Thursday, Feb. 7: Elem. — Whole-grain ham and cheese pretzelwich, assorted fresh fruit, baked beans, baby carrots, milk choice; M.S. — Whole-grain chicken and cheese quesadilla, assorted fresh fruit, green beans, Tater Tots, baby carrots, milk choice; H.S. — Whole-grain chicken and cheese quesadilla, assorted fresh fruit, refried beans, baby carrots, side salad, milk choice
Sheckler Elementary School students will be celebrating Valentine’s Day with classroom parties Feb. 14.
Schools will be closed Feb. 15 and 18 in honor of Presidents Day.
Regular scheduled classes will resume Feb. 19.
It is almost time for Read Across America/TV Turnoff Week at Sheckler Elementary. There are many events planned for students, as well as ones for families to take part in and enjoy together.
Seniors Hailey Baez and Devon Troxell were recently honored, along with the other Lehigh Valley schools’ girls and boys nominees, at the Lehigh Valley Soccer Scholar Athlete annual awards banquet, which was held at Northampton Banquet & Event Center Jan. 27.
Hailey was a four-year letter winner in girls soccer and was named a captain during her junior and senior seasons.
The Souper Bowl of Caring food drive, which benefits the Catasauqua Community Cares Program and the Catasauqua Community Food Bank, has been extended until Feb. 8.
Thank you for all of the contributions so far.
Reminder: The CMS PTF valentine dance will be held 7-9 p.m. Feb. 8.
The middle school Parent Teacher Forum is selling fastnachts from Egypt Star Bakery. Choose from powdered, glazed, cream or jelly.
Orders are due Feb. 20 in the main office. Pickup will be March 4 at the school.
In honor of Read Across America, Sheckler Elementary School will be participating in a readathon for the month of February. Students are encouraged to read or be read to for at least 15 minutes each day — but you can always read more if you would like to. All types of reading count: books, magazines, comics and e-books are some examples.
Calendars were sent home with students to record the number of minutes read per day for the entire month. At the end of the month, parents are asked to add up the minutes their child read and return the signed calendar to school by March 1.
Thursday, Jan. 31: Elem. — Whole-grain grilled cheese sandwich, seasoned peas, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk choice; M.S., H.S. — Whole-grain ham and cheese sandwich, Tater Tots, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk choice (H.S. — side salad also)
Friday, Feb. 1: Elem. — Whole-grain pizza, steamed corn, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk choice; M.S. — Whole-grain buffalo chicken subs, steamed peas, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk choice; H.S. — Buffalo chicken subs on whole-grain roll, french fries, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk choice
The deadline is approaching for any female student who is interested in attending the 2019 Women in Science and Engineering Forum, which will be held 5:30-9 p.m. Feb. 12 at DeSales University.
Interested students should see Mrs. Roseman in the CHS guidance office for an application.
Reminder: Students in the Catasauqua Area School District will have an early dismissal Feb. 6.
Catasauqua High School students will be dismissed 12:50 p.m.
Guest readers are still needed to sign up to read for guest reader day at Sheckler Elementary School Feb. 20.
There will be an early dismissal Feb. 6.
Catasauqua Middle School will dismiss students 12:20 p.m.
Reminder: This is your last chance to take part in the Souper Bowl of Caring food drive. The event ends Feb. 1.
Students may contribute nonperishable food items. No glass will be accepted.
The homeroom that brings in the most items will win a pizza party.
The drive benefits the Catasauqua Community Cares Program and the Catasauqua Community Food Bank.
The CMS PTF valentine dance will be held 7-9 p.m. Feb. 8.