Catasauqua Middle School students in fifth through eighth grades will sit for the PSSA (Pennsylvania System of School Assessment) math test April 25-27.
On April 28, the school will award PSSA perfect attendance awards to those students with perfect attendance during PSSA testing.
Eighth-grade students will sit for the PSSA science test May 3-4.
A reminder, school events and happenings are regularly posted on the CMS website at cattysd.org/CMSweb.cfm?subpage=318635 or on the school’s Facebook page at facebook.com/Catasauqua-Middle-School.
Thanks to the Catasauqua High School students who came to Sheckler Elementary School April 11 and hosted an egg hunt for the students in kindergarten through second grades to enjoy.
Sheckler students in third and fourth grades will have PSSA testing in math April 24-28. Students should get a good night’s rest and eat a healthy breakfast, especially during testing days, as they should also every day, and should try to avoid being tardy or absent. Appointments should not be scheduled during testing days.
Thursday, April 20: Elem. — Soft shell tacos with lettuce and tomatoes, assorted fresh fruit, refried beans, baby carrots, milk. M.S. — Whole-grain chicken and cheese quesadilla, assorted fresh fruit, green beans and Tater Tots, baby carrots, milk. H.S. — Whole-grain chicken and cheese quesadilla, assorted fresh fruit, refried beans, side salad, milk.
During the Catasauqua Middle School PSSA (Pennsylvania System of School Assessment) Spirit Week held March 27-31, students had the opportunity to earn entries into a raffle that was to be held at the pep rally on Friday.
The purpose of the pep rally and spirit week activities was to help motivate the students and get them excited for the PSSA testing, which began the following week.
Each grade level was given one question daily. Students who answered the question correctly earned a raffle ticket.
Catasauqua High School 10th-grade student Dylan Gino will attend a national Distributive Education Clubs of America convention in Anaheim Calif., April 26-29, where he will receive training along with other DECA student leaders from across the United States.
A marketing student at LCTI, he was recently elected to serve on the DECA State Executive Council for the Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA).
Thursday, April 13:Holiday. Schools closed.
Friday, April 14:Holiday. Schools closed.
Monday, April 17:Holiday. Schools closed.
Tuesday, April 18:Elem. — Chicken fingers with whole-grain pretzel rod, assorted fresh fruit, steamed broccoli, baby carrots, milk. M.S. — Whole-grain French toast sticks with syrup and sausage, assorted fresh fruit, side salad, baby carrots, milk. H.S. — Whole-grain French toast sticks with syrup and sausage, assorted fresh fruit, hash browns, baby carrots, side salad, milk.
Catasauqua Area School District schools and offices will be closed through Monday in observance of the Easter holiday.
Enjoy your vacation.
The CMS-PTF group will hold its next meeting 7 p.m. April 18 in the school library.
Those interesting in becoming a member should contact the school at 610-264-4341.
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Sheckler Elementary School students who maintained positive behavior for the month of March were rewarded with a game day activity April 7. This reward is part of the school’s Think First program.
School will be closed for spring break through April 17. Classes will resume April 18.
Orders are now being taken for the 2016-17 Sheckler yearbooks. If you are interested in purchasing a yearbook, all orders, along with payments, are due May 5.
Thursday, April 6:Elem. — Whole-grain macaroni and cheese, assorted fresh fruit, side salad, baby carrots, milk. M.S. — Whole-grain ham and cheese pretzelwich, assorted fresh fruit, Tater Tots, baby carrots, milk. H.S. — Whole-grain ham and cheese pretzelwich, assorted fresh fruit, Tater Tots, baby carrots, side salad, milk.