Avon Grove Intermediate School
AGIS Students Win at County and Del-Val Science Fairs
Avon Grove Intermediate School students Alex Bollacker and Paul Clark won an Honorable Mention in the team category at the 2015 Delaware Valley Science Fair held April 2 at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, and several students won in earlier competitions at the regional level.  
April 30 AGHS Principal Search Input Session
As part of the search process to find a new principal to lead Avon Grove High School, school district officials will hold a parent input session on Thursday, April 30, 2015, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the high school library.  
Alexander Appointed Director of Educational Support Services
At the April 23 School Board meeting, the Avon Grove Board of School Directors appointed Mr. Thomas Alexander to the position of Director of Educational Support Services effective July 1, 2015. 
AGIS Band Plays at Blue Rocks Game
The Avon Grove Intermediate School Band played the "Star Spangled Banner" before the Wilmington Blue Rocks minor league baseball game on April 17, and Principal Jeff Detweiler threw out the first pitch.  
Rocky's Reading Challenge
Are you one of the 678 students from AGI who completed Rocky’s Reading Challenge this year? If so, mark the date Thursday, May 14th on your calendar!  
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. 
Supporting Independent Reading
Parents - Are you interested in supporting your child's independent reading at home? Do you need some suggestions to help your child select books at the appropriate reading level? What is the difference between your child's instructional level and independent level? Read more to find the answers to these questions.... 
PSSA Testing
It is time to begin the PSSA spring testing schedule. The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania requires all school districts to administer the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) for English Language Arts, Mathematics, and Science. 
District Seeks Feedback on Options in 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 study is for information purposes and no decisions have been made at this time regarding any of the options outlined in the report. Members of the Avon Grove community are invited to review the study and provide input and feedback regarding the options presented.  
Winter MAP Update for AGIS Families
The Avon Grove School District, with AGIS fully integrated in the process, has always attempted to refine our practices to maximize instructional time in our buildings. Research shows that by spending more time in highly engaging learning activities, student achievement soars.  
Follow AGIS on Twitter
For general information, school announcements, emergency notifications, and more news and highlights from our school, follow Principal Jeff Detweiler on Twitter @AvonGroveIS. 
Limited Bus Passes
We are limited to 4 bus passes per bus per day, and there are ten busses at capacity. 
All Future Volunteers
You need to have all three clearances listed below submitted and approved prior to volunteering. The list explains what specific items needs to be submitted to the school for approval before you may volunteer: 
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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