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4th Annual Animal Rescue Charity Yard Sale and Awareness Festival

posted Apr 10, 2019, 11:20 AM by Chris Hughes

The PVMS-E Builders Club is excited to present our 4th 
Annual Animal Rescue Charity Yard Sale and Awareness Festival to support local animal rescues.  Rescue groups are invited (free of charge) to set up and bring animals for Meet and Greet and help their organization get the word out.  Spaces are still available for individuals to rent for selling YARD SALE items; $10 for a small space and $25 for a large space (MUST reserve in advance).  FOOD TRUCK vendors pay a small % of their proceeds.   DONATIONS are needed for Builders Club to sell - %100 of proceeds is divided between participating organizations.  ITEMS we are accepting should be new, unused or in excellent condition:  Toys, Books, Jewelry, Kitchen and Housewares, Home Decor, Accessories, Sports Equipment and Memorabilia, Small Furniture, Knick Knacks, Collectibles, Office Supplies, Gardening Equipment and Plants, Arts and Crafts, Etc.  Please NO Clothing.  Donations can be dropped off at PVMS-E, 100 Kagey Road, Collegeville, PA   19426 by May 17th or dropped off at the event (South Elementary School) on Saturday, May 18th before 8:00 AM.  Please contact leskin@pvsd.org or 610-409-8580, ext. 3203 for more information. This is a rain or shine event.  We HOPE to see you there!  

Reminder: Schools Closed April 17-22 for Spring Break

posted Apr 10, 2019, 10:33 AM by Jessica Lester   [ updated Apr 10, 2019, 10:34 AM ]

spring break image
Perkiomen Valley School District schools will be closed April 17-22 for spring break. Offices will be open on April 17 and 18. Both schools and offices are closed April 19 and 22. As another calendar reminder, the end of the 2018-19 school year has been moved up to June 11. Since only two of the "built-in" inclement weather days were used, the last day will move up by one day. The three half-days move up as well. They will be June 7, 10 and 11. To download a revised calendar, click here. 

Art Show Thursday April 11th, 5 pm - 8pm @ EAST

posted Apr 10, 2019, 9:23 AM by Chris Hughes   [ updated Apr 10, 2019, 11:07 AM ]

The PVMS East Art Show is THIS Thursday, April 11th from 5-8pm. Students whose work was chosen will be listed in the master Google Doc which is divided by grade. Students can also check the 2nd-floor hallway bulletin board where the Art Show advertisement is posted. The names listed there by grade are the artists whose work has been selected for the show. If a name appears more than once then that child has multiple pieces in the show. The list will be updated daily until the evening of April 10th when all the artwork for the show will be finalized.  There will be an opening reception with refreshments starting at 5 pm. Come and support the art of these young Perkiomen Valley artists.

Link to the 2019 Art Show -  https://sites.google.com/pvsd.org/pvmseastart/spring-art-show-2019

One deserving 8th-grade student who likes art or who plans to pursue art at the high school can apply for a scholarship through Black Sheep Studio in Skippack. The scholarship allows students to explore a week-long art studio experience during the summer, build confidence in their abilities, and maybe help them discover any hidden talents. To apply, fill out the Google Form on Mr. Bernholdt's website. You can access his site with the link on his PVSD Teacher page. The scholarship recipient will be announced on the day of 8th Grade Awards and have one of their artworks framed to add to the East collection of hallway art.

Link to the 8th Grade Summer Scholarship Application -   https://sites.google.com/pvsd.org/pvmseastart/8th-grade-art-scholarship  

Registration Open for Spring/Summer Community Ed Classes

posted Mar 7, 2019, 5:37 AM by Jessica Lester   [ updated Mar 7, 2019, 5:37 AM ]

spring promo
Spring is on the way, which means it's time to sign up for our upcoming classes! The 2019 Late Spring/Summer Community Ed brochure is now available online, and you can also peruse classes and register through our webstore.

We are proud to offer a number of new summer camp opportunities for children this year, including:
  • Creative Kids Camp (in partnership with Community Music School)
  • Young Hacks Academy camps
  • Drama 4 Kids
  • Young Engineers
Of course we will still be offering our perennial favorites, such as Summer Fun Camp, Bricks 4 Kids Lego camps, tennis camp, and Orchestra Activity Week. Swimming lessons will also be offered during the month of July, with evening lesson times added this year.

Adults will have plenty to choose from as well. Here are some of the new offerings:
  • Genealogy for Beginners
  • Should You Love It or List It?
  • Tax Strategies for Investors
Overcoming Panic About Public Speaking​We hope you take the time to see what the PVSD Community Ed Department has to offer. Be sure to follow us @PVSDCommunityEd on Both Facebook and Twitter for regular updates about upcoming classes.

Bring in those Box Tops to help support EAST!

posted Jan 23, 2019, 11:35 AM by Chris Hughes

Dear Parents/Guardians:

A message from Middle School East's Home and School -

  • Box Top Drive starts Tuesday, Jan 22 and runs through Feb 15. Students can drop their box tops off in the designated collection box in the auditorium (see Mr. Molnar), to their homeroom teachers, or to the main office.  Please help support East with this easy way to earn money for Home & School.  
  • We are working on securing a date at the end of March to host a Family Game Night at East. Details to follow.


Questions?  Email us at:   easthomeandschool@gmail.com


Thank you.

Middle School East Home and School

Penn GEMS: Girls in Engineering, Math and Science Camp

posted Jan 23, 2019, 11:32 AM by Chris Hughes

Penn GEMS: Girls in Engineering, Math and Science Camp

Dear Parents of Gifted Girls of current 6th, 7th or 8th Grade: 

We received information about a camp about which your student may have an interest. 

Penn GEMS: Girls in Engineering, Math and Science Camp is an opportunity for Philadelphia-area middle school girls to learn about engineering and how it is part of everyday life.

Join us for a great week of hands-on science, math, and engineering at Penn! You’ll get to participate in hands-on engineering activities such as in Bioengineering, Nanotechnology, Materials Science, Graphics and Computing.

Please note: GEMS is a day camp only. Overnight accommodations are not available.

For additional information about the camp and hte application visit:


2019-20 Instructional Calendar Approved

posted Jan 16, 2019, 10:51 AM by Jessica Lester   [ updated Jan 16, 2019, 10:51 AM ]

The Perkiomen Valley School Board approved the 2019-20 instructional calendar at the Jan. 14th business meeting. The calendar features an Aug. 26, 2019, start for school, and a June 11, 2020, end date.

The calendar for next year is very similar to the current calendar, featuring parent-teacher conferences the week of Thanksgiving (meaning a full week off for students), and a winter break spanning Dec. 23 to Jan. 1.

Half-days have been included throughout the calendar year to accommodate in-service opportunities for professional and support staffs. Spring break will begin April 8 (which is an in-service day for graduation projects) and continue through April 13.

Graduation is planned for June 5, 2020. Three snow days have been built into this calendar. If none or only some of the snow days are used, the last day of school could be earlier than June 11.

Substitute Aides Needed

posted Oct 26, 2018, 9:23 AM by Jessica Lester   [ updated Oct 26, 2018, 9:24 AM ]

substitute aide advertisement
Looking to take your involvement with the district to the next level? Work at PVSD as a Substitute Aide! Submit your application as a Substitute Teacher Aide and spend your days providing meaningful service to students and staff in our schools. Although regular availability is preferred, this job provides significant scheduling flexibility from week to week. Apply now online or contact Susan Angel (sangel@pvsd.org) with questions.

STEM Scouts

posted Sep 28, 2018, 1:13 PM by Chris Hughes

STEM Scouts
STEM Scouts is scheduled to begin on October 11th at Middle School East.  Labs will be held on Thursday evenings from 5:30 PM-7:30 PM and all MSE and MSW students are welcome.  The cost is $220 for the entire school year payable via cash, check or PayPal.  Checks should be made payable to PV Middle School East Home and School.  If paying with PayPal, please send funds to PVMSEHS@gmail.com and include a notation that it is for STEM Scouts.
\ Please register using the link below:
STEM Scouts Video:

Support Home and School and Your Students

posted Sep 9, 2018, 8:13 PM by Chris Hughes   [ updated Sep 26, 2018, 5:07 AM ]

Support Home and School and Your Students 
Donations for the annual fundraiser for Home and School can be submitted to your child’s homeroom teacher as cash or check, made payable to PVMSE H&S.  You can also use PayPal and send your donation to pvmsehs@gmail.com and select the Friends and Family option to avoid fees.  There is no selling required and no boosters are utilized, we thank you for your support in advance.

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