District News
Lertola "Best of the Class" for AGHS
Senior Matthew Lertola was recognized April 17 as Avon Grove High School's "Best of the Class" at an event hosted by WPVI-TV, 6abc at Temple University's Performing Arts Center. 
Flores Cruz "Best of the Class" from TCHS
Avon Grove High School senior Liliana Flores Cruz was recognized April 17 as the Technical College High School's "Best in the Class" at an event hosted by WPVI-TV, 6abc at Temple University in Philadelphia. 
Kindergarten Registration
Penn London Elementary School’s Kindergarten student screening and in-person registration process is scheduled May 4-7th. To be eligible for kindergarten for the 2015-2016 school year, students must turn 5-years-old on or before September 8, 2015. Please register for an appointment beginning Monday, April 20, on the District and Penn London's Websites.  
Herion Commits to Play Softball at West Chester
Avon Grove High School senior Alyssa Herion signed a national letter of intent April 16 to play Division II softball at West Chester University next year. 
Geis Wins Art Award; Exhibit Open Thru April 18
Avon Grove High School sophomore Madison Geis won an Honorable Mention award for excellence in painting from the Chester County Art Association and Chester County Guild of Craftsman. Her art is on display through April 18 in West Chester.  
Spring Keystone Exams
The Keystone Exams are end-of-course assessments designed to evaluate proficiency in academic content. Beginning with the class of 2017, students must demonstrate proficiency in the Algebra I, the Literature and the Biology Keystone Exams to graduate. Our exam dates are as follows: 
Auto Tech Team Wins Third
The automotive technology team of Matthew Gardner and Edward Anskis, both of whom attend the Technical College High School Pennock’s Bridge, won third place in the 22nd annual Greater Philadelphia Automotive Technology Competition held recently at the Automotive Training Center in Warminster, Pennsylvania. 
Emily Carroll Earns Good Citizen Award
The Chester County chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution recently recognized Avon Grove High School senior Emily Carroll with a Good Citizen Award. 
AG Junior Attends Rotary Youth Leadership Conference
Avon Grove High School junior Camilo Alba attended the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) Conference in March hosted by the Rotary District 7450 in Valley Forge. See the story from The Garage. 
AGIS Hosts Family Literacy Night
Avon Grove Intermediate School's Literacy Committee held a Family Literacy Night for parents and students to strengthen the home-school partnership and provide parents with ideas they can use to promote literacy at home. 
AGHS Students Visit French Embassy
Seventeen Avon Grove High School students, most of whom are studying French IV and AP French V, visited the French Embassy in Washington, D.C., on April 10 with teacher Marie-Laure DeFrate. 
"Once Upon a Mattress" April 16-18 @ AGHS
Avon Grove High School is scheduled to present "Once Upon a Mattress" on Thursday, April 16 at 7 p.m. all tickets $5; Friday, April 17 at 7 p.m., $7 students and senior citizens, $10 adults; and Saturday, April 18 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. , $7 students and senior citizens, $10 adults. The musical is based upon the fairytale, "The Princess and the Pea." 
 
Secondary Math Sequencing Parent Info
Prior to Avon Grove High School's open house for eight-graders and their parents on Feb. 23, Dr. Michael Snopkowski, Director of Secondary Education, shared information about secondary mathematics sequencing with parents of students in grades 5-8. 
Gilbert Architects Presents Districtwide Facilities Study
At the March 4, 2015, Facilities Committee Meeting, representatives from Gilbert Architects Inc. presented the districtwide facilities study they prepared for Avon Grove School District. District administration requested the study to assess the district's existing buildings and to evaluate capital needs. The information in the study will be reviewed and considered as the district develops long-range plans to meet the needs of students. Members of the Avon Grove community are invited to review the study and provide input and feedback.  
AG's Snow Makeup Days
Please note that incorrect information regarding Avon Grove's snow makeup days was published in the April 6, 2015 edition of The Daily Local. The correct information follows: Avon Grove School District schools will be in session for a full day on June 8, a full day on June 9 (cancellation makeup day #1 for the weather-related school closure on Feb. 17), a full day on June 10 (cancellation makeup day #2 for the weather-related school closure on March 2), and a half day on June 11 (cancellation makeup day #3 for weather-related school closure on March 5). 
Board Approves Three-Year Teachers' Contract
The Avon Grove School District Board of School Directors and the Avon Grove Education Association have agreed on a new three-year contract for teachers. 
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Upcoming Events
AGHS Musical 7 pm
Thu Apr 16 2015
to Sat Apr 18 2015
AGHS Musical 2 pm
Sat Apr 18 2015
PSSA Mathematics Assessments Grades 3-8
Mon Apr 20 2015
to Fri Apr 24 2015
AGIS PTA Meeting 7 pm
Tue Apr 21 2015
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