Avon Grove High School
Health Officials Provide Information on Respiratory Virus
As you may know as a result of recent media attention, hospitals in Missouri and Illinois are reporting more children than usual with severe respiratory illness caused by Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68), and in several other states children are developing severe respiratory illness, possibly due to EV-D68. While there are no confirmed cases in Pennsylvania at this time, the Chester County Health Department has provided us with information on the background of EV-D68 and the recommended prevention measures to limit the potential spread of the virus. 
Newsweek Magazine Ranks AGHS as a “Top American High School’
Newsweek Magazine, released their annual listing of "America’s Top High Schools for 2014," and they have ranked Avon Grove High School 172 out of a possible 14,000 schools considered. 
Yearbook Pre-order
Pre-order your 2014-2015 Avon Grove High School Yearbook by November 15 for $65.00. You can reserve a copy and pay the lowest price of the year by visiting this link: http://store.sscyearbooks.com/category/22-avon-grove-high-school.aspx 
AGHS Parent Action Committee

The Avon Grove High School Parent Action Committee will be holding their first meeting on Wednesday, September 17th at 7:00 p.m. in the cafeteria.

 
AGHS PAC Spirit Wear and Blankets
If you are interested in purchasing an Avon Grove spirit jersey or blanket and haven't gotten one already, please email Leslie Erb-Wallace at aghighschoolpac@gmail.com for an order form or attend our Parent Action Committee meeting on Wednesday night and place your order there. 
An Online Newspaper, "The Daily Beast", ranks AGHS as a "Top High School" in America
The Daily Beast, a highly-regarded online newspaper, released their annual listing of "America's Best High Schools," and Avon Grove High School has been ranked 466.
Congratulations to the high school community!
 
Student Drop Off and Pick Up
To ease congestion in front of the school and on State and School House Roads, parents are reminded that in the morning, students are not to be dropped off in front of the school or in the back faculty parking lot. Student drop off is at the entrance to the 200 wing and cafeteria which is adjacent to the student parking lot.  
Bus Passes

Students requesting transportation home on a bus other than their assigned bus will not be provided a bus pass until after September 15, 2014. After this date, bus passes will be provided for buses that are not already at full capacity. The list of excluded buses will be available on September 15th.

 
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.  
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. 
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. 
PowerSchool
Avon Grove High School uses this internet-based tool to help parents stay abreast of the grades of their children and facilitate communication among parents, students, teachers, and administrators. PowerSchool gives parents access to real-time information including attendance, grades, detailed assignment descriptions, school bulletins and more. 
Upcoming Events
AGHS PAC Meeting
Wed Sep 17 2014
Constitution Day
Wed Sep 17 2014
AGHS Picture Day
Mon Sep 22 2014
to Tue Sep 23 2014
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