Congratulations to Dylan Gino for being nominated as a state officer for Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA). Dylan will serve as vice president and will be attending the international DECA conference in Atlanta, Ga., April 21-24.
Dylan is enrolled in the marketing/business program at Lehigh Career & Technical Institute.
The PTF “welcome spring” dance will be held 7-9 p.m. April 6 in the gymnasium.
PSSA testing will begin the week of April 9.
The end of the third marking period was April 4. Report cards will be sent home with students April 10.
Delivery for the Yankee Candle fundraiser is anticipated the week of May 7.
If you have any news or updates for this column, email the information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Have a great week!
Thanks to Catasauqua High School students who visited and hosted an egg hunt for the younger students at Sheckler.
PSSA testing will soon begin at Sheckler Elementary School for students in third and fourth grades. Language arts testing will take place April 9-13. Math testing will take place April 16-20.
Students should get a good night of rest and eat a healthy breakfast, especially during testing dates, as they should also do every day. Remember to try to avoid being tardy or absent or have any appointments made during testing days.
Thursday, April 5: Elem. — Whole-grain macaroni and cheese, assorted fresh fruit, side salad, baby carrots, milk. M.S. — Whole-grain ham and cheese pretzelwich, assorted fresh fruit, Tater Tots, baby carrots, milk. H.S. — Whole-grain ham and cheese pretzelwich, assorted fresh fruit, Tater Tots, baby carrots, side salad, milk.
All Catasauqua High School students are reminded to please power off your iPads from time to time, particularly when charging them. This practice is good for the iPad, and they tend to charge faster.
Schools in the Catasauqua Area School District will be closed for spring break March 29 to April 2.
A three-on-three basketball tournament will be held April 14 in the Catasauqua High School gymnasium. Teams are welcome to invite students from other schools.
The middle school bracket will start noon, and the high school bracket will follow.
Congratulations to Johan Shiju for finishing in the final four at the Scripps National Spelling Bee March 22. He competed against more than 100 students in the written round and 45 students in the live round.
The CMS community is proud of his accomplishment!
Schools will be closed March 29 and 30 and April 2 for spring break.
Students should be bringing home the Yankee Candle fundraiser information. This fundraiser will run through April 4.
Thursday, March 29: Schools closed. No meals served.
Friday, March 30: Schools closed. No meals served.
Monday, April 2: Schools closed. No meals served.
Tuesday, April 3: Elem. — Chicken nuggets with whole-grain pretzel rod, assorted fresh fruit, peas, baby carrots, milk. M.S. — Chicken cheesesteak, assorted fresh fruit, green beans, baby carrots, side salad, milk. H.S. — Cuban pork sandwich, fries, assorted fresh fruit, steamed corn, baby carrots, side salad, milk.
Schools will be closed for spring break from March 29 through April 2.
Home and School will hold its monthly meeting 6:30 p.m. April 4 in Sheckler Elementary School’s library. All parents are invited and encouraged to attend.
Kindergarten registration for the 2018-19 school year will take place at Sheckler 9 a.m.-3 p.m. April 5 and 6. Registration is by appointment only and can be made by calling the office at 610-264-5601.