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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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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.
​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 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.
Public hours will start Tuesday May 27th 2014 thru August 8th 2014 from 5pm to dusk: subject to change. We encourage individuals, families and friends to take advantage of this opportunity. Large organized groups must place their request in advance and follow the district's Facilities Use Policy. Exceptions: The WHS stadium track will be closed for public hours in the event of inclement weather conditions or if the facility has been reserved. Closed June 11th 12th & July 1st thru 5th Appropriate clothing, sneakers/walking shoes are a must. No cleats No bicycles, skateboards or roller skates No pets To prevent premature wear of the track we ask runners/walkers to use the outer lanes.
SG welcomed Coretta Scott King award winner Charles R. Smith on May 29th. Click this announcement heading for more info.
Summer reading programs are available at Maple Glen Elementary School in Upper Dublin School District. Click on this announcement heading for more information and Registration form.
It's not too early to consider enriching summer activities for your student! Click this announcement heading for info about Camp Invention, to be held July 28-Aug 1 at WHS.
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.

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