8th Grade Center

8TH GRADE CENTER OFFICE TO BE OPEN DURING THE WEEK OF JULY 27TH

The 8th Grade Center office will be open on Monday, July 27, thru Thursday, July 30, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.  Parents and/or students may come in to retrieve locker content, return textbooks and/or library books, pick up a pre-ordered yearbook, purchase one of the limited number of yearbooks still available (cost is $35.00), or to drop off school transfer papers. 

This will be the last time that parents/students may purchase a yearbook for the 2019-20 school year.  Any remaining yearbooks must be returned to the yearbook company.  

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8TH GRADE CENTER HONOR ROLL TRACKER

Please click HERE to access the 8th Grade Center Honor Roll Tracker. Please read all requirements carefully.


Student Attendance

Reminder, on-line learning is now mandatory. Going forward, our on-line learning will count as regular school days. Please call the Attendance Hotline at (610) – 705 - 6002 and use the fourth option from the main menu or email dalle@spring-ford.net if your child is ill and not able to complete their online assignments for the day. This is the same procedure that was previously used throughout the current school year.

East student must login to their individual Google Classroom to log attendance each day. Each day, attendance will be recorded with a posted “Attendance Question of the Day.”

· K-4: Each day the homeroom teachers will create a “question” in the google classroom under classwork. The questions should be labeled – “Attendance Check-In: Question of the Day”

· Grades 5-6: Every day each class (pair of switch teachers) will create a “question” in the google classroom under classwork. The Questions should be labeled – “Attendance Check-In: Question of the Day”

· Grade 7-12: Every day, each class will create a “question” in the google classroom under classwork. The Questions should be labeled – “Attendance Check-In: Question of the Day”

· Attendance can be logged anytime during the day, up until 11:59 PM. Teachers will record student attendance for each class period and the attendance secretary will then record student attendance into Skyward.



8th Grade Center

700 Washington Street, Royersford, PA 19468-2427
Phone: 610-705-6002 Fax: 610-705-6255

Dr. Michael J. Siggins, Principal
Dr. Jennifer Rinehimer, 8
th Grade House Principal

School Hours
Doors Open: 7:30 a.m.
Classes: 8:05 a.m. - 2:41 p.m.
Office: 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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News

Instructional Continuation Plan

Starting Monday, March 30th teachers will be providing new instruction online using Google Classroom with the intent of advancing and moving the curriculum forward. Please know that we understand that this is going to be a transition for families, and we are stressing flexibility for families. Instruction will be asynchronous, which means that families will have flexibility as to when in the day they will complete their work. Please click here to review the Instructional Continuation Plan.

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Bus Status App

Wondering if your child's bus is running late? Download the new "Bus Status" app for iOS and Android to receive bus notifications straight to your phone. The Bus Status app displays up to date bus information for schools and school districts. The app sends out push notifications for cancelled, delayed, or early buses, keeping parents and students updated. Select your bus route as a favorite to receive notifications for special announcements and late bus information. See instructions below to use this new app. Click here to learn more.

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Although schedules will not be ready until August 15, 2019 at 3:00 p.m., we have attached teacher supply lists by subject. Until your child actually meets their teachers, these lists are strictly a guideline for possible supplies.

Click here for English class supplies

Click here for Math class supplies

Click here for Science class supplies

Click here for Social Studies class supplies

Click here for World Language class supplies

Click here for Special Area class supplies
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Dear Parents,

While our office staff hopes that your family has enjoyed the summer vacation, we wanted to remind everyone that the start of your child's 8th grade school year is rapidly approaching. An informational video has been prepared that will hopefully address many of the questions that students and parents may have about the start of the new school year.

The video may be accessed by clicking here.

In addition, we would like to provide some important dates:

  1. Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 3:00 PM is the release of student schedules in Skyward;
  2. Monday, August 19, 2019 from 11:00 AM until 4:00 PM the school building will be open to students and parents for self-guided tours;
  3. Monday, August 26, 2019 is our first student day;
  4. Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 7:00 PM is our annual "Back to School - Meet the Teacher Evening";
  5. Thursday, September 12, 2019 is our student picture day.

Furthermore, students playing football are required to submit athletic registration forms by Monday, August 12, 2019; students participating in any other fall sport are required to submit their athletic registration forms by Tuesday, August 20, 2019.

We are looking forward to meeting your children and working together to make this a great school year.

Dr. Michael Siggins, Principal

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The Pennsylvania Department of Education just launched the Future Ready PA Index, an online, one-stop shop that provides a clear and easy-to-navigate platform for viewing information on student and school success. The Future Ready PA Index moves beyond focusing solely on standardized test results to evaluate success by using a collection of indicators, which illustrate academic proficiency, college and career readiness, and more. Take a comprehensive look at how our schools are doing in educating and preparing students for success by visiting the new Future Ready PA Index: futurereadypa.org.

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We have been advised by the Royersford Police Department that the parking spaces on Washington Street, from 7th Ave to the Needleworks building (in front of the row homes) are now Permit Parking Only. There is no allowed non-permit time limit. (It used to be 2 hours non-permit). Please do not park there before, during and/or after school.Royersford Police Officers vigilantly enforce this regulation.

It is recommended that parents park in the parking lot between the 8th Grade Center and the 9th Grade Center for afterschool and evening activities.

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Although schedules will not be ready until August 16th at 4:00 p.m., we have attached teacher supply lists by subject. Until your child actually meets their teachers, these lists are strictly a guideline for possible supplies.

Click here for English class supplies.

Click here for Math class supplies.

Click here for Science class supplies.

Click here for Social Studies class supplies.

Click here for World Language class supplies.

Click here for Special Area class supplies.

Read more about CLASS SUPPLY LISTS