Salisbury Press

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Thursday, May 18, 2017 by PAIGE MATHIEU in Columns

Salisbury theatre receives two Freddy nominations

Congratulations to the Salisbury Theatre Department for receiving two Freddy nominations for the spring production of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” - one for Outstanding Stage Crew and one for Outstanding Featured Performance by an Actress - Jessette Long as Sally Brown.

The Freddy Awards show will be held at the State Theater in Easton and broadcast on WFMZ May 25.


Thursday, May 18, 2017 by SARAH TAKACS in Columns

HST hosts Leadership Day

Harry S Truman Elementary School will have field day for students in kindergarten through second grade 1:30 to 3 p.m. May 17. Please dress them appropriately to be outside in the afternoon.

May 19 is HST Leadership Day. Stop by the school 1:30 to 3 p.m. to see all the wonderful ways our students are demonstrating leadership and how they use the seven habits.

May 19 is also the HST and Western Salisbury Elementary School PTO color run fundraiser 5:30 to 8 p.m. The event starts 6:30 p.m.


Wednesday, May 10, 2017 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Columns

Music is in the air at Salisbury Middle School May 11

Salisbury Middle School chorus and band will perform their spring concert 7 p.m. May 11 in the middle school cafeteria.

May 12 will be a 1 p.m. dismissal for both Harry S Truman and Western Salisbury elementary schools. The middle and high schools dismiss at regular time.

The senior prom will be held at the Bethlehem SteelStacks this year 6 p.m. May 13.


Wednesday, May 3, 2017 by MARGARET FLECK in Columns

Side-by-Side concert May 6 at Allentown Central Catholic High School

The Central Catholic theater program presented the school’s spring musical “Anything Goes” April 20, 21 and 22. Over 70 students, cast and crew, worked for months to put on an incredible show. Four of the leading actors will represent Allentown Central Catholic High School in the opening number at the Freddy Awards May 25 on WFMZ-TV. Cast, crew and school eagerly await the nominations for the awards, which will be announced in mid-May.


Wednesday, May 3, 2017 by SARAH TAKACS in Columns

HST kindergarten students invite their families to lunch May 4

May has arrived and our schools are getting very busy with end-of-year events.

May 4 is the Harry S Truman Elementary School invitation to lunch for kindergarten students and their families. Look for information for this great experience with your kindergarten students.

May 9 is the Salisbury High School spring choral and instrumental concert. This event will begin 7 p.m. This night will also serve as senior night. The concert is expected to last approximately 90 minutes. There is no admission for this event.


Wednesday, May 3, 2017 by PAIGE MATHIEU in Columns

Debate team takes season, semi-finals and moves on to finals

Students from Salisbury High School traveled to Saucon Valley High School to compete against Pennridge High School in their final debate of the year.

SHS was on the affirmative team, while Pennridge High School was on the negative team, for this year’s resolve, “The United States should implement a DNA database for all criminal suspects.” Each team is required to give two speeches, question the other team two times and write and present one rebuttal. The individual debate teams can have a maximum of four members; however, they can have less than four members.


Wednesday, April 26, 2017 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Columns

District art show at Salisbury High School May 10

The Salisbury Township School District art show will be held 5 to 8 p.m. May 10 at the high school. Art projects from students in kindergarten through 12th grade will be displayed in the gym. You will be amazed at the talented students we have in Salisbury.

The math section of the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment testing will be administered April 25, 26 and 27 to Salisbury students in grades three to eight. The science section will be administered May 2 and 3 to students in fourth grade only.


Thursday, April 20, 2017 by SARAH TAKACS in Columns

Salisbury to host twirling, color guard, percussion and dance team competition April 22

The next school board meeting will be held 7:30 p.m. April 19 at the administration building.

On April 22, Salisbury High School will host the annual twirling, color guard, percussion and dance team competition in the gymnasium. The event will begin 1 p.m. Tickets will be available at the door.

The Salisbury baseball booster club will hold a car wash at Big Woody’s noon to 3 p.m. April 23.

A curriculum and technology meeting is scheduled 7 p.m. April 24 at Salisbury Middle School.

WESTERN SALISBURY COLUMN Salisbury baseball to hold car wash fundraiser April 23

Thursday, April 13, 2017 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Columns

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!