• BACK-TO-SCHOOL INFORMATION

     

    FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS

    August 20th - 7th Grade & 9th Grade Students Only

    August 21st - First Day for All Grades


    SCHOOL SUPPLIES

    Although consumable supplies will be provided by the District, students are welcome to bring their own personal supplies to school as desired.

    Some classroom teachers appreciate when they receive boxes of tissues, hand sanitizer, and Clorox wipes to prevent germs from spreading. 


    TRANSPORTATION

    All bus assignments will be mailed the week of August 5, 2019. Please allow at least 5 days for delivery. All requests for new stops or changes must be sent to the Transportation Department in writing. Send via email: stinel@sgasd.org
     
    For more information, please visit the Transportation Department webpage. 


    REGULAR SCHOOL SCHEDULE

    New Salem, Paradise, & Spring Grove Elementary Schools
    8:25 AM - 3:10 PM
     
    Spring Grove Area Intermediate School
    7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
     
    Spring Grove Area Middle School
    7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
     
    Spring Grove Area High School
    7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
     

     
    IMMUNIZATION INFORMATION
     
    According to Pennsylvania state law, students must provide documentation of required immunizations within the first (5) days of the 2019-2020 school year. According to the School District calendar, Day 5 will be Tuesday, August 27, 2019.

    Students who have not provided the required documentation to the school nurse by Tuesday, August 27 at 4:00 pm, may be excluded from school as of Wednesday, August 28, 2019, until appropriate documentation is provided to the school.

    In order to avoid a disruption in your child’s education, we are providing you with a list of required immunizations to share with your medical provider in order to obtain documentation of all required immunizations or to schedule an appointment prior to the August 27, 2019, deadline.   

    If you have specific questions related to your child’s immunization status, please contact your child’s medical provider. We appreciate your assistance in obtaining the required immunizations as we comply with state mandates.

    Students in ALL grades (K-12) need the following immunizations for attendance:

    • Four (4) doses of tetanus, diphtheria and acellular pertussis* (1 dose on or after 4th birthday)
    • 4 doses of polio (4th dose on or after 4th birthday and at least 6 months after the previous dose is given)
    • 2 doses of measles, mumps and rubella**
    • 3 doses of hepatitis B
    • 2 doses of varicella (chickenpox) or evidence of immunity

    *Usually given as DTaP or DTP or Td

    **Usually given as MMR

    Students in grades 7-12 require ADDITIONAL immunizations for attendance:

    • Two (2) doses meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV). (First dose is given at 11-15 years of age; second dose at age 16 or entry into grade 12. IF dose was given at age 16 or higher, only one dose is required.)
    • One (1) dose of tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis (Tdap)


    BACK-TO-SCHOOL NIGHTS & ORIENTATIONS

    New Salem Elementary School

    • August 20th, 5:00 PM - Kindergarten Orientation
    • August 22nd, 6:30 PM - Back-to-School Night (Grades 1-4)


    Paradise Elementary School

    • August 14th, 5:30 PM - Kindergarten Orientation
    • August 15th, 5:00 PM - 1st Grade Back-to-School Bash
    • August 27th, 6:30 PM - Back-to-School Night (Grades 1-4)

     

    Spring Grove Elementary School

    • August 15th, 5:30 PM - Kindergarten Orientation
    • August 19th, 5:30 PM - 1st Grade Orientation
    • August 29th, 6:30 PM - Back-to-School Night (Grades 2-4)

     

    Spring Grove Area Intermediate School

    • August 19th, 6:00 PM - Back-to-School Night

     

    Spring Grove Area Middle School

    • August 14th, 6:00 PM - 7th and 8th Grades Orientation
    • August 28th, 6:30 PM - Back-to-School Night

     

    Spring Grove Area High School

    • August 13th, 6:30 PM - 9th Grade & New Student Orientation
    • September 5th, 6:00 PM - Back-to-School Night

     


    FIRST WEEK MENUS

    BREAKFAST - ALL SCHOOLS

    Choice of one Entree or cereal with graham crackers
    100% fruit juice or fruit and milk

    Wednesday - August 21
    Entrée: Whole Grain Mini Cinnis

    Thursday - August 22
    Entrée: Egg, Bacon, and Cheese Sandwich

    Friday - August 23
    Entrée: Whole Grain Pancake & Sausage

     

    LUNCH - ALL SCHOOLS

    Wednesday - August 21
    Main Entrée: Hamburger on Whole Grain Roll w/ fixin’s, Yogurt Munchable, or PBJ
    Fruit & Vegetable Choices: Homestyle Baked Beans, Low Sodium Tater Tots, Chilled Pears, 100% Fruit Juice

    Thursday - August 22
    Main Entrée: Chicken Patty on Whole Grain Roll, Yogurt Munchable, or PBJ
    Fruit & Vegetable Choices: Seasoned Green Beans, Sunchips, Applesauce, Fresh Fruit

    Friday - August 23
    Main Entrée: Assorted Pizza, Yogurt Munchable, or PBJ
    Fruit & Vegetable Choices: Tossed Salad, Steamed Carrots, Chilled Peaches, 100% Fruit Juice

     

    NO CONVENIENCE FEES FOR MYSCHOOLBUCKS

    If you don't have a MySchoolBucks account, sign up now. It's an easy and quick way to pay for your child's school meals. You can even set it and forget it with easy automatic payments.

    Visit www.myschoolbucks.com or download the app from Google Play or the App Store. 

     

    For more information on Nutrition Services, including the paperwork for free or reduced-price meals, please click here.