The Wissahickon School Board unanimously approved a contract with Dr. Crisfield as Superintendent on Wednesday, November 19th at a Special Board Meeting followed by a reception where Dr. Crisfield began to meet the Wissahickon community. Dr. Crisfield will officially start in the Superintendent position on March 1, 2015. Mrs. Clark's contract will be extended through February 28, 2015 to insure a smooth transition. Members of the community are also invited to meet the new Superintendent on Friday, November 21st from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM in the Central Office Board room. Details of the appointment are available by clicking the headline.
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.
Click the "Principal's Page" tab on the left side of the screen to view Mrs. Bauer's video blog for November. A Spanish translation of the text of the blog is available by clicking on the link below it.
All schools in the Wissahickon School District will be opening their doors to parents and other school district residents for special visitation programs in recognition of American Education Week. The visitation day at Shady Grove is Tuesday, November 18, 2014 from 9:00-11:00 AM and 1:00-3:00 PM.
In order for parents to have an opportunity to see a typical school program, staff and students will be following their regular class schedules. Click this announcement heading for more info.
The Pennsylvania Department of Education has released the 2013-2014 School Performance Profile (SPP). The PA School Performance Profile is the state's information and support system designed to provide an Academic Performance Score for all public schools in Pennsylvania. This is the second year for this system, which replaces the "Adequate Yearly Progress" measure under No Child Left Behind that was in place for 12 years. New for 2014, the SPP will be used as part of the state's Educator Effectiveness regulations, which use student achievement as a component of teacher and principal evaluations. Click the tab for the full story.
A student at Wissahickon High School has been diagnosed with laboratory-confirmed pertussis (whooping cough). Your child may have been exposed. This information was confirmed by the Montgomery County Health Department on Friday, October 31, 2014.
The newest Guidance newsletter from Shady Grove's Counselor is now available and filled with interesting information about the Guidance curriculum! Click this announcement heading to read the newsletter.
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