Salisbury Press

Saturday, February 29, 2020


Thursday, February 27, 2020 by PAIGE MATHIEU in Columns

G.I.V.E. fundraiser at The Crust March 4

The yearbook will take club photos Feb. 26, 27 and 28 for the 2020 yearbook. Check the schedule and arrive five minutes prior to your club’s scheduled photo.

Feb. 26 is the last day for all seniors to submit their senior quote to be published in the yearbook. If a student is interested in revising their previously submitted quote, they should do so by filling out the Google form again, making sure to put the words “revised quote” next to their name.


Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by PAIGE MATHIEU in Columns

Salisbury High School to host cornhole tournament Feb. 22

The yearbook staff will host a cornhole tournament 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 22 at Salisbury High School. Family members, staff and students are all welcome to participate. There is a cost for a team for students and another cost for everyone else.

All senior quotes for the 2019-2020 yearbook must be submitted to the yearbook staff using the Google form by Feb. 14. Please check the guidelines to make sure the quote meets all of the requirements.


Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Columns

WSE PTA to host movie day Feb. 22

Have you seen the retro movie “Meet the Robinsons?” The Western Salisbury Elementary School PTA would like to invite you to movie day at the Emmaus Theatre Feb. 22. Doors open noon and the movie begins 12:30 p.m. Admission and snacks are courtesy of the PTA. Bring the family for a fun afternoon. Please RSVP on the PTA membership toolkit.


Thursday, February 6, 2020 by SARAH TAKACS in Columns

HST PTO meeting Feb. 10 at Arelis Restaurant

Well, Phil didn’t see his shadow so guess we’re in for an early spring. But have we truly had a winter yet?? I’m loving the lack of snow; however, I’m sure it will come at some point. My kids are just dying for a snow day as well. In comes February – lets see how this month treats us.

The February Harry S Truman Elementary School PTO meeting is scheduled 6 p.m. Feb. 10 at Arelis Restaurant. Come out to see what’s going on at your student’s school.


Thursday, February 6, 2020 by SIMON ERNST in Columns

ACCHS basketball player breaks ACCHS record

Congratulations to Nick Filchner who broke the Allentown Central Catholic High School basketball record for 3-pointers with a total of 174 (and counting). Nick had tied the record of 169 previously set by Zay Jennings, Class of 2016, when the Vikes defeated Parkland Jan. 24. Nick racked up five more three’s against Quakertown. Currently, Nick is only 39 points away from 1,000. Way to go Nick!

Many thanks to all of our partner school athletes who came out to CYO night Jan. 24.


Wednesday, January 29, 2020 by PAIGE MATHIEU in Columns

Twirling show Feb.1

Join Salisbury in its Community Visioning Session with Fielding International 6 p.m. Jan. 3 in the Salisbury High School library. Fielding International is a company that helps redesign learning environments. This is an opportunity to share and brainstorm ideas about how the school district’s learning spaces can be changed to support the district’s educational paradigm. Residents are encouraged to attend. Please RSVP to Mary Bishop by phone at 610-797-2062 or by email at


Wednesday, January 29, 2020 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Columns

Residents asked to attend community visioning session Jan. 30

Salisbury Township School District, in collaboration with Fielding International, will host a community visioning session 6 p.m. Jan. 30 in the Salisbury High School library, 500 E. Montgomery St., Allentown. Fielding International is an award-winning, global leader in education planning and architectural design firm with the mission of transforming education by design. Having designed schools in 50 countries, their philosophy is to design schools based on learning and the local ethos.


Wednesday, January 22, 2020 by SIMON ERNST in Columns

Vikette coach celebrates his 1,000th win

The Allentown Central Catholic High School girls basketball played against Pocono Mountain West High School Jan. 10.

The Vikettes won 33-30 and marked their 1,000th win with Coach Mike Kopp.

Coach Kopp has had a distinguished career of service and accomplishment as an ACCHS teacher, athletic director from 2002-2015 and basketball coach. Among his many accomplishments is being named the National High School Coaches Association National Girls Basketball Coach of The Year in 2014 and holding the state record for most victories. Congratulations, Coach Kopp!