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Wednesday, May 6, 2015 by SARAH TAKACS in Columns

Harry S Truman hosts a spring concert May 7

It is hard to believe May is upon us already, however, it is nice to see flowers blooming and nice green grass. The school year is slowly winding down but there are still lots of activities going on.

The Pennsylvania System of School Assessment, or PSSA, makeup tests continue through the week and end May 8 for those who may have missed an exam.

The Harry S Truman Elementary School third grade and chorus spring concert will be held 2 p.m. May 7.

There will be a curriculum committee meeting 7 p.m. May 11 in the administration building, 1140 Salisbury Road.


Wednesday, April 22, 2015 by SARAH TAKACS in Columns

Statewide testing continues

"I love taking tests, gonna put an A in the grade book, teacher. " Ahhh the song of the PSSA's, which the Harry S Truman Elementary students in third through fifth grades continue to take. The math sections will continue through April 24. This will be followed by the science sections April 27 through May 1. PSSA make-ups will be the week of May 4 through 8. This schedule also applies to Salisbury Middle School students in sixth through eighth grades. Please make sure children are getting plenty of sleep and eating a good breakfast before school.

EASTERN SALISBURY COLUMN Easter egg hunt to be held March 28

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 by SARAH TAKACS in Columns

Welcome to spring and hopefully the last snow related early dismissal from school. I don't know about you, but I have been eagerly awaiting spring.

The Salisbury Recreation Advisory Committee will again host an Easter Egg Hunt at Lindberg Park 10 a.m. March 28.

Harry S Truman Elementary School sent report cards home March 24. This year is flying by.

EASTERN SALISBURY COLUMN Kindergarten registration set for Feb. 26

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 by SARAH TAKACS in Columns

Here we are the end of February and don't know about anyone else, but I for one am done with winter. Enough of the Monday snow days, I'm ready for spring.

Harry S Truman Elementary School will hold kindergarten registration 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 2 p.m. Feb. 26. Call the school at 610-791-2800 for more information.

The HST PTO will hold its next meeting 7 p.m. March 2.

There will be an operations committee meeting in the school administration building 7 p.m. March 2.


Wednesday, January 28, 2015 by SARAH TAKACS in Columns

Early school dismissal Jan. 30

It is hard to believe January is almost over. This year is off to a fast start. It shows no signs of slowing down either.

Harry S Truman and Western Salisbury elementary schools will dismiss 1 p.m. Jan. 30. The middle and high schools will dismiss 12:15 p.m. that day.

There will be an operations committee meeting 7 p.m. Feb. 2 at the administrative building, 1140 Salisbury Road.

The HST PTO will hold a dinner meeting 6 p.m. Feb. 2.


Wednesday, January 14, 2015 by SARAH TAKACS in Columns

Schools closed Jan. 19; Booster Club to host comedy night Jan. 31

Hoping this finds everyone staying warm as winter is definitely making its existence known this January.

School is back from the winter break, despite having some delays due to the extreme bitter cold.

There is a school board meeting 7:30 p.m. Jan. 14. in the administration building.

Just a friendly reminder: Salisbury Township District schools will be closed Jan. 19 for a professional development day. Schools will open Jan. 20 on normal schedules.

SAT testing will be held Jan. 24 at Salisbury High School.


Wednesday, December 31, 2014 by SARAH TAKACS in Columns

Classes resume Jan. 5, 2015; HST holds the first T-shirt day of the new year Jan. 8, 2015

It is hard to believe Christmas and the 2014 holiday season are now behind us. Hopefully Santa was good to everyone. As I write this, realizing by the time this reaches you it will be New Year's Eve, I reflect on everything this year has brought. It sure has been a busy year but I'm ready to embrace 2015.

Salisbury Township School District schools remain closed and will reopen Jan. 5, 2015. Hope everyone is enjoying the break.

There will be an operations committee meeting 7 p.m. Jan. 5, 2015, in the administration building.

EASTERN SALISBURY COLUMN Santa to visit Eastern Salisbury children Dec. 20

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 by SARAH TAKACS in Columns

It's hard to believe the holiday season is in full swing and before we know it, it will be 2015. The holiday season is a busy one for everyone.

On Dec. 20, Santa will be escorted through the east side of the township by his helpers at the Eastern Salisbury Fire Department. They plan to begin their journey around 9 a.m. so keep your ears and eyes open.