Salisbury Press

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

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Thursday, October 12, 2017 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Local News

Salisbury Homecoming events are planned

Homecoming is right around the corner. If you are a Salisbury grad, why not come out to your old stomping grounds and support the football team? Who knows, you might run into some old classmates. The game starts 7 p.m. Oct. 13 versus Northern Lehigh. Actually, come out a little early, line the streets around the high school and watch the annual Homecoming parade. Go Falcons!

Keeping with Homecoming tradition, Salisbury High School will host the Homecoming dance 7 p.m. Oct. 14.

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Columns

Make plans to attend the Salisbury community breakfast Nov. 11

The third annual Salisbury community breakfast will take place 9 to 11 a.m. Nov. 11. This event is open to all Salisbury residents, district employees and alumni. Held in the high school cafeteria, the menu includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, coffee and juice. The breakfast is free but a reservation is required by Nov. 6 at www.salisburysd.org/breakfast. Sounds yummy!

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Thursday, September 14, 2017 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Columns

Items collected for hurricane families at Sept. 15 football game

The Salisbury Athletic Department will collect items at the football game Sept. 15 to ship to families in need due to the hurricanes in Texas and Florida. Just a few items on the list include clothes of all sizes, pet food, gift cards to restaurants, diapers, bedding and Home Depot gift cards. Any monetary donations will be used to buy Home Depot gift cards. Come out, enjoy the game and be a blessing to those in the path of those terrible storms.

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Columns

Schools closed Sept. 1-4 for Labor Day holiday

By the time you are reading this, the first day of school will be over and your hands are probably hurting from filling out all those first week of school forms. Your high school and middle schoolers are happily tapping away on their new laptops and telling you which teachers they like and those they do not. If they are not on a laptop, it might be because you have not filled out the Agreement for Laptop Use (version A) and sent it in with a $50 check. Aaahh, the joys of the first week of school.

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Thursday, August 17, 2017 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Columns

Laptop distribution delayed

Can you believe that the first day of school is almost here?

I think I am in denial, or I’m just too busy with other things to even think about back to school. It has definitely been an eventful summer. Some good. Some bad. But school comes around, whether we are ready or not.

Aug. 28 is student orientation day for students in grades kindergarten, sixth and ninth. It is a nice day to get used to a new building, new rules and new schedule without all the older students filling the halls.

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Thursday, July 20, 2017 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Columns

Grab a book from the Salisbury Middle School library July 26

The Salisbury Township Playground Day will be held July 26 at Lindberg Park, with the rain date July 27. Transportation will be provided from some parks. Hot dogs, games and prizes are all on the agenda. Additional information will be provided at all the park program venues.

Salisbury Township School District summer library hours continue 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Salisbury Middle School July 26 and the last day to borrow books will be Aug. 2.

WESTERN SALISBURY COLUMN Allentown Public Library has many summer activities

Thursday, July 6, 2017 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Columns

The Allentown Public Library has a lot of fun summer activities to participate in.

An outdoor family story time is held 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. every Monday. Bring a blanket and enjoy.

“Build with a Bear” 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. every Tuesday allows participants to enjoy a building challenge with Library Bear.

“Build a Better Story Day” is where participants can learn techniques to improve storytelling talents 6 to 7:15 p.m. every Wednesday.

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Thursday, June 8, 2017 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Columns

Congratulations to the Class of 2017

The last days of school are here!

Graduation will be held 6 p.m. June 7 at Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St. Allentown. Entrance is by ticket only.

The last two days are early dismissals with the following schedule. On June 9, the high school and middle school dismiss 12:15 p.m. and the elementary schools dismiss 1 p.m. For the last day of the school year, June 12, the high school and middle school dismiss 10:30 a.m. and the elementary schools let out the kiddos 1:15 p.m. Let the summer begin!