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.
Dec. 1 is the first winter concert of the year.
Salisbury High School will hold its winter choral and instrumental concert 7 p.m.
Western Salisbury Elementary School is inviting the fourth and fifth grade parents to its grade four and five and band/chorus concert 2 p.m. Dec. 7.
The Salibury Middle School winter concert will be held 7 p.m. Dec. 8.
Keystone testing will start Dec. 5 at the high school. These are make-up tests from last spring and not for the entire school. Your student will be notified if they need to take a test.
The second annual community breakfast at Salisbury High School will be held 9 to 11 a.m. Nov. 19. Breakfast is free of charge; however, reservations are required at stsd.org/breakfast no later than Nov. 15. Breakfast will include pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, coffee and juice.
It is officially that time of year, we are in the second quarter for the school year. Not sure about you, but for me, this one flies by because of all the holidays and days off.
Here is a glimpse into the upcoming early dismissals and days off.
The theater department of Salisbury High School is ready to perform its fall production of Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night.” Show times are 7 p.m. Nov. 10, 11, 12 and 3 p.m. Nov. 13. If none of those times are good for you, attend the final dress rehearsal 7 p.m. Nov. 9.
The Bruce Uhl basketball camp for Salisbury Township boys in grades four to seven will be held 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 13 in the high school gym. This camp is run by the varsity basketball coaches and players. Pre-registration is encouraged with the form available on both elementary school and middle school websites.