The 2017 graduating class of Salisbury High School will hold commencement exercises 6 p.m. June 7 at Miller Symphony Hall. Admission is by ticket only. Congratulations graduates!
All Salisbury Township schools will be closed May 25, 26 and 29 in observance of Memorial Day.
Western Salisbury Elementary School students will be releasing the butterflies that have been growing and emerging from their cocoons the afternoon of June 2.
Salisbury Middle School chorus and band will perform their spring concert 7 p.m. May 11 in the middle school cafeteria.
May 12 will be a 1 p.m. dismissal for both Harry S Truman and Western Salisbury elementary schools. The middle and high schools dismiss at regular time.
The senior prom will be held at the Bethlehem SteelStacks this year 6 p.m. May 13.
The Salisbury Township School District art show will be held 5 to 8 p.m. May 10 at the high school. Art projects from students in kindergarten through 12th grade will be displayed in the gym. You will be amazed at the talented students we have in Salisbury.
The math section of the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment testing will be administered April 25, 26 and 27 to Salisbury students in grades three to eight. The science section will be administered May 2 and 3 to students in fourth grade only.
Rain, rain, go away, come again another day!
I know spring is known for rain, but with the late snowstorm and now all this rain, spring sports are getting hit hard. Practices are being canceled or forced indoors and games and meets are being postponed. Come on sunshine, I am ready to watch some baseball!
The Salisbury Recreation Advisory Committee will host a community Easter Egg Hunt for Salisbury residents ages three to 10. The hunt begins 10 a.m. April 8 at Lindberg Park. The event is weather permitting. Pre-registration is required by April 5. The form can be found on the Salisbury Township website.
The Pennsylvania System of School Assessment testing in English/Language Arts will begin April 4 for students in grades three to eight at Western Salisbury Elementary School and Salisbury Middle School. Encourage your students to do their best.
Last night, I went to see the Salisbury High School Theatre production of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.” What a delight! It is so evident how much work these students put into the shows. They sing, they dance and they know their lines. I applaud them; good job guys!
Salisbury Theatre will present the musical, “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown” 7 p.m. March 9, 10, 11 and 3 p.m. March 12 at Salisbury High School. For ticket information, contact Cherie Pennella at 610-797-4107, ext. 2508.
The Salisbury softball team is holding a one-day clothing drive 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Feb. 4. Residents can drop off items in a box or bag at the main entrance of the middle school on that day only. Donations must be there by 2:30 p.m. because everything will be picked up promptly 3 p.m. For a complete list of items which can be donated, visit any of the school websites.
Western Salisbury Elementary invites the parents and guardians of the third graders to have lunch with their student Feb. 7. Third grade lunch begins promptly 12:05 p.m.
I cannot believe Christmas is almost here and 2016 is just about over. What a year it has been. Some good, some bad, some heartwarming and some annoying. What is your favorite memory of 2016?
The last week of school in 2016 brings early dismissals.
On Dec. 23, Salisbury High School and Salisbury Middle School will dismiss 12:15 p.m. and both elementary schools will dismiss 1 p.m.
The kindergarten students from Western Salisbury Elementary School will go on a field trip to the Liberty Bell museum Dec. 21. I wonder if Pip the Mouse will be there?
Salisbury High School’s No Place For Hate is selling lip balm as a fundraiser.
There are five different flavors to choose from: Cherry Berry, Cake Frosting, Mango Peach, French Vanilla and Peppermint. The balms are made from natural beeswax and scented oils. The sale runs through Dec. 23 with opportunities to purchase the tubes before and after school in Room 117 and during lunch.