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PV Power Packs/Summer Meal Options for Children

posted by Jessica Lester   [ updated ]

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Resources are available for families who need to find free meals for their children this summer. Nutritious meals and snacks are being offered free to children in need through the PV Power Packs program. Bags of food will be available throughout the summer and can be picked up at the District Office (3 Iron Bridge Drive in Collegeville) or Schwenksville Elementary School (55 Second Street in Schwenksville) on Mondays throughout the summer during regular business hours. Bags will include one breakfast item, one lunch item, one snack, and one fruit or vegetable for each day of the week. If your child would benefit from this program, please complete this form and bring it with you when you pick up your food. 

In addition, there are other options for assistance through the state/federal government: 

  • Call 211
  • Call 1.866.3Hungry or 1.877.8Hambre
  • Text "MealPA" to 877877
  • Visit: www.fns.usda.gov/summerfoodrocks
  • Use Rangeapp.org on your smartphone to locate sites
Want to donate or volunteer? 

Donations of non-perishable food are being accepted for the PV Power Packs program at Schwenksville and Skippack Elementary Schools, as well as Perkiomen Valley High School and the District Office. Items may be dropped off during summer business hours. If you would prefer to donate money, please make a check payable to PVSD with the words "Power Packs" in the memo line. Checks may be dropped off at the same locations where food donations are being accepted.
 
If you are a member of the community who would like to volunteer for the PV Power Packs program, please send an email to powerpacks@pvsd.org.

PV Partners for Equity & Inclusion Meeting, June 25

posted by Jessica Lester   [ updated ]

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Superintendent Dr. Barbara Russell will be hosting the first PV Partners for Equity & Inclusion meeting on Monday, June 25, at 6:30 p.m. in the high school library. The purpose of this group is to cultivate a more inclusive environment in our schools. Please join us for an introduction to this new initiative.

Summer Reading Information Now Available

posted May 29, 2018, 11:55 AM by Jessica Lester   [ updated May 29, 2018, 11:55 AM ]

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Perkiomen Valley School District's Summer Reading guidelines have been posted and can be accessed online, where you can view our goals; assignments and lists for elementary, middle, and high school students; the research examining why summer reading is so important; and a video about PV's summer reading experience.

Parents and guardians are an integral part of a child’s reading process and success, so please encourage your student(s) to practice active, meaningful reading and talk with them about the texts they select. Thanks, and happy reading!

2018 Immunization Requirements

posted May 9, 2018, 11:33 AM by Jessica Lester   [ updated May 9, 2018, 11:33 AM ]

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Before the summer gets away from you, please take a moment to review the 2018 school vaccination requirements. If you have your child scheduled for his or her annual check-up, please be sure to talk with your doctor about what's needed for the coming school year. Click here for the requirements by grade level.

Message from Dr. Powers to Schwenksville Families

posted May 4, 2018, 11:46 AM by Walter Silver   [ updated May 4, 2018, 11:48 AM ]

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May 2018: Click on this link to view a message from Dr. Powers, Principal of Schwenksville Elementary.

Spring/Summer Community Ed Brochure Now Available

posted Mar 7, 2018, 7:53 AM by Jessica Lester   [ updated Mar 7, 2018, 7:53 AM ]

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We are excited to open registration for the Spring/Summer 2018 session of Community Education! Please take a look at our brochure for exciting ways to stay active this spring and summer. We're offering a variety of new classes - a multimedia art class for children, Learn the Philly Bop (dance), Strategies for Re-Entering the Workforce, and lots of summer options for children (Young Engineers Program, Scratch/Robotics, Lego camps, Suzuki POP! and Musical Theatre Camp, to name a few). In addition, we have swimming, tennis, yoga and a variety of educational workshops for adults. You can register online through our webstore - a 2.49% service fee is applied. Please also be sure to like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter to receive updates about upcoming courses. 

Kindergarten, Here I Come! Activities to do with your preschooler!

posted Feb 14, 2018, 8:48 AM by Walter Silver

Now that you are scheduled to register your child for Kindergarten, what can you do to help prepare them for their first day? Click on this link, Kindergarten, Here I Come! Activities to do with your preschooler!, to view a booklet that provides activities to do with your preschooler to help them prepare for Kindergarten.

Substitute Aides Needed

posted Oct 23, 2017, 10:06 AM by Jessica Lester   [ updated Oct 23, 2017, 10:07 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, 12:41 PM by Jessica Lester   [ updated Sep 22, 2017, 12:41 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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