ASD offers Healthy Minds/Healthy Bodies Workshop


Workshop is part of the District’s “Parent University”

Allentown, PA (April 22, 2016)   As part of the Allentown School District’s “Parent University,” the District will be hosting its Healthy Minds/Healthy Bodies Workshop on Wednesday, April 27. The workshop is FREE and open to all ASD parents and guardians. The workshop will be held at Harrison-Morton Middle School from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Parents and guardians who attend the workshop will be provided with information on healthy lifestyle choices including food selection, nutrition facts, and appropriate physical activity. The information participants learn from this workshop will benefit the entire family.

ASD’s “Parent University” was created to offer parents and guardians the opportunity to attend workshops focused on insightful information on a variety of educational and healthy topics that would be of benefit to their students and families.

Harrison-Morton Middle School is located at 137 North 2nd Street, Allentown.

There is one remaining workshop in the “Parent University” program as follows:

  • May 11; 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. at South Mountain Middle School Cafeteria: Social Emotional Learning/Restorative Practices

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