Thursday, Nov. 16: Elem. — Turkey with gravy, whole-grain dinner roll, corn, mashed potatoes, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. M.S. — Whole-grain grilled cheese sandwich, Tater Tots, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. H.S. — Whole-grain grilled cheese sandwich, Tater Tots, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, side salad, milk.
Spirit week for students is set for Nov. 20-22.
Nov. 20 is pajama and slipper day. Students are permitted to wear comfortable pajamas and slippers on this day.
Nov. 21 is sports day, allowing students to wear their favorite sports team apparel.
Nov. 22 is Catty day, encouraging students to wear brown and white.
Reminder: Catasauqua Middle School students will be dismissed 12:35 p.m. today, Nov. 16.
Parent-teacher conferences will be held at the school 6-8:30 p.m. tonight as well.
Tickets for the Thanksgiving Day football game between Catasauqua and Northampton can be purchased in the Catasauqua High School athletic office or at Hartzell’s Pharmacy in Catasauqua. Tickets are on sale daily from 8:15 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
The last day to purchase tickets is Nov. 21. Advance tickets are $6.00 for adults and $3.00 for students and seniors citizens. All tickets sold at the game will be $7.00. All tickets sold in advance and at the game are general admission.
The game will be held 10 a.m. on the Lou Wolf Field at Al Erdosy Stadium, Northampton.
Parent-teacher conferences will take place at Sheckler Nov. 17 (tomorrow), 20 and 21 for grades kindergarten through fourth grade. Students in grades 1-4 will be dismissed noon on these given days, and kindergarten will be on modified schedule.
Nov. 22 will be a noon dismissal for students in grades 1-4. Morning kindergarten students will be on their regular schedule this day, and there will be no afternoon kindergarten.
Please note: No lunches will be served on any of the early-dismissal days listed above.
Arcadia University is hosting a fall undergraduate open house for prospective students and their families Nov. 11 and again Dec. 3. Registration begins 8:45 a.m.
Students will have the opportunity to meet faculty to discuss academic programs and talk to current students about athletics, clubs and campus life. Campus tours will also be available.
To register, visit arcadia.edu/openhouse.
Judging for the pumpkin-decorating contest at Sheckler took place Oct. 26. Here are the winners in the following categories.
Funniest: Layla Zimmerman and Ava Baraket
Most Colorful: Tie — Natalie Cooper, Joseph Conway and Rylee Meisner
Best Animal Theme: Ruby Moore and Alescia Lewis
Prettiest: Brennah Coulter and Aviana Snyder
Most Unusual: Jackson Resto and Elizabeth McIlhaney
Best Classroom Theme: Tie — Mrs. Conner and Ms. Devin’s class and Ms. Kostura’s class
Thursday, Nov. 9: Elem. — Whole-grain macaroni and cheese, side salad, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. M.S. — Whole-grain ham and cheese pretzelwich, assorted fresh fruit, Tater Tots, baby carrots, milk. H.S. — Whole-grain ham and cheese pretzelwich, assorted fresh fruit, Tater Tots, baby carrots, side salad, milk.
The middle school PTF spirit dance is set for 7-9 p.m. Nov. 17.
Come on out and dance the night away with friends!
Reminder: Catasauqua Middle School students will be dismissed early — 12:35 p.m. — Nov. 15 and 16.
Parent-teacher conferences will be held at the school 6-8:30 p.m. on both days.
In looking ahead, the CMS PTF meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Nov. 21 in the school library.
The CMS PTF conducted a pumpkin roll fundraiser made by Cupcakes & s’MORE.
For those who ordered, delivery is set for Nov. 21.
Sheckler Elementary fourth-grade students recently celebrated fall with a fun-filled day of activities and games, including a scavenger hunt and smores-making.
Students who sold 10 or more items in the Cherrydale fundraiser have received their ticket to attend the Mega Moola event that will take place beginning 6 p.m. Nov. 3 at Sheckler.
Students who sold 20 or more items will be enjoying a limo lunch cruise Nov. 8.
Sheckler’s picture retake day will be Nov. 10.