Parkland Press

Monday, November 12, 2018

lunch menus

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 by The Press in School

Thursday, Nov. 8: M.S., H.S.: Roast turkey with gravy, potato filling, dinner roll, steamed green beans, ice cream. Elem.: Cereal meal, also.

Friday, Nov. 9: M.S., H.S.: Chicken fries, hot dog on roll, pierogies, baked beans. Elem.: Salad bar, cereal meal, also.

Monday, Nov. 12: M.S., H.S.: Mini corn dogs, cheddar cheese meat loaf sandwich on roll, mashed potatoes with gravy. Elem.: Cereal meal, also.

Career Day: Parkland students practice journalism, photography

Thursday, November 1, 2018 by EMMA GEORGE, STUDENT in School

Susan Bryant, editorial assistant with the Parkland Press, told students during the Career Day presentation Oct. 26 at the high school about how she was sent on a mission one day to find Jesus, who was reportedly walking around South Whitehall.

Bryant said it was an experience she would never forget.

Maddie Hoelzel, a fellow student of this reported, took photos of all the students attending the presentation.

Maddie said she possibly wants to be an editor.

Kiran Kadewari was another photographer at the presentation.

New teachers on board for 2018-19 school term

Thursday, November 1, 2018 by SUSAN RUMBLE in School

After sifting through 700 applications and conducting 300 interviews, Parkland administrators selected 52 individuals for professional positions during the 2018-19 school year.

Director of Human Resources Pam Kelly reported at the end of September about half are long-term substitutes to fill in for teachers out on temporary absence, such as maternity or family medical leave.

The remainder are occupying vacancies created by retirements, resignations or are new positions.

Kelly noted 45 percent of the new hires have Master’s degrees or beyond.

lunch menus

Thursday, November 1, 2018 by The Press in School

Thursday, Nov. 1: M.S., H.S.: Parkland deli hoagie, mini corn dogs, french fries. Elem.: Pizza, cereal meal, also. M.S.: Celery sticks with dip, also.

Friday, Nov. 2: Elem.: Meatballs in spaghetti sauce, chicken Parmesan, pizza, cereal meal, pasta with sauce, steamed broccoli. M.S., H.S.: Meatballs in sauce, chicken patty sandwich, M.S.: Pasta with sauce, steamed broccoli, also. H.S.: Mini potato pancakes, also.

Monday, Nov. 5: M.S., H.S.: Turkey sausage patty, yogurt, French toast sticks, hash brown rounds. Elem.: Salad bar, dinner roll, cereal meal, Fruitables juice, also.

PLCB having poster contest

Thursday, October 25, 2018 by The Press in School

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board is encouraging students from across the commonwealth to participate in the 27th annual Alcohol Awareness Poster Contest.

The contest is open to all Pennsylvania students in kindergarten through 12th grade, including those who are home-schooled or in private or parochial schools.

Students may enter through their schools, clubs or Scout troops, or individually.

Entries must feature a clear no-use message about underage drinking and may be created using any artistic medium.

OMS students use team work during anti-bullying program

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by LOU WHEELAND in School

Students at Orefield Middle School spent Sept. 14 participating in an anti-bullying program designed to build teamwork and empathy among middle school students.

By engaging in group activities, classroom discussion and music, students were encouraged to be inclusive rather than exclusive of those they may consider different from themselves.

The “Take a Stand Band” performed inspiring music designed to promote positivity within the student body.

lunch menus

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by The Press in School

Thursday, Oct. 18: M.S.: Pasta with meat or marinara sauce, hot dog on roll, dinner roll, tossed salad. Elem.: Pizza, cereal meal, also. H.S.: Meatball sub, hot dog on roll, dinner roll.

Friday, Oct. 19: M.S., H.S.: Toasted cheese sandwich, chicken nuggets, dinner roll, cream of tomato soup. Elem.: Pizza, cereal meal, also.

lunch menus

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by The Press in School

Thursday, Oct. 11: M.S., H.S.: Chicken fries, hot dog on roll, pierogies, baked beans. Elem.: Salad bar, cereal meal, also.

Friday, Oct. 12: Elem.: Mini burger sliders, chicken patty sandwich, salad bar, dinner roll, cereal meal, Tater Tots, steamed corn. M.S., H.S.: Cheese steak on roll, chicken patty sandwich, Tater Tots. M.S.: Steamed corn, also.