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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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The District recently issued a new policy that authorizes the possible presence of video and audio recording equipment and the conducting of audio and/or video recording on District school vehicles.
The Wissahickon School District has recently completed the installation of a new phone system. Our extensions now follow a pattern based upon the building you are calling. The main phone numbers for all buildings have remained the same. If you are trying to reach a particular department or staff member please go to the district website under district directory for the new extension. There is also an auto-attendant menu that can help direct your call. Click the tab for a list of each building's extension patterns.
Join us on Thursday, August 28, 2014 from 6:30-8 pm as Dr. Richard Villa talks about inclusion and general education. The event will take place at the High School Audion. For more information please click the tab above or contact the Special Education Department at 215-619-8000 Ext. 1400.
Summer is a GREAT time to read! All students who read at least 5 books will receive a free water ice at the LGE Back-to-School picnic!
Thursday, September 18, 6:30-8:00p.m.
​As a service for those parents and community members who would like to volunteer in the district, we are offering on site fingerprinting services, FingerprintsNOW ( The two days for this service will be Wednesday, August 20 from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, and Monday August 25 from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM at the Administration Building. Each individual will need to register online at ahead of time and should click on the Department of Education icon then the Register Online link. Applicants will make their payment online using a credit card or debit card for $28.75, and bring the receipt to the Administration Building on the day of fingerprinting. Fingerprints are one of three required clearances needed to be considered as a "Substantial Volunteer" in Wissahickon. Click the the tab for more information regarding the required clearances.
Click the link to view the supply list for each grade level for the 2014-2015 school year.
Wissahickon Middle School will hold its annual 6th Grade Orientation and Back to School Night for 6th grade parents and students on the evening of Wednesday, August 27, 2014, beginning at 5:00 P.M.
Looking for a good author or series?
All rising 6th grade students are required to read one of the fiction/nonfiction pairings from the list on the following pages.
Use this link for one stop shopping for your school supplies for the 2014-2015 school year. Lists are organized by grade level.
The WEOF Staff Tribute is a great way to say "thank you" to a Wissahickon teacher or staff member. A donation will go in his or her honor and will go towards funding educational grants in the district. Click the tab for the donation form.
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?

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