Allentown, PA (April 15, 2016) Sheridan Elementary School has been “adopted” by Air Products for their Lehigh Valley Volunteer Challenge. On Saturday, April 16, from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon, a team of volunteers from Air Products will give their time to work on a series of highly-needed school beautification projects.
On this “Sharing with Sheridan” day, Air Products volunteers will gather with a group of Sheridan staff members and families, with one purpose in mind – working together to make Sheridan Elementary School more inviting and welcoming.
Air Products employees are donating their time and talents. In addition, the company is donating the supplies to making these important projects possible.
Sheridan Elementary School is located at 521 North 2nd Street, Allentown.
About Allentown School District
ASD serves more than 16,000 students in a network of 22 early childhood, elementary, middle and high schools located throughout the City of Allentown, PA. The Allentown School District is the third largest urban school district out of 500 districts in the Commonwealth. A shared vision of the community, parents, guardians, staff and faculty focuses on “Empowering Students for Life,” providing ASD students with the skills and academics they need to realize their aspirations whether they be college, career or technical focus. ASD goals are aligned and compatible with the Pathways to Success Framework while providing a balanced education to all students. Allentown School District employs approximately 2,200 teachers, staff and administrators. The District, founded in 1866 and celebrating its Sesquicentennial throughout 2015-2016, serves students from 43 countries speaking 26 languages with nearly 90 percent of households qualifying as low income. ASD is committed to providing safe learning environments in which all students have equal access to education programs and resources.
Information provided by:
Kimberly Golden Benner
Director of Communications
Allentown School District