Catasauqua Press

Friday, August 18, 2017

Senior Danielle Pluchinsky is TPA award recipient

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 by STEPHANIE RAPHUN in School

Catasauqua High School senior Danielle Pluchinsky was chosen to receive the Travelers Protective Association of America’s Altruism Award on April 6 for her hard work and tireless contributions to the school’s staff and students.

Eric Snyder, a guidance counselor at Catasauqua High School, spoke on Pluchinsky’s behalf, saying she is an outstanding member of her senior class and a key contributor in many areas.

CMS News More PSSA testing scheduled at CMS

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 by The Press in School

Catasauqua Middle School students in fifth through eighth grades will sit for the PSSA (Pennsylvania System of School Assessment) today.

The school will award the PSSA perfect attendance award April 28 to those students with perfect attendance during PSSA testing.

Looking ahead, eighth-grade students will sit for the PSSA science tests May 3-4.

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The CMS annual book fair is scheduled for May 8-12 in the school library.

Be sure to drop by and check out the book selection.

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Roughies Report 2017 prom tickets are on sale now

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 by The Press in School

Tickets for the 2017 Catasauqua High School junior-senior prom are now on sale in Mr. Gruver’s room, B215. Tickets may be purchased before school, after school or during Mods 1 and 11. The cost of a ticket is $70 per person. This year’s prom will be held May 12. CHS students will be dismissed at 11 a.m. that day.

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Any freshman who is interested in signing up for any of the spirit day activities should see Miss LaBar to get your name on the list. Spirit day will be held May 11.

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CMS student moves to state competition

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in School

Carbon Lehigh Intermediate Unit held the third annual Math 24 Challenge March 24.

The game, created by Suntex International, is based on numbers, accuracy, mental math and speed. The goal is to find a solution resulting in the number 24, after carefully studying a card that includes a series of numbers.

Seventy-two students from Carbon and Lehigh counties competed for the chance to head to the state competition in June. Participating districts included Northern Lehigh, Parkland, Whitehall, Catasauqua, Northwestern, Jim Thorpe, Palmerton, East Penn and Allentown.

CMS News More PSSA tests coming April 25-27

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 by The Press in School

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.

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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.

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Sheckler News Students enjoy egg hunt at school

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 by The Press in 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.

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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.

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Pep rally motivates students

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in School

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.

Dylan Gino to head to California

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 by The Press in School

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).

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