2018-2019 School Opening Information

Opening of School 2018 – August 28

I hope that you are having a relaxing and fun filled summer as we are a little over a month away from the start of the 2018-2019 year. The IV staff has been steadfast in preparing for the big day and are excited to be reunited with our students. Below is a list of important dates and information for your review prior to the kick off the school year. Please contact the IV Main Office at 215-256-8896 if you have any questions.

  • Monday, August 6 – Home Access Center (HAC) / Student Schedules / Student Tours 
    • HAC and Student Schedules live after 8:00 a.m.
    • The building will be open for student tours Monday-Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. from Monday, August 6 through Monday, August 20. The building will be closed on Fridays for scheduled summer maintenance. 
      • Please remember that a parent or guardian must accompany students while touring the building.
      • Remember to check in at the main office before going on a tour.
      • Locker combinations will be available in the main office.
      • Some areas of the building may be closed due to summer maintenance.
  • Wednesday, August 15 – TSI Bus Cards mailed to parents.
  • Tuesday, August 21 – IV Chromebook Distribution 
    *Note: Chromebooks will only be distributed for 7th and 8th graders.  Please see the following link for information about Chromebook Distribution for 6th grade.
    o Three scheduled times of distribution. 
    8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
    12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
    6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
    o Please use this link http://www.soudertonsd.org/parents-students/sasd-next/ to visit the SASD Web site for important information on 
    Paying online
    Administrative Regulations
    Student/Parent Agreement
    Best Practice Guidelines
    COPPA
    o Additionally, this year we are allowing students to carry their book bag to all classes with the exception of the cafeteria and the locker rooms. It is recommended that Chromebooks be transported in the book bag throughout the day.
  • Wednesday, August 22 and Thursday, August 23 – Teacher In-Service Days
  • Friday, August 24 – 6th Grade Orientation with IV WEB Leaders from 8:00 to 11:30 a.m. 
    • Buses will run for the orientation. 
      • Note that the busses will run and do the morning pick-up ½ hour later than the daily pick up time on the bus schedule from TSI.
      • Parents can also drive their children to the orientation.  Please use the daily drop off and pick up rotation by the gym entrance.
  • Tuesday, August 28 – opening day for the 2018-2019 year.
  • Wednesday, September 5 – Picture Day.
  • Thursday, September 6 – Magazine Drive and Cookie Dough Fundraiser begins.
  • Friday, September 7 to Friday, September 14 – Book Fair (LGI).
  • Thursday, September 13 – Back-to-School Night – 6:30 to 9:00.

Enjoy the remainder of the summer!

Jeff Pammer, Ed.D
Principal
Indian Valley Middle School