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Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by ANDREW CASS Special to The Press in Local News

Administration investigates full-day kindergarten

Salisbury Township School District Superintendent Michael Roth said he and the administrators are looking into full-day kindergarten programs at the Feb. 25 curriculum and technology meeting held at Western Salisbury Elementary.

The superintendent said he has put together an "ad-hoc investigative team" to look into the possible benefits of switching to a full-day kindergarten. Roth said their main priorities are finding whether the switch would increase kindergarten enrollment and if it would enhance the educational experience of the students. He noted cost would also be a factor.

CCA

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by The Press in Local News

events set for March 16

Celtic Cultural Alliance (CCA) will hold the third annual St. Patrick's Day Parade and Celebration March 16th in downtown historic Bethlehem.

The day-long event's "Celtic Classic Parade of Shamrocks" will begin at 1 p.m. followed by activities in the Sun Inn Courtyard starting at 3 p.m.

For information visit www.celticfest.org.

Pa. Campground directory available

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by The Press in Local News

The Pennsylvania Campground Owners Association's 2013 edition of the Pennsylvania Campground Directory is now available.

This free, four-color glossy magazine lists more than 230 campgrounds and RV resorts in Pennsylvania and is a must for all RVers, as well as tenters.

The annual PCOA Directory divides the state into six regions with maps, color coding, and detailed facility listings for PCOA member campgrounds within each region.

Jewish Day School receives top education award

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by ANITA HIRSCH Special to The Press in Local News

Fourteen months ago, when the new principal of the Jewish Day School, Yossi Kastan, began, he, the faculty and board of directors decided to re-energize the school and move it toward becoming one of the Blue Ribbon Beacon Schools of Distinction. It follows the same standards as all public schools in the area and all over the nation.

The Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence program is a comprehensive school self-assessment to develop a plan of action to recognize schools excelling in nine critical areas.