In the spirit of the season, Sheckler Elementary School’s Home and School organization is hosting a donation drive that will benefit Lehigh Valley Children’s Hospital.
It’s hard to have a child in the hospital, especially during the holidays. Items collected will help assist families during a hospital stay.
Donations will be collected at Sheckler Elementary until Dec. 14. A list of suggested donations, along with the guidelines, can be found on the Home and School Facebook page for anyone who would like to donate and show support.
Catasauqua Area School District Board of Education held its Nov. 13 meeting at Lehigh Career and Technical Institute, Schnecksville.
The board mentioned discussions have been going well between Catasauqua Middle School Principal Melissa Inselmann and the CMS Parent-Teacher Forum regarding the dress code. Parents addressed the school board at the Aug. 14 meeting to share their concerns regarding inconsistencies and ambiguous wording they noted in the dress code. An updated, revised dress code is expected to be presented to the board in January.
Thursday, Nov. 29: Elem. — Whole-grain chicken and cheese quesadilla, assorted fresh fruit, refried beans, baby carrots, milk choice; M.S. — Whole-grain ham and cheese pretzelwich, Tater Tots, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk choice; H.S. — Whole-grain ham and cheese pretzelwich, green beans, side salad, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk choice
Fifth-grade students will go on a field trip Dec. 4 to Civic Theater, Allentown, to see a production of “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens.
Reminder: Catasauqua Middle School will be closed Dec. 3 for a teacher in-service day.
The CMS winter band concert is scheduled for 7-8 p.m. Dec. 12.
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Have a great week.
There will be no school for students in the Catasauqua Area School District Dec. 3. Teachers will have an in-service day.
There is still time to sign up to give a pint and participate in the Miller-Keystone Blood Center blood drive Dec. 4. Those who sign up to save a life will receive a T-shirt. You must be at least 16 years of age to donate.
Those interested in participating can sign up in the high school main office.
Orders and money are due Nov. 27 for the Otis Spunkmeyer cookie dough and Tervis tumbler fundraiser.
Orders will be delivered in time for Christmas.
Reminder: Schools will be closed Nov. 22-26 for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Regular classes resume Nov. 27.
Enjoy your holiday!
CMS will be closed Dec. 3 for a teacher in-service day.
Fifth-grade students will go on a field trip Dec. 4 to Civic Theater of Allentown to see a production of “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens.
Thursday, Nov. 22 through Monday, Nov. 26: Thanksgiving holiday. Schools are closed.
Tuesday, Nov. 27: Elem. — Whole-grain French toast sticks with syrup and sausage, assorted fresh fruit, Tater Tots, baby carrots, milk choice; M.S. — Chicken cheese steak on a whole-grain roll, assorted fresh fruit, green beans, baby carrots, side salad, milk choice; H.S. — Whole-grain Monte Cristo sandwich with syrup, assorted fresh fruit, hash brown stix, baby carrots, side salad, milk choice
Students at Sheckler Elementary School have made Christmas cards for our veterans. A representative from Catasauqua American Legion Post 215 will collect the cards, and members of the American Legion will then deliver them to veterans after the Thanksgiving holiday. The cards will be distributed to veterans who are in local hospitals, veterans hospitals and personal care facilities.