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Sheckler News: Sheckler Elementary will have fire prevention day Oct. 7

Sheckler Elementary School’s fire prevention day is set for Oct. 7.


Catasauqua Area School District will be closed Oct. 10 for Columbus Day. Students will resume their normal schedule Oct. 11.


The Scholastic book fair is coming to Sheckler Oct. 17-21, with online sales opening Oct. 14.

Students will shop during Library Expressive time.

The preferred method of payment is the Scholastic eWallet, which can be found at scholastic.com/bf/sheckler. Cash and checks will be accepted. Checks should be made payable to Sheckler Home and School.

Parents/guardians can place online orders or browse the 360 virtual book fair at the link above.


Halloween parades are coming up!

The borough parade will take place 7 p.m. Oct. 19.

Sheckler’s parade and classroom parties are set for Oct. 28. More information is to come.


Parents/guardians are encouraged to visit the Catasauqua Community Cares Program at cattysd.org/Domain/770. The program has a lot of aid to offer students, such as a food bag program, book bags and a winter coat distribution.

For more information or if you would like to donate new or gently used kid-friendly coats, contact Lois Reed at C3P@cattysd.org or 484-695-3872.


Van and bus drivers are needed for CASD. The starting pay is $21.88 per hour.

Candidates must have a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license. Clearances are also required for this position.

Possible CDL training is available for bus drivers if candidates are interested.

For more information, call David Cressman at 610-264-3192, option 2.


Daily substitute teacher positions for the 2022-23 academic year at Sheckler are available. The daily substitute teacher reports directly to the building principal. He/she will provide daily instruction in the absence of a regular teacher, implement lesson plans and perform other related duties as assigned by the building administrator.

The daily workday will consist of seven hours of paid work time and 30 minutes of unpaid/unassigned lunch.

Send your letter of interest, Pennsylvania standard teaching application and clearances to humanresources@cattysd.org.


Be sure to check out Sheckler’s Facebook page for postings related to upcoming fun fall activities!