September 2016

Forum on Heroin and Opioid Addiction – Wednesday, October 12

by Randy Ziegenfuss on September 29, 2016

Join State Rep. Dan McNeill and guest speakers for a conversation about how and why adults, teens and children become involved with opioids and heroin. The gathering will take place on Wednesday, October 12 in the Salisbury High School Auditorium at 7:00 PM.

Contact Rep. McNeill at 610-266-1273 for more information!


Building Improvements

by Robert Bruchak on September 25, 2016

summer2016Salisbury Township School District has continued to improve the buildings and infrastructure of the district. Students learn better in buildings that are functional and well-maintained.  Keeping the buildings and infrastructure properly maintained is also a safer environment for the students and the community.  The district buildings and infrastructure are assets of the taxpayers that need to be properly maintained.

This past summer the district replaced the air handler system (HVAC) unit at Harry S Truman Elementary School.  This was an energy project that will make the building more efficient and help lower energy costs for the district.  All the concrete sidewalks on Salisbury Rd. and Gaskill Ave. were repaired and/or replaced.  Western Salisbury Elementary School had the whole area in front and around the building redesigned and resurfaced with asphalt.  This will make for a safer and more efficient drop off and pick up zone for the students.  There was also asphalt work performed at Harry S Truman and the Administration building.  The high school had a new scoreboard installed at the football stadium.  Other projects completed this past summer included the following:

Western Salisbury Elementary

  • Renovated student restrooms
  • Driveway redesigned with all new asphalt resurfaced
  • New swing set installed

Middle School

  • Grease traps replaced
  • Install new kitchen steamer
  • Renovated the Family Consumer Science area; this included new appliances, countertops, backsplash and new flooring

Harry S Truman Elementary

  • Replaced HVAC System/Energy Project
  • New asphalt throughout the front of the building
  • Install new kitchen steamer
  • Concrete sidewalks repaired or replaced

High School Other

  • New scoreboard at the football stadium

Administration Building

  • Installed emergency generator
  • Concrete sidewalks repaired or replaced
  • Asphalt parking lot resurfaced


  • Purchase new Teacher desk and chairs


Drug Awareness Academy: The Heroin Epidemic

September 23, 2016

The Pennsylvania State Police in partnership with Lehigh Carbon Community College, Lehigh County District Attorney, Lehigh County Probation and Lehigh County Drug and Alcohol will be holding a Drug Awareness Academy in response to the heroin epidemic currently going on in our community. More on that can be read on recent posts on the community […]

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Mark your calendar! 2016-17 Coffee & Conversation Dates

September 16, 2016

Parents and community members are invited to engage in conversation with our administrators!  Dr. Randy Ziegenfuss, Superintendent Mrs. Lynn Fuini-Hetten, Assistant Superintendent Monday, October 3 – 6:00-6:45 PM Monday, January 30 – 5:45-6:45 PM Monday, March 13 – 9:00-10:00 AM Monday, May 22 – 6:00-6:45 PM Salisbury Township School District, Administration Building, 1140 Salisbury Road, Allentown. RSVP requested to Mary […]

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A New Vision

September 12, 2016

During the 2015-16 school year, we in the Salisbury Township School District engaged stakeholders in a year-long visioning process driven by two questions: What are the skills, knowledge/literacies and dispositions our graduates will need to be successful? What kinds of learning environments will best foster the development of these competencies and qualities? We engaged with […]

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What is the Class of 2016 doing this fall?

September 8, 2016

Did you attend our graduation celebration this past June in Symphony Hall?  Did you check out the Facebook Live stream? What a great night to celebrate the successes of our high school seniors! Of the 151-member Class of 2016,  151 graduating seniors (89%) are continuing their formal education at 48 post- secondary institutions in the […]

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