SPOTLIGHT STORY: SOUDERTON PRIDE
SAHS Student, Zach Benavage
Eagle Scout 2016
SAHS senior Zach Benavage became an Eagle Scout in the spring of 2016. Eagle Scout is the highest achievable rank in the Boy Scouts program. Zach has been involved in Scouts since the first grade. His culminating project in the program was to build horseshoe pits in Arbour Square, a senior living community in Harleysville. In addition, Zach is active in SHYBA basketball; he also enjoys snowboarding. He plans to study business - either marketing or finance - in college next year.
SPOTLIGHT VIDEO - Indian Crest Science Fair
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Seventy four 8th grade honor-level science students at Indian Crest embraced the opportunity to showcase their scientific efforts this winter to staff and students. The 74 projects spanned 9 categories. The entrants took turns answering questions and sharing their projects as every science class came in, perused, completed a questionnaire and then voted for the "best in show" from all the projects represented. Our 4th Indian Crest Science Fair was a huge success!
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