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Allentown School District

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February is National Children's Dental Health Month. Click here for more information about events hosted at ASD middle and elementary schools this February. 

LANTA to reduce rate for Allentown Students. Read more. 

Allen HS Violinist Selected to Perform at PMEA District 10 Orchestra Festival. Read more. 

Construction Update on Route 222 (Hamilton Street) in the City of Allentown - Rapid Bridge Replacement Details and Detour Map

High Marks Podcast - highlighting the 2017-2018 Teacher Innovation Grant Recipients 

Building 21 Allentown Hosts December Open House. Read more. 

Allentown School District Hosts Close to 200 Puerto Rican Evacuees at District Welcome Dinner. Read more. 
 
Dieruff Chorus Student Danny Garcia named to PMEA District 10 Festival. Read more. 
 
Two Allentown Schools Contribute Artwork to Dream Rocket Project. Students from Central and Ritter Elementary schools will be featured in the nationwide collection of student art projects. Read more. 
 
Dieruff HS Seniors Celebrate Early Acceptance to Colleges- including Princeton! Read more.
 
The Allentown School District Foundation is pleased to announce the newest cohort of Teacher Innovation Grant recipients. Read the full press release and find out the winners here! 

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High Marks audio interview with Superintendent Parker, September 18, click Podcast logo.
 

How ASD's Newcomer Academy benefits Allentown families, click here.

ASD Staff Immunization Clinics, click here for information.
 
 
Parents/Guardians: Click here for important 2017-2018 School Immunization Law Changes. 
 

ASD Events

Click Here for Full Calendar
School Year Calendar
Click Event Title Below for Times and Details

Title ASD Event Date
Staff Development Day - Act 80 Monday, January 22, 2018 - 7:30am
Kindergarten - Grade 5 Students Do Not Report - Conferences Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 7:30am
Kindergarten - Grade 5 Students Do Not Report - Conferences Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 7:30am
Schools Closed - Presidents' Day Holiday Friday, February 16, 2018 - 7:30am
Schools Closed - Presidents' Day Holiday Monday, February 19, 2018 - 7:30am

Strategic Framework Draft

The Allentown School District community is hard at work addressing the challenges of the past and we are confident in our students ability to be successful. The ASD Strategic Framework is our blueprint, and it outlines the progress indicators that will be used for the goal of raising student achievement. 

Click here to view the Strategic Framework Draft.
Please submit your feedback using this form.
Thank you.


Community Meeting Notes

LCCC 07-17-17
East Side Youth Center 07-18-17
YMCA 07-25-17
Resurrected Life Church 07-26-17
Cumberland Gardens 07-28-17

21st Century Tutoring

21cclc-logo-jpg.jpgThe ASD Grants and Development Department has garnered $5.4 million through 21st Century Community Learning Center grants to be dispersed over the next few years to Central, Cleveland, Ramos, Jackson ECC, Jefferson, Mosser, Sheridan, Union Terrace, Washington, Harrison-Morton, Dieruff and Newcomer Academy for the 21st Century Tutoring Program.

The program provides homework help, tutoring in reading and math, and STEAM academic enrichment activities four days a week (Monday – Thursday) for three hours after school. Students who participate will also be provided dinner. Click here for details.

ASD is currently recruiting teachers and paraprofessionals to work in the 21st Century after school tutoring programs at all elementary, middle and high schools! If you are a teacher interested in working with this program, click here for more information. If you are a paraprofessional interested in working with this program, click here for more information.