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Grade Specific Promotion Guidelines

Grade One Promotion Guidelines – A Student Must Have:

A reading level of G or above
A math level of Basic (2), Proficient (3), or Advanced (4)

Grade Two Promotion Guidelines – A Student Must Have:

A reading level of L or above
A math level of Basic (2), Proficient (3), or Advanced (4)
A science level of Basic (2), Proficient (3), or Advanced (4)

Grade Three Promotion Guidelines – A Student Must Have:

A reading level of N or above
A math level of Basic (2), Proficient (3), or Advanced (4)
A science level of Basic (2), Proficient (3), or Advanced (4)
A score at Basic or above in End-of-Grade assessments in Reading and Math
Successfully participated in a group Multidisciplinary Project or Service Learning Project

Grades Four, Five, Six, and Seven Promotion Guidelines – A Student Must:

Achieve at least at the Basic Level in Reading and Mathematics, as defined by performance descriptors aligned with PDE standards and found in the Core Curriculum
Earn a passing grade in science.
Score at Basic or above in End-off-Grade Assessments in reading and math

Grade Eight Promotion Guidelines – A Student Must:

Achieve at least at the Basic Level in Reading and Mathematics, as defined by performance descriptors   aligned with PDE standards and found in the Core Curriculum
Earn a passing grade in science and social studies
Score at Basic or above in End-off-Grade Assessments in reading and math
Successfully participated in a group Multidisciplinary Project or Service Learning Project

Click HERE to view the 2017-2018 Parent/Student Handbook.

 

Extracurricular Activities

D.N. Fell offers a wide variety of extracurricular activities ranging from Dance to Golf to Arts and Crafts. A full listing will be made available in October 2016.

 

Eighth Grade Yearbook Committee

This is open to any eighth student. The members attend weekly meetings that discuss fund raising, dress down days, trips and other functions. In the spring the focus shifts to creating the yearbook. The members organize and arrange pictures by themes and each works on developing a certain page.

Student Government

There are four eighth grade officers of the Fell student government (President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer). Their classmates elect these students after giving speeches on why they would be effective in their positions. The officers’ duties include attending meetings, organizing activities, taking yearbook pictures, making announcements, voicing student concerns and assisting with school functions.

 

Annual Class Trips

Each year students in Grade 4 visit Washington D.C. and students in Grade 8 visit New York City.

Intramural Sports

At Fell we offer several Intramurals throughout the year including Flag Football, Indoor Soccer, Basketball & Floor Hockey.  Our Winter Interscholastic Sports  include Girls & Boys Basketball and a Co-Ed Track Team in the Spring.

We also have a Fell Cheerleading Team for grades 6-8.

In addition to the Intramural Sports every year we take a group of Fell student-athletes to the Penn Relays and partake in the Penn Relays School Days Field Trip.

 

Home and School Association

D. Newlin Fell has an active Home and School Association which provides an important connection between the instructional objectives of the school and the parents within the community.
Links to Important numbers and Information for Parents
Parent Help Line:
(215) 400-4000
If you have questions about anything that affects your child.

Book Hotline:
(800) 447-1169
If your child does not have adequate access in school to a required textbook

Bully Hotline:
(215) 400-SAFE
To report bullying, violence, harassment, threats and truancy. 24 hours / 7 days a week

Citizen Crime Commission Tipline:
Toll free (877) 345-TIPS
To report crime in our schools or in our communities.

Join the Home and School Council!:
(215) 400-6123
Get involved

Student Supply Lists:

Kindergarten

Grade 1

Grade 2

Grade 3 Ms. Denardo

Grade 3-5 Cycle

Grade 6

Middle School

Mr. Palmerio

Ms. Cureton

Mr. Swantek

Ms. Giedemann

Mr. Wagenborg

Mr. Ricci

 

Learning Support

Ms. Yoskowitz – Art

Last modified: September 12, 2017