Week of May 18th – May 22nd

A Note From Ms. Sickler

I have been inspired by John Krasinski’s Some Good News and the last page of this week’s read aloud, “look with kindness and you will always find wonder”, to be even more intentional to look for the good… even during these very challenging and trying times.  May all our Harvest students emerge from this pandemic learning what really matters in life.


As we continue with distance learning through the end of the school year, I want to recognize your efforts and thank you for your partnership.  Our Harvest staff all know that what you are doing is not easy.  Hang in there with us for the next couple of weeks!  We are currently planning some fun end-of-year celebratory virtual activities for the last week.  We’re almost there! 

Let us know how you are doing and if you are in need of anything. Please take a moment to check-in with us HERE.


Ms. Sickler

Specials Newsletter

Each week our elementary specials teachers will be sharing some ideas for you to create, sing, move, innovate, and read.  Check out this week’s newsletter HERE.

Third Trimester Report Card Update

We want to thank all of our families who have worked together with our teachers and staff to provide continuity of learning during this crisis. We encourage you to continue your efforts to support students with distance learning as much as possible. We recognize that this has not been an easy time for many of our families and so appreciate all that you have done to help provide some level of normalcy for our youngest learners. 

Due to the COVID-19 school closures and the suspension of face to face instruction, Elementary level (K-5) report cards, and IEP progress reports will not be issued for the third trimester of the 2019/2020 school year.  

While we don’t know what tomorrow will bring, please know we are here with you and for you as we continue to grow and learn together!

Message from Superintendent Graden

SAS Community,

At Saline Area Schools, we believe one of the best ways to prepare your children for an increasingly complex society is to listen. That means giving you opportunities to share your honest feedback and not shying away from what you have to say. It means holding ourselves accountable when you tell us about an opportunity for improvement or growth. And, it means digesting your feedback and acting upon it in a way that will benefit everyone in the SAS family.

That’s why it’s critical we hear from you in our Distance Learning Feedback Survey, which launches Monday, May 18th. The survey asks for feedback on your and your student’s experience with distance learning during the coronavirus pandemic. We will use the results to continue making meaningful decisions in our schools.

Complete email message linked HERE.

COVID-19 District Notes

Saline Area Social Services Update

Items needed for the week of May 18th.
*Sliced Cheese – individual slices
*Cream Cheese
*Canned Corned Beef Hash
*Canned Beef Stew
*Ramen Noodles
*Canned Fruit
*Diapers – Size 5 & 6
Donations can be dropped off Mon. 10-5:30, Tues. & Wed. 10-12:00, Thur. 10-2:30, Fri. 10-12:00 and Sat. 11:30-12:30.

PTA Points

Brick Update!  We wanted to let families that ordered a brick for our courtyard know that they have been engraved.  We are working with the company to plan a time for installation.  We are hoping to have a celebration event in the fall once the bricks have been installed and we are safely able to congregate.  Stay tuned for more information…

Did You Know?

Did you know that Harvest Elementary has been recognized as a Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Distinguished School for providing broad access to transformative learning opportunities for students through PLTW Launch?  It is one of just 404 elementary schools across the U.S. to receive this honor. PLTW is a nonprofit organization that serves millions of PreK-12 students and teachers in schools across the U.S. 

Ms. Sickler Reads!

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