The Official Weekly of Salford Hills Elementary School

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First Home and School Meeting next Tuesday - September 14th at 6PM. BRING YOUR OWN LAWN CHAIR.

Join us for the first home and school meeting of the year, next Tuesday, September 14th at 6PM. Bring your own lawn chair. Drive around to the Old Sumneytown Pike side of the Salford Hills building to park. We will be meeting outside, socially distanced in the grass by the outdoor classroom. We are excited to meet and plan together for our Salford Hills family this school year. We hope you will join us! (Childcare provided.)
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State Masking Requirement

Please review recent decisions and subsequent messages by the school district about mask mandate compliance and the possibility of mask exemptions:

State Mask Mandate - Message dated August 31

Update on Masking Requirement - Message dated September 6

Mask Mandate Update - Message dated September 7

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Timetable to the New Year

As we launch the 2021-2022 school year, here are a few important dates to know:
  • September 9 - Virtual Back to School Night
  • September 16 - Holiday, Yom Kippur No School for Teachers and Students, Office open
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A Virtual Back to School Night

If there's something we believe in at Salford Hills, it's partnerships that become the cornerstone of our relationships as we work together on behalf of our students. While we're sad that we can't be physically together for the previously scheduled Back to School Night, our teachers look forward to visiting you virtually as they share presentations that describe specific aspects of the school, academic, and social environment. Look for these offerings on September 9 in Schoology.
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Salford Hills Car Rider Information

Parents interested in using our pick-up option for dismissal, please register for a car placard which can be used instead of showing a license and signing out your child. Click the link below to share your pick-up information and a laminated placard will be prepared for you.

Salford Hills Car Rider Information

Please contact our office for clarification as needed (610-287-9197).

Thank you for supporting our programming here including our resolve to keep our students safe.

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Cafeteria / Playground Aide

Salford Hills is in significant need of a Cafeteria and Playground Aide beginning in September. Hours are generally between 10:45 and 1:30. Flexible days of the week or the entire week. If interested, please access the district website or phone Salford Hills at 610-287-9197. Thank you.
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Positions in the Kitchen!

Chartwells is hoping to fill a number of positions in its organization which serves the Souderton Area School District. Use THIS LINK or the QR code below for more information.
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Sick Day Guidelines

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Please see below for important information below regarding COVID-19 school exclusion recommendations and quarantine guidelines.

Home Kits Invalid to Return to School

Montgomery County Office of Public Health only recognizes negative results from Covid-19 diagnostic tests that have been performed under the supervision of a healthcare provider. Negative results from an over the counter (at home) tests will not be accepted in order to return to school.
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From our Friends at the Random Acts of Kindness Foundation

Click the picture below to access the Kindness at Home newsletter. This month's newsletter: Respect!
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In preparation for the 2021-2022 school year, all student accounts and devices are refreshed. Please see the important information below regarding passwords and 1-to-1 equipment.

    For the start of the new school year, all student passwords (for both Microsoft and Google) will be RESET. Passwords will be reset on Monday, August 9th. Students will be given their new passwords when they receive their device during the first week of school. If your student needs access to their files between August 9th and the first week of school, please download any necessary files from their Microsoft or Google account prior to August 9th.

    • Option 1 - Complete agreement and pay fee online.
      *Note: If you have never paid through Pay Online/RevTrak, you will need to create an account.

    • Option 2 - Print agreement and make payment in-person: Complete and sign the Student/Parent Agreement (English | Spanish | Vietnamese). Please send the signed agreement and payment for the device fee to school with your child.

Devices will be distributed to students during the first week of school.
Note: If any of your student's 1-to-1 equipment (device and/or charger/case/hotspot) is outstanding from the 2020-2021 school year, your student will not be issued a device for the 2021-2022 school year until obligations from the previous year are resolved.

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

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Salford Hills Website

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Welcome to the 2021-2022 school year!

You should have received two papers - one yellow and one green - on the first day of school that linked to the forms posted blow. If you didn't (or they have disappeared), scroll down to complete them. (If you are one of the 90+ people who already completed the volunteer form or the 160+ people who already completed the directory form, thank you so much!)

Here's a quick Back-to-School checklist for your reference:

1 - Check out the Home and School Events Calendar for dates

2 - Fill out the Volunteer Registration Form to be notified of volunteer opportunities

3 - Fill out the Salford Hills Directory form.

4 - Mark your calendar for the Home and School Meetings


Unfortunately, the Back to School Bash originally scheduled for September 24, 2021 has been cancelled.
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Home and School Events Calendar

CANCELLED Back to School Bash.................... Fri Sep 24

Kindness Rocks....... Thu-Tue Sep 30-Oct 5

Bus Driver Appreciation Day........ Tue Oct 5

Family Movie Night....................... Fri Nov 12

Holiday Gift Shop............. Wed/Thu Dec 1/2

STEM Night.................................... Fri Jan 21

Prime Time Reading....................... Fri Feb 4

BINGO Night.................................. Fri Mar 18

Lip Sync............................................. Fri Apr 1

Family Breakfast................ Tue/Wed Apr 5/6

Book Fair..................................... Thu May 19

Field Day snacks.......................... Fri May 20

Ice Cream Social........................ Thu May 26

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Volunteer Registration Form

The Salford Hills Home and School Association (HSA) invites you to volunteer at Salford Hills this year! The HSA helps coordinate volunteers for things like classroom activities, social events, school events, and more. As a volunteer, you are welcome to serve as much or as little as you wish. For example, you can volunteer to help during a specific event, assist in organizing an event, lead a committee, help out in your child's classroom, serve as a field trip chaperone, help our hospitality committee show thanks during the year, and more. There are so many ways to serve Salford Hills. We would love to help you connect with opportunities that would be a good fit for you and your family. Join our volunteer list by filling out this form. There is no commitment by joining our volunteer list. By signing up, you will simply join our list to be notified of events needing volunteers and other opportunities to get involved. Thank you for helping serve our students, families, teachers, and staff at Salford Hills!
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Salford Hills Directory

Salford Hills Home and School Association (HSA) publishes a printed school directory for each new school year which includes faculty lists, class lists and student contact information.

Please complete this form by FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2021. Only one form per family is required. You may provide as much or as little information as you wish. If you choose not to publish your information, please check the "No, do not include our family information in the directory."

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Home and School Meetings

As a parent or guardian of a Salford Hills student, you are automatically a member of Salford Hills Home & School Association. We invite and welcome you to attend the monthly meetings, usually held on the second Tuesday evening each month at 7PM in the school cafeteria. (Babysitting is provided free of charge.) These meetings keep you informed about activities at Salford Hills and HSA activities.

Meets for 2021-2022

Tuesday, September 14 * meeting time change: 6PM

Tuesday, October 12

Tuesday, November 9

Tuesday, January 11

Tuesday, February 8

Tuesday, March 8

Tuesday, April 26

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Questions for Home and School?

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, you can reach out via to contact all four board members: president (Danielle Moyer), vice-president (Lisa James), secretary (Anam Ashraf), treasurer (Trish May).

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2021-2022 School Calendar

Click THIS LINK to access the Salford Hills School Calendar which shares district dates and events as well as Salford Hills planned events. Many of these events are conditional at this point and subject to change. All changes are communicated either through e-mail or the Wednesday Message.
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Salford Hills Elementary School

Fundamentally committed to each other, we at Salford Hills are a caring community of learners who value each individual’s intrinsic worth and potential.

In our supportive environment, learners are encouraged to achieve high standards by developing responsibility for their learning through authentic experiences that require hard work, critical thinking and reflection.

Learning is a process that positively impacts the future.

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