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WESTERN SALISBURY COLUMN PTA hosts purse bingo to benefit Western fifth grade picnic

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB Special to The Press in Columns

Western Salisbury Elementary PTA will host a purse bingo March 15 noon to 4 p.m. at Salisbury Middle School. There will be a Chinese auction basket raffle, a 50-50 raffle and food available for purchase. Snacks and water bottles will also be sold as a fundraiser for the fifth grade picnic. Tickets will be available at the door.

The prize purses will include Kate Spade, Vera Bradley, Coach and 31.

One more thing from the PTA. For those of you who ordered anything from the Gertrude Hawk fundraiser, the items can be picked up 3 to 5 p.m. March 18 in the WSE gym.

The parent lunch for second grade students at WSE is March 16. Second grade lunch starts 11:25 a.m. Be there or be square.

"Pippin" is here and you are all invited. Showtimes are 7 p.m. March 5, 6 and 7 and 3 p.m. March 8. Tickets can be purchased by emailing or by calling 610-797-4107, ext. 2508.

All Salisbury Township schools will be closed March 13 for a teacher Professional Development day.

A college information meeting is being hosted by the guidance department at Salisbury High School 6:30 to 8 p.m. March 10 in the high school auditorium. Topics will range from the application process to financial aid with admissions counselors from local colleges and universities including Lehigh University, Moravian College, Kutztown University, DeSales, Penn State Lehigh Valley and Lehigh Carbon Community College to answer questions. Parents of juniors are encouraged to attend. Please RSVP to Gail Zapf at or 610-797-4107 if you plan on attending.

I will stay with the college theme and add my son will be taking his SAT test March 14 (which happens to be his birthday, poor guy). If you have a high school junior who needs to take the college admission test, the final days to take it this school year are May 2 and June 6.

Another Salisbury athlete was honored by lehighvalleylive. Dennis Bonner was named the boys swimmer/diver of the week. Congratulations Denny.

A school board curriculum committee meeting is scheduled 7 p.m. March 4 at Western Salisbury Elementary School.

There will be a school board meeting 7:30 p.m. March 18 in the administration building.

The Devonshire Drop-off will open for the year 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 21.

Jerusalem Western Salisbury Church will host its monthly breakfast 8 to 11 a.m. March 14. A donation is suggested and proceeds benefit the 275th anniversary celebration.

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