Congratulations Salisbury High School twirlers. The team won the Atlantic Coast Senior Division Championship this past weekend in Wildwood, N.J.
Congratulations also to the Salisbury Middle School twirler squad who took first place as 2014 Scholastic Champions this past weekend in Wildwood, N.J.
On April 29, members of the Salisbury High School Literary Club went to the Reading Olympics at Easton Area High School. The competition involved trivia from plots and details of popular young adult novels. Teams are placed based on accumulation of points over three rounds of questions. Team members received certificates for their participation.
The state-mandated Keystone exams will be administered mid to late May as follows: Literature: May 12 and 13, Algebra I: May 20 and 21, Biology: May 27 and 28. Students are to report to their designated testing rooms by 7:30 a.m.
The Salisbury Township School District administration team will present its public presentation of the proposed 2014-2015 budget at the 7 p.m. May 5 meeting and residents are asked to attend.
School board members will hear the administration's recommendations at the same time as the residents at this meeting held at the administration building.
Board members want to hear from residents on the proposed budget.
The proposed final budget is expected to be adopted at the May 14 meeting.
Salisbury Township's second annual Earth Fair Celebration will be held 10 a.m. to noon April 26 at Lindberg Park, rain or shine. There will special activities for children. Presentations regarding composting, creating a sustainable culture, Bird Town, community and recycling and hazardous waste will be conducted. The free event is sponsored by the Salisbury Township Environmental Advisory Council.
Since the State of Pennsylvania requires all students in sixth and 11th grade to have a physical, and students in grade seven to have a dental check-up, Salisbury High School and Salisbury Middle School are providing the medical services free of charge.
Physicals for students in sixth and 11th grade will be available April 22 and dental exams for students in grade seven will be available April 24 for any students who have not had one this year. Exams will be held during regular school hours.
On April 10, Salisbury High School held its annual "Mr. Salisbury" competition. Contestants included seniors Sinjon Bartel, Luke Chassard, Shaun Holben, Tyler Lesko, Ariel Soto, Samuel Undercuffler, Brad Vangeli and Zach Young.
Throughout the comedic and entertaining night, contestant performances ranged from dancing to churning butter. Young won first place, Chassard was runner up, and Bartel was second runner up. Congratulations to all.
The Salisbury Recreation Advisory Committee will host an Easter Egg Hunt at Lindberg Park 10 a.m. April 12.
Attending children must be between the ages of three and 10 and be accompanied by parents. Flyer and registration forms are available at www.salisburytownshipa.org. Submit completed forms to the Township Municipal Building, 2900 South Pike Ave., by April 9.
Attention all parents of children ages three to 10! Salisbury Township is holding a community Easter Egg Hunt 10 a.m. April 12 at Lindberg Park. A registration form can be found on the Salisbury Township website and needs to be submitted to the township municipal building by April 9. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
My favorite thing to do with all of the eggs my boys would bring home from egg hunts was to make lots of Pennsylvania Dutch pickled red beet eggs. Yum!
Harry S Truman's PTO is sponsoring, "Candy Bingo Night" 6 to 8 p.m. March 28 at the school. The winners walk away with a sweet prize– candy. Attendees will also have the opportunity to win a gift card. Hot dogs, soft pretzels, nachos and drinks will be available to purchase.
March 27 will be T-shirt day at HST.
The spring concert will be held 7 p.m. April 1 with first and second grade students featured.
HST invites parents and guardians to join their first grade students for lunch April 7.
The second annual SGA Dodgeball Tournament will be held 6:30 to 9 p.m. March 20 in the Salisbury High School gym. Sixteen teams will enter, only one will win. This promises to be the event of the year. Tickets are available in advance or at the door. Children under five are free. Tickets will be on sale at the school store.
The Salisbury High School baseball team is having a Boar's Head Sweet Slice Ham Fundraiser. Whole, half and baby ham sizes are offered. All orders come with glaze and deli mustard.