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

    Jaindl Playground
  • 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
  • Jaindl Elementary School Honors Veterans on Veterans Day

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

    Parkland Chorale Performs National Anthem at Temple Home Opener

Pennsylvania Basic Education Funding Commission Holds Educational Session at Parkland

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThe Pennsylvania Basic Education Funding Commission is touring the state, gathering ideas from educators about new ideas to more equitably fund Pennsylvania’s schools in light of the state’s financial woes.  In September, the Commission visited Parkland School District where Roberta Marcus, Master School Board Member and President of the Parkland Board of School Directors, testified before legislators from across the state, pleading for state officials to create a predictable funding stream that schools can count on when planning for the next school year.  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 the creation of a brand new way to fund schools across the state.

School Board Meeting, September 16, 2014

The public is invited to attend our regularly scheduled School Board meeting on Tuesday, September 16, 2014.

The Workshop meeting will begin at 7 PM and will include a presentation by Assistant Superintendent Rod Troutman on the District’s Comprehensive Strategic Plan.

A Member Relations Coordinator from the Pennsylvania School Boards Association will make a presentation on the benefits of membership.

A Business meeting will begin at 8 PM.  For the full agenda, click here.


Join Us at Open House

open houseParents are invited to OPEN HOUSES/MEET THE TEACHER NIGHTS at their child’s school as follows:

September 4
Fogelsville Elementary School
Parkway Manor Elementary School

September 9
Cetronia Elementary School
Orefield Middle School

September 11
Parkland High School 7PM

September 17
Springhouse Middle School 7PM

September 18
Ironton Elementary School 6:30PM
Jaindl Elementary School 7PM
Kernsville Elementary School 7PM
Kratzer Elementary School 6:30PM
Schnecksville Elementary School 7PM

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