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Eighth Grade Parent Orientation

posted Feb 19, 2019, 7:01 AM by Kristi Lainhart

Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 7:00 pm in the High School Auditorium. This is an opportunity for parents to gather information on curriculum and program planning at the High School. Parents will be able to speak with High School Teachers about course offerings for incoming 9th grade students.

Informational Meeting about Advanced Placement (AP) Courses

posted Feb 19, 2019, 7:01 AM by Kristi Lainhart   [ updated Feb 19, 2019, 7:01 AM ]

Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 7:30 pm in the High School Auditorium - For Parents and Students in grades 8-11 who are considering taking an AP Course(s) for the first time next year.

Join Us Feb. 27 for Discussion on "Marijuana, the Developing Brain, and Behavior"

posted Feb 13, 2019, 7:33 AM by Jessica Lester   [ updated Feb 13, 2019, 7:33 AM ]

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Perkiomen Valley School District is proud to partner once again with Be A Part of the Conversation to bring in speaker Dr. Matt Bellace to talk about "Marijuana, the Developing Brain, and Behavior" on Wednesday, Feb. 27, at 6:30 p.m. in the high school library. To register for this free event, please click here: https://mattbellace.eventbrite.com

More young people these days believe “weed is like salad.” This funny, but sadly inaccurate, statement is consistent with data showing that young people have a lower perception of risk when it comes to regular marijuana use (Monitoring the Future Survey, 2016). This perception is only strengthened by the legalization of marijuana in several states, the proliferation of marijuana as “medicine,” and the promotion of marijuana through pop culture. Given this situation, what chance does any adult have to convince a teenager that, “weed is definitely not salad”? The Feb. 27th program is intended for parents, educators and other adults who care about marijuana's impact on young people. Dr. Bellace, a clinical neuropsychologist and professional youth speaker, will provide insights on how to have an effective conversation with youth on this important topic.

Dr. Bellace will also speak to Perkiomen Valley middle school students the morning of Feb. 27th during in-school assemblies. Please save the date to attend his presentation in the evening so you may further your conversations with your children about marijuana and related issues.

9th Grade Parent Information Night on 1:1 Initiative Rescheduled for March 5

posted Feb 6, 2019, 6:18 AM by Jessica Lester   [ updated Feb 20, 2019, 5:21 AM ]

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Parents/guardians of current ninth-grade students are invited to attend an information night that has been rescheduled for March 5 at 6:30 p.m. in the high school auditorium. The purpose of the evening will be to educate parents/guardians about the rollout of our 1:1 initiative, which will begin with ninth-graders this spring. Starting in March (pending Board approval), we will be giving every ninth-grader a Chromebook to be used for school work. We invite you to attend Feb. 20 to learn more about this exciting step in our “digital transformation.” 

Nominations Sought for 2019 Hall of Fame

posted Jan 24, 2019, 12:04 PM by Jessica Lester   [ updated Jan 24, 2019, 12:05 PM ]

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Do you know someone who has had a lasting impact on the Perkiomen Valley School District community? Please consider nominating him or her for induction into the 2019 Hall of Fame!

Nominations will be accepted online or through the mail. Please submit by April 1, 2019 in order for your candidate to be considered for induction in October 2019.

The Perkiomen Valley School District Hall of Fame was established in 2018 to recognize distinguished alumni, or others, whose outstanding athletic, professional, or civic endeavors have brought honor to Perkiomen Valley School District and serve to inspire future graduates to perform and serve in the same spirit. Learn more by visiting our webpage.

ManuFest offers PV students a career field trip opportunity - March 12, 2019

posted Jan 24, 2019, 8:01 AM by Kristi Lainhart

is an opportunity for our students to participate in a field trip on Tuesday, March 12th to the convention center in Oaks, PA from 9-11AM (buses leaving by 8:15 AM). They will have the opportunity to learn more about exciting career opportunities in the manufacturing and trades fields including design, electrical, engineering, industrial maintenance, machining, mechatronics, HVAC, and more.
Here is a link for more information about the event.  If your child is interested in attending, please do not complete the registration form directly with ManuFest, please have them complete the Google survey that they should have received by email on their pvsd.org account or they can link to the survey here. (We will complete the official ManuFest registration for all of the PVHS students that will attend based on that Google survey.  Students will also need to submit an educational field trip form.) 

2019-20 Instructional Calendar Approved

posted Jan 16, 2019, 10:53 AM by Jessica Lester   [ updated Jan 16, 2019, 10:54 AM ]

The Perkiomen Valley School Board approved the 2019-20 instructional calendar at the Jan. 14th business meeting. The calendar features an Aug. 26, 2019, start for school, and a June 11, 2020, end date.

The calendar for next year is very similar to the current calendar, featuring parent-teacher conferences the week of Thanksgiving (meaning a full week off for students), and a winter break spanning Dec. 23 to Jan. 1.

Half-days have been included throughout the calendar year to accommodate in-service opportunities for professional and support staffs. Spring break will begin April 8 (which is an in-service day for graduation projects) and continue through April 13.

Graduation is planned for June 5, 2020. Three snow days have been built into this calendar. If none or only some of the snow days are used, the last day of school could be earlier than June 11.

Registration Opens for Winter/Early Spring Community Ed Classes

posted Dec 12, 2018, 12:13 PM by Jessica Lester   [ updated Dec 12, 2018, 12:13 PM ]

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Ring in 2019 by starting a new exercise regimen or learning something new through PVSD's Community Education program. Our winter/early spring session is open now. Our brochure will be mailed to homes soon, but if you want to get registered early for some of our upcoming classes, you can access our brochure online and register through our webstore.

Some of the new classes we are offering this session include:
  • Ageless Aerobics for Ages 55+
  • Everybody Can Line Dance
  • Clay Raku Firing 
  • Leveraging LinkedIn
  • Discover the Fun of Cooking
  • Healthcare Solutions
  • Understanding the New Tax Laws
  • Overcoming Panic About Public Speaking
​Of course, we are also offering swim classes (registration will open in February for sessions beginning in March), Behind-the-Wheel instruction, exercise and dance classes, and many other workshops meant to provide meaningful instruction and advice.

We hope you take time to see what PVSD Community Ed has to offer! Be sure to follow us @PVSDCommunityEd on both Facebook and Twitter for regular updates about upcoming classes.

Power Packs Program Information

posted Aug 16, 2018, 12:15 PM by Jessica Lester   [ updated Aug 16, 2018, 12:15 PM ]

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Perkiomen Valley School District is offering nutritious meals and snacks, free of charge, to high school students in need of food during the weekends. Bags of food will be provided to children on the last school day before every weekend. There is no requirement to provide any financial information.

The bags will include:
  • 1 breakfast item for each day 
  • 1 lunch item for each day 
  • 1 snack item for each day 
  • 1 fruit or vegetable for each day 
If your child would benefit from this program, you are encouraged to enroll him/her by completing this form and returning it to your school counselor at the start of the school year. Once your student is enrolled in the Power Packs Program, he/she will receive a bag of food each week throughout the school year or until you no longer need/wish to participate. Your student will pick up the bag from the school counselor or other identified staff member and place the bag immediately in their backpack or locker as part of a confidential system.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact email PowerPacks@pvsd.org or call 610-489-8506.

Parking Information for 2018-19

posted May 16, 2018, 10:03 AM by Kristi Lainhart   [ updated Sep 7, 2018, 11:16 AM ]

We are currently sold out of parking permits for the school year and have started a waiting list.  Please see the Parking Information page for more details about parking on school property and for links to the forms.

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