Students are reminded to turn their absentee notes to the high school main office as soon as possible. If a note is not received, your absence will be marked as unexcused or illegal.
Because it is the end of the marking period, it is your responsibility to submit your absentee note in a timely manner.
Kindergarten registration is just around the corner for the 2017-18 school year at Sheckler Elementary School.
It is time now for parents of eligible children to plan dental and doctor visits, if necessary, to obtain current forms to be completed. They are available in the registration packet that can be found on the Sheckler page at cattysd.org.
Registration will take place 9 a.m.-3 p.m. March 30-31. It is by appointment only. Call the office at 610-264-5601 to schedule.
Thursday, Jan. 19: Elem. – Whole-grain pierogies with tomato sauce, assorted fresh fruit, side salad, baby carrots, milk. M.S. – Chicken fries with 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.
Catasauqua Middle School is selling “Team Butter” T-shirts in support of sixth-grade CMS student Julian “Butter” Saleh.
Julian was recently diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma. For the next six months, he will undergo chemotherapy treatments at St. Christopher’s Children’s Hospital in Philadelphia.
The cost of the T-shirt is $20. All proceeds will go to the family to help offset costs that may accumulate during Julian’s treatments.
Before you read it here, could you have spelled the word ‘castellated?’
Catasauqua Middle School seventh-grade student Hannah Kurczeski successfully did so at this year’s CMS Skripps National Spelling Bee Jan. 10.
That was the winning word for Hannah at the annual competition.
Jeane Matthew Doria was this year’s runner-up.
“I was shocked,” Hannah said of winning. “I really didn’t expect it, but I was really happy. I couldn’t believe it was happening.”
Junior student volunteers are still needed to work the snack stand at home varsity basketball games for the month of January.
If you are able to work, see Mr. Gruver for the available remaining dates and times.
Spring is right around the corner! Spring sports sign-ups are now taking place in the high school athletic office. If you are interested in playing baseball, softball or in participating in track and field, sign up now.
The Catasauqua Area School District will be closed Jan. 16 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
There is much wisdom to be gleaned from the words of Mr. King.
If you have time, spend a few minutes researching his thoughts and views on society and the world.
The Catasauqua Middle School PTF group will hold its next meeting 7 p.m. Jan. 17 in the school library.
Those interested in joining should contract the school at 610-264-4341.
Jan. 18 marks the cycle 3 mid-marking period for fifth-, sixth- and eighth-grade students.
Thursday, Jan. 12: Elem. – Whole-grain ham and cheese pretzelwich, assorted fresh fruit, corn, baby carrots, milk. M.S. – Whole-grain ham and cheese pretzelwich, assorted fresh fruit, green beans, baby carrots, milk. H.S. – Whole-grain ham and cheese pretzelwich, assorted fresh fruit, tater tots, baby carrots, side salad, milk.
Catasauqua Middle School teachers, staff and students recently came together to support sixth-grade student Julian “Butter” Saleh, who was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma in November.
According to CMS teacher Vickie Mac- Laughlin, the sixth-grade team of teachers decided to come up with a way to raise money for Julian’s family.
The idea soon materialized into the school creating “Team Butter” shirts, which are currently on sale for $20.
Initially, the sale was only directed to CMS students, family members, teachers and staff. It’s now been opened to the community.