Catasauqua Press

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Middle school: Spirit week is coming to CMS

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 by The Press in School

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.

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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.

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High school: Game tickets are on sale

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 by The Press in School

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.

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Elementary school: Conferences are planned

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 by The Press in School

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.

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High school: Students, parents invited to open houses

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 by The Press in School

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.

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Elementary school: Winners announced for pumpkin contest

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 by The Press in School

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

Middle school: Dance is planned

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 by The Press in School

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!

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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.

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In looking ahead, the CMS PTF meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Nov. 21 in the school library.

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The CMS PTF conducted a pumpkin roll fundraiser made by Cupcakes & s’MORE.

For those who ordered, delivery is set for Nov. 21.

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Elementary school: Fall is celebrated

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 by The Press in School

Sheckler Elementary fourth-grade students recently celebrated fall with a fun-filled day of activities and games, including a scavenger hunt and smores-making.

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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.

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Sheckler’s picture retake day will be Nov. 10.