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Thursday, October 11, 2012 by LORI RICE Special to The Press in School

Smile, today is picture day!

Today is picture day at Sheckler. Students should bring their smiles along with them to school.


Volunteer firefighters from the Catasauqua Fire Department will visit the elementary school tomorrow for Fire Prevention Day.

Firefighters will teach students the importance of fire safety.


Don't forget to come out and enjoy the Catasauqua Halloween parade, scheduled for Oct. 17 at 7 p.m.

The rain date for the parade is Oct. 24.


Roughies Report

Thursday, October 11, 2012 by LINDA ROTHROCK Special to The Press in School

Marching band wins first place in two competitions

Congratulations to the Rough Rider marching band, which recently brought home two first-place trophies from band competitions.

The group scored 77.35 at the Wilson band competition in Reading held Sept. 29 and 85.75 at the Daniel Boone competition at Exeter Middle School Oct. 6. Way to go, guys!


If you haven't purchased your brown and white Rough Rider T-shirt yet, new long- and short-sleeved football shirts have arrived and they are on sale in the school's athletic office.


Viking Voices

Thursday, October 11, 2012 by MICHAEL RODGERS Special to The Press in School

CCHS to continue Central City project

CCHS faculty and students have once again come together to continue the Central City Project.

An organization started two years ago by John Gribowhich, the Central City Project serves to aid Central Catholic students in developing a stronger connection to the surrounding community through multiple events and service. The project is now headed by Patrick Markham and Anthony Clifford, members of the theology and English departments at CCHS, respectively.

Rougies Report

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by LINDA ROTHROCK Special to The Press in School

Next PSAT testing is slated for Oct. 12

The PSAT test will be administered in the Catasauqua High School cafeteria on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 8 to 11 a.m. The deadline to register is noon on Friday, Oct. 12.

This test is for any junior who is planning to attend a four-year college. Sophomores may take this test for practice only but will be required to take it again as a junior.


Sheckler News

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by LORI RICE Special to The Press in School

Firefighters to visit school Oct. 11

Volunteers from the Catasauqua Fire Department will be visiting Sheckler Elementary School on Friday, Oct. 12, for Fire Prevention Day. Throughout the day firefighters will hold grade-level assemblies for students to learn about safety and see demonstrations about what to do in a fire situation. They will see firefighting gear that protects the firefighters as they put out a fire and will tour a fire truck.


Smile, Sheckler picture day is Oct. 11. A picture envelope with selection of purchase and payment must be brought to schol on picture day.


New guidance staff comes to CMS

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in School

Catasauqua Middle School welcomes two new faculty members to its guidance department.

Amy Dymond-Jones, who has been at CMS for seven years, will head the Olweu Bullying Prevention Program and will serve as the assigned counselor for all grade levels this academic year.

When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends and being outdoors.

Amy Miller has returned this year after spending time at the middle school last spring. This semester Miller will serve as a guidance intern.


Thursday, September 27, 2012 by The Press in School

Catasauqua High School cheerleaders covered their uniform tops with white shirts to support a "whiteout" at a recent Friday night football game against Palisades High School. From left are Ali Hammel, Hailee Avate, Jordan Dardas, Paige Kogelman, Alyssa Silva and Alli Gillette. A "brown-out" is planned for Friday's home game against Saucon Valley High School. Support the undefeated Rough Riders team by wearing brown shirts, available, if needed, for purchase at the CHS athletic office or at the game.

Pictures today

Thursday, September 27, 2012 by MARK RECCEK in School

Today is picture day for Catasauqua Middle School students. Be sure to dress your best and smile wide for the camera!


The school year seems to be rolling along as Friday is mid-marking period for teachers and students.


The middle school will hold its first PTF movie night Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. Students are invited to bring their family along to attend the evening's showing. Stay tuned for further details on this event.