Spring Break Reminder
REMINDER: Spring Break is next week! Students will report Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, then kick off Spring Break on Thursday, March 28th and will return on Tuesday, April 2nd.

The 3rd quarter ends on Wednesday, March 27th. Report cards will be available via Skyward by 4 p.m. on Friday, April 12th.

CLOSING TODAY! K-4 Report Card Review Input for Families
As we are always considering improving processes and family experience, we are gathering input regarding our K-4 report cards.

We are considering a move to standards based reporting occurring every 12 weeks of instruction.  This change would allow more time between periods to assess the progress of students towards end of year standards.  Additionally, we are seeking ways to improve the ways in which standards mastery is shared.  We are seeking family input in order to understand how best to communicate student progress.  Please consider the current report card timing and current report card design and if you would like to provide input, complete the survey linked here by Monday, March 18th.

If you have any questions, please contact Catie Gardy, Director of Curriculum and Instruction, (cgard@spring-ford.net) or Brianna Angelucci, Elementary Curriculum Supervisor, (bange@spring-ford.net).

PIAA Girls Basketball State Championships
The Spring-Ford Girls Basketball Team is STATEBOUND! Exciting news, Spring-Ford community! Our phenomenal Girls Basketball Team has punched their ticket to the PIAA State Championship! After an incredible season filled with hard work, determination, and sheer talent, they're ready to make history once again!

  • JOIN SFAHS LIVE: The State Championship game is set for Friday, March 22, 6 p.m., at GIANT Center in Hershey. Let's rally behind our amazing athletes and show them the unwavering support they deserve! Wear your blue and gold proudly as we cheer on our Rams to victory! Click here for a link to Tickets (SFAHS is the HOME team when selecting your tickets).
  • FAN BUS: Spring-Ford will provide fan busses for students in grades 9-12 and community members who would like to travel to Hershey for the 6 PM Friday night game. Please get in touch with Paula Weiss I the Athletic Department at Pweis@Spring-Ford.net or 610 705-6030. The bus will leave at 3:45 p.m. Let's bring home that championship trophy, Rams!
  • LIVESTREAMING: RCTV will not be livestreaming the game. There are two options to stream from NFHS and PCN, which may require a subscription to watch. As always, please DO NOT click any links in the comments and use caution when selecting a streaming platform.
    • NFHS Network will be livestreaming each final game.
    • PCN will also be broadcasting each of the finals on local cable. All games are also streamed on the PCN App for those without cable. Information on the broadcasts and streaming are available.

Kindergarten Registration is OPEN!
Welcome, Class of 2037! Registration is opening for incoming Kindergarten and new 1st-grade students! Children living in the Spring-Ford Area School District who will be five years old by August 31, 2024 are eligible to attend school in 2024-2025.

Families registering for Kindergarten will be the first to use Spring-Ford's new online registration system. Returning SFASD families who have already registered at least one student in Spring-Ford and already have a Spring-Ford Skyward account can log into Skyward to start the Kindergarten Registration process.

RETURNING FAMILIES ONLY:

  1. Click here to review the required and requested documents before starting the registration process.
  2. Log into your existing Skyward account to start the New Student Registration process.
  3. From the left navigation panel click on New Student Registration.
  4. You will be directed to the registration form.
  5. Only F1/G1 can register through Family Access not F1/G2. If you need assistance please contact your child's sending school or the Registration Office.
  6. Once your application is submitted, you will be contacted by your school or our registration department.

Families are new to Spring-Ford should click here to learn more about registering online.

Rock Your Socks Day
March 21st is World Down Syndrome Day and people around the world help raise awareness of what Down syndrome is, what it means to have Down syndrome, and how people with Down syndrome play a vital role in our lives and communities.

Rock Your Socks is a fun, simple way to start conversations that change hearts and minds. You can participate by wearing your most colorful, fun, spunky socks to celebrate all the ways people with Down syndrome brighten our lives.

Join your Spring-Ford friends on March 21st by rocking your socks!

March RAMness 2024
Spring-Ford Area High School offers more than 80 extracurricular clubs and sports, but which YOU select as the 2024 March RAMness Winner!? Click here to select your top 20 extracurriculars, and then check Spring-Ford's Instagram (@SpringFordASD) for bracket updates starting next week. 

TIMELINE

   March 11-13: Complete your brackets! Click here for the customizable 2024 March RAMness Bracket

   March 13-15: First Round Opens for voting on Instagram

   March 16-18: Second Round Opens for voting on Instagram

   March 19: Sweet 16 Opens for voting on Instagram

   March 21: Elite 8 Opens for voting on Instagram

   March 23: Final Four Opens for voting on Instagram

   March 25: Championship Opens for voting on Instagram

   March 27: Winner Announced!

The bracket will be populated with the final 64 extracurriculars by 4 p.m. on March 11th. You'll be able to copy and download your own interactive bracket here on the 11th. 2024 Spring-Ford 5K Run/Walk

Community Event: Autism Fathers Conference
The 2024 Autism Fathers Conference is an engaging safe space where fathers of children with autism are welcome to recognize, acknowledge, and empower one another. Join friends as you exchange personal stories, expert insights, support resources, and more.

 

WHEN: Saturday, April 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHERE: Aspiral School, 6301 N. 2nd St., Philadelphia

DETAILS: This is a CHOP sponsored event.

Click here to learn more and register!

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.  

  • 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.

Unified Track Fundraiser
Unified Track is selling Unified Track Gear! You can buy crewnecks, sweatpants, t-shirts and long sleeves at from BSN Sports with the access code K8vnucJ9LS.

The sale closes March 27, 2024.

Alumni Spotlight: Paul Johnson
Paul Johnson, a graduate of Spring-Ford High School, has embarked on an extraordinary journey to raise awareness about mental health issues by running across America. Johnson has always been passionate about fitness and mental well-being. However, it was his own personal struggles that fueled his determination to make a difference in the lives of others facing similar challenges.

Setting off from the West Coast, Johnson embarked on his epic journey, running mile after mile, through towns big and small, facing physical and mental challenges along the way. As he makes his way across the country, his message resonates with people from all walks of life. Through social media updates, local news coverage, and word-of-mouth, he is inspiring countless individuals to join him in his mission or seek help for their own struggles. Click here to follow his journey, which currently has him running through New Mexico.

Past Weekly Updates

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All Weekly Updates are sent via Skylert. Please send an email to ecrew@spring-ford.net if you are not receiving the Weekly Update via email.

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April 3, 2024

This Weekly Update includes a link to Spring-Ford's livestreaming eclipse coverage, Kindergarten registration, the March RAMness winner, and more!

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March 27, 2024

This Weekly Update has a report card reminder, Eclipse announcement, Kindergarten registration, and so much more!

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March 20, 2024

This Weekly Update includes information for Kindergarten Registration, Spring Break, the PIAA Girls Basketball Championship, and more!

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