News from the Nest

June 4th, 2021

The Week Ahead


Monday 6/7 (Day 4)

Tuesday 6/8 (Day 1)

--5th Grade Picnic (rain date) - 1:00 - 3:00 PM

--SAOA K,1,2 and siblings Red Bag Exchange - 9:30 - 11:00 AM

--In-person K & 1st Grade I-pad collection during school

Wednesday 6/9 (Day 2)

--SAOA 3,4,5 Red Bag Exchange - 9:30 - 11:00 AM

--In-person 2nd & 3rd Grade I-pad collection during school

Thursday 6/10 (Day 3)

--In-person 4th & 5th Grade laptop collection during school

Friday 6/11 (Day 4)

--Last Day for Kindergarten!!

--AM Kindergarten - 8:45 - 10:45 AM; PM Kindergarten - 11:45 AM - 1:45 PM

--Early dismissal - 1:45 PM

--VF Spirit Day: Wear VF Spirit or Blue/Gold

5th Grade Picnic Moved to June 8th

Due to the potential for heavy downpours and thunderstorms on Thursday, June 3rd and Friday, June 4th, the Fifth Grade Picnic was moved to the rain date of Tuesday, June 8th, from 1:00 - 3:00 PM at Vernfield Elementary.


Please send your child with a towel, a water bottle and sunscreen.

Yearbooks Have Arrived

Vernfield Elementary School yearbook distribution will take place on Tuesday, June 8th. Fifth Grade students will receive their yearbooks prior to the Fifth Grade picnic. All other students will receive their yearbooks just prior to dismissal.


Students attending the SAOA will receive their yearbooks on the scheduled Red Bag Distribution Day on either June 8th (K, 1st, and 2nd) or June 9th (3rd, 4th, and 5th.)

Committee Chair Openings 2021-2022

Thank you to everyone that has volunteered to chair a committee next year! We still have a few spots available. Descriptions of each committee can be found HERE. If you have any questions or are interested in chairing one of these committees, please contact Meg Dick at meg213@gmail.com. We are looking forward to working with you!


Committees that need chairs:

--Lip Sync


Committees that need shadows (Next year you help the current chair and then take over the following year):

--Save Around Books (formally Kidstuff books)

In Case You Missed It

STUDENT DEVICE TECHNICAL SUPPORT:

For any device issues, please contact studenthelpdesk@soudertonsd.org or fill out a ticket directly via the Student Help Desk Ticket form.

Before submitting a support request, please follow the three (3) steps below:

  1. Restart your device (power off and power back on).
  2. Check that your device is not in airplane mode.
  3. Check that the wireless connection is enabled.

Please see the Instructional Technology Learning Hub for more details and support topics.

Save the Date!

**Looking Ahead**

-- Jun 14th -- Last day of school; early dismissal - 10:45 AM (No Kindergarten classes)

-- SAOA K-5th Grade student device collection - VF Library from 1:00 - 2:30 PM

-- Jun 15th -- SAOA K-5th Grade student device collection - VF Library from 8:00 - 9:00 AM

-- Jun 16th -- SAOA K-5th Grade student device collection - VF Library from 1:00 - 2:30 PM

District News

***Summer Sports Camps***

Souderton Area School District is proud to announce that registration is underway for the Souderton Area High School Summer Sports Camp Program, which is scheduled to begin the week of June 21st.

For more information, please see the Sports Camps Brochure (PDF).

To register online, visit: https://soudertoncommed.revtrak.net/Sports-Camps/


***SACE Summer Programs 2021***

Be sure to check out the details for camp and other SACE summer activities in the Summer Camp brochure. The full-day camp starts on June 21st and runs through August 20th. Don't miss all the fun and register now. Openings are limited and fill on a first come basis. Hope to see your campers this summer!

See the summer programs brochure and registration details!

Easy Ways to Help Fundraise!

Please consider helping to raise funds for Home & School using the following:


  • Amazon Smile: earn money for VF while shopping on Amazon! Go to smile.amazon.com/about for instructions.
  • Box Tops Bonus App: Download the Box Tops Bonus App for your phone or tablet! Find offers, buy products, scan your receipt and earn even MORE box tops for Vernfield!
  • Box Tops for Education: clip the 'Box Tops for Education' from participating boxes and labels! Please HOLD ON TO THESE at home until we begin collecting them at school. We will NOT be collecting physical Box Tops at this time.
  • ShopRite for My School: earn Box Tops for VF while shopping at ShopRite! Register your PricePlus club card at: https://www.shopriteformyschool.com/en/Register-my-Card.
  • Coca Cola Give: Sign up at https://us.coca-cola.com/give/schools/ then just scan your product or enter your product code and watch the funds grow
  • Giant A+ Rewards: ***Unfortunately, the Giant Rewards program has been discontinued.***