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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.


Friday, December 21, 2018 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Columns

Sports teams hold fundraisers

Merry Christmas everyone!

The Salisbury High School varsity basketball team will hold a fundraiser 6-9 p.m. Dec. 20 at the Udder Bar, 1852 W. Allen St. Allentown. You can get some delicious ice cream and the basketball team will get 10 percent of your sale. Yum Yum!

The Salisbury Middle School and varsity cheerleaders will hold a flapjack breakfast fundraiser 8-10 a.m. Jan. 5, 2019. Come out to the Applebee’s, 7150 Hamilton Blvd., Trexlertown and support our cheer squads. Any questions, contact Coach Paula at


Tuesday, November 20, 2018 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Columns

Happy Thanksgiving!

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