Catasauqua Press

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Roughies Report Reminder: Submit your absentee notes

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 by The Press in School

Catasauqua High School students are reminded to turn in their absentee notes to the main office as soon as possible. Because it is the end of the marking period, it is your responsibility to submit your absentee note. If a note is not received, your absence will be marked as unexcused/illegal.

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Employment opportunities are available for any 10th-, 11th- or 12th-grade student interested in working at the Catasauqua pool this summer. If interested, contact Missy Brown at the Catasauqua YMCA by calling 610-264-5221.

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Sheckler News Field trip is planned for fourth-graders

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 by The Press in School

Sheckler Elementary School students in fourth grade will be going to see the Bach Choir of Bethlehem perform April 11. Founded in 1898, it is the oldest Bach Choir in the United States.

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Students will have an early dismissal April 12. Students in grades 1-4 will be dismissed 1:30 p.m. Kindergarten students will be on a modified schedule, with morning students meeting 8:50-10:30 a.m., and afternoon students meeting 11:40 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

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School will be closed for spring break April 13-17. Classes will resume April 18.

CMS News It’s time for the CMS spring dance

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 by The Press in School

The Catasauqua Middle School Parent-Teacher Forum spring dance will be held 7-9 p.m. tomorrow in the gymnasium.

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The CMS-PTF group will meet 7 p.m. April 18 in the library.

Those interested in joining the group should contact the school at 610-264-4341 for information.

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The Catasauqua Area School Board will hold its next meeting 7 p.m. April 11 in the district administration office board room, 201 N. 14th St.

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CMS News PSSA spirit week continues at CMS

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 by The Press in School

Catasauqua Middle School students will continue to participate in PSSA (Pennsylvania System of School Assessment) spirit week activities today and tomorrow.

Today is number day. On this day, participating students will wear clothing with a number displayed, to reflect the math PSSAs.

Friday is grade-level colors day. Fifth-grade students will wear black; sixth-graders wear purple; seventh-graders wear blue; and eighth-grade students wear red.

The week will conclude tomorrow with a PSSA pep rally, held in the morning in the school gymnasium.

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Sheckler News Language arts testing begins soon

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 by The Press in School

Students in third and fourth grades will soon begin PSSA Testing for language arts. Students should get a good night’s rest and eat a healthy breakfast, especially during testing days, and avoid being tardy, absent or scheduling appointments during testing days.

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Sheckler Home and School Association will hold a monthly meeting 6:30 p.m. April 5. All parents are invited and encouraged to attend. Nominations for the upcoming school year’s board positions will be held at this meeting.