Community Bulletin Board
The Community Bulletin Board is a place to promote community events, programs & activities that may be of interest to the UPSD community. To submit a flier for consideration, please follow the steps on our Flier Distribution Requests page. Any questions may be directed to Nikki Gum, Communication Specialist, 215-541-2475, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information posted here should not be interpreted as being sponsored by or endorsed by the district, but rather may be of interest to members of our community.
2020-21 School Year Postings
Support the Junior Class on March 10 at Chiaro’s
There will be a junior class fundraiser at Chiaro’s Green Lane location on Wednesday, March 10. Chiaro’s will generously donate 10% of your purchase (Dine in/Drive Thru) to the UPHS Junior Class. Your generous support helps offset financial costs for social events
like Prom and other activities. Find out more on this flier.
NHS Clothing Drive
The UPHS National Honor Society is currently accepting donations of gently used clothing items to benefit The Salvation Army. The Clothing Drive runs until March 26. All donations need to be gently used items that are in good condition. Donations should be placed in a bag and dropped off by the UPHS gym entrance in the collection boxes.
Valley Soccer Club Spring Registration
Valley Soccer Club Spring 2021 intramural registration is now open. There are leagues available for those born in 2005-2017. No registrations will be accepted after March 14. Find out more on the club website and this flier.
March Parent Training Opportunities: Eating Disorders & Executive Functioning
In March, the district will continue to offer parent training opportunities with virtual events on eating disorders and executive functioning. Please see additional details below.
- Eating Disorders: Recognizing and Understanding the Signs & Symptoms
- March 3, 2021 at 6pm (A change from the previously advertised time of 7pm)
- Register in advance for this webinar here.
- Introduction to Executive Functioning
- March 4, 2021 5:30-7:30pm
- Register in advance for this webinar here.
- Executive function and self-regulation skills help individuals to manage information, make decisions and plan ahead. In this workshop, participants will learn about these skills and how to support your children in developing and practicing them throughout an individual’s lifespan. The workshop is designed to provide individuals and families with information, answers and resources to maximize the student educational experience.
Student Assistance Counselors March Newsletter & Other Resources
The UPSD Student Assistance Counselors (SACs) work directly with building-level counselors throughout the school year, and have collaborated as a team on ways to best assist our students and families during this challenging time. The SACs have also prepared their March newsletter, and you can check it out here. Additionally, the SACs would like to share community resources regarding a LGBTQ+ Art Therapy Support Group for ages 10-14 and Trauma Training opportunities that may be of interest to district families. Another great resource is the Creative Health Services Monthly Newsletter, funded by MontCo Health & Human Services.
Upper Perkiomen Girls Softball League
Registration for the Spring 2021 Softball Season is now open for girls ages 5-15. Please visit the league website for more information and to register to play. Practices will begin mid to late March, with games running from April 25 until the end of the school year. Please note that payment is not due until the start of the softball season. Find out more on this flier.
Community Resource: PCCY’s COVID Toolkit for Parents & Other Services
Public Citizens for Children & Youth (PCCY) operates a telephone Health Line to help parents and caregivers apply for Medicaid and CHIP (for free and in all languages). PCCY will also connect children to services such as primary care, mental health, vision and dental. Call PCCY at 215-563-4828 x17 for assistance. You can also check out PCCY’s COVID Toolkit.
UPYBA Spring 2021 Baseball Registration is now open, and after March 12 a late fee will be applied. Divisions are available for those as young as 4, and as old as 12.
Upper Perk Youth Lacrosse
Registration is still open for boys and girls in grades K-6 who are interested in playing lacrosse this spring. Practices start in mid-March and no money is due until the start of the season.
Community Flier: UP Indians Spring Flag Football
Registration for Upper Perkiomen Indians Spring Flag Football is now open for boys & girls ages 5-17. Registration is open through March 5, and the season starts April 17. Find out more in this flier.
Community Flier: TechGirlz Workshops
TechGirlz runs free workshops for middle school girls (grades 5-8) on creating websites, games, apps, movies and robots. Check out TechGirlz’ February workshops on this flier.
Black History Month Virtual Panel Sessions
The Montgomery County Black History Month Committee will host weekly virtual panel discussions throughout the month of February, each with a different topic centered around the main theme of “The Black Family.” During each week's discussion, there will be a Q & A for attendees to ask any questions they may have as it relates to the Black Family and the highlighted topics: Education, Criminal Justice, Parenting/Family and Faith. The sessions are on Wednesdays from 12-1:15pm. Registration is available here. The four events are open to anyone in the community, and will also be livestreamed on the MontCo HHS Facebook page. Find out more on this flier.
St. Luke’s Healthy Kids Bright Futures
The St. Luke’s Healthy Kids Bright Futures Team is very excited to work with students virtually. They know that these are extremely challenging times for students, parents and school faculty and staff. In an effort to help enhance distance learning during these trying times, the Community Health and Preventive Medicine staff at St. Luke’s University Health Network have gathered resources together for you to share with your students and families! You will receive a packet of resources monthly. Find out more in this packet.
MontCo's Community Connections
Community Connections is a FREE program offered to any Montgomery County resident. The CC staff can help people navigate the human services system, better understand what resources are available, and make referrals to providers that best address identified needs. We can help link to resources focused on services for seniors, mental health, drug and alcohol, employment, childcare, housing, food, and much more. Check out the CC brochure and CC COVID Update Flier for more information.
Save the Date: UPVCC Business Expo & Job Fair
UPSD will have a booth at this year’s Upper Perkiomen Valley Chamber of Commerce Business Expo & Job Fair. The event will take place on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 from 2:30-6:30pm at the Upper Perkiomen Valley YMCA, under a large tent in the parking lot. The event is free and open to the public. Find out more on the UPVCC website.
Community Flier: UP Softball Registration
Registration for UP Softball is now open for girls ages 5-18 (as of 12/31/20). A late registration fee will be charged after March 6, and opening day is scheduled for April 25. Find out more in this flier.
Use AmazonSmile to Benefit the Upper Perkiomen Education Foundation
You can make a difference and help Upper Perk students while you shop online. Simply visit this link or shop with AmazonSmile on in the Amazon app, and AmazonSmile will donate to the Upper Perkiomen Education Foundation.