Penn London Elementary
Volunteers Needed!
Parent volunteers are needed to support our beginning writers in Kindergarten.
 
K-5 Elementary Math Parent Information Night
Avon Grove School District is hosting a hands-on, interactive Elementary Math Night for parents and students in grades K-5 on Monday, November 3. 
Student Assessments
Teachers will be sending home student assessments for you to view, sign, and return to school. We want you to see what the students are learning and what the assessments look like. We welcome any questions you may have. The trimesters’ learning targets are posted on the District webpage in the Progress Reports Link on the right side or click here. 
Substitute Nurses

The Avon Grove School District employs a pool of substitute nurses who work on a per-diem, on-call basis. As a substitute nurse for Avon Grove, you may choose which (and how many) days you would like to work and which assignments you would like to accept. You can even specify the school(s) where you’d like to be assigned! We are currently accepting applications from RNs, BSNs, and Certified School Nurses to work with our students during the 2014-2015 school year. Our daily substitute rate is $90.00. After the 20th day, the rate increases to $95 a day.  

Halloween - Fiesta de Halloween
The students can wear their Halloween costumes to come to school on Friday, October 31st. The costumes should follow the following rules: 
Draft Comprehensive Plan Available for Review & Comment
Dr. Margaret Sharp, Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction, presented the draft, five-year Comprehensive Plan to the Board of School Directors at the October 9, 2014, meeting. The presentation provides a top-level overview of the plan, the process to create the plan, a timeline, and next steps. Viewing the presentation is a good first step to understanding the highlights of the plan. The draft Comprehensive Plan is a detailed document prepared using the Pennsylvania Department of Education's formatting template. The plan is open for public review and input from October 10 through November 12, 2014. Please submit comments using the online feedback form. More information and background, including the White Paper and the Influence Maps that were created through the Co-lab process, are available on the District's Strategic Plan Web page. These reports, along with information gained through school climate surveys, focus groups, one-on-one interviews with key stakeholders, and public meetings, were used to develop the draft plan.  
Author Visit: Daryl Cobb
Daryl Cobb will be visiting Penn London on Friday, November 14th! All students, K-2, will enjoy participating in assemblies with Mr. Cobb. Several books are available to purchase. 
Health Officials Provide Information on Respiratory Virus
As you may know as a result of recent media attention, hospitals in some states are reporting more children than usual with severe respiratory illness caused by Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68), and in several states children are developing severe respiratory illness, possibly due to EV-D68.  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. 
M.A.P. Information for Parents
During the weeks of September 22-October 3, 2014, the students will take tests called Measures of Academic Progress (MAP). 
PLE Afternoon Dismissal/Salida de PLE (3:10 PM)
Please note: Due to safety concerns, we have revised our pick up line procedures.  Please click "read more" for further details. 
Parent Information Letter: RtII
Avon Grove School District implements a four-tiered approach to instruction known as Response to Instruction & Intervention (RtII).  Please read the parent information letter (English or Spanish) for information about RtII.
 
Bus Pass Information
The following buses are at capacity.  No bus passes will be allowed for these buses:
3 - 9 - 10 - 11 - 16 - 17 - 19 
26 -  27 - 35 - 50 - 52 - 53 
76 - 88 -89 - 90  - 128
 
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