SADD clubs, which support Students Against Destructive Decisions, across the Lehigh Valley have officially changed their name to STARs, Students Taking an Active Role.
While the club will no longer be sponsored by the Pennsylvania state SADD, the students are still able to participate in SADD activities. Instead, the Lehigh Valley Youth House will be working with STARs as the students take active roles in their schools and communities.
Allentown Central Catholic students finished 2018 with a Christmas performance Dec. 21, 2018. The show featured the concert band, chorus and dance team. The school concluded the performance with a Christmas sing-along.
The Viking basketball team was named Lehigh Valley Health Network 2018 Christmas Tournament Champions Dec. 28, 2018. The tournament was held in Rockne Hall.
The team defeated Freire Charter School 71-51 and Springside Chestnut Hill Academy 56-55 to be crowned the winner of the tournament.
Senior Chad Kratzer had an exceptional game, scoring 30 points.
Now that the holidays are all behind us, January is in full swing! We have officially taken down all signs of Christmas at my house and it makes things just a tad less stressful for me personally.
That being said, Christmas trees will be collected during January on the second collection night with garbage pickup. Trees over 10 feet tall are requested to be cut in half, or you may just find them still on your curb.
There is a school board meeting scheduled 7:30 p.m. Jan. 16 in the administration building.
The Salisbury cheerleaders will host a Flapjack Fundraiser at the Applebee’s on Hamilton Boulevard 8-10 a.m. Jan. 5. Come enjoy some flapjacks and support the Salisbury cheerleaders.
Interested in supporting Salisbury sports? Come to a sporting event. Basketball games, wrestling matches and swimming meets are occurring throughout the month. Check the schedule to see when you can attend. Can’t make a game? Many of the Salisbury High School sporting events can be viewed on Service Electric Channel 550.
Happy New Year!
Salisbury residents can put their Christmas trees out for collection throughout the month of January on their second pickup day. Any tree over 10 feet tall will need to be cut in half.
Welcome back, students and teachers from winter break. I hope you had a restful time off spent relaxing with family.
I hope everyone had a Merry Christmas and Santa was good to all the good children, both big and small!
All Salisbury Township schools will remain closed until Jan. 2, 2019 when they resume with normal schedules.
The Salisbury Middle School and Salisbury High School Varsity Cheerleaders will host a flapjack breakfast fundraiser 8-10 a.m. Jan. 5, 2019. It will be held at Applebee’s, 7150 Hamilton Blvd., Trexlertown. Any questions can be directed to Coach Paula at email@example.com.
Merry Christmas everyone!
The Salisbury High School varsity basketball team will hold a fundraiser 6-9 p.m. Dec. 20 at the Udder Bar, 1852 W. Allen St. Allentown. You can get some delicious ice cream and the basketball team will get 10 percent of your sale. Yum Yum!
The Salisbury Middle School and varsity cheerleaders will hold a flapjack breakfast fundraiser 8-10 a.m. Jan. 5, 2019. Come out to the Applebee’s, 7150 Hamilton Blvd., Trexlertown and support our cheer squads. Any questions, contact Coach Paula at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Salisbury High School students will compete in the ugly holiday sweater competition Dec. 20. Students will try and top Mr. Hahn’s ugly sweater for a chance to win best sweater.
Students Lindsey Rapp, Sierra Rauch, Cari Laudenschlager and Nevaeh Robinson are holding a necessities/gift drive to support the Third Street Alliance Women’s and Children’s Center Necessities/ Gift Drive. Dec. 20 is the last day to donate items.
Giving Tuesday, a day of charity to kick off the holiday season, was very successful at Allentown Central Catholic High School. The school’s donors raised $3,200 Nov. 27, more than double the total contributions from 2017.
The beginning coding class traveled to St. Joseph the Worker Nov. 29 to demonstrate “Sparki,” a robot the class has been constructing. Sparki has the ability to draw, sense an incline and navigate around a surface’s edge. It was displayed to the sixth grade students at St. Joe’s, who greatly enjoyed the presentation.
The Salisbury High School Theatre proudly presents the Salisbury One Act Festival, which will include four performances of short scenes both directed and acted by Salisbury students. Costumes, sets and props are all also done by students. Two of the scenes are also written by students.
The festival will run 7 p.m. Dec. 13 through 15 and 3 p.m. Dec. 16. Tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance via email at email@example.com.