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

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

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

    Jaindl Playground

School District Reaches Tentative Teacher Contract Agreement

The Parkland School District Board of Directors, Administration and Parkland Education Association (teacher’s union) are pleased to announce that they have reached a tentative contract agreement.  Details of the agreement will be shared at the union general membership meeting on August 18, with a final vote on the proposal scheduled to be taken by the union and the school district on August 26, 2014.  Terms of the tentative agreement will be announced in early September.

Parkland Classroom Preview Days

Parkland students and their families are invited to take a sneak peek of classrooms at their respective buildings on the following days and times:

Elementary School Sneak Peeks
Jaindl – Aug 27, 10:15 – 11:00 AM
Kratzer – Aug 27, 10:15 – 11:00 AM
Cetronia – Aug 27, 2:45 – 3:30 PM
Ironton – Aug 27, 2:45 – 3:30 PM
Fogelsville – Aug 28, 10:15 – 11:00 AM
Kernsville – Aug 28, 10:15 – 11:00 AM
Parkway Manor – Aug 28, 2:45 – 3:30 PM
Schnecksville – Aug 28, 2:45 – 3:30 PM

Springhouse Middle School Locker Night for 6th Graders and New Students/Self-Guided tours – Tuesday, Aug. 19th, 5:15-7:15 PM

Orefield Middle School Locker Night for 6th Graders and New Students/Self-Guided tours – Tuesday, Aug. 19th, 5:15-7:15 PM

Springhouse/Orefield MS New Student Orientations – Thursday, Aug 28, bus picks up students at regular time noted on bus cards, students depart home at 10:40 AM

Parkland High School 9th Grade/New Student Orientation:
All 9th grade students and new students to Parkland High School are cordially invited to attend the Parkland High School orientation program on Wednesday, August 27, 2014. During the program, we will explain the class schedule, assign lockers, introduce students to the student activity program and increase facility awareness. The program will begin at 7:40 a.m. with a dismissal time of 10:00 a.m.  Parkland School District bus transportation will be provided for our orientation day. You will receive a bus card listing your bus stop, bus number, normal pick-up time, and homeroom number. Please report to the auditorium upon your arrival for the orientation day program.


First day of school for all students: Tuesday, September 2, 2014


Home Access Center Notice

Due to work on the 2014/2015 master schedule, HAC access has been turned off. The system will remain off so schedules and teaching assignments can be finalized.

School Board Meeting

The public is invited to attend the regularly scheduled School Board workshop meeting at 7 PM and business meeting at 8 PM on Tuesday, August 19, 2014.  It will take place in the School Board Room at the Administration Center, 1210 Springhouse Rd., Allentown, PA 18104. For the full meeting agenda, click here.

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