Catasauqua Press

Friday, February 23, 2018

Middle school: Students dismissed early Feb. 7

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 by The Press in School

Students have an early dismissal Feb. 7. Catasauqua Middle School will be dismissed 12:35 p.m.

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The parent-teacher forum will be hosting a dance for students 7-9 p.m. Feb. 9 in the gymnasium.

Tickets are $5 or 25 Starsbucks and will be sold during lunches beginning Feb. 6. Tickets may also be purchased at the door the night of the dance.

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Report cards were issued Jan. 30.

If you haven’t signed and returned your child’s report card envelope, please send it back to school with your child.

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Catasauqua lunch menus

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 by The Press in School

Thursday, Feb. 1: Elem., M.S., H.S. — Whole-grain grilled cheese sandwich, Tater Tots, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. H.S. — side salad also.

Friday, Feb. 2: Elem. — Whole-grain pizza, steamed corn, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. M.S. — Whole-grain buffalo subs, steamed peas, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. H.S. — Buffalo sub on a whole-grain roll, french fries, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, side salad, milk.

High school: Guest readers are needed at Sheckler

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 by The Press in School

Any senior student athlete who is interested in reading to an elementary classroom for guest reader day at Sheckler Elementary School Feb. 21 should see Mrs. Nyce in the athletic office to sign up.

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The IronPigs will be holding a job fair Feb. 24 at Coca-Cola Park beginning 10 a.m. The franchise is seeking game-day employees for its upcoming season in the following areas: food and beverage vendors, concession stand attendants, prep cooks, line cooks, dishwashers and housekeeping staff.

Elementary school: Home and School meeting changed

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 by The Press in School

The Sheckler Home and School meeting scheduled for Feb. 7 has been changed to a new date. The meeting will now be held 6:30 p.m. Jan. 31 in the school’s library.

All parents are invited and encouraged to attend.

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Reminder: The Sheckler Shack will be open for business Jan. 30-Feb. 2.

Fourth-grade, Jan. 30

Third grade, Jan. 31

Second grade, Feb. 1

First grade, Feb. 2

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Middle school: End of marking period is Jan. 23

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in School

The end of the second marking period is Jan. 23.

Report cards will be issued Jan. 29.

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Looking ahead to February, mark your calendars for the Valentine’s Day dance, held 7-9 p.m. Feb. 9 in the gymnasium.

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Reminder: In the event of inclement weather, parents should tune in to the radio ortelevision or check the district website, cattysd.org, for any late starts, early dismissals or school closings.

Please do not call the schools.

High school: NYC trip planned for March 29

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in School

Any Varsity “C” Club members and other students who are interested in going to New York City and the NIT men’s basketball tournament March 29 should see Mr. Snyder in the guidance office.

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Any junior or senior student who is interested in being a teacher assistant during the second semester should pick up an application in the high school guidance office as soon as possible.

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Elementary school: Marking period ends Jan. 23

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in School

The school year just seems to be flying by!

Jan. 23 is the end of the second marking period.

That means report cards will be right around the corner.

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On Jan. 9, fourth-grade students went on a field trip to attend a concert performed by the Bach Choir as part of their music class with Mr. Anchorstar.

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The Sheckler Shack will be open for business Jan. 30-Feb. 2 for students to make purchases on their given day to shop.

Fourth grade will visit the Sheckler Shack Jan. 30.

Third-grade students will visit Jan. 31.

High school: No school Jan. 15 for holiday

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by The Press in School

Schools in the Catasauqua Area School District will be closed Jan. 15 in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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There will be an introductory meeting for any student interested in participating in the emerging health care and engineering program through Lehigh Carbon Community College, Lehigh Career Technical Institute and Penn State in the Catasauqua High School guidance office sometime during this month. Any student who is interested in doing this their senior year should plan to attend this meeting.