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Sheckler Column

Thursday, April 24, 2014 by LORI RICE Special to The Press in School

Fourth grade PSSA science test next week

Fourth grade students will sit for the science PSSA test April 29 and 30.

Students should get plenty of rest and eat a good breakfast.

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A reminder the fourth grade egg drop will take place 1:15 p.m. May 2 in the schools lower parking lot.

Good Luck to all participants. Eggs will be dropped from 50 feet.

Updates on the eggs that survived the drop will appear in a later column.

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CMS Column

Thursday, April 24, 2014 by MARK RECCEK Special to The Press in School

Orientation day is planned for May 1

Fifth grade orientation will take place 7 p.m. May 1 in the Catasauqua Middle School auditorium.

Parents of incoming middle school students should expect to attend.

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A reminder PSSA science testing will occur April 29 and 30.

Students should get plenty of rest and eat a good breakfast.

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The Catasauqua Area School Board will hold a budget meeting this evening 7 p.m. in the district administration office board room, 201 N. 14th St.

Roughies Column

Thursday, April 24, 2014 by LINDA ROTHROCK Special to The Press in School

Shippensburg Univ. to visit April 30

Representatives from Shippensburg University will be at the high school Wednesday, April 30 to meet with interested juniors and seniors at 7:50 a.m. in the guidance office.

Any student interested should visit the guidance office before Tuesday, April 29 to sign-up.

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The junior class is currently accepting recycled object donations for the recycled art project contest.

Examples of items that may be donated include bottles, milk cartons, egg cartons, plastic utensils, ribbons, old shoes, old electronics, cardboard boxes, string, etc.

'Annie Get Your Gun' opens April 24

Thursday, April 17, 2014 by JASON TORAK Special to The Press in School

Upcoming at Allentown Central Catholic High School is the spring musical, "Annie Get your Gun."

With showings April 24-26, there are plenty of opportunities to support the theater program, as well as everyone involved in making the show a success.

As Maximus Ebert, who is in the role of Pawnee Bill, said, "It's been a lot of work but I think it's paying off. It's coming together really well."

As the premier draws closer, the cast and crew have been working harder and harder to ensure the success of the show.

CHS students showcase their love of science at state competition

Thursday, April 17, 2014 by MARK RECCEK in School

For some students, science is an abstract subject difficult to comprehend.

Catasauqua High School students Emmie Ledesma and Crosley Kudla-Williams beg to differ.

Both students recently placed at the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science Competition, entitling them to move on to the state competition in May at Pennsylvania State University, State College.

Emmie competed in the ecology category and her project involved exploring different levels of Co2. She conducted an experiment to evaluate the varied levels of the gas and its impact on global warming.

CHS starting Outdoor Adventure Club

Thursday, April 17, 2014 by LINDA ROTHROCK Special to The Press in School

Do you love being outdoors? If so, than you might be interested in the Outdoor Adventure Club that Mr. Baclawski and Mr. Magditch are attempting to start up.

Activities could include fishing, archery, mountain biking, hiking, among other activities.

If you were unable to attend the recent information session in the high school auditorium and you are interested in the club, see either Mr. Baclawski and Mr. Magditch for additional information.

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