I remember the first time I taught students about Emmett Till. As one of the sparks that ignited the Civil Rights Movement, Emmett Till’s death was a story that was little known by my students; however, it resonated with them. Emmett was their age (14) when he was murdered. Additionally, …

Shane Conlin, a sophomore at Allentown High School, and an active member of the Robotics team has been productively utilizing his time to support our healthcare professionals throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Shane’s efforts were initiated when one of his neighbors working as a nurse at a NJ hospital conveyed the …

Good Morning, UFRSD!  I hope this email finds you well.  GOOD NEWS first! I wanted to start by letting you know that our UFRSD Food Drive was a resounding success. Thank YOU for your generosity and your help in making sure that food was available on everyone’s table. Another big …

Good Evening, UFRSD Family, Many have asked, “What can we do to help?” This is just another example of how wonderful the entire UFRSD community has been during this Covid-19 crisis. Thank you for your generosity and willingness to assist. I wanted to let everyone know that we will be holding …

Dear UFRSD Family, These are challenging times for all of us. We have never experienced anything like it during our lives. Last week, 6.6 million people filed unemployment claims in the United States. We recognize that circumstances have changed for some of our families. We want you to know that …

Good Morning, UFRSD Family, As we complete day ten of our at-home/virtual learning, I continue to share how fortunate I feel to be a part of the UFRSD team. Our teachers and students have been amazing. They have worked so hard to make this work, and I appreciate how much …

Allentown High School FFA The New Jersey FFA Association released the winners of the First Ever Virtual Horticultural Exposition. We are pleased to announce the following first place results! To see all of the entries, check out the folder at  Horticultural Expo 2020Fresh Division-(arrangement category and student)   Nosegay Bouquet- Ava Conte;Permanent (Silk) …

It is amazing to see how different things have become over the past two weeks. Our norms of society are being questioned, and how we move through our daily schedule has been altered significantly. Thankfully, I work in the UFRSD. I am continually grateful for the strong partnership that UFRSD …

The top 68 (out of over 3,600+ teams) from the World Championships in Detroit were selected to participate in the Indiana Robotics Invitational earlier this month, and the Allentown High School Redbird Robotics Team was one of them! Of the 68 teams selected, it’s no surprise that the Redbirds had …

Thank You, UFRSD!

Dear UFRSD Family, I wanted to take a quick moment to thank all of the families, staff and students that make up the Redbird Nation. This past year had many ups and downs, but through it all we became stronger and even more focused on doing whatever we can for …