The Sheckler Science Fair will be held on Wednesday, March 6, in the Sheckler gym from 6 to 8 p.m., for students and families to come out and view projects created by students.
Projects may be dropped off in the Sheckler cafeteria on March 4 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. and on March 5 from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.
All projects must be in no later than 9 a.m. March 5.
School will be closed for students on March 4 for a teacher in service day.
Tomorrow the Mobile Dentist from St. Luke's Hospital will visit Catasauqua Middle School.
The CMS-PTF is holding a spring fundraiser until March 6. Items to be purchased include Gertrude Hawk chocolates.
For additional information, contact PTF member Traci Reitz at 610-443-0216.
From March 12-14 CMS students in grades five through eight will take the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) test in writing.
Students should make sure they get a good night's rest and eat a nutritious breakfast during the testing period.
Central Catholic High School held a State of the Building presentation Feb. 3 in Rockne Hall.
Led by Principal Dennis Nemes, the presentation was composed of multiple speakers from the various Central Catholic office departments.
The presentation began with a representative from the Catholic School Development Program, an organization focused on bettering Central Catholic as a whole.
The organization's main goals were outlined, including developing the identity of CCHS, growing enrollment and increasing fundraising.
Thursday, Feb. 28: Elem.– Ham and cheese pretzelwich, french fries, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. M.S.– Popcorn chicken Catty bowl, mashed potatoes, corn, assorted fresh fruit, steamed corn, baby carrots, milk. H.S.– Popcorn chicken Catty bowl, mashed potatoes, corn, assorted fresh fruit, steamed corn, baby carrots, side salad, milk.
For anyone interested in attending the annual NIT Trip to New York City, it is scheduled for Thursday, April 4.
Permission slips should be picked up as soon as possible from Mr. Snyder in the guidance office.
Any Catasauqua High School student who is interested in auditioning for the music program at Indiana University of Pennsylvania can do so on Saturday, March 9, at the Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush in Philadelphia.
All potential music majors can obtain additional information in the CHS guidance office or by logging onto www.iup.edu/music.
A celebration of fairy tales and folk tales at Sheckler Elementary School is coming up soon. During Read Across America Week Feb. 24-March 1, a number of fun reading-related events are planned for students to enjoy.
The celebration kicks off Monday Feb. 25, with Read Aloud Day. Teachers will read a fairy tale or folk tale to their students.
Green Eggs and Ham will be on the menu for lunch in the cafeteria Tuesday, Feb. 26.
Students are encouraged to wear Cat in the Hat hats. Paper copies of the hat are available for students to color, cut out and wear.
Congratulations to Catasauqua High School student Kanyi Creppy who was one of 800 high school students who auditioned for and was selected as a Bass II to participate in the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association District 10 Chorus concert.
District 10 is made up of seven counties including Berks, Carbon, Lehigh, Monroe, Northampton, Pike and Schuykill counties. Performances were held on Feb. 8 and 9 at Berks Catholic High School in Reading.
Thursday, Feb. 21: Elem.–Roast turkey, mashed potatoes, fruit cocktail, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. M.S.–Corn dogs, cole slaw, assorted fresh fruit, french fries, baby carrots, milk. H.S.–Corn dogs, cole slaw, assorted fresh fruit, French fries, baby carrots, side salad, milk.
The Catasauqua High School Drama Club will present Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II's "The King & I" Feb. 28 through March 3.
The story is based on the 1944 novel "Anna & The King of Siam" by Margaret Landon.
CHS teacher and Drama Club advisor Robert Fahringer said the high school production will cast a total of 44 students, from all three Catasauqua schools.
A program entitled "Strengthening Families" will meet 5-8:30 p.m. this evening at Catasauqua Middle School.
Familes are invited to attend this free seven-week program focused on helping families build strength and learn more about one another.
There will be a free weekly dinner available for the entire family and free child care available as well.
Those interested in finding out more about the program or attending should contact CMS counselor Amy Dymond-Jones at 610-264-4341 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.