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Graham Burrell places 1st At Pennsylvania State Middle School Computer Fair

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Congratulations to Graham Burrell for winning 1st place at the State Computer Fair at Dickinson College.  He won for his digital movie, “The Grand Prize”.

Orefield Middle School Student Wins State MathCounts Competition for Second Consecutive Year.

 Student Yogeshwar Velingker Wins State MathCounts Competition for Second Consecutive Year.  For the full press release, click here

Ironton Elementary DARE Graduation

Ironton Elementary DARE Graduation.  South Whitehall Township Police Officer Dave Keck presides over the graduation ceremony which is the culmination event to a program that teaches children about drug prevention and awareness.

PHS Library celebrates Teen Tech Week

 

 

The PHS Library celebrates Teen Tech Week (national event) with a huge display and focus on:
Safe social networking
Ebooks
Technology scholarships for Teens
Young Tech Wonders
Tech Services @ and about the Library (Pinterest, Twitter, Databases, wiki, website…)

Middle School Computer Fair Regional Competition

Parkland students presented projects that showed a skillful use of technology and took 1st place in five of the six categories.  A total of 89 students competed from 12 different schools.   First place winners will move on to the state competition in May.
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Programming
Vikram Pandian - 1st Place – “Optical Spectrum Analyzer”           

Web Page Design
Sunayana Jampanaboyana - 1st Place -  “Salk’s Polio Vaccine”

Riti Mital - 3rd Place – Web Page Design – “Cozumel’s Beaches”

Logo Design
Ian Buss, Angel Rodriguez, Justin Silfies – 2nd Place

Graphic Design
Samantha Nichols, Briane Rutman – 3rd Place – “Peace Love Sweets”

Middle School Computer Fair Regional Competition

Parkland students presented projects that showed a skillful use of technology and took 1st place in five of the six categories.  A total of 89 students competed from 12 different schools.   First place winners will move on to the state competition in May.
OMS
Animation
Jonathan Corby – “A Day in the Park” – 1st place
Michael Luciano – “What Really Happens at Night” – 2nd place

Digital Movie
Graham Burrell and Dakota Carter – “The Grand Prize” – 1st place

Graphic Design
Grace and Ian Royer – “Hackers Internet Cafe” – 1st place

“ONCE UPON A MATTRESS”

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The musical adaptation of the famous “Princess and the Pea” story, this delightful version of the classic Mary Rodgers show is filled with humor, singing, dancing and a Princess named Fred

“Grease: The School Version”

This rock and roll musical follows the T-birds and Pink Ladies through the ups and downs of their senior year at Rydell High. Suitable for family viewing, this adaptation includes all your favorites like “Summer Nights,” “Greased Lightning” and “We Go Together.”

Parkland High School World Language Department Hosts Spring Colors Festival

 

 

 

 

 

March 3, Spring Colors Festival, PHS Cafeteria, 12 noon – 4 PM. Sponsored by Parkland High School World Language Department to celebrate diversity and increase international awareness, Parkland elementary students and their families are invited to play, learn, and have fun while discovering other cultures and languages at this FREE event where families can also sample FREE international desserts and purchase $1 hot dogs and water.  PHS students will host a district-wide event that will include country and cultural displays, games, face painting and henna tattooing, and cultural music and dance.  Refreshments will be for sale.

Parkland School Board Director Presented Advocacy Award

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pennsylvania School Boards Association President, Dr. Marcela Diaz Myers and Penns Grant Region 15 Director Larry Feinberg  presented the Timothy M. Allwein Advocacy Award to Master School Board Director Roberta Marcus.
Roberta Marcus was selected to receive the award as a result of her many volunteer hours devoted to raising awareness of key legislative issues on the local, state and federal levels. Her command and knowledge of these issues was described as “prolific.” Marcus’ ability to articulate them to stakeholders of diverse backgrounds makes her a “strong and effective advocate.”