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

Upcoming Events

2/3- Panther Pride Assembly, 2:30pm, Springfield Gym. Parents welcome.

2/3- Grand Re-Opening of the School Store! Open lunch/recess. Item list & pricing.

2/3- Mother/Son Bowling, 5:00pm, Earl Bowl Lanes. Pre-registration required.

2/8- Author Adam Lehrhaupt visit, K-3

2/8- EPS Meeting, 7:00pm, PHS Auditorium.

2/9- Science of Sound assembly, 9:30am, Springfield Gym.

2/10- Spelling Bee, 2:30pm, Springfield Gym. 4th & 5th grades. Parents welcome.

2/10- Movie Night, Pete's Dragon, 7:00pm, Flier.

2/13 - SEPTA meeting, 12:10pm, Springfield Library & Live Streamed.  ( New Date!!!!)

2/13- Fiscal Oversight Committee, 9:00 - 11:59pm, PHS Library.

2/14- Valentines Day Parties.

2/15- Regular School Board Meeting, 7:00pm, PHS Library.

2/17- Student Holiday

2/20- President's Day - Student/Staff Holiday

3/1 - Cuddle Up with a Good Book Day 

3/2- Springfield Literacy Night, 6:30-7:45pm, Flier.

Save the date! March 31st—Spring Bingo Night!

Coming Soon: Gertrude Hawk Chocolates! Look for catalogs in Friday Folders soon for our Easter chocolates sale!

Upcoming Sports / Activities

2/21- Floor Hockey & Noodle Ball, United Friends School, Quakertown. More info.

2/11 & 2/18- SCAA Spring 2017 Signups, Silver Creek Social Hall, 1-3pm.

2/13- Parent Information Sessions for Kindergarten, PALMS Library, 9:30-10:30am or 6:30-7:30pm. Flier.

2/13- Online Registration for Kindergarten begins, register online or contact Ann Berger. Appointments for Kindergarten literacy & math screenings dates: March 20, 21 & 23. After families complete registration by turning in all paperwork, they will make an appointment for the screening. Indicating their choice of full- or half-day kindergarten for their child will occur at the screening.

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 February 7, 2017