SPOTLIGHT STORY - Indian Corn Project
Thanks to a Salford Hills family, buddy classes Room 41 and Room 21 had the opportunity to do a cool project with Indian corn. The family brought in over 300 ears of Indian corn grown on his family's farm. Students selected 4 ears of Indian corn. They pulled back the husks and were surprised by the many different colors and patterns they found. Then they tied the ears together to make a perfect decoration for fall.
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SPOTLIGHT VIDEO - Souderton's Got Class: National Day on Writing
Franconia students and teachers celebrated the National Day on Writing sponsored by NCTE (National Council of Teachers of English) and the National Writing Project on October 20th. Each classroom was encouraged to think of a way to support the "Write My Community project". Students were given the opportunity to respond, in writing, to something in either his/her school, local or state community.
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From Frank T. Gallagher, Superintendent of Schools
In Souderton, we have always believed that a child’s and school’s performance must be rated using multiple measures. By looking at a variety of performance measures throughout the year, the district is able to continually refine and improve its academic programs.
In early November, the Pennsylvania Department of Education is expected to release the Pennsylvania School Performance Profile scores, which provide an academic performance score for each public school in the state. The public will be able to access these scores on the Department’s Web site at: www.paschoolperformance.org. The profile was created to meet No Child Left Behind reporting requirements and to...Read full message from Superintendent's Corner.