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class reunion

November 14, 2018 by Linda DeBoer (Register to contact)

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If there are any plans for upcoming reunion i would like to know.
contact me through email.
***** from class of 1970

Reunions -Class of 1975

December 26, 2014 by Mark Miller (Register to contact)

Looking for info regarding upcoming Class of 1975 reunion info or alumni in the San Diego / Las Vegas areas.

Staying Trim

September 15, 2014 by Wes Mora (Register to contact)

I've been working out since the first day of freshman year, and officially have the same 32 waistline yet the training which keeps me @ the same average Body Mass Index (for my height and weight)is not kept or observed just from training. All of the years after graduation in 1992 have seemed to keep fellow alumni wondering? It may look as though the years have put on "the beer abs" but in actual situations bodily exercise can man size life to anyone educated in the 145lb. weight class, which can easily turn to a morbid, stagnant or basically spread to atrophy, and no one deserves wasting the days away unfit to train.

Allentown Parade

July 22, 2012 by Catherine Ellow Wick (Register to contact)

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For all William Allen and Allentown High School Alumni.....We need your help!
The William Allen Alumni Association will be marching in the parade to celebrate the 250th anniversary of Allentown. We should be the biggest part of the parade because anyone, who is anyone, must have graduated from William Allen. Let's show our colors and our pride for William Allen High School. The Dieruff Alumni Association is working hard to beat us out of being the biggest alumni association in Allentown. We can't let that happen. Tell your friends; spread the word.
Saturday, September 29th, from 11AM, we will march from the Fairgrounds to PPL Plaza, followed by a festival until late afternoon. We need marchers, band members, floats, float makers, and people to "man" the alumni booth at the festival. What a great place for a class mini reunion. Contact me, Cathy Wick, at ***** if you can help, if you will march, or if you want more information.

William Allen High School News From Around The Web

Viral video captures four William Allen High School students helping elderly man  69News WFMZ-TV

Four William Allen high school students were helping an elderly man down Hamilton Street in Allentown last Friday.

William Allen High School dedicates new dugouts  69News WFMZ-TV

Students, administrators and donors officially dedicated the new dugouts for the baseball and softball fields Friday.

Allen HS students dismissed early after fights at pep rally  69News WFMZ-TV

Video circulating on social media showed the scene inside the school gymnasium during a pep rally for Friday's football game against Dieruff.

William Allen High School principal rehired 5 years later  69News WFMZ-TV

It's round two for one man tapped as the principal for William Allen High School in Allentown.

Allentown SD selects new principal for William Allen High School  69News WFMZ-TV

The Allentown School District has selected a new principal for William Allen High School.

History's Headlines: William Allen archives  69News WFMZ-TV

As a new principal at William Allen High School last summer, Shannon Mayfield was curious. Just off of his office was a large safe-type vault. What was in it?

William Allen High School graduates hundreds  69News WFMZ-TV

Graduating high school students took center stage at the PPL Center in Allentown Friday night.

William Allen High School seniors take trip down memory lane  69News WFMZ-TV

The class of 2018 visited their elementary schools to walk the same halls they walked almost a decade ago.

William Allen HS hosts art auction  69News WFMZ-TV

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Artwork by students and alumni from William Allen High School are going on the auction block. The school's arts academy plans to use the ...

William Allen High School graduation 2018 (PHOTOS)

William Allen High School students celebrated their 2018 commencement at the PPL Center in Allentown.

Allentown School District awarded more than $1M in grants to support community learning centers  69News WFMZ-TV

HARRISBURG, Pa. - State Reps. Peter Schweyer and Mike Schlossberg announced Tuesday the Allentown City School District was awarded $1.35 million in ...

William Allen High School lockdown lifted after report of threat  Allentown Morning Call

William Allen High School in Allentown was on lockdown Thursday after police received a report of a threat to the district.

Shannon Mayfield named principal at William Allen HS  69News WFMZ-TV

The Allentown School District selected Shannon Mayfield to become William Allen High School's next principal during Thursday night's board of directors' ...

PHOTOS: Allentown High School in the 1910s  WFMZ Allentown

A treasure trove of artifacts from William Allen High School was recently discovered. Take a look back at the original Allentown High School in the early 1900s.

Homicide victim a sophomore at William Allen High School in Allentown  WFMZ Allentown

The search is on for a gunman who fired into a parked car in Allentown on Tuesday, killing a 17-year-old boy.

Allen High principal on tonight's agenda to be named Northampton Area High's new leader  Allentown Morning Call

The Northampton Area School Board will vote Monday whether to approve Luke Shafinsky, the principal at William Allen High School in Allentown, as their new ...

How many times a police officer responded to each Lehigh Valley public high school last year

These figures come from public school crime statistics published annually by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

Allentown student wins 'Hamilton' contest with a shout out from Lin-Manuel Miranda  Reading Eagle

The 18-year-old senior was shocked to find out she was a finalist in the competition last week.

William Allen student arrested, charged with making threats  WFMZ Allentown

A student at William Allen High School is locked up after police say he threatened to "shoot up" the school.

Trial ordered in ex-Allen High student's assault lawsuit  Allentown Morning Call

A federal judge has dismissed a former Allen High School student's claims that Allentown School District is to blame for not stopping an assault that left him with ...

They are the best high schools in the Greater Lehigh Valley, per U.S. News & World Report

The leader in U.S. high school and college rankings has taken its methodology down to the local level, so now you can compare all of the high schools in the ...

Teen caught in Allentown high school with knife  WFMZ Allentown

School security spotted the teen entering the school and going into a bathroom.

Officials condemn unruly Allen High School students; 'Despicable, reprehensible act' by few  Allentown Morning Call

Long before Thursday's after-school brawl among hundreds of William Allen High School students that injured four Allentown police officers, two with possible ...

Allentown police arrest teens allegedly involved in West Park melee  69News WFMZ-TV

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - A trio of Allentown teenagers is facing charges for allegedly brandishing boards and pipes during a fight in West Park last month. Allentown ...

William Allen High School graduation 2017 (PHOTOS)

Students of William Allen High School celebrated commencement at the PPL Center in Allentown.

PIAA 6A boys basketball: Allen ends season on a high note in loss to La Salle  Allentown Morning Call

It was a season-ending loss, and as longtime Allen coach Doug Snyder said, "those are always the difficult ones." Yet, Snyder couldn't help but smile as he ...

Poor academic performance at two high schools concerns Allentown School Board  WFMZ Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - The high number of ninth-grade students in district high schools who are repeating the ninth grade or failing two or more subjects was the ...

Readers React: William Allen coach deserves credit for team's success  Allentown Morning Call

I attended the William Allen High School's District XI championship game on Saturday (March 2) evening. It can be said that William Allen has gone through ups ...

Best of Lehigh Valley proms from last weekend [PHOTOS]  Allentown Morning Call

Last weekend was a busy one on the Lehigh Valley prom calendar, and we were taking photos at many of the area's high school proms. See our galleries.

PIAA 6A boys basketball tournament: Allen speeds past Perk Valley; Parkland can't keep up with Chester  Allentown Morning Call

Parkland loses to Chester and Allen beats Perkiomen Valley in a PIAA Class 6A boys basketball doubleheader at Freedom High School.

William Allen High School students take lead on building school addition  The Express Times -

The student-run William Allen Construction Company plans to build a $50000 bus shelter on the Turner Street side of the Allentown school.

William Allen High School graduation 2013 - See photos and list of graduates  The Express Times -

The Allentown high school held its Class of 2013 graduation *service* at Lehigh University's Stabler Arena.

Allentown rezones parcel near I-78 and Lehigh Street  69News WFMZ-TV

Allentown City Council approved the rezoning of a parcel of land near Interstate 78 and Lehigh Street during Wednesday night's meeting.

For Allen High students, building new dugouts is a team effort  Allentown Morning Call

Completing dugout designs, securing funding and making construction arrangements with the help of Alvin H. Butz Inc., the William Allen Construction Co. is set ...

District Justice Rashid Santiago joins county judge race  Allentown Morning Call

District Justice Rashid Santiago is the latest candidate to join the crowded race for Lehigh County judge.

A look at the National Football Foundation high school football scholar-athletes to be honored March 3  Allentown Morning Call

A look at the 33 high school and six colege scholar-athletes for the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Lehigh Valley Chapter banquet on ...

Missing 15-year-old boy found by Allentown police  Allentown Morning Call

A 15-year-old Allentown boy who went missing on Oct. 3 was found Sunday by police.

Inaugural District XI Hall of Fame includes 14 local high school coaches, athletes  69News WFMZ-TV

UPPER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa. - Some of Pennsylvania's most notable high school athletes and coaches were inducted into the first District XI Hall of Fame ...

Running of the 2019 St. Luke's Half Marathon and 5K (PHOTOS)

Clouds and occasional rain didn't prevent more than 1,350 runners from participating in Sunday's St. Luke's Half Marathon. This was the 35th running of the half ...

Patrick Palmer enters race for Allentown mayor  Allentown Morning Call

Patrick Palmer, an insurance representative and a member of the Allentown Human Relations Commission, has joined the race for Allentown mayor.

William Allen High School awards 602 diplomas  Allentown Morning Call

William Allen High School held graduation ceremonies June 13. Brielle Gemberling was the valedictorian and Melissa Holihan was the salutatorian.

BOYS BASKETBALL: What are the best records in Allen Canaries history?  Allentown Morning Call

Allentown/William Allen High School has a long and rich basketball tradition filled with many great championship teams.

Downtown Allentown to welcome J’s Steaks & Subs, a winery and four more shops  Allentown Morning Call

Downtown Allentown's retail and restaurant scene is on the upswing just in time for the holiday shopping season.

William Allen High School in Allentown reopens after reported knife attack - UPDATE  The Express Times -

A student was arrested after a boy and girl were slashed today inside the school. No charges have been filed.

Allentown police welcome 8 new officers, promote 6 more

The department is working toward being fully staffed by year's end, city police Chief Tony Alsleben said.

Man pleads guilty to robbing, killing Allentown teen Johnny Lopez  Allentown Morning Call

Johnny Lopez, 17, of Allentown, was shot and killed on Oct. 4, 2016 in the area of Ninth and Liberty streets in Allentown. On Monday, his killer Marquis Bannister ...

State police need your help to solve these 12 Lehigh Valley cold case murders

By Tony Rhodin | For Bethlehem-based Troop M of the Pennsylvania State Police wants your help in investigations into unsolved ...

5 new Allentown police officers sworn in  69News WFMZ-TV

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Five new Allentown police officers were sworn in Thursday morning during a ceremony in City Council Chambers, the city mayor's office said ...

Arrest made in Allentown high school student's killing, DA says

Marquis Noel Bannister will be charged with homicide, robbery and aggravated assault in the Oct. 4 shooting of Johnny Lopez.

Northampton takes home girls Atown Throwdown crown  69News WFMZ-TV

Sunday's championship action shifted inside at William Allen High School for the Atown Throwdown.

Two Penn State supporters come together to create scholarship  Penn State News

Fatzinger and Haines joined forces to endow an Open Doors Scholarship in support of Penn State Lehigh Valley students.

'More than just a coach,' Allen basketball's Snyder cherishes path to 400

When Doug Snyder was a captain on the 1973-74 William Allen High School boys basketball team, his coach, J. Milo Sewards, won his 400th career game ...

Local football's best will be honored Sunday at National Football Foundation scholar-athlete dinner  Allentown Morning Call

Local football's best and brightest will be spotlighted Sunday at the 59th annual Lehigh Valley Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of ...

William Allen High School student fights to recover from brain surgery

Austin Lovely Garcia's future remains unclear in the face of complications from surgery and months of rehabilitation.

Valentine’s Day ready: Chocolate truffle shop returns to downtown Allentown  Allentown Morning Call

Truffle Bar, featuring handmade chocolate truffles, reopened Monday as a pop-up shop in downtown Allentown's Strata Annex, across from Queen City BBQ, on ...

Ex-William Allen High school student was 18-year-old fatally shot - UPDATE  The Express Times -

An 18-year-old. Allentown. man was shot to death late Tuesday night inside his city apartment, police said. Police arrived at the apartment at 11:43 a.m. at.

Three plead guilty in Allen High School fight caught on video  Allentown Morning Call

Three students charged in violent Oct. 29 melee outside Allen High School that injured four police officers have admitted their guilt in Lehigh County Court.

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Allentown School District hires George Clay as new head football coach at Allen High School  The Express Times -

A 1989 Allen graduate, Clay spent the last two seasons as the offensive coordinator at Salisbury High School.

Whitehall Township commissioner announces bid for mayor  69News WFMZ-TV

Joseph Marx Jr. has served the township in a variety of roles for the past 14 years.

Allentown's new free Memorial Day celebration will offer nearly 60 musical acts  Allentown Morning Call

The new Great Pennsylvania Music and Arts Celebration in Allentown announces a lineup that includes almost 60 free musical acts.

Report grades Pa. schools: Here's every Lehigh Valley high school's marks

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Ranking Lehigh Valley schools' SAT scores, from worst to best

The Pa. Department of Education tracks the average SAT score of all public high schools. We took a deep dive into the data.

Machete-Wielding Suspects Found Near High School  NBC 10 Philadelphia

Authorities investigating reports that rival gangs were planning to fight near an eastern Pennsylvania high school last week say they found machetes on two ...

Prom 2018: The Lehigh Valley's best dresses, poses, dancing and more (PHOTOS)

Look back at some of the best photos from this year's Lehigh Valley proms.

Allentown Human Relations Commission honors those who work for community  WFMZ Allentown

City residents who demonstrate leadership and contribute to the community were recognized Tuesday night at the Allentown Human Relations Commission ...

Lehigh Valley prom schedule 2018: See our photos  Allentown Morning Call

When is prom in the Lehigh Valley? Here is the 2018 schedule for area high schools; check back to see our photo galleries.

The viewing and funeral times for John Donmoyer  Groller's Corner

Courtesy of the Stephens Funeral Home, here is the obituary and viewing and funeral hours for my friend John Donmoyer: John Edward Donmoyer, 75, ...

Fundraising under way for new William Allen High School Canary mascot costume  The Express Times -

About two weeks ago, Allentown School Board member Joanne Jackson attended a basketball game at William Allen High School, and she didn't like what she ...

Ranking the Lehigh Valley schools' ACT scores, from worst to best

By Sara K. Satullo | For Like its cousin the SAT, the ACT is a standardized test used to measure high school achievement and college ...

History's Headlines: Tragedy on the football field  WFMZ Allentown

In 1928, 17-year-old Jack Coffield died after being injured during football practice at Allentown High School.

Woman finds trove of WWII V-Mail from Allentown soldiers  Allentown Morning Call

Lancaster woman reunites families with letters from Allentown WWII soldiers.

Northampton Area High School hires new principal  WFMZ Allentown

On Monday, the Board of Education approved Luke Shafnisky to be the next principal at Northampton Area High School.

Students arrested after brawl at Allentown middle school

Charges have been filed, and police say more are coming after a violent brawl between middle school students in Allentown.

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Freedom girls basketball uses 41-8 stretch to run into D-11 final

Josh Folck | For Two of Freedom girls basketball team's seven losses this season have come against Allen. Well, that certainly wasn't ...

6 Lehigh County middle school students cited for drinking vodka at school

Six middle school students have been cited for drinking vodka in Lehigh County, which has seen a recent increase of unruly student behavior.

New downtown Allentown pop-up shop to offer chocolate truffles in time for Valentine's Day  Allentown Morning Call

Valentine's Day is rapidly approaching and a new pop-up shop in downtown Allentown is aiming to help you show that special someone how much you care.

Bad Apples: Lehigh Valley teachers who lost licenses or received reprimands

A total of 25 Lehigh Valley teachers have had actions taken against their teaching certification in the last four years. Here's a breakdown of the discipline issued.

List of 100 Allentown School District teachers laid off from budget cuts  The Express Times -

Some of these teachers will get their jobs back because the school board restored 26 positions due to additional state aid.

Full-service Starbucks opens on ESU campus, and other Lehigh Valley company news  Allentown Morning Call

Allentown area companies making news in the Lehigh Valley.

Allentown students get computer lessons from the Geek Squad  Allentown Morning Call

As an immigrant from Taiwan who is still learning English, Naw Willion was shy at first about talking about her experience at Geek Squad Academy at Allen High ...

Lehigh Valley Scene: ASD goes back to the future for High Notes gala  Allentown Morning Call

The Allentown School District Foundation transported guests back to the 1950s at its retro-themed 5th annual High Notes Gala on March 28 at Miller Symphony ...

Freddy Awards 2018: What musical each high school's performing, show dates, show times and how to get tickets

This year's Freddy Awards competition features 30 high schools from Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton and beyond in the Lehigh Valley. Some high schools are ...

Gridiron at J. Birney Crum Stadium officially dubbed Andre Reed Field  Allentown Morning Call

Andre Reed caught the first pass on Andre Reed Field, dedicated during halftime of the Dieruff-Allen rivalry game Saturday.

Lehigh Valley prom schedule 2017: See our photos  Allentown Morning Call

When is prom in the Lehigh Valley? Here is the 2017 schedule for area high schools; check back to see our photo galleries.

Sports bar to open at former Sugar Hill Jazz House in downtown Allentown  Allentown Morning Call

Sports bar Macho's will open at the former Sugar Hill Jazz House space in downtown Allentown.

Lighting up the season: Lehigh Valley Christmas tree ceremonies  Allentown Morning Call

Once the trees are up, the Christmas season is in full swing. Here's where to watch the lights come on.

Survivor recalls night her boyfriend, 17, was gunned down

Johnny Lopez, a William Allen High School student, was mortally wounded in what police say was an attempted robbery.

Bethlehem mayor to be NCC commencement speaker  WFMZ Allentown

Bethlehem Mayor Robert Donchez will be Northampton Community College's 2018 spring commencement speaker.

State Theatre announces 2019 Freddy Awards participating schools  69News WFMZ-TV

EASTON, Pa. - The State Theatre in Easton, Pa. has announced the 2019 Freddy Awards participating school performances. Check out the full schedule and ...

Taylor Swift and Amanda Seyfried, both of Pennsylvania, offered roles in 'Les Miserables'  The Express Times -

Swift has been offered the role of 'tragic street urchin' Eponine, while Seyfried has been offered the part of Cosette in film adaptation of the hit Broadway play.

This list of the Lehigh Valley's 25 tallest buildings is changing

By Nick Falsone | For New York City, we are not. As a matter of fact, if you took the 10 tallest buildings in the Lehigh Valley's three cities and ...

Third Republican Luiz Garcia jumps into the Allentown mayoral race  Allentown Morning Call

Third Republican Luiz Garcia jumps into the Allentown mayoral race.

Curtain drops on another year of the Freddy Awards  69News WFMZ-TV

Check out some highlights from the 2019 Freddy Awards ceremony. . Your source for everything about the Freddy Awards including performance videos, photo ...

2019 Freddy Awards nominations announced  69News WFMZ-TV

Local high school students learned Thursday whether they'll have a chance to accept a Freddy Award at the 2019 ceremony. . Your source for everything about ...

Bethlehem Area assistant superintendent Jack Silva: 'You shouldn't have to go to Starbucks to do your homework  Allentown Morning Call

East Penn School District students are next in line to get their own school-issued devices, either laptops or tablets, that will connect them to the burgeoning world ...

Habitat for Humanity names new executive director  Allentown Morning Call

Holly Edinger named executive director of Habitat for Humanity of the Lehigh Valley Inc.

Lehigh Valley Christmas guide: Concerts  Allentown Morning Call

Where can you catch a Christmas themed concert this winter? A list of Valley events.

Allentown teen who set fatal fire sent to juvenile facility - UPDATE  The Express Times -

The teenage boy admitted to authorities he was using a lighter to set a blanket on fire, then the blaze got out of control and killed his cousin, officials said.

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