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Staff welcomes parents, students to meet the teacher night

Catasauqua Middle School hosted its annual meet the teacher night Sept. 9. Parents were invited to walk around the building for an inside look at their child’s day-to-day instruction and activities, as well as the opportunity to meet their child’s teachers.

Each grade level held a presentation in the auditorium throughout the evening that discussed academic plans and strategies for the school year.

In addition to meeting the teachers, parents had an opportunity to set up parent portal accounts, meet with school counselors and discuss the Project for Success program with mentor Jennifer Staib.

Students were seen leading the way for their parents down each hallway. These types of nights are not only for parents to meet the teachers but for students to show their parents where they spend their days.

A welcome back poster greets parents and students during Catasauqua Middle School's meet the teacher night Sept. 9.
In front, from left, teachers Lindsey Hollingsworth, grades 7 and 8 learning support; Jennifer Keppel, grade 8 math; Jordyn Gutai, grade 8 math and science; Janine Hemond, grade 8 English language arts and American history; and in back, from left, Brett Sonntag, grade 8 science and social studies; and David Troxell, grade 8 ELA, wait for questions from parents at the school event.
Shannon Van-Spanje, school counselor for grades 6 and 8, greets parents and provides an opportunity to sign up for the Save Around fundraiser and set up a parent portal account.
From left, eighth-grader Autumn Behler and her family members Rose Behler, Heather Kern and Noah Behler attend the meet the teacher night. PRESS PHOTOS BY CASSANDRA DAYOUB
Eighth-grade teachers present their learning goals for the academic year. The students rotate classrooms and teachers per subject.
Ruby Moore, in fifth grade, looks over all of the new offerings at the Scholastic book fair, held during meet the teacher night.