Well here we are, officially the first full day of spring – according to the calendar. Think Mother Nature will tell Old Man winter its bed time? I know I’m eagerly awaiting the arrival of spring and its warmer temperatures.
Harry S Truman Elementary School will hold its spring concert for students in kindergarten through second grade 9:30 a.m. March 22. Parents and guardians are encouraged to attend as this is always a popular event for the kids.
The Festival of Cultures, a celebration of histories, peoples and cultures, was held March 4. The event featured the food and music of Allentown Central Catholic High School students’ diverse backgrounds.
The annual Salisbury Township Easter Egg Hunt is scheduled 10 a.m. March 24 at Lindberg Park, weather permitting. This event is open to Salisbury residents ages three to 10. A registration form can be found at https://www.salisburytownshippa.org/township-news/2018-easter-egg-hunt. The form needs to be filled out and turned in to the Salisbury Township municipal building, 2900 S. Pike Ave., by March 21. The egg hunt is run solely by the township, not Salisbury Township School District.
Members of Salisbury High School’s Literary Club and Key Club traveled to both elementary schools to read books to the students to kick off their annual Cops ‘n’ Kids event March 2 and 5.
Every year students from both elementary schools collect books to donate to Cops ‘n’ Kids. Cops ‘n’ Kids collects books throughout the Lehigh Valley to provide books to children in need. If you have any gently used children’s books, a donation at one of the elementary schools to support Cops ‘n’ Kids would be greatly appreciated.
Tickets for Allentown Central Catholic High School’s spring musical Disaster! are now on sale. In the show, 1970s tunes take center stage in this homage to classic disaster films. The show runs 7 p.m. April 5, 6 and 7 and 2 p.m. April 7. Tickets can be purchased at acchs.info.
There will be no school for all Salisbury Township School District students March 9, as schools are closed for a teacher in-service day.
Both Harry S Truman Elementary School and Western Salisbury Elementary School will have 1 p.m. dismissals March 13 through 16 for parent teacher conferences. Spring conference signups are now open on signup genius. For further details, look for an email from HST Principal Zachary P. Brem or view the information sheet which came home with your student.
On Feb. 23, Harry S Truman Elementary School and Western Salisbury Elementary School will dismiss 1 p.m. If there are changes for dismissal, please notify your child’s school.
The next curriculum and technology committee meeting will be held 7 p.m. Feb. 21 at Salisbury High School.
Allentown Central Catholic High School basketball continues to have success this season. Both the boys and girls teams won during the first round of leagues Feb. 12, with a 64-48 Viking win over Northampton and a 46-34 Vikette victory over Nazareth. The teams then advanced to the semifinals Feb. 14, where they played back-to-back at Liberty. During the double-header, the Vikettes beat Freedom 49-32 and the Vikings won against East Stroudsburg South with a score of 54-51. Both teams played in the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference championship Feb. 16.
Students in Spanish three and four are celebrating Valentine’s Day with secret valentines.
Every day, students brought in secret gifts, such as a piece of gum or a nickel, for their valentine. Then today, Feb. 14, students will bring a gift, such as a candy bar, to class where students will participate in a Valentine’s Day-themed activity.
Student Government Association and Key Club members are collecting LEGO® bricks to donate to the Lehigh Valley’s Children’s Center.
Happy Valentine’s Day! What are you doing with your sweetie?
The Salisbury High School baseball booster club is holding a restaurant fundraiser. If you eat at the Texas Roadhouse in Trexlertown between noon and 4 p.m. Feb. 25 or 4 and 10 p.m. Feb. 26, the baseball booster club can receive 10 percent of your check total. All you have to do is print out a flier and present it to your server. Contact Monica Deeb for the flier at firstname.lastname@example.org.