News From The View

Skyview Upper Elementary School

From Mrs. Berical

Dear Families,

We had a busy five day week at Skyview! Our students continue to work on the school-wide Quicktables challenge! Students are making great progress memorizing their math facts! Please remind your child to continue practicing their multiplication facts so that we can continue to make progress as a school!

Thursday, January 19th is National "Good Memory Day" and we are asking students to wear an outfit of choice that they have worn while creating a good memory. This can include but is not limited to a sweatshirt from a vacation that they took or a holiday outfit! Students will have the opportunity to share their good memory with their class if they choose! In addition, students are welcome to bring in a picture of the time they are remembering to share with their class.

As a reminder, Methacton schools and offices will be closed on Monday, January 16 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

I wish you all a wonderful weekend!


Mrs. Berical

American Education Make Up Day

We would like to provide families with another opportunity to visit Skyview and see their child learning. This time will take place on Thursday, January 26th from 8:30-10:30. Please click the sign up genius below to sign up for a time slot.

6th Grade Honors Testing for Math

On January 18th, all 6th grade students will take the standardized Iowa Algebra Prognostic Test. This test will be used as a data point that will help determine eligibility for further testing into a math honors course in 7th grade. Please do not hesitate to reach out to Mrs. Hollenbeck at if you have any questions or concerns around the process.
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Girls on the Run is coming to Skyview! We are now recruiting for coaches to come help change girls' lives! Our season begins the week of February 27, and runs for 10 weeks, culminating in a 5K with the Southeastern PA Girls on the Run community. You do not have to be a runner, just ready to be a positive role model, and male and female volunteers are welcome!! If you have any questions please reach out to

From Home and School

Shake it up!!! Come join us for a fun night of Bingo on Thursday, March 9th 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Maybe you’ll be the next winner of some great prizes?

Click here to register!

Ready to get your Science on?! Join us on Friday, February 3rd for Give Science A Try Night in the Skyview Gym. This event is FREE due to the success of the Skyview Strong Fundraiser and going over our goal! This will be a fun night that includes 3 different make-n-take Science stations that the students can circle through from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. At 8 p.m., the night will conclude with a 45-minute Fire and Ice Show. Each Skyview student will be provided a bag to hold all of their materials.

This is not a drop off event. See the attached flyer for more details! Any questions—please email Eryn Jackson at

As we start to plan for the 2023-24 school year, we are seeking a Nominations Chair to help assist with the election process for the Skyview H&S board. This person will be responsible for keeping track of the nominations which will be decided at the April H&S meeting. If interested, please contact us at

Please Join Us for Our Upcoming Events!

Friday, February 3rd 6 p.m. – 8:45 pm – Give Science a Try Night

Tuesday, February 7th 6 p.m. – Home & School Mtg. in the Skyview Library or via Zoom. Zoom link to be posted closer to the date in Konstella.

Friday, February 10th – Dine Out Fundraiser at Panera

Thursday, March 9th – 7 p.m. – Bingo Night

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Career Day- March 23

Skyview's Career Day is scheduled for March 23rd! If you would like to consider presenting on your career, please click the links below to learn more and volunteer!

Volunteer paper form:

Digital form:


If your child is getting a school breakfast or lunch, it is important that they have their student ID ready to use when they go through the cafeteria line. Having the ID ready speeds up the process of moving through the line. Please remind your child to bring their ID to school each day and to have it easily accessible at breakfast and lunch.

In addition, please remind your child that appropriate behavior is expected in the cafeteria. Manners such as saying please and thank you, throwing trash away and cleaning their space after they are finished eating is expected. We greatly appreciate you discussing these expectations with your child so that we can work together to provide a more pleasurable dining experience.

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

Link to donate directly:

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

For 6th Grade Families

The requirements for Honors Courses at Arcola for the 7th grade year have been updated and can be found by clicking the link below. Please reach out to Mrs. Berical with any questions or concerns.

Important Dates Ahead

January 13: Home and School Meeting @ 9:15 AM via Zoom

January 16th: Schools and Offices closed- Observance of Martin Luther King Day

January 19th: National "Good Memory Day" (See Mrs. Berical's message above for additional information)