Entries by UDSD

6th Grade Stomp

Sixth grade students had a fantastic time recently at the Stomp – a 6th grade tradition held on a Friday afternoon and sponsored by our PTO. Students danced to the beat of a DJ, made new friends and celebrated the successful start of a new year!

Breakfast Cart

Smoothies, fresh fruit, graham crackers and assorted beverages are available for purchase by students every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in the main lobby.  Students should use their student cafeteria account for purchases.

A cosmic reunion

Art Pierce, the original Planetarium Director at Upper Dublin Planetarium stopped by to see the facility here at Sandy Run Middle School. Art retired 25 years ago and I know some of you will remember him as either a co-worker or if you were a student in Upper Dublin. Watching him and his wife reminisce about […]

Back to School!

Today we welcomed 4,129 students back to school for the 2017-2018 school year. The UDHS Class of 2018 met to launch their traditional “Senior year” activities. Our four elementary schools are welcoming to Kindergarten the UDHS Class of 2030! This is a special time of year and we are sending a Cardinal Thank You to […]

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 […]