Catasauqua Press

Monday, June 18, 2018

Elementary school: Wildlands trip set for May 18

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 by The Press in School

First-grade students at Sheckler Elementary will be going on a field trip tomorrow, May 18, to Wildlands Conservancy and its fish hatchery. This trip ties in with their science studies.

Students should dress accordingly and be sure to wear sneakers.

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Catasauqua Middle School guidance counselors will visit Sheckler Elementary School May 21 to meet with fourth-grade students to discuss what to expect at CMS and answer questions about their upcoming journey into CMS in August.

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Middle school: Staff to visit fourth-graders

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 by The Press in School

Catasauqua Middle School guidance counselors will visit with fourth-graders at Sheckler Elementary School May 21 to help assist with the transition to fifth grade.

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The seventh-grade field trip to New York City is May 23.

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Fifth-grade students will have their field day May 24.

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The sixth-grade fiesta is set for May 25.

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Schools will be closed May 28 for the Memorial Day holiday.

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Middle school: Achievement night is May 10

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 by The Press in School

CMS achievement night will be 7-8 p.m. tonight, May 10.

Parents who have not picked up their Yankee Candle order yet may stop by the office on achievement night.

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Some of the eighth-grade students will be participating in physics day at Dorney Park tomorrow, May 11.

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The CMS parent-teacher forum will meet 7 p.m. May 15 in the library.

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The algebra I Keystone exams will be May 15 and 16.

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The CMS spring chorus concert will be May 16 in the auditorium.

High school: Color Guard takes home third place

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 by The Press in School

Congratulations to the members of the Catasauqua High School Indoor Color Guard for placing third at the Tournament of Bands Indoor Association Regional Championships!

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CHS senior Jack Manogue was recently honored at the 2017-18 District XI Wrestling Coaches Association Scholar Athlete and Hall of Fame banquet April 29.

Jack plans to further his education by attending Drexel University to major in mechanical engineering.

Congratulations, Jack, on your accomplishment!

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Elementary school: 23,386 Box Tops have been collected!

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 by The Press in School

Box Tops have been tallied for the final collection of the school year. Amounts collected from November to May, as per grade level, are as follows: kindergarten with 1,387; first grade with 2,746; second grade with 2,421; third grade with 2,618; and fourth grade with 2,982.

Way to go, Sheckler Elementary School students!

A total of 23,386 Box Tops have been collected from August 2017 to May 2018, and, together, Sheckler has turned that trash into $2,338.60 in cash for our school.

Catasauqua lunch menus

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 by The Press in School

Thursday, May 10: Elem. — Whole-grain macaroni and cheese, assorted fresh fruit, side salad, baby carrots, milk. M.S. — Whole-grain ham and cheese pretzelwich, assorted fresh fruit, Tater Tots, baby carrots, milk. H.S. — Same menu as M.S., plus side salad.

Friday, May 11: Elem. — Whole-grain maxx stix with tomato sauce, peas, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. M.S. — Cheesesteak on whole-grain roll, steamed peas, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. H.S. Cheesesteak on whole-grain roll, potato wedges, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, side salad, milk.

Catasauqua Middle School honor roll

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 by The Press in School

The following Catasauqua Middle School students achieved honor roll status for the third marking period of the 2017-18 academic year.

PRINCIPAL’S AWARD

Grade 8: Emily Abbott, Lucy Brubaker, Valerie Davidheiser, Sydney Gebhardt, Madison Harth, Taylor Hicks, Hannah Kurczeski, Dominic Melendez, Chloe Moyer, Ashley Ritter, Juliza Rodriquez, Haylie Toth, Haleigh Toto

Grade 7: Olivia Burnett, Julia Dolon, Gavin Fehr, Mason Forstoffer, Cheyenne Gioielli, Kenneth Ramos, Conor Sandt, Michael Schwab, Johan Shiju, Luis Silva, Christopher Smell, Cora Soltis, Peyton Taniser