Weekly Update with Mr. Rizzo
This week, Mr. Rizzo talks about:
- Kindergarten Registration
- Family Time
- Read Across America Week
CLASS OF 2034... Kindergarten registration is open! Children living in the Spring-Ford Area School District who will be five years old by August 30, 2021 are eligible to attend Kindergarten next school year. Click here to learn more.
‘Making American History and Honoring Black Legacies’ Virtual Town Hall
The Montgomery County Community is invited to join a virtual town hall titled “Making American History and Honoring Black Legacies” with several guest panelists, including student(s) representing SFAHS. It is the virtual event will be held Thursday, February 25 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Norristown Area, Methacton, Spring-Ford and Perkiomen Valley high schools, and constituents are invited to leave questions and comments ahead of time through the RSVP page, where participants can also register for the event. Once registered, participants will receive an email containing information and links on how to view the event.
Watch SFAHS Senior on The Voice
Keep your eyes open for Spring-Ford Area High School Senior Kaitlyn Myers who participated in Season 20 of NBC’s The Voice! The show will premiere on March 1 on NBC. Check your local listings for times and channels!
Spring-Ford High School Presents Guys and Dolls Jr.
Spring-Ford Theatre is proud to offer multiple interpretations of the Spring Musical, Guys and Dolls Jr. This year, students were divided into three casts each presenting an abridged version of the show. The Theatre Department is proud to offer this musical as an online rental free of charge during its premiere weekend.
Life is one big dice game, and the devil is using loaded dice! The classic musical Guys and Dolls with iconic music by Frank Loesser comes to the Spring-Ford stage. Guys and Dolls centers around the relationships and affairs of gamblers, dancers, and missionaries in 1930’s era New York City as they navigate the law, the dice, and love. Who is willing to take a chance and roll for the whole pot? Check out all three versions to catch your favorite actors and actresses take on the likes of Nathan Detriot, Miss Adeliade, Sarah Brown, Sky Masterson, Harry the Horse, Nicely-nice Johnson, Big Jule, Benny Southstreet, the Hot Box dancers, and the Save a Soul Missionaries.
When: March 5 at 7 p.m. and March 6 at 1 and 7 p.m.
Where: Streaming online, details to follow in the coming days!
Spring-Ford Music Concert Spectacular!
The Spring-Ford Music Department is presenting a series of outdoor shows on Saturday, May 22 from 10 a.m. through about 8 p.m.! Ram Country TV will livestream the entire day so that friends and family can enjoy this day-long Concert Spectacular from anywhere in the world!
Shows will be scheduled group-by-group throughout the day to follow PA Social Distancing and Event Mandates. Musicians have been and will continue to follow the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) guidance including wearing masks, playing while socially distant, and using covers for woodwind and brass instruments. The goal is to highlight student musicians in a safe, outdoor, and socially distanced format. The music department will share more details with musicians and their families, including schedules, audience limitations and social distancing guidelines, in the coming months. Click here for more information.
FID Update for the 2020-2021 School Year
Public schools that submitted an Emergency Instructional Time Template to PDE may use an unlimited number of virtual days in place of FIDs for this school year. Meaning Spring-Ford can move to virtual days as often as we need without making changes to the 2020-2021 school calendar! Spring-Ford will continue the FID program in the 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 school years.
Montgomery County Testing Sites
Montgomery County COVID testing sites are now open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at several locations and have appointments each day. Appointments must be may each morning for same-day testing. Test results are being sent within 48 hours.
The Montgomery County COVID-19 testing sites are by appointment only and are self-administered tests. These sites are outdoors and are subject to closure on short notice due to bad weather. Only same-day appointments are available. Please refer to their website for FAQs and other important information.
Montgomery and Chester County COVID Dashboard Trends: Montgomery and Chester County officials are committed to the health and safety of all of the county residents. The Counties have compiled data pertaining to COVID-19 into easy to use dashboards. On these dashboards, you can explore a collection of maps, data and charts that show the number of cases related to COVID-19. There is also information on age, gender and race. The information only pertains to those individuals that have been verified as county residents and received a positive test.