Parkland Weekly Update

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What lies ahead at Parkland:
9/20- 11/3 –Dorney Park Discount Coupons – $23 for admission at this link only

Harlem Wizards tickets are on sale now for 11/21 game at PHS:  Tickets are $10

10/19 Winter Sports Physicals/ImPACT testing:

10/19 PSAT at PHS

10/19 Junior Varsity Soccer Futures Tournament – 12 teams compete for the JV Crown at the PHS Soccer Stadium!
10/21 Vaping Crisis Assemblies at PHS – The Center for Humanistic Change will speak to students about vaping’s impact on the body, the addictive nature of nicotine, the latest information about the use of THC oils in vaping, and outlets for help.
Period 1 7:40-8:45am – Gr 10/12 assembly
Period 2 8:49-9:45am – Gr 9 assembly
Period 3 9:49-10:40am – Gr 11 assembly

10/21 – All Day Open House of the Maker Space in the PHS Library – Students will be inspired to see all that is available to make, tinker with, explore, and get creative in the NEW AND EXPANDED Maker Space thanks to a generous grant from the Parkland Education Foundation

Boundaries for the southern elementary schools will change when Veterans Memorial Elementary School opens next year. The proposed redistricted sending areas were announced this week. Town hall meeting dates to receive public input before borders are finalized will occur as follows:

  • Fogelsville – 10/21/19 at 6:30 PM
  • Cetronia – 10/24/19 at 6:30 PM
  • Jaindl – 10/28/19 at 6:30 PM
  • Parkway Manor – 10/30/19 at 6:30 PM

10/22 Art Installation Reception, 6 PM in the Admin Center – Parents and students get recognized for the art on display throughout the Admin Center – come and celebrate them!

10/22 School Board Meeting – National Merit recognition/Outstanding Visual Arts Community recognition

10/23 Middle School Report Cards Distributed

10/24 OMS Fall Play “Charlotte’s Web,” 7 PM, OMS Auditorium with repeat performances at OMS on Sat. at 2 and 7 PM
10/24 SMS Fall Play “Lady Pirates of the Caribbean,” 7 PM, Auditorium with repeat performances at SMS on Sat. and Sun. at 2 PM each day

10/25 Elementary Halloween Parades 2:15 PM at all schools

10/25 Senior Night the last home Parkland Football Game vs. Emmaus


Looking ahead, the PHS Children’s Musical, “Beauty and the Beast, Jr.,” will take the PHS Stage on Nov. 8, 9 and 10.  Get your reserved seats here.

Information Provided By:
Nicole Mehta McGalla
Director, Community Relations & Development
Parkland School District
1210 Springhouse Rd.
Allentown, PA 18104
Twitter: @ParklandSchools
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