News from the Nest

August 25 & September 1, 2023

The Weeks Ahead

Tuesday 8/29 (Day 1)

- First Day of School, Grades K-5

- Back to School forms due

Wednesday 8/30 (Day 2)

Thursday 8/31 (Day 3)

Friday 9/1

- Labor Day Holiday - No School for Students

Monday 9/4

- Labor Day Holiday - No School for Students

Tuesday 9/5 (Day 4)

Wednesday 9/6 (Day 1)

Thursday 9/7 (Day 2)

ESL Information Night 6:00 PM -6:30 PM
Back to School Night 6:30 PM -7:10 PM - Session 1
Back to School Night 7:20 PM -8:00 PM - Session 2

Friday 9/8 (Day 3)

-Spirit Day - Philadelphia Eagles!

Join us for the Vernfield Back to School Bash!

The Vernfield HSA invites you to join us at the 2023 Back to School Bash, being held at Vernfield Elementary on Friday, September 22nd from 5:30 – 7:30pm. More information will be coming soon.

We are excited to ring in a new school year and hope you can attend!

Back to School Information Review

Please see the important information below and respond as requested:

In order to ensure proper communication with parents, it is critical that we have current contact information on record. Updates to mailing address information must be presented in person at the Souderton Area School District Registration Office. Updates to phone numbers and e-mail address information must be provided in writing to your child(ren)'s school.

Please complete and return the Back-to-School 2023-2024 Information Review, available at the link below, for each of your children that attend Souderton Area School District. The review includes required policy and procedure agreements, as well as important weather-related and health information.

Completed forms should be returned to your child’s school no later than Tuesday, August 29th, 2023.


If you have any questions, please contact your child's school.

Thank you,
Souderton Area School District PARENT Information

Online Vernfield Calendar

The link to the 2023-2024 Vernfield "Subscribed" Calendar is below. This is an easy way to keep up to date with events and days off at Vernfield without hand-entering them!

Please keep in mind that this is a subscribed calendar maintained by Home & School. Every effort will be made to keep it up-to-date, but the Vernfield printed and online calendar (Vernfield website) are the official school calendars. The subscribed calendar includes the dates of events most relevant to all families; grade-specific events and activities are not included.

When you click on the link, many calendar apps will provide you the option to 'subscribe' to the calendar, so that any updates to the calendar are automatically updated on your phone.

If your phone instead downloads the events onto your calendar, the events will not update automatically. If you don't receive the option to subscribe to the calendar when you click the link, please try the following:

  1. Go to on a PC (not on a mobile phone), after logging into google
  2. Click on the cog in the upper right and click on settings
  3. On the left panel, scroll down until you see “add calendar” and click the down arrow and click “from a URL”
  4. Paste the .ical URL that is listed in this message and click “add calendar”
  5. You should then have the option to open the subscribed calendar in your calendar app

If you have any questions, please contact Mandy Merrill at

Easy Ways to Help Fundraise!

Please consider helping to raise funds for Home & School using the following:

  • Box Tops Bonus App: Download the Box Tops Bonus App for your phone or tablet! Find offers, buy products, scan your receipt and earn even MORE box tops for Vernfield!
  • Coca Cola Give: Sign up at then just scan your product or enter your product code and watch the funds grow.

Upcoming Dates

September 18th

-HSA Meeting 7:00 PM -8:00 PM Library
-Committee Chair Meeting 8:00 PM -8:30 PM Library
-Homeroom Coordinator Meeting 8:00 PM -8:30 PM Library

September 21st

-Picture Day
-Chorus at Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs Game

September 22nd

-Back to School Bash 5:30 PM -7:30 PM

HSA Executive Board Members

If you have any questions about HSA activities, or are interested in becoming more involved at Vernfield, please feel free to reach out to any of our board members below:

President: Kristin Emmons;

VP Fundraising: Diane Meyer;

VP Communications: Mandy Merrill;

Secretary: Kristen Viscardi;

Co-Treasurer: Sarah Osiol;

Co-Treasurer: Wendy Clemmer;