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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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As a result of the inclement weather all WSD schools will be closed today, Friday, March 6, 2015. Offices will be open. Staff should follow Scenario 3.
Do you think your Librarian does a great job of educating you and should be rewarded for all of their hard work? Then nominate them for this year's 2015 Librarian of the Year Award. Click the headline for more details.
TONIGHT'S (FRIDAY) PERFORMANCE OF THE MUSICAL YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN WILL TAKE PLACE AT 7:30pm IN THE WHS AUDITORIUM AS SCHEDULED. Remaining two shows are on Saturday (3/7) at 1:00pm and 7:30pm. Tickets are available at the door.
Due to School Closure and weather, the performance of YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN scheduled for March 5th at 7:00pm is now scheduled for SATURDAY, MARCH 7th at 1:00pm. ALL THURSDAY TICKETS will be honored on Saturday at 1:00pm.
The WHS Art Department is proud to celebrate Youth Art Month. Photos of 6 hardworking, very creative students will be shared on the daily announcements and the blog, Please join us as we celebrate a very important aspect of the Wissahickon culture. Click into this news headline for more info about YAM.
Please join us on March 19, 2015 for the Wissahickon School District Parent Health Forum at 6:45 pm in the High School Audion. Click on the headline for more information.
The comprehensive plan is a proactive tool used to inform and guide zoning and policy decisions consistent with community-wide values and goals. Obtaining feedback from the community is vital to the planning process. These surveys will help inform the development of the Whitpain Township Comprehensive Plan Update. Click the headline for the two different surveys.
Students will be participating in the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) in the areas of Mathematics, English Language Arts, and Science during the month of April. For additional information regarding the upcoming PSSA administration, which was included in a recent mailing to parents and guardians. Click the tab for more information.
The Wissahickon School District and the Montgomery County Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities will present Planning for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities on March 12, 2015 at 6:30 pm at the Administration Offices. Click the tab for the flyer.
Click the tab for the 2015-2016 School Calendar, which was approved at the January 12th School Board Meeting.
The Montgomery County Intermediate Unit proudly presents the Parent Engagement Speaker Series, an array of parent engagement workshops designed to provide families with information, answers, and resources to maximize the student educational experience. Click the tab more details.
The morning drop-off and afternoon pick-up can be hectic times, especially in bad weather. Students should be in the building no later than 8:25am to begin class at 8:30am. For the safety of all students, parents, bus drivers and staff, the following procedures must be followed every day: (please use link to continue)
Please be aware that the WEOF Calendar indicates that Mon. April 6th is a vacation day. That is not correct. Monday, April 6th is a school day. It is day 3B on the Encore schedule.
As you know, security and safety are essential components to ensure quality instruction. This year, we are adding one more component to our safety and security measures at LGE. We will be using the RAPTOR system to ensure that all visitors entering our school are safe. We are offering two dates where visitors and volunteers may come and have your ID scanned and entered into our RAPTOR system: October 10 – 9:15 -11:15 OR 12:30 -2:30 or October 15 - 9:15 -11:15 OR 12:30 -2:30. You must return the attached form by Oct. 8th to indicate the time you prefer.
Thank you for volunteering to supervise recess and lunch. The following are some guidelines that will help you in your duties...

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