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Welcome to S.E.P.T.A. 
Important Dates:

Upcoming Events
3/3 - Panther Pride Assembly, 2:30pm, Springfield Gym. Parents welcome.
3/3 - Deadline for Bingo Card Pre-order. See order form.
3/3 - School Store open lunch/recess. Item list & pricing.
3/4 - Speed Stacking registration deadline. Fee $20. Form.
3/6 - SEPTA meeting, 7:00pm, Springfield Library.
3/8 - EPS Meeting, 7:00pm, PHS Audion.
3/10 - Movie Night, Trolls, 7:00pm, Flier.
3/13 - Fiscal Oversight Committee, 9:00am, District Office, Dur/Nox.
3/14 - Get Ready for Kindergarten, 6:15- 7:15pm, Dur/Nox Library. Flier.
3/15 - General School Board Meeting, 7:30pm, PHS Library.
3/17 - Deadline for donations for Bingo baskets. Info.
3/17 - UPDATED Online ordering deadline for Gertrude Hawk fundraiser - FREE school delivery. Link. Enter Group Number: 727500.
3/17 - School Store open lunch/recess. Item list & pricing.
3/18 - Speed Stacking Tournament. PALMS. Pre-registration required.
3/20 - Student Holiday/In-Service Day.
3/22 - PMEA District 11 Songfest featuring 5th grade singers Brynn C, Taylor D, Genevieve F, Gianna G, Kaylei G, Ailish K, Reese K, Alex M, Rachelle N & Nadia P. Guest director Jeff Bruner from Boyertown School District. Upper Perkiomen High School.
3/23 - Strings Concert (grades 3-12), 7:00pm, PHS Auditorium.
3/20-23 - Appointments for Kindergarten literacy & math screenings. Register online or contact Ann Berger.
3/24 - Me & My Guy Dance registration deadline. Flier.
3/29 - Spring photos taken, sibling photos also available, contact Mrs.Burns to arrange.
3/30 - Gertrude Hawk Chocolates pick-up, 3:30-4:00pm & 6:30-7:00pm, Springfield Elementary.
3/31 - Spring Bingo Night! Doors open at 6:00pm and games begin at 6:30pm. Flier.
4/9 - UPDATED Online ordering deadline for Gertrude Hawk fundraiser - direct home delivery. Link. Enter Group Number: 727500.

Upcoming Sports / Activities
3/3-5 - PHS Musical Annie. Tickets on sale at the door.
3/3-5 - PRE-SALE tickets available for the Young Innovators Fair in Philly. Info/Tickets.
3/4 - Concert in the Round - Lenape Chamber Ensemble. Info.
3/11 - Resilient Kids: Building a Community of Kindness. Info.
3/11 - Bethlehem's Parade of Shamrocks, 1:00pm, Info.
3/11-12 - LEGO Collections at Sellersville Museum, free admission, Noon-4:00pm. Info.
3/14 - National Pi Day. Info.
3/19 - 60th Annual Allentown St. Patrick's Parade 1:30pm, Allentown Fairgrounds. Info.
Silver Creek Baseball/Softball/Tee Ball Spring online registration.
Palisades Area Girls Softball League online registration. Grade 2 & up.

Snack Days:

Students in grades 4--5 have the opportunity each day beginning 9/6 to purchase snacks in the cafeteria after they have finished their lunches. Beginning on October 3rd students in Grades 1-3 will also be offered the opportunity to purchase snacks, but on the schedule listed below. Children may bring cash to purchase snacks or use money out of their food service account. There is onlyone lunch account this year, so if you do not want you child buying snack please send in a note. Items for purchase vary in price from 25 cents to $1. Items typically offered include:

25 cent items: sunflower seeds, goldfish

50 cent items: smoothies, parfaits, pudding cups, fresh fruit, G-force bars, soft pretzels

55 cent items: bagged snacks (like chips & popcorn)

75 cent items: small water, ice cream

$1.25 items: fruit pockets, large water

Grades 1-3 Class Snack Schedule (beginning 10/1)

Miss Saxton - Day 1

Mr. Fayne - Day 2

Mrs. Muck - Day 3

Ms. Borzok- Day 4

Mrs. Rabi - Day 5

Thank you Corner
    • Thank you to the parent volunteers who helped out at January Movie Night and/or baked yummy things for us to offer the moviegoers; Sarah and Adam Gappa, Amy Knecht, Amy O’Brien, Penny and Doug Neeld, Joy and Danika Shearer, Emily French, Moira Hower, Kim Reilly, & Christina Crews. We are always appreciative of the help of Mr. Davis and our wonderful custodians Bill and Jim.
    • A huge thank you to all the Dodgeball Tournament — Mrs. Chilton and Mr. Blocher for refereeing the games and Mr. Davis for emceeing the event. Thank you to the parents volunteers; Jill Triani, Michele and Matt Carson, Sarah Gappa, & Amy Knecht for organizing registrations, awards, tournament schedule and brackets, donations, selling concessions and 50/50 tickets. Thank you to Someday Cafe, BJ’s, Giant, Weis, Bechdolt’s Orchard, & Fresh Market for their generous donations for our concession sales. The night was a ton of fun and a huge success!
    • Thank you to everyone who participated in Giant A+ Rewards. We have collected a total of $743.12.

Mark Your Calendars For This Years SEPTA Events!!!!
   Info Night: 9/8
   Family Fun Run:  10/1
   Movie Nights:  10/21, 11/11, 12/16, 1/13, 2/10, 3/10, 4/28
   Fall Bingo:  11/18
   Barnes & Noble Night:  12/9
   Santa Shop:  12/5-12/7
   Mother/Son Bowling:  2/3
   Winter Bingo:  3/24
   Me & My Guy Dance:  4/7
Clearances to Volunteer:

As a volunteer in Palisades schools, the following clearances will be required:

  1. Act 24 - Arrest and Conviction Form - FREE
  2. Act 34 - Criminal History Check - FREE FOR VOLUNTEERS (check the box)
  3. Act 151 - Child Abuse Clearance - FREE FOR VOLUNTEERS (check the box)

Clearances must be re-submitted every 5 years.

Follow this link for the clearance forms.

Act 114 - Fingerprints will NOT be required to volunteer in Palisades schools as long as you have lived in Pennsylvania for the last 10 years. A waiver (available at the above link) will need to be notarized & submitted which attests to the fact that you have lived in PA for the last 10 years in order to be exempt from submitting fingerprints. All clearances should be forwarded to our District Office, 39 Thomas Free Drive, Kintnersville, PA 18930, Attention: Susan Keogh

A Warm SEPTA Welcome!!!!
    We would like to welcome all new students and parents into Springfield. Please feel free to contact any of us if you would like to get involved, or if you just want to chat. 

Please welcome our new staff members:

Karla Martinez -- Spanish Teacher

Jason Blocher -- Gym Teacher

Samantha Chapman -- Cafeteria 

Contact Information

Volunteerism is what we're all about -- there is something for everyone.  If we all do a little it adds up to a lot.  Have a question or topic suggestion for a future meeting?  Want to volunteer your time?  Please email S.E.P.T.A. at septa@palisadessd.org
SEPTA Officers 

2015/2016 S.E.P.T.A. Officers:
President:  Jill Triani 
                                                                Vice President:  Tamara Rambo
Treasurer:  Lyla Cookson
Secretary:  Jen Keller
S.E.P.T.A. is a local organization of parents & teachers that promotes the welfare of children in the home, at school & in the community. It raises funds for many school needs that are over and above what are available through standard school funding.

In addition to fundraising efforts, S.E.P.T.A. hosts many fun and enriching activities, such as: Assemblies, Book Fairs, Ice-Cream Socials & a Family Fun Day at Dorney Park. Please check out our Activities & Events link to the left for a more complete list of the things we do.

NOTE:  This organization operates independently from the Palisades School District. The Palisades School District does not monitor these pages and is not responsible for the content therein. Questions regarding the content of this page should be directed to the President of this organization.

Last Modified on March 12, 2017