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Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in School

State of the Building event presents CCHS programs, initiatives, missions

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.

Rougies Report

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by LINDA ROTHROCK Special to The Press in School

Time to get a seat on the bus

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


Sheckler News

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by LORI RICE Special to The Press in School

It's story time at Sheckler

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.

Roughies Report

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by LINDA ROTHROCK Special to The Press in School

Kanyi Creppy performs with PMEA District 10 Chorus

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.


CHS Drama Club to present 'The King & I'

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by MARK RECCEK in School

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.

CMS News

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by MARK RECCEK in School

Family program begins tonight

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