Simmons Elementary School

November 17, 2021

Mrs. Karen Kanter, Principal (

Dr. Robert Campman, Assistant Principal (

Thanksgiving is only 8 days away! We are grateful for your partnership with us in your child's education. We hope you are enjoying your virtual connection to our classrooms as we celebrate American Education Week.

A reminder for next week: School will dismiss at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, November 24th. School will reopen on TUESDAY, November 30th. Monday, November 29th is an in-service day for teachers, so there is no school that day.

Family Conferences will be held on Thursday and Friday, December 9th and 10th. School dismisses at 1 p.m. on those two days. This year, we are offering families the option of in-person or virtual conferences with their child's teacher. We hope this flexibility allows everyone to comfortably connect with the teachers to share progress from the first trimester and goals for the rest of the academic year.

Holiday Shop - New for 2021!

The Holiday Shop at Simmons Elementary School will have a new look this year! We will offer families the opportunity to shop on Saturday, December 4th, in the cafeteria from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Adult family members can shop with their child or, if you want to keep the gifts as a holiday surprise, children can safely shop by themselves with the help of our volunteers.

If families aren't able to come on Saturday, December 4th, we will have limited shopping hours available for students on Monday, December 6th, during the school day.

Stay tuned for more information about Holiday Shop 2021 from our Home and School Association after the Thanksgiving break.

Student Leadership Team Coat Drive

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From the Nurses' Office

If your child receives a Covid-19 vaccination, please be sure to send the vaccination information to our school nurses. You can email a copy of the vaccination card to: Or, you can bring the information to the nurses' office. Then, our nurses will update your child's school medical record. Please check the district website for more information about upcoming Covid-19 community vaccination clinics.

Happy National Education Assistants Day to our amazing support staff educators!

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News from the Simmons HSA

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Link for Thanksgiving Basket Fundraiser

Link to the Virtual Book Fair

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Hatboro-Horsham School District Employment Opportunities

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Click here to view current job opportunities in the Hatboro-Horsham School District: