Thursday, Nov. 14: Elem. — Whole-grain macaroni and cheese, side salad, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. M.S., H.S. — Whole-grain ham and cheese pretzelwich, assorted fresh fruit, Tater Tots, baby carrots, milk. (H.S. — with side salad.)
Friday, Dec. 15: Elem. — Whole-grain Maxx sticks, green beans, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. M.S. — Sloppy Joe on a whole-grain bun, steamed peas, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. H.S. — Cheese steak on a whole-grain roll, potato wedges, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, side salad, milk.
As an FYI to all juniors, volunteers are needed to work the snack stand at home basketball games. Two students per shift (four students per day) are needed.
Please sign up in either Mr. Inman’s or Ms. Schmidt’s room.
Any senior majoring in communications or public relations at a two- or four-year college in the fall of 2018 should stop in the high school guidance office to see Mrs. Roseman for scholarship information.
No late-bus transportation will be available for students Dec. 19-20.
Catasauqua Area School District Board of Education met 7 p.m. Dec. 5 for a reorganization meeting before its regular meeting, which followed at 7:15 p.m.
Carol Cunningham, former vice president, was unanimously elected the board’s president. Duane Dietrich, former secretary, was elected vice president. Jason Bashaw was nominated as secretary to fill the spot vacated by Dietrich.
Catasauqua Middle School students will be dismissed early Dec. 21 — 11 a.m.
Reminder: If you haven’t yet picked up your child’s Yankee candle order, please do so before Dec. 21.
They can be picked up in the main office between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.
For the holiday season, all schools will be closed from Dec. 22 to Jan. 1, 2018. On Jan. 2, 2018, students will return for classes.
Enjoy the break!
On Jan. 16, 2018, there will be a parent-teacher forum 7 p.m. in the library.
Sheckler Elementary School’s fourth-grade students will take the stage 7 p.m. tonight, Dec. 14, for their Christmas program and band concert for families and friends to enjoy.
Sheckler students will be enjoying some holiday festivities Dec. 20. They will be celebrating with classroom parties as they wait for the arrival of a special visitor from the North Pole, who is coming to Sheckler to visit with them! Any ideas who this may be?
Catasauqua High School has announced the students who made the honor roll for the first quarter of the 2017-18 academic year.
Grade 12: Chloe Andreas, Brittany Applegate, Emma Bellesfield, Lucas Bloszinsky, Makenzie Bradley, Andrew Brett, Tyra Brown, Iasia Caraballo, Seth Chase, Dede Creppy, Shane Dolon, Madison Emery, Britney Fandl, Hannah Greenberg, Kaitlyn Hoagland, Jack Manogue, Connor McCully, Megan Nyce, Mitchell Phillips, Gwenivere Polles, Alexia Reichl, Steven Ritter, Maria Rosario, Sage Shelly, Jada Yanek, Madison Zangl, Kyle Zimpfer
Every year, Catasauqua High School holds its explosive Turkey Day pep rally the day before its big Thanksgiving Day football game against the Northampton Area High School Konkrete Kids.
This year’s pep rally was no different from those in the past, filled with spirited band music, the Rough Riders’ football senior team captains speaking about their time playing for CHS, cheerleaders motivating the team, the Powder Puff cheerleaders engaging in a performance, the announcing of the Turkey Day legs and baby bonfire winners and the crowning of the Turkey Day king and queen.
Thursday, Dec. 7: Elem. — Pierogies with tomato sauce, side salad, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. M.S. — Chicken fryz with a whole-grain pretzel rod, Tater Tots, baked beans, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. H.S. — Whole-grain nachos grande with lettuce and tomato, assorted fresh fruit, refried beans, baby carrots, side salad, milk
The recipient of Catasauqua High School’s Golden Apron Artist Award has been announced. Congratulations to Brittney Applegate for earning the award.
Reminder: The combined Fellowship of Christian Athletes and the National Honor Society coat drive ends today, Dec. 7. More donations are needed. Please consider dropping off new or gently used coats, hats or gloves in Mr. Bastidas’ room, C224, or Mrs. Schmitt’s room, C219.
To support families arriving from Puerto Rico and coordinate services they may need to access, Lehigh Carbon Community College will host a Support for Families from Puerto Rico event 5-7 p.m. Dec. 14 at the college’s Donley Center, 718 West Hamilton St., Allentown.
Information will be available not only for families, but also community members who need to make referrals to agencies in support of the Puerto Rican families who are relocating, including educators, health care workers, nonprofit agencies, etc.