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School Supply Lists for 2018-19

posted Jul 18, 2018, 11:47 AM by Jessica Lester   [ updated Jul 18, 2018, 11:47 AM ]

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Take advantage of those back-to-school sales and purchase your school supplies early! We've posted our lists for elementary and middle schools. Please keep in mind these lists are provided as a general idea of what your child may need. Teachers may request additional items upon the start of school. Click here for the details.

Save the Date for Kindergarten Orientation: Aug. 21

posted Jul 9, 2018, 10:06 AM by Jessica Lester   [ updated Jul 9, 2018, 10:07 AM ]

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South Elementary School will hold kindergarten orientation on Tuesday, Aug. 21. AM kindergarten's session will begin at 9 a.m. and PM kindergarten's session will begin at 10:15 a.m. Please join us for an informative morning!

PV Power Packs/Summer Meal Options for Students

posted Jun 21, 2018, 5:49 AM by Jessica Lester   [ updated Jun 21, 2018, 5:49 AM ]

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Resources are available for families who need to find free meals for their children this summer. Nutritious meals and snacks are being offered free to children in need through the PV Power Packs program. Bags of food will be available throughout the summer and can be picked up at the District Office (3 Iron Bridge Drive in Collegeville) or Schwenksville Elementary School (55 Second Street in Schwenksville) on Mondays throughout the summer during regular business hours. Bags will include one breakfast item, one lunch item, one snack, and one fruit or vegetable for each day of the week. If your child would benefit from this program, please complete this form and bring it with you when you pick up your food. 

In addition, there are other options for assistance through the state/federal government: 

  • Call 211
  • Call 1.866.3Hungry or 1.877.8Hambre
  • Text "MealPA" to 877877
  • Visit: www.fns.usda.gov/summerfoodrocks
  • Use Rangeapp.org on your smartphone to locate sites
Want to donate or volunteer? 

Donations of non-perishable food are being accepted for the PV Power Packs program at Schwenksville and Skippack Elementary Schools, as well as Perkiomen Valley High School and the District Office. Items may be dropped off during summer business hours. If you would prefer to donate money, please make a check payable to PVSD with the words "Power Packs" in the memo line. Checks may be dropped off at the same locations where food donations are being accepted.
 
If you are a member of the community who would like to volunteer for the PV Power Packs program, please send an email to powerpacks@pvsd.org.

Summer Reading Information Now Available

posted May 29, 2018, 11:57 AM by Jessica Lester   [ updated May 29, 2018, 11:57 AM ]

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Perkiomen Valley School District's Summer Reading guidelines have been posted and can be accessed online, where you can view our goals; assignments and lists for elementary, middle, and high school students; the research examining why summer reading is so important; and a video about PV's summer reading experience.

Parents and guardians are an integral part of a child’s reading process and success, so please encourage your student(s) to practice active, meaningful reading and talk with them about the texts they select. Thanks, and happy reading!

Immunization Requirements for 2018

posted May 9, 2018, 11:47 AM by Jessica Lester   [ updated May 9, 2018, 11:47 AM ]

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Before the summer gets away from you, please take a moment to review the 2018 school vaccination requirements. If you have your child scheduled for his or her annual check-up, please be sure to talk with your doctor about what's needed for the coming school year. Click here for the requirements by grade level.

Scholastic Book Fair is Coming!

posted Mar 22, 2018, 11:09 AM by Elizabeth Dowiak   [ updated Mar 22, 2018, 11:56 AM ]

The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to South April 3-12!  Click the first link below to order books online and to sign up for eWallet.  Use the second link to sign up to volunteer at the book fair.


Author Visit

posted Mar 20, 2018, 10:33 AM by Elizabeth Dowiak   [ updated Mar 20, 2018, 10:35 AM ]

Author Gene Baretta will be visiting 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students at South on April 25!  Click on the link for the order form if you would like to order his books to be signed at the visit.

Spring/Summer Community Ed Brochure Now Available

posted Mar 7, 2018, 7:55 AM by Jessica Lester   [ updated Mar 7, 2018, 7:55 AM ]

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We are excited to open registration for the Spring/Summer 2018 session of Community Education! Please take a look at our brochure for exciting ways to stay active this spring and summer. We're offering a variety of new classes - a multimedia art class for children, Learn the Philly Bop (dance), Strategies for Re-Entering the Workforce, and lots of summer options for children (Young Engineers Program, Scratch/Robotics, Lego camps, Suzuki POP! and Musical Theatre Camp, to name a few). In addition, we have swimming, tennis, yoga and a variety of educational workshops for adults. You can register online through our webstore - a 2.49% service fee is applied. Please also be sure to like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter to receive updates about upcoming courses. 

South Artists Present Once Upon a Time

posted Feb 27, 2018, 5:23 AM by Elizabeth Dowiak   [ updated Feb 27, 2018, 9:37 AM ]

Image result for artistSouth Elementary's Annual Art Show will be Friday April 6, 2018 from 5:00-8:00pm.  The theme is Once Upon a Time.  Come out to enjoy the artwork created by all of the South students.  Links are posted below for volunteer sign ups.  Take a look at the flyers at the bottom of the page for information about the basket raffles.  

2018 South Science Fair

posted Feb 13, 2018, 4:43 AM by Elizabeth Dowiak   [ updated Feb 15, 2018, 10:25 AM ]

Calling all South Scientists in Kindergarten - 5th grades... The Science Fair is coming on Friday March 16, 2018!   Click on the file below for the packet for students to access all of the information they need to participate.

Here are some links to help you get started:

The Science Fair Committee needs volunteers to help judge the projects (during the school day) and to run the Fair during the evening. Please use this link to sign up.

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