Parkland Weekly Update – October 27, 2017


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Coming Events

October 27, Cetronia’s Fourth Grade Halloween Parade at Arden Courts, 10 AMStudents will be taking a community outreach field trip to Arden Courts on Hamilton Blvd. to parade in costumes throughout the facility and spread Halloween cheer to the residents.

October 27 – Halloween Parades at all Elementary Schools, 2:15 PM

October 27 – The President’s Own Marine Band, Parkland High School, 7:30 PM. This free performance is SOLD OUT.

October 27, Pink Out at the PHS Football Game vs. Emmaus, 7 PM.

This is the last home regular season game! A percentage of the proceeds will benefit a Parkland Family who has been battling Breast Cancer.

October 28, 29, OMS and SMS Fall Plays.

OMS will do the Legend of Sleepy Hollow and SMS will perform Camp Paradise

October 28 – OMS play is at 2 PM, SMS play at 2 PM and 7 PM

October 29 – OMS play is at 2 PM

All tickets are $5 at the respective school auditorium doors.

October 29, Key Club 5k For the Kids in support of Four Diamonds

Parkland High School Key Club would like to invite you to participate in its first ever 5k For the Kids! This Halloween-themed Run/Walk will be taking place on Sunday, October 29th at PHS. We’ll kick off the day with half-mile kids run at 8:30 AM followed by the 5k at 9 AM. We will be awarding prizes to our top finishers and for the best costumes! Advanced registration prices include a free t-shirt and are as follows: Adult- $20, student- $15, child- $10. You can also sign up as a 3-person relay team at the discounted price of $40. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Four Diamonds Fund which strives to conquer pediatric cancer by aiding families affected by the disease through research and financial aid.

November 4, Applebee’s Breakfast, 8-10 AM

The OMS PTO is hosting a Pancake Breakfast at Applebee’s on Cedar Crest Blvd (near Target), to support ARP and other school needs! Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for under 12 – CASH only please. A Bake Sale will be available as well for afternoon treats!

November 7 – Zumba in the PHS Gym, 3:10 PM.

Spanish Club will host a Zumba fundraiser for a fun hour of exercise. No previous Zumba experience required! Just bring your sneakers and $3! All money collected that day will go to Global Giving, an organization that provides hurricane relief to the people of Puerto Rico.

November 8 – Dine out at Applebee’s on Cedar Crest to support the PHS Post Prom Party! Show your flyer!

November 16, Community Advisory Council, Admin Center, 7 PM.

The public is cordially invited to attend the Community Advisory Council Meeting on “Technology: Providing Laptops to Students” which will be presented by Samantha Edwards, JR Renna, and Tracy Smith.

Now – November 30 – Orefield and Springhouse Middle School Annual “COATS FOR KIDS” winter wear drive. Donations will directly benefit struggling Parkland/Lehigh Valley families! Drop off your gently used or new donations to the lobby at Orefield Middle School or Springhouse Middle School.

Donation items needed:
* COATS(ALL SIZES infant through adult)

Ballot Question Information for Nov 7: Proposed Constitutional Amendment on Property Taxes

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Congrats to the students who had their art on display for the Celebration of Student Art in the Admin Center Art Gallery sponsored by the Parkland Foundation!

Thank you student musicians for making the ambiance wonderful!

All of the artwork was inspiring!


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