Simmons Weekly Newsletter

February 12, 2020

At Simmons Elementary School, We're Better Together

Tomorrow, we will celebrate the 100th Day of the school year! A reminder that school is closed this Friday, Feb. 14 and Monday, Feb. 17. School resumes on Tuesday, Feb. 18.


Author and Illustrator, Floyd Cooper, met with students in grades 4 and 5 yesterday. His visit was sponsored by the Hatboro-Horsham Educational Foundation. Mr. Cooper shared with students his unique illustration method using erasers to create his artwork. He inspired students to never give up on their dreams.

Kindergarten Registration 2020-21

Registration for next year's kindergarten will take place the week of February 24th. Students must be five years old by September 1st to be enrolled. New this year, registration will be at the administration building, 229 Meetinghouse Road, Horsham. To sign up for a registration appointment and download the required paperwork, please click here: https://www.hatboro-horsham.org/Page/1568.

Friendly Recess Assistants Needed

Do you enjoy being outdoors and working with children? We are currently recruiting applicants for open recess assistants at Simmons Elementary School. The hours are 11 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. on school days. You can learn more and apply on the district human resources page: https://hatborohorsham.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=1145

News from the Simmons Home and School Association

***Spring Fair Planning Meeting***

If you would like to join the Spring Fair Committee, please join us for our 2nd Planning Meeting on Tuesday, February 18th @7:00 PM in the Simmons CROC. There are many opportunities, big and small, to get involved in planning this years Fair! Any questions please contact Jessica Gross @ jessica.lynn.gross@gmail.com

Upcoming Events

March

13 - 3rd & 4th Grade Talent Show

20 - Family Bingo

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Volunteer Information

Any adult who will be in the classrooms (for any reason) or for field trips are required to have a volunteer photo i.d. badge issued by the Hatboro-Horsham School District. The required clearances are free and any adult (including parents, grandparents and other family members) can complete the process. The volunteer credentials are good for five years. We appreciate the time and commitment that our volunteers offer to enhance our school! Here's the link to the district website which includes all the information about volunteer clearances: https://www.hatboro-horsham.org/domain/445