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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


News & Announcements

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This district is currently experiencing issues with sending emails to Comcast and Verizon email addresses. We are working with Comcast and Verizon for them to stop blocking our emails. We can receive emails, but currently cannot send to these providers.
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 Board of School Directors will hold a Special Public Board Meeting to appoint a School Director and to conduct other business as may come before the Board on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 6:30 p.m., in the Administration Offices, 601 Knight Road, Lower Gwynedd Township, Pennsylvania.
Shady Grove Student Council is sponsoring a "Souper" Bowl Drive to benefit the Ambler Food Cupboard. Click this announcement heading for dates and details.
The elementary schools in the Wissahickon School District will be holding a Pre-Registration Overview for the parents of 2015-2016 Kindergartners. The kindergarten overview will be held on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 9:30 am. Click this announcement heading for important dates and additional info.
Don't miss out on WSD emergency notifications such as for delayed school openings or snow days. Parents, please make sure that your School Messenger account contains current information. For more details, click this announcement heading.
At the January 12th Board of School Directors meeting there was a presentation about Literacy in the Elementary schools given by the four elementary principals. This presentation provided information regarding the elementary literacy program, curriculum, and the McGraw-Hill Wonders program. Highlights included explanation of the shift from the legacy PA Academic to the PA Core Standards, an explanation of the increase in rigor and critical thinking skills based upon the revised PA Core Standards, Wissahickon aligned curriculum, and materials, as well as description of the components of literacy, that include shared reading, guided reading, and academic vocabulary. Narrative, opinion, and informational writing has been a focus for the 2014-15 school year as a result of the changes in the Standards and was also highlighted in this presentation. Click the tab for the link to the presentation.
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 Shady Grove community will read Roald Dahl's classic book, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory during February. Click this announcement heading for more info.
Parents and Guardians of 1st, 3rd, and 5th grade students are invited to attend a Parent Preview of "Keeping Touches Safe and Healthy", a Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Program presented by Victim Services Center of Montgomery County. January 27th, 6:30 pm. at Lower Gwynedd School Library. Click this announcement heading for more info, including Spanish and Korean translation.
Click the "Principal's Page" tab on the left side of the screen to view Mrs. Bauer's video blog for JANUARY. A Spanish translation of the text of the blog is available by clicking on the link below it.
The newest Guidance newsletter from Shady Grove's Counselor (January 2015, Vol 4) is now available and filled with interesting information about the Guidance curriculum! Click this announcement heading to read the newsletter.
The annual 5th Grade vs. Staff basketball game will take place on January 29th at 6:30 pm. Click this announcement heading for details.
All students and staff are asked to wear their black Bulldog t-shirt on Friday January 23rd to show support for a bully-free school environment!

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