Salisbury Township School District and Salisbury Township have joined together to host the fourth annual Community Breakfast. If you are a Salisbury Township resident, employee or alumni, come to Salisbury High School 9-11 a.m. Dec. 8 for a free, yes I said free, breakfast. The menu includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, coffee and juices. Please RSVP at www.salisburysd.org/breakfast.
Coach Jason Weaver and the Salisbury High School boys basketball teams will host the Bruce Uhl Basketball Camp 1-4 p.m. Nov. 18. Students in grades three through seven are invited to the SHS gym to learn basketball skills and how to be a team player through drills, contests and games. A registration form is available on the Salisbury Township School District Facebook and Instagram pages. A registration fee is required.
The Salisbury Falcon Twirlers will hold their annual Designer Purse Bingo fundraiser Nov. 11 at Salisbury Middle School.
This year’s bingo will feature Coach, Kate Spade, Michael Kors, Vera Bradley purses, Thirty-One bags and a basket raffle. Advance tickets can be pre-ordered by contacting Heather at firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets can also be purchased at the door. Doors open noon, Bingo starts 1 p.m.
The Western Salisbury Elementary PTA is holding the fall book fair. Students will visit the fair with their classrooms either Oct. 17 or 18. But the big event is the book bingo 6-8 p.m. Oct. 19. There will be a visit from Scholastic character Geronimo Stilton, a cupcake raffle and for every student who plays bingo – a free book. Come out, have fun, win some books and buy some, too.
Salisbury Township schools will have an early dismissal Oct. 19. The high school and middle school dismiss 12:15 p.m. and the elementary schools let out 1 p.m.
Homecoming is upon us and there is a lot going on.
First, we start with the homecoming parade. This begins 5:30 p.m. Oct. 12, starting at Harry S Truman Elementary School and ending at Salisbury High School. While you are there, stay and watch the Homecoming football game vs. Bangor.
Next on the agenda would be the homecoming dance. That will be held 7-10 p.m. Oct. 13 at SHS.
I come bearing good news, actually Great News!
Western Salisbury Elementary School students are back home! The mold issues have been taken care of and we moved back into our building Sept. 24. Needless to say, we are a little excited! Just a quick reminder that picture day is scheduled Oct. 9.
I just want to one more time say thank you so much to the staff and administration of Salisbury Middle School and Harry S Truman Elementary School. They were so wonderful to the staff and students of WSE. They helped make a trying situation much easier.
Due to the air quality issues at Western Salisbury Elementary School, picture day will now be held Oct. 9.
The open house for grades kindergarten through grade two has been postponed until further notice. More information will follow when students are back home at WSE.
Editor’s Note: This article has been updated since the Aug. 29 issue in print. Western Salisbury Elementary School will continue to be closed Aug. 29, 30 and Sept. 4 for additional air quality remediation. The school is expected to open for kindergarten orientation 8:30 to 1 p.m. Sept. 5; grades one through five will have a two hour delay with a 3:15 p.m. dismissal. Transportation for kindergarten is expected to run as originally planned for the orientation day; lunch will be served, breakfast will not; the day care schedule is expected to run as usual at WSE.
The Salisbury boys and girls soccer teams have a lot going on.
First, the teams will host a car wash fundraiser noon to 4 p.m. Aug. 18, with a rain date of Aug. 19. This will be held at Big Woody’s, 1841 S. 4th St., Allentown. Come out and support our school soccer teams.
Western Salisbury Elementary School will hold its New Family Welcome 9:30 to 11 a.m. Aug. 16. If you have a student who will be new to WSE this coming school year, whether they are in kindergarten or any other grade, come out and get a tour of the school, meet some of the staff and learn some of the ins and outs of the building.