Catasauqua Press

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Roughies Report

Thursday, September 20, 2012 by LINDA ROTHROCK Special to The Press in School

Parking permits are now available

All Catasauqua High School juniors are encouraged to pick up their parking permit applications in the school's main office as soon as possible. Any other students who will be driving to the high school should also pick up a parking permit application in the main office. Assigned parking begins Monday, Sept. 24.

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Anyone interested in joining the German Club this year should visit Frau Haney in room B221 as soon as possible. Club dues are $3, used to provide a scholarship for a senior who has taken German for four years and has attained an "A" average.

CMS News

Thursday, September 13, 2012 by MARK RECCEK in School

CMS book fair next week

Catasauqua Middle School students will enjoy a half day Wednesday, Sept. 19. Students will be dismissed at 12:20 p.m.

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How about starting off the new school year with some leisure reading? The Catasauqua Middle School Book Fair will be held Sept 17-21. A wide selection of books will be available for purchase. An evening book fair event is also scheduled during the Meet the Teacher Night Sept. 20.

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Roughies Report

Thursday, September 13, 2012 by The Press in School

Class ring assembly is Monday

On Monday, Sept. 17, all Catasauqua High School sophomore students will participate in a class ring assembly at 8 a.m. in the school auditorium.

Parents may order class rings Monday, Sept. 24 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the school rotunda area. Class ring orders will also be accepted during the school's lunch periods Tuesday, Sept. 25.

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All students will enjoy an early dismissal on Wednesday, Sept. 19. CHS students will be dismissed at 12:40 p.m. Afternoon and all-day Lehigh Career & Technology Institute students will be dismissed at 12:55 p.m.

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Sheckler News

Thursday, September 13, 2012 by The Press in School

Visit the school tonight

Don't forget, tonight, Sept. 13, is Meet the Teacher Night at Sheckler Elementary School. Doors open at 5:45 p.m.

Be sure to take this opportunity to visit your child's classroom, visit the book fair in the cafeteria and check out the information tables in the gym.

You can also sign up for parent-teacher conferences to be held in November.

Phil's Fries will also be here, so bring your appetite. A percentage of these sales will be donated back to Sheckler.

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Sheckler News

Thursday, September 6, 2012 by LORI RICE Special to The Press in School

It's Cherrydale time

Sheckler Elementary School's annual Cherrydale fundraiser kicks off on Friday, Sept. 7, with an assembly for students. Sales packets will be sent home with students that day.

The sale will run through Sept, 28, when all money and orders are due. There are opportunities to earn some great prizes and to qualify for fun events.

Profits pay for student activities and events including grade level field trips.

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Sheckler will be holding a book fair Sept. 7-13. Students will be given opportunities to purchase books in the morning.

CMS News

Thursday, September 6, 2012 by MARK RECCEK Special to The Press in School

Fundraiser drawing to a close

Welcome back to the second full week of school, students and faculty! My hope is that all had an enjoyable and relaxing Labor Day holiday.

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The Catasauqua Middle School Enjoy the City book fundraiser ends Sept. 11. The cost for one book is $20 and if a student sells five books, he or she will receive another book for free. Proceeds from the fundraiser go to the student activity fund.

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Roughies Report

Thursday, September 6, 2012 by LINDA ROTHROCK Special to The Press in School

CHS open house is Sept. 12

The Catasauqua High School Open House / Meet the Teacher Night is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 12. During this event, you will have the opportunity to follow your child's schedule and meet the teachers. The program will begin promptly at 7 p.m. and end at 9 p.m.

Representatives from Lehigh County Technical Institute and LCCC will also be on hand to talk with you that evening in the high school auditorium.

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All students and faculty will have a picture taken by Lifetouch portrait studios on Friday, Sept. 14. Watch for more information to be distributed.

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Breakfast begins Tuesday

Thursday, August 30, 2012 by The Press in School

Breakfast is not being served during this first week at Sheckler Elementary School.

Students needing to purchase breakfast at school will be able to do that beginning Tuesday, Sept. 4. It will be served from 8:30 to- 8:50 a.m.

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School will be closed Aug. 31-Sept. 3 in observance of Labor Day.

Regular scheduled classes will resume on Sept. 4.

Enjoy your holiday weekend.

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Sheckler's first monthly Home and School Association meeting will be held in the school's library Sept. 5 at 7 p.m. All parents are invited and encouraged to attend.

Class photo set for Friday

Thursday, August 30, 2012 by The Press in School

The Catasauqua High School senior class panoramic photo will be taken on Friday, Sept. 7, at 8 a.m. in the high school gym.

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Beginning with this school year, Algebra I, literature and biology Keystone exams will replace the 11th-grade PSSA tests in math, reading and science.

Keystone exams are end-of-course assessments designed to evaluate proficiency in the content of the academic classes.

Beginning with the class of 2017, students must demonstrate proficiency in these areas to graduate.