As part of Earth Day celebrations, the Allentown Central Catholic High School Ecology Club volunteered with the Friends of Allentown Organization to aid in cleaning up the grounds along the Jordan Creek April 29. The club is led by Gerard Caprio and Tom Shive.
This spring seems to have flown by, maybe because Mother Nature wasn’t sure what she was doing.
We have officially passed the mid-marking period of the fourth quarter and if your students are like mine, the official countdown to the last day of school has begun.
Harry S Truman Elementary School will host the annual spring concert 9:30 a.m. May 17. The third grade students will perform with their recorders they have worked so hard to learn and the fourth and fifth grade chorus will perform. Hope you can make this performance.
The Salisbury community is invited to the District Art Show at Salisbury High School May 9. Students’ artwork from grades kindergarten through 12th will be displayed throughout the auxiliary gym and includes art demonstrations throughout the night. Admission is free, although donations for the Scott Atiyeh Memorial Scholarship, which supports students who plan to pursue art in college, are greatly appreciated. Come to the high school between 5 and 8 p.m. to see Salisbury students’ artwork.
Western Salisbury Elementary School would like to invite Salisbury residents to Leadership Day.
All parents, guardians, friends and members of the Salisbury community are invited to school 9:30 to 11 a.m. May 24 to see how the Leader In Me program is turning students into future leaders. Check-in starts 9 a.m. RSVP via a sign-up Genius link on the WSE website.
Spring remains a busy and productive time for students at Allentown Central Catholic High School.
The Biology Olympics team placed second in the Biology Bowl at Cedar Crest College April 13. Junior Sydni Ernst took third in the medical biology and physiology individual event. Other team members included seniors Andrew Buck and Snow Du and juniors Vinny Bet and Anthony Wilson.
It’s official – Pennsylvania System of School Assessment tests have come and gone – and that can only mean one thing. The end of the school year is quickly approaching!
May 3 marks the middle of the fourth quarter for the middle and high school students.
On May 7, Harry S Truman Elementary School students will have a pajama, popcorn and movie day to celebrate the completion of the PSSAs. Grade levels will take turns enjoying popcorn and a movie in the gym; students should make sure to wear comfortable pajamas!
The next HST PTO meeting will be 7 p.m. May 7.
The senior class is selling tickets for this year’s Salisbury High School prom. Tickets are available to all juniors and seniors and their guests. This year’s prom is scheduled 6 p.m. May 19 at DeSales University, Center Valley.
SHS also has a “Prom Boutique” for students who need a prom dress or suit free of charge. Dresses and suits are available in a variety of styles and sizes. For more information, contact your guidance counselor or Mrs. Legath (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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.