Welcome back to school! Catasauqua Middle School students are invited to the CMS-PTF Welcome Back Dance 7 p.m. Sept. 13 in the school gymnasium.
CMS has a new faculty member this year.
Dave Morgan will be teaching eighth-grade algebra IA and language arts.
If you see Mr. Morgan in the hallway, be sure to introduce yourself.
The middle school welcomes back Dave Troxell who will teach eighth-grade language arts and Joanne Heffner who will serve as a learning support aide.
Sheckler Home and School plans fun events for the students and they organize fundraising to help benefit the school and the students.
The organization meets once a month to discuss topics and to plan future activities. The first meeting of this school year will be held Sept. 4 at 7 p.m. in Sheckler's library.
Parents are invited and encouraged to attend. It's a great way to stay involved and help as little or as much as you would like throughout the year. It's also a great way to meet other parents and work together to benefit the students at Sheckler.
Thursday, Aug. 29: Elem.–Pizza (red, whole grain), broccoli, applesauce, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. M.S.–Jumbo beef franks, spudsters, assorted fresh fruit, black bean salad, baby carrots, milk. H.S.–Jumbo beef franks, spudsters, assorted fresh fruit, black bean salad, baby carrots, side salad, milk.
Friday, Aug. 30: No school.
Monday, Sept. 2: No school.
Janae Matos and Rachel Sell, Catasauqua High School seniors, will serve this school year as Catasauqua Area School Board student representatives. The school board welcomed Matos and Sell during its July meeting.
It's almost time for the 2013-14 school year to begin at Sheckler Elementary.
The first day for students will be on Monday, Aug. 26. This will be a full school day.
If you are wondering if there is anything your child may need for the school year, supply lists for each grade level are posted on Sheckler's Facebook page.
If you have access to the Internet, just sign onto Facebook and go on to Sheckler Elementary School's site. "Like" the page to have access to all of Sheckler's posts throughout the year.
Monday, August 26: Elem.–Chicken nuggets, mini soft pretzel, steamed peas, sliced peaches, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. M.S.–Buffalo chicken steaks, onion rings, assorted fresh fruit, steamed broccoli, baby carrots, milk. H.S.–Buffalo chicken steaks, onion rings, assorted fresh fruit, steamed corn, baby carrots, milk.
It's hard to believe, but it's already that time of the year again – the beginning of a new school year. Welcome to the 2013-14 academic year.
I hope everyone had a restful and enjoyable summer and is ready to return to another year at Catasauqua High School.
A special welcome to all of the incoming freshman and new students to the district.
The first day of school will be Monday, Aug. 26. The high school doors open at 7:34 a.m. School starts at 7:40 a.m. and dismissal is 2:40 p.m.
Catasauqua Area School District students will return to classes Monday after a long and restful summer vacation.
Doors open for Catasauqua Middle School students at 7:35 a.m.
Students must report to their homeroom by 7:52 a.m. Dismissal for students is at 2:20 p.m.
Welcome back to school!
CASD schools will be closed for students Friday, Aug. 30 through Monday, Sept. 2 in observance of Labor Day.
Enjoy your holiday weekend with family and friends.
Best wishes to members of the Catasauqua High School Class of 2013, many of whom are entering the workforce, beginning new careers or packing up to travel off to college this month. Those indicating their post-graduation plans are listed here:
Nicholas Almonti - Armed Forces (U.S. Army)
Aimee Amari - Cedar Crest College (nursing)
Hailee Avate - Metro Beauty Academy (aesthetics)
Andrea Banoza - LCCC (criminal justice)
Erica Bennicoff - NCC - biological sciences
Jacob Bierman - LCCC
Brittney Bilheimer - Kutztown University