The Allentown Central Catholic High School Science Olympiad team competed at the East Penn Conference Science Olympiad Championship March 1 at Northampton Community College. The team finished second and won four gold medals and one silver medal. First place winners included Anatomy (Pamela Gonzalez and Jack Mallon), Boomilever (Alan Garger and Luke Kuklis), Disease Detectives (Priyanka Bhashyam and Michael Fleck) and Fermi Questions (Gwen Minogue and Alex Strohl). Second place winner was Designer Genes (Sydni Ernst and Karina Mihura).
Salisbury Township School District is sponsoring a parent workshop entitled “Health Benefits of Spices and Herbs.”
Those who attend will learn the benefits of using spices and herbs in cooking, ranging from mild to spicy. Recipes will be included.
Come to Salisbury High School 6 p.m. March 18 to take advantage of this workshop conducted by Camille Laszczak, SFE, the district food service provider.
Salisbury High School juniors traveled to Cedar Crest College to visit the Pennsylvania Association for College Admission Counseling College Fair March 7. Students had the opportunity to learn about colleges throughout the country by talking to college representatives and viewing the information pamphlets the schools provided.
Allentown Central Catholic High School students joined forces with the University of Notre Dame Club of the Lehigh Valley Feb. 16 for a Mary’s Shelter Cay Galgon Center Day of Service. Students cleaned, organized supplies and spent time with the Bethlehem center’s residents.
Despite Punxsutawney Phil’s prediction for an early spring, The snow keeps piling up. Hopefully spring arrives soon.
All Salisbury Township schools will be closed March 8 for a teacher in-service day. School will resume March 11.
Daylight saving time begins March 10; don’t forget to “spring” those clocks forward one hour. Also remember to change your smoke detector batteries as well.
We love our fire departments; however, seeing them due to a fire is not the best way to meet them.
Western Salisbury Elementary PTA will hold its sixth annual purse bingo March 10. Doors open at the Salisbury Middle School cafeteria noon, with bingo 1-4 p.m. Prizes include purses by Coach, Kate Spade, Vera Bradley and more. The day will also include a 50/50 raffle and basket raffles. Food and drinks will be available for purchase at the event. For more information, contact Deena Petrie at 610-442-5988 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
On Feb. 22, the Salisbury High School debate team had its final debate of the regular Lehigh Valley Interscholastic Debate season. This year students debated on the topics of legalizing the selling of human organs and upholding the Electoral College. Congratulations to the SHS debate team who won first in the LVID regular season. Stay tuned to see how they do in the LVID semi-finals.
As the snow (hopefully) stops falling and the weather takes a turn for the better, the snowbirds who made their annual trek south at the start of winter begin to return back north. They use planes, trains and cars allowing their navigation systems, maps, conductors and pilots to lead the way.
Similarly, months ago many real birds began their annual journey south and will soon return back north, but these birds don’t have GPS or a map to show them the way. How exactly do they know which way to fly?
It’s time to meet the next class of Falcon leaders!
Allentown Central Catholic High School will host an open house 2 to 4 p.m. Feb. 24. Visiting families can tour the school and talk with students, teachers and administrators.
ACCHS’ new tuition discount program has been announced for the Class of 2023. Any incoming freshman who submits their application and early tuition payment by March 15 will receive $500 off their 2019-2020 tuition.