From Frank T. Gallagher, Superintendent of Schools
On Monday, August 29th, over 6,500 students return to our schools and begin what is sure to be a fantastic school year! We have had some very busy summer months in the Souderton Area School District. There were several major renovation projects at our school buildings, and we prepared for the start of a significant new initiative that provided all middle school students with their own digital devices that will be used to improve teaching and learning.
I continue to be impressed with our staff members, students, and families, and I feel incredibly fortunate to lead such an outstanding organization. Recently, Souderton Area High School was once again ranked as one of the Newsweek Top 500 High Schools in the United States. This accomplishment is a result of the hard work and collaboration of our students, staff, and community members and reflects the strong commitment we have to the children of this community.
In May, I presented the SASD Next plan to the School Board. SASD Next is a commitment to create technology-rich environments where teachers will expand the ways they make learning more equitable, relevant, creative, collaborative and challenging. Students will have the opportunity for choice in experiential projects...Read the full Superintendent's Corner
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SPOTLIGHT VIDEO - Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick visits Franconia Elementary
Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick came to visit my classroom after receiving letters from my students. The Congressman's visit meant a lot to us. Congressman Fitzpatrick talked with the students. He let them know that their writing matters, and writing to express your opinion is something that should be done in a democracy. He let them know they can have a voice in government, and writing is a way to sound that voice. He explained how bills get written and become laws, and that their writing and opinions can influence the process. He recognized these third graders as writers and thinkers, kids who will vote and make a difference.
SPOTLIGHT STORY: SASD Recognizes Military Graduates
On Friday, June 10th prior to the Souderton Area High School graduation ceremony, 15 select members of the senior class received special recognition from the Board of School Directors. The students were honored by the Board for their post-graduation plans to serve in various branches of the United States Military. This is the second year that Souderton has recognized these select students. The recognition was...Read full story.