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School Board Work Session, April 6

posted Apr 3, 2020, 12:09 PM by Jessica Lester   [ updated Apr 5, 2020, 9:39 AM ]

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The Perkiomen Valley School District Board of Directors will hold a virtual work session on Monday, April 6, at 6:30 p.m. To join the meeting, please use the link and password below. The meeting will be recorded and later posted on the website. If you require reasonable accommodations to access these meetings due to a disability, please contact Superintendent Dr. Barbara Russell at brussell@pvsd.org or (610) 489-8506, ext. 1101 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting with a request for such accommodations. The agenda will be posted in BoardDocs on April 4.

If you would like to submit public comment in advance of the meeting, you can send your comment(s) to virtualboardmeeting@pvsd.org. Please include your name and municipality or building assignment with your comment. The Board secretary will share all comments with the Board and make them available to the public.

If you join the meeting, you can submit comments using the Q&A feature in Zoom.

Please click the link below to join the webinar:
Password: pvsd

Or iPhone one-tap :
US: +13126266799,,688036264# or +16465588656,,688036264#
Or Telephone:
Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: +1 312 626 6799 or +1 646 558 8656 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 9128
Webinar ID: 688 036 264
International numbers available: https://zoom.us/u/acOGTCz0C0

"Navigating Through Our First Virtual Voyage" Recording/Presentation

posted Mar 31, 2020, 5:46 AM by Jessica Lester   [ updated Apr 2, 2020, 9:22 AM ]

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In case you missed Superintendent Dr. Barbara Russell's Facebook Live discussion about "Navigating our First Virtual Voyage", please view the discussion and an accompanying presentation below. 

Navigating Through Our First Virtual Voyage


Message from Schwenksville Elementary Principal

posted Mar 29, 2020, 7:40 PM by Walter Silver   [ updated Mar 29, 2020, 7:43 PM ]

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Dear Families,
I hope this Sunday night finds you relaxing or enjoying time with your families.  When our children look back on this time, I am certain they will remember the bonus time they have will all of you fondly.  What an unexpected treasure as our children grow up so quickly. 

I have prepared a short video for you in an effort to help explain our shift to expected attendance in our "Virtual Voyage" this coming week.  In addition, I am including the slide presentation in which you can find links to this important information. 

Video to families 3.29.30

Virtual Voyage Slide Presentation

Stay healthy, well and be happy.  If at any time you need support, please do not hesitate to let your child's counselor or me know.  (Food continues to be available in our bus loop from 9-11am on Monday & Wednesday should your family need it.  No questions asked, and all are welcome.)

Dr. Barbara Powers

Coronavirus Shutdown Communication/Information

posted Mar 27, 2020, 11:04 AM by Jessica Lester   [ updated Apr 1, 2020, 11:07 AM ]

Miss a message that we sent out about the school shutdown? No worries - we have posted all of the email communications sent out in chronological order on a webpage dedicated to the coronavirus pandemic and related topics. Please check this page frequently for updates to make sure you haven't missed anything. You may also check our Facebook(@PerkValleySchools)/Twitter (@PV_Schools) accounts for updates and information.

Not getting our emails? Check your spam/junk folders and mark any communication from pvsd.org as safe. If you don't see any messages in your spam folder or your regular inbox, make sure that your email address is correct in Home Access Center. Click here for instructions on how to update email addresses in HAC. If your contact information is correct, our messages aren't in spam, and you're still not getting our emails, it's possible your email provider may be blocking emails that come from pvsd.org. Contact your email provider to learn how to "whitelist" emails from pvsd.org. If these steps don't work, please reach out to Jessica Lester, Manager of School & Community Engagement, for assistance at: jlester@pvsd.org

A Video Message from Schwenksville Elementary School Staff

posted Mar 25, 2020, 4:35 PM by Walter Silver

Image result for heart Here is a video message to all Schwenksville students and families from the staff of our school.  We all hope to be back together soon.
Take care and stay healthy- we miss you!
Click here to view the video.

Accessing Online Resources for Families and Students

posted Mar 12, 2020, 1:13 PM by Walter Silver   [ updated Mar 19, 2020, 7:15 AM by Jessica Lester ]

dad and child
Please visit the Resources for Schwenksville Families and Resources for Students sections of this website for links to educational sites, directions for students wanting to access online programs through Classlink (ExactPath, Reading Eggs, Mathseeds, etc.). You may also visit the newly created district webpage for learning enhancements.

Kindergarten Registration Dates Available in March

posted Jan 17, 2020, 8:50 AM by Jessica Lester   [ updated Jan 17, 2020, 8:50 AM ]

kindergarten registration
Have a child who will turn 5 by Sept. 1, or know someone who does? Please spread the word that kindergarten registration appointments will be held in March. Call your child's school to make an appointment. Here are the dates and phone numbers for each school:

Evergreen Elementary School
(610) 409-9751
March 16, 18, 19 and 20

Schwenksville Elementary School
(484) 961-7064
March 23-26

Skippack Elementary School
(610) 409-6060
March 9-12

South Elementary School
(610) 489-2991
March 30-31 and April 1-2

Visit our webpage for the registration packet and more information.

School Board Approves 2020-21 Calendar

posted Jan 14, 2020, 8:46 AM by Jessica Lester   [ updated Jan 14, 2020, 8:46 AM ]

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The 2020-21 instructional calendar was approved at the Jan. 13, 2020 School Board meeting and features a pre-Labor Day start to school and several half-days for in-service. The 2020-21 school year will begin on Monday, Aug. 31, 2020. The last day of school, if all three built-in snow days are used, will be Thursday, June 17, 2020. To view more information about the calendar development process and download a PDF, visit our webpage.

Hotspots Available for Families in Need

posted Dec 16, 2019, 10:45 AM by Jessica Lester   [ updated Dec 16, 2019, 10:45 AM ]

digital devices
We are pleased to offer free hotspots to families without internet access in the home as a way to support anywhere/anytime learning. Through a generous donation, we are making hotspots available to families so that all students can take advantage of the anywhere/anytime learning model.

A hotspot is a handheld device that provides wireless network connection to other devices (such as a phone, computer or Chromebook). Free hotspots will be given to families based on income and/or need, and availability of devices (limited quantities are available).

Want to learn more? Please visit our webpage for more information or call your child's school.

District Begins "Rally for the Valley" Capital Campaign

posted Oct 21, 2019, 6:33 AM by Jessica Lester   [ updated Oct 21, 2019, 6:33 AM ]

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The district is beginning a capital campaign to improve student experiences and level the playing field called "Rally for the Valley." The intent is to raise money to offset costs for proposed athletic field improvement projects, such as the installation of synthetic turf at Thomas J. Keenan Stadium, construction of a synthetic turf multi-purpose field at the site of our current baseball field, and construction of two, multi-purpose synthetic turf fields behind the high school. To learn more about these projects and how you can support the effort, please visit our webpages for more information.

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