Catasauqua Press

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Roughies Report: Winter sports paperwork due

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 by The Press in School

All winter sports paperwork should be returned to the Catasauqua High School athletic office as soon as possible. Students will not be allowed to obtain a physical unless the necessary paperwork has been returned to the athletic office.

The first official day of the winter sports season is Nov. 16.

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Catasauqua High School Drama Club will present “The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge” — a twist to “A Christmas Carol” — 7 p.m. Nov. 16 and 17 and 2 p.m. Nov. 18 in the auditorium of CHS, 2500 W. Bullshead Road, Northampton.

Sheckler News: Field trip planned

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 by The Press in School

On Nov. 9, Sheckler Elementary School fourth-grade students will be taking a trip to Da Vinci Science Center.

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The annual Thanksgiving dinner, dress-up day and food drive will take place Nov. 15 at Sheckler Elementary. All guests are asked to report to the gymnasium to wait for their child, then enter the cafeteria from there.

Any donations brought in for the food drive will be collected on the stage during the dinner.

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CMS News: Report card envelope is due

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 by The Press in School

Report cards have gone home with Catasauqua Middle School students. The signed envelope should be returned to your child’s homeroom teacher by Nov. 9.

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Sixth-grade students will take a field trip Nov. 13 to the Youth and Prejudice conference at Muhlenberg College.

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Make sure to celebrate World Kindness Day Nov. 13.

Students and families are encouraged to do random acts of kindness and are reminded to be more mindful of others.

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There will be an early dismissal Nov. 14 and 15. Students will be dismissed 12:20 p.m. both days.

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CMS News: Wear school colors Nov. 2 at the middle school

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 by The Press in School

Join Catasauqua Middle School in spreading the word — keep Catasauqua drug free.

Students are encouraged to wear brown and white Nov. 2 to support the message.

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Reports cards will be issued Nov. 6.

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Sixth-grade students will take a field trip Nov. 13 to the Youth and Prejudice conference at Muhlenberg College.

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There will be an early dismissal Nov. 14 and 15. Students will be dismissed 12:20 p.m. both days.

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Roughies Report: Craft fair is planned

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 by The Press in School

On Nov. 3, the Catasauqua Area School District’s music department will hold a fall craft fair, featuring handmade items, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the gym of Catasauqua High School.

Refreshments are sponsored by Catasauqua music arts booster association.

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Paperwork is now due from any athlete participating in winter sports for the 2018-19 school year. Paperwork should be handed into the high school athletic office.

Winter sports physicals, which are free, will be taking place Nov. 6 after school.

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Sheckler News: Congratulations to these Sheckler Elementary School students

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 by The Press in School

Judging for the pumpkin decorating contest at Sheckler Elementary School took place Oct. 25. Listed are the winners of the following pumpkin categories.

Most unusual: Braylon Fontanez and Zachariah Mercado

Best classroom theme: Mrs. Gallo’s class and Ms. Kostura’s class

Best cartoon/movie character theme: Emma Santee and Steel Martell

Scariest: Layla Zimmerman and Cody Roth

Funniest: Jameson Reynolds and Alexander Herring

Most colorful: Javien Moreno and Cole Hoffman

Best animal theme: Tatum Ullom and Lilly Smith

CMS News: CMS has early dismissal Oct. 31

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 by The Press in School

There will be early dismissal Oct. 31. Catasauqua Middle School students will be dismissed 12:20 p.m.

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Don’t forget to dress up Oct. 31!

Students and staff are encouraged to create a wild or unique hair design and put together a crazy, but appropriate, outfit for school — such as wearing clothing inside out or backward. Hairstyles should be temporary and completed at home. Students can also wear Halloween costumes and makeup.

All costumes must abide by the dress code and cannot include a mask, studded spikes or a lookalike weapon.

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