Perk E. Mail

Perkiomen Valley School District's Monthly E-Newsletter

February 2016

Greetings!

Thank you for taking a look at our monthly e-newsletter. We hope you will find this email a useful tool for learning about what's happening in our district. We will share information about district/school events, initiatives and happenings, as well as those events being organized by our many supporting organizations. If you are interested in promoting your event via Perk E-mail, please email jlester@pvsd.org for more information.

TOP STORIES

View the Video Below to Learn about the Augmented Reality Sandbox Being Used at PVHS

Stimulating STEM!

PV Students Selected for Inter-County Band Festival

A number of Perkiomen Valley School District students were selected to take part in the 60th Anniversary Concert that was part of the Inter-County Band (ICB) Festival held on Jan. 30 at Owen J. Roberts High School.


The ICB is a program run by band directors from 11 local schools and features top band students in grades 7-9. Students are selected for the concert band and must audition for the jazz band.


PV's participants included:


Christina Warren - PVHS - Gr. 9

Hannah Bao - PVE - Gr. 8

Jenna Cortez - PVE - Gr. 8

Allie Eidman - PVE - Gr. 8

Taylor Carpenter - PVHS - Gr. 9

Abigail Lofton - PVHS - Gr. 9

Alexander Loladze - PVW - Gr. 8

Nick Young - PVE - Gr. 8

Brenden Reim - PVW - Gr. 8

Austin Alcancia - PVHS - Gr. 9

Brent Clelland - PVW - Gr. 7

Prem Ganesh - PVHS - Gr. 9

Miles Catenza - PVE - Gr. 8

Matthew Tremba - PVE - Gr. 8

Will Ye - PVHS - Gr. 9

Noah Etze - PVW - Gr. 7

Dylan Smith - PVW - Gr. 7

Luke Speers - PVE - Gr. 8

Evan Older - PVHS - Gr. 9

Garrett Ryan - PVW - Gr. 8

EVERGREEN ELEMENTARY NEWS

See the pictures below for top stories from Evergreen Elementary School from last month. For more news and photos, please visit our website.

SCHWENKSVILLE ELEMENTARY NEWS

See pictures below for top stories from Schwenksville Elementary School from last month. For more news and photos, please visit our website.

SKIPPACK ELEMENTARY NEWS

See pictures below for top stories from Skippack Elementary School from last month. For more news and photos, please visit our website.

SOUTH ELEMENTARY NEWS

See pictures below for top stories from South Elementary School from last month. For additional photos and news, please visit our website.

PVMS EAST NEWS

See pictures below for top stories from PVMS East from last month. For more news and photos, please visit our website.

PVMS WEST NEWS

See pictures from top stories from PVMS West from last month. For more news and photos, please visit our website.

PVHS NEWS

See pictures and top stories from PVHS from last month. For additional photos and news, please visit our website.

PV Girls Lacrosse Youth Clinic Offered March 6

Perkiomen Valley High School's girls lacrosse team is hosting a Girls Lacrosse Youth Clinic on Sunday, March 6, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the All Sports Center in Collegeville. The clinic is open to students in grades 1-8 and costs $45.


For more information and a registration form for students in grades 1-6, please click here.


For more information and a registration form for students in grades 7-8, please click here.

PVHS Biology Club Fundraiser at Michelle Jewelry Studio

The Perkiomen Valley High School Biology Club is holding a fundraiser at Michelle's Jewelry Studio in Trappe from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. today (Feb. 10). Mention the fundraiser and 20 percent of your purchase will be donated to the club. Click here for more info.

PV Post Prom Committee Seeks Volunteers

The PV Post Prom Committee will be holding planning meetings from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Perkiomen Valley High School on the following dates:


  • February 18 (room #135)
  • March 3 (room #135)
  • March 17 (room #135)
  • March 31 (room #134)
  • April 7 (room #134)
  • April 14 (room #135)
  • April 28 (room #135)
  • May 5 (room #135)


Anyone is welcome to attend to learn more about volunteering to support the annual Post Prom event, which will take place this year on May 14. The event offers a safe environment for students to continue celebrating after the prom is over. Learn more: http://highschool.pvsd.org/pages/Perkiomen_Valley_High_School/PV_Post_Prom

Support South by Sailing in to Capt'n Chucky's Feb. 15-20

Please support South Elementary Week at Capt'n Chucky's Crab Cake Co.! Stop in during store hours from Monday, Feb. 15, to Saturday, Feb. 20. (Monday through Friday 9-7 and Saturday 9-5). Mention the fundraiser, and 15% of your purchase will go to South Elementary. Capt'n Chucky's is located at 430 W. Main St. in Trappe. Order their famous "make and bake" crab cakes, which are made fresh daily and can be frozen for later use. They also have a variety of appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches, and desserts. There are many options for those families observing Lent, and gift certificate sales will also be included. Spread the word to family and friends! Click here for more information.

Artists, Musicians and Food Truck Vendors Sought for PV Art and Food Truck Festival

Food truck vendors, artists, musicians and corporate sponsors are being sought to support or participate in the Perkiomen Valley Art Department's first Art and Food Truck Festival on May 21, 2016. The event will take place on Campus Drive between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. and will feature artist booths and live music. All proceeds will benefit the PV Art Department. For a vendor an application, please click here. Corporate sponsors and those with questions can send an email to pvartfest@gmail.com.

Save the Date for Golf Boosters Comedy Night

The PV Golf Boosters Club is planning a Comedy Night fundraiser in February. Please save the date:


Saturday, Feb. 27

Lower Frederick Fire Company

8:30 to 10:30 p.m.

Tickets: $20


Laughs, basket raffles, food and fun will be part of the festivities. The PV Golf Boosters support both the girls and boys golf teams with shirts, hats, a banquet and scholarships. Please plan to come out to support the Golf Boosters. Contact Mike at (610) 999-0411 for tickets or more information, or click here for more info.

PVSD 21st Century Teaching & Learning Committee

Thursday, Feb. 11th, 7pm

509 Gravel Pike

Collegeville, PA

This meeting is held in the high school library.

PVSD In-Service Day (No School for Students)

WHEN

Friday, Feb. 12th


WHERE

All Schools

Presidents Day - PVSD Holiday (Schools and Offices Closed)

WHEN

Monday, Feb. 15th


WHERE

All Schools

PVSD Policy Committee

Tuesday, Feb. 16th, 7pm

3 Iron Bridge Drive

Collegeville, PA

PVSD Athletic Committee

Wednesday, Feb. 17th, 6:30pm

509 Gravel Pike

Collegeville, PA

This meeting is held in the high school library.

PVSD Foundation Board Meeting

Wednesday, Feb. 17th, 6:30pm

3 Iron Bridge Drive

Collegeville, PA

PVSD Home & School Coordinating Council Meeting

Thursday, Feb. 18th, 9:15am

3 Iron Bridge Drive

Collegeville, PA

Please note the time for this meeting has changed from 7 to 9 p.m. to 9:15 a.m.

PVSD Foundation Presents Catalyst SAT Bootcamp

Saturday, Feb. 27th, 9am

220 Big Road

PA

To sign up your student up for this bootcamp, please click here for more information.

PVSD Foundation Presents Catalyst SAT Bootcamp

Sunday, Feb. 28th, 9am

220 Big Road

PA

To sign up your student for this bootcamp, please click here for more information.

Perkiomen Valley Middle School East Presents "Aladdin"

Friday, March 4th, 7:30pm

100 Kagey Road

Collegeville, PA

Perkiomen Valley Middle School East Presents "Aladdin"

Saturday, March 5th, 6:30pm

100 Kagey Road

Collegeville, PA

Perkiomen Valley Middle School East Presents "Aladdin"

Sunday, March 6th, 2pm

100 Kagey Road

Collegeville, PA

PVSD Safety & Operations Committee Meeting

Monday, March 7th, 6pm

509 Gravel Pike

Collegeville, PA

This meeting is held in the high school library.

PVSD School Board Work Session/Finance Committee Meeting-of-the-Whole

Monday, March 7th, 7:30pm

509 Gravel Pike

Collegeville, PA

This meeting is held in the high school library.

About Us

The mission of the Perkiomen Valley School District is to provide a rich academic and cultural learning environment that maximizes available resources to assure that all students grow intellectually, socially, and emotionally, attaining the skills necessary to become successful citizens.