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 FREE English Classes for Adults
The Winter session begins December 9 & 10! 
Download the flyer in English, Spanish and Arabic.


12th grade students- Kutztown University is offering a free 3 credit dual enrollment Introduction to Social Work course. The courses start January 21st and ends April 30th. It will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays during 7th and 8th period. If you are interested in taking this course, please see Ms. Gallagher in the College and Career Center to sign-up.

Come and watch the Allen Holiday concert on Monday, Dec. 16th starting at 7 pm in the auditorium. The choir, chorale, orchestra, and Cavaliers all perform an array of holiday music. Tickets are $5.00 at the door or you can find Mr. Moser (room 4-201) for pre-sales.

William Allen Construction Company meeting will be on Thursday December 19th during 7th period in the library conference room. Students will receive passes from their homeroom teachers. This is our last meeting before break, please try to attend!

The last Saturday school before the holiday break will be held this Saturday the 14th, from 9:30am – 11:30 am. Students are to enter at the Linden St door under the bridge. Saturday School will resume after the break, dates will be announced in January.
Seniors - Just a reminder that Senior Class T-shirts are on sale in Room 4-204. We have two shades of blue available, in all sizes, Small through Extra Large. Proceeds from the t-shirt sale benefit your class. The shirts are $15 each or 2 for $25.

Coffee and Conversation will be December 16th at 9:30am in the library.

CLUBS:
• 4-H Club meets every Monday after school in Rm 1-308
• The Environmental Club will be selling empanadas for $2 each on Friday, December 20th during all lunches in front of the Main Café and NGC Café.
• Guitar club will be every Tuesday in room 8-221 at 2:50 until 3:50pm.
• Volunteers in Motion will meet every Thursday after school in the library.
• Gay Straight Alliance meets every Tuesday in room 1-303 after school. All are welcome!
• Anti-Bullying Club meets every Monday at 2:50pm in room 3-205 All are welcome!
• K-POP meets every Tuesday and Thursday from 2:50-4:30 in room 8-303.
• STAGE CREW is meeting after school daily in the Scene Shop. Lots to do right now!
• Latino Leadership meets every Tuesday after school in Room 8-121.
• Baking Club meets every Monday at 2:50 in room 1-221
• International club will meet Wednesdays (except the 1st one of the months) at 2:50 in room 1-209
• Students Against Destructive Decisions club meets every Monday after school in the main cafeteria.



CLUBS:
• Guitar club will be every Tuesday in room 8-221 at 2:50 until 3:50pm.
• Volunteers in Motion will meet every Thursday after school in the library.
• Gay Straight Alliance meets every Tuesday in room 1-303 after school. All are welcome!
• Anti-Bullying Club meets every Monday at 2:50pm in room 3-205 All are welcome!
• K-POP meets every Tuesday and Thursday from 2:50-4:30 in room 8-303.
• STAGE CREW is meeting after school daily in the Scene Shop. Lots to do right now!
• Latino Leadership meets every Tuesday after school in Room 8-121.
• Baking Club meets every Monday at 2:50 in room 1-221
• International club will meet Wednesdays (except the 1st one of the months) at 2:50 in room 1-209

SPORTS
Attention Boy Volleyball players...the next open gym will be on Monday Dec 16 from 8-9:30 in the gym. All skill levels welcome
3:00 PM Boys JH Wrestling Practice in the Wrestling Room
3:00 PM Boys V/JV/JH Basketball Practice in the Gym
3:00 PM Co-ed V Swimming Practice in the Pool
4:00 PM Boys V Wrestling at Blue Mountain HS, dismiss 1:30 PM, depart 2:00 PM
5:30 PM Girls V/JV/JH Basketball Practice in the Gym
Any student interested in participating in the 2020 Allen Canaries Softball Program should attend an
informational meeting on Wednesday, December 18th, at 1:55pm, in the 11th Grade/Main
Cafeteria. Coach Beltz will provide information about the upcoming IM Softball Winter Workouts which
will begin in early January.



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William Allen High School is one of 3 high schools located in the city of Allentown. 
The richness of The Allentown School District's diversity is strengthened by its central role in educating our students for America's future through academic excellence and celebrating the culturally responsive, athletic and artistic range of talent in the schools. ASD students originate from 51 countries and speak 26 languages. There are twenty-five academic buildings throughout the City. 

During the 2016-2017 school year, the district enrolled 16,628 students across 15 Elementary & Early Childhood Centers (7,976), 4 Middle Schools (3,421) and 3 High Schools (5,231).  The Allentown School District has 2,429 personnel.

89.1% of our families are denoted as Low Income, and 100% receive Free/Reduced Lunch.  ASD is the third largest urban school system out of 500 Districts in the Commonwealth and serves a community with a poverty rate of 38.64% of the City's population. (2013 Census). 



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