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.
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.
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.
The Catasauqua Area School Board honored Sheckler Elementary School December students of the month at last month's meeting. Recognized, from left, are Kaylyn Lugo, Conlan Gair, Alex Sasdi, Isabella Atiyeh, Kyli Cruz, Jaryn Hartranft, Jeremyah Arroyo, Brooke Weidaw and Kaitlyn Lawton. Also with the students is Principal Eric Dauberman.
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.
Wednesday, Feb. 5:Elem.–Hot dog on a whole grain bun, french fries, baked beans, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. M.S.–Grilled cheese sandwich whole grain, tomato soup, assorted fresh fruit, steamed broccoli, baby carrots, milk. H.S.–Grilled cheese sandwich whole grain, tomato soup, assorted fresh fruit, steamed broccoli, baby carrots, side salad, milk.
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.
Thursday, Jan. 30: Elem.–Ham and cheese pretzelwich, french fries, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. M.S.–Popcorn chicken catty bowl, mashed potatoes/corn, assorted fresh fruit, steamed corn, baby carrots, milk. H.S.–Popcorn chicken Catty bowl, mashed potatoes/corn, assorted fresh fruit, steamed corn, baby carrots, side salad, milk.
Wednesday, Jan. 15, we had our annual Sanctity of Human Life Day Chapel.
Jannique Stewart, director of "Love Protects" from Florida, was our guest speaker, representing the Life Training Institute. She also did an additional training session with the juniors and seniors, preparing them to defend a child's right to life.
Ariel Thorne, left, was declared the first runnerup and Kaitlyn Hoagland, right, first place in this year's annual Catasauqua Middle School Spelling Bee. Kaitlyn will advance to the next round Feb. 27 at Northampton Community College.