Salisbury Press

Monday, December 18, 2017


Thursday, June 8, 2017 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Columns

Congratulations to the Class of 2017

The last days of school are here!

Graduation will be held 6 p.m. June 7 at Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St. Allentown. Entrance is by ticket only.

The last two days are early dismissals with the following schedule. On June 9, the high school and middle school dismiss 12:15 p.m. and the elementary schools dismiss 1 p.m. For the last day of the school year, June 12, the high school and middle school dismiss 10:30 a.m. and the elementary schools let out the kiddos 1:15 p.m. Let the summer begin!


Wednesday, May 31, 2017 by PAIGE MATHIEU in Columns

Community invited to be a part of Be The Match program

Be The Match is a program which allows people who are 18 years old or older to sign up for the opportunity to save a person’s life by donating bone marrow.

For Sien Bauman and Payton Stauffer’s Challenge Based Learning Project, they created an online donation with the Be The Match program to allow people in our community to sign up for the potential to save someone’s life.


Thursday, May 25, 2017 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Columns

Salisbury High School graduation set for June 7

The 2017 graduating class of Salisbury High School will hold commencement exercises 6 p.m. June 7 at Miller Symphony Hall. Admission is by ticket only. Congratulations graduates!

All Salisbury Township schools will be closed May 25, 26 and 29 in observance of Memorial Day.

Western Salisbury Elementary School students will be releasing the butterflies that have been growing and emerging from their cocoons the afternoon of June 2.


Friday, May 19, 2017 by MARGARET FLECK in Columns

Central Catholic receives eight Freddy Award nominations

Allentown Central Catholic High School received a school record of eight Freddy Award nominations May 11 for the spring musical “Anything Goes.” The show received nominations for outstanding costuming, choreography, chorus, production number and production by a small school. Sophomore Dylan Brown was nominated for outstanding male ensemble member for his role as Elisha J. Whitney and senior Abby Garza received two nominations, one for her solo vocal performance of “I Get a Kick Out of You” and the other for outstanding actress in a leading role.


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.