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  • Parkland High School Chorale Performs National Anthem at Temple Home Opener.

    Parkland Chorale Performs National Anthem at Temple Home Opener
  • Students study using Netbooks in Parkland classrooms.

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

    Jaindl Playground
  • 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
  • Meet Our 11 School Mascots showing their Parkland Pride!

  • Students make their masterpieces at the 11th Annual District-wide Festival of the Arts. This event is held each May and has become a favored tradition with a k-12 art show, musical performances, festival food, and children’s activities on the lawn of Parkland High School.

    Festival of the Arts at Parkland High School
  • 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

Parkland Emergency Preparedness Day, September 20th at St. Luke’s West End Medical Center

Emergency

Are You Prepared?

Disaster can hit at any time. It’s important for you and your entire family to know what to do if a disaster occurs and how to prepare for it. Keeping you and your family safe in any disaster is the most important thing. You can better achieve this if you know how to prepare for it.

  • Local Vendor Giveaways
  • Fire Trucks & Other Emergency Equipment Displays
  • Inflatable Rides
  • Food
  • Stage Shows
  • Presentations
  • Free Family Fun

…and much more!

Sponsored by North Whitehall, South Whitehall and Upper Macungie Townships.

501 Cetronia Rd., Allentown, PA 18104

11 AM – 4 PM

PHS Football Game Postponed and other athletic updates

The Friday, September 19th Football Home Game against Pocono Mountain West has been postponed to Saturday, September 20 at 1 PM at the Parkland Football Stadium

9/19   Parkland Boys Soccer   vs.  Pocono Mt. East  @ Pocono Mt. E.   – HAS BEEN MOVED TO Saturday, 9/20
GAME LOCATION HAS CHANGED TO PARKLAND SOCCER STADIUM,  GAME TIMES JV 5:30PM,   V  7PM

9/19   Parkland Girls Soccer   vs.  Pocono Mt. East  @  Parkland Soccer Stadium – HAS BEEN MOVED TO Saturday, 9/27, GAME TIME CHANGED TO  V 10am,  JV 11:30am

9/17  Parkland Girls Volleyball   vs.  E. Stroudsburg North @ E. Stroudsburg N.  – HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO 9/25, GAME TIMES JV 5pm, V6:15pm

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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