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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.

PARKLAND lunch menus

Thursday, January 9, 2020 by The Press in School

Thursday, Jan. 9: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Italian hoagie, mini corn dogs, personal pizza, baked french fries. Elem.: Cucumber slices, also

Friday, Jan. 10: Elem., M.S.: Meatballs, spaghetti sauce, chicken tenders, pizzeria-style pizza, pasta, steamed broccoli. H.S.: Meatballs and spaghetti sauce on a roll, chicken tenders, pizzeria-style pizza, mini potato pancakes.

Monday, Jan. 13: Elem.: Sausage patties, yogurt, stuffed crust pizza, French toast sticks, Tater Tots, Fruitables juice. M.S., H.S.: Sausage patties, yogurt, pizzeria-style pizza, French toast sticks, Tater Tots.

American Bank employee wins donated 1969 MGB Roadster

Sunday, December 29, 2019 by The Press in School

After six months of ticket sales that raised $26,450, the Parkland Education Foundation chose the winner of a donated 1969 MGB Roadster at the Harlem Wizards Game Nov. 21, 2019, at Parkland High School.

The winner, Anne DeSantos, an employee at American Bank, was not in the 1,200-plus crowd of people, but was a local winner.

The car donation was a generous gesture on behalf of Barry and Marcy Dobil, owners of Josh Early Candies, and high school sweethearts, who both graduated with Parkland’s Class of 1969.