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Pennypack September BM CB-H Crooked Billet-Hallowell KV P S HS HHEF JNC Blair Mill Learning Community Keith Valley Pennypack Simmons High School HH Educational Foundation Jarrett Nature Center sunday monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday saturday 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 KV Adult Evening School Registration LABOR DAY First Day of School CB-H Kidstuff Book Sale Starts KV Grade 6 Back-to-School CB-H New Family Orientation DISTRICT CLOSED Night 7PM 9:15AM KV Hatters CARES Day
8 9 10 11 12 13 14 KV Adult Evening School Begins Beginning Band & Strings CB-H Grades 3, 4 & 5 BM Back-to-School Night 7PM CB-H Grades K, 1 & 2 CB-H “Be a Leader” Spirit Day JNC Green-up Day Night @ Simmons 7PM Back-to-School Night 7PM Back-to-School Night 7PM 9AM - Noon HS Back-to-School Night KV Grade 6 Fall Fun Night KV Grade 7 Back-to-School 6:30PM HS HSA Meeting 7PM 7-9PM Night 7PM PP Back-to-School Night S HSA Chairpersons’ 6:30PM Breakfast 9:30AM S Grades K, 1 & 2 Back to School Night 7PM 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 CB-H Fall Picture Day CB-H HSA Meeting 7PM CB-H Run for Education Kick-Off Assembly KV Grade 8 Back-to-School CB-H Summer Readers’ Night 7PM Celebration PP Family Bingo Night 7PM KV Magazine Drive Starts KV HSA Meeting 7PM S HSA Movie Night 7PM School Board Mtg (Adm Bldg) 7PM S Back-to-School Night Grades 3,4, 5 7PM 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 HS Final Senior Portraits 3PM (Auditorium) HS Disney Trip Parent Meeting BM HSA Welcome Back Social 7PM 6:30PM HHEF Girls’ STEAM Kick-Off @KV & HS HS Grades 9 & 10 Picture Day HS Grades 11 & 12 Picture Day (Auditorium) (Auditorium) PP HSA Meeting 7PM S HSA Room Parents’ S Fall Picture Day Breakfast 9:30AM 29 30 HS Wall of Fame Golf Outing AUGUST OCTOBER @ Talamore Country Club S M T W T F S S M T W T F S ROSH HASHANAH 1 2 3 1 2 3 4 5 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 DISTRICT CLOSED 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 27 28 29 30 31 “See Something, Say Something” – HHSD Tip Line Tips@Hatboro–Horsham.org
Simmons October BM CB-H Crooked Billet-Hallowell KV P S HS HHEF JNC Blair Mill Learning Community Keith Valley Pennypack Simmons High School HH Educational Foundation Jarrett Nature Center sunday monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday saturday 1 2 3 4 5 SCHOOLS CLOSED BM HSA Meeting 7PM CB-H Family Hayride HS SAT’s @ HHHS CB-H “Walk This Way” Spirit Day CB-H KidStuff Book Sale Ends KV Fall Picture Day KV Magazine Drive Ends
6 7 8 9 10 11 12 School Board Mtg (Adm Bldg) 7PM PP Fall Picture Day YOM KIPPUR BM Familly Night & Book Fair HS Parent Teacher Conferences HS Hatter for Music Craft Show 6:30–8:30PM 12:45 - 2:45PM 5PM BM | CB-H | PP Title I Information Night DISTRICT CLOSED CB-H Community Book Club S Kindergarten Fall Social JNC Green-up Day 6:30PM 5:30–6:30PM 6:30PM 9AM - Noon CB-H HSA Meeting 7PM EARLY DISMISSAL HS Parent Teacher Conferences STUDENTS 5:30 - 7:30PM Staff Development 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 BM Fall Pictures CB-H Family STEM Night 7PM S HSA Meeting 7PM KV HSA Meeting 7PM HS Fall Post Secondary Fair HS Homecoming Dance (Gym) 7– 10PM KV Girls’ STEAM (Library) 11:30AM PP Trunk or Treat 6PM HS MONTCO Edcamp (1st Flr B Wing) S HSA Walk-a-Thon 7:30AM - Noon 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 S Fall into School Board Mtg (Adm Bldg) 7PM HHEF Laurie Halse Anderson, BM Family STEM Night BM Harvest Bash Halloween HS ACT Testing Author @ HS HS Business Networking Event 6–7:30PM Dance 6:30 - 8:30PM Fitness 7:30AM–9AM HS Robotics HAVOC 5K 8:30AM CB-H Grade K & 1 Reading KV Halloween Dance 7– 9PM Competition Rainbow Night 6PM EARLY DISMISSAL PP Coffee with the Principal STUDENTS 9AM Staff Development 27 28 29 30 31 SEPTEMBER NOVEMBER CB-H Fall Picture Retakes HS Financial Reality Fair S Book Fair 7:30AM S M T W T F S S M T W T F S CB-H Pumpkin Contest Elementary Halloween Parade 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 1 2 and Parties 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 PP Dance-A-Thon 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 29 30 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 “See Something, Say Something” – HHSD Tip Line Tips@Hatboro–Horsham.org
Blair Mill November BM CB-H Crooked Billet-Hallowell KV P S HS HHEF JNC Blair Mill Learning Community Keith Valley Pennypack Simmons High School HH Educational Foundation Jarrett Nature Center sunday monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday saturday OCTOBER DECEMBER 1 2 S M T W T F S S M T W T F S S Book Fair 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 HS Underclass Picture Re-Takes HS Annual “Tip of the Hat” 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 7:30AM (Auditorium) Marching Band Tournament 4PM 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 27 28 29 30 31 29 30 31
3 4 5 6 7 8 9 S Book Fair KV Spirit Week KV Fall Picture Retake Day BM HSA Meeting 7PM CB-H Run for Education JNC Green-up Day HS Area Chambers Meet & 9AM - Noon School Board Mtg (Adm Bldg) 7PM NO SCHOOL FOR Greet 8AM (Library) S STREAM Family Night STUDENTS / Staff 6:30 - 8PM Development HS Regional Student Link Crew Conference HS Class Ring Assembly (during ALL lunches) S Fall Picture Retake Day S STREAM Family Night 6:30-8:PM 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 CB-H Book Fair KV Veteran’s Day Breakfast CB-H Book Fair Family Night BM Family Engagement Night: CB-H Community Book Club CB-H Run for Education RAIN Date 8:30-10:30AM 3:15 –8PM Mindfullness 6:30 - 7:30PM 5:30 - 6:30PM HS Designer Bag Bingo KV Grade 6 Inter-Generational HS Girls’ STEAM (Library) 10AM CB-H HSA Meeting 7PM KV Principal’s Chat and Chew Brunch 9:30AM KV Girls’ STEAM (Library) HS HSA Meeting 7PM 9 - 10AM S Family Breakfast 11:30AM KV Grades 7 & 8 Inter- Grades K, 1, 2 7:30AM S Family Breakfast Grades Generational Brunch 9:30AM 3, 4, 5 7:30AM PP Fall Picture Retakes 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 BM Fall Picture Retakes CB-H Thanksgiving Luncheon BM Family Skate Night HS Feed-a-Friend Bag School Board Mtg (Adm Bldg) 7PM Drop Off KV HSA Meeting 7PM Title I Family Night @PP 6PM 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 BM Pie Fundraiser Pick-up KV Idol 7PM 3:45 - 6PM S HSA Lochel’s Pie Pick-up THANKSGIVING DISTRICT CLOSED EARLY DISMISSAL DISTRICT CLOSED STUDENTS and Staff “See Something, Say Something” – HHSD Tip Line Tips@Hatboro–Horsham.org
Crooked B illet⁄ Hallowell December Learning Community BM CB-H Crooked Billet-Hallowell KV P S HS HHEF JNC Blair Mill Learning Community Keith Valley Pennypack Simmons High School HH Educational Foundation Jarrett Nature Center sunday monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday saturday 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 HS Keystone Exams CB-H Holiday Shop NO SCHOOL FOR PP Holiday Shop HS Basketball Tip Off Classic 3PM STUDENTS Inservice Day Staff BM Holiday Shop CB-H Breakfast with Holiday Friends 8:30 - 11AM (K-8 RECORDS DAY) S Holiday Shop HS Fall Drama 7:30PM HS Breakfast with Santa School Board Mtg (Adm Bldg) 7PM BM HSA Meeting 7PM KV HSA Barnes and Noble Night Fundraiser 5–9PM
8 9 10 11 12 13 14 HS Feed-a-Friend HS Keystone Exams Food Collections KV Musical Theatre Production 7PM (Adm Bldg & S Holiday Shop HS Jazz Band & Choirs HS HSA Staff Holiday Dessert HS Robotics’ Competition Hatboro Pool) Buffet (Library) (Gym) Winter Concert 7PM EARLY DISMISSAL EARLY DISMISSAL KV Musical Theatre Production STUDENTS STUDENTS 1PM and 7PM Staff Development Staff Development 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 HS Orchestra & Concert Band KV Choral Winter Concert 7PM KV Instrumental Band Winter Elementary Holiday Parties Elementary Holiday Winter Concert 7PM Concert 7PM Sing Alongs KV Orchestra Winter Concert School Board Mtg (Adm Bldg) 7PM 7PM EARLY DISMISSAL STUDENTS and STAFF 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 HS 19th Annual Wetzel Wrestling Classic WINTER BREAK WINTER BREAK WINTER BREAK WINTER BREAK WINTER BREAK SCHOOLS CLOSED DISTRICT CLOSED DISTRICT CLOSED SCHOOLS CLOSED SCHOOLS CLOSED 29 30 31 WINTER BREAK WINTER BREAK NOVEMBER JANUARY S M T W T F S S M T W T F S SCHOOLS CLOSED SCHOOLS CLOSED 1 2 1 2 3 4 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 26 27 28 29 30 31 “See Something, Say Something” – HHSD Tip Line Tips@Hatboro–Horsham.org
Keith Valley January BM CB-H Crooked Billet-Hallowell KV P S HS HHEF JNC Blair Mill Learning Community Keith Valley Pennypack Simmons High School HH Educational Foundation Jarrett Nature Center sunday monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday saturday 1 2 3 4 DECEMBER FEBRUARY S M T W T F S S M T W T F S NEW YEAR’S DAY BM HSA Meeting 7PM CB-H New Year Celebration 6:30 - 8:30PM 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 1 DISTRICT CLOSED 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 29 30 31 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
5 6 7 8 9 10 11 HS Keystone Exams CB-H After-School-Fun Registration CB-H After-School-Fun Registration 5th Grade Band and Strings Winter 7-8PM 3:30 - 4:30PM Concert @KV 7PM School Board Mtg (Adm Bldg) 7PM CB-H Community Book Club 5:30 - 6:30PM CB-H HSA Meeting 7PM HS National Art Honor Society Induction Ceremony 6:30PM 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 HS Keystone Exams CB-H After-School-Fun Begins S Discovery Time Registration HS PMEA District Chorus 6–7:30PM KV Girls’ STEAM (Library) PP Acceptance Day S HSA Meeting 7PM 11:30AM 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 PP HSA Meeting 7PM KV HSA Meeting 7PM KV Winter Fun Night 7-9PM HS SOL American League Championships (Tentative) MARTIN LUTHER KING School Board Mtg (Adm Bldg) 7PM S HSA Family Dance 7PM DAY PP Blingo 7PM DISTRICT CLOSED 26 27 28 29 30 31 KV Adult Evening School Registration BM Grades 4 & 5 Trip to Eastern HS Final Exams 9AM HS PMEA District 11 Orchestra Festival SCHOOLS CLOSED S Talent Show Grades 1 & 2 7PM Record Day Grades 9–12 (Inservice K-8) “See Something, Say Something” – HHSD Tip Line Tips@Hatboro–Horsham.org
Robotics February BM CB-H Crooked Billet-Hallowell KV P S HS HHEF JNC Blair Mill Learning Community Keith Valley Pennypack Simmons High School HH Educational Foundation Jarrett Nature Center sunday monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday saturday 1 JANUARY MARCH S M T W T F S S M T W T F S BM Science Fair 9:30 – 11AM 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 26 27 28 29 30 31 29 30 31
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 KV Adult Evening School Begins School Board Mtg (Adm Bldg) 7PM S Discovery Time Begins BM HSA Meeting 7PM CB-H VIP/Daughter Dance 6:30 - 8:30PM CB-H After-School-Fun Ends PP Father/Daughter Dance HS American Math 7PM Competition 10AM S Kindergarten Night Out 7PM HS PMEA District Band 9 10 11 12 CB-H Community Book Club 13 14 15 5:30 - 6:30PM Title I Family Night @ BM 6PM CB-H Family Workshop 6:30 - 8:30PM CB-H HSA Meeting 7PM CB-H Kindergarten Reading S Preschool Open House 6PM Rainbow Night 6PM SCHOOLS CLOSED HS Girl’s STEAM (Library) 10AM Inservice Day Elementary Valentine’s Day Parties HS 2nd Semester Back to School Night 6:30PM KV Valentine’s Day Dance 7-9PM KV Girls’ STEAM (Library) 11:30AM 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 DISTRICT CLOSED School Board Mtg (Adm Bldg) 7PM CB-H Spring Picture Day and KV HSA Meeting 7PM BM Sweetheart Dance HS 5th Annual Princess Grade 5 Group Photo 6:30 – 8:30PM Breakfast 10AM PRESIDENTS’ DAY KV KV Challenge HS Indoor Guard/Percussion 10AM - Midnight Show 4PM PP Family Bowling 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 HS PMEA Region Chorus PP Spring Picture Day HS Robotics Competition S Discovery Time Ends “See Something, Say Something” – HHSD Tip Line Tips@Hatboro–Horsham.org
Music in Our Schools March BM CB-H Crooked Billet-Hallowell KV P S HS HHEF JNC Blair Mill Learning Community Keith Valley Pennypack Simmons High School HH Educational Foundation Jarrett Nature Center sunday monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday saturday 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 School Board Mtg (Adm Bldg) 7PM CB-H 500 Weigh-In 6-8PM BM HSA Meeting 7PM CB-H Barnes and Noble HS Robotics’ Family Night Competition HS Red & Black Pool Night @ Simmons HS Red & Black Gym Night 6:30PM
8 9 10 11 12 13 14 KV Book Fair HS PMEA Region Orchestra HS K-12 Music In Our Schools HS HSA Meeting 7PM CB-H Community Book Club Concert 7PM 5:30 - 6:30PM CB-H 500 Weigh-In 7PM JNC Green-up Day 9AM - Noon HS Girls’ STEAM (Library) 10AM CB-H HSA Meeting 7PM KV Shamrocker Dodgeball Tournament 3PM HS All Band Concert Night 7PM S Talent Show Grades 3 & 4 7PM KV Book Fair Family Night 6 - 8PM 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 School Board Mtg (Adm Bldg) 7PM BM Wellness Night CB-H Variety Show 7PM HS Sanck w. Superheroes BM After-School-Fun 6:30 - 7:30PM 11AM Registration 6 - 7:30PM S HSA Family Bingo 7PM KV HSA Meeting 7PM KV Girls’ STEAM (Library) EARLY DISMISSAL 11:30AM STUDENTS Staff Development 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 HS PMEA Region Band CB-H Family Bingo Night 6:30PM CB-H VIP/Son Skating at 309 Skate 4:30 - 6:30PM PP Career Day HS Indoor Guard/Percussion Show 3PM 29 30 31 FEBRUARY APRIL S M T W T F S S M T W T F S 1 1 2 3 4 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 26 27 28 29 30 “See Something, Say Something” – HHSD Tip Line Tips@Hatboro–Horsham.org
Jarrett April Nature Center BM CB-H Crooked Billet-Hallowell KV P S HS HHEF JNC Blair Mill Learning Community Keith Valley Pennypack Simmons High School HH Educational Foundation Jarrett Nature Center sunday monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday saturday MARCH MAY 1 2 3 4 S M T W T F S S M T W T F S HS Spring Musical 7:30PM HS Spring College Fair 6:30PM BM HSA Meeting 7PM HHEF Hatters Hold’ Em Casino CB-H “Who Will I Be” Career Expo 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 1 2 Night 7PM 10AM – 2PM 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 (Talamore Country Club) HS ACT Testing 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 S Grade 5 Talent Show 7PM KV Fun Run 9AM 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 29 30 31 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
5 6 7 8 9 10 11 HS Spring School Board Mtg (Adm Bldg) 7PM BM After-School-Fun Begins Musical 2:30PM SPRING BREAK SPRING BREAK Matinee SCHOOLS DISTRICT CLOSED EARLY DISMISSAL CLOSED STUDENTS Staff Development 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 S Grade 1 Concert 7PM CB-H Community Book Club BM Vendor Fair CB-H Spring Carnival 3 - 7PM 5:30 - 6:30PM SPRING BREAK HS Junior Prom @ Spring Mill JNC Green-up Day 9AM-Noon CB-H HSA Meeting 7PM Country Club 6:30PM SCHOOLS CLOSED PP Earth Day Celebration 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 PSSA English Language Arts Grades 3 - 8 School Board Mtg (Adm Bldg) 7PM KV HSA Meeting 7PM CB-H Earth Day Celebration HS Mini-Thon 4 - 10PM KV Spring Fun Night 7 - 9PM JNC Earth Day Celebration 10AM - 2PM 26 27 28 29 30 PSSA Math, Science & Make-ups Grades 3 - 8 SCHOOLS HS District Art Show 4 - 8PM CLOSED S Grade 2 Concert 7PM Primary Election “See Something, Say Something” – HHSD Tip Line Tips@Hatboro–Horsham.org
Crooked Billet⁄ Hallowell May Learning Community BM CB-H Crooked Billet-Hallowell KV P S HS HHEF JNC Blair Mill Learning Community Keith Valley Pennypack Simmons High School HH Educational Foundation Jarrett Nature Center sunday monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday saturday 1 2 APRIL JUNE PSSA Math, Science & Make-ups Grades 3 - 8 S M T W T F S S M T W T F S BM Variety Show 6:30PM HS SATs @ HS 7AM 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 5 6 CB-H Crooked Billet Day 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 26 27 28 29 30 28 29 30
3 4 5 HS AP Exams 6 7 8 9 PSSA Optional Math, Science & Make-ups Grades 3 - 8 CB-H Kindergarten Orientation BM Volunteer Breakfast 9-10AM BM Last Day of After-School-Fun 9:30AM BM HSA Meeting 7PM BM Mother–Daughter Day Event JNC Green-up Day 9AM - Noon School Board Mtg (Adm Bldg) 7PM CB-H Staff Appreciation Luncheon Grade 5 Band and Strings Spring S Spring Celebration of CB-H Ladies Fancy Tea 6:30PM PP HSA Meeting 7PM Concert @KV 7PM Learning 6:30 - 8PM HS HSA Meeting 7PM HS Orchestra & Concert Band Spring Concert 7PM S HSA Staff Appreciation Luncheon 10 11 12 HS AP Exams 13 14 15 16 HS Keystone Exams KV Grade 5 Parent Orientation BM Grades 2–5 Spring Concert HS Jazz Band & Choirs Spring CB-H Field Day BM Second Annual Night 7PM 6:30PM Concert 7PM Day-of-Service CB-H HSA Meeting 7PM School Board Mtg (Adm Bldg) 7PM KV Business Networking Event PP Deeper Learning Night 6PM CB-H Field Day (Rain Date) PP All School Concert 6:30 7:30 S Kindergarten Spring Concert @ HS S Kindergarten Orientation 2:15PM 9:30 - 11AM 17 18 19 HS Keystone Exams 20 21 22 23 HS Senior Prom @ Talamore CB-H Grade 5 Camping S Grade 5 Camping Country Club 7PM BM | PP Grade 5 Camping HS Post Prom @Philadelphia Sports Club KV Spring Choral Concert 7PM S HSA Meeting 7PM KV Spring Instrumental Band Concert 7PM PP Pride Picnic 11AM EARLY DISMISSAL STUDENTS and Staff 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 KV Spring Orchestra Concert CB-H Grades 2-4 Spring Concert CB-H Grade 5 Picnic BM Field Day S Spring Fair 11AM - 3PM 7PM with Band & Strings @HS HS Special Olympics CB-H Boys Night Out 6:30PM 7PM MEMORIAL DAY @ SteinlyStadium CB-H Grade 5 Picnic RAIN DATE HS Special Olympics (RAIN DATE) DISTRICT CLOSED @ SteinlyStadium PP Trout Release Grades 2 & 4 31 KV Grade 8 Dance 7 - 9PM “See Something, Say Something” – HHSD Tip Line Tips@Hatboro–Horsham.org
High School June BM CB-H Crooked Billet-Hallowell KV P S HS HHEF JNC Blair Mill Learning Community Keith Valley Pennypack Simmons High School HH Educational Foundation Jarrett Nature Center sunday monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday saturday 1 2 3 4 5 6 HS Senior Exams School Board Meeting @ KV 7PM BM Kindergarten & Grade 1 BM HSA Meeting 7PM CB-H Celebration of Leading and BM Blair Mill 5K and Blast “Celebration of Learning” Learning 8:30AM 1:15PM HS Senior Award Night 6:30PM CB-H Grades K & 1 Spring Concert Elementary Mini-Relay for Life S Field Day HS Graduation Practice 8AM S Grades 3 & 4 Concert @ HS 7PM S Field Day (RAIN DATE)
7 8 9 10 11 12 13 HS Underclassmen Exams HS Graduation Practice CB-H Grade 5 Promotion CB-H “School in the Pool” CB-H Awards Assembly 10AM BM Grade 5 Promotion HS Relay for Life 8:30AM Ceremony @ KV 7PM Spirit Day CB-H HSA Meeting 7PM Ceremony @ BM 9:30AM (Steinly Stadium) HS Graduation Ceremony PP Grade 5 Promotion CB-H Volunteer Tea 9AM KV Grade 8 Promotion 6:30PM Ceremony @KV 7PM Ceremony @HS 1PM PP Pool Day S Grade 5 Promotion PP Pool Day (RAIN DATE) Ceremony@ HS 7PM S Grade 5 Picnic S Grade 5 Picnic (RAIN DATE) 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 HS Underclassmen Exams School Board Meeting @ KV 7PM STUDENTS LAST DAY RECORDS DAY EARLY DISMISSAL OF SCHOOL STAFF EARLY DISMISSAL 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 JULY MAY S M T W T F S S M T W T F S 1 2 1 2 3 4 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 26 27 28 29 30 31 31 “See Something, Say Something” – HHSD Tip Line Tips@Hatboro–Horsham.org
Art in Our Schools July BM CB-H Crooked Billet-Hallowell KV P S HS HHEF JNC Blair Mill Learning Community Keith Valley Pennypack Simmons High School HH Educational Foundation Jarrett Nature Center sunday monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday saturday JUNE AUGUST 1 2 3 4 S M T W T F S S M T W T F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 1 DISTRICT CLOSED INDEPENDENCE DAY 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 28 29 30 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 “See Something, Say Something” – HHSD Tip Line Tips@Hatboro–Horsham.org
Around Our Schools August BM CB-H Crooked Billet-Hallowell KV P S HS HHEF JNC Blair Mill Learning Community Keith Valley Pennypack Simmons High School HH Educational Foundation Jarrett Nature Center sunday monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday saturday JULY SEPTEMBER 1 S M T W T F S S M T W T F S 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 5 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 26 27 28 29 30 31 27 28 29 30
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 “See Something, Say Something” – HHSD Tip Line Tips@Hatboro–Horsham.org
HATBORO - HORSHAM SCHOOL DISTRICT vision mission statement Hatboro-Horsham School District is comprised of a cohesive, supportive group of dedicated staff, The Hatboro-Horsham School District is committed to preparing and challenging all students students, parents, and community members united in our commitment to pursue excellence in to achieve their maximum potential by providing an excellent, innovative educational program education. We intend to realize our highest potential as an educational community by setting clear, through a supportive collaboration of educators, students, parents, and community. measurable goals, employing best practices, engaging in effective communication, and utilizing resources wisely. We will use our successes as a catalyst for future growth, change, and improvement. OUR SCHOOLS “Champions of Learning”, the motto for our district adopted in the 1980’s, and standards. All programs are designed to accommodate the many interests, abilities and needs is the theme for our instructional programs. It reinforces the district’s commitment to of students. The coordinated K-12 program places great emphasis, beginning in the primary grades, excellence with the highest priorities on learning and achievement. on reading, writing, and mathematics. This emphasis is expanded in each of the grades through high school so that students experience diverse, meaningful learning opportunities in preparation for Students are recognized for outstanding academic performance in all schools of the district. Special citizenship, the work force, and higher education. awards are given to those students achieving distinguished honor roll and exemplary honor roll status as well as individual curricular area achievement. Special academic award assemblies are The rigor of the educational program is reflected by the standards-based and exploratory learning in held in each school of the district. grades K-8 and the high school’s comprehensive program that includes advanced placement college level courses. Our objective is to empower all students to pursue their educational and career goals The Hatboro-Horsham instructional program has as its main focus the teaching of fundamental skills by providing a supportive, engaging, and challenging learning environment. language instruction nondiscrimination policy of a specialized program for a student is made by an Individualized Education Planning Team consisting of educators and parents educational program and based on the recommendations of the Multidisciplinary Team. The policy of the School District of Hatboro-Horsham is to provide Questions regarding special programs may be referred to the The School District of Hatboro-Horsham provides English an equal opportunity for all students through the programs Special Services Office at 215-420-5802. Language Development (ELD) for students who are eligible as offered in the schools regardless of race, color, age, creed, English Learners (ELs). English Language Development is part of religion, sex, sexual orientation, ancestry, national origin, marital Services for NonSchool Aged Children the district Language Instruction Educational Program (LIEP), and status, pregnancy, genetic information or handicap/disability. Parents of children not of school age who have concerns regarding is provided by ESL certified teachers and content area teachers This includes provision of education and related aids, services, specialized needs may call the Montgomery County Intermediate trained in specialized methods for instructing and supporting or accommodations which are needed to afford each qualified Unit at 610-755-9400 or the School District of Hatboro-Horsham English Learners. The LIEP and ELD instruction, support English student with a disability equal opportunity to participate in and Office of Special Services. Learners towards the goal of attaining proficiency in the English obtain the benefits from educational programs and extracurricular Language Development Standards. activities without discrimination, to the same extent as each student Homebound Instruction Families new to the district are asked, as part of the registration without a disability, consistent with federal and state laws and Students who become ill or disabled during the school year may process, to complete a Home Language Survey in a language of their regulations. The School District of Hatboro-Horsham shall take all receive homebound instruction. A letter from the doctor requesting preference. Information from the survey serves as the first level of necessary actions to comply with state and federal laws prohibiting homebound instruction must be sent to the school counselor for screening to ascertain if a new student may be eligible for ELD services. discrimination in educational programs. The following individuals students in grades K-12. The request for homebound instruction In addition to providing ELD programming for English Learners, have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the District’s must include the cause of and specified time period for the school the district strives to create a welcoming environment by providing non-discrimination and harassment policies: For Students, Parents/ absence in addition to an explanation as to how the condition community and family engagement events, and interpretation services Guardians and Community Members: Assistant Superintendent, prevents school attendance. When approved by the School Board, a for families to ensure information is available in a language family
229 Meetinghouse Road, Horsham, PA 19044, Tel: 215-420-5005; certified teacher will be assigned, if available. Homebound services members can understand. The school district LIEP program meets the For Employees and Contractors: Director of Human Resources, are not guaranteed. Requests should be made through the school requirements of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, and 229 Meetinghouse Road, Horsham, PA 19044, Tel: 215-420-5016. counselor. Those students receiving specialized services through aligns with Pennsylvania English Language Development Standards the special education or protected handicapped student programs (PA ELDS). Additional information about the School District of homeless children’s initiative should contact the Special Services Office at 215-420-5802 when requesting homebound services. Hatboro-Horsham’s ELD program, including eligibility and opting out requirements, can be found on our website or by contacting Dr. Susan Vaites, Director of Curriculum, at 215-420-5012. The Homeless Children’s Initiative exists to help homeless children Section 504 ⁄ Chapter 15 Service Agreements with a variety of services. If you are homeless with school or preschool aged children, please contact one of the persons or In compliance with State and Federal Law, the Hatboro-Horsham School District will provide to each protected handicapped student, career and technical education agencies listed below for assistance. without discrimination or cost to the student or family, those related Eastern Center for Arts and Technology is accredited by the Kimberly B. Myers, Ed.S, NCSP: Hatboro-Horsham School District aids, services or accommodations which are needed to provide Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The campus Homeless Liaison 215-420-5801. access for a student to participate in and obtain the benefits of the is located in Willow Grove and the school is owned by nine school school program. In order to qualify as a protected handicapped districts in Eastern Montgomery County. Region #8 McKinney Vento Homeless Act Site (serving Bucks, student, the child must be of school age with a physical or mental Delaware, Lehigh, Montgomery, and Northampton counties) The programs provided at EASTERN are considered part of disability which substantially limits or prohibits participation in Regional Site Coordinator: Michelle Connor 215-348-2940 ext 1361, the high school program and count as elective credit toward or access to an aspect of the school program. These services for email@example.com. graduation. These programs give students the opportunity to protected handicapped students are distinct from those applicable to all exceptional students enrolled (or seeking enrollment) in reinforce their career path after high school, get a head start foster care youth special education programs. on collegiate studies in that field and get ready for employment. Most of the career programs offer advanced placement college Protections for foster care youth found under the Every Student Student Resource Teams credit or dual enrollment opportunities for students continuing Succeeds Act, aim to enhance collaboration and align both their education after high school in similar majors. Normally Each school has a Student Resource Team consisting of teachers, the education and child welfare systems to improve educational students enroll in the vocational-technical program in grades 11 school principal, a guidance counselor and a school psychologist. outcomes for foster care students. and 12. Students enrolled in the EASTERN afternoon program Children who are experiencing difficulties in school may be referred Kimberly B. Myers, ED.S, NCSP: Hatboro-Horsham School District attend their home school for one-half day and EASTERN for the to the team. Parents are invited to participate in team meetings remaining half day. Foster Care/ESSA Liaison 215-420-5801. and may refer their child to the team for consideration. The function With fourteen career offerings available, EASTERN provides of the team is to develop strategies and procedures to utilize opportunities for academically-talented students who wish to within the classroom. Attempts are made to meet the needs of the special education & special services student within the regular education program before referring for expand and enrich their education and pursue their career goals in programs such as Culinary Arts, Networking and Cybersecurity, evaluation for special education eligibility. Programs for Gifted Students Commercial Art, Allied Health, Welding and Veterinary Science, Students are identified individually and receive programs based on Screening to name a few. Career and technical programs offer multiple guidelines and regulations embodied in state law under Chapter 16. pathways, meaning students can gain employment right out of All students are screened for visual and ⁄ or hearing difficulties. Those school age students who possess superior intelligence scores high school, enter into a paid apprenticeship, or enroll in college Speech and language screenings are done routinely and upon and/or meet multiple criteria indicating gifted ability (which includes depending on their career goals. More information about teacher or parent referral. consideration of intelligence measures) may receive services if the EASTERN can be found at www.eastech.org. student requires specially designed instruction that is not available Multidisciplinary Evaluations in the general curriculum. If we suspect your child is qualified for gifted services, you will be notified of screening and evaluation During the Student Resource Team process, a multidisciplinary college and career readiness evaluation (MDE) may be conducted. A MDE might include procedures. Parental requests for screening and evaluation should The high school uses the NAVIANCE platform as a College and academic information, classroom functioning information, and a be made to your child’s school counselor. Career Readiness tool for students. NAVIANCE enables students cognitive evaluation. Parents must give permission for the MDE to occur and may request a MDE by conferring with the school to find college and career pathways that are right for them. They Special Education principal. Parents are an integral part of the multidisciplinary team. start by setting personalized goals, learn about their skills and Special education services are provided to identify exceptional A MDE may be requested at any time and will be completed as interests, and explore career options based on those interests. students according to Federal and State special education required by state regulations. All findings of a MDE are confidential They can then search for colleges, apply for scholarships and regulations. Learning support, emotional support, life skills support, and are maintained by the school as per the Family Educational track admission status. NAVIANCE helps students plan a autistic support, speech and language programs are operated by Rights and Privacy Act of 1974. If the MDE shows that the student course of action to reach their goals, find resources to prepare the school district. Programs and other services also are provided has a disability and requires specially designed instruction, a academically, and discover their own path. For additional by the Montgomery County Intermediate Unit. The determination recommendation is made for special programming. information, please contact the High School Guidance Office at 215-420-5522.
HATBORO - HORSHAM SCHOOL DISTRICT Should schools be closed, their start delayed or an early dismissal, pennsylvania keystone exams new admissions such decisions will be made as early as possible. In the event of a school closing, delay or early dismissal, announcements will be made through “School Messenger”, cable Channel 28 (Comcast) The Keystone Exams Continue to be one component of The Hatboro-Horsham School District uses a Central Registration and Channel 33 (Verizon), our district website, KYW-1060 AM Pennsylvania’s system of high school graduation requirements. process for all new students. The registration information can be (School Code number 313) and most local television stations and These end-of-year course assessments are designed to assess found on the school website at www.hatboro-horsham.org. Select their websites. proficiency in three subjects: Algebra I, Biology, and English “Register for School” to find the requirements for registration, Literature. They are administered to students upon completion the registration paperwork and the link to set up the registration We ask that parents refrain from calling individual schools for of the course that addresses each content area. appointment or contact the Registration Office at 215-420-5031. reports so that building lines can remain open. Under the plan approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and Act 158 of 2018, beginning with the Class of 2022, demonstrating proficiency or earning a satisfactory student transfers attendance composite score on the three Keystone exams (Algebra I, Biology and English Literature) are two possible pathways for fulfilling Parents MUST inform their child’s school office as soon as they Consistent school attendance is vital to success in school. It is not the established state graduation requirements. The alternative are aware that the student will be leaving the School District of only students who benefit from regular attendance. Teachers, Hatboro-Horsham to move to another school district. This will parents, and the wider community all benefit when students pathways that do not incorporate Keystone exam performance enable the office to make arrangements to forward all necessary are attending school and achieving. These benefits include are described in the Hatboro-Horsham High School Student/ records and initiate closing procedures. greater student safety, community well-being, and a sense of Parent Handbook. connectedness for all. The Hatboro-Horsham School District At Keith Valley Middle School and Hatboro-Horsham High requires that pupils enrolled in the schools of this district attend School, we will continue to make decisions that align with the change of address school regularly in accordance with the compulsory school laws State mandates without negatively impacting the educational of Pennsylvania. The attendance policy can be reviewed on the Students moving to a new address within the School District of experiences of our students. The testing window for the Keystone district website – Policy number 204 Attendance. Hatboro-Horsham should contact their school office immediately Exams will take place in December 2019 (High School only), for change of address procedures. Absence Line – Parent(s) ⁄ guardian(s) are expected to report a January 2020 (High School only), and May 2020 (High School student’s illness by calling their child’s school’s Absence Line on and Keith Valley). the day of the absence, unless the absence is pre-arranged. This is an important part of the district’s safety and security procedures. After calling in an absence, written or emailed notes providing the power school student records reason for the absence must be submitted within 3 days. Power School is Hatboro-Horsham School District’s student Student records are confidential and privileged information and information system. There is a Power School Parent Access are protected by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974. Parents have the right to inspect these records, to visitor sign-in procedure feature available for families of students in grades kindergarten receive copies of them, and to request changes in any misleading through twelve. This feature can be accessed via the Hatboro- All of the schools and buildings within the Hatboro-Horsham School and inaccurate information. Horsham School District website under the tab “For Families”. District are important. These buildings house our most precious Newly enrolled students will receive parent ⁄ guardian login Except for directory information (name, address, telephone commodity, the children of Hatboro and Horsham. In order to information during their first week of school. This electronic tool number, etc.), student records cannot be released without the maintain the level of safety that the School District has enjoyed, we allows families and students to monitor academic performance in written consent of the parents. If you do not want directory recognize the importance of controlling the flow of visitors in all of real time through access to all grades and assignments as soon information released, you may prevent release by contacting our buildings and document the specific location visited. as they are posted. The Power School Parent Access feature the appropriate building principal in writing. Records may be transferred to another school upon notification either by the Each building has signs posted at the entrance noting that all also provides an opportunity for families to register for weekly visitors, including School District employees from other buildings, reports which are automatically distributed via email. parent or the receiving school. The Education Records Policy
is forwarded annually to each family. The Education Records parents, vendors, and guests must be signed in before entering. immunization regulations Policy can also be found on the Hatboro-Horsham School District Listed below are the proper procedures: website, the student handbook and in each school building. • The visitor will go to the sign-in area or kiosk, produce a The Department of Health has changed school immunization driver’s license photo identification which is entered into regulations effective August 2017. The regulations are intended to ensure that children attending school in the Commonwealth parent-teacher conferences the Visitor Identification System (VIS), and state their business. If the visitor does not have photo identification, are adequately protected against potential outbreaks of vaccine an administrator must approve the visit. School District preventable diseases. The Hatboro-Horsham School District encourages parents to be employees from other buildings must show their school ID. actively engaged in their child’s education. Parent meetings with FOR ATTENDANCE IN ALL GRADES, children need the their child’s teacher(s) are an important part of the education • If the business is valid as prescribed in the school handbook, following: process. Opportunities for parent-teacher conferences are built the visitor will be signed into the VIS listing the information • 4 doses of tetanus, diphtheria and acellular pertussis* into the district calendar. from their photo identification and the area or person to (1 dose on or after the 4th birthday) be visited. School District employees from another building Parents will be able to schedule conferences with any or all of must sign in to the VIS. • 4 doses of polio (4th dose on or after 4th birthday and at their child’s teachers on these dates. If you would like to schedule least 6 months after previous dose) a conference at a time or date other than the standing dates, • After signing in, the visitor will be issued an identification please contact your child’s teacher or the school office to make badge that contains the visitor’s full name, the date, and • 2 doses of measles, mumps and rubella** who they are visiting within the building. School District arrangements. • 3 doses of hepatitis B employees must display their employee identification badge • 2 doses of varicella (chicken pox) or evidence of immunity while in the building. o * Usually given as DTP or DTaP or DT or Td emergency communication • Upon leaving the building, the visitor’s badge will be returned to the main office and the visitor will be checked out of the VIS. o **Usually given as MMR Providing accurate up-to-date information in emergency Parents ⁄ Guardians always have access to the school to discuss, situations is extremely important for the Hatboro-Horsham without delay, problems needing immediate attention. Forgotten FOR ATTENDANCE IN 7th through 12th GRADE, children need School District. The school district and each school building money, lunches, books, etc. should be left at the office; and your the following: utilizes the automated messaging system called “School child should come to the office for the item you leave for them. Messenger”. This system will send text messages, voice messages • 1 dose of tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis (Tdap) The office is not required to contact the student. and email messages to cell phones, home phones and email if 5 years have elapsed since last tetanus immunization addresses very quickly in the event of an emergency. (Parents NOTE: Unscheduled visitations result in interruptions to the school ⁄ Guardians must verify accuracy and ⁄ or update their child’s education program and create a potential liability issue. Unauthorized • 2 doses of meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV) visitors are not permitted on school grounds during regular school hours demographic and contact information on an annual basis. This and may be subject to legal prosecution. Students are requested not to o First dose is given 11-15 years of age; a second dose is can be done through the School Forms link in the PowerSchool bring guests to school. required at age 16 or entry into 12th grade. Parent Access feature. o If the dose was given at 16 years of age or older, only one In addition to “School Messenger” communications, emer- dose is required. gency information is posted on the district website bus transportation and safety www.hatboro-horsham.org. and is available on the school *** EXCLUSION FROM SCHOOL *** district’s cable Channel 28 (Comcast) and Channel 33 (Verizon). The Hatboro-Horsham School District will provide transportation We also utilize the “School Messenger” system to provide for all students in accordance with the School Laws of • Your child will be excluded within the first 5 days of school, if immunizations are missing or given at incorrect intervals. information to parents via voice messages and email messages Pennsylvania. Our transportation department transports 4,700 For those students unable to get all immunizations completed regarding general school information. Text messages are only students daily to and from our schools and more than 73 private due to spacing of vaccines by day #5 of school, the parent or used for urgent communications. schools. In addition we provide transportation for field trips and guardian will need to provide the school nurse with a medical extra-curricular events. Bus safety is very important. Successful certificate signed by the child’s healthcare provider. If the bus transportation requires the district, students and parents student is non-compliant with the medical certificate, then emergency school closings work together. Should you have any questions or concerns please exclusion will occur. contact the Transportation Department at 215-420-5450 • If your child is exempt from immunizations, he or she may be In the event of inclement weather conditions or other emergency Bus stop assignment information will be posted on our district removed from school during an outbreak. situations, the School District of Hatboro-Horsham will alter its website and at each school building during the week prior to daily schedule to assure the safety of our students. school opening.
HATBORO - HORSHAM SCHOOL DISTRICT bus transportation & safety (cont’d) behavior code of conduct The school district shall expel, for a period of not less than one (1) year, any student who violates this weapons policy. Such expulsion shall be conducted in conformance with formal due Students should arrive at their bus stop at least five minutes The Hatboro-Horsham School District is an innovative learning process proceedings required by law. before the scheduled bus arrival time. In rare occasions, a bus community committed to excellence in academics, citizenship The Superintendent may recommend modifications of such may be delayed. Students should wait at least 30 minutes before and co-curricular activities. We are committed to empowering expulsion requirements on a case-by-case basis. leaving their bus stop, unless a parent determines that weather all students to pursue their educational and career goals by conditions will not allow waiting. providing a supportive, engaging and challenging environment The Superintendent or designee shall immediately report incidents which cultivates learning as an active, relevant and lifelong involving weapons on school property, at any school-sponsored Courteous and respectful behavior on the school bus and at activity or on a conveyance providing transportation to or from a process. In order to allow students to develop to their full bus stops is a matter of safety. All students who take advantage school or school-sponsored activity to the local police department that potential, our school community must be a physically, emotionally of district transportation are asked to obey the following rules. has jurisdiction over the school’s property, in accordance with state and intellectually safe place to teach and learn. Failure to follow bus safety rules may result in a temporary or law and regulations, the procedures set forth in the memorandum permanent suspension of transportation privileges. To aid in bringing about the proper environment for student of understanding with local law enforcement and Board policies. learning and development, there must be a set of reasonable The Superintendent or designee shall immediately notify, as soon • Do not play or stand in the street while waiting for the bus or after leaving the bus. rules that define expected student behavior and discipline as practicable, the parent or guardian of a victim or suspect directly procedures. These rules and behavior expectations are based on involved in an incident. In making notification, the Superintendent or • Board and depart the bus in an orderly manner. mutual respect and cooperation among all members of the school designee shall inform the parent or guardian as to whether the local • Always cross 15 ft. in front of the bus. Cross only when red community A complete copy of the Behavior Code of Conduct lights are flashing and traffic is stopped. police department has been, or may be, notified of the incident. is published in each schools’ student handbook. Specific code of • Remain visible to the bus driver at all times. Stay in assigned seats. conduct questions should be directed to the School’s Principal. The Superintendent or designee shall report all incidents relating to • Observe classroom conduct on the bus. Talk quietly. Be expulsion for possession of a weapon to the Department of Education. polite. Do not use abusive language. • No eating or drinking on the bus. student assistance program (sap) controlled substance guidelines • Bring only items that fit in your lap on the bus. • NO gerbils, hamsters, reptiles or other live animals on the bus. SAP is a team of certified and trained faculty members offering assistance to students who are having academic, behavioral Our district recognizes that the abuse of controlled substances is • Keep the bus clean. Do not tamper with bus equipment. a serious problem with legal, physical and social implications for or other problems in school. The team also offers support • Cooperate with your driver. the whole school community. As an educational institution, the for students through one-on-one meetings or student groups • If a large instrument needs to be transported, please contact (anxiety, anger management, divorced families, family issues, schools shall strive to prevent abuse of controlled substances. Transportation Services to make arrangements. grief and loss, open support, drug and alcohol support and self- Students are prohibited from using, possessing, distributing, and • Follow all rules posted in the school bus. esteem) with our community counselors. SAP accepts referrals being under the influence of any controlled substances during Use of Video and Audio on School Vehicles from staff, students and parents⁄guardians. All information is kept school hours, at any time while on school property, at any school- In an effort to provide safe and secure transportation to all CONFIDENTIAL. To contact the SAP coordinator, please call sponsored activity, and during the time spent traveling to and students of our school district, we may make use of video and 215-420-5583 or the High School SAP office at 215-420-5626. from school and school-sponsored activities. audio equipment on school buses and vehicles used to transport Controlled substances shall include: Controlled substances students. drug ⁄ smoking policy prohibited by federal and state law, Look-alike drugs, Alcoholic beverages, Anabolic steroids, Drug paraphernalia, any volatile district safe schools The School District of Hatboro-Horsham will not provide a sanctuary for those who violate the laws relating to illegal solvents or inhalants, such as but not limited to glue and aerosol products, Prescription or patent drugs, except those for which distribution, possession or use of narcotics, drugs or alcohol. The permission for use in school has been granted pursuant to Board policy. Hatboro-Horsham School District is committed to ensuring the possession, use or distribution of illegal drugs is not permitted in health, safety and welfare of all the students and staff of the Under the influence shall include any consumption or ingestion the school or on any school campus.
District. In the formation of the Safe Schools Committee, the goal The School District of Hatboro-Horsham will protect the students of controlled substances by a student. Students violating the set forth was to involve all internal and external clients in the under its jurisdiction by requiring compliance with all laws and by Controlled Substance Policy may be suspended and/or expelled decision making process. Membership of this committee consists requiring aid, treatment, rehabilitation and necessary removal of from school. The Board may require participation in drug of Hatboro-Horsham School District faculty, administrators, those who are not compliant. counseling, rehabilitation, testing or other programs as a condition nurses, supervisors of transportation, maintenance, and food The complete drug policy is available from any school of reinstatement into the school’s educational, extracurricular or service, as well as representatives from the Hatboro-Horsham administrator and on the District website. athletic programs resulting from violations of this policy. Community and its First Responders. The task of this committee is to identify safety topics, discuss and make recommendations There is a NO SMOKING policy including e-cigarettes, vapor The Controlled Substance and Paraphernalia Policy 227 is for change. pens, and vaporizers for the school district which includes all available on the District’s website. buildings, grounds and school buses, posted by the Fire Marshal A comprehensive All Hazard Emergency Response plan has been as No Smoking areas. Any individual who violates this policy will notification of developed, which meets all Federal, State, Township and Borough Emergency Management standards. This plan also follows the be subject to a fine by the local magistrate. breathalyzer testing National Incident Management Structure as recommended by School Board Resolution. The Plan has been designed to be a weapons policy Based on the concern for the health, safety and welfare of living document that can adapt to the individual needs of any our high school students, Hatboro-Horsham High School of our schools. Each school has now formed an Emergency The School District recognizes the importance of a safe school administrators and school district personnel support the use of Management Team that meets regularly to discuss safety issues. environment relative to the educational process. Possession of breathalyzers during school-sponsored events (on or off school These initiatives allow the students to succeed academically and weapons in the school setting is a threat to the safety of students grounds) and during the school day, if needed. This measure will and staff and is prohibited by law. Weapons under the control of hopefully serve as a deterrent to the use of alcohol by underage enjoy a safe environment. The School District has also developed law enforcement personnel are permitted. The complete District drinkers. a Bullying-Cyber Bullying Policy that is posted in each classroom and on our web-page. Policy for Weapons may be accessed on the District Website – This communication serves as notification that a breathalyzer Weapons 218.1. may be used and students may be required to submit to a school resource officer (sro) The term weapon shall include but not be limited to any knife, breathalyzer test. Students will be notified that they will be denied entry and/or be removed from the event or activity (and cutting instrument, cutting tool, nunchaku, firearm, starter gun, may face additional disciplinary action) in the event that they are In a continuing effort to make our school district as safe as shotgun, rifle, replica of a weapon, incendiary device or explosive, found to have consumed and/or possessed alcohol at, or before possible, the Hatboro-Horsham School District and the Horsham and/or any other tool, instrument or implement capable of a school-sponsored event. Township Police Department partnered in order to establish inflicting serious bodily injury. A breathalyzer may be administered any time a student’s actions, and implement a School Resource Officer (SRO) program at the The student is in possession of a weapon when the weapon is appearance or physical condition gives reasonable suspicion. Hatboro-Horsham High School (HHHS). The SRO is an important found on the person of the student; in the student’s locker; under Students deemed to be under the influence of alcohol while on element in our school district’s overall safety initiative. the student’s control while on school property, on property being school property will have a breathalyzer administered by the used by the school, at any school function or activity, at any local police department. The HHSD SRO is an experienced, fully trained, uniformed school event held away from the school, or while the student is Horsham Township Police Officer who is based at our high school coming to or from school. every day that school is in session. The SRO’s daily presence and The Hatboro-Horsham School District does not discriminate her constant visibility in and around HHHS helps create a safe Book bags, backpacks, purses and other such objects are permitted in school and at school-sponsored events only so long on the basis of race, color, age, creed, religion, sex, gender, environment for all of our students and staff. Having the SRO sexual orientation, ancestry, national origin, genetic in HHHS at all times allows for a quick response to any police- as they are used for legitimate purposes. Students shall have no expectation of privacy in their lockers or desks, or their book information or disability⁄ handicap in its programs, activities related emergency that may occur. and employment and contracting practices. The following bags, backpacks, purses or other such objects or vehicles while The SRO, in addition to safety-related responsibilities, has other on school property or at a school district sponsored event. individuals have been designated to handle inquiries equally important roles. Our SRO is tasked with creating positive regarding the District’s non-discrimination and harassment The Board prohibits students from possessing and bringing relationships with our students, establishing herself as a trusted policies: Students, Parents⁄Guardians and Community weapons and replicas of weapons into any school district adult who students can confide in, and serving as a mentor and a Members should contact the Assistant Superintendent, buildings, onto school property, to any school-sponsored activity, role model to students. 215-420-5005. Employees and Contractors should contact onto any public vehicle providing transportation to school or a school-sponsored activity and during the time required in going the Director of Human Resources at 215-420-5016. The addition of the SRO is an important component to the to and from school. Hatboro-Horsham School District’s Comprehensive Safety Plan.
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