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308, 2020

Virtual Academy Coordinator

By |August 3rd, 2020|Categories: Employment Opportunities|

Virtual Academy Coordinator  (220 Day Per Year) Minimum Education Requirement- Bachelor’s Degree Qualified candidates should submit the following: Letter of Interest Official Transcripts in a sealed envelope 2 Letters of Reference Act 34 Act 151 Act 114 E-mails will not be accepted For more information about the position, contact Cathy Kolovich, Human Resources Administrative Assistant at 570-286-3721 ext. 2104 Complete applications should be submitted to Jason S. Bendle, Ed.D. District [...]

2907, 2020

Anticipated Secondary French & English Teacher

By |July 29th, 2020|Categories: Employment Opportunities|

The following position will be available for the 2020-2021 School year: Secondary French & English Teacher Appropriate Certification Required Please submit letter of interest, resume, Pa Standard Application, certificate, official transcripts, Praxis scores, four letters of recommendation, State Police Criminal Record check, Child Abuse Clearance, FBI Clearance, and Mandated Reporter Certificate to: Shikellamy School District Dr. Jason S. Bendle, Superintendent 200 Island Blvd. Sunbury, PA 17801 Interested Candidates must apply [...]

2407, 2020

Technology Systems Specialist

By |July 24th, 2020|Categories: Employment Opportunities|

Qualification:  Minimum formal education shall include a high school diploma, a successfully completed post K-12 degree in the technology field and a minimum of two years business or educational experience in technology related areas.  The position requires the ability to perform complex computer operations and a command of local and wide area network concepts as well as extensive ability to utilize the internet.  These skills include but are not limited [...]

2207, 2020

Sapphire Parent Portal Registration

By |July 22nd, 2020|Categories: Beck Elem Announcements, Chief Shik Elem Announcements, District Announcements, High School Announcements, Middle School Announcements, Oaklyn Elem Announcements, Priestley Elem Announcements|

If your student was enrolled in school last year, you do not need to re-register your student unless an action to withdraw the student was initiated. For the 2020-2021 school year, we are moving from PowerSchool to Sapphire for our student information system. You will need to register on Sapphire to obtain access to your student's records. You can start by clicking here and following the prompts to register [...]

1707, 2020

Reopening Plan Parent Meetings

By |July 17th, 2020|Categories: District Announcements, Uncategorized|

In an effort to answer questions and provide the opportunity for parents feedback related to the Reopening Plan, the following meetings have been scheduled.  These meetings will be held at the Shikellamy High School Football Stadium.  PLEASE NOTE:  Should there be rain on your building's assigned time, the meeting will be rescheduled.  Tuesday, July 21, 2020 - 4:30 p.m. Beck  Parent Meeting  Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - 4:30 p.m. Chief [...]

1707, 2020

School Reopening Plan

By |July 17th, 2020|Categories: District Announcements|

This plan is a fluid document and will be revised as information and mandates are provided during  COVID19 pandemic.   The Shikellamy Board of Education is committed to approve the document as it is updated during each of their monthly board meetings.

1607, 2020

Primary Intervention Specialist

By |July 16th, 2020|Categories: Employment Opportunities|

PRIMARY INTERVENTION SPECIALIST Chief Shikellamy Elementary, 5.0 Hours Per Day Classroom Experience, Elementary Certification Preferred Responsible to support primary-aged students in reading in the elementary classroom Please submit letter of interest to Dr. Jason S Bendle, Superintendent Shikellamy School District, 200 Island Blvd. Sunbury, PA  17801

1307, 2020

Counselors Summer Schedule

By |July 13th, 2020|Categories: High School Announcements|Tags: |

Mrs. Elizabeth Deitrich (has students with last name starting with A-G) 570-286-3702 deitriche@shikbraves.org Summer Hours-  June 15th-19th, July 1, 15, 29th, August 3rd and 12th, and August 18-20th Mr. Fred Coleman (has students with last name starting with H-R) 570-286-3702 colemanf@shikbraves.org Summer Hours-  June 15th-19th,  August 10-13th, and August 18th-20th  Mr. Rob Donlan (has students with last name starting with S-Z) 570-286-3702 donlanr@shikbraves.org Summer Hours-  June 15th-19th, August 3-6th, and [...]

1007, 2020

2020 Prom

By |July 10th, 2020|Categories: High School Announcements|Tags: |

Shikellamy SD has made a decision to not hold Prom this year due to student and staff health concerns with COVID 19 and the challenges of complying with state and local requirements of event capacity, social distancing, and wearing of masks. We are very sorry that we are not holding Prom this year. We understand that Prom is an important and fun event for students, parents, and the community. However, the health [...]

2406, 2020

Graduation Video Premiere

By |June 24th, 2020|Categories: High School Announcements|Tags: |

To the Class of 2020 and Parents..On our Shikellamy HS webpage is a link under upcoming events for our Graduation Commencement Video for the Class of 2020. This is for anyone who is unable to attend the showing of the Graduation at Point Twp Drive-In. The video is set to premier for Thursday June 25th at 9pm on our District Youtube page, the same time the video will be shown [...]

2306, 2020

Kindergarten Registration

By |June 23rd, 2020|Categories: Oaklyn Elem Announcements|Tags: |

Parents of kindergarten students (turning 5 by September 1, 2020) for the 2020-2021 school will be required to complete the an online registration.  The registration can be accessed following the steps listed below.  If you do not have access to complete the registration online, please call the administrative building to set up an appointment. shikbraves.org > Resources > Registration > Kindergarten Registration > Online Registration Portal Screenings have been rescheduled [...]

1806, 2020

Summer Food Meal Information

By |June 18th, 2020|Categories: Beck Elem Announcements, Chief Shik Elem Announcements, District Announcements, High School Announcements, Middle School Announcements, Oaklyn Elem Announcements, Priestley Elem Announcements|

SUMMER FOODS   All SFAs must inform families about the availability and location of free meals for students via the Summer Food Service Program. This is required even if the SFA is not participating in the Summer Food Program. Schools may fulfill this requirement through postings on the school's website, Robo calls, flyers or other methods that notify the community of locations of summer meal sites. A publication template is [...]

1806, 2020

Student Registration Location

By |June 18th, 2020|Categories: Beck Elem Announcements, Chief Shik Elem Announcements, District Announcements, High School Announcements, Middle School Announcements, Oaklyn Elem Announcements, Priestley Elem Announcements|

Beginning March 1, 2020, all new student enrollments for children entering kindergarten through 12th grade will be done at the Island Park Administration Center.  Please call 570-286-3721 extension 2133  

1106, 2020

Custodian – SMS

By |June 11th, 2020|Categories: Employment Opportunities|

Custodian ~ Full -time, second shift (3 pm-11 pm) at Shikellamy Middle School Qualifications:  You must possess a current valid driver’s license for the State of Pennsylvania.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required.  The individual must have the ability:         1.  To communicate effectively, using the English language both [...]

1106, 2020

Graduation Requirements for the Class of 2020

By |June 11th, 2020|Categories: District Announcements, High School Announcements|

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

1106, 2020

2020-2021 Proposed Final General Fund Budget

By |June 11th, 2020|Categories: District Announcements|

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 [...]

1106, 2020

Budget Information and Items Under Consideration by Shikellamy School District

By |June 11th, 2020|Categories: District Announcements|

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 [...]

2104, 2020

Educational Hard Copy Distribution Schedule

By |April 21st, 2020|Categories: District Announcements|

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 [...]

604, 2020

JROTC Instructor

By |April 6th, 2020|Categories: Employment Opportunities|

The following position is available for the 2019-20 school year: JROTC Instructor Officers must be retired from the Army in the grades of W-1 through W-5 or O-3 through O-6. Non Commissioned Officers must be retired from the Army in the grades of E-6 through E-9. Roles and Responsibilities: Army Regulations 145-2 and Cadet Command Regulation 145-2 contain specific information pertaining to the roles and responsibilities within the JROTC Program JROTC [...]

604, 2020

General Maintenance Worker

By |April 6th, 2020|Categories: Employment Opportunities|

General Maintenance Worker Full-time, second shift, 3pm-11pm $12.50 / hour with full benefits   Qualifications:  You must possess a current valid driver’s license for the State of Pennsylvania. This person shall display the ability to effectively apply his/her expertise to the maintenance operations of the district as well as attain a satisfactory score on an aptitude test of general building trades and maintenance knowledge.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be [...]

604, 2020

Custodian – SMS

By |April 6th, 2020|Categories: Employment Opportunities|

Custodian ~ Full -time, second shift (2pm-10pm) at Shikellamy Middle School $10.00 / hour with full benefits Qualifications:  You must possess a current valid driver’s license for the State of Pennsylvania.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required.  The individual must have the ability: 1.  To communicate effectively, using the English [...]

604, 2020

Cook

By |April 6th, 2020|Categories: Employment Opportunities|

The following position is available at Oaklyn Elementary School: Cook – Part-time, 3 hours per day QUALIFICATIONS:   Education shall consist of no less than a high school diploma or GED or a minimum of three (3) years of satisfactory prior experience in food service work.  Also, the willingness and ability to perform the tasks required for the position in a designated period of time.  The following skills and attributes must be [...]

604, 2020

Resources for Free/Low-Cost Internet during COVID-19 Pandemic

By |April 6th, 2020|Categories: District Announcements|

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 [...]

604, 2020

Shikellamy Continuity of Education

By |April 6th, 2020|Categories: District Announcements|

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 [...]

604, 2020

COVID-19 Message from Dr. Bendle

By |April 6th, 2020|Categories: District Announcements|

Monday, April 6, 2020 No food service will be provided on Friday April 10 and Monday April 13, as the district will be closed. Two days of food will be provided on Wednesday and Thursday Week of April 13 Shikellamy School District's breakfast and school lunch program will be altered to the following for Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday: Sites: Shikellamy MS (11-12:30 p.m.) Shikellamy HS (11-12:30 p.m.) Sunbury Community Center [...]

604, 2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

By |April 6th, 2020|Categories: District Announcements|

Here is a link to the Center for Disease Control, which will provide you with helpful information related to the  COVID -19   Here is a link to the World Health Organization (WHO), which will provide you with helpful information related to the  COVID -19   The first lines of defense against all pathogens is still to simply wash our hands, use water-less hand sanitizer and clean our shared surfaces.  Here is [...]

303, 2020

Student Art Open House

By |March 3rd, 2020|Categories: District Announcements|

Representative Lynda Schlegel Culver will be hosting a Student Art Open House at her office on March 10, 2020 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.  Representative Culver's office is located at 106 Arch Street in Sunbury. Download the flyer Here

3001, 2020

Cafeteria Aide

By |January 30th, 2020|Categories: Employment Opportunities|

The following position is available at Priestley Elementary School: Cafeteria Aide/Lunch Aide- Part-time, 2 hours per day Shikellamy employees who are interested in this position, please apply in writing to: Dr. Jason S. Bendle, Superintendent, by February 13, 2020.   Emails will not be accepted  

2001, 2020

100th day of school food drive

By |January 20th, 2020|Categories: Beck Elem Announcements|

Beck Elementary is partnering with St. Matthew Episcopal Church on Front Street for this years 100th day of school food drive. Why: Each grade is challenged to collect 100 food items before our 100th day of school. When: January 15th - February 10th Where: Please drop off all donations with your child’s homeroom teacher. What: Here is a list of items needed. Canned Vegetables Canned Fruits Canned Beans Canned Soup [...]

2410, 2019

Marking Period Dates

By |October 24th, 2019|Categories: District Announcements|

Below is the schedule for Marking Period Dates for the 2019-2020 school year.  Please be aware that these dates may change due to bad weather. Updated: SHIKELLAMY SCHOOL DISTRICT MARKING PERIOD DATES 2019-2020 1st Marking Period                 Lack of Progress Forms due                                                  Thursday, October 3, 2019                 End of Marking Period                                                            Tuesday, November 5, 2019                 Report Cards Distributed                                                        Thursday, November [...]

2410, 2019

Lunch/Breakfast Program

By |October 24th, 2019|Categories: District Announcements|

We are pleased to inform you that the Shikellamy School District is continuing in the lunch program known as the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) in the 2019-2020 school year.  This program is available to schools/districts who are participating in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs.   For more information on the lunch/breakfast program, please click lunch/breakfast program.     If we can be of any further assistance, please contact Mr. [...]

2410, 2019

Cyber Bullying

By |October 24th, 2019|Categories: Middle School Announcements|

Please visit this website:  https://www.attorneygeneral.gov/Education/Cyber_Bullying/  for more information. Janene M Holter, Senior Supervisory Special Agent of the Attorney General's Office of Public Engagement

2310, 2019

Athletic PIAA Sports Physicals

By |October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Middle School Announcements|

Please click HERE and download the correct Sports Physical for your sport.  When downloading a form, please read carefully as there is three (3) different forms you can choose from according to, if, and when you played a sport.

2310, 2019

Sports Physicals

By |October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Middle School Announcements|

Sports physicals are scheduled in the high school field house as follows: Tuesday, October 22, 2019 6:00pm - Winter Cheerleaders 6:15pm - Girl's Varsity & J.V. Basketball 6:30pm - Boy's 7th, 8th, 9th grade Basketball 6:50pm - Boy's Varsity & J.V. Basketball 7:05pm - Physicals for those athletes who cannot make their schedule time on October 29th.   Tuesday, October 29, 2019: 6:00 - Make-Ups for Girl's Winter Sports 6:20pm [...]

2310, 2019

McKinney-Vento Homeless Act

By |October 23rd, 2019|Categories: District Announcements|

The McKinney-Vento Homeless Act guarantees a free and appropriate public education for all homeless children and youth.  Federal and state laws make the school district’s responsibility clear. A student whose family becomes homeless may remain in the school he/she was attending prior to becoming homeless for the duration of the school year. If it is feasible, a student may transfer to a school if it is closer to his/her transitional [...]

1410, 2019

Assistant Marching Band Director

By |October 14th, 2019|Categories: Employment Opportunities|

The following position is available for the 2019-20 school year: Assistant Marching Band Director Please submit letter of interest and application to: Shikellamy School District c/o Dr. Jason S. Bendle, Superintendent 200 Island Blvd. Sunbury, PA 17801 Position will be posted until filled Emails will not be accepted

1410, 2019

Cook

By |October 14th, 2019|Categories: Employment Opportunities|

The following position is available at Shikellamy Middle School: Cook – 3 hours per day QUALIFICATIONS:   Education shall consist of no less than a high school diploma or GED or a minimum of three (3) years of satisfactory prior experience in food service work.  Also, the willingness and ability to perform the tasks required for the position in a designated period of time.  The following skills and attributes must be [...]

1410, 2019

Custodian – PES

By |October 14th, 2019|Categories: Employment Opportunities|

Custodian ~ Full -time, second shift (2pm-10pm) at Priestley Elementary School $10.00/hour with benefits Qualifications:  Education shall consist of no less than a high school diploma or  G.E.D. You must possess a current valid driver’s license for the state of Pennsylvania.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required.  The individual [...]

1410, 2019

Guest Teacher/Substitute

By |October 14th, 2019|Categories: Employment Opportunities|

Substitute Teacher Training for Education Majors and Guest Teachers:  The Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit (CSIU) is offering a free training focused on training individuals who do not currently hold a Pennsylvania teacher certificate to work as a substitute teacher.  The Education Major as Substitute Teacher training will be in combination with the Central Susquehanna Regional Guest Teacher Consortium training. Participants completing the training can work as a substitute teacher in [...]

1410, 2019

Substitute Aides

By |October 14th, 2019|Categories: Employment Opportunities|

**Immediate Openings for Substitute Aides** Applications are available online and at the Island Park Administration Center located at 200 Island Blvd. Sunbury, PA 17801 or call 570-286-3721 ext. 2104 for more information State Police Criminal Record Check, Child Abuse Clearance, FBI Clearance, and Mandated Reporter Certificate are required before employment begins.

1410, 2019

Substitute Custodians

By |October 14th, 2019|Categories: Employment Opportunities|

**IMMEDIATE OPENINGS FOR SUBSTITUTE CUSTODIANS** 1ST AND 2ND SHIFTS Applications are available online and at the Island Park Administration Center located at 200 Island Blvd. Sunbury, PA 17801 or call 570-286-3721 ext. 2104 for more information State Police Criminal Record Check, Child Abuse Clearance, FBI Clearance, and Mandated Reporter Certificate are required before employment begins.

1410, 2019

Substitute Teachers

By |October 14th, 2019|Categories: Employment Opportunities|

If you would like to be a substitute teacher for Shikellamy School District, please send: letter of interest resume PA Standard Application certificate official transcripts Praxis scores 4 letters of recommendation State Police Criminal Background Check Child Abuse Clearance FBI Clearance Mandated Reporter Certificate to Dr. Jason S. Bendle, Superintendent, 200 Island Blvd. Sunbury, PA 17801.

3107, 2019

Clearance Compliance & Mandated Reporter Training Information for Employees, Coaches, Volunteers

By |July 31st, 2019|Categories: District Announcements|

The Shikellamy School District is committed to keeping our children safe.  Prior to beginning your work as an employee, coach, or volunteer the law requires clearances and training be completed.  The following clearances must be completed. · Report of criminal history from the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) https://epatch.state.pa.us/Home.jsp  · Child Abuse History Clearance from the Department of Human Services (Child Abuse). https://www.compass.state.pa.us/CWIS Additionally, a fingerprint based federal criminal history (FBI) submitted through [...]

2507, 2019

Compulsory Age Requirements

By |July 25th, 2019|Categories: District Announcements|

Effective in 2020-2021, all children from the age of six (6) through the age of eighteen (18) must comply with compulsory school attendance requirements. To meet these requirements, parents must ensure that their child between the ages of 6 and 18 is attending or participating in one of the following: a public elementary, middle, or high school; a public charter or cyber-charter school; a private licensed academic or private religious school; [...]

3005, 2019

Summer Time – Food Bags

By |May 30th, 2019|Categories: District Announcements|

Beginning June 13, 2019 food bags will be available for any student of the district on Thursdays for the entire summer months.  Bags may be picked up at "A Community Clinic" 344 Market Street, Sunbury between the hours of 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm.

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