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Welcome from Dr. Barbara A. Russell
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I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. 
-Maya Angelou

Dear PV Families,

The first month of 2020 has flown by already and it is difficult to believe that our school year is half-way complete.

I hope you have been able to settle back into the routine following the winter break. As always, we continue to work through new initiatives, and this month, we will be talking with our School Board about two major projects: A new Student Information System (SIS) and improvements to our athletic fields.

You will hear more about the SIS in coming weeks.  For now, I will share information about our athletic field plans. We have been working over the last few months with ELA Sports to finalize plans and secure the permits needed to begin construction on installing synthetic turf fields. Currently, the Board is considering two fields - Thomas J. Keenan Stadium and the baseball field. With the installation of turf, both facilities could become multi-purpose fields serving a wide array of students. If the projects are approved, the intent would be to collect bids and have them available for approval in March. This would enable construction to start in the spring on the baseball field first (so that graduation could still be held in the stadium), with the hope that turf could be installed by the start of the 2020-21 school year. You can read more about the projects on our website.

One other major initiative we have been working on is enhancing equity and inclusion in our district. Our administrative team has been working with consultant Arthur Mitchell to determine ways in which we can truly live up to the "all means all" mantra as a district, and become more culturally proficient. We invite you to learn more about this by attending the next PV Partners for Equity & Inclusion meeting on Feb. 11 at 6:30 p.m. in the high school library. Mr. Mitchell will be attending to lead participants through some thought-provoking exercises and work. Please join us!

As always, don’t hesitate to reach out with questions. Thank you for your partnership with us!

Sincerely,
Dr. Barbara A. Russell
Superintendent, Perkiomen Valley School District
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SUPERINTENDENT'S PERFORMANCE STANDARDS

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  • Wellness Committee Meeting The Wellness Committee will meet on November 14 from 6:30-8:00 in the high school library. A major focus of conversation will be on school start times and ...
    Posted Nov 9, 2019, 1:59 PM by Barbara Russell
  • Wellness Committee Meeting: Rescheduled for October 24 The Wellness Committee will meet from 4:00-5:30 in the High School Library on October 24. The meeting agenda will focus upon policy, status of "wellness" in the ...
    Posted Oct 22, 2019, 9:09 AM by Jessica Lester
  • Wellness Committee Meeting: Oct. 8 The Wellness Committee will meet on Tuesday, Oct. 8, at 4 p.m. in the large conference room at district office.
    Posted Sep 12, 2019, 1:03 PM by Jessica Lester
  • School Start Times Review Committee Meeting: Oct. 3 Are you interested in providing feedback regarding school start times? Please join us for a meeting to begin discussions about this topic. We will meet at 6:30 p.m ...
    Posted Sep 12, 2019, 12:59 PM by Jessica Lester
  • Next Superintendent's Roundtable: Oct. 2 The next Superintendent's Roundtable will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 2, at 6:30 p.m. in the high school library. If you are interested in attending, please RSVP ...
    Posted Sep 12, 2019, 1:00 PM by Jessica Lester
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JOIN US FOR THE NEXT SUPERINTENDENT'S ROUNDTABLE!
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All residents in the Perkiomen Valley School District are invited to attend a Superintendent's Roundtable discussion. These informal discussions are an effective way for parents and community members to communicate directly with the administration of the Perkiomen Valley School District to share concerns, ideas and suggestions. Dates for the 2019-20 school year include:

Wednesday, Oct. 2
Wednesday, Jan. 29
Thursday, March 26
Wednesday, May 27

Roundtables will be held at the High School, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. If you would like to be a part of a discussion, please contact Jessica Lester at (610) 489-8506, ext. 1142 or jlester@pvsd.org. Please indicate what date you would like to attend and what schools your children attend (if applicable).