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Allentown School District

 

In Your Schools: October 16 – 27, 2017

The Allentown School District announces the following events taking place in our schools from October 16 - 27. The Allentown School Board of Directors Meeting Schedule for October (public is invited), is below, and will be held in the Allentown School District Board Room at the District’s Administration Center:
  • Thursday, October 26 at 7:00 p.m.: Regular Board Meeting
October 19; 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.: Dieruff College & Career Fair in the Meilinger Cafeteria.
 

High School Schedule

Louis E. Dieruff High School

October 16 – 20 and 23 – 27; 6:30 a.m.: ROTC meets Monday through Friday in G-8.
 
October 16; during school day: Northampton Community College Trip hosted by GEAR UP.
 
October 16 – 20 and 23 – 27; 1:00 p.m. – 2:40 p.m.: Leader (Newspaper) meets Monday through Friday in E-6.
 
October 16 – 20 and 23 – 27; 1:00 p.m. – 2:40 p.m.: Ledannus (Yearbook) meets Monday through Friday in A-22.
 
October 16 – 20 and 23 – 27; 2:40 p.m.: School Store is open Monday through Friday at end of school day.
 
October 16 and 23; 2:40 p.m.: Class of 2018 meets Monday in F-1.
 
October 16 and 23; 3:00 p.m.: Class of 2019 meets Monday in B-10.
 
October 16 and 23; 2:45 p.m.: Video Club meets Monday in F-3.
 
October 16, 18, 23 and 25; 3:00 pm..: Weightlifting is Monday and Wednesday in the Weight Room.
 
October 17, 19, 24 and 26; 2:45 p.m.: Chess Club meets Tuesday and Thursday in A-7.
 
October 17 and 24; 2:50 p.m.: Class of 2021 meets Tuesday in A-19.
 
October 17 and 24; 2:50 p.m.: Computer Club meets Tuesday in E-4.
 
October 17 and 24; 2:45 p.m.: Debate Team meets Tuesday in E-6.
 
October 17 and 24; 2:45 p.m.: Husky Buddies meets Tuesday in A-6.
 
October 17 and 24; 2:45 p.m.: Robotics Club meets Tuesday in E-4.
 
October 17 and 24; 2:45 p.m.: SADD Club meets Tuesday in C-4.
 
October 17 and 24; 2:40 p.m.; Spanish Honor Society meets Tuesday in F-9.
 
October 17 and 24; 3:15 p.m.: Stage Crew meets Tuesday on Auditorium Stage.
 
October 18 and 25; 2:50 p.m.: Art Club meets Wednesday in E-1.
 
October 18 and 25; 2:45 p.m.: Class of 2020 meets Wednesday in the Guidance Office.
 
October 18 and 25; 3:00 p.m.: Gay Straight Alliance (GSA/LGBT) meets Wednesday in the Guidance Office.
 
October 18, 19, 25 and 26; 2:50 p.m.: Husky Artchives meets Wednesday and Thursday in B-3.
 
October 18 and 25; 3:00 p.m.: Key Club meets Wednesday in C-1.
 
October 18 and 25; 3:00 p.m.: Poetry Club Meets Wednesday in A-22.
 
October 18 and 25; 3:00 p.m.: Rowing Club meets Wednesday in the Exercise Room.
 
October 18 and 25; 2:50 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.: Running Club (Husky Strides) meets Wednesday in the Gym Lobby.
 
October 18 and 25; 2:45 p.m.: Sew What Club meets Wednesday in D-6.
 
October 18 and 25; 2:50 p.m.: Step Team meets Wednesday in the 9th Grade Café.
 
October 19 and 26; 2:50 p.m.: German Honor Society meets Thursday in F-15.
 
October 19 and 26; 2:45 p.m.: Multicultural Leadership meets Thursday in F-13.
 
October 19 and 26; 2:50 p.m.: Strategic Game Club meets Thursday in D-3 or B-19.
 
October 19 and 26; 2:50 p.m.: Student Council meets Thursday in D-8.
 
October 19 and 26; 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.: College & Career Fair in the Meilinger Cafeteria.
 
October 20 and 27; 3:00 p.m.: Anime Club meets Friday in B-10.
 
October 20 and 27; 2:50 p.m.: Scholastic Scrimmage meets Friday in G-3.
 
Announcement:
  • Financial Aid Night is November 1 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. in the Media Center.
  • Winter Concert is December 12 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are; $5/adults and $3/students.
  • Students taking the SAT Test 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; November 4, December 2, March 10, May 5 and June 2.
  • Environmental Club meets the 1st Monday of each month at 3:00 p.m. in A-21.
  • Spirit Club meets the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month at 2:50 p.m. in the Main Cafeteria.
  • National Honor Society meets the 1st Tuesday of each month at 6:15 a.m. in the Husky Center.
 

William Allen High School

October 16 and 23; 2:50 p.m.: Anti-Bullying Club meets Monday in Room 3-205.
 
October 16 and 23; 2:45 p.m.: International Club Meeting in Room 2-303.
 
October 16 and 23; 2:45 p.m.: SADD Club Meeting in Room 1-215. New students welcome. See Mrs. Roehrich or Mr. Rohrbach with questions.
 
October 17 and 24; 2:45 p.m.: Gay Straight Alliance meets every Tuesday in Room 1-303.
 
October 17 and 24; 2:50 p.m.: Student Government Association (SGA) meets Tuesday.
 
October 19 and 26; 2:45 p.m.: Health Careers Club meets Thursdays in NGC Room 8-212.
 
October 19 and 26; 2:45 p.m.: Key Club Meeting in Room 1-304.
 
Announcements:
  • Wilkes University Trip will be November 16. Priority will be given to those students intending to apply to Wilkes.
  • Canaries for Life meets at 2:45 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month in Room 1-213.
  • 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.
 

Middle School Schedule

Harrison-Morton Middle School

October 16 – 19 and 23 – 26; 2:45 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.
 
October 17; during school day: Bike & Boat Trip for Grade 6 Minuteman Team.
 
October 18; during school day: Bike & Boat Trip for Grade 8 Gold Team.
 
October 18 and 25; 2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.: Sewing Club meets Wednesday.
 
Announcement:
  • Sign up for Student Government during school hours, now through October 13.
  • Middle School Wrestling Tournament, November 15, 4:00 p.m. at William Allen High School.
 

Francis D. Raub Middle School

October 16, 17, 19, 23, 24 and 26; 2:45 p.m.: Cheerleading Practice meets Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.
 
October 16 – 19 and 23 – 26; 2:45 p.m.: 21st Century Afterschool Program meets Monday through Thursday in Room 120. Focuses on completing homework, improving math and reading skills and includes physical activities. Students are provided a meal.
 
October 16; 3:00 p.m.: ASD Sports Physicals for Trexler and Raub will be held at Trexler.
 
October 17; during school day: Picture Day
 
October 18 and 25; 2:45 p.m.: Community Bike Works meets Wednesday in Room 109.
 
October 18 and 25; 2:45 p.m.: Latin Dance Club meets Wednesday in the Café.
 
October 19 and 26; 2:45 p.m.: Health Careers Club meets Thursdays in the Small Gym.
 
October 19; 5:00 p.m.: PTO Meeting in Room 120. Will include an interactive presentation about “Making Better Purchasing Decisions” by Lafayette Ambassador Bank. The meeting and presentation will be in English and Spanish with a light meal provided. Please RSVP to bolens@allentownsd.org or pattersonj@allentownsd.org
 
Announcement:
  • Multicultural Night is November 14 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • Middle School Wrestling Tournament, November 15, 4:00 p.m. at William Allen High School.
  • Winter Concert is December 12 at 6:00 p.m.
  • Raub collects Box Tops for Education. They may be dropped off in the glass jar in the Main Office.
 

South Mountain Middle School

October 16 – 19 and 23 – 26; 2:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Homework Club meets Monday through Thursday in Room 144.
 
October 16 and 23; 2:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.: Latin Dance Team Practice is Mondays in the Auditorium.
 
October 16, 18, 23 and 25; 2:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Mission Possible meets  Monday and Wednesday in Room 160.
 
October 16 – 19 and 23 – 26; 2:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.: 21st Century Afterschool Program runs Monday through Thursday in room 113. Focuses on completing homework, improving math and reading skills and includes physical activities. Students are provided a meal.
 
October 17 and 25; 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.: Cheerleading Practice in Caf B.
 
October 17, 19, 24 and 26; 2:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.: Heart & Sole (GOTR) meets in Room 110.
 
October 17, 19, 24 and 26; 2:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Lego/Game Club meets Tuesday and Thursday in Room 122.
 
October 17, 18, 24 and 26; 2:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.: Step Team
 
October 18; 7:15 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.: Breakfast Buddies
 
October 20; during school day: Dress Down for Cancer Awareness, colors are Pink & White.
 
October 20; 2:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.: School Dance hosted by Step Team will be in the Cafeteria.
 
October 26; 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.: Lights On After School Event-Involvement/Showcase Fair of SMMS Programs.
 
Announcement:
  • Middle School Wrestling Tournament, November 15, 4:00 p.m. at William Allen High School.
 

Trexler Middle School

October 16 – 20 and 23 – 27; 2:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Football Practice (Friday practice goes until 5:00 p.m.)
 
October 16 and 23; 2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.: Harry Potter Club meets Monday in Room 107.
 
October 16; 3:00 p.m.: ASD Sports Physicals for Trexler and Raub will be held at Trexler.
 
October 16 – 19 and 23 – 26; 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.
 
October 17 and 19; 2:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Girls Volleyball Practice
 
October 17 and 24 2:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.: Latin Dance Team Practice is Tuesdays in the Auditorium.
 
October 16, 18, 20, 23, 25 and 27; 2:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.: Cheerleading Practice in the Cafeteria.
 
October 18 and 25; 2:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Theatre Arts Club meets Wednesday in the Auditorium.
 
October 19 and 26; 2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.: Team Smooth Practice in the Cafeteria.
 
October 20 and 27; 3:00 p.m.: Bowling Club at the Playdrome Rose Bowl located at 801 N. 15th Street.
 
October 25; 1:00 p.m.: Fall Sports Pep Rally
 
Announcement:
  • Student Council is hosting Penny Wars during the month of October. The grade with the most pennies wins! Proceeds benefit Red Cross hurricane relief efforts.
  • Middle School Wrestling Tournament, November 15, 4:00 p.m. at William Allen High School.

 

Elementary Schools

Central Elementary School

October 16 and 23; 3:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.: Earn a Bike meets Monday.
 
October 16 and 23; 3:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.: Junior Earn a Bike meets Monday.
 
October 16 – 19 and 23 – 26; 3:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.: Make Your MARK meets Monday through Thursday.
 
October 16, 18, 23 and 25; 3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.: Modern Band meets Monday and Wednesday.
 
October 17 and 24; 3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.: Boy Scouts meet Tuesday.
 
October 18 and 26; 3:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.: Push the Rock meets Wednesday.
 
October 19; 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.: Book Blast
 
October 23; 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.: First Grade Fall Family Fun Event. Families will enjoy a story, learn strategies to help their child in reading and carve pumpkins.
 
October 24; 3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.: Pre-K Learning Club meets Tuesday and Thursday.
 
October 27; during school day: Annual Booktacular! Guest readers will visit classrooms throughout the day.
 
 

Cleveland Elementary School

October 16 – 19 and 23 – 26; 3:15 p.m. – 6:15 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.
 

 

Hiram W. Dodd Elementary School

October 17, 19, 24 and 26; 3:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.: Make Your Mark
 
October 20; during school day: Grim’s Orchard Trip for Grade 2.
 
October 24; 3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.: Girl Scouts
 
October 26; during school day: Dental Puppet Show for Grades K and 1.
 
October 27; during school day: PBI
 

Jefferson Elementary School 

October 16 – 19 and 23 – 26; 3:15 p.m. – 6:15 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.
 
October 17; 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.: Data Day
 
October 18; 9:10 a.m.: Bully Busters Assembly
 
October 23; during school day: Tooth Buddy Assembly for K-2.
 
October 26; 2:00 pm..: Book Parade
 
October 23; 5:00 p.m.: Book Blast Boo
 
October 27; 9:10 a.m.: Golden Stallion Assembly for Grades 3-5.
 
October 27; 10:10 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 

October 19; during school day: Pumpkin Patch Trip for Kindergarten.
 
October 25; 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.: Sky Zone Fundraiser. A portion of proceeds will benefit Lehigh Parkway. See flyer here.
 
October 25; 9:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.: South Mountain Middle School Tour for Grades 4 and 5.
 
October 26; 9:00 a.m.: Pretzel Presale Day. $1 per pretzel.
 
October 27; 2:00 p.m.: Pretzel Day for those who prepaid.
 
Announcements:
  • October 10 - November 29: Dime Challenge - First class to fill a 2 liter bottle with dimes wins! Proceeds benefit Dream Come True.
 

McKinley Elementary School

October 16, 18, 23 and 25; 3:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.: Make Your M.A.R.K. meets Monday and Wednesday in Room 103.
 
October 16 and 23; 3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.: Yoga meets Monday and Wednesday in the Cafeteria.
 
October 17 and 24; 3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.: Elite Runners meets Tuesday in CLC.
 
October 17 and 24; 3:15 p.m.: Junior Earn a Bike meets Tuesday in the Cafeteria.
 
October 17 and 24; 3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.: Modern Band II for Grades 3, 4 and 5 meets Tuesday in B2.
 
October 17 – 19 and 24 – 26; 3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.: Words Make Stories meets Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in Room 101.
 
October 18 and 25; 3:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.: Girls Rock meets Wednesday in SSOC.
 
October 18 and 25; 3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.: Boy Scouts meets Wednesday in Room 104.
 
October 18 and 25; 3:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.: R2D2 meets Wednesday in CLC.
 
October 19 and 26; 3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.: Dance Squad meets Thursday in the Cafeteria.
 
October 19 and 26; 3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.: Modern Band I for Grades 1 and 2 meets Tuesday in B2.
 
October 20 and 27; 8:30 a.m.: Panera Bread is Friday in the Community Garden.
 

Mosser Elementary School

October 16 – 19 and 23 – 26; 3:15 p.m. – 6:15 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.
 

Muhlenberg Elementary School

October 17, 19, 24 and 26; 3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.: Yoga meets Tuesday and Thursday in Room 108.
 
October 18; 9:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.: Art Museum Trip for Mrs. Craig’s class.
 
October 19; 9:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.: Art Museum Trip for Mrs. Cramer’s class.
 
October 20; 9:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.: Art Museum Trip for Ms. O’Brien’s class.
 
October 20; 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.: Pumpkin Patch Trip for Kindergarten.
 
October 26; 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.: Fall Festival on the Playground.
 
October 27; during school day: School Wide Positive Behavior Incentive-Fall Fest
 

Luis A. Ramos Elementary School

October 16; during school day: Art Museum Trip for Room 303.
 
October 17; during school day: Art Museum Trip for Room 304.
 
October 18; during school day: Art Museum Trip for Room 305.
 
October 18; during school day: Pumpkin Patch Trip for Kindergarten.
 
October 19; during school day: Art Museum Trip for Room 307.
 
October 19 and 26; during school day: Art in Residence Program for Grade 5 meets Thursdays through November 16.
 
October 20; during school day: Art Museum Trip for Room 308.
 
October 25; 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.: Fitness and Healthy Snack Parent Party
 
October 27; during school day: Anti-Bullying Kick-Off Assembly
 
Announcement:
  • OTIS Spunkmeyer Cookie Sale fundraiser begins September 26 and runs through October 12. Orders and money are due October 13. Delivery date is November 8.

 

Ritter Elementary School

 
October 19; during school day: Junior Achievement for Grades 3, 4 and 5 in Classrooms.
 
 

Roosevelt Elementary School

October 16 – 20 and 23 – 27; 3:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.: El Sistema Practice Monday through Friday.
 
October 17, 19, 24 and 26; 3:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.: Make Your Mark meets Tuesday and Thursday.
 
October 18; 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.: Healthy and Active Family Night. Join us for a night of fitness, food and fun!
 

Sheridan Elementary School

October 16 – 19 and 23 – 26; 3:15 p.m. – 6:15 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.
 

Union Terrace Elementary School

October 16 and 23; 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.: Dance Club every Monday.
 
October 18; 3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.: PTA Meeting in the Library.
 
October 20 and 27; 7:55 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.: UT Chorus
 
October 20 and 27; during school day: Cat in the Hat
 
October 25, 26 and 27; during school day: PTA Poetry and Pumpkin Contest
 
October 26; during school day: RIF for Grade 1.
 

Washington Elementary School

October 16 – 19 and 23 – 26; 3:15 p.m. – 6:15 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.