Catasauqua Press

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Rougies Report

Thursday, May 23, 2013 by LINDA ROTHROCK Speciall to The Press in School

Check out final exam schedules

Any Catasauqua High School student in grades nine through 12 who is considering a career in criminal justice is welcome to apply to attend the Forensics Investigator Training Experience program at DeSales University from June 17-19. Participants in the program will meet daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost of the program includes lunch and snacks. Space is limited. If you are interested, go to or visit DeSales's website at for cost and registration information.


Sheckler News

Thursday, May 23, 2013 by LORI RICE Special to The Press in School

Students win with posters

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 lunch menus

Thursday, May 23, 2013 by The Press in School

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.

CMS News

Thursday, May 23, 2013 by MARK RECCEK in School

CMS Fiesta and PTF dance tomorrow

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.

CMS News

Thursday, May 16, 2013 by MARK RECCEK in School

PTF will meet Tuesday at 7 p.m.

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.

Cougar Comment

Thursday, May 16, 2013 by ABBY PARNELL Special to The Press in School

Students to perform at Freddy Awards

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.

Roughies Report

Thursday, May 16, 2013 by LINDA ROTHROCK Special to The Press in School

Career event for girls offered at LCTI

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.


Catasauqua Middle School Honor Roll

Thursday, May 16, 2013 by The Press in School

The following students at Catasauqua Middle School earned honor roll status during the third marking period of the 2012-13 academic year.

High Honors

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