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Summer programs

Neshaminy offers a variety of summer programs including the STEM Academy, Summer Stock theater and academic programs. Click here for more information.


Carl Sandburg Middle School
30 Harmony Road
Levittown, PA 19056
Fax - 215-809-6701  
School Start and Dismissal Times - 7:55am to 2:55pm - The doors to Carl Sandburg are open daily for students from 7:30am to 7:50am.  Please arrive before 7:50am so you are not late.       
Late Activity Buses - The 4:15pm bus is only available on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.  The 5:15pm bus is available everyday.  Please click here for the late bus stops - the late buses DO NOT stop at every stop
Athletic Director - 215-809-7591 - Billy Johns 

Attendance Secretary - 215-809-6226 - Sue Eagen 
Cafeteria - 215-809-6227 - Teresa Martin 
                       Click here for the Food Service Website
Clerk Typist - 215-809-6221 -  Dee Dee Mamie  

Guidance Office - 215-809-6225 - Eileen Hilliard - Secretary
                Guidance Counselors:

Main Office - 215-809-6220, Fax # 215-809-6701
                              Office hours - 7:30am - 3:30pm  

Nurse - 215-809-6386 -  Sharon Binder - sbinder@neshaminy.org
                                  Click here for the nurse's website



Principal -  Mrs. Dawn Kelly
Assistant Principal - Mr. Derek Albarran
Coordinator of Student Affairs - Mr. Kevin Freeman 

 Video: Tower of Power
 About 200 students competed in the 2016 edition of the Tower of Power on February 3.

Congratulations to our participants in the 24 Challenge this past Saturday.

5th Grade

Zach Souders & John Spina

5th graders  

6th Grade

Dan Lowman & Tim Trapp

6th graders  

8th Grade

Julia Capaldi & Delaney Young

8th graders  

Zach Souders came in 6th place overall in the 5th grade division for all the Lower Bucks Schools that participated. Great work everyone!


Monday, May 23, 2016 Day - 3 5th Special Day - 2
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 Day - 4 5th Special Day - 3
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Day - 1 5th Special Day - 4
Thursday, May 26, 2016 Day - 2 5th Special Day - 5
Friday, May 27, 2016 Day - 3 5th Special Day - 1
Wednesday, May 25th - Attention any 8th grade boy interested in playing soccer at the high school in the fall. There will be an informational meeting at 5:45pm in the Carl Sandburg Auditorium.  If you can’t attend, please contact Mr. Foley for more information. 
 Friday, May 27th, 2016 - Field Day - all day!

Monday, May 30, 2016 No School  No School 
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 Day - 4 5th Special Day - 2
Wednesday, June 01, 2016 Day - 1 5th Special Day - 3
Thursday, June 02, 2016 Day - 2 5th Special Day - 4
Friday, June 03, 2016 Day - 3 5th Special Day - 5

Upcoming Events: 
6-7-16 - NJHS Induction - 6:30pm
6-10-16 - 8th grade Social at Neshaminy High School - 7pm. 
6-14-16 - 8th grade Move up day - 8:30am
6-17-16 - Last day of school for students - slide show. 

 Students of the Month  

Congratulations to the Students of the Month for the month of  April -
5th grade - Rebecca Fawkes & Bryce Keenoy
6th grade - Joseph McManus & Jessica Mimm
7th grade -  Michael LaScala & Madison Neiman
8th grade - Rachel Jackson & Gunner Spain

8th grade End of Year Information:
Eighth Grade Move Up Day - June 14, 2016 - (Sandburg Auditorium) 8:30 – 10:45 AM - We would like to celebrate the 2015-2016 school year with our Eighth grade students. To help celebrate all of their accomplishments, we have a very special day planned.  The procession will start at approximately 8:20 AM.

8th Grade schedule for the day

8:30 – 10:35* - Ceremony/Slide Show

11:23 – 12:08 - 5th period class (Yearbook distribution)                             

12:11 – 12:41 - Lunch

1:00 – 2:55 - Students report to cafeteria for yearbook signing, snacks and drinks (provided by our PTO), DJ and dancing.

* Ending time is approximate.


What to wearAll students are expected to be dressed suitably for this special occasion.  Gentlemen - suit coats are not required, but a dress shirt, slacks, shoes and a tie (optional) would be appropriate.  Ladies may wear a nice dress or blouse and slacks with dress shoes.  Strapless dresses will not be acceptable.  Students may also bring a change of acceptable clothes if they want to change after the ceremony.


Parents are welcomeParents are welcome and encouraged to attend the 8th Grade Move Up Day Program. Parents should park in the main parking lot and enter directly through the auditorium lobby.  There will be an area sectioned off for the students to sit. Please sit behind that area.   We are looking forward to a wonderful day to celebrate your sons’ and daughters’ transition to high school!                

Eighth Grade Social  June 10, 2016 - (Neshaminy High School - Cafeteria) 7:00pm-9:30pm - This social event unites our eighth grade students from all three middle schools as one high school class.  The night will include a DJ and dancing, Food (Chik-Fil-A nuggets, pizza, Rita’s Water Ice), beverages, and basketball/volleyball  in the gym. Tickets will be sold prior to the event beginning May 23rd.and will cost $10.00. Neshaminy Middle School 8th grade students only.


Attention all 8th graders!  Don’t forget to get a memory of your time at Sandburg!  Student Council is selling 10” x 18” copies of the 8th Grade Class Photo from the fall for $5.00 each.  See Mr. Simons in E-10 to get yours.
***We will need at least 10 cases of water as well as 10 parent chaperones for the 8th grade get-together at NHS.  Parent volunteers are to arrive at gym 3 at the high school by 6:30 on Friday, June 10th.   Please email Donna Jackson at djackson@neshaminy.k12.pa.us if you are interested.***
 ***Also - we are requesting donations for 8th grade move up day.  Please bring in your donation of Baked Goods, Fruit, Pretzels, Water, Gatorade, etc. into the main office the morning of June 14th.  (You may send in water/Gatorade prior to June 14th.)  Please email the PTO at SandburgPTO@neshaminy.k12.pa.us if you have any questions.  Thank you for your support.

Afterschool Activities/Intramurals:


Challenge 24 Club - Come and join the fun and work towards representing Sandburg for the competition in May!  See Ms. Koczynski or Mrs. Romberger for details.

Debate team -  


Fitness club is on Monday and Thursday's from 3pm to 4pm with Mr. Hoelzle.  - The fitness Club will not meet today (5/23), instead it will meet tomorrow, 5/24.

Games Club for 5th and 6th Graders is on Tuesday's and  Games Club for 7th and 8th Graders is on Thursday's.  Remember to check outside E-10 for each week’s schedule.  Click here for games club flyer 

History Club


Intramural flag football -
Intramural Indoor Floor Hockey -  

Intramural Indoor Soccer - 

Intramural swimming -
Ping Pong - 
The Buddy Club is on Tuesday and Thursday from 3pm to 4pm in room D-6 with Ms. Alberts and Mrs. Klemick -  Buddy Club Flyer 


Homework Help Information:


Homework Help will be held on Monday, May 23, in room B-4 with Mrs. Doan.
Normal Schedule:

Mondays and Wednesdays - Ms. Morales in room C-7

Tuesdays and Thursdays - Mrs. Michaud in room F-8

 Musical Information:

National Junior Honor Society: 

Attention all 7th grade National Junior Honor Society candidates: Remember that your completed application is due to Mrs. Sienko by this Friday, May 13th. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. See Mrs. Sienko in E-11 with any questions. 


Attention all NJHS members:  Please return your Schweitzer field day permission slips to Mrs. Sienko. All members in good standing are expected to participate in this final service project.  
The National Junior Honor Society Induction ceremony will be held on Tuesday, June 7th at 6:30pm.  Your attendance is expected.
Treasurer – Cody Hemberger, Secretary – Delaney Young, Vice President – Julia Gripton, President – Gunner Spain

PTO Information:

Reading Olympics:



Safety, Pride, Integrity, Respect, Involved, Teamwork

Sport Team Information:
Varsity baseball practice today till 4, 5/25.

Attention any 8th grade boy interested in playing soccer at the high school in the fall. There will be an informational meeting on May 25th at 5:45 PM in the Carl Sandburg Auditorium.  If you can’t attend, please contact Mr. Foley for more information.


Any 8th  grade students interested in playing football at Neshaminy High School need to attend a meeting with the head coach on Tuesday, May 31 during WIN period. Check in with your WIN teacher then come to the cafeteria. 

Anyone interested in playing Sandburg football next year there will be a  meeting during Win period on June 9th. Meet in the gym. 
Spring sport schedules:
Track Schedule -  The 5/6 home track meet against Maple Point is canceled and will not be rescheduled.
5-25-16 - away track meet at Neshaminy High School has been added to the schedule.  
On 4/20/16 our home 7th grade baseball against Newtown Middle School is now away at Newtown Middle School and on 5/17/16 our away 7th grade baseball game against Newtown Middle School is now home.  
The 5/3, away 7th grade baseball game against New Hope Solebury is canceled.
The 5/5 home 7th grade baseball game against Maple Point is postponed until 5/31/16.
The 5/23 home 7th grade baseball game against New Hope-Solebury HS is canceled. 
On 4/20/16 our home 7th grade softball game against Newtown Middle School is now away at Newtown Middle School and on 5/17/16 our away 7th grade softball game against Newtown Middle School is now home.
The 5/5 home 7th grade softball game against Maple Point is postponed until 5/31/16.
The home 8th grade baseball game against Bristol Middle/High, scheduled for  5/26 was away, it is now home.
The home 8th grade softball game against Bristol Middle/High, scheduled for  5/26 was away, it is now home.


Student Council Information:

Student Fundraisers: 

Sandburg collects Box Tops all year long!  Start clipping box tops and turn them in to your homeroom teacher.  There will be several contests throughout the year and your homeroom can win special treats.    Box top information     Click here to find out how Shop Rite supports schools with boxtops! 
Show your Sandburg PRIDE!  Get INVOLVED and collect tabs to show your TEAMWORK for the Ronald McDonald House and Shriner's Hospital.   Please collect tabs at home (in a plastic container or baggie) and send in with your child to place in the containers in the lunchroom.  THANK YOU!  We are Sandburg!



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  • Keystone Testing Dates

    Algebra - May 23 - 24

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  • Band, Orchestra and Choir Information:


    Band lessons for Monday:

    Period 1: Clarinet Green

    Period 2: Clarinet Orange

    Period 3: Flute Blue

    Period 6: Flute Green

    Period 7: Clarinet Blue


    Band lessons for Tuesday:

    Period 1: Mallets Blue

    Period 2: Mallets Green

    Period 3: Saxophone Blue

    Period 6: Saxophone Green

    Period 7: Saxophone Orange


    Band lessons for Wednesday:

    Period 1: Tenor Sax Blue

    Period 2: Baritone Blue

    Period 3: Bassoon Blue

    Period 6: French Horn Green

    Period 7: Trombone Blue


    Band lessons for Thursday:

    Period 1: Trumpet Yellow

    Period 2: Make Ups Blue

    Period 3: Trumpet Blue

    Period 6: Trumpet Green

    Period 7: Trumpet Orange


    Attention Music Students: All music banquet forms MUST be turned into Mr. Weiner by the end of the day on Tuesday. They will not be accepted after Tuesday. Please make sure you pick up a form in the music wing if you haven't yet. Band Banquet Form 


    ATTENTION ALL SELECT CHOIR MEMBERS. There is NO rehearsal today. Go outside! Love, Ms. Rhy  -  Hey YOU! Are you talented? Can you play an instrument AND sing?? Select Choir will be evolving into a new group next year including a back up band.   We are looking for guitarists, drummers, a bassist, and keyboard players who can also sing. This will allow us to play more pop and rock tunes. New members will also be welcomed to audition.


    Click here for more BAND Information 

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