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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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Students at Shady Grove will join with others from across Pennsylvania to "Move it Outside" on Thursday April 24th. Wear sneakers that day! Click this announcement heading for more info.
The WSD Green Committee has teamed with ShoeBox Recycling again this Spring to promote Repurposing. We are collecting your unwanted shoes! Click this announcement heading for more info.
Click the "Principal's Page" tab on the left side of the screen to view Mrs. Bauer's video blog for April. A Spanish translation of the text of the blog is available by clicking on the link below it.
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 Keystone Exams will be administered during the spring testing window in the areas of Algebra 1, Biology, and Literature. Students currently enrolled in Keystone related courses will take the spring Keystone Exams as end of course assessments, as well as students in Grades 9, 10, and 11 who did not achieve a proficient score on a previously administered Keystone Exam. For additional information regarding the upcoming Keystone Exam administration, which was included in a recent mailing to parents and guardians, please click the tab for the link.
A Parent Orientation Program will be held at Wissahickon Middle School on April 24th at 7 pm for parents/guardians of current 5th grade stuents. Click this announcement heading for details.
Hold the Date! May 17th. All proceeds benefit Fiddleheads' Science education programs at Shady Grove. Click this announcement heading for details and Ticket Order form.
The Spring Zing is a family-friendly day of fitness and fun, all for a good cause. Saturday, May 3rd. Click this announcement heading for more info and to download the registration form.
The most recent newsletter (Winter, Vol. 3) 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 the remaining dates this school year when students are asked to wear their black t-shirts.
This presentation, shared at the March 24, 2014, School Board meeting reflects the mid-year elementary student data, in particular the first part of the presentation displays how the students who were redistricted are performing using the various district assessments. One of the Board's goals is to eliminate the achievement gap and this presentation reflects the data that shows that we are well on our way to achieving that goal. Our elementary program is both rigorous and comprehensive in scope and sequence and designed to meet the needs of our diverse learners here in Wissahickon.
At the March 24th school board meeting, the board was presented with a proposed calendar for the 2014-15 school year. There have been changes made since the last draft such as, modifications to the number of teacher workdays due to the recently approved teacher's contract,and a different sequence of inclement weather make-up days. This calendar is available for public review and comment, and will be recommended to the board for approval at the April 28th meeting.
Students will be participating in the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) in the areas of Mathematics, Reading, Writing, and Science during the months of March and April. For additional information regarding the upcoming PSSA administration, which was included in a recent mailing to parents and guardians, please click the tab for the link.
The elementary schools in the Wissahickon School District will be holding pre-registration overview for the parents of students who will enter Kindergarten beginning the 2014-2015 year. The kindergarten overview will be held on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 9:30 a.m., beginning with a welcome and overview of the school program by the principal. Building tours will follow. Children are welcome but need not attend. Future kindergarten students will be invited to an orientation day with parents and teachers in August before the school year begins. Registration packets will be made available at the District office and at each elementary school, beginning on March 5, 2014 through Friday, May 30, 2014. Kindergarten Registration will take place at Shady Grove in mid-April. 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.

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