The Parkland School District's (the District) Act 1 index for 2016-17 is 2.4%. To permit an increase in the rate of tax by more than the index without seeking voter approval, Act 1 permits the District to apply for exception(s) from the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE). Upon receipt of the District’s request, PDE determines whether or not to approve the request for … [Read more...] about NOTICE OF PARKLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT’S INTENT TO APPLY FOR APPROVAL OF EXCEPTIONS PER ACT 1 OF SPECIAL SESSION OF 2006 (Act 1)
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After 15 months of planning and preparation, the Parkland School District Board of School Directors approved a program change from a half-day kindergarten program to a full-day kindergarten program for all students in all Parkland elementary schools. The change will occur at the start of the 2016-17 school year pending approval from the PA Department of Education. … [Read more...] about Parkland Implementing Full-day Kindergarten in 2016 – Make your REGISTRATION appointment now!
Congratulations to Kelly McMahan, a Springhouse Middle School student who won the GRAND PRIZE in the THINK ENERGY/E-power Bright Ideas Energy Efficiency Student Poster Contest. She showcased ways to save energy and help the environment. Out of 1,700 submissions in the PPL service area, she won the Grand Prize which was $500 and a pizza party for her class. Her teacher, Josh … [Read more...] about Kelly McMahan and teacher Mr. Abrams are Grand Prize Winners of Energy Efficiency Poster Contest