Catasauqua Press

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Sheckler Column

Thursday, February 6, 2014 by LORI RICE Special to The Press in School

Shop next week

The Sheckler Shack will be open for students to shop Feb. 10-13.

The dates are as follows: fourth grade, Feb. 10; third grade, Feb. 11; second grade, Feb. 12; and first grade, Feb. 13.


Feb. 14 is a snow make up day and students are on a regular schedule.

Valentine's Day classroom parties will be held Friday, Feb. 14.


Sheckler's Read-A-Thon is under way for the month of February. Students are asked to read at least 10 minutes each night for the entire month of February.

CMS Column

Thursday, February 6, 2014 by MARK RECCEK in School

Report cards distributed today

Report cards for Catasauqua Middle School students will be distributed today.

Be sure to discuss any questions or concerns you have regarding your child's performance with their teacher.


Tomorrow at 7 p.m. the PTF will host a Valentine's dance in the school gymnasium.


The school board will hold its next meeting 7 p.m. Feb. 10 in the district administration office board room, 201 N. 14th St.

Roughies Column

Thursday, February 6, 2014 by LINDA ROTHROCK Special to The Press in School

Dakota Galusha Memorial tournament to be held in March

Any senior interested in a chance to receive a $1,000 scholarship should contact Mr. Snyder in the guidance office.

The Sixth Annual Dakota Galusha Memorial basketball tournament is scheduled for March 7-9. A $1,000 community scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior from a school other than Northampton. The senior must volunteer a minimum of four hours at the tournament. Their name will then be entered into a raffle with other seniors who volunteer. The winner is drawn sometime in the middle of March.

Viking Voices Column

Thursday, February 6, 2014 by JASON TOROCK Special to The Press in School

Music festival marks 40 years

Central Catholic High School has been a busy place in recent weeks.

Among the highlights was serving as host site for the Diocesan Music Festival. Held in Central Catholic's Masson Auditorium Jan. 30 to Feb.1 this year, it marked the 40th anniversary of the event.

The concert offers an opportunity to see some of the young musicians in the diocese perform at their best.


Roughies Column

Thursday, January 30, 2014 by LINDA ROTHROCK Special to The Press in School

Kanyi Creppy selected for PMEA Region V Chorus

Congratulations to Senior Kanyi Creppy for placing third in the Pennsylvania Music Educators' Association District 10 Chorus competition.

Kanyi moves on to compete in the PMEA Region V Chorus competition to be held at Chambersburg High School Feb. 13-15.

During this time, he will have the opportunity to audition against 25 other members of the Bass II section. If he finishes in the top five, he will move on to the PMEA Pennsylvania All-State Chorus, which will be held in April in Hershey.