Welcome Message

Dear Parents and Guardians,


Welcome to the Shamokin Elementary and Annex Schools.


As we begin the school year it is important to realize all of the ingredients that stand ready to serve you and your child.  Our desire is to provide academic excellence in a warm and supportive school climate.  Our school facility is second to none with qualified and caring teachers and staff, high quality materials and equipment, and a very active and interested Parent-Teacher Association.


In our vision, the Shamokin Area Elementary learning community is one in which each learner grows and achieves proficient or advanced levels according to the Pennsylvania performance standards in all subject areas.  Each student will be prepared for success in the middle school and beyond.


Here are some ways you can help your child have a successful school year:


--Get to know your child’s teacher. 


--Talk with your child’s teacher about problems, too. 


--Make sure your child gets enough sleep. 


--Learn what is expected of your child. 


--Read to your child. 


--Limit T.V. 


It is imperative we have your support and guidance to make the entire school year successful for your child(ren).  If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to call the Annex Office at (570) 648-4944 or the Elementary Office at (570) 648-5721.




Mrs. Mary Teresa Komara

Elementary Principal





Dear Parents/Guardians,


            Shamokin Area Elementary School is hosting Meet the Teacher Nights. You are invited to visit your child’s classroom not only to meet the teacher(s) but also to learn more about the curriculum and school rules and policies. In this way you will have a better understanding of what happens in the classroom so that home and school can work together to make this a successful year for your child(ren).


            This type of presentation was initiated a few years ago with many positive results for both parents and teachers. These successes have led to the continuation of this program for first through sixth grades. Kindergarten students and parents have already had the opportunity to “meet the teacher” and learn about the program during orientation sessions held prior to the start of this school year.


            To give you the opportunity to meet the teachers of all of your children, a schedule has been arranged so that each grade is meeting at a different time or on a different date. Each session will begin with a presentation by the teacher at the time indicated and will last approximately thirty (30) minutes. Please keep in mind that this program is designed as an information presentation instead of just an open house visit to the classroom. The schedule has been arranged as follows:




      Second Grade and Third Grade - 6:00 P.M.

      Sixth Grade - 7:00 P.M.



First Grade – at Annex and 4th Grade - 6:00 P.M.

Fifth Grade - 7:00 P.M.




            Remedial Reading specialists, Learning Support, Speech and Language teachers and some I.U. teachers will also be on hand to talk with you about their particular programs. 



NEW UNIFORM POLICY for 2015 - 2016 School Year

 Please refer to the School Dress Code on the District Homepage for guidelines regarding uniforms.


 Please refer to the new Café Charge Policy Guidelines for student meals on the District Web page.

Clear Backpack Policy

Dear Parents and/or Guardians:

The Shamokin Area School Board and Administrators have recently met to identify and make changes in our security plans and to gain insight from people with security expertise. For the safety of our Shamokin Area Elementary and Annex students and community, the decision was made to institute a clear backpack policy in our district. 

One of the top security services, Nation School Security Services of the United States, has recommended the enforcement of book bag and backpack control to improve the safety of a school’s environment. Clear book bags and backpacks on campus have shown to help prevent weapons and other contraband being brought to school along with being a useful tool for daily admission at our security checkpoints of entry.

School district officials have been in contact with our local retail stores to provide inventory of clear backpacks for our students, which will be available prior to the start of each school year. The safety of your children, our students is our responsibility. If you have any concerns or questions, please contact the elementary school office (570-648-5721) at your convenience.


Thank you,



Shamokin Elementary Administrators

Giant A+

Dear Parents:

Welcome to the start of a new school year and another year of A+ School Rewards. Beginning October 5, 2014 through March 21, 2015 Shamokin Area Elementary School ID#02347 will have the opportunity to earn cash through Giant A+ School Rewards Program.

All you have to do is:


·         Return this form to school with your child and include your Giant BONUSCARD Number & Last Name

________________________(11-digit BONUSCARD) ______________________ Last Name


After you register your card, each shopping trip at Giant using your BONUSCARD earns CASH for our school!  Each month, the amount of CASH awarded will be updated on the Giant website.  You can track the amount of points you earn for our school by checking your grocery receipt.  Our school will receive a check at the end of the program and the money can be used for any of our school’s educational needs.


Remember, even if you registered your card last year, you must re-register this year for our school to receive credit. Attending to this simple process makes a HUGE difference to our school. We need your support. Please be sure to register your card to benefit Shamokin Area Elementary School using ID #02347.


Also, don’t forget to encourage your friends and relatives to do the same. 

It could mean the world to our children.

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