Welcome Back Message

Welcome to the 2019-20 School Year!

It has been great seeing so many students the last week visiting school and touring the building.  Students can pick up their schedule in the main office.  There is still time to visit, please see remaining dates/times below.

Thursday, August 15, 8:30-3:00
Monday, August 19, 8:30-3:00
Tuesday, August 20, 8:30-3:00

We are looking forward to the first day of school on Tuesday, August 27.  The school day is 7:40 am-2:45 pm.  Our building opens at 7:15 am daily.  We encourage students to allow enough time to be in their advisory classroom by 7:40 am.

On the first day of school students will report to their Advisory room.  This is printed on schedules close to the bottom.  We will have WEB Leaders and staff in the hallways on the first day to help students navigate their way.  Student schedules will be distributed in their advisory the first day.

 

Drop Off and Pick Up Procedures
Please take a minute to review our drop-off and pick-up procedures which can be found at the link below.

Appearance and Dress Code

If your child is riding their bike to school we have a bike rack in the main entrance parking lot. 

Recommendations for bike riders:
  • Ride bike on sidewalk to the crosswalk and cross to bike rack.
  • Lock your bike to bike rack.
  • Remind child that there are many cars in the parking lot and it is important to pay attention and use sidewalks.

Handbook
The Middle School Handbook is available online at http://indiancrest.soudertonsd.org/ or click on the link below.

Middle School Handbook

Please note:

Cell Phone
Students are permitted to have cell phones in school, however they are not permitted to be out during the day.  Students who arrive prior to 7:30 am may have their electronics in the cafeteria.  Once the 7:30 am bell rings, students should put away their electronics and report to their locker to begin their day.  Cell phones that are out in the hallway, during lunches, in bathrooms, or during class time will be confiscated. 

Backpacks

Students are permitted to carry backpacks during the school day to their classrooms.  Backpacks are not permitted in the cafeteria or locker rooms. 


School Counselor Information
The Souderton Area School District Middle School Counselors strive to make sure that each student has the opportunity to be successful. Middle school is a pivotal time in the life of a student and it is our hope that we will be able to help make the journey a success. We are available to meet with both students and parents during regular school hours to discuss any questions or concerns. You can reach us by calling or e-mailing at:

School Counselors:
Lauren Smith (Long-Term Substitute for Mrs. Horton) lmsmith@soudertonsd.org
School Counselor for student last names A-Lo

Brendan Stanton - bstanton@soudertonsd.org
School Counselor for student last names Lu-Z

Fall Sports (7th & 8th Grade Only)
Middle School Fall Sports include football, field hockey, soccer (co-ed), and cheerleading.  Students interested in playing a fall sport will need to complete the following paperwork: Athletics Forms Paperwork can be turned into Mr. Hess or the main office the first day of school.  Practice start dates are listed below. Football – Practice will begin Tuesday, August 27 Soccer – Tryouts will begin Tuesday, September 3 Field Hockey – Tryouts will begin Tuesday, September 3 Cheerleading – Tryouts will be after Labor Day, more details to follow


SASD SUMMER LUNCH PROGRAM REMINDER
A free, healthy lunch is being distributed on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays June 17 through August 23, 2019 - pick up between 11:00a.m. - 12:00 noon at Indian Crest Middle School - come to the Main Lobby.

IMPORTANT DATES
August 19 - Computer Distribution for 7th & 8th Grade Students - 1:00-6:00 pm
August 23 – 6th Grade Orientation – 8:00-11:30 am, more information is forthcoming
August 27 – First day of School
August 30 & September 2 - No school
September 6 – Fall Fundraiser Kick-Off
September 6 – 6th Grade Activity Night
September 12 – Fall Picture Day
September 12 – Back-to-School Night