About Us

Dear Schuylkill Elementary School Families,

Welcome to the 2019-20 Schuylkill Elementary school year!  A special welcome to our incoming second graders and new students.  We are excited to introduce you to our school, teachers and families!

We wanted to take a moment to familiarize you with our organization and provide key information all in one place.  Schuylkill’s School and Home Association (SSHA) is a family driven organization designed to bridge communication, fundraising and volunteer opportunities for families with students attending Schuylkill Elementary School.  Throughout the year we support over 30 events providing both volunteer and financial support.  Examples include school assemblies, family events at the school, book fairs, school store and teacher appreciation. 

One of our goals is to increase the number of families actively involved at Schuylkill.  Volunteering comes in many different shapes and sizes and we understand everyone has unique availability based on family, work, interests and other activities.  Click on the links below to read more about ways to be involved and sign up for what interests you. 

  1. Homeroom Parent Participation submit by 9/27/19

    Partner with your student’s teacher throughout the year on classroom events and parties.  Please complete this form if you are interested in volunteering in your child’s classroom.

  2. SSHA Volunteer Opportunities submit by 9/20/19

    We are looking for committee chairs/co-chairs and volunteers to support all of SSHA’s events.  Use this link to learn more about the events and sign up to volunteer your time or lead committees.

    • In many cases, volunteer clearances will be required to protect the safety of our students.If you do not yet have your clearances, click here to begin the process.Reminder, clearances expire after 5 years and require renewal at that time.

  3. SSHA Giving Opportunities

      In addition to the events mentioned above, SSHA provides funding items such as 
      annually published books for each student, funding for items at the school (e.g.         
      Outdoor Classroom, All Abilities Playground) and Author’s Day.  100% of donations are
      used to support Schuylkill Elementary School and our students.

  • Use this link to donate via PayPal or print a form and send your donation in to school.All donations are tax deductable and company matches are welcome (and encouraged!).
  • Giant A+ Rewards: Donate a portion of your Giant shopping to SSHA. Register yourself online or call 888-814-4268 (School building # 04124).
  • Box Tops and Labels for Education:For every Box Top you clip, the school earns 10 cents. Clipped box tops can be submitted by sending them in with your child or submitting online.
  • Amazon Smile:Add Schuylkill School and Home Association as your preferred charity and 0.5% of your eligible purchases will be returned to support our school.Sign in to smile.amazon.com on your desktop or mobile phone browser and simply select “Change your Charity” in “Your Account.”
  • Do you have a company or work for an employer that would be interested in supporting SSHA? We are always looking for sponsorship at events and programs throughout the year. If so, please contact us (SSHAVolunteers@gmail.com)

 Ongoing SSHA communication will be delivered in three key areas:

  1. Weekly Skylert (delivered to your inbox Sunday evenings from Dr. Renzulli)
  2. SSHA Facebook Page (Click here and like our page to receive our Facebook updates)

    *The same information will be communicated in both of these forums

  3. Bi-Monthly SSHA Meetings
  • 7-8 pm in the Schuylkill Elementary School Library:9/11/19, 11/6/19, 1/8/20, 3/11/20, 5/13/20

We look forward to meeting and working with all of you through the year.  If you would like to reach out to us directly, our email is SSHAVolunteers@gmail.com.



2019-2020 SSHA Board


Meredith Armstrong | SSHA President                                   Rachel Hettinger | SSHA Vice President

Laura Bomberger | SSHA Treasurer                                         Heather Khazen | SSHA Secretary



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