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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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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.
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, April 14th, 15th and 16th will be instructional days for students. In the Encore Rotation schedule, they are designated as Day 2A, Day 3A and Day 5A. Click this announcement heading for the revised Encore schedule.
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.
We are getting our students inspired to do their best for the upcoming PSSA tests! Click this announcement heading to view the video created by staff!
At the February 24, 2014 board meeting, the board approved modifications to the district calendar to accommodate the seven instructional days missed as a result of the inclement weather this winter.
Show your school pride! Check out our new Spirit Wear, featuring our Shady Grove mascot, Grover the Bulldog!Click this announcement heading for order form and to see the items.
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.

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