Salisbury Press

Friday, October 19, 2018


Thursday, September 13, 2018 by PAIGE MATHIEU in Columns

SHS football team raising money for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital

After a short and fun-filled summer, Salisbury High School began school Aug. 21. Over the past two weeks, students have had the opportunity to meet teachers and begin club meetings again.

Fall sports have begun for the 2018-2019 season. The stadium is often packed on weekdays and weekends. Check the sports schedule to see when you can come support the Falcons.


Wednesday, September 5, 2018 by MICHAEL FLECK in Columns

Central Catholic’s Homecoming weekend Sept. 21 and 22

Allentown Central Catholic High School began the 2018-2019 school year Aug. 27 for freshmen and Aug. 28 for all students.

Summer was full of exciting events and achievements for CCHS students.

The cheer squad saw success at the Pine Forest Competition Camp in mid-August. Their awards included first place for overall small varsity, first place for cheer routine, second place for sideline cheer and the most improved award.


Wednesday, September 5, 2018 by SARAH TAKACS in Columns

HST PTO back-to-school dinner and dance Sept.7

First days of school have come and gone in eastern Salisbury and students are getting in the swing of things. Soon fundraisers will come home and hopefully the weather will cool down. I’m ready for sweaters, football and nights with friends by the fire pit.

Salisbury Middle School will hold its annual back to school open house 6:45 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 6. Parents are encouraged to attend to meet teachers and hear about what is planned for their students this year.


Thursday, August 30, 2018 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Columns

School opening postponed at Western Salisbury Elementary School

Editor’s Note: This article has been updated since the Aug. 29 issue in print. Western Salisbury Elementary School will continue to be closed Aug. 29, 30 and Sept. 4 for additional air quality remediation. The school is expected to open for kindergarten orientation 8:30 to 1 p.m. Sept. 5; grades one through five will have a two hour delay with a 3:15 p.m. dismissal. Transportation for kindergarten is expected to run as originally planned for the orientation day; lunch will be served, breakfast will not; the day care schedule is expected to run as usual at WSE.


Wednesday, August 22, 2018 by SARAH TAKACS in Columns

Access student portals for bus and teacher assignments

Well here is the time of year either parent’s love or loathe. It’s back to school time.

I can honestly say I’m totally torn this year. My kids definitely are ready to go back to school for the structure, but I’m not ready to go back to work just yet. Ready or not….it’s here.

A few things for the back to school events in Salisbury this year: please make sure you have access to your student’s portal information. All bus cards and teacher assignments will be listed there. Bus cards will not be mailed this year. This is a change from last year.


Tuesday, August 7, 2018 by SARAH TAKACS in Columns

HST to hold new student welcome Aug. 16

Barnes and Noble in the Promenade Shops again will hold a Children’s Thursday Storytime 10 a.m. Aug. 9. This is a fun 30-minutes for children filled with storytime and coloring activities. All children are welcome and no pre-registration is needed.

The Salisbury High School Soccer team will hold a car wash at Big Woody’s on Fourth Street noon to 4 p.m. Aug. 18. There is a cost per car and advance tickets are available from any team member.


Thursday, July 19, 2018 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Columns

Bus cards no longer mailed; will be on portal

Bus cards for Salisbury Township School District will not be sent through the mail for the 2018-2019 school year. They will be available on the community portal, so please make sure to check the portal before the beginning of the school year.

Summer library hours for students in grades kindergarten through eighth are 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. On July 25 and Aug. 1, the library at Harry S Truman Elementary School will be open.


Thursday, June 28, 2018 by SARAH TAKACS in Columns

Harry S Truman Elementary School library open June 27

For all those students that like to read, I have good news! The Harry S Truman Elementary School library will have summer hours thanks to Jane Brennan. The HST library will be open 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. June 27. It will be nice and cool inside and there are plenty of books for everyone. Students will be able to borrow books for summer reading enjoyment. The next open library date will be July 18.


Thursday, June 21, 2018 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Columns

Pages and Pizza at SHS June 27

Do you have a Salisbury High School student who loves to read and loves pizza?

SHS is holding Pages and Pizza 5 to 7 p.m. June 27 in the high school library. Any student entering grades nine to 12 this fall can come in and check out some books for summer reading while enjoying a slice of pizza. Books will be due back to school in September. Registration is recommended by contacting the high school librarian at