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  • Meet Our 11 School Mascots showing their Parkland Pride!

  • The Jaindl Elementary PTO raised funds to install this new piece of playground equipment at the school.

    Jaindl Playground
  • Students study using Netbooks in Parkland classrooms.

    Netbooks and Paperless Classroom
  • An annual district-wide event, Parkland collects more than 20,000 pounds of food for Second Harvest of the Lehigh Valley each winter. Students then visit the local operations center to learn more about how this organization works to feed the hungry across the region.

    Parkland Participates in Food Drive
  • Parkland High School is proud of its vibrant visual and performing arts curriculum and clubs. Pictured here is an excerpt from the spring musical, “The Wizard of Oz.”

    Wizard of OZ Presented by PHS
  • Many Parkland staff, students and families carry out the mission to instill a sense of community and citizenship by participating in community service events. Students in the Class of 2014 alone logged almost 6,000 hours of community service over the last school year!

    Pie in the Face

School Board Meeting, September 23, 2014

The public is invited to attend our regularly scheduled School Board meeting on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 7 PM.

New staff will be introduced to the School Board.  The signing of the new Teacher’s union contract will be celebrated.  A “Celebrate My Drive” event will be introduced to the School Board as it is a community-wide event planned for October. For the full agenda, click here.

 

Pennsylvania Basic Education Funding Commission Holds Educational Session at Parkland

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThe Pennsylvania Basic Education Funding Commission is touring the state, gathering information from  diverse groups in public education about how to more equitably fund Pennsylvania’s school districts.  In September, the Commission held
their hearing in Parkland School District where Roberta Marcus, Master School Board Director and President of the Parkland Board of School Directors, testified before the Commissioners from across the state, pleading for state officials to create a predictable
funding stream that school districts can rely on when planning for their budgets.  She was joined by Superintendents from the local region and a fellow school board president from Bethlehem.  Also testifying that day was Dr. Marguerite Roza, director of Georgetown’s
Edunomics Lab and a research associate professor who gave insight to an alternative way to fund schools across the state.
To view a video about this on Senator Pat Browne’s web site, click here.

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