Sheckler Elementary School students will be celebrating the season with classroom Christmas parties Dec. 20.
Santa Claus will be visiting the school and will be stopping in to say hello in each of the classrooms on this day as well.
Friday, Dec. 21, is an early dismissal. Students in grades 1-4 will be dismissed at noon. Morning kindergarten students will leave at 11:25 a.m. and the afternoon kindergarten class will not attend school on this day.
School will be closed from Dec. 24 through Jan. 1. Classes will resume on Jan. 2.
Catasauqua High School students Lauren Pluchinsky and Zach Stopay discuss a children's book with Sheckler Elementary School students recently during the school's Guest Reader Day. A group of CHS students spent the afternoon at the school reading books and interacting with students in individual classes.
Sheckler Elementary School Students of the Month for October were recognized during the Catasauqua Area School Board's Nov. 12 meeting. From left in front are Kylee Leibenguth, Hunter Reitz, Alex Sasdi and Michael Andrews; and in back are Evan Webber, Breonna Brinkley, Roxie Grille and Ryan Casey. With the students is Sheckler Principal Eric Dauberman.
Fourth-grade Shecker Elementary School students will perform on stage on Tuesday, Dec. 18 as they put on their Christmas program and band concert. Family members and friends will come out and enjoy the show at 7 p.m. It is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.
Students have been busy in art classes with Mr. Kotran, making ornaments to place on the holiday trees placed throughout the halls of the school building. Each grade level is working on a different design, from pointsettas to snowmen.
Come out and celebrate the Christmas season as the Catasauqua Middle School band performs its annual winter concert.
The annual event will take place at 7 p.m. tonight in the middle school auditorium.
The middle school will also perform its winter choral concert next Wednesday, also at 7 p.m., in the auditorium.
Looking ahead, there will be an early dismissal for district students at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 21. This will begin the school's Christmas break. Students will return to school on Wednesday, Jan. 2.
Congratulations to Tom Falzone, the Catasauqua High School varsity football head coach. He has been named the 2012-13 Colonial League Football Coach of the Year, an honor, very well deserved.
Students in the Catasauqua Area School District will enjoy an early dismissal on Friday, Dec. 21. High school students will be dismissed at 11 a.m.
Lehigh Valley Christian High School has had some exciting events over the course of the past month.
Last week the drama team staged its winter production of "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens. It was performed at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church and was a success!
On Saturday, Dec. 15, the LVCHS Choir and Vocal Ensemble will present its Christmas concert. The annual event will take place in St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church. The concert will start at 7 p.m. and admission is free, so we would love to see you there.
Students competed to create the best hall decoration during the Turkey Day game week.
Holiday Shoppes will be at Sheckler Elementary School again this year, provided by the Home and School Association.
Students will have the opportunity to browse the shoppes today and tomorrow, Dec. 6 and 7, to see if there is something they would like to purchase for their families as a gift for the holiday.
Monday through Friday, Dec. 10-14, they will have the chance to visit the Holiday Shoppes and make those purchases if they wish to do so.
The Catasauqua High School Rough Riders were very well represented on the 2012-13 Colonial League All-League football team.
Congratulations to all of them for their tremendous accomplishment and to the whole team on their fantastic record-breaking football season.
Colonial League first-team members are Rhaine Sziy, Jared Nosal, Paryss Marshall, Alex Parker, Zack Bradley, Ra'Von Burton, Joseph Harakal, Zach Labezius, Eric Matz and Alex Parker. Second-team members are Zach Labezius, Zach Stopay, Zach Stopay and Paryss Marshall.