Catasauqua Press

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Roughies Report: College representatives will visit Catasauqua High School

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 by The Press in School

Representatives from Kutztown University will be visiting Catasauqua High School Oct. 31 to speak with interested juniors and seniors. Representatives from Muhlenberg College will be at the school Nov. 1, and DeSales University representatives will be visiting Nov. 2.

Please visit the high school guidance office for more specific information and to sign up. You must bring a pass from your teacher to attend.

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CHS students will have an early dismissal — 12:50 p.m. — Oct. 31.

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Sheckler News: Pumpkin picking a success

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 by The Press in School

Kindergarten students got to go outside and visit the “great pumpkin patch” at Sheckler Elementary School to select their own pumpkin Oct. 19. A big thank you to Home and School for providing the pumpkins.

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Also, thank you to Catasauqua High School students who came to read to Sheckler Elementary students during guest reader day Oct. 19.

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Sheckler students will be marching in their annual Halloween parade Oct. 26, starting 1:30 p.m. Students will be celebrating with classroom parties when they return back to the school.

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Sheckler a Title 1 top-performing school

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by SAMANTHA ANDERSON in School

During the Catasauqua Area School District Board of Education meeting Oct. 9, Dr. Christina Lutz-Doemling, director of curriculum and assessment, announced Sheckler Elementary School was named a Title 1 Distinguished School from the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

Title 1 is a federally funded supplemental education program that provides financial assistance to local educational agencies to improve learning opportunities among students. Each year, the Division of Federal Programs honors the top-performing Title 1 schools in Pennsylvania.

Sheckler News: Thank you, firefighters, for visiting Sheckler

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by The Press in School

A big thank you to all the volunteer firefighters from the Catasauqua and North Catasauqua fire departments who took time from their schedules Oct. 12 to spend time with students at Sheckler Elementary School. Firefighters provided insight on Fire Prevention Day about what it’s like to be a firefighter.

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The Scholastic book fair will be going on from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 18 in Sheckler Elementary’s cafeteria for families to come shop and make purchases together.

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Roughies Report: Pick up your book for guest reader day

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by The Press in School

Any senior who signed up to read for guest reader day at Sheckler Elementary School should pick up his or her classroom’s book in the high school athletic office as soon as possible.

The special day at Sheckler Elementary is scheduled for tomorrow, Oct. 19.

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Representatives from Cedar Crest College will be visiting Catasauqua High School Oct. 26 to speak with interested juniors and seniors.

Representatives from Kutztown University will be visiting the high school Oct. 31.

CMS News: Sign up now for winter sports

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by The Press in School

Winter sports sign-ups are happening now in the main office.

Students in seventh grade can choose basketball or wrestling. Eighth-grade students can choose basketball, wrestling or indoor guard.

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Picture retake day is scheduled for tomorrow, Oct. 19.

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

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Catasauqua lunch menus

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by The Press in School

Thursday, Oct. 18: Elem. — Whole-grain chicken and cheese quesadilla, assorted fresh fruit, refried 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

Catasauqua lunch menus

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by The Press in School

Thursday, Oct. 11: Elem. — Whole-grain grilled cheese sandwich, Tater Tots, assorted fresh fruit, green beans, baby carrots, milk choice; M.S., H.S. — Whole-grain grilled cheese sandwich, Tater Tots, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, side salad, milk choice

Friday, Oct. 12: Elem. — Whole-grain pizza, steamed corn, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk choice; M.S. — Whole-grain buffalo chicken sub, steamed peas, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk choice; H.S. — Whole-grain buffalo chicken sub, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, french fries, side salad, milk choice