Parkland Press

Thursday, November 14, 2019

lunch menus

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 by The Press in School

Thursday, Nov. 14: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Roast turkey with gravy, potato stuffing, steamed green beans, cranberry sauce, ice cream. M.S., H.S.: Personal pizza, also.

Friday, Nov. 15: Elem.: Toasted cheese sandwich, chicken nuggets, baked spiral french fries, cream of tomato soup. Elem., M.S., H.S.: Pizzeria-style pizza, also.

Senior receives Pastorius award for German studies

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 by SUSAN BRYANT in School

Pastorius Home Association each year recognizes seniors from local area high schools for their interest and achievements in the study of the German language.

This year’s honorees include Parkland High School student Mia Noelle Wanyo.

Each honoree was presented “The Pastorius Award for Excellence in German Studies,” letters of recognition, a subscription to German Life magazine and $50 college expense grants as outstanding 2018-19 school year German students.

Class of 1949 gathers for reunion

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 by ROBERT WARMKESSEL in School

The Class of 1949 was the 20th and last class to graduate from the former South Whitehall High School.

The following year, the school district’s name was changed to Parkland.

This class had 84 graduates. Fifty-three have died, leaving 31 members still living.

Of that number, five have moved out of the area.

On Oct. 16, graduates of the class of 1949 gathered for a reunion at Morgan’s Restaurant, South Whitehall.

Class officers were originally elected in their freshman year.

Parkland graduate Matthew Binder named finalist for teacher of the year

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 by The Press in School

Earlier this year, Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration announced the finalists for the 2020 Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year.

The list includes 1991 Parkland High School graduate Matthew Binder, a teacher of communications technology at Hempfield High School in the Hempfield School District, Lancaster County.

The 12 finalists come from every corner of the commonwealth and include elementary, middle and high school educators in English, the sciences and art.

Homecoming float winners are announced

Thursday, October 31, 2019 by SUSAN BRYANT in School

Parkland High School recently announced the winners of the homecoming float parade held Oct. 11 at the football game at Orefield Middle School stadium.

The winners of the float contest included: PALS- Avengers, first place; National Art Honor Society, second place; Dance Team- Care Bears, third place; Conservation Club, Most Sustainable; Interact’s Stuff the bus won Spirit of Parkland and SADD’s organ and tissue donations won for Best Theme.