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.
Thursday, Dec. 12: Elem.–Grilled cheese sandwich, tomato soup, sliced peaches, baby carrots, milk. M.S.–Calif. cheeseburger on bun, side salad, assorted fresh fruit, steamed corn, baby carrots, milk. H.S.–Calif. cheeseburger on bun, side salad, assorted fresh fruit, steamed corn, baby carrots, milk.
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.
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.
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.
The Catasauqua Middle School winter band concert is scheduled for 7 p.m. Dec. 12 in the school auditorium.
The middle school will also hold its winter choral concert 7 p.m. Dec. 18.
The band and chorus concert assembly will be during the school day Dec. 19.
All of the performances are in the middle school auditorium.
The Catasauqua Area School Board will hold its next meeting 7 p.m. Dec. 9 in the district administration office board room, at Sheckler Elementary School, 251 N. 14th St.
The Catasauqua High School Green Team will be selling Candy Cane Grams for the holiday season. Candy Cane Grams will cost 50 cents each and will be sold during all lunch periods through Dec. 13, for a Dec. 16 delivery. Show a CHS friend you care. Send a Candy Cane Gram.
Congratulations to Senior Matt Trust for receiving the Top News Writer Award from the Pennsylvania School Press Association. He was selected as the best writer from among all student gold medal winners from the 2012-13 academic year.
On Friday Dec. 6, students who kept positive behavior for the month of November as part of the Think First program at Sheckler Elementary School will be rewarded with a game day.
These students will have the opportunity to bring in a board game from home to play along with their classmates at the end of the school day.
Students who sold the qualifying amount in the Cherrydale fundraiser will go on their Limo Lunch Cruise on Dec. 12.
The powder puff football game between Catasauqua and Northampton high schools is an annual tradition.