, December 19, 2013 by The Press in School

Thursday, Dec. 19: Elem.– Maxx sticks with marinara sauce, broccoli, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. M.S. – Hot ham and cheese on a whole grain pretzel bun, assorted fresh fruit, baked beans, baby carrots, milk. H.S.– Hot ham and cheese on a whole grain pretzel bun, assorted fresh fruit, baked beans, baby carrots, side salad, milk.

Friday, Dec. 20: Early dismissal. No lunch.

Monday, Dec. 23 through Jan. 1: No school.

CMS collecting items for needy, animals

Thursday, December 12, 2013 by MARK RECCEK in School

Catasauqua Middle School will be collecting nonfood items for members in the community in need during the month of December.

Items the school is accepting include toothbrushes, toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, soap, dish soap, laundry soap, toilet paper, paper towels, Clorox wipes, cleaning supplies, gloves, scarves, mittens and hats.

Students may bring any of the items to school and place them under the Giving Tree located in the main lobby of the middle school.

CHS students to donate toys

Thursday, December 12, 2013 by LINDA ROTHROCK Special to The Press in School

The Catasauqua High School National Honor Society continues to collect unwrapped toys for the Marine Corps Toys for Tots drive. Donations of unwrapped toys can be made during homeroom period. The collection of toys ends Dec. 17. The homeroom that collects the most toys will receive a breakfast courtesy of the National Honor Society.


Any sophomore who is interested in attending the HOBY Leadership Seminar in 2014 or who would like more information should speak with Mrs. Roseman in the guidance office.


'BFFs' to attend play at Mercy

Thursday, December 12, 2013 by JASON TOROK Special to The Press in School

Central Catholic students involved in Best Friends Forever, or BFF, Club will attend the Mercy Special Learning Center Christmas play scheduled Dec. 12.

Students who are involved in the BFF Club are assigned a "buddy" who is a student at Mercy Special Learning Center. Central Catholic students frequently visit and spend time with their buddies so both make a new friend in the process.

Students are planning to deck the halls

Thursday, December 5, 2013 by JENNIFER WINTERMUTE Special to The Press in School

Thanksgiving has gone by in a blink, but we, as a school were reminded how blessed we are.


The Lehigh Valley Christain High School drama team is performing a radio version of "It's a Wonderful Life" Dec. 6 and 7. The performance will be at the school.


Every year, our school has a competition called "Deck the Halls." Each grade is assigned a section of hallway and on Dec. 12 , after planning, there is a period to set up all the decorations. A winner is declared not long after and the halls stay decorated until Christmas.