No School Reminder: no school for students tomorrow, Wednesday, January 31, 2024. Looking to make dinner easy tomorrow night? Click here for a 5-8 Home & School Association fundraiser at Freddy's!

2024-2025 School Calendar
The 2023-2024 school calendar was approved on Monday, January 22, 2023. This fall, we'll welcome students back to school on August 26, 2024 and wish them farewell on June 6, 2025. The Class of 2025 will cross the commencement stage in McNelly Stadium on June 5, 2025.

Click here for the full calendar.

Spring-Ford SNAP Prom Dress Boutique
The SNAP Prom Dress Boutique will be opening for business soon! Shop a large selection of new and gently worn prom dresses, formal wear, shoes, purses, and jewelry, all at unbeatable prices! SNAP is now accepting donations of gently worn formal/prom dresses, suits, tuxes, shoes, etc. Click here for more information and boutique hours.  

  • February 8, 5:30 to 8 p.m.
  • February 10, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • February 15, 5:30 to 8 p.m.
  • February 22, 5:30 to 8 p.m.
  • February 24, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • March 7, 5:30 to 8 p.m.
  • March 14, 5:30 to 8 p.m.
  • March 21, 5:30 to 8 p.m.
  • March 23, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • April 6, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • April 11, 5:30 to 8 p.m.

Speaker Series: Building Body Positivity in Tweens and Teens
Is your student struggling to feel content in their body? A recent study reports that at age 13, 53% of American girls are "unhappy with their bodies," and this number grows to 78% by the time girls reach seventeen. Although poor body image affects mostly teenage females, males are influenced as well. Join Registered Dietitian Adrianne Delgado as she shares ways for students to feel more content in their bodies, how to improve self-esteem and body image, an introduction to intuitive eating, and the signs for when it's appropriate to seek out additional help.

WHEN: February 13, 2023 at 6:30 p.m. 

LOCATION: Spring-Ford Area High School, Hurda Learning Center or on Zoom

ADDRESS: 350 South Lewis Road, Royersford 

DETAILS: Enter using the Auditorium/Gymnasium Doors

This event is appropriate for students of all ages.

Click here to register.

Stakeholder Input: Title IIA and Title IV
Under the Federal law, Every Student Succeeds Act, Spring-Ford receives annual allocations for Title IIA and Title IV.  Although allocations fluctuate from year to year, Spring-Ford receives approximately $130,000 for Title IIA and $30,000 for Title IV.

Please complete this survey to provide your input on spending opportunities for the 2024-2025 school year for the Federal grants of Title IIA and Title IV.

If you have specific questions related to Spring-Ford, please contact Catherine Gardy, Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Educational Technology, cgard@spring-ford.net or 610-705-6211.

Spring-Ford Tutoring Services
Spring-Ford will offer two types of tutoring for the second semester this year: 

1) Free On-demand Homework Help (1:1; Live; Online; On-Demand): On-demand Homework Help is ideal for students who may be struggling with homework assignments or studying for an assessment and needs extra help. Students will be able to see a live tutor and communicate in real time using a virtual space. No appointment or fee is necessary and can be used for any subject.  Students will also have access to a writing lab and world-language lab. Click here for more information.

Need help? Your student can simply log into their Canvas page, enter your desired course, and click on BRAINFUSE- ON-DEMAND TUTORING on the left navigation bar.

2) 1:1 Learning Loss Tutoring (1:1; Live; Online; Scheduled in Advance): REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR 1:1 LEARNING LOSS TUTORING. This is designed for on-going tutoring with the same tutor on specific topics in which a student is considered to be behind. Students would receive a set of hours to schedule at a time that works best for your family (evenings, weekends, summer etc.). The number of hours offered may be based on the number of requests received. Tutoring will begin mid-February and hours will need to be used by May 31, 2024. Due to high demand, to qualify for this type of tutoring there must be a demonstrated learning need.  1:1 Learning Loss Tutoring is NOT intended for those interested in Enrichment or Accelerating through the curriculum. Out of respect for those who truly need support, we ask that you please adhere to these guidelines. There is no charge to the family for 1:1 Learning Loss Tutoring.

On the form below you will be asked which type of tutoring you are requesting. Descriptions of each type of tutoring is will be provided in that question. Tutoring is being funded through ARP ESSER Learning Loss and ESSER 7% Set Aside Funding. Tutoring would be offered at no charge for the family.

Black History Month Community Resource
Join the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Service's Black History Month of Virtual Events held throughout the month of February. 

Mark your calendars for the month-long long virtual series of free panel discussions:

  • Wednesday, February 7: Blacks/African Americans in the Arts – Visual, Movies & Film
  • Wednesday, February 14: The Influence of Black Music & Dance
  • Wednesday, February 21: African Americans' Hair Art & Fashion
  • On Wednesday, February 28, the Committee will host an in-person event at the Montgomery County Human Services Center to celebrate African Americans' contributions to the arts with music, literature, visual art, and delicious food. Registration is not required to attend. Lunch will be served after the program.

Click here for more information and to register.

Many Thanks, Spring-Ford
Have you observed a Spring-Ford student going the extra mile for a peer? Have you experienced an exceptional exchange with a Spring-Ford employee? Want to send a special "thanks" out to the stranger who paid for your morning coffee? Many Thanks is an unsolicited acknowledgment of anyone in the Spring-Ford community who has demonstrated a caring or sensitive attitude, gone the extra mile, made a special effort to include someone, or simply deserves recognition.

  • To Ms. Cabrera, thanks for always providing engaging speech therapy sessions for my son (BY) and making him feel special. We appreciate all the work you put into his sessions! From, Maggie Y.
  • Ms.Dougherty, many thanks for your extraordinary patience during the recent virtual days. Sitting in the room with my 2nd grader and listening to the challenges some of your students faced, you exhibited tremendous poise in working with them to ensure the class had productive days. From, Rob B.
  • Miss Coath, thanks for being a caring, creative and understanding teacher! From, a thankful parent.
  • Trudi Shuler-Neumann, many thanks for making us substitutes feel so welcome when we arrive at Evans! From, a thankful co-worker.
  • Kate Haberman, many thanks for being a team of one, that does the work of many. From, someone special.

2024 Spring-Ford 5K Run/WalkThis fantastic Friday night 5K and Kids' Fun Run is the perfect way to kick-off your weekend and show your support for the Spring-Ford Educational Foundation. Not only that, but all 5K finishers will receive a unique race medal and everyone who registers for the 5K by April 14 will get the incredible race-themed long-sleeve T-shirt.

  • When: Friday, April 19th at 6:15 pm (Kids fun run) and 6:30 pm (5K Run/Walk)
  • Where: Spring-Ford Area High School, 350 South Lewis Road, Royersford, PA 19468
  • 5K Swag: Unique finishers medal and race-themed long-sleeve T-shirt (while supplies last)
  • 5K Cost: Until April 1st: $22 for students and $28 for adults / After April 1st: $25 for students and $30 for adults
  • The Spring-Ford Educational Foundation 5K benefits the Senior Impact Dinner. Beginning with the Class of 2006, SFASD has honored individuals nominated by graduation seniors who have made an impact on their educational experience. A dinner is held for nominees and the seniors who nominated them to celebrate how each individual has impacted the lives our students. 

Texas Roadhouse Dine Out - This Thursday!
Support Limerick Elementary by getting dinner from Texas Roadhouse in Royersford between 4-10 p.m. on Thursday, February 1st. Just show this flyer on your phone when dining in or picking up take out and a portion of your order total will be donated back to LES.

Save the Date for Brooke's Basket Family Fun Night - This Friday!
It's almost time for Brooke's annual Family Fun Night! Join friends and family on Friday, February 2nd, doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the action starts at 7 p.m. Check out the Brooke H&S Facebook page for more info.

Students Need an Alternative Party Vendor Night - February 9
Save February 9th for an off-site Vendor Event supporting Spring-Ford SNAP! The Vendor Event is held at Friendship Fire Co. and is a fun night for a ladies night out, a date night or even a time to bring your kids for a cheap fun night out! Click here for more information.

Big Game Fundraiser - Deadline Wednesday, February 7th
The teams are set for the big game between Taylor Swift’s Boyfriend and … well, does it even matter? Limerick Home & School is filling blocks before kick off. Use this link for details and to select the block(s) you want.. Note: If asked for a password when selecting a block, the password is LES2024. Questions? Contact LESFundraising1@gmail.com.

SFAHS Girls' Lacrosse Fundraiser - February 12
SFAHS Girls' Lacrosse is hosting a Chipotle Fundraiser on Monday, February 12 from 5-9 p.m.! Use code GMNYJJ6 when ordering online, or show this flyer when ordering in person and 33% of the event sales will be donated to the team.

Limerick Elementary Basket Raffle Admission Tickets Now Available - February 24
Get your tickets for the 2024 Limerick Elementary Raffle before they sell out! The basket raffle will be held on Saturday, February 24th at Limerick Elementary School.

  • We will no longer offer the option to purchase a table of 6. You can purchase as many admission tickets as you want, provide the names for the tickets, and be seated together
  • Please submit the Google Form to purchase your tickets to this year’s event: https://forms.gle/666Mze9DZrfYpNHz6  

If you have any questions, please send an email to basketraffle.les@gmail.com

Mark Your Calendar - Evans Home and School "Lucky to Love the 90s" Night - March 16
Tickets are on sale for the 2024 Evans Elementary "Lucky to Love the 90's" night. The event will be held March 16, 2024 at the 5/6/7 Center Cafeteria, 833 S. Lewis Rd, Royersford, PA. Get your tickets NOW, this event will sell out! Ticket order form can be found here.

SFAHS Baseball Fundraiser - This Saturday!
Join friends and family for the 7th annual Baseball Beef & Beverage on Saturday, February 3, 2024 from 6 to 10 p.m. Your $35 ticket covers a roast beef sandwich buffet, and beverages.

WHEN: Saturday, February 3, 2024 from 6 to 10 p.m.

WHERE: Township Line Hall, 920 Township Line Road, Phoenixville

TICKETS: Order tickets at: sfboosterclub.net/baseball Or Venmo to @megan-wescott – include your name, # of tickets, email and phone

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February 28, 2024

This Weekly Update has information on the Spring Musical, Basketball post-season events, the Spring-Ford Teacher Job Fair, and more!

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February 7, 2024

This Weely Update includes our annual Vex Robotic Competition information, Report Card Reminder, Tutoring Services, and more!

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