Weekly Update: October 11, 2019
Erin Crew

Weekly Update: no school reminder, Town Hall Meeting and upcoming events.

REMINDER: No school on Monday, October 14, 2019

Spring-Ford Homecoming Parade, Picnic and Game
A festive weekend is in store for Spring-Ford students, families, alumni and community members who attend this year’s Homecoming celebration. 

Saturday, October 12, 2019: Spring-Ford students will continue a longstanding tradition of parading through the streets of downtown Royersford starting at 12 p.m. Main Street will be closed to traffic during the parade. Click here for a parade route map. 

The parade will feature the talents of Spring-Ford’s award-winning Golden Ram Marching Band, the chorus and the Spring-Ford Middle School Band, and will include various high school clubs. Athletic team members, School Board members, local dignitaries, local fire companies and the Rowdy Ram will all make appearances. 

The parade will end with a community picnic, provided by the Spring-Ford Educators Association (SFEA). 

Finally, join fellow Ram fans as Spring-Ford Area High School's football team takes on Owen J. Roberts High School at 2 p.m. in Coach McNelly stadium. Gates will open at 12:30 p.m. for pre-game festivities that will include musical performances, as well as the introduction of the Homecoming Court. Spring-Ford’s Homecoming Queen will be announced at halftime. 

Click here for more information.

Spring-Ford Town Hall Meeting
Curious how you might be impacted by a change in school start times? The Spring-Ford Area School District is hosting a Town Hall Meeting to provide a State of the District update for the community. Learn how Spring-Ford is addressing topics such as the vaping epidemic, school start times, student safety, and more. The gathering will take place on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 7 p.m. in the Spring-Ford Area High School auditorium. All parents, faculty/staff, and community members are welcomed and encouraged to attend.

The Town Hall meeting will include brief presentations from the Superintendent, Director of Curriculum, and Spring-Ford School Police Department. The intent of this gathering is for the district to share a current State of the District, discuss student safety, school start times, and take feedback from the Spring-Ford community.

WHEN: Thursday, October 24, 2019
WHERE: Spring-Ford Area High School, 350 South Lewis Road, Royersford
RSVP: Click here to RSVP

Making Safe Choices: Tips from Spring-Ford School Police Officers
Have you talked to your child about making safe choices before and after large events like dances, sporting events, and other celebrations? Click here to watch a Spotlight Video from RCTV and Spring-Ford School Police Officers as they review talking points and tips for parents. 

Parent Speaker Series: Anxiety Discussion – Grades 5 through 8
Parents and students, please join us on Wednesday, October 23rd at 6:30 p.m. in the 8th Grade Center Auditorium for a candid discussion about anxiety. Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Renee McClure is a therapist, life coach, educator, and speaker with over 20 years of experience working with teens and adults on how to effectively manage their anxiety and build resilience and confidence as they embark on major transitions in their life. 

We hope you can join us on October 23rd as we address your concerns, and offer insightful and practical strategies to help your student navigate the stressors of life and manage their anxiety, so you don’t have to.This event is geared towards Grades 5-8, but is appropriate for anyone to attend. Seating is limited. 

WHEN: Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: 8th Grade Center, 700 Washington Street, Royersford
RSVP: Click here to RSVP, space is limited

Parent Speaker Series: ALICE Night
The Spring-Ford Area School District, in conjunction with the Spring-Ford School Police Department, invites all parents to an ALICE Parent Information. Parents will learn about the ALICE Training Program, review the book "I'm Not Scared... I'm Prepared" and ask questions. This event is geared towards parents only. ALICE is an acronym for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter and Evacuate.

WHEN: Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: Spring-Ford Area High School
RSVP: Click here to RSVP

SFASD Math + Literacy Night
Are you ready to “fall” into fun!? Join us for Spring-Ford Family Math and Literacy Night on Monday, November 4, 2019. Students in grades K-6, along with their parents, will have fun at this open-house style event:

  • Visit any station in any order you choose
  • Participate in hands-on activities
  • Raffles and Prizes will be available 
  • Admission is FREE, but attendees are encouraged to bring a canned good. 

Spring-Ford Family Math and Literacy Night is hosted by the SFASD Curriculum and Instruction team, and will have many teachers to support student and family learning.

WHEN: Monday, November 4, 2019
WHERE: Upper Providence Elementary School, 833 South Lewis Road
RSVP: Click here to register

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