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SHOUT OUT to Dr. Stoltz, one of 33 school leaders participating in PDE's Superintendent’s Academy

On November 8, 2018, 33 superintendents and charter school leaders from across the Commonwealth began the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s (PDE) third Superintendent’s Academy, a two-year professional development program. Among those 33...our own superintendent Dr. Stoltz! More +
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Teddy Bear Drive - Deadline November 29th

The District and West Shore Education Association (WSEA) are rallying to collect new and gently use teddy bears and other stuffed animals to support the Hershey Bears' hockey team's annual Teddy Bear Toss.  Bears collected through the event are distributed to area hospitals and first responders to be given to children who are experiencing trauma, either directly or indirectly.  
The deadline to donate a stuffed animal to your school is Thursday, November 29. The Teddy Bear Toss event will take place on December 2 during the Hershey Bears game at the GIANT Center. Let's join together to support this event! 

Student Email Accounts for Grades 6-12

Effective November 7, 2018, students in middle and high school (grades 6-12) will have access to a West Shore School District email address.  We are excited to offer this educational tool that will open up many opportunities for our students and staff. 
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Calling all artists and writers!

The West Shore School District is seeking the help of our talented students to design artwork and write a verse for the District's official 2018 holiday card.

The selected student work will be electronically reproduced and posted on our website and social media pages. The holiday card will also be sent to staff members, local businesses, school board members, and other organizations throughout the area.

This year, in addition to recognition at the December School Board Meeting, the selected students will each receive a $50 gift card.

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2018 Fall Conferences

Nov. 13, 14 3-6:45pm
Nov. 20 7:45-11:15am

AMS Parent Conferences are being held on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, Wednesday, November 14, and Tuesday, November 20, 2018.  Follow the instructions below to register. Over the last couple weeks have sent out invitations for traditional team conferences. We are now inviting all students and parents to sign up for student led conferences. As we lead up to conferences your child will be working very hard to prepare for this event. He or she has selected work samples from all classes, analyzed his or her strengths and weaknesses as a learner, and set possible goals for the remainder of the school year. Please come to this conference prepared to listen, acknowledge his or her effort and growth, and ask questions of your child.

Instructions to Register

  1. Please go to:  https://ptcfast.com/schools/Allen_Middle_School

  2. If you do not have internet access or have questions, please contact us via phone at 717-901-9552.

  3. Find and click on the name of your child’s team teachers.

  4. You will then be asked to register.

  5. Once you have registered, you will recieve an e-mail with a link allowing you to select your preferred date and time.

  6. Please register for only one (1) 30-min block of time

  7. In 6th grade students will be scheduled three per classroom, per time slot.

  8. In 7th and 8th grade, students will be scheduled eight per team, per time slot.

  9. Once you select a day and time, you will recieve a confirmation e-mail.

  10. You’re done! That’s all there is to it.  

More information may be distributed by the individual teams in the near future.

Thank you.

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MAKE-UP DAYS for Allen & Crossroads Middle Schools & Afternoon Kindergarten

Conditions at the beginning of the school year resulted in the closing of Allen and Crossroads for a total of five days and three weather-related early dismissals when afternoon kindergarten students did not attend school.  On Thursday, September 20, 2018, the Board of School Directors approved the use of the make-up days for these students.
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October's Issue of On Board

On Board is published monthly after the study sessions and Board meetings have been held. It provides a summary of Board discussions and actions as well as shout outs and recognitions presented by the Board and administration. To view the most recent issue click here. A link can also be found on the School Board page.

Upcoming Events


Fall Conferences

Tue Nov 13 2018

District Voice

Wed Nov 14 2018

Fall Conferences

Wed Nov 14 2018

Boyz Noyz Festival

Fri Nov 16 2018

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