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The Mustang Monthly Welcome back - August 2021 Edition

Updated August 25, 2021

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Principal's Post

I hope that everyone is having an amazing summer break! Please take a few minutes to review the information below. As per the most recent decision from DASD, starting August 16th, anyone who enters the building is required to wear a mask. Thank you in advance for you support as we work to keep all of our Mustangs and Mustang Families safe!

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Springton Manor Specific
PickUp Patrol

Please note: Students that will be picked-up will be given a placard for your vehicle on the first day.

If you are in need of a replacement or second placard, please email your request to sm_attendance@dasd.org and one will be sent with your child.

Homeroom Assignments

On Monday, August 16th, all classroom placement information will be available on Infinite Campus. Our school team gives careful consideration to every placement. We consider all aspects of our students and do our best to place them in an environment where they will be successful. Because of the intricacy of this task, we are not able to honor any requests to change classroom assignments.

Back to School Nights/Open House
  • Monday, August 23 - Kindergarten at 6 PM (Suggested 6-6:30 AM Session and 6:30-7 PM Session)
  • Tuesday, August 24 - First and Second Grades (6 PM - 7PM)
  • Wednesday, August 25 - Third, Fourth and Fifth Grades (6 PM - 7PM)

This year, our teachers will be recording and sharing out specific classroom information prior to the times listed below. Those informational videos will replace the typical presentations that were shared with parents during previous Back to School Nights. When you join us this year, feel free to explore the building with your child. Take time to check out the classroom and meet their teacher for the upcoming year. Our teachers will be focusing on conversations with students and answering any questions they have. Parents, if you have specific questions about the upcoming year or would like to share specific information about your child, please email the teacher directly to set up a time to talk with them. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Kindergarten Playground Party
Pick-up Patrol is Back!

Keep an eye out for communication about Pick-up Patrol and our dismissal procedures. For our Mustangs that are returning, it is very similar to last year.

Planning on volunteering this year?

Please check out the link below and ensure that all of your clearances are up-to-date!

Don't forget to follow us on Twitter and Facebook

Tweet us @dasd_sm and use the hashtags #SMMustangMoments and #DASDPride

DASD Specific Information
Cyber School Resources

Considering DCA for the 2021-22 school year? Check out these videos for more information.

DASD Virtual Community Bulletin Board

Please use this link to access our virtual community bulletin board. Here you will find information about programs and events that may be of interest to your family. Programs that were previously advertised in the schools are now posted to the virtual bulletin board.

Home and School Association
DASD Mission - Proud of our tradition of excellence, the mission of the Downingtown Area School District is to educate all students to meet the rigorous challenges of a global society.

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