Wyoming Area Catholic School news: Announcements for upcoming dates in October

October 1st, 2015 2:54 pm

Dates to remember for October:

Monday, Oct. 5 — 6:30 p.m., Parent-Teacher Group

Wednesday, Oct. 7 — 1 p.m., Living Rosary

Friday, Oct. 9 — Gertrude Hawk Christmas Candy Order due

Monday, Oct. 12 — No school (Columbus Day)

Tuesday, Oct. 13 — No school (Diocesan Teacher Institute)

Thursday, Oct. 15 — 1 p.m., Reconciliation

Friday, Oct. 16 — Grades 6, 7, and 8 field trip to Jim Thorpe

Friday, Oct. 16 — 6 p.m., WACtober Fest

Monday, Oct. 19 — Life Touch School Pictures

Tuesday, Oct. 20 — Forensics competition/Holy Redeemer H.S.

Friday, Oct. 23 — Race for Cougars

Friday, Oct. 30 — 8:30 a.m., Halloween Parade

Friday, Oct. 30 — 11 a.m. Early Dismissal (Teacher In-Service)

Friday, Oct. 30 — 6 p.m. Halloween Party and Haunted House in school auditorium

Student council elections

Student council elections were held recently in grades 3 through 8 for homeroom representatives. Student council strives to serve both the school and the local community with a variety of projects throughout the year. Representatives are: Grade 3 — Michael Weiss, Katie Morgan; Grade 4 — Melanie Moran, Vincent Contardi; Grade 5 — Hayden Foland, Lauren Granteed; Grade 6 — Jonathan Renfer, Grace Holmes; Grade 7 — Chris Hine, Lyndzie Skronski; Grade 8 — Walker Cherry, Camryn Cassetori.


The annual WACtoberfest will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 16 at the Susquehanna Brewing Company.

Builders Club

The Builders Club is a service organization for students in grades 5 -8 and is an extension of the Kiwanis Club, which is a global organization of volunteers which provides leadership and service opportunities for youth. This year’s officers for the Builders Club are: Tessa Romani, president; Samantha Yencha, vice president; Jill Foley, treasurer; Cassie Benderavich, secretary.

Donation to library

Community members can donate books to the school library to commemorate a special event such as birth of a child, a special anniversary or birthday or to acknowledge a special achievement. Books can also be donated to the school library in memory of a special relative or friend. A memorial such as this lasting one to pay tribute to that person. If interested in making a donation, contact Theresa Sabetta, librarian, at 570-654-7982.

Accelerated reader

During the summer months students participated in the Accelerated Reader Program at Wyoming Area Catholic. This program continues throughout the year which includes the summer. The following students were the top point earners for summer reading. They are as follows: Grade K — Emily Cunningham, Grade 1 — Connor Pribula, Grade 2 — Nathan Orlando, Grade 3 — Michael Weiss, Grade 4 — Kendall Hadley, Grade 5 — Aryan Tolani, Grade 6 — Olivia Orlando, Grade 7 — Molly Blaskiewicz, Grade 8 — Camryn Cassetori.