Entries by UDSD

Exploring Composition in the 21st Century

Submitted by Ron Hillman, English Teacher. The project, “You can get anywhere from anywhere”, starts in the summer before learners begin AP Language and Composition. Students investigate a series of “explorations” found in “How To Be an Explorer of the World” by Keri Smith.. These “explorations” are writing, or rather thinking tasks, that involve interacting […]

Project Based Learning and the Unless Contest

Project-Based Learning (PBL) includes an open-ended challenge, mastery and application of content, individual accountability paired with cooperative interdependence, and an authentic audience. On Tuesday 2/14, Erin Loch’s 2nd period Environmental Science class took an important step in their PBL as they traveled to the Philadelphia Zoo to present their progress thus far in the Albert […]

SRMS Cardinals Robotics at Penn Regional First Lego League

The SRMS Cardinals Robotics team competed at the Penn Regional First Lego League tournament this Saturday on the University of Pennsylvania Campus. The Cardinals competed amongst 47 other regional qualifiers from the Southeastern Pennsylvania Region, which had over 200 teams attempt to qualify this season. The teams solution to the Animal Allies themed challenge was […]

UDSD Martin Luther King Day of Service 2017

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. The two-hour “Day On,” organized by a Faith-Based & Neighborhood subcommittee of the district’s Equity and Excellence Consortium included local service organization like Interfaith Housing, the Jewish Relief Agency, Habitat for Humanity and many others. Our elementary, middle and high […]

Superintendent’ Message 12/13/16

December 13, 2016 From the desk of the Superintendent Dear Parents/Guardians and Community Members, During our Education Committee meeting last week we addressed in depth our most recent standardized test data as presented in the 2016 School Performance Profile, and we have scheduled an additional presentation next month to benchmark our District scores with those […]

Superintendent’s Message

November 15, 2016 From the desk of the Superintendent Dear Parents/Guardians and Community Members, It is American Education Week and we invite parents and guardians to help us celebrate the excellent education program that we provide for all students in Upper Dublin! If you have not yet scheduled classroom visits and lunch dates with your […]

Superintendents Message 10-19-16

October 20, 2016 From the desk of the Superintendent Dear Parents/Guardians and Community Members, As I write this message our community is grieving the loss of one of our youngest students. Our faculty and staff is committed to supporting the Demar family and all members of our community as we face this tragic loss together. […]

Dino Hunter, Dr. Rick Schmidt

Dr. Rick Schmidt’s passion for science transcends the classroom space and the school year itself. Engaging students in authentic inquiry, Dr.Schmidt’s students can often be found exploring with telescopes outside, scuba diving in our pools, learning to conduct aerial surveys with drones, and much more. In the summer he follows his passion for research and discovery as […]

Superintendent’s Message 6. 8. 2016

June 8, 2016 From the desk of the Superintendent Dear Parents/Guardians and Community Members, This truly is a season of celebration across the District. On Monday evening, in an inspiring ceremony held under beautiful skies, the UDHS Class of 2016 became graduates. Our collective pride in these students was evident by the parents, grandparents, families […]

Mystery Location Calls – It’s a small world after all.

From our New UD NEXT series. UD NEXT celebrates innovation in teaching and learning experiences K-12, especially transformations facilitated by our technology initiative (Google Apps, Chromebooks, etc.). Every couple of weeks we will feature blog submissions which include a both teacher and student narratives. Teacher voice: Tara Brady (grade 4 Fort Washington Elementary School) This Winter and Spring, students […]