Catasauqua Press

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Middle school: Students to hear about healthy lifestyle habits

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 by The Press in School

The Weller Health Education Center will provide a presentation to Catasauqua Middle School seventh-grade students Sept. 26 during the day.

The presentation will cover topics such as the development of lifelong healthy habits to prevent chronic disease, reduce violence and improve the overall health, safety and wellbeing of students and their families.


The CMS-PTF welcome back dance will be held 7-9 p.m. Sept. 29 in the school gymnasium.

Come on out, dressed in your best, to meet and mingle with your friends, on and off the dance floor.


High school: Yearbooks are on sale now

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 by The Press in School

There’s no school like your school. Your yearbook is a collection of stories and celebrates a year full of friends, events and shared experiences. It’s a place where your friends can jot down memories. It’s a one-of-a-kind publication. Orders are now being accepted for the 2017-18 Catasauqua High School yearbook. The price of the yearbook is $54.30 but can be purchased at a 15-percent discount through Sept. 30. Online orders can be placed at, using the passcode 1014897769762184. Don’t delay; purchase your yearbook today!


Catasauqua lunch menus

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 by The Press in School

Thursday, Sept. 21: Elem. — Whole-grain ham and cheese pretzelwich, assorted fresh fruit, steamed 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.

Friday, Sept. 22: Elem. — Whole-grain pizza, steamed broccoli, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. M.S., H.S. — Pulled pork barbecue sandwich on a bun, assorted fresh fruit, steamed green beans, baby carrots, side salad, milk.

High school: Details available for students’ 2019 trip to Europe

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 by The Press in School

Are you interested in learning about the culture and language of foreign countries? Do you have an interest in history? Do you like food? If so, there are still open enrollment opportunities available with a $200 discount for the 2019 trip to Germany, France and Spain.

If you are interested in the trip or would like additional information, talk to Ms. Estrada or Mrs. Sziy.

Any senior who will be driving back and forth from school is reminded to stop by the high school’s main office to pick up a parking permit.


Middle school: Middle school will hold meet the teacher night Sept. 14

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 by The Press in School

Catasauqua Middle School meet the teacher night will be held 7-8:30 p.m. Sept. 14 at the school.

This is an excellent opportunity for parents and guardians to meet their children’s teachers and become more familiar with the school and its programs.


The CMS Parent Teacher Forum will hold its first meeting of the year 7 p.m. Sept. 19 in the library.

The PTF group meets monthly to discuss the planning of student events and activities.

For more information on the PTF group, contact the school at 610-264-4341.


Two students serve as board representatives

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 by MARK RECCEK in School

Catasauqua High School seniors Hannah Matchette and Maria Rosario recently began serving as student representatives to the Catasauqua Area School Board.

Matchette and Rosario are attending monthly school board meetings and presenting updates to the board on CHS events and news. They will also provide input on board-related matters.

Both students said they expressed an interest in serving as student representatives. The students signed up through the CHS Student Council Club. When a vote was taken by the club, Matchette and Rosario were selected.

Elementary school: Home and School helps students

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 by The Press in School

The first Sheckler Home and School meeting of the new school year was held Sept. 6.

The organization meets once a month. All parents are invited and encouraged to attend.

Sheckler Home and School is a wonderful organization to get involved in. Throughout the school year, this group assists in planning fun events for students and organizes fundraising to benefit the school and the students.

It’s a way for parents to stay involved and help out as much as they would like throughout the year by volunteering some of their time or sharing their ideas.