Due to the extended closure of schools, the Shikellamy School Board adopted the following minimum graduation requirements according to PA School Code for the Class of 2020 on May 14, 2020: 4 English credits 3 Mathematics credits 3 Science credits 3 Social Studies credits 2 Arts and/or Humanities credits 1 Health and Physical Education credits + 5 elective credits
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RESOLUTION SHIKELLAMY SCHOOL DISTRICT SUNBURY PA Notice is hereby given that the Shikellamy School District Board of Education has approved the 2020-21 Proposed Final General Fund Budget showing Expenditures of $51,099,426.00, and a copy will be available for inspection at the Island Park Administration Center of the Shikellamy School District, 200 Island Boulevard, Sunbury, Pennsylvania, as well as the School District’s website (www.shikbraves.org), at least 20 days prior to final adoption currently scheduled for Tuesday, June 16, 2020, at 7:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time. Call 570-286-3708, if you are unable to access the Proposed Final Budget online or if you require access [...]
Budget Information Budget deficit for 20-21 is $2.5 million at best The state has said they will be flat funding school districts or worse for 20-21 (this is a minimum loss of approximately $300,000 dollars from Governor Wolf’s proposed budget) The COVID-19 situation will have a negative impact on Earned Income Tax collections and could result in an additional $500,000 to $1 million dollar loss in 20-21 There is proposed legislation to freeze property tax increases for the 20-21 school year Even if property taxes are not frozen for 20-21, the district would only be permitted to raise taxes as prescribed [...]
Educational hard copy packets will be distributed as follows HS materials will be distributed on April 14th through 17th from 11:30am to 12pm outside of Cafeteria Entrance on Walnut St. Middle School materials will be distributed April 14 at the front entrance from 10am - 12 pm And April 15th at the HS Cafeteria from 11:00 am to 1pm Elementary materials will be distributed from your child’s school April 14 - 10:00 am to 12:30 pm and 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm April 15 - 10:00 am to 12:30 pm After these dates by appointment Social distancing guidelines will be followed [...]
There are many internet service providers that are now offering free hi-speed internet service during this COVID-19 Pandemic. Below you will find a link that will explain a handful of options for families without internet service or those with inadequate internet service. These providers are offering free service for 60 days. When phoning a provider to discuss your needs, be sure to ask them as many questions as possible and be sure to confirm what happens to your service after the 60 days. Guide to Internet Services during COVID-19 (PDF) Service Electric eLearning Offer (PDF) Cellular companies may offer tethering incentives [...]
Yesterday Governor Wolf announced that school districts are closed indefinitely. Shikellamy remains optimistic that we will be about to return to school at some point this school year. We are asking parents to assist us with keeping students academically engaged throughout the closure. During the school closure, the District has implemented an instructional plan in phases: Phase 1: A 2 week instructional plan on March 12. Phase 2: A list of resources are available on our website. Phase 3: Teachers in grades 6-12 have begun and will continue to place work online. For families in these grade levels that do not have internet, [...]