SPOTLIGHT STORY: SOUDERTON PRIDE
Mikayla started riding when she was 5 years old. She competes alongside her sister Kate in the International Equestrian Association competitions. Mikayla not only rides English style, but also competes in miniature pony shows. Qualifying for regionals as one of the youngest on her team, she competed against 21 other riders for a 1st to 8th place spot. This is an extremely impressive accomplishment for someone her age. In her free time Mikayla enjoys tending to her farm animals and practicing tricks with her miniature pony, Bernie, and American Quarter Horse, Beau.
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SPOTLIGHT VIDEO - Vernfield Rock Your Socks Walk
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The Vernfield Elementary School community recognized World Down Syndrome Day on March 21st with a Rock Your Socks walk. Students and staff wore their craziest, loudest socks for a walk with their buddy classes to celebrate awareness, acceptance and inclusion.
From Frank T. Gallagher, Superintendent of Schools
As we anticipate the arrival of Spring, several of our elementary schools recently celebrated the 100th Day of School. This particular day is often filled with activities and events to commend students for their many achievements since the start of the school year. While this is indeed a unique day, I believe we should celebrate learning each and every day of the year. We are in a period in time where schools are often under the microscope and some voices are critical of public education. I could not be more confident, however, that in the Souderton Area we are providing a first-rate education to the community’s children. I take great pride in that service and also in our efforts to remain fiscally responsible so as to not overburden our taxpayers.
Certainly, there are challenges to be faced, however I believe the Souderton Area School District is rising to meet those challenges by growing and innovating every day. As I attend morning meetings in our elementary schools, I see students who are...Read the full Superintendent's Corner