South MountainMiddle School

Community School

Joanne Garcia, Community School Coordinator
Phone: 484-765-4309 Fax: 484-765-4310
Email: garciaj@allentownsd.org

 

Our Vision

South Mountain Middle School will become a VIBRANT and WELCOMING community center where parents, students, and the residents of South Allentown WORK TOGETHER to maximize achievement and celebrate success. We’re committed to becoming the hub of this community by partnering with local organizations to provide a wide range of programs and services for our students and families!

What does CISLV do?

Every community school has a key partner organization that supports all of the school’s needs. COMMUNITIES IN SCHOOLS OF THE GREATER LEHIGH VALLEY (CISLV) is our PARTNER! CISLV is here to share in leadership and decision making, monitor student and family needs, and then respond with continuous support of enriching academics for all students, a positive school environment, as well as assisting in the delivery of extended day programs and services that specifically target literacy, parental engagement, and safety!

The Community School Initiative is funded in part by the United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley and fueled by the volunteer work of Community Partners for Student Success (COMPASS) – a Community Building Partnership of Lehigh and Northampton Counties! We’re bringing together individuals and organizations in the Lehigh Valley around the common goal of improving education for all students in the area by implementing the Community School Model of school leadership.

How can I get Involved?

Get to know what your child is doing in school. Share your views – what is working? What could we do better? Help with homework; check the school activities calendar, join us during our Quarterly Advisory Meetings! Support parents, mentor students, help start an after-school program; volunteer your time in one of our programs; help us find needed funding for enrichment programs!