Spring continues to be an eventful time at Allentown Central Catholic.
Students Neil Maydick (percussion) and Maria Romero (clarinet) performed in the New York Invitational Music Festival at Carnegie Hall April 4 with Dieruff High School’s band. The students were invited by Dieruff director Lawrence Flynn. The performance featured groups from Connecticut, Georgia, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Salisbury Middle School and Salisbury High School will have an early dismissal 12:15 p.m. April 20. The elementary schools will dismiss at their regular times.
The next school board meeting will be held 7:30 p.m. April 18 in the administration building.
Salisbury Township School District has used six weather emergency days this year according to Superintendent Dr. Randy Ziegenfuss.
The following changes have been made to the school calendar: June 7 and 8 will be full days for all students. June 11 will be an early dismissal for all students with a 12:15 p.m. dismissal for Salisbury Middle School and Salisbury High School and a 1 p.m. dismissal for Harry S Truman Elementary School and Western Salisbury Elementary School.
The National Honor Society Induction ceremony was held April 4 at Salisbury High School. Over 30 students were inducted into the Salisbury chapter of NHS. In order to be a part of NHS, students must demonstrate their qualifications through portraying the values of scholarship, leadership, service and character – the four pillars of NHS. Members of NHS complete 15 hours of community service a year, maintain a grade average of 93 and are available to peer tutor. Congratulations!
Tickets for Central Catholic’s spring musical “Disaster!” are now on sale. In the show, 1970s tunes take center stage in this side-splitting homage to classic disaster films. The show runs 7 p.m. April 5 and 6 and 2 and 7 p.m. April 7. Tickets can be purchased at acchs.info.
The end of the third marking period is April 5 for Salisbury Middle School and Salisbury High School students. The end is in sight and hopefully no more snow days to add to the end of the school year.
The Harry S Truman Elementary School PTO will host a candy bingo 6:30 to 8 p.m. April 6 in the cafeteria. There is no admission to play. Come out for a fun night with friends and a chance to win some candy.
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.