News from the 'View

Skyview Upper Elementary School

Upcoming Events

March 25 and 28 - Schools and Office Closed
March 31 - Mountaineers to ODE
March 31 - Art Show (k-6) at Skyview (5 - 8 p.m.)
April 4 - Galaxy to ODE
April 6 - Comets to ODE
April 11,12,13,14 - PSSA ELA testing
April 19,20,21 - PSSA Math testing
April 25 - Stars to ODE
April 27 - Storm Chasers to ODE
April 29 - Career Day

PSSA at Skyview

This letter was sent home with students on 3/17/16:

PSSA testing is quickly approaching. Through the work our teachers and students do on a daily basis, we expect our students will be prepared for the upcoming state tests in reading, writing, and math. Participation in PSSA is required by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. It is our goal to have 100% participation on the PSSA tests. To this end, please note the following testing schedule:

English/Language Arts - ELA

4 Total Sections

Monday, April 11th through Thursday, April 14th


3 Total Sections

Tuesday, April 19th through Thursday, April 21st

Testing sessions will occur in the morning only on all days with one test scheduled per day.

In order to help your child prepare for the PSSA, please be sure he/she gets plenty of sleep the night before and eats breakfast each morning. If you are aware of any reason that your child will not be at school on one or more of the testing days, please contact the main office at 610-489-5000 *34200 so that make-up testing may be arranged. State mandate allows for make-up testing that extends several days beyond our scheduled testing dates. Any necessary make-up testing will take place immediately upon a student’s return to school.

On the testing days, students may bring some hard candy or gum to consume during the tests. These items should be small in size (Life Savers, Jolly Ranchers, etc.) and should be unwrapped and placed in a small Ziploc bag that can be placed on the student’s desk. This will ensure that students eat only those items provided by their parents. By doing this, it also eliminates the distracting sound of unwrapping candy during testing.

On the reverse of this letter please find important information from the Pennsylvania Department of Education regarding the electronic device policy for PSSA testing. Please note that electronic devices that could compromise the security of the assessment, including such items as cell phones and e-readers, are not permitted in the testing room.

Information from Methacton School District can be viewed here.

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or concerns about PSSA testing.

Thank you for your assistance with the important testing process.

Mrs. Gorla

It's time to purchase your YEARBOOK!

Online orders are now being taken for the Skyview yearbook!

Yearbooks are $17 which includes tax. You can pay online with a credit card. However, once the yearbooks arrive, we will only accept cash or check. Questions, please contact Suzy Dowell at

Simply click the link below to place your order!

Skyview's school code is 11528116

Student - Faculty Hoops for Heart Basketball games!

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Skyview students raised over $7,000 for the American Heart Association!

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Congratulations to the Reading Olympics teams for earning blue ribbons at the competition this week!