Catasauqua Press

Monday, October 15, 2018

Register now for fundraiser, run

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 by The Press in School


Catasauqua Area School District is hosting a Don8Zone Color Run fundraiser across all three schools.

Each school has a different code to register, so all profits go to that specific school.

There is also a community code, so anyone in the community can participate. Any profits from that would be split among the schools. The community link is

The deadline for online registration is Sept. 24. You can register the day of the event, but the fee must be paid in cash.

Sheckler News: Meet-the-teacher event is Sept. 13

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 by The Press in School

Meet-the-teacher night will be 6-8 p.m. tonight, Sept. 13, at Sheckler Elementary School. Parents will also be receiving information this evening about November parent/teacher conferences.


The Don8Zone fundraiser is underway at Sheckler. Students are raising money for their school, and while doing, so they can earn some fun prizes along the way with the more donation amounts they collect. Students who participate at a donation amount of $25 will receive a T-shirt to wear at the Color Run event being held Oct. 7.

Roughies Report: Senior photo will be taken Sept. 14

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 by The Press in School

The senior panorama photo is scheduled for Sept. 14 in the high school gymnasium.


Students in the Catasauqua Area School District will have an early dismissal Sept. 19. All high school students will be dismissed 12:50 p.m.


Late-bus transportation for after-school activities is now available, and the sign-up sheet is located in the high school’s main office.

The late bus arrives at the high school 3:55 p.m.


CMS News: PTF group to meet Sept. 18

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 by The Press in School

The CMS parent-teacher forum (PTF) meeting will be 7-8 p.m. Sept. 18.


There will be an early dismissal Sept. 19.

The middle school will be dismissed 12:20 p.m.


Mark your calendar for the CMS PTF Welcome Back dance, scheduled for 7-9 p.m. Sept. 28.


If you have any school news or updates for this column, email the information to, and I’ll be sure to include it in an upcoming column.

Have a great week.

Sheckler News: Rewards program will start Sept. 10

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 by The Press in School

A great way to help earn money for our school is through the A+ School Rewards, a fundraising program run by your local Giant store. Starting Sept. 10, you can register your bonus card to help Sheckler. Just visit, select savings and rewards and enter your bonus card number, as well as Sheckler’s school ID, which is 23399.

Every time you shop and use your bonus card, you will be helping to earn cash for your school. Last year, Sheckler received a check for nearly $2,000.