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K-5 Family Math Night on Nov. 29

posted by Jessica Lester   [ updated ]

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Join us for a fun and informative evening (Nov. 29, 6:30 p.m., PVMS East cafeteria) where the math games and activities will feature a pirate theme! All K-5 parents and currently enrolled K-5 students are invited to participate in this event, which will inform all about Math in Focus, the elementary math curriculum. The evening will include a treasure hunt math activity for both parents and children. Parents will learn more about the Math in Focus philosophy and strategies, while participating in math games with their children. Students will use their math skills to acquire pirate booty and hidden treasures! PV faculty and staff will facilitate activities and discussion. Please RSVP by Nov. 22 so that we can properly staff this event. RSVP: https://goo.gl/forms/HySFhJXoA9fqeKiP2

Student Artwork Sought for Holiday Art Contest

posted Nov 17, 2017, 5:40 AM by Jessica Lester   [ updated Nov 17, 2017, 5:41 AM ]

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Attention PV students: We are looking for your most creative works of art for our annual electronic holiday greeting card, which will be distributed by email and shared on social media in December. This year, we hope you will draw or create something related to this year’s theme of "Winter Wonderland."

We invite students in grades K-12 to submit artwork for consideration by Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017. Artwork may be sent via mail or email. To mail original works, send to the attention of Jessica Lester, Perkiomen Valley School District, 3 Iron Bridge Drive, Collegeville, PA 19426. Affix the label and permission form to your entry.

To email a photo or scanned copy of artwork, please send to jlester@pvsd.org. File sizes of 6 MB or less, please. Include information from the label and permission form in the body of your email.

Here are the rules:
  • The artwork selected will be the pieces that best reflect the theme and are appropriate to disseminate to our community, which celebrates a variety of holidays. 
  • The student’s name and grade should not be in the design.
  • Only one original artwork per student may be submitted.
  • All properly labeled entries will be returned to the student artist. All entries must include the Holiday Greeting Card Art Label and Parent Permission Form. If submissions are emailed, include this info in the body of your email.

PV Cares Holiday Drive Nov. 20-Dec. 8

posted Nov 17, 2017, 5:30 AM by Jessica Lester   [ updated Nov 17, 2017, 5:30 AM ]

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Perkiomen Valley School District is proud to support families in need this holiday season through the second annual PV Cares Holiday Drive, which will be held Nov. 20 through Dec. 8 at each elementary school.

All items are being collected to support the Daily Bread Food Pantry in Collegeville, which serves many PV families during the holiday season. Donations are designated by grade level:

Kindergarten: Clothing and hygiene items (diaper rash ointment, shampoo, lotion) for babies 6 months and under (diapers are only needed in larger sizes, ages 4 and up)

Grade 1: Hats/gloves/mittens for boys and girls

Grade 2: Toys for girls (Polly Pockets, Legos, Hello Kitty, My Little Pony items suggested)

Grade 3: Toys for boys (Legos, wooden train sets, Star Wars, Paw Patrol, Minecraft, Nerf and Vtek items suggested)

Grade 4: Holiday meal fixings (Cranberry sauce, canned vegetables, instant mashed potatoes, boxed/bagged stuffing mix, gravy)

Grade 5: Gifts for teens (movie tickets to Regal Cinema, make-up/bath kits, nail polish kits, hoodies, lounge pants and cologne for boys are suggested)

Donations can be dropped off at school during parent conferences scheduled for Nov. 20 and 21, or they can be sent in with students. We thank you in advance for your generosity this holiday season.

If you are a family who is need of assistance this holiday season, please be sure to contact the Daily Bread Food Pantry with questions.

No School for Students Thanksgiving Week

posted Nov 16, 2017, 1:09 PM by Jessica Lester   [ updated Nov 17, 2017, 6:36 AM ]

Reminder: No school for students Nov. 20-24. Parent/teacher conferences are Nov. 20 & 21. Schools are closed Nov. 22. Schools and offices are closed Nov. 23 & 24 for the Thanksgiving holiday. NOTE: North Montco will be open Nov. 20 & 21 - buses will take PV students to the tech school on these days.

School Board Applicants Sought

posted Nov 14, 2017, 12:38 PM by Jessica Lester   [ updated Nov 17, 2017, 5:37 AM ]

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Perkiomen Valley School District is seeking applicants who would like to serve on the Board of School Directors. The position to be filled has a term that expires on Dec. 2, 2019. If interested, please submit a letter of interest, resume, and signed affidavit by 4 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 20, to the attention of Ms. Laurie Weidner at 3 Iron Bridge Drive, Collegeville, PA, 19426, or via email at lweidner@pvsd.org. The affidavit outlines the eligibility requirements for a Director on the School Board. Please be aware that candidate interviews will occur during a special Board meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 21, at 6:30 p.m. in the high school library for the purpose of filling a vacancy on the School Board due to a resignation. Candidates should also note that the selected candidate will be sworn in and seated at the meeting during which the Board makes its formal appointment.

Substitute Aides Needed

posted Oct 23, 2017, 9:42 AM by Jessica Lester   [ updated Oct 23, 2017, 10:03 AM ]

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Looking to take your involvement with the district to the next level? Work at PVSD as a Substitute Aide! Submit your application as a Substitute Teacher Aide and spend your days providing meaningful service to students and staff in our schools. Although regular availability is preferred, this job provides significant scheduling flexibility from week to week. Apply now online or contact Susan Angel (sangel@pvsd.org) with questions.

Have a Preschool-Aged Child? Sign Up for GetSet4K Texts!

posted Sep 22, 2017, 12:37 PM by Jessica Lester   [ updated Sep 22, 2017, 12:43 PM ]

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If you have an up-and-coming kindergartener or are the parent of a kindergartener already, you might want to begin receiving our helpful GetSet4K messages.

Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, we will send you texts with valuable pointers and information about how to help prepare your child for kindergarten and reinforce their learning.

On Mondays, you will receive facts about childhood literacy. On Wednesdays, you will receive tips about what you can do at home to help children learn to read and identify letters. On Fridays, you will be encouraged to continue helping your child grow with more practice tips.

To receive our texts, please fill out this form and we will add you to our recipient list. 

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