Catasauqua Press

Friday, February 23, 2018

High school: Students, parents invited to open houses

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 by The Press in School

Arcadia University is hosting a fall undergraduate open house for prospective students and their families Nov. 11 and again Dec. 3. Registration begins 8:45 a.m.

Students will have the opportunity to meet faculty to discuss academic programs and talk to current students about athletics, clubs and campus life. Campus tours will also be available.

To register, visit arcadia.edu/openhouse.

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Elementary school: Winners announced for pumpkin contest

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 by The Press in School

Judging for the pumpkin-decorating contest at Sheckler took place Oct. 26. Here are the winners in the following categories.

Funniest: Layla Zimmerman and Ava Baraket

Most Colorful: Tie — Natalie Cooper, Joseph Conway and Rylee Meisner

Best Animal Theme: Ruby Moore and Alescia Lewis

Prettiest: Brennah Coulter and Aviana Snyder

Most Unusual: Jackson Resto and Elizabeth McIlhaney

Best Classroom Theme: Tie — Mrs. Conner and Ms. Devin’s class and Ms. Kostura’s class

Middle school: Dance is planned

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 by The Press in School

The middle school PTF spirit dance is set for 7-9 p.m. Nov. 17.

Come on out and dance the night away with friends!

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Reminder: Catasauqua Middle School students will be dismissed early — 12:35 p.m. — Nov. 15 and 16.

Parent-teacher conferences will be held at the school 6-8:30 p.m. on both days.

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In looking ahead, the CMS PTF meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Nov. 21 in the school library.

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The CMS PTF conducted a pumpkin roll fundraiser made by Cupcakes & s’MORE.

For those who ordered, delivery is set for Nov. 21.

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Elementary school: Fall is celebrated

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 by The Press in School

Sheckler Elementary fourth-grade students recently celebrated fall with a fun-filled day of activities and games, including a scavenger hunt and smores-making.

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Students who sold 10 or more items in the Cherrydale fundraiser have received their ticket to attend the Mega Moola event that will take place beginning 6 p.m. Nov. 3 at Sheckler.

Students who sold 20 or more items will be enjoying a limo lunch cruise Nov. 8.

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Sheckler’s picture retake day will be Nov. 10.

High school: LCTI to host open house tonight

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 by The Press in School

All prospective Lehigh Career and Technical Institute students and their parents are encouraged to attend LCTI’s open house scheduled 6-8 p.m. this evening, Nov. 2. All of the school’s labs will be open, and instructors will be available for questions.

Visitors will also be able to attend an information session in the school’s cafeteria, where recent graduates and guidance counselors will speak on how career and technical education helps students get more out of their high school career. This will take place 7 p.m.

Middle school: Report cards coming

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 by The Press in School

Catasauqua Middle School report cards will be released Nov. 8. Best of luck to all students!

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The CMS PTF is conducting a pumpkin roll fundraiser made by Cupcakes & s’MORE. Order forms and money are due Nov. 10, and delivery is set for Nov. 21.

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Catasauqua Area School District School Board is scheduled to meet 7 p.m. Nov. 13 at Lehigh Career and Technical Institute, 4500 Education Park Drive, Schnecksville. In addition to the change in venue, this meeting takes place on a Monday, instead of the typical Tuesday.

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