Catasauqua Press

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Elementary school: Fourth-graders ring in the holidays

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 by The Press in School

Congratulations to the fourth-grade students, teachers and band members and all who helped in putting together this year’s Christmas program. Well done on another wonderful performance, fourth grade!

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Dec. 22 is an early dismissal day. Students in grades 1-4 will be dismissed noon. Morning kindergarten students will be dismissed 11:25 a.m. There will be no school for students in afternoon kindergarten on this day.

School will be closed Dec. 23-Jan. 2, 2017, for the holiday break. Regular scheduled classes will resume Jan. 3, 2017.

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Middle school: T-shirt sale aids CMS student

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 by The Press in School

Catasauqua Middle School is currently selling “Team Butter” T-shirts in support of sixth-grade CMS student Julian “Butter” Saleh.

Julian was recently diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma. For the next six months, Julian will undergo chemotherapy treatments at St. Christopher’s Children’s Hospital in Philadelphia.

The cost of a T-shirt is $20.

All proceeds will go to the family to help offset costs that may accumulate during Julian’s treatments.

Anyone interested in purchasing a T-shirt should contact the middle school at 610-264-4341.

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High school: Forum applications in guidance office

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 by The Press in School

Lafayette College will be holding a women in science and engineering forum Feb. 9, 2017. All Catasauqua High School students interested in STEM careers (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) are welcome to attend. If you are interested in applying to attend, see Mrs. Roseman as soon as possible in the high school guidance office.

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Lehigh Valley Hospice will be offering a grief support group for teens beginning Feb. 8. For information, see the guidance office webpage at cattysd.org or the flier on the bulletin board outside the high school guidance office.

High school: Student forum helps Angel 34 fund

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 by The Press in School

The Catasauqua High School Student Forum is partnering with the Angel 34 Foundation to raise money for supporting families with children who have cancer. Student Forum members Britni Elekes, Rose Dietrich and Alexis Bernard will be selling paper angels for $1 each in the high school cafeteria Dec. 16. Please purchase your paper angel today because every child should have an angel during a battle with cancer.

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Elementary school: Fourth-grade program is tonight

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 by The Press in School

Remember to come on out and enjoy the Sheckler Elementary School fourth-grade Christmas program and band concert. Students will take to the stage 7 p.m. Dec. 15 to perform for family and friends

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Sheckler students may show their holiday spirit Dec. 16 by wearing their favorite Christmas sweater, shirt or sweatshirt or their craziest Christmas outfit, if they choose.

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Middle school: One more week till Christmas break

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 by The Press in School

It’s beginning to look and feel much more like Christmas.

With that being said, Catasauqua Middle School students will begin their Christmas vacation with an early dismissal 11 a.m. Dec. 22.

Catasauqua Area School District schools will be closed for Christmas break from Dec. 23 to Jan. 2, 2017.

Classes will resume Jan. 3, 2017.

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Catasauqua lunch menus

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 by The Press in School

Friday, Dec. 9: Elem. – Whole-grain pizza, steamed carrots, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. M.S. – Cheesesteak on a whole-grain roll, steamed peas, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. H.S. – Cheesesteak on a whole-grain roll, potato wedges, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, side salad, milk.

Monday, Dec. 12 : Elem., M.S. – Chicken fingers with whole-grain pretzel rod, assorted fresh fruit, steamed broccoli, baby carrots, milk. H.S. – Chicken fingers with whole-grain bread stick, assorted fresh fruit, steamed broccoli, baby carrots, side salad, milk.