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Thursday, February 2, 2017 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Columns

Donate clothing Feb. 4 for Salisbury softball team fundraiser

The Salisbury softball team is holding a one-day clothing drive 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Feb. 4. Residents can drop off items in a box or bag at the main entrance of the middle school on that day only. Donations must be there by 2:30 p.m. because everything will be picked up promptly 3 p.m. For a complete list of items which can be donated, visit any of the school websites.

Western Salisbury Elementary invites the parents and guardians of the third graders to have lunch with their student Feb. 7. Third grade lunch begins promptly 12:05 p.m.


Thursday, January 26, 2017 by SARAH TAKACS in Columns

Schools dismiss early Jan. 27

Just a reminder. On Jan. 27, all Salisbury Township School District schools will have an early dismissal. However, it is opposite dismissal than usual. Harry S Truman and Western Salisbury elementary schools will dismiss 11:15 a.m. while Salisbury Middle School and Salisbury High School will dismiss 12:15 p.m.

On Jan. 30, there will be a curriculum and technology meeting 7 p.m. at HST.

Feb. 2 will be the next T-shirt day at HST. Remember to show off your Falcon Pride!

There will be an operations committee meeting in the administration building 7 p.m. Feb. 6.


Thursday, January 26, 2017 by MARGARET FLECK in Columns

Wall of Fame Ceremony to be held Jan. 28

The Allentown Central Catholic High School Dance Team traveled to New York City in early January for a weekend of Broadway experiences. The team attended the Tony award winning musicals “Aladdin” and “Cats.” The girls also had the opportunity to participate in master classes instructed by professional dancers, as well as a talk back session with the cast of “Cats.” Even a snow spell couldn’t stop the team from having a fantastic time in the city.

The CCHS Dance Team performs for both boys and girls home basketball games and is featured at every pep rally.


Tuesday, January 17, 2017 by REBECA FOEHRKOLB in Columns

Middle school students hold formal winter dance Jan. 20

Salisbury Middle School will host a formal winter dance 7 to 9 p.m. Jan. 20.

The SMS student council is running a Pennies for Patients fundraiser during the month of February.

A kickoff assembly will be held 8:30 a.m. Jan. 28. A student in the district who had leukemia will also attend.

Other events include dress down days for teachers, students selling Pennies for Patients bracelets, parent drop off donations, penny wars between advisory groups and a hat day where students can wear hats if they make a donation.

FALCON INSIDER Winter ball scheduled Jan. 14

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 by EMMY COGILL in Columns

Starting off the new year are some exciting events for students and parents in the month of January.

The annual winter ball will be held 7 to 10 p.m. Jan. 14 at Salisbury High School. Tickets are discounted when students buy them during lunch throughout the week before the ball and are higher at the door. Tickets can be paid with either cash or checks made out to “Class of 2018.”


Wednesday, January 11, 2017 by SARAH TAKACS in Columns

I hope everyone had a happy new year and the hustle and bustle from the holidays is slowly returning to normal chaos.

Salisbury High School will hold their winter ball 7 to 10 p.m. Jan. 14.

All Salisbury Township schools will be closed Jan. 16 for a professional development day. Schools will reopen Jan. 17.

There will be a school board meeting 7:30 p.m. Jan. 18 in the administration building.

Jan. 18 marks the end of the second marking period for the middle and high schools. Hard to believe the year is at its halfway point.


Friday, December 30, 2016 by MARGARET FLECK in Columns

Central Catholic students give back to the community

Students at Allentown Central Catholic High School had a very busy month of December, from sporting events to Christmas concerts to service projects.

The Central City Project held its second annual “Snack and Shop’ Dec. 21.

The National Honor Society toy drive and Central City Project clothing drive supplied hundreds of items for the homeless and needy of center city Allentown. Baked goods and hot chocolate were also provided, helping to spread the Christmas spirit to all the people who benefited from the event.

WESTERN SALISBURY COLUMN Early dismissal planned for Dec. 23

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Columns

I cannot believe Christmas is almost here and 2016 is just about over. What a year it has been. Some good, some bad, some heartwarming and some annoying. What is your favorite memory of 2016?

The last week of school in 2016 brings early dismissals.

On Dec. 23, Salisbury High School and Salisbury Middle School will dismiss 12:15 p.m. and both elementary schools will dismiss 1 p.m.

The kindergarten students from Western Salisbury Elementary School will go on a field trip to the Liberty Bell museum Dec. 21. I wonder if Pip the Mouse will be there?


Wednesday, December 14, 2016 by MARGARET FLECK in Columns

School-wide retreat Dec. 15 and 16

The drama club at Allentown Central Catholic High School would like to thank all those who attended “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” Dec. 2 and 3. It was the final winter play for 16 seniors in the cast and crew.

The annual 40 hours school-wide retreat will be held Dec. 15 and 16. The two days will include a keynote speaker, small group sessions, Eucharistic adoration and a mass with Bishop Barres. Students will be dismissed 1 p.m. Dec. 16 following the close of the retreat.