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Shady Grove Elementary School

351 West Skippack Pike, Ambler, PA  19002 
Phone:  215-619-8106  F
ax:  215-619-8088

Elizabeth Bauer, Principal

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Dear Parents/Guardians: Welcome back to the 2014-2015 school year. We hope that you have enjoyed summer and are ready to begin. Our staff has worked very hard to have our buildings and classrooms ready for our students and we are eagerly awaiting their arrival on Tuesday, September 2nd. As September 2nd is the first day back for many school districts, traffic overcrowding frequently occurs. We ask for your patience and understanding in terms of our bus transportation during the first few days of school as potential delays may result due to this overcrowding. We have worked all summer refining runs for more efficiency and better service for our families and hopefully this will assist with traffic concerns. Again, we are eagerly awaiting the arrival of our students on Tuesday, September 2nd. On behalf of the Board of School Directors, administration, faculty and staff, I thank you for your ongoing support and wish you the very best in the coming school year. Enjoy the holiday weekend! Sincerely, Judith M. Clark Superintendent of Schools
The District recently issued a new policy (No. 810.1) under Pennsylvania law which authorizes the possible presence of video and audio recording equipment and the conducting of audio and/or video recording on District school vehicles. Please be aware that this recording capability exists on District school vehicles and that a clearly visible sign will be present inside all school vehicles notifying persons that their actions and statements may be subject to audio and/or video recording. Click the tab for the entire policy.
The Home & School Association's electronic newsletter is filled with important information about upcoming events! It is updated weekly during the school year. Click this announcement heading to read the current issue or to subscribe to the newsletter.
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.
Click this announcement heading for the dates and times you will need to know as the students head back to school.
The first day of school for students will be Tuesday, Sept 2nd. Kindergarten students will have a staggered start beginning on Sept 3rd. Click this announcement heading for the calendar for the 2014-2015 school year and the Back-To-School Supply lists for each grade.
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.
Click the "Principal's Page" tab on the left side of the screen to view Mrs. Bauer's video blog for June. A Spanish translation of the text of the blog is available by clicking on the link below it.
The final newsletter of the school year (Spring, Vol. 2) from Mrs. Twiford, SG Counselor, is now available and filled with interesting updates about the Guidance curriculum! Click this announcement heading to read the newsletter.
Click this announcement heading for incentives to continuing your student's Reading progress during the summer months.
Click this announcement heading for the WSD Suggested Summer Reading List including the Reading Olympics book list for 2014-2015.
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.
SG welcomed Coretta Scott King award winner Charles R. Smith on May 29th. Click this announcement heading for more info.
New regulations this year require anyone who wishes to volunteer at a school in the Wissahickon School District to complete a Volunteer Disclosure Form. Click this announcement heading to print the form.
Something new on the SG website! Check out the Nutrition Nuggets newsletter in the "Newsletters and Archives" tab on the left side of the screen. The 2-page monthly newsletter is filled with food and fitness ideas for a healthy child. Click this announcement heading for more info.

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