June 2015

Summer Facilities Improvements

by Randy Ziegenfuss on June 14, 2015

Salisbury_logo_1_In addition to providing professional learning and community workshops (outlined in an earlier post), the Salisbury Township School District will have its  facilities undergoing some much needed upgrading!

Harry S. Truman Elementary School

  • Roof replacement
  • Aluminum siding replacement
  • Complete renovation of all bathrooms
  • Exterior door and framing replacement
  • Interior door keying system replacement
Middle School:
  • Complete renovation of 6 bathrooms
  • Exterior door and framing replacement
  • Interior door keying system replacement
Western Salisbury Elementary School:
  • Interior hallway replacement, removing Quarry tile and replacing with Terrazzo
  • Interior door keying system replacement
Administration Building:
  • Emergency generator installation
  • Interior door keying system replacement
  • Carpet replacement in certain areas

We’ll be sharing photos of the various project on this blog as well as social media. Stay tuned!

Keystone STARS… at Salisbury Township School District

by Lynn Fuini-Hetten on June 11, 2015

kti-logo-long-300x149The “Keystone Technology Innovator Program identifies, invites and supports exemplary educators into a distinct and dynamic learning community. Keystones advocate the use of technology as a transformative tool to nurture the intellect, innovation and imagination of students.”

Program Objectives keystones

  • Recognize outstanding teachers using technology innovatively to provide transformative classroom experiences across the Commonwealth
  • Advocate educational technology
  • Enrich knowledge and skill base of teaching best practices
  • Cultivate technological expertise, creativity and innovation
  • Share lessons, strategies and practices with other state educators
  • Connect within Keystone community

This year, Salisbury Township School District nominated  teachers as Keystone Educators.  Mrs. Linda Helfrich at Harry S Truman and Mrs. Laura DoSantos at Salisbury High School were nominated by their building leaders as 2015 Keystone Educators.

This year, approximately 100 outstanding Keystone educators were selected by members of PAECT to participate in the Keystone STARS Summit which will be held July 27-31 at Shippensburg University.  Congratulations to Mrs. Linda Helfrich and Ms. Laura DosSantos who will be attending the Summit in Shippensburg this summer. Last year, Mrs. Teresa Cross and Mrs. Robin Burns attended the Summit.  Mrs. Jennifer Brinson is on the Summit Leadership team and will present some sessions,  Dr. Randy Ziegenfuss will be speaking at the Summit!


What are you learning this summer?

June 8, 2015

Join us this summer for our 3rd Annual Summer Academy. This year, we are offering over 40 sessions for staff and faculty members. There are sessions related to best practice and pedagogy as well as technology applications.  We have book studies, face to face courses, and blended sessions.  In addition to in-district sessions, there are also […]

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