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Sheckler Column

Thursday, November 1, 2012 by LORI RICE Special to The Press in School

Pumpkin contest winners named

The Sheckler Elementary School Pumpkin Patch sprouted on Oct. 25 for the kindergartners to visit.

Thanks to the Home and School Association for making this possible.


Congratulations to the Sheckler Pumpkin contest winners: Most Colorful, Joelyne Jacob; Prettiest, William Bear; Funniest, Jayden Reed; Scariest, Xavier Razon; Best Animal Theme, Tanner Laudenslager; Most Unusual, Elias Bensing and Best Class Theme, Mr. Conner's second grade class.

Way to go to all the first-place ribbon winners. Certificates were awarded to all who participated.


CMS News

Thursday, November 1, 2012 by MARK RECCEK in School

Picture re-take day Wednesday

Picture re-take day for CMS students will be held Monday, Nov. 5, from 7:45-9:45 a.m.


A quick reminder to parents and students. Daylight Saving Time Ends Sunday at 2 a.m. Be sure to set your clocks back one hour before heading to bed Saturday night.


A new website design is available districtwide to parents and students.

The new design now permits viewing from iPads and iPhones or similar devices and provides a "Featured" section that allows for each school to highlight events and students and staff within each building.

'Brunalba' production begins

Thursday, November 1, 2012 by MATT TRUST Special to The Press in School

Despite budget cuts that have hit Catasauqua Area School District hard, Catasauqua High School student organizations still have expectations for an active and successful year.

Among them, the CHS yearbook staff is looking to take their annual publication to the top.

Yearbook advisor and art teacher Barbara Resto and her team of students have collaborated on improvements they would like to make to this coming yearbook.

Viking Voices

Thursday, October 25, 2012 by MICHAEL RODGERS Special to The Press in School

CCHS senior week begins

CCHS students are celebrating senior week through Oct. 26. All upperclassmen will participate in multiple activities throughout the week including costume day, movie night and a scavenger hunt throughout the school.

Seniors also get a chance to participate in the senior olympics, a competitive event that includes relay races and many other exciting challenges.


The CCHS Booster Club will host its Viking Christmas sale 2-4 p.m. Nov. 11 in Rockne Hall.

Sheckler News

Thursday, October 25, 2012 by The Press in School

Fundraising has its rewards

Once again the Cherrydale fundraiser was a huge success with $31,000 in sales, bringing in a great profit to help fund activities and events held for Sheckler Elementary School students throughout the school year.

Students who sold 10 or more items will get to enjoy the Big Blast Party with DJ Hedi and giant inflatables. The party is planned for Nov. 9, 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Be a bucket filler

Thursday, October 25, 2012 by The Press in School

From left, Tyler Andrews, Delaney Troxell, Ezekiel Sobrado and Paige Shupp hold up a bucket they decorated for the Sheckler Elementary School Think First Assembly held recently in the school cafeteria. Each class decorated a bucket now being used by teachers to promote positive behavior in their classrooms. Each time a student does or says kind things to others, the individual teacher will fill the bucket with a star cut out. On each star cut out is written a kind thing or kind word someone did or said for another.

'Today in America' to feature LCTI

Thursday, October 25, 2012 by The Press in School

Lehigh Career & Technical Institute will be featured in an upcoming segment of "Today in America" with Terry Bradshaw, entitled "Preparing Students for Today's Workforce Demands."

The segment is part of the show's American Education series.

The "Today in America" segment explores the critical role LCTI plays in helping to meet manufacturers' needs for qualified workers.

The five-minute segment was filmed on location at LCTI's 500,000-square-foot facility in Schnecksville.