Catasauqua Press

Sunday, March 24, 2019

McNeill announces grants for computer science programs

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 by The Press in School

Funding for CASD

State Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-133rd, recently announced Catasauqua Area School District and Salisbury Township School District are recipients of PA Smart Targeted grants.

CASD received $35,000 in funding for programs at Sheckler Elementary, Catasauqua Middle and Catasauqua High schools. Salisbury Township School District also received $35,000 in funding for programs at Salisbury Middle, Western Elementary and Harry S. Truman Elementary schools.

CMS News: Bring items for CMS food drive

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 by The Press in School

The Souper Bowl of Caring food drive continues until 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 Catasauqua Community Food Bank.

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Report cards will be issued Jan. 25.

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There will be an early dismissal Feb. 6. Catasauqua Middle School will dismiss students 12:20 p.m.

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Mark your calendar for the CMS PTF valentine dance, which will be held 7-9 p.m. Feb. 8.

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Roughies Report: Panoramic photos for seniors Jan. 30

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 by The Press in School

The senior panoramic photo is scheduled for 7:45 a.m. Jan. 30 in the high school gym. Any senior with a late arrival waiver is reminded to report to school by the regular start time of 7:40 a.m. and to sign in at the main office.

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Any female student who would be interested in attending the 2019 Women in Science and Engineering Forum at DeSales University 5:30-9 p.m. Feb. 12 should see Mrs. Roseman in the high school guidance office for an application.

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Sheckler News: Students can shop at Sheckler Shack

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 by The Press in School

The Sheckler Shack will be open for business starting next week.

Students can shop and make purchases on the following days:

Jan. 29 — fourth grade

Jan. 30 — third grade

Jan. 31 — second grade

Feb. 1 — first grade

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Fourth-grade students gathered together recently to discuss some basic information and get ideas on what kind of project or experiment they would like to display in the upcoming Sheckler Elementary School science fair, which will be held March 6.

CMS News: Marking period to end Friday for CMS students

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 by The Press in School

The end of the second marking period is Jan. 18.

Report cards will be issued Jan. 25.

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Schools will be closed Jan. 21 for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

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Don’t forget the Catasauqua Middle School Student Forum food drive runs until Feb. 1.

Students may contribute nonperishable food items to benefit the Catasauqua Community Cares Program and the Catasauqua Community Food Bank. No glass will be accepted.

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Sheckler News: No school Jan. 21 for Martin Luther King Jr. holiday

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 by The Press in School

Schools will be closed Jan. 21 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Classes will resume Jan. 22.

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Game day was held Jan. 11 for students who have kept positive behavior.

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The lost-and-found bin at Sheckler Elementary is growing quickly. Please have your child check there for any items they may have misplaced at school.

Catasauqua lunch menus

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 by The Press in School

Thursday, Jan. 17: Elem. — Whole-grain pierogies with meat sauce, assorted fresh fruit, green beans, baby carrots, milk choice; M.S. — Chicken fryz, whole-grain pretzel rod, Tater Tots, baked beans, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk choice; H.S. — Whole-grain nachos grande with lettuce and tomato, assorted fresh fruit, refried beans, baby carrots, side salad, milk choice

Roughies Report: CHS student Zach Bolzau qualifies for FBLA conference

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 by The Press in School

Congratulations to Catasauqua High School student Zach Bolzau, who is one of 16 Lehigh Career & Technical Institute students who qualified for the Pennsylvania Future Business Leaders of America 2019 State Leadership Conference, to be held in April in Hershey.

Bolzau earned his trip by placing second in the web design/web programming team event during the Region 28 Leadership Contest, which was held Dec. 14, 2018, at Lehigh Carbon Community College.

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