Parkland Weekly Update – May 11, 2019



May 11 – Prom and Post Prom

765 tickets sold to Post Prom as of May 9!  That’s a fantastic number as we look forward to the senior class spending ONE LAST NIGHT TOGETHER!  King and Queen will be announced during the Prom.

May 13 – Math 24 Challenge

Kernsville, Kratzer, Fogelsville, Jaindl, Ironton, and Parkway Manor will take 4th and 5th grade students to the Math 24 Challenge at the Carbon Lehigh Intermediate Unit.

May 13 – Staff Member Bouquet Sale

Honor a staff member with our annual flower bouquet sale.  Flowers will be delivered to the staff member of your choice during the last week of school with your personal sentiments.  Order and pay online here.

May 15 – Little Italy Night at Springhouse

Springhouse Middle School invites the entire Parkland Community to enjoy a delicious Italian dinner and SMS Art Show on May 15, 5:30 – 7:30 PM.  $8 at the door includes entrees, salad, dessert and soft drink and unlimited pasta from Mario’s Pizza of Northampton.

May 15 – Harlem Wizards Summer Camp Early Bird Discount Deadline

You know the Wizards from the tricks, hoops and alley-oops, but this pro team is sending out their best and brightest to run a basketball clinic and summer camp for kids ages 5-13.  The deadline to register with an early bird discount is today.

May 16 – Last Day to order Graduation Lawn Signs

Congratulate your senior with a personalized lawn sign.  Order here by May 16.

May 16 – 18 – 16th Annual Parkland Festival of the Arts

Join us for one of the many events that this three-day festival has to offer!  For a full schedule of events, visit us here.

May 17 – Parkway Manor Wax Museum

Third graders present projects from their unit on “Good Citizens.”  12:45 – 1:15 PM

May 19 – PHS Leo Club Annual Duck Race

The annual Leo Club Duck Race will raise money to support Parkland High School’s Caring Closets, proving food and personal care items to students in need.  Ducks will be sent down the Jordan Creek at 11 AM with the lucky first place winner winning $1,000!

May 24 – STEMM Camp Deadline to register

Call all middle and high school students who love science!  Summer STEMM Academies are occur this summer and May 24th is the last day to register.  More info here:
HS Brochure_Registration_2019 (For Students currently in grades 9-11 as of this ’18-’19 school year) High School sessions run from July 15-19.
MS Brochure_Registration 2019 (For Students currently in grades 6-8 as of this ’18-’19  school year)  Middle School sessions run from July 8-12.

Summer Camp Information

Check back often as we are posting summer camp information regularly on our SUMMER CAMPS webpage here.

Support the cast of 26 Pebbles – Invited to Perform at International Theatre Festival

The PHS fall production of 26 Pebbles has qualified for a spot at the International Thespian Conference in Nebraska. Only 11 schools in the country receive this honor and are invited to present their show on the main stage for the 4,000 conference attendees who come to experience a weeklong immersion in workshops; interaction with colleges, industry leaders, and Broadway professionals; and opportunities to be inspired by the best high school theatre in the nation. You can help by making a donation to support their fundraising efforts at this link created by the Parkland School District Education Foundation :


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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