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Lower Gwynedd Elementary School

571 Houston Road, Ambler, PA 19002
Phone: 215-619-8100  Fax: 215-619-8101

Nicole West, Principal


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Students can order an autographed book, purchase ebooks, or download a free sample of one of his books. Click the link for more information and an order form.
The Keystone Exams will be administered during the spring testing window in the areas of Algebra 1, Biology, and Literature. Students currently enrolled in Keystone related courses will take the spring Keystone Exams as end of course assessments, as well as students in Grades 9, 10, and 11 who did not achieve a proficient score on a previously administered Keystone Exam. For additional information regarding the upcoming Keystone Exam administration, which was included in a recent mailing to parents and guardians, please click the tab for the link.
Parents and guardians of current 5th grade students are invited to the Middle School on Thursday, April 24th at 7:00 p.m. for a Middle School Orientation Program.
This presentation, shared at the March 24, 2014, School Board meeting reflects the mid-year elementary student data, in particular the first part of the presentation displays how the students who were redistricted are performing using the various district assessments. One of the Board's goals is to eliminate the achievement gap and this presentation reflects the data that shows that we are well on our way to achieving that goal. Our elementary program is both rigorous and comprehensive in scope and sequence and designed to meet the needs of our diverse learners here in Wissahickon.
At the March 24th school board meeting, the board was presented with a proposed calendar for the 2014-15 school year. There have been changes made since the last draft such as, modifications to the number of teacher workdays due to the recently approved teacher's contract,and a different sequence of inclement weather make-up days. This calendar is available for public review and comment, and will be recommended to the board for approval at the April 28th meeting.
Please look for the Student Placement Parent Input Form for the 2014-15 school year to come home soon. The form is also available if you click the link.
Students will be participating in the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) in the areas of Mathematics, Reading, Writing, and Science during the months of March and April. For additional information regarding the upcoming PSSA administration, which was included in a recent mailing to parents and guardians, please click the tab for the link.
Aldersgate Health lessons for Grades 3, 4, and 5 will begin at LGE beginning Friday, February 14th.
Learn more the Aldersgate program...
There are four ways the district keeps the community informed about emergency situations...
Our program is designed to encourage daily physical activity outside of school hours. Exercise anyway you like, log on to the Tigers vs. Bears link and record your minutes of exercise.
Wondering what's for lunch?
Learn more about the volunteer procedures by viewing the WSD School Volunteer PowerPoint.
Please read Ms. West's letter explaining the new carpool procedure.
Students are expected to follow these guidelines for safe and appropriate warm weather attire at school...

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