Evans Elementary School
125 Sunset Road, Limerick, PA 19468-1721
Jacqueline Clarke-Havrilla, Principal
Doors Open: 8:45 AM
Classes: 9:00 AM - 3:40 PM
AM: 9:00 AM - 11:40 AM
PM: 1:00 PM - 3:40 PM
Evans Elementary School Announcements
EVANS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL!!!
3rd MARKING PERIOD ENDS / REPORT CARDS AVAILABILITY
Tuesday, April 12th, is the end of the third marking period. Report cards will be available Friday, April 22nd, to view electronically, after 4:00 PM, through your Skyward Family Access account.
SPRING-FORD NURSES COOK UP GREAT IDEAS!
National School Nurse Day is May 6th, join in the celebration by participating in their cause to promote healthy eating. Click HERE for all the details.
Evans ONE BOOK ONE SCHOOL
Support Evans' school -wide effort to promote literacy - during the month of April, teachers in grades 1-4 will be reading aloud The World According To Humphrey while kindergarten teachers will read aloud Sammy The Classroom Guinea Pig. Click HERE for all the details.
Culminating the month-long literacy activities in the classroom will be a Family Reading Night planned for Tuesday, May 3rd in the evening. As that date gets closer look for an email with all the details about the family reading night.
KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION 2016-2017
KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Children who will be five years old by August 31, 2016 will be eligible for Kindergarten in the 2016-2017 school year. Kindergarten registration began on February 16, 2016 and will continue until April 28, 2016.
Parents should select "Student Registration" on the left side of the home page. Once the on-line paperwork is complete, parents will be prompted to select a date and time for the appointment, which will be held at their child’s elementary school. Parents who are unsure of their elementary school, or are unable to select an appointment, should call 610-705-6120.
As a part of the registration process for the 2016-2017 school year, you will be asked if you would like to have your child participate in the “optional screening” for Kindergarten readiness. Please click here to learn more about the optional kindergarten screening process.
Not feeling well…Need to stay home and rest…or going to visit the doctor…
Please remember to call the ABSENTEE LINE…
To report an absence or tardiness, please dial 610-705-6012
When you hear “Welcome to…Evans Elementary School” select option “4” to report a student’s absence or tardiness.
Please leave the following information: Student’s name, the date of the absence, teacher’s name, and reason for absence or tardiness (indicate approximate time of arrival if tardy). (Calls must be made by 8:30 am for Grades K-AM to Grade 4 ~ or by 12:30 pm for K-PM)
This call must be made for EACH DAY of absence or tardiness.
(Unless prior arrangements have been made with the office.)
REMEMBER: A written “Excuse for Absence” note with a
parental/ guardian signature (or doctor’s note) explaining the absence is required within 3 days of the student’s return to school.
If note is not received within three days of the absence it is considered an UNEXCUSED/UNLAWFUL absence.
Due to changes in the PA State Child Protective
Services Law, effective July 1, 2015, there are new
clearance requirements for ALL VOLUNTEERS who
would like to assist in a classroom, the Library, go on field trips,
and/or assist in classroom activities/events. Please read
the information on the school district's homepage under
Community/Volunteer information to understand the requirements
and clearances you MUST obtain prior to volunteering.
MODIFIED KINDERGARTEN SCHEDULE
When there is a two-hour delay because of inclement weather,
Kindergarten classes will be held on a MODIFIED SCHEDULE ...
AM Kindergarten ... 11:00 AM to 12:45 PM
Student arrival 10:45 AM
AM Bus for arrival - 2 hours after normal scheduled time
PM Bus for dismissal – 1 hour after normal scheduled time
PM Kindergarten ... 1:55 PM to 3:40 PM
Student arrival 1:45 PM
PM Bus for arrival – 1 hour after normal scheduled time
PM Bus for dismissal – normal scheduled time
PSSA TESTING WINDOW - 2015-16
If you have a student in third or fourth grade for the 2015-2016 school year, please be aware of the following test dates when planning appointments and trips
April 11-15, 2016 - English Language Arts
April 18-22, 2016 - Mathematics
April 25-29, 2016 - Science (Fourth Grade Only)
May 2-6, 2016 - Make up testing dates - if needed
2015-2016 ELEMENTARY STUDENT HANDBOOK
This school year's Student Handbook can be accessed HERE.
"R t P" / Report to Parents Info & Tips
The National Association of Elementary School Principals provide members with a monthly parenting tip newsletter, Report to Parents or RtP. In this space periodically Evans will provide a link to the newsletter as it pertains to a subject matter and tip that might interest you as a parent of an Evans student.
This month the RtP pertains to "Your Child's Creativity". Here are some tips on how parents can help encourage their student to be creative and help their creativity to flourish.