Blog Posts

#BecauseOfArtsEd

October 2, 2017

This post was contributed by Ms. Rachel Reinecke, Salisbury Township School District Visual and Performing Arts Chair. Designated by Congress in 2010, House Resolution 275 names the week beginning with the second Sunday in September as National Arts in Education Week. During this week, the field of arts education and its supporters joins together in communities across […]

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New Staff Features – Welcome to Salisbury Middle School!

September 28, 2017

Josh Ecker Job role in STSD: ELA Teacher – 7th Grade Reading Building assignment: Salisbury Middle School Previous work experience: I worked for three years as a 10th Grade English Teacher at Tacony Academy Charter School in Northeast Philadelphia. Before that, I student taught 9th grade at Wissahickon High School (my alma mater). Educational background: […]

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New Staff Features – Welcome to Harry S. Truman Elementary School!

September 27, 2017

Heather Cumello Job role in STSD: Reading Specialist/Title 1 Reading Teacher Building assignment: Harry S. Truman Elementary School Previous work experience: -15 years in the Allentown School District teaching 1st, 2nd, Title-1 reading, and Instructional Coach, 2 years at St. Ann School, Emmaus teaching 1st grade. Educational background: East Stroudsburg University Graduate, Undergraduate No. of years […]

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New Staff Features – Welcome to Western Elementary School!

September 21, 2017

Jennifer Roth Job role in STSD: ESL teacher Building assignment: Western Salisbury Elementary School Previous work experience: Fourth Grade teacher in the Parkland School District, Preschool, Teacher Asbury Methodist Preschool, ESL Long-term substitute Parkland School District Educational background:  High School graduate Parkland School District, Bachelor Degree Moravian College, Master’s Degree Wilkes University, ESL Program Specialist IU 1 No. of years […]

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Our New Digital Citizenship Website!

September 20, 2017

Last year we began the process of implementing a comprehensive digital citizenship curriculum from Kindergarten through Grade 12. This implementation began with five digital citizenship lessons per grade level (based on Common Sense Education’s curriculum), along with the work teachers were doing in their classrooms. Now, in year 2 of our implementation, our new School Libraries page is […]

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Fundations – Our New Literacy Program for Kindergarten and First Grade

September 20, 2017

A new school year has launched! Starting this year, all of the district’s Kindergarten and First Grade regular education classrooms will be using a program called Fundations to teach some important basics of reading, spelling, vocabulary, and handwriting. You are likely wondering, “What is Fundations?” Research indicates that systematic and explicit phonic instruction is effective […]

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