HATBORO-HORSHAM SCHOOL DISTRICT 2018 2019
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CRooked Billet-HallowelL LeaRning CommunitY SEPTEMBER BM CB-H Crooked Billet-Hallowell KV PP S HS EC HHEF JNC BP Eastern Center for HH Educational Jarrett Be A Part of Blair Mill Learning Community Keith Valley Pennypack Simmons High School Arts & Technology Foundation Nature Center the Conversation sunday monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday saturday AUGUST OCTOBER 29 30 31 1 S M T W T F S S M T W T F S HS Link Crew Training 7AM - 2PM 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 5 6 KV Open House 3PM - 7:30PM HS Home & School Assn. 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Welcome Back Breakfast 7:30AM 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 BM Open House Kindergarten 1:30-2:30PM 26 27 28 29 30 31 28 29 30 31 Grades 1—5 2-3 PM
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 S Pool Registration 7–8PM KV Adult Evening School Registration LABOR DAY FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL KV Grade 6 Back to School CB-H New Family Orientation JNC Green-up Day Night 7PM 9:15 AM 9AM - Noon DISTRICT HOLIDAY KV Hatter CARES Day 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 KV Adult Evening School Begins DISTRICT CLOSED HS Wall of Fame Golf Outing BM Back to School Night CB-H Back to School Night CB-H Run for Education Kick-Off Grades 3, 4, 5 7PM Assembly 2:30PM CB-H Back to School Night SCHOOLS CLOSED Grades K, 1, 2 7PM HS Activities Fair HS Activities Fair (Rain Date) CB-H Kidstuff Book Sale Starts S Back to School Night S HSA Chairpersons’ Grades K, 1, 2 7PM Breakfast 9:30AM HS Back to School Night 6:30PM 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 Beginning Band & Strings CB-H “Be a Leader” Spirit Day CB-H HSA Social 3:30PM KV Grade 6 Fall Fun Night HS Homecoming Dance 7PM Night @ Simmons 7PM 7-9PM PP HSA Meeting 7PM DISTRICT CLOSED CB-H HSA Meeting 7PM CB-H Fall Picture Day PP Family Bingo Night CB-H Summer Readers Celebration 2PM KV Grade 7 Back to School Night 7PM 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 KV Grade 8 Back to School S Fall Picture Day HHEF Girls’ STEAM Keynote HS Grades 9, 10 Picture Day HS Grades 11, 12 Picture Day Night 7PM 7:30AM - 12:30PM 7:30AM - 12:30PM HS STEAM Lunch & Learn (Library) 10AM – Noon KV HSA Meeting 7PM S HSA Movie Night 7PM KV Girls’ STEAM Event - PP Back to School Night 7PM S HSA Room Parents’ 30 Lunches Breakfast 9:30AM S Back to School Night Grades 3, 4, 5 7PM
BLAIr MILL OCTOBER BM CB-H Crooked Billet-Hallowell KV PP S HS EC HHEF JNC BP Eastern Center for HH Educational Jarrett Be A Part of Blair Mill Learning Community Keith Valley Pennypack Simmons High School Arts & Technology Foundation Nature Center the Conversation sunday monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday saturday 1 2 3 4 5 6 BM | CB-H | PP HS Senior Cap & Gown Meeting CB-H “Walk this Way” Spirit Day CB-H Family Hayride HS Robotics Off-Season Title 1 Information Night During All Lunches Competition ESL Back to School CB-H KidStuff Book Sale Ends 6:30PM HS SATs @ HS 7AM Family Fair @ CB-H KV Fall Picture Day
7 8 9 10 11 12 13 BM Book Fair PP Fall Picture Day HS PSAT Grades 9, 10, 11 BM Familly Night & Book Fair PP Boys Night Out JNC Green-up Day 6:30PM 9AM - Noon S HSA Meeting 7PM CB-H Community Book Club 5:30–6:30PM EARLY DISMISSAL CB-H HSA Meeting 7PM STUDENTS Staff Development HS Cap & Gown Orders during ALL Lunches 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 S Fall into BM Fall Picture Day CB-H Family STEM Night 7PM HS STEAM Lunch & Learn KV HSA Meeting 7PM CB-H Movie Night 6:30PM HS Hatters for Music Fitness (Library) 10AM - Noon Craft Show 9AM - 3PM HS Post Secondary Fall Fair PP Trunk or Treat 5K 8:30AM 10:30AM - Noon PP Coffee with the Principal S Kindergarten Fall Social 8:30AM PP HSA Meeting 7PM 6:30PM 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 CB-H Book Fair CB-H Book Fair Family Night HS Parent / Teacher HS Parent Teacher Conferences Conferences 5:30-8PM Noon – 2:40PM HS Business Networking Event 7:30AM HS Link Crew Student KV Halloween Dance 7 - 9PM Conferences 7AM – 1PM KV Girls’ STEAM - Lunches EARLY DISMISSAL STUDENTS Staff Development 28 29 30 31 CB-H Pumpkin Contest CB-H Fall Picture Retakes Elementary Halloween Parade SEPTEMBER NOVEMBER and Parties S M T W T F S S M T W T F S PP Dance-A-Thon 1 1 2 3 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 25 26 27 28 29 30 30
SimmoNs SIMMONS NOVEMBER BM CB-H Crooked Billet-Hallowell KV PP S HS EC HHEF JNC BP Eastern Center for HH Educational Jarrett Be A Part of Blair Mill Learning Community Keith Valley Pennypack Simmons High School Arts & Technology Foundation Nature Center the Conversation sunday monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday saturday OCTOBER DECEMBER 1 2 3 S M T W T F S S M T W T F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 1 BM Community Book Club CB-H Run for Education HS “Tip of the Hat” Marching 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 BM HSA Meeting 7PM HS Picture Retake Day Band Tournament 7:30AM – Noon @HS Stadium 4PM 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 31 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
4 5 6 7 8 9 10 KV Spirit Week S Book Fair KV Fall Picture Retake Day CB-H Community Book Club CB-H Run for Education HS HHMU Championship and 5:30-6:30PM RAIN DATE Breakfast 7AM S Fall Picture Retake Day ELECTION DAY NO SCHOOL FOR CB-H HSA Meeting 7PM KV Veterans’ Day Breakfast HS HHMU Championship STUDENTS / Staff 8:30 - 10:30AM Dinner 4PM HS Class Ring Assembly Development (during ALL lunches) JNC Green-up Day S STREAM Family Night 9AM - Noon 6:30-8:PM 11 12 13 HS HSA Meeting 7PM 14 15 16 17 HS HHMU Title 1 Family Night @BM KV Grade 6 Inter-Generational HS STEAM Lunch & Learn CB-H Thanksgiving Luncheon HS Student Ring Ordering Alternative 6PM Brunch 9:30AM (Library) 10AM - Noon (during ALL lunches) Date – HS Parent Ring Ordering S Family Breakfast KV Grades 7 & 8 Main Lobby 5-8PM HS Designer Bag Bingo Marching Grades K, 1, 2 7:30AM Inter-Generational Brunch Doors Open 6PM Band KV HSA Meeting 7PM 9:30AM Championships KV Principal Chat & Chew PP Fall Picture Retakes S Family Breakfast Grades 3, 4, 5 7:30AM 9 - 10AM 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 BM Fall Picture Retakes KV KV Idol 7PM CB-H HSA Lochel’s Pie Pick-up PP HSA Meeting 7PM THANKSGIVING DISTRICT CLOSED S HSA Lochel’s Pie Pick-up EARLY DISMISSAL STUDENTS and Staff DISTRICT CLOSED HS Thanksgiving Game HH vs UM 10AM 25 26 27 28 29 30 CB-H Holiday Shop NO SCHOOL FOR KV Musical 7:30PM STUDENTS / Staff Development
pENNYPACK DECEMBER BM CB-H Crooked Billet-Hallowell KV PP S HS EC HHEF JNC BP Eastern Center for HH Educational Jarrett Be A Part of Blair Mill Learning Community Keith Valley Pennypack Simmons High School Arts & Technology Foundation Nature Center the Conversation sunday monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday saturday NOVEMBER JANUARY 1 S M T W T F S S M T W T F S CB-H Breakfast with Holiday 1 2 3 1 2 3 4 5 Friends 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 HS HatTricks Robotics Competition 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 KV Hatboro Train Show 25 26 27 28 29 30 27 28 29 30 31 KV Musical 7:30PM
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 KV Musical S Holiday Shop 1:30 PM HS Fall Theater Production S Pool Registration 7-8PM Matinee HS Keystone Exams HS Basketball Tip-Off Classic District Grade 5 Winter Concert BM Community Book Club KV HSA Barnes and Noble Night HS Breakfast with Santa @KV 7PM BM HSA Meeting 7PM Fundraiser 5 - 10PM 9 - 11AM District Grade 5 Strings Concert PP Donuts with Santa @ Simmons 7:30PM 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 HS Keystone Exams Elementary & KV Parent / Teacher Conferences KV Winter Orchestra Concert HS Choral & Jazz Concert 7PM 7PM CB-H Awards Assembly HS Parent / Teacher Conferences 12 - 2:40PM HS HSA Staff Holiday Dessert Buffet EARLY DISMISSAL EARLY DISMISSAL STUDENTS STUDENTS Staff Development Staff Development 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 Grade 5 Band Concert KV Winter Band Concert 7PM HS Band & Orchestra Concert Elementary Holiday Parties Elementary Holiday Sing Alongs @ KV 7PM 7PM HS Feed-A-Friend Delivery PP HSA Meeting 7PM KV Winter Choral Concert 7PM EARLY DISMISSAL STUDENTS and STAFF 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 DISTRICT CLOSED DISTRICT CLOSED SCHOOLS CLOSED SCHOOLS CLOSED SCHOOLS CLOSED Wetzel Holiday Wrestling Classic @HS 30 31 SCHOOLS CLOSED
KEITH VALLEY JANUARY BM CB-H Crooked Billet-Hallowell KV PP S HS EC HHEF JNC BP Eastern Center for HH Educational Jarrett Be A Part of Blair Mill Learning Community Keith Valley Pennypack Simmons High School Arts & Technology Foundation Nature Center the Conversation sunday monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday saturday 1 2 3 4 5 CB-H After School Fun Registration DISTRICT CLOSED BM Community Book Club CB-H New Year Celebration BM HSA Meeting 7PM 6:30 - 8:30PM
6 7 8 9 10 11 12 HS Keystone Exams CB-H After School fun Begins CB-H Community Book Club 5:30 - 6:30PM HS HSA Meeting 7PM CB-H HSA Meeting 7PM HS National Art Honor Society Induction Ceremony 6:30PM KV Girls’ STEAM - Lunches` 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 HS Keystone Exams S Discovery Time Registration KV HSA Meeting 7PM PP Acceptance Day 6–7:30PM S HSA Meeting 7PM 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 HS Final Exams DISTRICT CLOSED PP HSA Meeting 7PM BP Matt Bellace @ KV KV Winter fun Night PP Blingo MARTIN LUTHER KING S HSA Family Dance 7PM DAY 27 28 29 30 31 DECEMBER FEBRUARY HS Final Exams KV Adult Evening School Registration S M T W T F S S M T W T F S SCHOOLS CLOSED HS Begin Semester 2 CB-H After School Fun Ends 1 1 2 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Records Day S Discovery Time Begins 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 24 25 26 27 28 30 31
ROBOTICS FEBRUARY BM CB-H Crooked Billet-Hallowell KV PP S HS EC HHEF JNC BP Eastern Center for HH Educational Jarrett Be A Part of Blair Mill Learning Community Keith Valley Pennypack Simmons High School Arts & Technology Foundation Nature Center the Conversation sunday monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday saturday 1 2 CB-H Sweetheart / Daughter Dance 6:30 - 8:30PM S Talent Show Grades 1 & 2 7PM
3 4 5 6 7 8 9 KV Adult Evening School Begins HS Blood Drive BM Community Book Club CB-H Family Workshop 6:30PM HS Cavalcade Indoor Percussion & Guard Contest HS STEAM Lunch & Learn BM HSA Meeting 7PM KV Valentine’s Day Dance 3PM (Library) 10AM-Noon 7-9PM CB-H Community Book Club 5:30 - 6:30PM PP Sweetheart Dance CB-H HSA Meeting 7PM CB-H Reading Rainbow Night 6PM 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Title I Family Night @ CB-H KV Girls’ STEAM Lunches Elementary Valentine’s Day Parties HS Back to School Night NO SCHOOL 6:30PM FOR STUDENTS Staff Development EARLY DISMISSAL STUDENTS Staff Development 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 DISTRICT CLOSED PP HSA Meeting 7PM CB-H Spring Picture Day KV HSA Meeting 7PM KV KV Challenge PP Family Skating 10AM - Midnight PRESIDENTS’ DAY S Kindergarten Night Out 7PM 24 25 26 27 28 MARCH PP Spring Picture Day JANUARY CB-H 500 Weigh-In 6PM S M T W T F S S M T W T F S S Discovery Time Ends 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 27 28 29 30 31 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
MUSIC In OUR SCHOOLS MARCH BM CB-H Crooked Billet-Hallowell KV PP S HS EC HHEF JNC BP Eastern Center for HH Educational Jarrett Be A Part of Blair Mill Learning Community Keith Valley Pennypack Simmons High School Arts & Technology Foundation Nature Center the Conversation sunday monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday saturday FEBRUARY APRIL 1 2 S M T W T F S S M T W T F S FIRST Mid-Atlantic Robotics District Competition @HS 1 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 CB-H Barnes and Noble 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Family Night 6-8:30PM 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 24 25 26 27 28 28 29 30
3 4 5 6 7 8 9 KV Book Fair HHEF Author HS Red & Black Pool Night BM Community Book Club CB-H 500 7PM HS Mid-Atlantic Indoor Color HS FIRST Robotics Comp. Laurie Halse Anderson @ Simmons 6:30PM Guard Contest 3PM BM HSA Meeting 7PM HS Red & Black Gym Night visits HHHS HS STEAM Lunch & Learn 6:30PM JNC Green-up Day 9AM - Noon HS K-12 Music In Our Schools (Library) 10AM - Noon 7PM 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 KV Book Fair HS Senior Class Trip (Disney) S Pool Registration 7-8PM HS HSA Meeting 7PM CB-H Community Book Club CB-H Awards Assembly 5:30-6:30PM PP Family Learning Night S Talent Show 6:30PM CB-H HSA Meeting 7PM Grades 3 & 4 7PM KV Book Fair Family Night 6PM KV Shamrocker Dodgeball Tournament KV Girls’ STEAM Lunches 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 HS Senior Class Trip (Disney) BM Spring Pictures / Grade 5 PP HSA Meeting 7PM HS National Honor Society KV HSA Meeting 7PM S HSA Family Bingo 7PM HS 3rd Annual Superhero’s Class Picture Induction Ceremony Event (Cafe) 11AM PP Girls Night Out EARLY DISMISSAL STUDENTS Staff Development 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 HS SNOW DATE HS Grade 9 “Minding Your CB-H Family Bingo Night 6:30PM Superhero’s Event Minds” Presentation HS Junior Prom @ Spring Mill (Cafe) 11AM 7:30AM PP Book Fair 31 S Talent Show Grade 5 7PM
JaRreTt NaturE cenTeR APRIL BM CB-H Crooked Billet-Hallowell KV PP S HS EC HHEF JNC BP Eastern Center for HH Educational Jarrett Be A Part of Blair Mill Learning Community Keith Valley Pennypack Simmons High School Arts & Technology Foundation Nature Center the Conversation sunday monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday saturday 1 2 3 4 5 6 PP Book Fair HS STEAM Lunch & Learn BM Community Book Club CB-H Variety Show 7PM (Library) 10AM - Noon BM HSA Meeting 7PM KV Spring Fun Night 7 - 9PM KV PMEA Choral Fest
7 8 9 10 11 12 13 HS ASERT Autism Presentation S HSA Staff Appreciation CB-H Community Book Club CB-H Mother / Son Event 7PM 6PM Luncheon 5:30 - 6:30PM HS ACT Exams 7:30AM HS Post-Secondary Spring Fair CB-H HSA Meeting 7PM 6:30 - 8PM HS Class of 2020 Brunch CB-H Reading Rainbow Night 6PM w/ Bunny 10AM HS Hall of Fame Ceremony HS Mini-Thon 4PM 9AM JNC Green-up Day 9AM - Noon S Grade 1 Concert 7PM 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 PSSA ELA (Grades 3 - 8) Potential Snow PP HSA Meeting 7PM DISTRICT CLOSED Make-up Day EARLY DISMISSAL SCHOOLS STUDENTS CLOSED Staff Development 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 PSSA ELA (Grades 3 - 8) Potential Snow Make-up Day District Grade 5 Strings Concert CB-H Earth Day Celebration CB-H “When I Grow Up” @ Simmons 7:30PM 1–3PM Career Expo 10AM - 2PM SCHOOLS CLOSED KV HSA Meeting 7PM KV Fun Run 9AM 28 29 30 MARCH MAY PSSA Math Grades 3–8 & Science Grades 4 & 8 S M T W T F S S M T W T F S S Grade 2 Concert 7PM 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
CRooked Billet-HallowelL may LeaRning CommunitY BM CB-H Crooked Billet-Hallowell KV PP S HS EC HHEF JNC BP Eastern Center for HH Educational Jarrett Be A Part of Blair Mill Learning Community Keith Valley Pennypack Simmons High School Arts & Technology Foundation Nature Center the Conversation sunday monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday saturday APRIL JUNE 1 2 3 4 S M T W T F S S M T W T F S PSSA Math Grades 3–8 & Science Grades 4 & 8 1 2 3 4 5 6 1 CB-H Crooked Billet Day BM Community Book Club CB-H Spring Carnival 3 - 7PM 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 BM HSA Meeting 7PM HS SATs @ HS 7AM 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 HS District Art Show JNC Earth Day 10AM - 2PM 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 HS STEAM Lunch & Learn 28 29 30 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 (Library) 10AM - Noon 30 KV Girls’ STEAM Lunches
5 6 7 8 9 10 11 HS AP Exams BM Volunteer Breakfast 9AM CB-H Staff Appreciation Luncheon CB-H Kindergarten Orientation CB-H HSA Meeting 7PM BM Day-of-Service JNC Green-up Day 9AM - Noon 9:30AM District Grade 4 Strings Concert CB-H Reading Rainbow Night 6PM CB-H Mother–Daughter Tea @ Simmons 7:30PM CB-H Enrichment Program with Treats 6:30PM PP Mother / Son Event Celebration of Learning 6 - 7:30PM S Spring Celebration of HS HSA Meeting 7PM Learning 6:30 - 8PM 12 13 14 HS AP Exams 15 16 17 18 HS | KV Keystone Exams Algebra, Biology, Literature KV Grade 5 Parent Orientation KV Spring Choral Concrt 7PM HS Band & Orchestra Concert BM Spring Concert CB-H Field Day (RAIN DATE) S Spring Fair 11AM - 3PM 7PM 7PM @ High School 6:30PM KV Grade 8 Dance 7 - 10PM KV Business Networking Event 7:30-9AM S Kindergarten Spring Concert CB-H Field Day PP Trout Release 2PM @ Tyler State Park PP Career Day KV HSA Meeting 7PM S Kindergarten Orientation 9:30 - 11AM 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 HS | KV Keystone Exams Algebra, Biology, Literature S Grade 5 Camping CB-H Grade 5 Camping HS Post Prom 11PM - 5AM BM | PP Grade 5 Camping HS Senior Prom @ The Hilton KV Spring Band Concert 7PM BM Kindergarten Orientation PP Spring Concert @ High School City Ave 7PM 6:30PM PP Pride Day PP Kindergarten Orientation HS Choral & Jazz Concert 7PM 9:30AM S Field Day (RAIN DATE) S Field Day PP HSA Meeting 7PM S HSA Meeting 7PM EARLY DISMISSAL STUDENTS and Staff 26 27 28 29 30 31 DISTRICT CLOSED KV Orchestra Spring Concert CB-H Grades 2-4 Spring Concert CB-H Grade 5 Picnic BM Field Day 7PM w / Band & Strings @HS S Grades 3 & 4 Concert CB-H Father / Son Event 6:30PM 7PM @ HS Auditorium 7PM CB-H Grade 5 Picnic (RAIN DATE) Special Olympics @ HS Stadium Special Olympics (RAIN DATE)
HiGH SCHOOL JUNE BM CB-H Crooked Billet-Hallowell KV PP S HS EC HHEF JNC BP Eastern Center for HH Educational Jarrett Be A Part of Blair Mill Learning Community Keith Valley Pennypack Simmons High School Arts & Technology Foundation Nature Center the Conversation sunday monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday saturday MAY JULY 1 S M T W T F S S M T W T F S 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 5 6 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 31 28 29 30 31
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 S Pool Registration 7-8 PM CB-H Celebration of Leading and Learning BM Community Book Club BM 5K Run and Bash BM Kindergarten Concert 2PM Elementary Mini-Relay for Life CB-H Grades K & 1 Spring Concert BM Grade 1 “Celebration of 8:30AM - 1PM Grade 5 Band Concert PP Field Day and Color Run Learning” 1:45PM HS 1st Graduation Practice 8AM @KV 7PM S Grade 5 Promotion @ HS CB-H HSA Meeting 7PM HS Senior Bash S Young Authors’ Day 10AM Auditorium 7PM (After Graduation Practice) HS Senior Awards Night 6PM S Grade 5 Picnic S Grade 5 Picnic (RAIN DATE) 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 HS Final Exams BM Grade 5 Promotion HS 2nd Graduation Practice CB-H Grade 5 Promotion Ceremony 9:30AM CB-H “School in the Pool” STUDENTS LAST DAY 8:30AM Ceremony 7PM Spirit Day OF SCHOOL CB-H Volunteer Tea 9AM HS Graduation (Stadium ) PP Pool Day PP Grade 5 Promotion CB-H Awards Assembly 10AM 6:30PM Ceremony @KV 7PM KV Grade 8 Promotion Ceremony @HS 1PM PP Pool Day (RAIN DATE) 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 RECORDS DAY STAFF DEVELOPMENT 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
ArT in our Schools JULY BM CB-H Crooked Billet-Hallowell KV PP S HS EC HHEF JNC BP Eastern Center for HH Educational Jarrett Be A Part of Blair Mill Learning Community Keith Valley Pennypack Simmons High School Arts & Technology Foundation Nature Center the Conversation sunday monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday saturday 1 2 3 4 5 6 INDEPENDENCE DAY DISTRICT CLOSED
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Around OUR SCHOOLS AUGUST BM CB-H Crooked Billet-Hallowell KV PP S HS EC HHEF JNC BP Eastern Center for HH Educational Jarrett Be A Part of Blair Mill Learning Community Keith Valley Pennypack Simmons High School Arts & Technology Foundation Nature Center the Conversation sunday monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday saturday JULY SEPTEMBER 1 2 3 S M T W T F S S M T W T F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 28 29 30 31 29 30
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HATBORO - HORSHAM SCHOOL DISTRICT superintendent's message With anticipation and excitement, I welcome our new and returning students, families and We were excited to formally open Hallowell Elementary School this past September. For the staff to the beginning of the 2018-19 school year. past 15 months we developed the plans for a new state of the art Crooked Billet Elementary The Hatboro-Horsham School District is very proud of our educational programs, extra- school that will be built on the current site of Crooked Billet and will break ground on the curricular opportunities and the services we provide our students, parents and community. We new school this September. The opening of the new elementary school is anticipated for the strive to provide a safe and secure environment, excellent learning opportunities, high quality start of the 2020 school term. During this construction, students from Crooked Billet will be teaching and first rate supportive services. attending Hallowell Elementary School. This past school year we implemented 1:1 computing in our High School. The goal of 1:1 With the start of a new school year there is the opportunity for new successes and new computing is to place digital tools in the hands of every student to make his/her education beginnings. I want to remind parents and guardians, your involvement in your child’s education more engaging, and to transform learning and teaching. One important benefit of a 1:1 learning is one of the most important factors contributing to your child’s success in school. Reviewing environment is the ability to differentiate how students learn and are able to demonstrate work sent home by his/her teachers, establishing a routine for homework, communicating with their learning. Additional benefits are boosted student motivation, student ownership of their your child’s teachers and becoming involved in the activities offered to families can go a long learning, and increased opportunities for collaboration in project-based learning. During the way to making this a successful year for your children. Working together we will make this a 2018-19 school year we are expanding our 1:1 computer initiative to all 5th grade classrooms great school year. and piloting 1:1 learning strategies in Keith Valley Middle School. Dr. Curtis Griffin, Superintendent of Schools 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.
Special Education to the team. Parents are invited to participate in team meetings nondiscrimination policy Special education services are provided to identify exceptional and may refer their child to the team for consideration. The function students according to Federal and State special education of the team is to develop strategies and procedures to utilize The policy of the School District of Hatboro-Horsham is to provide regulations. Learning support, emotional support, life skills support, within the classroom. Attempts are made to meet the needs of the an equal opportunity for all students through the programs autistic support, speech and language programs are operated by student within the regular education program before referring for offered in the schools regardless of race, color, age, creed, the school district. Programs and other services also are provided evaluation for special education eligibility. religion, sex, sexual orientation, ancestry, national origin, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information or handicap/disability. by the Montgomery County Intermediate Unit. The determination Screening This includes provision of education and related aids, services, of a specialized program for a student is made by an Individualized All students are screened for visual and ⁄ or hearing difficulties. or accommodations which are needed to afford each qualified Education Planning Team consisting of educators and parents Speech and language screenings are done routinely and upon student with a disability equal opportunity to participate in and and based on the recommendations of the Multidisciplinary Team. teacher or parent referral. Questions regarding special programs may be referred to the obtain the benefits from educational programs and extracurricular Special Services Office at 215-420-5802. Multidisciplinary Evaluations activities without discrimination, to the same extent as each student During the Student Resource Team process, a multidisciplinary without a disability, consistent with federal and state laws and Services for NonSchool Aged Children evaluation (MDE) may be conducted. A MDE might include regulations. The School District of Hatboro-Horsham shall take all Parents of children not of school age who have concerns regarding academic information, classroom functioning information, and a necessary actions to comply with state and federal laws prohibiting specialized needs may call the Montgomery County Intermediate cognitive evaluation. Parents must give permission for the MDE discrimination in educational programs. The following individuals Unit at 610-755-9400 or the School District of Hatboro-Horsham to occur and may request a MDE by conferring with the school have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the District’s Office of Special Services. principal. Parents are an integral part of the multidisciplinary team. non-discrimination and harassment policies: For Students, Parents/ A MDE may be requested at any time and will be completed as Guardians and Community Members: Assistant Superintendent, 229 Homebound Instruction required by state regulations. All findings of a MDE are confidential Students who become ill or disabled during the school year may Meetinghouse Road, Horsham, PA 19044, Phone: 215-420-5005; and are maintained by the school as per the Family Educational receive homebound instruction. A letter from the doctor requesting For Employees and Contractors: Director of Human Resources, Rights and Privacy Act of 1974. If the MDE shows that the student homebound instruction must be sent to the school counselor for 229 Meetinghouse Road, Horsham, PA 19044, Phone: 215-420-5016. has a disability and requires specially designed instruction, a students in grades K-12. The request for homebound instruction recommendation is made for special programming. must include the cause of and specified time period for the school homeless children’s initiative absence in addition to an explanation as to how the condition prevents school attendance. When approved by the School Board, a language instruction educational program The Homeless Children’s Initiative exists to help homeless children certified teacher will be assigned, if available. Homebound services with a variety of services. If you are homeless with school or The School District of Hatboro-Horsham provides English Language are not guaranteed. Requests should be made through the school preschool aged children, please contact one of the persons or Development (ESL instruction) for students who are eligible as counselor. Those students receiving specialized services through agencies listed below for assistance. English Learners (ELs). English Language Development is part of the special education or protected handicapped student programs Kimberly B. Myers, Ed.S, NCSP: Hatboro-Horsham School District the district Language Instruction Educational Program (LIEP), and should contact the Special Services Office at 215-420-5802 when Homeless Liaison 215-420-5801. is provided by ESL certified teachers and SIOP trained content area requesting homebound services. teachers, a research-based method for instructing and supporting Region #8 McKinney Vento Homeless Act Site (serving Bucks, Section 504 ⁄ Chapter 15 Service Agreements English Learners with the goal of attaining English language Delaware, Lehigh, Montgomery, and Northampton counties) In compliance with State and Federal Law, the Hatboro-Horsham proficiency in core content areas. Regional Site Coordinator: Michelle Connor 215-348-2940 ext 1361, School District will provide to each protected handicapped student, email@example.com. Families new to the district are asked, as part of the registration without discrimination or cost to the student or family, those related process, to complete a Home Language Survey in a language of aids, services or accommodations which are needed to provide their preference. Information from the survey serves as the first special education & special services access for a student to participate in and obtain the benefits of the level of screening to ascertain if a new student may be eligible for school program. In order to qualify as a protected handicapped ELD services. In addition to providing ELD programming for English Programs for Gifted Students student, the child must be of school age with a physical or mental Learners, the district strives to create a welcoming environment Students are identified individually and receive programs based on disability which substantially limits or prohibits participation in by providing community and family engagement events, and guidelines and regulations embodied in state law under Chapter 16. or access to an aspect of the school program. These services for interpretation services for families to ensure information is Those school age students who possess superior intelligence scores protected handicapped students are distinct from those applicable available in a language family members can understand. The school and/or meet multiple criteria indicating gifted ability (which includes to all exceptional students enrolled (or seeking enrollment) in district LIEP program meets the requirements of the Elementary consideration of intelligence measures) may receive services if the special education programs. and Secondary Education Act, and aligns with Pennsylvania student requires specially designed instruction that is not available Student Resource Teams English Language Development Standards (PA ELDS). Additional in the general curriculum. If we suspect your child is qualified for information about the School District of Hatboro-Horsham’s ESL Each school has a Student Resource Team consisting of teachers, the gifted services, you will be notified of screening and evaluation program, including eligibility and opting out requirements, can school principal, a guidance counselor and a school psychologist. procedures. Parental requests for screening and evaluation should be found on our website or by contacting Sue Vaites, Director of Children who are experiencing difficulties in school may be referred be made to your child’s school counselor. Curriculum, at 215-420-5012.
HATBORO - HORSHAM SCHOOL DISTRICT transferred to another school upon notification either by the vocational-technical education new admissions parent or the receiving school. The Education Records Policy is forwarded annually to each family. The Education Records Eastern Center for Arts and Technology is accredited by the The Hatboro-Horsham School District uses a Central Registration Policy can also be found on the Hatboro-Horsham School District Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The campus process for all new students. The registration information can be website, the student handbook and in each school building. is located in Willow Grove and the school is owned by nine school found on the school website at www.hatboro-horsham.org. Select districts in Eastern Montgomery County. “Register for School” to find the requirements for registration, The programs provided at EASTERN are considered part of the registration paperwork and the link to set up the registration parent-teacher conferences appointment or contact the Registration Office at 215-420-5031. the high school program and count as elective credit toward The Hatboro-Horsham School District encourages parents to be graduation. These programs give students the opportunity to actively engaged in their child’s education. Parent meetings with reinforce their career path after high school, get a head start on collegiate studies in that field and get ready for employment. immunization regulations their child’s teacher(s) are an important part of the education process. Opportunities for parent-teacher conferences are built Most of the career programs offer advanced placement college The Department of Health has changed school immunization into the district calendar. credit or dual enrollment opportunities for students continuing their education after high school in similar majors. Normally regulations effective August 2017. The regulations are intended Parents will be able to schedule conferences with any or all of students enroll in the vocational-technical program in grades 11 to ensure that children attending school in the Commonwealth their child’s teachers on these dates. If you would like to schedule and 12. Students enrolled in the EASTERN afternoon program are adequately protected against potential outbreaks of vaccine a conference at a time or date other than the standing dates, attend their home school for one-half day and EASTERN for the preventable diseases. please contact your child’s teacher or the school office to make remaining half day. FOR ATTENDANCE IN ALL GRADES, children need the arrangements. With fourteen career offerings available, EASTERN provides following: opportunities for academically talented students who wish to • 4 doses of tetanus, diphtheria and acellular pertussis* expand and enrich their education into avenues where their (1 dose on or after the 4th birthday) emergency communication career goals do not align with traditional college education; such • 4 doses of polio (4th dose on or after 4th birthday and at as Culinary Arts, Technology, Commercial Art, Allied Health, least 6 months after previous dose) Providing accurate up-to-date information in emergency Protective Services and Veterinary Science, to name a few. More situations is extremely important for the Hatboro-Horsham School • 2 doses of measles, mumps and rubella** information about EASTERN can be found at www.eastech.org. District. The school district and each school building utilizes • 3 doses of hepatitis B the automated messaging system called “School Messenger”. pennsylvania keystone exams • 2 doses of varicella (chicken pox) or evidence of immunity This system will send text messages, voice messages and email messages to cell phones, home phones and email addresses o * Usually given as DTP or DTaP or DT or Td very quickly in the event of an emergency. (Parents ⁄ Guardians The Keystone Exams are one component of Pennsylvania’s new o **Usually given as MMR must verify accuracy and ⁄ or update their child’s demographic system of high school graduation requirements. These end-of- FOR ATTENDANCE IN 7th through 12th GRADE, children need and contact information on an annual basis. This can be done course assessments are designed to assess proficiency in three the following: through the School Forms link in the PowerSchool Parent Access subjects: Algebra I, Literature, and Biology. In future years, feature. pending funding, additional Keystone Exams will be administered. • 1 dose of tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis (Tdap) Keystone Exams will help school districts guide students toward if 5 years have elapsed since last tetanus immunization In addition to “School Messenger” communications, emer- meeting state standards. • 2 doses of meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV) gency information is posted on the district website www.hatboro-horsham.org. and is available on the school Under the plan approved by the Pennsylvania Department o First dose is given 11-15 years of age; a second dose is district’s cable Channel 28 (Comcast) and Channel 33 (Verizon). of Education, beginning with the Class of 2020, students required at age 16 or entry into 12th grade.
are required to demonstrate proficiency on the appropriate o If the dose was given at 16 years of age or older, only one We also utilize the “School Messenger” system to provide Keystone Exam (Algebra I, Biology and English Literature), or a dose is required. information to parents via voice messages and email messages specified and validated assessment instrument including a local regarding general school information. Text messages are only assessment in order to meet graduation requirements. *** EXCLUSION FROM SCHOOL *** used for urgent communications. At Keith Valley Middle School and Hatboro-Horsham High • Your child will be excluded within the first 5 days of school, if immunizations are missing or given at incorrect intervals. School, we will continue to make decisions that align with the State mandates without negatively impacting the educational For those students unable to get all immunizations completed emergency school closings experiences of our students. The testing windows will take due to spacing of vaccines by day #5 of school, the parent or guardian will need to provide the school nurse with a medical In the event of inclement weather conditions or other emergency place in December 2018, January 2019, and May 2019. Prior certificate signed by the child’s healthcare provider. If the situations, the School District of Hatboro-Horsham will alter its to the assessments, families will be receive specific information student is non-compliant with the medical certificate, then daily schedule to assure the safety of our students. regarding test administration and schedules. exclusion will occur. Should schools be closed, their start delayed or an early dismissal, power school • If your child is exempt from immunizations, he or she may be removed from school during an outbreak. 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) Power School is Hatboro-Horsham School District’s student and Channel 33 (Verizon), our district website, KYW-1060 AM information system. There is a Power School Parent Access student transfers (School Code number 313) and most local television stations and feature available for families of students in grades kindergarten their websites. through twelve. This feature can be accessed via the Hatboro- Parents MUST inform their child’s school office as soon as they are aware that the student will be leaving the School District of We ask that parents refrain from calling individual schools for Horsham School District website under the tab “For Families”. Hatboro-Horsham to move to another school district. This will reports so that building lines can remain open. Newly enrolled students will receive parent ⁄ guardian login information during their first week of school. This electronic tool enable the office to make arrangements to forward all necessary allows families and students to monitor academic performance in records and initiate closing procedures. real time through access to all grades and assignments as soon attendance as they are posted. The Power School Parent Access feature also provides an opportunity for families to register for weekly change of address Consistent school attendance is vital to success in school. It is not only students who benefit from regular attendance. Teachers, reports which are automatically distributed via email. Students moving to a new address within the School District of parents, and the wider community all benefit when students Hatboro-Horsham should contact their school office immediately are attending school and achieving. These benefits include college and career readiness for change of address procedures. greater student safety, community well-being, and a sense of connectedness for all. The Hatboro-Horsham School District requires that pupils enrolled in the schools of this district attend The high school uses the NAVIANCE platform as a College and Career Readiness tool for students. NAVIANCE enables students student records school regularly in accordance with the compulsory school laws of Pennsylvania. The attendance policy can be reviewed on the to find college and career pathways that are right for them. They district website – Policy number 204 Attendance. Student records are confidential and privileged information and start by setting personalized goals, learn about their skills and are protected by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Absence Line – Parent(s) ⁄ guardian(s) are expected to report a interests, and explore career options based on those interests. Act of 1974. Parents have the right to inspect these records, to student’s illness by calling their child’s school’s Absence Line on They can then search for colleges, apply for scholarships and receive copies of them, and to request changes in any misleading the day of the absence, unless the absence is pre-arranged. This is track admission status. NAVIANCE helps students plan a and inaccurate information. an important part of the district’s safety and security procedures. course of action to reach their goals, find resources to prepare After calling in an absence, written or emailed notes providing academically, and discover their own path. For additional Except for directory information (name, address, telephone the reason for the absence must be submitted within 3 days. information, please contact the High School Guidance Office at number, etc.), student records cannot be released without the 215-420-5522. written consent of the parents. If you do not want directory information released, you may prevent release by contacting the appropriate building principal in writing. Records may be
HATBORO - HORSHAM SCHOOL DISTRICT visitor sign-in procedure district safe schools weapons policy All of the schools and buildings within the Hatboro-Horsham School Hatboro-Horsham School District is committed to ensuring the The School District recognizes the importance of a safe school District are important. These buildings house our most precious health, safety and welfare of all the students and staff of the environment relative to the educational process. Possession of commodity, the children of Hatboro and Horsham. In order to District. In the formation of the Safe Schools Committee, the goal weapons in the school setting is a threat to the safety of students maintain the level of safety that the School District has enjoyed, we set forth was to involve all internal and external clients in the and staff and is prohibited by law. Weapons under the control of recognize the importance of controlling the flow of visitors in all of decision making process. Membership of this committee consists law enforcement personnel are permitted. The complete District our buildings and document the specific location visited. of Hatboro-Horsham School District faculty, administrators, Policy for Weapons may be accessed on the District Website – nurses, supervisors of transportation, maintenance, and food Weapons 218.1. Each building has signs posted at the entrance noting that all service, as well as representatives from the Hatboro-Horsham visitors, including School District employees from other buildings, Community and its First Responders. The task of this committee The term weapon shall include but not be limited to any knife, parents, vendors, and guests must be signed in before entering. is to identify safety topics, discuss and make recommendations cutting instrument, cutting tool, nunchaku, firearm, starter gun, Listed below are the proper procedures: for change. shotgun, rifle, replica of a weapon, incendiary device or explosive, • The visitor will go to the sign-in area or kiosk, produce a and/or any other tool, instrument or implement capable of A comprehensive All Hazard Emergency Response plan has been inflicting serious bodily injury. driver’s license photo identification which is entered into developed, which meets all Federal, State, Township and Borough the Visitor Identification System (VIS), and state their The student is in possession of a weapon when the weapon is Emergency Management standards. This plan also follows the business. If the visitor does not have photo identification, found on the person of the student; in the student’s locker; under National Incident Management Structure as recommended by an administrator must approve the visit. School District the student’s control while on school property, on property being School Board Resolution. The Plan has been designed to be a employees from other buildings must show their school ID. used by the school, at any school function or activity, at any living document that can adapt to the individual needs of any • If the business is valid as prescribed in the school handbook, of our schools. Each school has now formed an Emergency school event held away from the school, or while the student is the visitor will be signed into the VIS listing the information Management Team that meets regularly to discuss safety issues. coming to or from school. from their photo identification and the area or person to These initiatives allow the students to succeed academically and be visited. School District employees from another building Book bags, backpacks, purses and other such objects are enjoy a safe environment. The School District has also developed must sign in to the VIS. permitted in school and at school-sponsored events only so long a Bullying-Cyber Bullying Policy that is posted in each classroom as they are used for legitimate purposes. Students shall have • After signing in, the visitor will be issued an identification and on our web-page. no expectation of privacy in their lockers or desks, or their book badge that contains the visitor’s full name, the date, and bags, backpacks, purses or other such objects or vehicles while who they are visiting within the building. School District employees must display their employee identification badge behavior code of conduct on school property or at a school district sponsored event. while in the building. The Board prohibits students from possessing and bringing The Hatboro-Horsham School District is an innovative learning • Upon leaving the building, the visitor’s badge will be returned weapons and replicas of weapons into any school district community committed to excellence in academics, citizenship to the main office and the visitor will be checked out of the VIS. buildings, onto school property, to any school-sponsored activity, and co-curricular activities. We are committed to empowering onto any public vehicle providing transportation to school or a all students to pursue their educational and career goals by Parents ⁄ Guardians always have access to the school to school-sponsored activity and during the time required in going providing a supportive, engaging and challenging environment discuss, without delay, problems needing immediate attention. to and from school. which cultivates learning as an active, relevant and lifelong Forgotten money, lunches, books, etc. should be left at the process. In order to allow students to develop to their full The school district shall expel, for a period of not less than one office; and your child should come to the office for the item you potential, our school community must be a physically, emotionally (1) year, any student who violates this weapons policy. Such leave for them. The office is not required to contact the student. and intellectually safe place to teach and learn. expulsion shall be conducted in conformance with formal due process proceedings required by law.
NOTE: Unscheduled visitations result in interruptions to the school To aid in bringing about the proper environment for student The Superintendent may recommend modifications of such education program and create a potential liability issue. Unauthorized learning and development, there must be a set of reasonable expulsion requirements on a case-by-case basis. visitors are not permitted on school grounds during regular school hours and may be subject to legal prosecution. Students are requested not to rules that define expected student behavior and discipline The Superintendent or designee shall immediately report incidents bring guests to school. procedures. These rules and behavior expectations are based on involving weapons on school property, at any school-sponsored mutual respect and cooperation among all members of the school activity or on a conveyance providing transportation to or from a bus transportation and safety community A complete copy of the Behavior Code of Conduct is published in each schools’ student handbook. Specific code of school or school-sponsored activity to the local police department that has jurisdiction over the school’s property, in accordance with state conduct questions should be directed to the School’s Principal. law and regulations, the procedures set forth in the memorandum The Hatboro-Horsham School District will provide transportation of understanding with local law enforcement and Board policies. for all students in accordance with the School Laws of Pennsylvania. Our transportation department transports 4,700 student assistance program (sap) The Superintendent or designee shall immediately notify, as soon as practicable, the parent or guardian of a victim or suspect directly students daily to and from our schools and more than 73 private involved in an incident. In making notification, the Superintendent or schools. In addition we provide transportation for field trips and SAP is a team of certified and trained faculty members offering designee shall inform the parent or guardian as to whether the local extra-curricular events. Bus safety is very important. Successful assistance to students who are having academic, behavioral police department has been, or may be, notified of the incident. bus transportation requires the district, students and parents work together. Should you have any questions or concerns please or other problems in school. The team also offers support The Superintendent or designee shall report all incidents relating to contact the Transportation Department at 215-420-5450 for students through one-on-one meetings or student groups expulsion for possession of a weapon to the Department of Education. (anxiety, anger management, divorced families, family issues, Bus stop assignment information will be posted on our district grief and loss, open support, drug and alcohol support and self- website and at each school building during the week prior to esteem) with our community counselors. SAP accepts referrals controlled substance guidelines school opening. from staff, students and parents⁄guardians. All information is kept Students should arrive at their bus stop at least five minutes CONFIDENTIAL. To contact the SAP coordinator, please call Our district recognizes that the abuse of controlled substances is before the scheduled bus arrival time. In rare occasions, a bus 215-420-5583 or the High School SAP office at 215-420-5626. a serious problem with legal, physical and social implications for may be delayed. Students should wait at least 30 minutes before the whole school community. As an educational institution, the leaving their bus stop, unless a parent determines that weather schools shall strive to prevent abuse of controlled substances. conditions will not allow waiting. drug ⁄ smoking policy Students are prohibited from using, possessing, distributing, and Courteous and respectful behavior on the school bus and at being under the influence of any controlled substances during bus stops is a matter of safety. All students who take advantage The School District of Hatboro-Horsham will not provide a school hours, at any time while on school property, at any school- of district transportation are asked to obey the following rules. sanctuary for those who violate the laws relating to illegal sponsored activity, and during the time spent traveling to and Failure to follow bus safety rules may result in a temporary or distribution, possession or use of narcotics, drugs or alcohol. The from school and school-sponsored activities. permanent suspension of transportation privileges. possession, use or distribution of illegal drugs is not permitted in Controlled substances shall include: Controlled substances • Do not play or stand in the street while waiting for the bus or the school or on any school campus. prohibited by federal and state law, Look-alike drugs, Alcoholic after leaving the bus. beverages, Anabolic steroids, Drug paraphernalia, any volatile The School District of Hatboro-Horsham will protect the students • Board and depart the bus in an orderly manner. solvents or inhalants, such as but not limited to glue and aerosol under its jurisdiction by requiring compliance with all laws and by • Always cross 15 ft. in front of the bus. Cross only when red products, Prescription or patent drugs, except those for which requiring aid, treatment, rehabilitation and necessary removal of lights are flashing and traffic is stopped. permission for use in school has been granted pursuant to Board policy. those who are not compliant. • Remain visible to the bus driver at all times. Stay in assigned seats. • Observe classroom conduct on the bus. Talk quietly. Be The complete drug policy is available from any school Under the influence shall include any consumption or ingestion polite. Do not use abusive language. administrator and on the District website. of controlled substances by a student. Students violating the • No eating or drinking on the bus. Controlled Substance Policy may be suspended and/or expelled There is a NO SMOKING policy including e-cigarettes, vapor from school. The Board may require participation in drug • Bring only items that fit in your lap on the bus. pens, and vaporizers for the school district which includes all counseling, rehabilitation, testing or other programs as a condition • NO gerbils, hamsters, reptiles or other live animals on the bus. buildings, grounds and school buses, posted by the Fire Marshal of reinstatement into the school’s educational, extracurricular or • Keep the bus clean. Do not tamper with bus equipment. as No Smoking areas. Any individual who violates this policy will athletic programs resulting from violations of this policy. • Cooperate with your driver. be subject to a fine by the local magistrate. • If a large instrument needs to be transported, please contact The Controlled Substance and Paraphernalia Policy 227 is Transportation Services to make arrangements. available on the District’s website. • Follow all rules posted in the school bus.
HATBORO - HORSHAM SCHOOL DISTRICT notification of cctv systems responsibilities, and performance of system operations. Personal use must comply with Policy 815 and all other applicable School breathalyzer testing District policies and regulations. In order to promote a safe school environment, the Hatboro- Students and employees must review Policy 815 and sign an ac- Horsham School District has installed electronic surveillance knowledgement form to be permitted access to the district sys- Based on the concern for the health, safety and welfare of systems to review activity on school property and in school tems. Additionally Hatboro-Horsham School District employees our high school students, Hatboro-Horsham High School vehicles as one measure of prevention and protection. The use of follow all federal, state, and district regulations for the protec- administrators and school district personnel support the use of video recordings obtained by surveillance equipment is subject tion of student data. breathalyzers during school-sponsored events (on or off school to District policies addressing the confidentiality of student and grounds) and during the school day, if needed. This measure will staff records. Information obtained from electronic surveillance The Hatboro-Horsham School District’s Acceptable Use Policy hopefully serve as a deterrent to the use of alcohol by underage systems may be used by the administration to assist in an 815 is accessible on the District website. drinkers. investigation to determine whether a student has committed an unlawful or an unsafe act. Violations of the District’s Code This communication serves as notification that a breathalyzer may be used and students may be required to submit to a of Conduct will result in appropriate disciplinary consequences. working papers Any activity detected through the use of surveillance cameras breathalyzer test. Students will be notified that they will be that might constitute a violation of the law will be reported to the denied entry and/or be removed from the event or activity (and WORKING PAPERS ARE REQUIRED BY THE STATE OF appropriate law enforcement agency. PENNSYLVANIA AND THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR. may face additional disciplinary action) in the event that they are found to have consumed and/or possessed alcohol at, or before A student desiring working papers must bring a completed a school-sponsored event. pest monitoring application (signed by parent ⁄legal guardian) to the Hatboro- A breathalyzer may be administered any time a student’s actions, Horsham High School. Working papers are available on the high appearance or physical condition gives reasonable suspicion. The School District of Hatboro-Horsham uses an Integrated Pest school website under news: Students deemed to be under the influence of alcohol while on Management (IPM) approach for managing insects, rodents www.hatboro-horsham.org/Domain/97. school property will have a breathalyzer administered by the and weeds. Our goal is to protect every student from pesticide • Proof of birth is required - only a birth certificate, passport local police department. exposure by using an IPM approach to pest management. Our IPM or baptismal certificate will be accepted. approach focuses on making the school building and grounds an unfavorable habitat for these pests by removing food and water • A minor is no longer required to have a physical examination The Hatboro-Horsham School District does not discriminate on sources and eliminating their hiding and breeding places. We prior to receiving a work permit. the basis of race, color, age, creed, religion, sex, gender, sexual accomplish this through routine cleaning and maintenance. We orientation, ancestry, national origin, genetic information or • A minor is no longer required to have a job offer or a job routinely monitor the school building and grounds to detect any prior to receiving a work permit. disability/ handicap in its programs, activities and employment pests that are present. The pest monitoring team consists of our and contracting practices. The following individuals have been building maintenance, office, and teaching staff and includes our • It is no longer required that a parent ⁄legal guardian sign designated to handle inquiries regarding the District’s non- students. Pest sightings are reported to our IPM coordinator who the application in front of office personnel. The minor can discrimination and harassment policies: Students, Parents/ evaluates the “pest problem” and determines the appropriate take the application home, have a parent ⁄ legal guardian Guardians and Community Members should contact the Assistant pest management techniques to address the problem. The sign it and then return the application to school with the Superintendent, (215) 420-5005. Employees and Contractors techniques can include increased sanitation, modifying storage appropriate proof of age. should contact the Director of Human Resources at (215) 420-5016. practices, sealing entry points, physically removing the pest, etc. Office hours during school term: Monday - Friday 7:15 AM – 3:30 PM From time to time, it may be necessary to use chemicals to manage a pest problem. Chemicals will only be used when necessary,
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