Salisbury Township School District has used six weather emergency days this year according to Superintendent Dr. Randy Ziegenfuss.
The following changes have been made to the school calendar: June 7 and 8 will be full days for all students. June 11 will be an early dismissal for all students with a 12:15 p.m. dismissal for Salisbury Middle School and Salisbury High School and a 1 p.m. dismissal for Harry S Truman Elementary School and Western Salisbury Elementary School.
Salisbury Township will hold a youth fishing event 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 31. Children 15 and under can fish at the Laubach Park pond. A parent or guardian must be with the child at all times and there is a five fish limit per child. Sounds like a good time.
March 29 is a snow make-up day. Salisbury High School and Salisbury Middle School will dismiss 12:15 p.m. while Harry S Truman Elementary School and Western Salisbury Elementary School dismiss 1 p.m. Schools will be closed for the Easter break March 30 and April 2. Additionally, school will be in session June 7 and 8.
The annual Salisbury Township Easter Egg Hunt is scheduled 10 a.m. March 24 at Lindberg Park, weather permitting. This event is open to Salisbury residents ages three to 10. A registration form can be found at https://www.salisburytownshippa.org/township-news/2018-easter-egg-hunt. The form needs to be filled out and turned in to the Salisbury Township municipal building, 2900 S. Pike Ave., by March 21. The egg hunt is run solely by the township, not Salisbury Township School District.
Happy Valentine’s Day! What are you doing with your sweetie?
The Salisbury High School baseball booster club is holding a restaurant fundraiser. If you eat at the Texas Roadhouse in Trexlertown between noon and 4 p.m. Feb. 25 or 4 and 10 p.m. Feb. 26, the baseball booster club can receive 10 percent of your check total. All you have to do is print out a flier and present it to your server. Contact Monica Deeb for the flier at email@example.com.
Did you, your spouse or parent graduate from Salisbury High School? The Salisbury High School yearbook staff archived past yearbooks from 1969 through 2015. If you would like to peruse through some high school memories, go to the SHS website and click on the “Community” tab, then “Yearbook Archive.” The years are listed at the top of the page. My husband graduated from Salisbury and it was a real treat to look back at his high school pictures.
Salisbury Middle School will hold its winter semi-formal dance 7 to 9 p.m. Jan. 19.
Can you believe we are almost halfway through this school year already? Jan. 22 is the end of the second marking period for the middle school and high school students.
The Western Salisbury Elementary School PTA will hold its monthly restaurant night 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 25 at Louie’s restaurant.
Salisbury Township schools will have an early dismissal Jan. 26. WSE and Harry S Truman Elementary School will dismiss 11:15 a.m., while the middle school and high school dismiss 12:15 p.m.
For those of you who were wondering with bated breath whether or not I finished all my Christmas prep on time… Yes, I did! I had to delegate things I normally do myself, like decorate the Christmas tree (thank you Justus and Bri) and coerce, I mean ask other family members to help wrap, bake and clean. But it all got done before the strike of midnight on Christmas Eve. Woo Hoo!
Salisbury High School will hold its Winter Ball 7 to 10 p.m. Jan. 13 in the high school gym. I hope it warms up a bit for those girls in their pretty dresses.
Who is ready for Christmas? As usual, I am not.
As I write this, I have not written one card, wrapped one present or baked one cookie. But, hey, why should this year be any different than the rest. Have no fear, somehow it will all get done. Believe it or not, two years ago I was actually ready so early that our family went to the movies on Christmas Eve to see the new Star Wars movie. Miracles do happen.
The Salisbury High School Key Club will host its annual children’s holiday party 1 to 3 p.m. Dec. 16 at the entrance to the old gym.
All students at Harry S Truman and Western Salisbury elementary schools are invited. A flyer is available on the high school website with a RSVP form. Please return the form to your school office by Dec. 8 so an accurate count of those attending can be made.
All Salisbury Township schools will be closed Nov. 23, 24 and 27 for the Thanksgiving holiday.
The Keystone exams for some middle and high schoolers are right around the corner. The tests are scheduled to begin Dec. 4. Keep checking the high school website for updated test schedules.
The Salisbury Middle School winter concert featuring chorus, concert band and jazz band will be held Dec. 7.