SPOTLIGHT STORY: Young Engineers in Training
Students learn engineering with LEGO We Do kits in technology classes and occasionally during their Challenge class. This equipment has been made available to Vernfield students through a generous grant from the Indian Valley Education Foundation. The student reads diagrams to build a robot with tilt sensors, gears, motors or motion sensors. Then they plug the robot into a computer or download code from the computer or iPad to the robot to control it...Watch Slideshow
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Souderton Area High School Alumni Association Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
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The Souderton Area High School Alumni Association inducted four new members into its Hall of Fame. Hall of Fame members are chosen by a committee based upon their career accomplishments and/or their commitment and service to their community (local, national, or international). As part of the induction day festivities, each inductee shared his or her success story with high school students.
From Frank T. Gallagher, Superintendent of Schools
As the Thanksgiving season is upon us, I believe it is important to express gratitude to our community. I continue to be thankful that I have the opportunity to lead our vibrant school district, and I am grateful for the strong support we receive from parents and community members. We had a very successful start to the school year and continue to focus on ensuring that our children are growing academically, socially, and emotionally.
At the start of this school year we embarked on our new Technology Initiative, SASD Next, which included a 1:1 initiative of Chromebooks in our middle schools. We knew that it would be a shift in our learning environment, and I am pleased to report that our students and teachers have embraced the innovation and are engaging in some amazing learning opportunities. As I walk in and out of classrooms I continue to be impressed by the innovation I am seeing from our teachers and students.
Once again our fall activities and events were well attended by our students and our community. As we celebrated the 75th Anniversary of Franconia Elementary School, we were reminded of the rich history in our District and of the impact our schools have on generations of families. On Veterans Day, several of our schools celebrated or participated in ceremonies...Read the full Superintendent's Corner