News from the Nest

December 7, 2018

The Week Ahead

All Week -- First Grade Health Screening

Monday 12/10 (Day 4)

-- Winter Concert Assembly, 2 pm.

-- Winter Concert, 7 pm. SAHS.

-- 1st Trimester Progress Reports Available on HAC, 7 pm.

Tuesday 12/11 (Day 1)

Wednesday 12/12 (Day 2)

Thursday 12/13 (Day 3)

-- Holiday Luncheon (served during regularly scheduled lunch times)

-- Math Olympics, 3:30-4:30 pm.

Friday 12/14 (Day 4)

-- VF Spirit Day - wear blue and gold or VF Spirit Wear!

Square 1 Art Fundraiser - Product Distribution

Hello parents and families of Vernfield, the Square 1 art order is arriving this week. We will be going through it and distributing it to the classrooms. They will be set to go home on Tuesday December 11th.

***If you would like your order to not go home with your child***, please contact Lisa Mallon at If we have not heard from you, all orders will be sent home with your child. Thank you for your order. Lisa Mallon

In Case You Missed It...

** Vernfield's Winter Concert ** -- Please join us for Vernfield Elementary’s winter concert on Monday, December 10 at 2:00 PM in the Vernfield Auditorium and 7:00 PM at Souderton Area High School. Our student musicians in band, orchestra, and chorus have been working hard to prepare beautiful music!

Vernfield Honors Veterans Day on SATV

A video presentation recorded by SATV at Vernfield's Veterans Day Assembly held on November 9, 2018 is now available online. You can access it here. The video includes highlights from the Assembly along with interviews with many of the veterans who attended.

Holiday Shoppe - Thank You!

There were lots of happy kids leaving the HSA Holiday Shoppe this week with their bags full of gifts for family and friends.

Thank you to all of the parent volunteers and the teachers who helped our shoppers find just the right gifts and manage to stay on budget! And a HUGE thank you to Sandra Esposito, Diane Gerhart and Nicole Whalen for all of their hard work in organizing the Holiday Shoppe this year - stocking the Shoppe, scheduling the classes and the volunteers and keeping everything running smoothly!

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Save the Date!

Monday 12/17 -- Poetry Alive - M003 (Edgar). 10-10:45 am.

Tuesday 12/18

-- Student Council, 8-8:30 am.

-- Poetry Alive - M004 (Feighan). 10-10:45 am.

Wednesday 12/19 -- Poetry Alive - M005 (Steffy). 10-10:45 am.

Thursday 12/20

-- 4th Grade Field Trip

-- Poetry Alive - M002 (Mamzic). 10-10:45 am.

Friday 12/21

-- Student Council Spirit Day "Show your Holiday Spirit"

-- Reading Olympics, 8-8:30 am.

-- Sing-A-Long, 1:30-2:00 pm.

-- Winter Social, 2:00-3:00 pm.

12/24 - 1/1 -- NO SCHOOL - Winter/Christmas/New Year's Holiday

Health Screenings:

-- Kindergarten: Jan 7-17


Saturday, December 8 - FBLA Holiday Babysitting Event, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM. Souderton High School Cafeteria. See the Holiday Babysitting Flyer (PDF) for details.

Saturday, January 5th and Sunday, January 6th - SAVE Christmas Tree Recycling, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM. Franconia Township Park, Allentown Road entrance. See the Tree Recylcing Flyer for details.

Tuesday, January 8th (and following 6 Tuesdays) - FREE Strengthening Families Program for parents and their children ages 10 to 14, 5:30 - 8:00 PM. Indian Crest Middle School. For more information, see the Family Program Flyer.

Tuesday, January 15 - **rescheduled from 11/28** District Safety and Security Night, 6:30-8:00 pm. Board Room, District Administrative Offices.