Weekly Updates

Absences: Contact by 9am

Absentee Hotline: 610-351-5900 Extension 27711

Absentee Email: KVATTENDANCE@parklandsd.org

 

Welcome Back to the Pack!

Please mark your calendars with the following Back to School events at Kernsville:

~ Home Access Center Opens for Teacher and Bus Information

    Monday, August 26th  8am

New Student Tour & Orientation (New Families)

     Monday, August 26th  10:45am - 11:45am

PTO Social

     Tuesday, August 27th   5:30 - 7:30pm

Kindergarten Orientation (Kindergarten Students & Parents)

     Thursday, August 29th   9am - 10 am

Get the Scoop Classroom Preview (All Families)

     Thursday, August 29th   10:45 - 11:30am

1st Day of School

     Tuesday, September 3rd

Kernsville Open House (all families invited)

     Thursday, September 5th   6:30 pm - 8 pm

Kernsville School Picture Day

     Wednesday, September 25th


Classroom Teacher & Bus Information 

This information will be provided to parents via our online parent portal, Home Access Center or H.A.C. beginning Monday, August 26th.

A letter containing the website address and a username and password for each guardian was mailed home this week.   

Once logged into HAC, you will see your child's bus number, bus stop location, AM pick up time and PM drop off time along with their teacher's name and room number.

If you need technical assistance logging in to HAC please e-mail HAC@parklandsd.org or call 610-351-5602.

As of August 27th, if you are not able to access your child’s bus and homeroom information on HAC, please contact the school office at 610-351-5840.

Bus Information

Please review the bus information carefully and if there are any errors or child care information that is not reflected, please contact the school office at 610-351-5840 immediately.  Please do not wait until the Get the Scoop or the first day of school to notify us.


Application for Free or Reduced Price Lunch (must be done each school year) https://www.schoolcafe.com/


Birthday Recognition - The District has updated their policy regarding student birthday recognition including a limitation on edible forms of birthday treats from an outside source.  Please visit this link to review the complete details.


Please visit this link to read a message from our Assistant Superintendent regarding the Parkland Police Pals Program.

 

Welcome Back to the Pack!

Please mark your calendars with the following Back to School events at Kernsville:

~ New Student Tour & Orientation (New Families)

     Monday, August 26th  10:45am - 11:45am

~ PTO Social

     Tuesday, August 27th   5:30 - 7:30pm

~ Kindergarten Orientation (Kindergarten Students & Parents)

     Thursday, August 29th   9am - 10 am

~ Get the Scoop Classroom Preview (All Families)

     Thursday, August 29th   10:45 - 11:30am

~ 1st Day of School

     Tuesday, September 3rd

~ Kernsville Open House (all families invited)

     Thursday, September 5th   6:30 pm - 8 pm

~ Kernsville School Picture Day

     Wednesday, September 25th

 

NEW FOR 19/20: No more Bus Cards or Letters mailed home

Beginning with this school year, you will no longer receive bus cards in the mail.  Instead, you will go to Home Access Center (HAC) to get this information. You will receive a letter in the mail the week of August 19th with instructions on how to access and log in to HAC.

Once logged into HAC, you will be able to access your child’s bus, teacher and homeroom information, beginning August 26th. As of August 27th, if you are not able to access your child’s bus and homeroom information on HAC, please contact our office at 610-351-5840.

Bus Information
 
The bus information will include the bus number, the pick-up and drop off times and the location of the bus stop.  Please review that information carefully and if there are any errors or child care information that is not reflected, please contact the school office at 610-351-5840 immediately.  Please do not wait until the Get the Scoop or the first day of school to notify us.
 

Application for Free or Reduced Price Lunch (must be done each school year) https://www.schoolcafe.com/

Kernsville Summer Library

Due to summer maintenance Kernsville's Summer Library Program will be held at Schnecksville Elementary School.  The hours will be Thursdays from 9:30 am to 11:30 am starting June 27th and ending on August 8th.

Schnecksville Elementary School

4260 Sand Spring Rd.

Schnecksville


Yearbooks

We have a few copies left in the office that are available for purchase for $20. If you would like one, please call the office next week.


Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Program

Barnes & Noble is sponsoring a Summer Reading  Program for students in grades 1 through 6.  Complete details are available here.


Save the Date - Get the Scoop will be Thursday, August 29th.

 

Have a safe and happy Summer!

 

Tuesday, June 11th

5th Grade Awards Ceremony - 9:15 am (Families welcome)

5th Grade Dance Party - 1 pm (Students only)


Friday, June 14th

Last Day of School

Students will be dismissed at 11:45 am

Report Cards distributed


June Lunch Menu


5th Grade Parents - Families are invited to join us for the 5th Grade Awards Ceremony which will be held on Tuesday, June 11th, beginning at 9:15 am in the gym. Please use the outside entrance to the gym - doors will open at 9 am.


Parkland C.A.R.E.S. Food Pantry opens June 19th for summer hours ...Serving the Parkland Community. Follow this link for more information: Parkland CARES Food Pantry


Parkland Summer Camps include Academics, Athletics and Arts opportunities.  Many of the camps are taught by Parkland Educators/Coaches (such as most of the athletic camps) and take place at Parkland Schools.  There are also regional camps listed from across the Lehigh Valley.  Check out our summer camps web page here:  https://www.parklandsd.org/community/parkland-summer-camp-information

Recreational Opportunities and Community Events are also on the Parkland web site for your convenience and include many youth recreation opportunities.

Check these pages often as they are constantly being updated with new announcements.

Upcoming Camps

Big Red Just 4 Fun Camp - June 2019

Schnecksville Playground Association Summer CampJuly 2019

 

KV PTO Messages

The PTO board is in need of a president for the 2019-2020 school year.  The position carries a 2-year term. Presidency can be shared with a "co". We are also in need of chairs for PSSA Snacks, Spiritwear, Sponsorship, and others. Contact president@kernsvillepto.com for more information.  

 

 

Monday, May 27th

School Closed - Memorial Day


Tuesday, May 28th

1st and 2nd Grade Field Day

First Tee Golf Program - 3:45 - 5 pm

PSD Board Meeting - 7 pm


Wednesday, May 29th

5th Grade Field Day

1st Grade Field Trip

Future Einsteins - 3:50 - 4:50 pm


Thursday, May 30th

Safety Town Assembly - K and 2nd Grade - AM

Birthday Day in the Cafe

3rd Grade Parent Visitation

Girls on the Run 5K at Lehigh Parkway


LOOKING AHEAD...

Tuesday, June 4th

PTO Meeting - Cafe - 9 am

Girls on the Run Celebration - 3:30 - 4:45 pm


Wednesday, June 5th

Future Einsteins - 3:50 - 4:50 pm


Friday, June 7th

Crazy Hat, Shirt & Shorts Day

3rd Grade Recorder Concert - 2 pm


May Lunch Menu

June Lunch Menu


5th Grade Parents - Save the Date - Families are invited to join us for the 5th Grade Awards Ceremony which will be held on Tuesday, June 11th, beginning at 9:15 am in the gym. Please use the outside entrance to the gym - doors will open at 9 am.


3rd Grade Parents - Save the Date - Families are invited to join us for the 3rd Grade Recorder Concert which will be held on Friday, June 7th at 2 pm in the gym.  Please use the outside entrance to the gym - doors will open at approximately 1:40 pm.


Report to Parents - Exercise Kids Minds During the Summer


Parkland C.A.R.E.S. Food Pantry opens June 19th for summer hours ...Serving the Parkland Community. Follow this link for more information: Parkland CARES Food Pantry


Fun/Fitness Field Days at KV - Students will be participating in Field Days on the following dates:

  • 1st & 2nd Grade - May 28th 9:45  - 11:20 am & 1:30 - 2:50 pm (Rain Date 6/5) ***
  • 5th Grade - May 29th (Rain Date 5/31) This is a closed event due to additional activities incorporated into the day.

*** Parents are invited to observe and/or volunteer during this event.  See e-mail from school dated 4/30/19.


Parkland Summer Camps include Academics, Athletics and Arts opportunities.  Many of the camps are taught by Parkland Educators/Coaches (such as most of the athletic camps) and take place at Parkland Schools.  There are also regional camps listed from across the Lehigh Valley.  Check out our summer camps web page here:  https://www.parklandsd.org/community/parkland-summer-camp-information

Recreational Opportunities and Community Events are also on the Parkland web site for your convenience and include many youth recreation opportunities.

Check these pages often as they are constantly being updated with new announcements.

Upcoming Camps

Big Red Just 4 Fun Camp - June 2019

Schnecksville Playground Association Summer CampJuly 2019


KV PTO MESSAGES

The PTO board is in need of a president for the 2019-2020 school year.  The position carries a 2-year term. Presidency can be shared with a "co". We are also in need of chairs for Read-A-Thon (need co-chair), PSSA Snacks, Spiritwear, Sponsorship, and others. Contact president@kernsvillepto.com for more information.

Our final PTO meeting of the year will be held Friday, June 4 at 9 a.m. in the cafeteria.  We will recognize our "graduating" volunteers (those with current 5th graders who will have no children returning to KV in the fall) prior to the start of the meeting.

The Orefield Middle School PTO would Like to invite 5th grade parents to its final PTO meeting of the year on Wednesday, June 5 at 9 a.m. in the staff lounge. Come have some light refreshments and get to know your new PTO! Be sure to follow OMS PTO on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OrefieldMSPTO/