St. Andrew's Episcopal Church is hosting a taco dinner on Thursday, May 23. The public is invited to enjoy tacos with all the trimmings, rice, homemade desserts, and a beverage, from 5 to 7 p.m.
The church is located between Allentown and Bethlehem at 1900 E. Pennsylvania Ave. Allentown, two blocks south of Catasauqua Road. Turn at Taft St. to enter the parking lot. The dinner will be served downstairs in the parish hall. Proceeds benefit the church's ministries.
For Lehigh County District Attorney James Martin, it was nice to hear of young people doing community service for altruistic reasons, not because a judge had ordered them to perform the service as part of their sentencing procedure.
Thursday, May 16: Elem.–Meatball sub on whole grain roll, french fries, fruit punch, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk, M.S.–Hot ham and cheese pretzelwich, potato wedges, assorted fresh fruit, steamed corn, baby carrots, side salad, milk. H.S.–Hot ham and cheese pretzelwich, potato wedges, assorted fresh fruit, black bean salad, baby carrots, side salad, milk.
Come on out and support the Catasauqua High School Student Council at a Barnes and Noble book fair 6-8 p.m. Thursday May 9, at the Lehigh Valley Mall.
This this isn't just an ordinary book fair. The students organized it in support of CHS teacher Mr. Whitehead, who was diagnosed with cancer over the summer.
The school chorus will perform some musical numbers and participants can make their own bookmark at a craft table.
Anyone who makes a purchase that evening will have their name put into a drawing to win prizes donated by the other clubs at CHS.
Pennsylvania System of School Assessment poster design winners were announced at Catasauqua Middle School April 15. Winners this year are, from left, Jacob Dudosh, Mirang Patel, Ruth Roman and Amy Loli. The posters helped motivate students to perform their best during the state testing program.
The ninth annual Nicholas Caldarelli Memorial 5K was held May 5 in the Lehigh Parkway.
Sponsored by the Central Catholic High School student council, this event was once again a great success. Many CCHS students and alumni, along with members of the Allentown Fire Department, participated in the race.
CCHS alum, Colin Fitzgerald won the race, followed by current CCHS senior Tyler Fox.
Proceeds from the event will go toward the Nicholas Caldarelli Memorial Fund, which helps to raise awareness for the hazards of driving under the influence.
Third-grade students at Sheckler Elementary School will be taking a trip to the historic George Taylor House here in Catasauqua.
Students in Mrs. Laubenstein's, Mrs. Roberts' and Mrs. Snyder's classes will be going May 9 and students in Mrs. Burker's and Mrs. Strauch's classes go May 10.
Students in third grade will be taking a field trip to Lost River Caverns in Hellertown May 15. This field trip is tied to the third-grade science curriculum, particularly the rocks and minerals unit.
Catasauqua Middle School will hold its yearly Achievement Night at 7 p.m. tonight, Thursday, May 9.
Various student projects and will be on display throughout the school for family and friends to see.
On May 14 CMS will hold it spring instrumental concert at 7 p.m. in the auditorium.
On May 22 the middle school will hold its choral concert, also at 7 p.m. in the auditorium.
The CMS-PTF has a meeting scheduled 7 p.m. May 21 in the school library.
The Catasauqua High School Chorus, Concert Band and Jazz Ensemble will present their Spring Music Concert on May 8, in the CHS auditorium at 7 p.m. Each group will perform a variety of musical numbers for the entertainment of their audience.
Some highlights are the jazz standard "Chameleon" by Herbie Hancock, a vocal medley of songs from the musical "Les Miserables," an a cappella arrangement of "Somewhere Over The Rainbow," a concert band arrangement of 1980s hits and one of big band music of the 1940s.
If you have a love of reading or just want to browse through some books, students and families are invited to the Catasauqua Middle School Book Fair May 6-10 in the school library.
CMS Achievement Night is scheduled for 7 p.m. May 9 at the school. This is a yearly event that highlights the academic projects and achievements of individual students.
For those students with tickets, don't forget tomorrow evening (Friday, May 3) is the CMS end of the year formal dance in the school gymnasium takes place 7-10 p.m.