District News
Flu Shots at AGHS Oct. 7
The Chester County Health Department School Flu Vaccine Program is coming to Avon Grove High School on Oct. 7, 2014. Students, families and staff are welcome. Follow this link to securely register online. English Registration. Espanol Registro. Online registration is required for Avon Grove school staff. Online registration is preferred for students and families, but paper consent forms will be available the day of the clinic for same day registration. Flu vaccines protect you, your family and your school community. Additional flu vaccination information is available here.  
Two 2015 National Merit Semifinalists from AGHS

                   
Tyler Mebane                               Vikram Sundar

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced Sept. 10 that Tyler Mebane and Vikram Sundar, seniors from Avon Grove High School, were named Semifinalists in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program for scoring in the top 1 percent of students who took the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) in 2013. Of the 1.6 million juniors who took the PSAT in 2013, Mebane and Sundar are among the elite group of 16,000 students named Semifinalists. Finalists will be notified in February, and the NMSC will announce scholarship winners beginning in April and ending in July.
 
Avon Grove Makes Top 50 in State
The Pittsburgh Business Times ranked Avon Grove School District among the top 50 public school districts in the Commonwealth based on three years of results from the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) standardized testing.  
AG Uses BoardDocs to Streamline Meeting Prep and Process
The Avon Grove School District Board of School Directors is now using the BoardDocs cloud-based system to help manage both meeting preparation and governance of all School Board meetings, including committee meetings. 
National Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 15-Oct. 15
National Hispanic Heritage Month is September 15 - October 15. The roots of the celebration go back to 1968. Activities and events are held nationwide to recognize contributions of Latino Americans to the United States and to celebrate Latino heritage and culture. September 15 was chosen as the start date because it marks the anniversary of the independence of five Latin American countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. Mexico, Chile and Belize also celebrate their independence days during this period and Columbus Day is October 12.  
RFP for AGSD Facilities Study
Avon Grove School District invites professional firms to submit proposals for the Facilities Study services in the Request for Proposal provided. The response deadline is October 3, 2014 at noon. See the RFP for additional details, along with the First Addendum to Requests for Clarification and the Second Addendum to Requests for Clarification. 
Student Accident Insurance Available
As in years past, parents/guardians have the option of purchasing additional accident insurance for students. See the 2014-2015 Voluntary Student Accident Insurance Brochure more details and an application form. Completed forms should be sent directly to AMA for processing.  
2014-2015 Free & Reduced Price Meals

Pennsylvania Department of Education, Division of Food and Nutrition has announced an upgrade to streamline the process of student eligibility determination.
 
AGSD's Strategic Planning White Paper Issued
The discovery phase of Avon Grove School District's strategic planning process is completed, and a White Paper that highlights the perceptions gathered through school climate surveys, public forums, and one-on-one interviews with stakeholders, as well as insights from analyses of school and student performance data, was presented to the Board of School Directors on June 12. 
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Upcoming Events
AGHS Picture Day
Mon Sep 22 2014
to Tue Sep 23 2014
AGIS PTA Meeting 7 pm
Tue Sep 23 2014
AGIS Fall Picture Day
Wed Sep 24 2014
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