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CMS choirs perform

Tuesday, December 31, 2019 by PAUL FOX in School

Catasauqua Middle School hosted its winter chorus concert Dec. 18.

Chorus instructor Mark Schultheis led performances by the fifth- and sixth-grade choir and the seventh- and eighth-grade choir. Friends and family of the students who sang filled the middle school auditorium to hear holiday and winter-themed songs — and even sing along to a few Christmas classics as well.

CMS News: School’s doors reopen Jan. 6 after holiday break

Tuesday, December 31, 2019 by The Press in School

Classes will resume Jan. 6 after the holiday.

Welcome back, students!

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The mobile dentist will be visiting Catasauqua Middle School Jan. 9 and 10.

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The sixth-grade field trip to Da Vinci Science Center is now scheduled for Jan. 10.

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In case of inclement weather, notifications will be made through the Power Announcement system. Additionally, postings will be made on the website, cattysd.org, or through local television and radio stations.

Sheckler Elementary School gives back during holiday season

Tuesday, December 31, 2019 by SAMANTHA ANDERSON in School

Sheckler Elementary School faculty and staff were in the giving mood this holiday season. According to Principal Eric Dauberman, they donated $175 to benefit the Keystone Military Families Stockings for Soldiers initiative.

Dauberman noted one of Sheckler Elementary’s teacher’s aides, Shelly Alexander, headed up the effort. Alexander organized a dress down day at the school, with the intention of sending the money to Stockings for Soldiers.

Catasauqua lunch menus

Tuesday, December 31, 2019 by The Press in School

Thursday, Jan. 2: Holiday break. No meals served.

Friday, Jan. 3: Holiday break. No meals served.

Monday, Jan. 6: Elem., M.S. — Chicken nuggets (Elem: whole grain instead), whole-grain pretzel rod, assorted fresh fruit, steamed broccoli, baby carrots, milk choice; H.S. — Whole-grain chicken nuggets, whole-grain breadstick, assorted fresh fruit, steamed broccoli, baby carrots, side salad, milk choice

Sheckler News: Thank you, Santa!

Monday, December 23, 2019 by The Press in School

Smiles, laughter and carols filled the building Dec. 19 when Rudolph successfully made the journey to Sheckler to bring Santa for a visit with the students and staff.

Santa brought them each a gift of a Sheckler water bottle. Many thanks to Santa for always making this day so special!

Thanks also go to Mrs. Claus and the Home and School elves for all they do to make this Sheckler tradition continue.

Classrooms celebrated with festive holiday parties.

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Congratulations to the fourth-grade students on a great Christmas program and band concert Dec. 19.

Roughies Report: Students recognized

Monday, December 23, 2019 by The Press in School

Every month, teachers at Lehigh Career & Technical Institute recognize students for outstanding effort, improvement, achievement or leadership in their career and technical education programs and academic center classes.

Catasauqua High School students Gabe Bischoff (electronics technology/nanofabrication) and Zachery Scheirer (masonry) were recently selected by their teachers as LCTI’s October Students of the Month.

Congratulations, Gabe and Zachery!

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Schools continue to be closed for the holiday break.

Classes will resume Jan. 6, 2020.

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CMS News: Students to take field trip

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 by The Press in School

Sixth-graders will take a field trip to Da Vinci Science Center Dec. 19.

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There will be an early dismissal Dec. 20. Students will be dismissed 11 a.m. There will be no lunches served.

Schools are closed Dec. 23-Jan. 3, 2020, for the holiday break.

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In case of inclement weather, notifications will be made through the Power Announcement system. Additionally, postings will be made on the website, cattysd.org, or through local television and radio stations.