Editor’s Note: The Salisbury Press would like to welcome Paige Mathieu as a Salisbury High School correspondent. She is a ninth grader at the school and is involved in the Debate team and Literary Club. She also dances at Muhlenberg Community Dancer Center for the past 12 years and plays the piano. She is an avid reader and is actively involved in church activities at The Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit, Emmaus, by assisting the minister, participating in the choir and teaching four-year-old Sunday school.
The winter sports award ceremony was held March 20 as the season draws to a close. The ceremony honored all letter winners and most valuable players from swimming and diving, basketball, wrestling, and competitive cheerleading. Both boys and girls swimming dominated the 2017 season, winning both District XI team championships. Multiple individual and relay swimmers qualified for the state competition. The girls basketball team also advanced far in district playoffs, reaching the finals where they became District XI runners up, falling to Bethlehem Catholic.
Harry S Truman Elementary School will host the annual spring concert featuring kindergarten through second grade students 2 p.m. March 23. The children always do a great job. If you have students in these grades, and are able to make it, it’s always a good time.
March 24 marks the end of the third marking period for Salisbury Middle School and Salisbury High School. Almost there! Keep up the good work!
Last night, I went to see the Salisbury High School Theatre production of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.” What a delight! It is so evident how much work these students put into the shows. They sing, they dance and they know their lines. I applaud them; good job guys!
The Central City Project hosted a Mardi Gras themed community dinner Feb. 28.
The menu featured homemade jambalaya, gumbo and a pork dish, as well as multiple side dishes and desserts. Allentown Central Catholic High School student volunteers served as waiters and kitchen staff, providing a formal meal for people in need in nearby center city Allentown.
March is officially here, and that means spring is just around the corner (hopefully!).
Salisbury High School Theatre will present its spring play, “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown” 7 p.m. March 9 through 11 and 3 p.m. March 12. Tickets can be reserved by calling Cherie Pennella at 610-797-4107, ext. 2508 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please remember all Salisbury Township schools will be closed March 10 for a professional development day.
Salisbury Theatre will present the musical, “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown” 7 p.m. March 9, 10, 11 and 3 p.m. March 12 at Salisbury High School. For ticket information, contact Cherie Pennella at 610-797-4107, ext. 2508.
A group of Allentown Central Catholic High School students had the opportunity to participate in Notre Dame High School’s Mini-THON Feb. 17 and 18. Central raised almost $2,000 to contribute to the fight against childhood cancer, the mission of THON, the annual dance marathon at Penn State University. Mini-THON’s are a way for high school students to gain experience organizing and participating in such an event.
Feb. 22 will be a curriculum and technology committee meeting 7 p.m. at Salisbury High School
Mid-marking period for the middle and high schools for the third quarter is Feb. 22.
Both Harry S Truman Elementary and Western Salisbury Elementary schools will dismiss 1 p.m. Feb. 24.
On Feb. 27 HST will kick off its Cops & Kids reading program. New and gently used books can be donated to the program. Book donations can be dropped off at the school between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. on school days.
The Harry S Truman Elementary School PTO will hold a clearance night in the school library for family members of an HST student to complete their necessary clearances 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 8. Anyone interesting in volunteering at the school must have clearances.
A school board meeting will be held 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8 in the administration building.
HST class photo day will be Feb. 13.