Congratulations to Sheckler Elementary School students Joelyne Jacob and Paige Bartholomew. Their "No Bullying" posters were awarded runner-up status in state Rep. Harhart's poster contest. Both girls' posters will be on display in the East Wing Rotunda of the State Capitol. The girls and their families are invited to visit the Capitol to have their pictures taken with the posters and to watch the House of Representatives in action. Way to go, girls, for participating in this effort to get the "No Bullying" message out there.
Catasauqua Middle School students were treated like stars at the CMS Formal May 4, held in the school's gymnasium.
Thursday, May 23: Elem.–Ham and cheese pretzelwich, french fries, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. M.S.–Philly cheesesteak on a roll, steak sauce, assorted fresh fruit, steamed asparagus, baby carrots, side salad, milk.
Friday, May 24: Elem.–Pizza (red, whole grain), broccoli, sliced peaches, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. M.S.–Tacos, buttered corn, assorted fresh fruit, black bean salad, baby carrots, side salad, milk.
Monday May 27: Holiday. Closed.
The Catasauqua Middle School sixth grade Fiesta is scheduled for tomorrow in the middle school gymnasium.
This fun, yearly event gives students the opportunity to showcase all things relating to Mexican culture, heritage and history.
Tomorrow evening the PTF will host its end-of-the-year dance from 7 to 9 p.m. at the middle school.
Consider attending the dance with a friend or two.
Catasauqua schools will be closed Monday for Memorial Day.
Classes will resume at their normally scheduled times Tuesday.
A reminder that the Catasauqua Middle School PTF will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 21 in the school library.
Parents are welcomed to volunteer their time with this organization.
For more information, contact the school at 610-264-4341.
The CMS choral concert is scheduled for Wednesday, May 22, at 7 p.m. in the middle school auditorium.
Consider attending this end-of-the-year musical event featuring the performances of middle school students.
The CMS-PTF dance will be held Friday, May 24, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the school gymnasium.
With only 28 days left in the school year, Lehigh Valley Christian High School is quickly wrapping up sports, school and extracurricular activities. Over the past two weeks students have been participating in the AP test in numerous subjects. Seniors will be taking class finals within the next week and will be graduating June 7.
The annual Spring Sling, a competition among physics students to build the best catapult or trebuchet, is happening this morning, May 16, down at the Catasauqua Park.
Lehigh Career and Technical School will be hosting a free event for ninth-grade girls interested in pursuing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) careers, in particular, engineering, on Wednesday, May 29, at the school's Schnecksville location. Morning and afternoon sessions are available, each lasting two and a half hours. Space is limited to only 10 girls from sending schools for each session. Stop by the guidance office for information.
The following students at Catasauqua Middle School earned honor roll status during the third marking period of the 2012-13 academic year.
Grade 8: Brandon Adams, Alexis Bernard, Jade Biviano, Samantha Creyer, Rose Dietrich, Britni Elekes, Colin Hawk, Kayla Hein, Samantha Henning, Nicholas Hertzog, Morgan Martin, Tyler Newhart, Danielle Pluchinsky, Kaylyn Simpson, Hannah Smith, John Stires, Andrew Verenna, Cody Walker, Colin Weaver
Catasauqua High School SADD members treated Sheckler students to some fun.
Sheckler Elementary School Fourth-Grade Band members will hold their concert for families and friends tonight, Thursday, May 16, 7 p.m., at the school.
First-grade students will be going on a field trip May 17 to The Wildlands Conservancy.
Mrs. Pearl, Sheckler's gym teacher, will be holding fun days for students in each grade level on a specified day. The annual fun days are filled with outdoor activities for students. First grade fun day will be May 21; second grade on May 22, third grade on May 23 and fourth grade on May 31.