News from the Nest
March 8, 2019
The Week Ahead
Monday 3/11 (Day 2)
Tuesday 3/12 (Day 3)
-- End of 2nd Trimester - NEW DATE due to 2/20 snow date
-- STARS Lunch, 11:45-12:30 pm.
-- SPARK - ELA, 3:30-4:30 pm. 4th/5th Grade Pod.
-- Home & School Meeting and Officer Elections, 7pm. Library
Wednesday 3/13 (Day 4)
-- Third Grade Musical (rehearsal: 2:30 pm, performance: 6:30 pm)
Thursday 3/14 (Day 1)
-- Reading Olympics, 8-8:30 am. Library.
-- SPARK - Math, 3:30-4:30 pm. 4th/5th Grade Pod.
-- Youth Art Month Artists' Reception, 6-7 pm. IVPL.
-- NO SCHOOL - Act 80 Day for Teachers
-- Elementary Honors Band Rehearsal, 9:00-11:30 am. ICMS.
-- Rock Your Socks - Sock Collection (ends 3/22)
-- Kindness Calendar Challenge (ends 3/31)
-- SASD Youth Art Month Exhibit at IVPL (ends 3/28)
Lip Sync - TONIGHT Friday, March 8!
Participants: Check in at 6:15 pm. Please take all photos of your child before check in! Props will be checked in at this time - NO confetti or thrown props allowed. Refer to the paper sent home this week for other details. Contact Karen Planinshek @ email@example.com with questions.
Good luck, and have fun!!!
Home & School Meeting and Officer Elections - Tuesday 3/12
In Case You Missed It...
LITERACY DVD - The committee needs YOUR help! If you are available for even a short time during the day, please consider signing up to help with the taping of the students. The DVD Literacy team has made it very easy for volunteers with detailed instructions. Please consider signing up for a slot or two in order to ensure that your child gets to have this precious keepsake at the end of 5th Grade! 2nd Grade Sign Up (week of 3/20)
Kindness Calendar Challenge - during the month of March. Parents: initial the boxes as your child completes the challenges and return the calendar at the end of March. The class with the greatest percentage of completed Kindness Calendars will win a reward for their class!
Reading Fightin Phils Ticket Book Fundraiser - The Reading Phillies have given us the opportunity to offer books of 6 general admission tickets for $27. Vernfield HSA earns $10 for every book purchased. Ticket books can also be purchased online here. In order to have your tickets for opening day, orders must be in by March 30th.
Philadelphia Union Game - We are offering 2 dates to choose from: May 4th at 7:30 pm and May 18th at 7:30 pm. (On May 4, for an additional fee, sleep over and get soccer training in the morning!) Tickets may be purchased at https://groupmatics.events/group/VernfieldElementary19, and a small portion of the ticket sales will benefit the Home & School. Questions? Contact Lisa Mallon at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Save the Date!
Tuesday 3/19 -- Spring Picture Day
Tuesday 3/19 -- Progress reports available on HAC, 7 pm. - NEW DATE due to 2/20 snow date
Wednesday 3/20 -- Reading Olympics Competition at SAHS
Thursday 3/21 -- World Down Syndrome Day Buddy Walk
Friday 3/22 - SouderTHON 2019 Community Hour, 6-9 pm. SAHS
Saturday 3/30 -- Reading Fightin Phils Ticket Book Fundraiser DEADLINE
-- 2nd Grade -- week of 3/18
-- Kindergarten -- week of 3/25
Honors Band: Rehearsals - Saturdays 3/9 - 3/30, 9:00 - 11:30 am. ICMS. Concert: Saturday 3/30, 12:00 pm. ICMS.
-- ELA - 3rd and 4th: 4/24, 4/25, 4/26. 5th: 4/24, 4/25, 4/29
-- Math - 3rd, 4th, 5th: 4/30, 5/1
-- Science - 4th only: 5/6, 5/7
SPARK ELA -- Tuesdays 3:30-4:30 pm. 4th/5th Grade Pod.
SPARK Math -- Thursdays 3:30-4:30 pm. 4th/5th Grade Pod.
Thursday, March 7 through Saturday, March 9 - Indian Valley Middle School Musical - Nifty Fifties, 7 pm
SouderTHON is Friday, March 22 at SAHS! Community Hours are 6-9 pm. For details, check out the SouderTHON 2019 website!
Monday, March 25 -- Souderton Area School District is excited to announce our first Town Hall Meeting! District administrators and the school board welcome the community to attend this important event, where the state of the District will be discussed - including updates on programs, budget and school safety. The event will take place at 6:30 pm at Indian Crest Middle School Auditorium.
SACE Summer Program Registration is Now Open! Summer Adventure Day Camp offers full day camp with before/after care and day trips. Summer Workshops in a variety of topics and interests are offered for campers interested in 1-week programs. See the online brochure for details. Register online here.
Openings are now available for the SATV Summer Camp. The Introduction to Television Production Camp is open to students entering 5th grade in the Fall. You can find further information and a link to the online registration here
SACE Winter/Spring Evening Classes -- The Winter-Spring semester begins later this month with more than 100 interesting classes for all ages. Beat the winter doldrums and learn something new. Bring a friend to join in the fun! Look through the Winter/Spring 2019 Brochure and register online! Or, watch for a brochure in the mail. Be sure to register early, as many classes fill quickly.