News from the 'View

Skyview Upper Elementary School

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Dear Skyview Families,

We had another productive five day week at Skyview! This week, our students practiced our Secure and Lockdown drills successfully. Students remained in their classrooms for both of these drills and teachers were able to talk through the process of the drill in the event of a real emergency. Our students demonstrated their understanding of the procedures in place for both Secure and Lockdown drills.

In addition to the drills, our students celebrated, "Start With Hello" this past week at Skyview. Many of our students volunteered their time during their lunch or advisory to make signs for this event. "Start With Hello" is a celebration of giving other individuals a proper greeting to help them feel welcomed and included. The signs that were made and hanging around Skyview represent various ways to give a greeting in 50 different languages! I challenge our students to continue the practice of greeting others all throughout the school year to help foster community and a feeling of inclusivity.

Finally, to celebrate Autumn, the Skyview community wore their favorite fall colors on Thursday, September 22nd! This was a fun way to recognize the beginning of the fall season. Thank you to all of the students who participated!

Have a wonderful and restful weekend!


Mrs. Berical

Reporting and Absence

If your child needs to be absent from school, please take a moment to report their absence. You can do so by calling the attendance line at (610) 831-5328.

Absences that are not reported are marked as unexcused. To avoid truancy concerns please be sure to contact Skyview in the event of any absence. I appreciate your attention to this important matter.

Home & School Association Update

We are looking for homeroom classroom parents! If you are interested in volunteering, please CLICK HERE for a sign-up through Konstella. The sign up will show which classrooms are still in need of a lead parent. The homeroom lead is responsible for organizing classroom parties. This year we will have co-lead opportunities for each classroom too.

We are also looking for a chairperson for the Yearbook committee! Please reach out to Larcena Johnson at if you would like to chair this important committee.

Will you help us by volunteering at our Fall Social?

Click here to sign up through Konstella to help us!

For more info, contact Eryn Jackson at

Are you interested in volunteering at Home & School events? If so, you can browse through the volunteer opportunities and sign up directly through the “Committee” tab in Konstella. You must have your board approved clearances to volunteer.

Get more info. on obtaining your clearances here:

Konstella – Skyview Home & School wants to communicate with you!

Announcements and events will typically only be communicated via the Konstella communication system. Don’t miss out on important news! See below for directions on how to join!

Start by visiting: through the main web site. Do not access through the app.

Click on “Find Your School” in upper right side. Once you find “Skyview”, enter all your details and click “Submit.” Once approved by our school’s admin team, you will receive an email invite to be connected to the school.

You’ll then be able to add your child to the correct classroom at Skyview. If you have multiple children, you must add each child separately.

If you have multiple children at multiple schools, you will be able to toggle between the schools at the school name spot at the top of the page in the app or under “Manage” on the web site.

We also recommend that you download the Konstella app so that you can receive instant notification through the app.

Get Your Skyview Spiritwear by clicking here!

We have some new exciting apparel options for the whole family!

Please Join Us for Our Upcoming Events!

Wednesday, 9/28, 6:30-8:30pm – Come introduce yourself to Skyview’s Home & School Board at the Back to School Night table. We will have info. on volunteering, offer help with the Konstella communication system and provide info. on Skyview Spirit Wear!

Saturday, 10/1. 6-9pm – Skyview Fall Social at Olszanowski Farm. Sign up to attend here! We also need help. Click here to sign up through Konstella to volunteer!

For more info, contact Eryn Jackson at

Tuesday, 10/4, 6pm – October Home & School Mtg. in the Skyview Library or via Zoom. Zoom link to be posted closer to the date in Konstella.

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Back To School Night!

I am thrilled to welcome you to Skyview's Back To School Night on Wednesday, September 28th! Our event will be in person this year with a session for 5th grade families and a session for 6th grade families. If you are unable to attend the event, please know that teachers will post all information shared at Back to School Night on their Google classrooms for you to review. I look forward to welcoming you to Skyview on Wednesday evening. Please take a moment to read the schedule below and do not hesitate to reach out to me or your child's teacher with any questions.

Fifth Grade Schedule

6:00-6:30: Fifth grade Special Education & Gifted families to meet in teachers classroom

6:15-6:30: All fifth grade families to meet special area teachers, math and reading specialists, Home and School, Methacton Education Foundation and Special Education Alliance

6:30-7:15: Fifth grade team meetings (locations listed below)

  • Cafeteria: Galaxy

  • Homerooms: Comets

  • Homerooms: Storm Chasers

  • Bandroom: Stars

  • Arcola Cafeteria: Mountaineers

  • Library: Specialists and Counselors

  • Skyview Lobby: Special Areas, Home and School, MEF & SEA

Sixth Grade Schedule

7:15-7:45: Sixth grade Special Education & Gifted families to meet in teachers classroom

7:30-7:45: All sixth grade families to meet special area teachers, math and reading specialists, Home and School, Methacton Education Foundation and Special Education Alliance

7:45-8:30: Sixth grade team meetings (locations listed below)

  • Cafeteria: Luna

  • Gym: Constellations

  • Ballroom: Celestials

  • Bandroom: Astronomers

  • Arcola Cafeteria: Cirrus

  • Library: Specialists and Counselors

  • Skyview Lobby: Special Areas, Home and School, MEF & SEA

Please Note: Special area teachers, math and reading specialists, Home and School, Methacton Education Foundation and the Special Education Alliance will be stationed in the Skyview Lobby all throughout the evening.

Universal Free Breakfast Program


On Friday, September 9, 2022, Governor Wolf announced a Universal Free Breakfast program for all Pennsylvania students to begin on October 1, 2022 through the end of the 2022-2023 school year. As a result, all Methacton School District students will have the option to receive breakfast each morning at no cost. Our building principals are working on a plan with Aramark to roll out this new program and will be providing additional information in the coming days. Monthly menus can always be found at:

Backpack Program!!

How can I donate to the Backpack Program?

There are several ways you can contribute to the Backpack Program:

Collection Bins

· Donations can be dropped off (Monday thru Friday) at the Methacton High School East Wing or Arcola Intermediate School. Collection bins are located near the entrance.


· You can place an order through Amazon and ship it directly to the High School. Please remember to select, "No Weekend Delivery". The address is:

Methacton High School

c/o Backpack Program

1005 Kriebel Mill Rd.

Eagleville, PA 19403

What items can I donate?

Individual Serving Food Items Needed

· Single serving boxes of milk (shelf-stable/not refrigerated)

· Mini Cereal Boxes

· Canned Soup (cans with "pop tops")

· Oatmeal packets or cups

· Applesauce and Fruit Cups

· Chef Boyardee, Hormel, Dinty Moore Meals, etc.

· Easy Mac Cups

· Cracker packs

· Sweet Snacks: Fruit gummies, pudding, granola bars, etc.

· Salty Snacks: Pretzel packs, Goldfish, Popcorn, etc.

· 100% Juice boxes

North Montco Technical Career Center Job Opportunity

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Important Dates

September 26th: Schools Closed/Offices Open

September 28th: Skyview's Back to School Night; 6:30-8:30

September 30th: Skyview Picture Day

October 1st: Lower Providence 34th Annual Fall Fest from 11:00-4:00 @ Eagleville Park

October 1st: Skyview's Fall Social Olszanowski's Farm; 6:00-9:00pm

October 4th: Skyview's Home and School Meeting @ 6:00pm

October 5th: Schools Closed/Offices Open

October 7th: Methacton High School Homecoming Football Game

October 10th: In-Service- No School for Students