Parkland Press

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Ninth grader, senior win music awards

Thursday, May 10, 2018 by The Press in School

The Allentown Music Club at their April meeting presented the winners of the Dr. Albert Hofammann Scholarship for Young Pianists and the annual String Award.

Alexander Guoyi Tang, a ninth grader at Parkland High School, won the Dr. Albert Hofammann Scholarship for Young Pianists.

He performed the first movement of Mozart’s Piano Sonata No. 18 in D Major, and Fantaisie-Impromptu, Op 66 by Chopin.

Sung Min “Christina” Park, a senior at Parkland High School, won the String Award.

She performed the first movement of Violin Concerto No. 2 in D minor by Wieniawski.

Parkland High School welcomes businesses to job fair for students

Thursday, May 10, 2018 by LOU WHEELAND in School

Parkland High School was the scene of a unique event on March 1.

A job fair for high school students was held in the auxiliary gymnasium. Students were invited to explore a wide variety of summer and part time jobs available in the Lehigh Valley.

More than 50 business and community organizations provided information on jobs available for students and for career employment.

lunch menus

Thursday, May 10, 2018 by The Press in School

Thursday, May 10: M.S.: Pasta with meat or marinara sauce, hot dog on roll, dinner roll, tossed salad. Elem.: Pizza, cereal meal, also. H.S.: Meatball Parmesan sub, hot dog on roll, french fries, tossed salad.

Friday, May 11: M.S., H.S.: Toasted cheese sandwich, cheeseburger on roll, cream of tomato soup, steamed broccoli. Elem.: Pizza, cereal meal, also.

L. Valley LaunchBox accepting applications for summer camp

Thursday, May 10, 2018 by The Press in School

Creative collaboration fuels innovation, and the Teen Entrepreneurship Summer Challenge is poised to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs!

Penn State Lehigh Valley, Lehigh Valley LaunchBox and Perkiomen School is offering a two-week summer camp for rising high school juniors and seniors interested in developing the foundation for a successful business or product idea June 18-29.

District News

Thursday, May 10, 2018 by The Press in School

Coming Events

May 10: Freddy Award Nominations announced live on WFMZ TV, noon; Senior Citizen Dinner 5:30 p.m. High school orchestra concert 7 p.m.

May 12: Parkland Senior Prom, Steel Stacks, 6 p.m. Post Prom at high school from 11:30 p.m. to 5 a.m.

May 17-19: 15th annual Festival of the Arts.

May 18: Early dismissal high school and middle schools, 1 p.m. Elementary schools at 1:45 p.m.

May 21: High school academic awards night.

May 24: Freddy Awards, live on WFMZ TV, 7 p.m.

May 25: School volunteer lunch at Lehigh Career Technical Institute.

Heintzelman family donates $30,000 to Post Prom

Thursday, May 10, 2018 by The Press in School

David and Robert Heintzelman, and Robert’s children Matt and Erin, all four Parkland High School alumni, recently offered a pledge of $30,000 in support of Parkland High School’s Post Prom Party for the next three years, through a generous grant to the Parkland Education Foundation.

The Post Prom Party, celebrating its 17th year, takes place at Parkland High School after the Senior Prom.

Post Prom runs from 11:30 p.m. May 12 until 5 a.m. May 13 with the mission of keeping teens safe and drug-free on Prom Night.