Salisbury Press

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Columns

Congratulations graduates

The last week of school is here!

Which means it is time for some very important ceremonies to attend.

The Western Salisbury Elementary School kindergarten promotion ceremony will be held 1:30 p.m. June 11.

The WSE fifth grade promotion ceremony will be held 10 a.m. June 12.

The end of the year also means early dismissal.

Salisbury High School and Salisbury Middle School will dismiss 12:15 p.m. June 12 and 10:30 a.m. June 13.

Harry S Truman Elementary School and WSE will dismiss 1 p.m. June 12 and 11:15 a.m. June 13.


Thursday, May 23, 2019 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Columns

Salisbury High School graduation June 4

I can’t believe it is graduation time again! The commencement ceremony for Salisbury High School’s class of 2019 will be held 6 p.m. June 4 at Allentown Symphony Hall. Admission is by ticket only.

The Salisbury Cross Country team will hold a car wash fundraiser noon to 4 p.m. June 1. Tickets can be purchased at the car wash or from a cross country team member. Come out to Big Woody’s on South 4th Street and support the cause.

All Salisbury Township schools will be closed May 24 and 27 for the Memorial Day holiday.


Wednesday, April 24, 2019 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Columns

District Art Show to be held May 8

The Salisbury kindergarten through 12th grade art show is almost here. Come out to the high school 5-8 p.m. May 8 to peruse the artwork of our talented students. There will be live music and refreshments.

The Salisbury Athletic Booster Club is holding a clothing drive fundraiser. Drop off your bagged or boxed clothes between 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at Salisbury Middle School April 27. They accept clothes, shoes, accessories, linens and small stuffed animals. Please do not bring kitchen items, electronics or toys.


Thursday, April 11, 2019 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Columns

Students will take spring break April 18-22

Finally some warm weather!!

Salisbury Middle School students will take the English/Language Arts portion of the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment testing April 15 through 17. Western Salisbury Elementary School students will take the test April 24 through 26. Make sure your students in third through eighth grades get a good night’s sleep and a hearty breakfast.

The Salisbury Baseball Booster Club will hold a car wash fundraiser noon to 3 p.m. April 14. Come out to Big Woody’s, 1841 S. Fourth St, Allentown and support the cause.


Thursday, March 28, 2019 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Columns

Township egg hunt April 13

The Salisbury Recreation Advisory Committee is sponsoring the Salisbury Township egg hunt 10 a.m. April 13 at Franko Park. This hunt is open for township children ages three to 10, but you must register by April 10. The registration form is located at under the heading 2019 Easter Egg Hunt and must be returned to the Salisbury Township Municipal Building.


Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Columns

Spice-filled workshop scheduled March 18

Salisbury Township School District is sponsoring a parent workshop entitled “Health Benefits of Spices and Herbs.”

Those who attend will learn the benefits of using spices and herbs in cooking, ranging from mild to spicy. Recipes will be included.

Come to Salisbury High School 6 p.m. March 18 to take advantage of this workshop conducted by Camille Laszczak, SFE, the district food service provider.


Wednesday, February 27, 2019 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Columns

Western PTA purse bingo March 10

Western Salisbury Elementary PTA will hold its sixth annual purse bingo March 10. Doors open at the Salisbury Middle School cafeteria noon, with bingo 1-4 p.m. Prizes include purses by Coach, Kate Spade, Vera Bradley and more. The day will also include a 50/50 raffle and basket raffles. Food and drinks will be available for purchase at the event. For more information, contact Deena Petrie at 610-442-5988 or email


Thursday, February 14, 2019 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Columns

Register for kindergarten at W. Salisbury Elementary School Feb. 20

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Whether you are or aren’t celebrating with someone special, have a piece of chocolate, it will brighten your day.

Feb. 15 is a snow make-up day so all township schools will be in session. On the brighter side, all township schools will be closed Feb. 18 in observance of Presidents Day. Also, both Harry S Truman Elementary and Western Salisbury Elementary will have a 1 p.m. dismissal Feb. 22.

The middle school and high school will dismiss at normal time.


Thursday, January 31, 2019 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Columns

Flapjack fundraiser to benefit boys’ basketball Feb. 2

The Salisbury High School boys’ basketball teams are holding a flapjack breakfast fundraiser 8 to 10 a.m. Feb. 2. There will be a basket raffle, with the winners being chosen 9:30 a.m. Come out to the Applebee’s, 7150 Hamilton Blvd, Trexlertown and support our teams.

Feb. 1 will be an early dismissal day for both Harry S Truman and Western Salisbury elementary schools. Students will be dismissed 1 p.m. SHS and Salisbury Middle School will dismiss at regular time.


Wednesday, January 16, 2019 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Columns

WSE PTA hosts restaurant week fundraiser

The Western Salisbury Elementary PTA is holding a restaurant week fundraiser at Louie’s Restaurant, 2071 31st St. Allentown. When you eat there between Jan. 21 and 24, 20 percent of your bill will be donated to the PTA. Enjoy a meal out with your family while helping your school.

WSE PTA will host a family game night 6-8 p.m. Jan. 25.