Parkland Weekly Update

January 16, 2016

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PHS Fall Play, Jan 29 and 30

Coming Events

Jan 20 – Kernsville/Kratzer Parent Forum on Parkland Vision 2015-2030/Redistricting at Kernsville at 6:30 PM

Jan 18 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day - SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED

Jan 21 Community Advisory Council meets to discuss the PSD Budget Process - All are welcome, Admin Center, 7 PM.


Jan 27 - Harlem Wizards Basketball Game will be at PHS! Tickets are just $10 for General Admission, $20 for Reserved Seating at A limited number of $40 Courtside/Meet & Greet tickets are available at the Admin Center only. General admission tickets at the door are $12. Click on this video link for a sneak peek of the show!

Jan 29 & 30 PHS Winter Play, “Our Town,” 7:30 PM Friday and Saturday in the Parkland High School Auditorium. For ticket info, call 610-351-5666 or visit Our Town, Thornton Wilder’s timeless play about life and love in the small New Hampshire town of Grovers Corners, comes to life in a unique and modern presentation.


OMS and SMS Spelling Bee
Vaishnavi Joshi, a sixth grade student, is the 2016 Springhouse Middle School Spelling Bee champion. Elena Mecchi, an eighth grade student, is the 2016 Orefield Middle School Spelling Bee champion. The Scripps National Spelling Bee provides students with the opportunity to sharpen their spelling skills through local, regional, and national competitions. These young spellers will represent Parkland at the regional spelling bee held at Northampton Community College in March.

National History Day Competition
Congratulations to the National History Day winners at PHS, OMS and SMS. They will have the opportunity to compete at the regional level in March to try and make it to the State Competition. Here is a list of the winners. has just released its 2016 list of the best school districts throughout the nation, as well as the state of Pennsylvania. Parkland ranked #30. See the list here.

Congratulations to Al Haddad (Girls Soccer Coach) and Mike Krause (Girls Volleyball Coach) for being named Morning Call Coach of the Year for their respective sports!

PBS STEAM January Newsletter is here.

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