Parkland Press

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

lunch menus

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by The Press in School

Thursday, Feb. 13: Elem.: Heart-shaped chicken nuggets, hot dog on a roll, baked beans, fruit, milk, cherry vanilla ice cream cup or raspberry ice. M.S., H.S.: Chicken ’n’ waffles nuggets, hot dog on roll, personal pizza, baked beans.

Friday, Feb. 14: Snow makeup day.

Monday, Feb. 17: Presidents Day. No school.

Tuesday, Feb. 18: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Mini corn dogs, chicken patty on a roll, pizzeria-style pizza, mashed potatoes with gravy.

Harlem Wizards display their skills during game with Parkland staff

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 by ANITA HIRSCH in School

The Harlem Wizards with their “Tricks, hoops and alley oops,” displayed their talents and fun at a basketball game between the Wizards and the high school faculty at a performance at Parkland High School on Nov. 21, 2019.

Joshua Abrams, a social studies teacher at the high school, told his students if they made and displayed a sign supporting him, he would give them extra credit.

Abby Severo took his suggestion and made a sign supporting Abrams.

PARKLAND lunch menus

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 by The Press in School

Thursday, Jan. 23: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Nachos, taco fiesta black beans, turkey and cheese melt on pretzel bun, stuffed crust pizza, steamed brown rice.

Friday, Jan. 24: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Toasted cheese sandwich, chicken nuggets, pizzeria-style pizza, baked spiral french fries, cream of tomato soup.

Monday, Jan. 27: Elem.: Mini chicken slider, stuffed crust sticks, spaghetti sauce, baked beans, potato smiles. M.S., H.S.: Chicken patty sandwich, stuffed crust sticks with sauce, baked beans, french fries.

LCTI reps attend briefing on natural gas

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 by SARIT LASCHINSKY in School

Community members and industry representatives braved a chilly winter morning Dec. 12, 2019, to learn more about energy, industry and education during the “Think About Energy” Briefing at Madeline’s Restaurant, Fogelsville.

Matt Henderson, event organizer and owner of Henderson Consulting Services, introduced the panel of guests and keynote speaker, state Rep. Peter Schweyer, D-22nd, provided information on the briefing.

Schweyer said natural gas is a tremendous asset to Pennsylvania, but also acknowledged that the subject was controversial.

School board reviews bus garage replacement

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 by SUSAN RUMBLE in School

The Parkland School Board reviewed a proposal, during the Dec. 17, 2019, workshop, for restoration of the bus garage which burned in a fire nearly two years ago.

District officials report although funding money has been available from Liberty Mutual Insurance, the replacement structure has to be brought up to code.

Director of School Services Dave Keppel reported the new facility will have restrooms, a sprinkler system, heat and will be compliant with Americans with Disabilities Act regulations.

Presentation encourages students to think about climate change

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 by SARIT LASCHINSKY in School

Parkland High School students from all grades and science classes gained some insight into ongoing efforts to reduce the effects of global warming during a presentation on climate change and carbon capture processes on Nov. 25, 2019.

The guest speaker was John Cirucci, of North Whitehall Township, is an adjunct research professor at Arizona State University and a retired chemical engineer with Air Products.

The presentation was organized by Sean Flueso, physics teacher and high school science department chair.