Salisbury Press

Tuesday, October 15, 2019


Wednesday, October 9, 2019 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Columns

WSE PTA to host Scholastic book fair Oct. 15-18

Western Salisbury Elementary School PTA will host a Scholastic book fair Oct. 15-18. During the week, students will have a chance to visit the fair and make purchases with their classroom. Parents are invited to the book bingo 6-8 p.m. Oct. 18. Food and beverages will be available to purchase.

Salisbury schools are closed Oct. 14 for a teacher professional development day.

There is an early dismissal Oct. 18. Salisbury High School and Salisbury Middle School dismiss 12:15 p.m. while Harry S Truman Elementary School and WSE dismiss 1 p.m.

‘The Pajama Game’ is ACCHS spring 2020 musical

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The Allentown Central Catholic High School Theater Department recently announced “The Pajama Game” will be the upcoming spring musical. There will be a variety of performances April 16-18, 2020.

Priyanka Bhashyam and Jack Yen are Central Catholic’s 2020 National Merit Scholars. Both students placed among the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.5 million students. These students demonstrate outstanding potential for academic success.

The boys and girls soccer teams are hosting a Penny War to help fundraise for the Central City Project Food Pantry.


Wednesday, October 2, 2019 by SARAH TAKACS in Columns

Plan to attend the Homecoming parade

The fifth annual Salisbury High School Homecoming parade will begin 5:30 p.m. Oct. 4 traveling Gaskill Avenue at Harry S Truman Elementary School to Tweed Avenue to Montgomery Street and end at the Salisbury High School parking lot. Come on out to show your Falcon Pride and be sure to join the fun at the Homecoming game, starting 7 p.m. against the Northern Lehigh Bulldogs.

The annual Homecoming dance will be held at SHS 7 p.m. Oct. 5. Information should have been given to the high school students regarding tickets.


Wednesday, October 2, 2019 by PAIGE MATHIEU in Columns

Salisbury High School Homecoming events set for Oct. 4-5

Students at Salisbury High School are busy preparing for Homecoming.

Each grade has been spending the past few weeks creating decorations and choreographing man dances for the annual Homecoming pep rally. Students also learned the Salisbury High School Alma Mater, which will be sung by the student section after Friday night’s game.

To show their school spirit throughout the week, SHS students and faculty have been dressing up based on daily themes including pajama day, twin day, USA day, Hawaiian day and Blue and White day.


Wednesday, September 25, 2019 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Columns

Salisbury HS arms parents and guardians with knowledge on vaping, heroin and opioids in upcoming events

Calling all Salisbury Falcon alumni — Homecoming is just around the corner! Are you coming to the parade and the game?

I am not a Salisbury alum, but I married one and have a friend who lives on the parade route, so I am looking forward to attending my first Salisbury Homecoming Parade. The parade starts 5:15 p.m. Oct. 4 at the administration building, winds through town and ends at Salisbury High School. After that, stick around for the football game against Northern Lehigh and cheer on the team. Go Falcons!


Thursday, September 19, 2019 by SIMON ERNST in Columns

Allentown Central Catholic off to a great school year

Editor’s Note; We welcome Simon Ernst as our new Allentown Central Catholic High School reporter. Ernst is a sophomore at ACCHS. He is a member of the Central Catholic Science Olympiad team, drama club and spring musical. He is also a member of St. Ann Church, where he altar serves and is a member of the welcome committee.

New students were welcomed into Viking Nation Aug. 25 complete with friends, fun, Kona Ice and a competitive game of Allentown Central Catholic High School trivia. Good luck to all of our new Vikings.


Thursday, September 19, 2019 by PAIGE MATHIEU in Columns

Salisbury celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

Salisbury Township School District is celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month. Students and community members are encouraged to participate by posting photos on social media according to the daily hashtags. Everytime you post, include the #STSDHHM and the daily hashtag. Today’s hashtag is #Tengo (I have).


Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by REBECCA FOERKOLB in Columns

Western Salisbury Fire Department hosts community day Sept. 14

Western Salisbury Fire Department will host its 60th anniversary Community Day. Come out 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 14 to Green Acres Park. There will be a bounce house, games, face painting, Balloons the Clown and fire trucks on display. Also, on tap will be a bake sale, fire extinguisher training and a fire safety house. A collection of canned goods for a local food bank will be going on all day. Bring the little ones out to this great community event.


Thursday, September 5, 2019 by SARAH TAKACS in Columns

Mark your calendars for the PTO back to school dinner Sept. 6

We are officially past the first week of the new school year. Hope everyone had a great first few days. With the beginning of a new school year, comes all kinds of craziness.

Salisbury Middle School will hold its open house 6:45-8:30 p.m. Sept. 5. A detailed schedule has been sent to the email on file with specific times and locations depending on what grade your child is in. The school scheduled it so you can attend more than one if you need to do so. Hope to see you there.