Parkland Weekly Update

May 6, 2016

Coming Events

May 7 - Prom at the Palace Center and Post Prom Party at PHS until 5 AM. The Prom King and Queen will be announced at the dance around 9:00 PM. Check Facebook and Twitter for the BIG ANNOUNCEMENT!

May 10 - College Night At PHS 7:00 PM, PHS Auditorium

See page 2 of the PHS Newsletter for more info.

May 12 - Senior Citizen Dinner and Orchestra Concert, 5:30 PM Cafeteria, 7 PM concert. This is orchestra director Karen Creeden's last concert on the PHS stage. She will retire after 25 years of service in Parkland.

May 13 - Kratzer Fair, Jaindl Jamboree, Ironton Spring Family Festival, Fogelsville Movie Night - families will celebrate with the PTO at these end-of-the-year family events!

May 14 - PHS Music Boosters Giant Yard Sale, PHS Parking Lot.

May 15, Leo Club Duck Race, Covered Bridge Park, 1 PM. This year's proceeds will benefit Angel 34, a local charity that supports Lehigh Valley families with children who are battling cancer. Winners do not need to be present at the but feel free to come out to witness the craziness. The cost of each duck is $10 (cash or check made payable to Parkland High School) and there will be four cash prizes awarded.

May 19 -21 Festival of the Arts

Thurs - Art Show 6:00 - 8:00 PM (Art Rooms) Chorus Concert 7:00 PM, PHS Auditorium

Fri - Parkland's Got Talent 7:00 PM (Auditorium)

Sat - Festival of the Arts on the Quad 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
For all the info:

May 23 - PHS Senior Academic Awards Night, 7:00 PM, PHS Auditorium

May 25 - Parkland High School Athletic Award and Hall of Fame Ceremony, 5:00 PM, PHS Auditorium.

It is Concert Season - join us for any concert featured on the PSD Calendar of Events.

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SMS Science Olympiad Wins PA State Championship


PHS Junior Yogeshwar Velingker has made the 2016 US Physics Team! He participated in a series of tests run nationwide through the American Association of Physics Teachers and out of thousands of students, he finished within the top 20 in the country. He will attend a team training camp in May and then participate in research in Latvia in June and the World Competition in Switzerland this summer!

The SMS Science Olympiad Team won the State Championship this past week! See picture above.

Congrats to the Parkland Power Lifting team for taking first place in States for the second consecutive year! They are pictured below.

The Parkland High School Indoor Percussion Ensemble won the 2016 Mid-Atlantic Percussion Society A-Class Championship.

The PHS Trumpet Newspaper Staff won second place in the American Scholastic Press Association Contest/Review.

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PHS Powerlifting First Place Team

Thank you to the all of the supporters of the Parkland Foundation Gala!

The Gala was a wonderful event! The Morning Call posted pictures here.