News from the 'View

Skyview Upper Elementary School

6th Grade Naviance Lessons

Mrs. VanBuren, Skyview 6th grade counselor, will be introducing Naviance to all sixth grade students during the week of Jan. 6. Naviance is a comprehensive college and career readiness platform that enables self-discovery, career exploration, academic planning, and college preparation for students. Students will continue using Naviance in Arcola and throughout their high school years.

6th grade Math Placement Testing

All 6th graders will participate in upcoming math placement testing including the Iowa and Orleans Hanna assessments. These tests are a part of the rubric communicated regarding 7th grade course placement (click here for 7th grade course information.)

Math placement testing will occur on this schedule:


Iowa - January 21

Orleans Hanna - January 22


Iowa - January 22

Orleans Hanna - January 23


Iowa - January 23

Orleans Hanna - January 21

Title I - Resource to use!

Check out Mr. Greenover's library website for a link to AR Bookfinder - a tool to help students and families find books for independent reading at their reading level. Click here to access AR Bookfinder.

Reminder - Check Lost & Found - unclaimed items will be donated January 16, 2020!

January Events at Skyview

Wednesday, January 8 - Spelling Bee

Friday, January 10 - H & S spirit night at Philly Rock Gym; Methacton Celebration of the Arts

Monday, January 20 - Schools/Offices Closed

January 21,22, 23 - 6th grade Math placement testing (see schedule in newsletter)

Monday, January 27 - 3rd Marking Period begins

Friday, January 31 - Student Council Winter Party 6 - 8 p.m.

The following after school clubs meet at Skyview - please check information provided by club director for student-specific scheduled times:

Homework Club - Tuesdays and Thursdays

Art Club - Wednesdays

Readers Theater - Thursdays

After School Sports - Tuesdays and Thursdays

Hawk News - Tuesdays

Student Council

Environmental Club - Thursdays

Reading Olympics - Friday mornings