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Technology Update - April 3, 2020

As we hope to move towards a system of distance learning, ASD recognizes the challenges that some of our families may face when it comes to technology in the home. Please fill out the below survey (one per child enrolled in an ASD school) to let us know what kind of technology access you have in your home by April 8! 

A medida que esperamos avanzar hacia un sistema de aprendizaje a distancia, ASD reconoce los desafíos que algunas de nuestras familias pueden enfrentar cuando se trata de tecnología en el hogar. ¡Complete la encuesta a continuación (una por niño inscrito en una de las escuelas de ASD) para informarnos qué tipo de acceso a la tecnología tiene en su hogar antes del 8 de abril! 

Attention all AP US Government students
Please log on to SLATE and visit your AP Gov Task Dashboard for important announcements, review materials, and online meeting information to help you to prepare for the AP US Government Exam.  The exam will now be offered online on two dates which are yet to be announced by College Board.  Please email Ms. Salter ( with any questions.

The March 14 SAT has been postponed. Students registered should receive a cancellation email. Information about makeup testing is will be posted by College Board on this page as it becomes available:

We are now accepting applications for the 2020-2021 school year! If you would like to apply to Building 21 Allentown, complete this form in English or Spanish.

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Updates / Important Info

A new tab was added to the student PLP's, called My M's, to help students organize and manage previously assigned tasks. Students can continue to submit previously assigned tasks via the Task Dashboard during the extended school closure. Links and directions are attached to the tasks.

The 2020-2021 Enrollment Process has been opened. We are now accepting applications for any 8th grade student who resides in Allentown School District and is interested in attending.  We are extending the application process due to the 2 week closure of schools. As of now, enrollment will continue to the end of April. Updates will be posted on this site.

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