Happy Thanksgiving to one and all. May your holiday be filled with many smiles, much laughter and a thankful heart as you spend time making memories with those you love.
Reminder: School will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday through Nov. 27. Regularly scheduled classes will resume Nov. 28.
Families and friends of Sheckler Elementary School students came together Nov. 16 to have Thanksgiving dinner at school.
Catasauqua Area School District Board of Education heard from some concerned high school parents at its Nov. 13 meeting, held at Lehigh Career and Technical Institute, Schnecksville.
Their primary concerns centered on the girls soccer coaching staff and included allegations of favoritism and unfairness. Several parents shared their personal experiences with the coaches and their daughters’ frustrations with the board.
The Varsity “C” Club, in conjunction with Student Council at Catasauqua High School, will be hosting its second annual Thanksgiving Eve community bonfire tradition of the Turkey Day Tunnel. Activities begin 6:30 p.m. Nov. 22 in the side parking lot at Sheckler Elementary School.
Refreshments will be available.
This event is weather permitting.
Reminder: Students in the Catasauqua Area School District will have an early dismissal Nov. 22. High school students will be dismissed 11:30 a.m.
Catasauqua Area School District schools will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday tomorrow, Nov. 23, through Nov. 28.
Enjoy your time with family and friends!
The CASD School Board is scheduled to meet 7 p.m. Dec. 5 in the district administration board room at 201 N. 14th St.
Come on out to the winter band concert 7 p.m. Dec. 7 in the school auditorium.
This is an excellent opportunity to enjoy holiday music.
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Thursday, Nov. 16: Elem. — Turkey with gravy, whole-grain dinner roll, corn, mashed potatoes, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. M.S. — Whole-grain grilled cheese sandwich, Tater Tots, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. H.S. — Whole-grain grilled cheese sandwich, Tater Tots, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, side salad, milk.
Spirit week for students is set for Nov. 20-22.
Nov. 20 is pajama and slipper day. Students are permitted to wear comfortable pajamas and slippers on this day.
Nov. 21 is sports day, allowing students to wear their favorite sports team apparel.
Nov. 22 is Catty day, encouraging students to wear brown and white.
Reminder: Catasauqua Middle School students will be dismissed 12:35 p.m. today, Nov. 16.
Parent-teacher conferences will be held at the school 6-8:30 p.m. tonight as well.
Tickets for the Thanksgiving Day football game between Catasauqua and Northampton can be purchased in the Catasauqua High School athletic office or at Hartzell’s Pharmacy in Catasauqua. Tickets are on sale daily from 8:15 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
The last day to purchase tickets is Nov. 21. Advance tickets are $6.00 for adults and $3.00 for students and seniors citizens. All tickets sold at the game will be $7.00. All tickets sold in advance and at the game are general admission.
The game will be held 10 a.m. on the Lou Wolf Field at Al Erdosy Stadium, Northampton.
Parent-teacher conferences will take place at Sheckler Nov. 17 (tomorrow), 20 and 21 for grades kindergarten through fourth grade. Students in grades 1-4 will be dismissed noon on these given days, and kindergarten will be on modified schedule.
Nov. 22 will be a noon dismissal for students in grades 1-4. Morning kindergarten students will be on their regular schedule this day, and there will be no afternoon kindergarten.
Please note: No lunches will be served on any of the early-dismissal days listed above.