Thursday, Feb. 21: Elem. — Whole-grain pierogies with meat sauce, assorted fresh fruit, side salad, baby carrots, milk choice; M.S. — Chicken fryz, whole-grain pretzel rod, Tater Tots, baked beans, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk choice; H.S. — Chicken cheese steak, assorted fresh fruit, steamed corn, baby carrots, side salad, milk choice
State Sen. Lisa Boscola, D-18th, recently announced that $210,000 in grants through the PAsmart Initiative were awarded to six school districts in her senatorial district to expand computer science programs.
The Bethlehem YMCA is hosting a pop-up prom shop for all high school juniors and seniors. This special event will be held 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. March 2 at ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, Bethlehem. All dresses are $15.
For more information, see the flier on the bulletin board outside the guidance office.
Reminder: Spring sports sign-ups are still taking place in the athletic office of Catasauqua High School. If you are interested in participating in either baseball, softball or track and field, sign up now.
TV Turn Off Week begins Feb. 17 and continues through Feb. 23. Good luck to those students taking part in this challenge.
Also, in honor of Read Across America/TV Turn Off Week, Sheckler Elementary School will be celebrating with special events planned throughout the week. This year’s theme is “Scholastic Park Read-A-Saurus Rex.”
The Scholastic book fair will be occurring Feb. 14-21. Students will have the opportunity to preview books or even make purchases during their library class.
All Catasauqua High School juniors are encouraged to continue to sell for the current fundraiser. All money raised will be used toward this year’s prom.
Please do your best to contribute. All money and orders are due to Miss LaBar by Feb. 14.
Spring is right around the corner, and Feb. 14 is the first day of softball intramurals.
If you are interested in participating, intramurals will be held in the CHS gymnasium and will begin 6 p.m.
Schools will be closed for the Presidents Day holiday Feb. 15 and 18.
Enjoy your long weekend!
There will be a PTF meeting 7-8 p.m. Feb. 19 in the Catasauqua Middle School library.
Orders are due Feb. 20 for the fastnachts from Egypt Star Bakery, a fundraiser sponsored by the PTF. Choose from powdered, glazed, cream or jelly.
Pickup will be at the school March 4.
Checks should be made payable to CMS-PTF. Thank you for your support!
The mobile dentist will be visiting CMS Feb. 22.
Thursday, Jan. 14: Elem. — Whole-grain pizza, steamed corn, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk choice; M.S., H.S. — Whole-grain ham and cheese pretzelwich, assorted fresh fruit, green beans, baby carrots, milk choice (M.S.: Tater Tots also)
Friday, Feb. 15: Schools are closed. No meals served.
Monday, Feb. 18: Schools are closed. No meals served.
Thursday, Feb. 7: Elem. — Whole-grain ham and cheese pretzelwich, assorted fresh fruit, baked beans, baby carrots, milk choice; M.S. — Whole-grain chicken and cheese quesadilla, assorted fresh fruit, green beans, Tater Tots, baby carrots, milk choice; H.S. — Whole-grain chicken and cheese quesadilla, assorted fresh fruit, refried beans, baby carrots, side salad, milk choice
Sheckler Elementary School students will be celebrating Valentine’s Day with classroom parties Feb. 14.
Schools will be closed Feb. 15 and 18 in honor of Presidents Day.
Regular scheduled classes will resume Feb. 19.
It is almost time for Read Across America/TV Turnoff Week at Sheckler Elementary. There are many events planned for students, as well as ones for families to take part in and enjoy together.
Seniors Hailey Baez and Devon Troxell were recently honored, along with the other Lehigh Valley schools’ girls and boys nominees, at the Lehigh Valley Soccer Scholar Athlete annual awards banquet, which was held at Northampton Banquet & Event Center Jan. 27.
Hailey was a four-year letter winner in girls soccer and was named a captain during her junior and senior seasons.