The Weekly Update

Season 4, Episode 29 - April 9, 2021

From the Principal

Middle School Traffic Update

As many of you know, the traffic at the middle school in the afternoon is a bit overwhelming, with walkers, busses, and an increased number of private cars all competing for space and priority in the parking lot. The morning is not as overwhelming because busses are contained at the high school and we are able to open our larger bus circle for the private car line. We have worked with the high school and the transportation department on the following solution:

  1. Beginning Monday, April 12, the entire fleet of busses will be parked at the high school for afternoon dismissal.

  2. Students who ride the busses will walk through the tunnel to catch their busses near the high school tunnel exit on Springfield Way. Springfield way is closed to through-traffic at that time.

  3. Private cars picking up students at the middle school will proceed to our back traffic circle as they do in the morning. This will allow us to contain more cars on our campus to alleviate backup onto Bergen and Paper Mill Roads.

We recognize that the traffic situation is less than ideal with the increased number of private car pickups, and we think this solution will help to fix the problem. While people have been patient in general, there have been some unpleasant exchanges between parents and other parents and even between parents and staff members during drop off and pickup times. I would take this opportunity to ask everyone to be patient and kind and to follow the directions of SDST staff on our campus. Thanks, and have a great weekend.

Zach Fuller, Principal STMS

New News

Old News

Picture Day Make Ups

If your student missed picture day, they can participate in the make-up dates: Apr 20th & 22nd. To register for picture make ups, please complete this form.

Spring Sports

We will be hosting a modified intramural style spring sports season. Please review this spring sports plan. At this time, families are advised to complete the PIAA sports physical paperwork, COVID form, and schedule an ImPact Test. Details on each of these are in the link above. If you are interested in running track, please see this note from our track coaches!

From the HS

Taco Tuesday

Did you LOVE your last Taco Tuesday order? Are you exhausted from cooking? Want to support the Junior Class? Get delicious dishes from Georginia's in the Flourtown Farmers Market! Simply fill out this form and enjoy any of these wonderful options while also helping support the Junior/Senior Prom! Also, all food will be bagged by one individual at the restaurant and all safety precautions will be followed. Get your tacos, churros, and empanadas, Springfield!

Coffee and Conversation

SDST is proud to present a parent workshop for middle and high school parents. Please see this flyer for additional information and registration


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