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

Upcoming Events

4/7 - Me & My Guy Dance, 7-9pm, Springfield Gym. Pre-registration required. See flier for more info or contact Kim Reilly

4/7 - The American Cancer Society Relay for Life registration deadline. Link

4/7 - Spring Garden Cleanup, 2-6pm. All welcome to drop by & help. Bring gardening tools. Many hands make light work

4/12 - Iron Pigs ticket purchase deadline

4/12 - EPS meeting, 5:30pm SPECIAL START TIME (district cohort and hiring tool); Regular meeting begins at 7:00pm, PHS Audion

4/12 - Early Dismissal. PM Conferences

4/13 - Student Holiday. Conferences

4/14 - Student/Staff Holiday

4/17 - Snow make-up day. Regular school day

4/18-20 - Talent show auditions for 3rd thru 5th grade are being held during lunch/recess. More info: Kate Rabi

4/19 - Cooking Club sign-up deadline

4/19 - Regular School Board Meeting, 7pm, PHS Library

4/20 - Earth Day seed planting events during school day

4/20 - K-8 Art Show, 6pm - 8pm. What's YOUR Superpower? Featuring guest artists Pamela Ptak & Scott Hanna, PALMS. Please sign up to help with the show! Link

4/21 - Operetta, 2:30pm student performance, 7:00pm main performance, Springfield Gym

4/24-28 - Scholastic Book fair, BOGO. Extended hours on 4/26. Volunteer sign up sheet.

4/27 - Elementary Band Spring Concert, 7:00pm, PALMS

4/28 - Dorney Park tickets order deadline. Flier

4/28 - 5th Grade Movie Night, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, 6:45pm - 9:15pm, Springfield Gym. 5th grade ONLY drop off movie night event! Entire event is free including popcorn, baked goods, hotdogs, juice, and water. Special 5th grade movie basket raffle and more.


5/1 - SEPTA meeting, 7pm, Springfield Library & Live-streamed

5/2 - District's 5k Challenge registration deadline. Link

5/2-6 - Teacher Appreciation Week. Student appreciation volunteers contact Jill Triani

5/3 - Staff appreciation luncheon. Food volunteers contact Jill Triani

5/5 - Panther Pride Assembly, 9:30am 

5/5 - Staff appreciation dessert. Food volunteers contact Jill Triani



Upcoming Sports / Activities
4/8 - Quakertown Easter Egg Hunt, 9am, Memorial Park. Info.

4/8-9 - Saucon Valley Lion's Club 47th Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show

4/15 - Richlandtown Easter Egg Hunt, 10am, Benner Hall. Info.

4/22-23 - Brick Fest Live, Greater Philadelphia Expo Center. Link.


Camp Invention. http://campinvention.org/


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 Tamara Rambo for organizing a very successful Gertrude Hawk fundraiser and to everyone who purchased candy. We sold over $4,000 in candy and made a profit of $2,089 for future SEPTA purchases. Great job everyone! Thank you for supporting our school. 
  • Thank you to all who donated food for Operation Helping Hand, 1-day food drive for local food pantries.
  • Thank you to all the strings students who work hard to prepare their Spring performance.

  • Thank you to Michele & Matt Carson for planning the March Movie Night and to all the volunteers for helping out at our last school wide movie night especially Amy O'Brien and Adam Gappa. Many thanks to the bakers that have kept our tables full of delicious goodies!

  • Thank you to Tricia Fox and Moira Hower for organizing another very successful Bingo Night and to all the bingo callers and parents who donated basket prizes.

  • Thank you to the "Springfield Smarties" who participated in the Reading Olympics, March 29th at Pennridge Central Middle School. Congrats on winning a blue ribbon!

 
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 
      jilltriani@yahoo.com 
                                                                Vice President:  Tamara Rambo
Treasurer:  Lyla Cookson
Secretary:  Jen Keller
jnbkeller60@gmail.com 
 
 
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 April 7, 2017
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