Parkland Press

Sunday, January 20, 2019

lunch menus

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 by The Press in School

Thursday, Jan. 17: 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, dinner roll.

Friday, Jan. 18: M.S., H.S.: Toasted cheese sandwich, chicken nuggets, dinner roll, cream of tomato soup. Elem: Pizza, cereal meal, also.

Monday, Jan. 21: Professional Development Day. No School.

Scholarships available

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 by The Press in School

Alzheimer’s

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America is inviting college-bound high school seniors across the country to enter its 2019 Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness Scholarship Essay Contest for the chance to earn money for college.

The annual program has awarded more than $250,000 in college scholarships since its inception.

The essay competition asks high school seniors to describe how Alzheimer’s has affected their lives, as well as share how they plan to make a difference in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease in the future.

Contest deadline extended

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 by The Press in School

PennDOT

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has announced the deadline for students to submit ideas for the department’s Innovations Challenge is extended to Jan. 25.

Students in grades nine through 12 are invited to explore innovative technologies and methods — aside from laws and educational campaigns — to get drivers to slow down in work zones.

The Innovations Challenge aims to educate students on challenges the department faces and encourage them to consider PennDOT as a future employer.

lunch menus

Thursday, January 10, 2019 by The Press in School

Thursday, Jan. 10: M.S., H.S.: Chicken fries, hot dog on roll, pierogies, baked beans. Elem.: Salad bar, dinner roll, cereal meal, also.

Friday, Jan. 11: Elem.: Mini burger sliders, chicken nuggets, salad bar, dinner roll, cereal meal, Tater Tots, steamed corn. M.S., H.S.: Cheese steak on roll, chicken nuggets, Tater Tots. M.S.: Steamed corn, also.

Monday, Jan. 14: M.S., H.S.: Mini corn dogs, cheddar cheese meatloaf, sandwich on a roll, mashed potatoes with gravy. Elem.: Pizza and cereal meal, also.

VFW Post 12099 announces Voice of Democracy winners

Thursday, January 10, 2019 by ANN WERTMAN in School

While it was just two periods away from holiday vacation, several classes under Parkland teachers Dale Ritter and Calliope Volikas found themselves absorbed in a question-and-answer period with Brig. Gen. Anna Mae V. McCabe Hays VFW Post 12099 officer Rear Admiral Retired David P. Keller, U.S.N.; and Sgts. Alexandra Avila and Keenan Albright, both combat veterans and recruiting officers of the Pennsylvania National Guard.

The students had gathered to honor their school’s 2018-19 winners in the annual VFW Voice of Democracy Contest on the theme of “Why My Vote Matters.”

lunch menus

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 by The Press in School

Thursday, Jan. 3: M.S.: Chicken tenders, hot dog on roll, soft pretzel rod, steamed green beans. Elem.: Pizza, cereal meal, also. H.S.: Chicken tenders, hot dog on roll, French bread stick.

Friday, Jan. 4: Elem.: Meatballs in spaghetti sauce, chicken Parmesan, pizza, cereal meal, pasta with sauce, steamed broccoli. M.S.: Meatballs in sauce, chicken patty sandwich, pasta with sauce, steamed broccoli. H.S.: Meatball sub, chicken patty sandwich, mini potato pancakes.