Welcome to Margaret
Ross Elementary School where learning is fun! I feel extremely fortunate to be
the principal of a school with such wonderful children, a motivated
and dedicated staff, and parents who work with us to create an environment that
facilitates student learning through a wide variety of innovative and
collaborative methods and activities. Our faculty and staff are highly
committed to providing the most rewarding education possible and making the
process of learning an enjoyable experience. Your child's education is our top
priority! We look forward to working together with you to make your
child’s educational experience a positive one.
Area School District Curriculum guides the high quality instruction that
takes place every day in the classrooms at Margaret Ross Elementary. Our
curriculum is aligned to both the Pennsylvania State Standards and the Common
Core Standards which promote 21stCentury learning skills.
As we begin the
2018-2019 school year the teachers are implementing even more researched based
strategies to promote high student achievement through the integration of the 4
C’s (Collaboration, Creativity, Communication and Critical Thinking). We
feel strongly that these initiatives, along with those already in place,
provide a strong foundation for exceptional learning. This along
with the support of our families and community makes Margaret Ross Elementary
an amazing place to learn and work.
involvement in our school community is high, and for that parents are
applauded. Research demonstrates that such involvement is the number
one factor in determining student success in school. Parental
involvement can take many forms. First and foremost, parental involvement
means getting children to school every day and getting them there on time.
Being present to monitor student homework, providing a quiet place for homework
completion and being informed about progress and grades are all important
to student success. For those parents who can volunteer in the school, we
would encourage you to do so! Please stop and see us if you would like
more information. These opportunities can provide you with a firsthand look at
the culture of expectations established at Margaret Ross Elementary and to
contribute to the positive climate of the school.