Salisbury Press

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SMS students rally for Adam Recke

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by JIM MARSH Special to The Press in School

As part of a challenge for students in a gifted support class at Salisbury Middle School, seventh graders Lany Lagunilla and Margaux Eripret organized a basketball competition, held April 19, to raise funds for the Race for Adam organization that provides support for Adam Recke and his family.

Adam, son of middle school teacher Sean Recke, suffers from Niemann-Pick disease, described as a childhood form of Alzheimer's.

A foundation set up by middle school principal Robert Cassidy, Race for Adam, has held numerous events to benefit Adam and his family.


Wednesday, April 24, 2013 by JIM MARSH Special to The Press in School

Students raise $11,458 to aid cancer patient families

The spirit of public service was plainly evident in the enthusiasm of the seven eighth grade Salisbury Middle School students who April 18 presented a check for $11,458 to support Lehigh Valley Health Network's Prager Cancer Patient Assistance Fund.

The funds were raised by Interact Club student members who hosted a 24-hour dance-a-thon held March 20 at the middle school.


Wednesday, April 24, 2013 by ASIA LETLOW Special to The Press in School

Softball team to hold fundraising breakfast April 27 in the cafeteria

On April 18, the class of 2013 held the "Mr. Salisbury" pageant. Participants included Sean Adams, Tyler Brown, Garrett Collins, Tyler Cooperman, Anthony Dee, Mason Kresley, Alan Mendez and Thomas Walters.

The night began with a group dance to "Set It Off" by Timomatic. A wide range of captivating talents were displayed by all. Beachwear, formal wear and question-and-answer segments followed. Cooperman was crowned "Mr. Salisbury."


Wednesday, April 17, 2013 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in School

Dance-a-thon raises over $11,000 for cancer patients

Salisbury Middle School's second annual dance-a-thon was held recently to help raise money for the Prager Cancer Patient Assistance Fund of Lehigh Valley Health Network.

The Prager Cancer Patient Assistance Fund of the Lehigh Valley Health Network supports oncology/hematology patients of LVHN for non-clinical services such as transportation to and from appointments, home services such as telephone, heat, light, wigs, laundry/cleaning help or other non-clinical services that will improve the patient's quality of life.


Wednesday, March 27, 2013 by The Press in School

College seminar set for April 24

The Salisbury Affiliate of the Pennsylvania Association for Gifted Education is hosting a panel presentation and open discussion 7 to 8:30 p.m. April 24. "The College Application and Admission Process" will be an interactive evening to share experiences and advice. This event will take place in the Salisbury Middle School library; all are welcome including parents and students in any grade. The panel will consist of college admission personnel, a high school counselor, a parent and a high school senior. Additional information can be found on the school website at