Thaddeus Stevens Elementary

  • Mr. Thomas Knepper

    Mr. Michael Baum
    Head Teacher

    Mrs. Brittani Parson


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Important Information

  • Attendance Expectations for  Elementary Students/Parents  While in Virtual Mode 

    • Students are expected to attend virtual sessions presented by teachers (four content and one special)
    • If a student cannot attend a session, a note is still required from a parent indicating the reason for the absence.  Notes should be sent to the teacher and the school secretary.
    • ½ day absences include missing three of the five expected sessions
    • Full day absences include missing four or more of the expected sessions
    • Excused absences include:
    • Student illness
    • Dental/medical appointment for the student
    • Death in Family
    • Court appearance
    • Approved educational trips
    • Completing assigned daily work in Odysseyware or Google Classroom will impact daily attendance
    • A student may complete or make up work on Oddyseeyware or Google Classroom for a missed virtual session.  This completed/made up work will be counted as attendance for the missed virtual session.  Students have 24 hours to complete the work. 


    Expectativas de Asistencia para los Estudiantes/Padres de Primaria Mientras Están en Modo Virtual.

    • Se espera que los estudiantes asistan a las sesiones virtuales presentadas por los maestros (cuatro contenidos y un especial)
    • Si los estudiantes no pueden asistir a la sesión, todavía se necesita una nota del padre indicando la razón de la ausencia. Las notas deben enviarse al maestro y a la secretaria de la escuela
    • ½ día de ausencia incluye faltar a tres de las cinco sesiones esperadas
    • Un día completo de ausencia incluye faltar cuatro o más de las sesiones esperadas
    • Las ausencias justificadas incluyen:
    • Enfermedad del estudiante
    • Cita dental/medica del estudiante
    • Muerte en la familia
    • Cita en la Corte
    • Excursiones Educativas Aprobadas
    • Si tiene alguna pregunta, preocupación o necesita una exoneración (como una cita del hermano) por favor póngase en contacto con el director del edificio.
    • Completar las tareas diarias en OW o Google Classroom afectará la asistencia diaria.
    • Un estudiante puede completar el trabajo o tareas de reposición en OW o Google Classroom para una clase perdida. Este trabajo completado/repuesto contará como asistencia para la clase perdida. Los estudiantes tienen 24 horas para completar el trabajo
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  • The Chambersburg Area School District (CASD) is pleased to announce that Thaddeus Stevens Elementary School has been designated a Title I Distinguished School for the 2019-2020 school year. A Title I Distinguished School is either in the top 5% in achievement, in the top 5% for academic growth, or has made the greatest gains in achievement for all student groups.

    “This is very exciting and we are honored to receive this recognition,” said Thomas Knepper, principal at Thaddeus Stevens Elementary. “I am proud of the Stevens teachers, staff, students, parents, and the entire Stevens’ community for all of the hard work and dedication required to earn this designation.”

    Thaddeus Stevens Elementary School will be honored at the 2020 Title I Improving Schools’ Performance Conference in Pittsburgh, PA, as a 2019-20 Distinguished Title I School by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, Division of Federal Programs and Pennsylvania Association of Federal Program Coordinators (PAFPC).

    Join us in congratulating the students and staff at Thaddeus Stevens Elementary for this tremendous achievement.

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