Weekly Update: Reminders, Updates + More
Erin Crew

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REMINDER: No School August 30, 2019 and September 2, 2019. Enjoy the long weekend!


Parking Update the Spring-Ford School Police
Moving forward, there should be no parking on any field access roads including access roads to McNelly Stadium. In addition, there should be no parking within McNelly Stadium for members of the band or band volunteers, coaches, or athletes. The only exception includes the RCTV Mobile Production Trailer, Maintenance and Operations Department, and Spring-Ford School Police. As well, there should be no parking under the new High School Expansion Overhang. Please keep in mind that parking is never allowed in marked Fire Lanes or Bus Lanes.

Violation of these parking rules can include code of conduct, traffic citation, vehicle booting and possible towing from the property.


Parent Speaker Series: Media, Messaging and Youth
Michael Blanche, MSS, LCSW, a counselor specializing in adolescents and young adults, will discuss ways that our kids are being impacted by social media, the “misinformation highway,” the access to substances online, and more.

Well known for his insights about the real-world challenges facing adolescents and young adults, Mike will help us to navigate the over-exposure to media and technology, as well as encouraging a healthy balance.

WHEN: Wednesay, November 7 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
WHERE: Spring-Ford Area High School
RSVP: Click here to register for this FREE event


Golden Ram Award Winners
SFASD was pleased to announce the third annual Golden Ram Award winners at the district's annual Convocation! The Golden Ram Award identified and recognized Spring-Ford staff members' outstanding performance and commitment to education. Golden Ram Award recipients demonstrated an attitude of excellence, teamwork, and went "above and beyond" the expectations of their job duties. All staff members who were full-time or part-time employees, with one or more years of service, were eligible to be nominated by a co-worker, supervisor or someone from another department. Congratulations to:

Click the links above to watch a short video featuring our three winners.


Free & Reduced Lunch Program
Children need healthy meals to learn. Spring-Ford Area School District offers healthy meals every school day. Lunch costs $2.95, in our Elementary Schools (Grades 1-4) and $3.15 in our Intermediate/Middle School, 8th Grade Center, 9th Grade Center and the Senior High School.

Your child(ren) may qualify for free meals or for reduced price meals. Reduced price is $.40 for lunch. This packet includes an application for free or reduced price meal benefits, and a set of detailed instructions. Click here for more information about the Free or Reduced Lunch program.

Please note, even if your application was approved last year, your application is only good for that school year and for the first few days of this school year. You must send in a new application by October 2019. If your application is not received by that date, your child(rens) payment status will revert back to Paid, and you will be responsible for any charges incurred until you re-apply.

Click here to learn more.

In addition, families who qualify for Free and Reduced Program can also qualify for the Comcast Internet Essentials program. Internet Essentials brings affordable, high-speed Internet to your home so you can have greater access to homework, job opportunities, healthcare and benefits, higher education resources and more. Click here to learn more about the Internet Essentials program.

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