Joseph Ferderbar

Elementary School

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    Neshaminy 2020-2021 re-opening information  

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  • Neshaminy 2020-2021 re-opening information  Neshaminy logo

    It's time to register new students!

    If you have a child that is eligible for kindergarten in the fall (or new to the district in any grade), please begin the registration process online at


    Schedule Update: We're All in!

    As of April 5, 2021, students in all grades will attend in-person classes each day Monday-Friday. Please visit the re-opening website for attendence schedule details and plans for upcoming changes.


    Meal Distribution

    Free meals for children under the age of 18 are distributed each Friday between 11am-1pm at Tawanka ES, Poquessing MS, Hoover ES and Sandburg MS. Meals will cover days during the following week that students do not attend school (for those on the hybrid schedule), or covering every school day for students attending virtually.


    Student Device Pick-Up / Repair

    Families can still request a device for their student. Please see the technology information page for details and forms for pick-up and device repair.

    Meal Plans / Free & Reduced

    All student meals will be free of charge through the end of the school year. Families can continue to pick up "grab & go" free meals for weekdays on Fridays between 11am - 1pm for the following week at Tawanka ES, Poquessing MS, Herbert Hoover ES and Carl Sandburg MS. No application is required. More information can be found here.

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  • PSSA testing information

    The Pennsylvania PSSA test will be administered between June 2-10, 2021 for grades 3-8. Please see the documents below for exact testing dates and important information regarding the administration of these tests: 


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                                              Kindness Spirit Days and Daily Challenges

    Week of February 22 – 25, 2021

                      (Students and staff are encouraged to participate in the spirit days!)

    Monday: Jump into Kindness Week- Kick off to Kindness Week by wearing crazy and fun socks! Today’s challenge is to say hello and introduce yourself to someone today. 


    Tuesday: Dream of Kindness- Roll out of bed and wear your coziest pajamas! Today’s challenge is to do something kind today for someone. Example: hold the door someone, say thank you, or give a compliment.


    Wednesday: Be Kind School Spirit Day- (Staff wear Choose Kind shirts or a Ferderbar Shirt) Show your school sprit by wearing a Ferderbar shirt or wear red and blue. Today’s challenge is to thank someone today! This could be a teacher, friend, or family member.


    Thursday: Team Up and Be Kind- Wear your favorite sports gear or team jersey! Today’s challenge is to include others.

    We will be reciting the Ferderbar Kindness Pledge on the morning announcements daily:

    I pledge to always be encouraging and supportive in my words.

    I pledge to be responsible and helpful when at all possible.

    I pledge to be thankful and positive at all times.

    I pledge to be honest.

    I pledge to be considerate and respectful of others no matter what.

    I pledge to be a friend.





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  • Below are the supply list's for all grade levels for the 2020-2021 School Year.  Please click on the link to view.


     Kindergarten Supply List

    First Grade Supply List 

    Second Grade Supply List 

    Third Grade Supply List  

    Fourth Grade Supply List




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  •  Illness Policy Guidelines

    Sometimes you are faced with the difficult decision of whether or not your child is well enough to attend school. You child should be kept home if they have any of the following symptoms until they have resolved or been medically treated:

    • Has a fever of 100.0 degrees or higher-After illness, temperature should be normal for 24 hours without the use of fever reducing medicine before returning to school.
    • Has been vomiting or has diarrhea
    • Thick mucus or green nasal discharge
    • Red, itchy eyes with drainage
    • Suspected head lice. The student may return to school after being treated with shampoo, such as Nix.

    Please notify the nurse’s office 215-809-6376 of any health incident, such as strep throat, conjunctivitis, broken bones, or surgery. 


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  • Vacation forms

    If you are planning a vacation please fill out a vacation form and submit to the office for approval. 

    Click on the following to print a vacation form: Vacation form


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