Catasauqua Press

Sunday, June 25, 2017

High school: Athletes shine in Colonial League

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 by The Press in School

Congratulations to Catasauqua High School junior boys basketball player Isaiah Graves, who was selected for first team on the 2016-2017 Colonial League Boys Basketball All-League Team, and to junior girls basketball player Kenzie Bradley, who received honorable mentions for the 2016-2017 Colonial League Girls Basketball All-League Team.

Nice job, Isaiah and Kenzie, on your athletic accomplishments and contributions to the Colonial League.

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Valentine’s dance planned for Friday

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 by The Press in School

The Catasauqua Middle School Valentine’s dance will be held 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 10 in the school gymnasium.

Bring your Valentine or special friend to enjoy an evening of dancing and fun.

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The Catasauqua Area School Board will hold its next meeting 7 p.m. Feb. 14 in the district administration office board room, 201 N. 14th St.

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A Catasauqua High School orientation for eighth-grade students and their parents will be held at CHS Feb. 27. A tour of the school will begin 6 p.m., and the class registration meeting will follow 6:30 p.m.

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Public invited to sock hop dance

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 by The Press in School

The CHS Drama Club is hosting a sock hop fundraiser 7-10 p.m. Feb. 25 in the high school gymnasium. This dance is open to the public. Come and enjoy some dancing, refreshments, prizes and raffles and participate in the jitterbug and hand-jive dance-off.

Special guests will include dance instructors from the Gas House Dance Hall. Admission is $6 per person or $5 if dressed in 1950s attire. Proceeds will go directly toward the drama club’s Broadway musical production of “Grease.”

Questions or requests for additional information can be directed to bvmcguire@gmail.com.

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Elementary school: Book lovers, get set for Sheckler fair

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 by The Press in School

The Scholastic book fair is coming to Sheckler Elementary School. It will be open for business Feb. 15-23. Students will be given the opportunity to shop and make purchases in the mornings or during their scheduled library class periods.

The book fair also will be held during Sheckler Literacy Night 6-8 p.m. Feb. 23 in the school cafeteria. These events are being held in conjunction with Read Across America Week. During this evening, families can come out to visit the book fair and shop for items together.

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High school: Scholarship applications are available in guidance office

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 by The Press in School

Local scholarship opportunities are available for any Catasauqua High School senior who has been accepted into a nursing program at an accredited postsecondary institution. If you are interested in applying or would like further information, see Mrs. Roseman in the high school guidance office.

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CHS Student Forum takes on childhood cancer challenge

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 by MARK RECCEK in School

A group of Catasauqua High School students has taken on a project to raise awareness and focus on childhood cancer.

CHS students and members of the school student forum, Britni Elekes, Alexis Bernard and Rose Dietrich, have partnered with the Angel 34 Foundation to pursue the endeavor.

Angel 34 is led by Executive Director Doug Sheriff, who created the foundation after his daughter, Nicole, a Northampton Area High School athlete, died in 2004 from Ewing’s sarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer. The foundation aims to help battle cancer.

Middle school: CMS Valentine’s dance next week

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 by The Press in School

The Catasauqua Middle School Valentine’s dance will be held 7-9 p.m. Feb. 10 in the school gymnasium.

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Mark your calendar. The Catasauqua High School orientation for eighth-grade students and their parents will be held at CHS Feb. 27. A tour of the school will begin 6 p.m., and the class registration meeting will follow at 6:30 p.m.

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“Team Butter” T-shirts are still on sale! Call the school office to place an order.

The T-shirt proceeds will assist the family of sixth-grader Julian “Butter” Saleh during his cancer treatments.

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