Parkland Press

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Springhouse, Orefield middle school students win at MATHCOUNTS

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by DOUGLAS GRAVES in School

Math was cool — at least for a few hours during the MATHCOUNTS Lehigh Valley Regional 35th annual Competition held recently at Lower Macungie Middle School.

The Saturday event had a bunch of kids out of bed and away from televisions and social media, while being excited about math.

Kevin Campbell of the Lehigh Valley Chapter Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers, sponsor of the event spoke with The Press.

lunch menus

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 by The Press in School

Thursday, March 7: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Chicken fries, hot dog on roll, pierogies, baked beans. Elem.: Salad bar, dinner roll, cereal meal, also. M.S., H.S.: Sidelines also.

Friday, March 8: Elem.: Mini burger sliders, chicken nuggets, pizza, cereal meal, Tater Tots, steamed corn. M.S., H.S.: Cheese steak on roll, chicken nuggets, Tater Tots. M.S.: Steamed corn, also.

Monday, March 11: Elem.: M.S.: H.S.: Mini corn dogs, cheddar cheese meatloaf, sandwich on roll, pizza, cereal meal, mashed potatoes with gravy.

LCCC to host FAFSA completion nights

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 by The Press in School

Lehigh Carbon Community College has scheduled FAFSA completion nights at both the main campus in Schnecksville and the Donley Center in Allentown.

Current and future applicants for fall 2019 enrollment are encouraged to attend a free work session with LCCC financial aid staff who will guide applicants through the FAFSA form completion and submission process.

FAFSA is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and is a critical component for students applying for financial aid.

Purse bingo benefits softball booster club

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 by LOU WHEELAND in School

Parkland High School’s cafeteria was filled with bingo players Feb. 24.

All were eager to win a special purse or other prize at the school district’s Softball Booster Club purse bingo.

The cafeteria was filled to near capacity as hundreds of bingo players dabbed bingo cards hoping to shout out B-I-N-G-O.

Both varsity and junior varsity players were on hand to help sell bingo cards, display the purses, and add high energy to the program.

Coaches and booster club members worked the kitchen, called bingo numbers and were there in support of the softball players.

lunch menus

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by The Press in School

Thursday, Feb. 21: M.S., H.S.: Chicken and cheese quesadilla with salsa, hot dog on roll, tortilla chips with salsa. M.S.: Steamed green beans, also. Elem.: Salad bar, dinner roll, cereal meal, also.

Friday, Feb. 22: Elem.: Turkey sausage patty, yogurt, salad bar, dinner roll, cereal meal, French toast sticks, Tater Tots, Fruitables juice. M.S., H.S.: Egg McTrojan, yogurt, French toast sticks, Tater Tots.

Education foundation announces Alumni Wall of Honor inductees

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by The Press in School

The Parkland School District Education Foundation has announced the names of the inductees to the Distinguished Alumni Wall of Honor for 2019.

The Wall of Honor, established seven years ago, is located inside the main entrance of the high school.

Wall plaques highlight inductee achievements and include a current photo as well as the inductee’s Parkland senior picture.

The names of individuals on the wall serve as an inspiration to all students to achieve excellence and remind the entire community of Parkland’s commitment to a quality educational program.