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Allentown School District

 

In Your Schools: September 18 - 29, 2017

The Allentown School District announces the following events taking place in our schools from September 18 - 29. The Allentown School Board of Directors Meeting Schedule for September (public is invited), is below, and will be held in the Allentown School District Board Room at the District’s Administration Center:
 
  • Thursday, September 28 at 7:00 p.m.: Regular Board Meeting
 

High School Schedule

Louis E. Dieruff High School

September 18; 2:45 p.m.: Video Club Meeting in Room F-3.
 
September 19; 2:45 p.m.: Class Officer Meeting, for those interested in running, will be held in Room D-8.
 
September 28; during school day: DeSales University Trip for interested Juniors and Seniors. Stop by College & Career Center for permission slip.
 
College Visits:
September 18; Period 7: Northampton Community College
September 19; Lunch: U.S. Army Reserves
September 20; Period 3: DeSales University
September 21; Period 7: Cabrini University
September 25; Lunch: U.S. Navy
September 25; Period 2: Penn State University
September 27; Period 3: Kutztown University
September 27; Period 4: Elizabethtown College
September 28; Period 4: Lafayette College
 
Announcement:
  • September 27 is the last day to register for the October SAT Test. Students taking SAT should arrive between 7:45 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. Doors are locked after 8:00 a.m. Please have your admission ticket and current photo ID. See your school counselor for more information. Upcoming SAT dates are; October 7, November 4, December 2, March 10, May 5 and June 2.
  • Dieruff will hold an Open House on October 4 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
 

William Allen High School

September 18; 2:45 p.m.: Debate Team Meeting in Room 1-112 for those interested in joining. See Ms. Trinneer with questions in Room 1-112.
 
September 18; 2:45 p.m.: International Club Meeting in Room 2-303.
 
September 18; 2:45 p.m.: SADD Club Meeting in Room 1-215. New students welcome. See Mrs. Roehrich or Mr. Rohrbach with questions.
 
September 19 and 26; 2:45 p.m.: Gay Straight Alliance meets every Tuesday in Room 1-303.
 
September 21 and 28; 2:45 p.m.: Health Careers Club meets Thursdays in NGC Room 8-212.
 
September 21; 2:45 p.m.: Key Club Meeting in Room 1-304.
 
September 27; 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.: Open House
 
Announcements:
  • Any Junior or Senior interested in healthcare should consider applying for St. Luke’s Career Exploration Program. Applications available in the College & Career Center and must be turned in to Mrs. Duggan by October 2.
  • Senior pictures will be taken at Allen by Christmas City Studio on November 6, 15, 16 and December 5, 6, 12, 13, 18 and 19. You must schedule an appointment by calling 610-691-2109. If you do not have your photo taken it will not appear in the yearbook.
 

Building 21 Allentown

Announcement:
  • Building 21 will hold an Open House on October 5 from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
 
 

Special Program Schedules

Newcomer Academy

September 27; 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.: Open House
 

William Penn Building

September 27; 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.: Open House
 
 

Middle School Schedule

Harrison-Morton Middle School

September 26; 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.: Open House
 

Francis D. Raub Middle School

September 19 and 26; 2:45 p.m.: Builders Club with Kiwanis meets in Room 215.
 
September 20; 2:45 p.m.: Community Bike Works meets Wednesdays.
 
September 21 and 28; 2:45 p.m.: Health Careers Club meets Thursdays in the Nurse’s Office.
 
September 28; 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.: Open House
 
Announcement:
  • PTO Cookie Dough Fundraiser runs through October 11. $20 per cookie tub. See homeroom teacher for order forms.
  • Raub collects Box Tops for Education. They may be dropped off in the glass jar in the Main Office.
 

South Mountain Middle School

September 18, 19, 20, 25, 26 and 27; 2:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Homework Club meets Mondays in Room 144.
 
September 18 and 25; 2:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.: Latin Dance Team Practice is Mondays in the Auditorium.
 
September 19; 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.: Open House/Back to School Night
 
September 21; 2:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Mission Possible meets Thursdays in Room 160.
 

Trexler Middle School

September 18 – 21 and 25 – 28; 2:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.: 21st Century Afterschool Program meets Monday through Thursday. Focuses on completing homework, improving math and reading skills and includes physical activities. Students are provided a meal.
 
September 18; 2:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Girls Volleyball Practice
 
September 19 and 26; 2:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.: Latin Dance Team Practice is Tuesdays in the Auditorium.
 
September 19 – 22 and 26 – 29; 2:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.; Football Practice (Friday practice goes until 5:00 p.m.)
 
September 28; during school day: Picture Day
 
September 29; 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.: Back to School Dance
 
Announcement:
  • Trexler will hold an Open House on Tuesday, October 3 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
 

Elementary Schools

Central Elementary School

September 19; 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.: Open House
 
 
September 25; 3:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.: Earn a Bike meets Monday.
 
September 25; 3:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.: Junior Earn a Bike meets Monday.
 
September 25, 26, 27 and 28; 3:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.: Make Your MARK meets Monday through Thursday.
 

Cleveland Elementary School

September 19; 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.: Open House
 

Hiram W. Dodd Elementary School

September 28; 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.: Open House
 

Jackson Early Childhood Center

September 28; 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.: Open House
 

Jefferson Elementary School 

September 29; 9:10 a.m.: Golden Stallion Assembly for Grades 3, 4 and 5.
 
September 29; 10:00 a.m.: Golden Stallion Assembly for Grades K – 2.
 
Announcement:
  • Food Bank and Clothing Closet are the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m. in the Food Pantry in Basement, enter through Door 2.
 

Lehigh Parkway Elementary School

September 18; 9:00 a.m.: Reading for Education Kickoff
 
September 21; 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.: Community Walk
 
September 28; 9:00 a.m.: Pretzel Money Due
 
September 28; 4:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.: Open House
 
September 29; 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.: Book Fair in the Gym.
 
September 29; 2:00 p.m.: Pretzel Day for those who pre-ordered.
 

McKinley Elementary School

September 26; 3:15 p.m.: Junior Earn a Bike meets Tuesday in the Cafeteria.
 
September 27; 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.: Open House
 
September 28; 3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.: Dance Squad meets Thursday in the Cafeteria.
 
September 29; 8:30 a.m.: Panera Bread in the Community Garden.
 

Mosser Elementary School

September 19; 6:00 p.m.: Open House
 
September 20; during school day: Picture Day
 

Luis A. Ramos Elementary School

September 18; 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.: Open House for K–2.
 
September 19; 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.: Open House for 3–5.
 

Ritter Elementary School

September 18; during school day: Picture Day
 
September 29; during school day: Student of the Month Assembly
 

Roosevelt Elementary School

September 18 – 22 and 25 – 29; 3:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.: El Sistema Practice Monday through Friday.
 
September 26; 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.: Open House Block Party
 
September 28; 3:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.: Make Your Mark meets Tuesday and Thursday.
 

Washington Elementary School

September 26; 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.: Open House