EASTERN SALISBURY COLUMN
March is officially here, and that means spring is just around the corner (hopefully!).
Salisbury High School Theatre will present its spring play, “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown” 7 p.m. March 9 through 11 and 3 p.m. March 12. Tickets can be reserved by calling Cherie Pennella at 610-797-4107, ext. 2508 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please remember all Salisbury Township schools will be closed March 10 for a professional development day.
Harry S Truman Elementary and Western Salisbury Elementary, will hold parent teacher conferences March 14 through 17. These schools will dismiss 1 p.m. on those days. If you have a student at HST, please remember to visit signupgenius.com to register for your child’s conference.
SHS will hold a college information night 6:30 p.m. March 14.
The next HST T-shirt day will be March 16. Students are asked to wear their leadership shirts.
Students at both elementary schools are collecting books as part of the Cops ‘n’ Kids program. Mystery readers are visiting the schools each day during the book drive.
The kindergarten, first and second grade students at HST will hold their spring concert 2 p.m. March 23. Look for more information regarding this if you have a student in these grades.
The 2017 SGA Dodgeball Tournament will take place 6:30 p.m. March 23 in the SHS gym. Tickets are discounted in advance and will be available at the door. This year, 12 teams have entered the fourth annual tournament including perennial favorites: Whitehall, Catasauqua, Southern Lehigh and eight Salisbury teams. In addition, local television personalities/celebrities will be participating as the WFMZ 69 All-Stars have entered the tourney. Come see you favorites like Jim Vaughn, Melanie Falcon, Dan Moscaritolo and Dave Lesko play for the coveted trophies.
Looking forward, the first annual charity basketball game for Salisbury Youth Association will be held March 25 at SHS. Proceeds will support the Salisbury Police Department for “Project Life Saver” and “National Night out.” In the SHS gym 1 to 4 p.m., there will be a basketball clinic for students ages five to 11, a K-9 demonstration, lectures on stranger danger for kids and fundraising activities by SYA basketball players. From 4 to 6 p.m., a basketball game featuring the Salisbury Police Department vs. the SYA will be held. There is no admission fee; donations will be accepted. There will also be a 50/50 drawing at halftime.
“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” Benjamin Franklin