February Updates and Reminders

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Calendar Reminders


  • In-Service Day- (No School for students both campuses)- February 3, 2020


  • Valentine's Day Party- February 13, 2020


  • President's Weekend (Schools closed for students and staff both campuses)- February 14 and February 17, 2020


  • 100th Day of School Celebration-February 21, 2020


  • Surviving and Thriving Parent Support Group (Meeting at Annex)- February 22,2020 10:00 am to 11:30 am (Childcare is provided with advanced registration.)


  • Dr. Seuss Spirit Week (More information to come)- March 2-6, 2020


  • St. Patrick's Day Party- March 13, 2020


  • Surviving and Thriving Parent Support Group (Meeting at Annex)- March 14, 2020 10:00 am to 11:30 am (Childcare is provided with advanced registration.)


  • IEP Days (No school for students both campuses)- March 16 and March 17, 2020


  • Celebrate World Down Syndrome Day- March 20, 2020

Lots of Celebrations Happening in February at ASUA!

February will be a fun month with the following classroom and school celebrations:


Valentine's Day

ASUA Jenkintown and Annex campuses will celebrate Valentine's Day on Thursday, February 13th!


100th Day of School

ASUA Jenkintown and Annex campuses will celebrate the 100th day of school on Friday, February 21st!


Look for more details from the classroom teachers regarding the activities planned for the day!

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Extended School Year- Intent to Participate

ESY Intent to Register forms for ASUA's Extended School Year (ESY) program are being sent home with students. Please note the important deadlines below regarding the ESY program registration.



ESY Intent to Register Distribution: 1/31/2020

ESY Intent to Register Form Return (and Deposit, if appropriate) Due Date: 2/24/2020

ESY Program Payment Due Date: No later than May 15, 2020


Information regarding upcoming school year paperwork will be in the March newsletter.

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ASUA Basket Bingo!


Please join us for Basket Bingo on Saturday, March 7 from 6 pm to 10 pm at the Knights of Columbus, Glenside. Tickets are $30 per person or $275 for a table of 10. Doors open at 6:00 and the game begins at 6:30. All basket prizes are valued over $200! All guests must be 21+ to attend. Bring your own snacks and a cash bar will be available.

To purchase tickets or to donate an item, please visit http://asuabasketbingo.eventbrite.com or contact Trish Corvo at trish@astepupacademy.org or 215-885-1075.


Dine and Donate Night

Our next Dine and Donate night will be Wednesday, February 26th at Magerks Fort Washington. 15% of your purchase will benefit ASUA! Please mention you are there for Dine and Donate night!

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Eagles Autism Challenge

Join ASUA staff and families at the Eagles Autism Challenge on May 16, 2020. Use the link below to access the Eagles Autism Challenge home page to register! Please be sure to choose Team A Step Up Academy when you register!


Eagles Autism Challenge