ETR Cougar Tracks


April 25, 2018

Paw Print on Night of the Arts.pdf
Paw Print March-April Edition.pdf

8th Grade Recognition Ceremony Information

Each year, we host a Recognition Ceremony for the 8th grade students and families in the Springfield High School auditorium. The Recognition Ceremony is scheduled for Thursday, June 14th at 7:00 PM. Each family will receive 3 tickets (wristbands) to the ceremony due to the limited seating. In addition, we offered a limited number of additional tickets, but these tickets are already gone. In the chance that a family turns in their tickets, please use the link below to sign up on a waiting list.

Extra Ticket Request Form

Google Classroom

Some of the Spring Sport Coaches use google classroom to give updates and messages to their players. As a parent/guardian you can also check google classroom to see if there are any messages from your child's coach. You will need a code to login. Below are codes for those teams that will be using google classroom for messages to their players:

          • Boys' Lacrosse - Code is ex532oi
          • Girls' Track - Code is 43am50
          • Boys' Track - Code is prfeouq

Art Project Request

Mr. Chinnici’s art classes need newspaper for their art projects. If you have any newspaper at home, please drop it off in the main office.

NightoftheArts2018 (updated).pdf
Book swap promo flyer 2018.pdf
SpiritNight ETR Book Swap 2018 flyer poster.pdf

Reading Olympics Team Competition

The Reading Olympics Competition is being held Thursday, May 10th @ Upper Darby High School from 5:00-8:00 PM. Participants are asked to stay here after school.

  • Eating dinner together here at ETR around 3:30 PM
  • Bus leaving ETR at 4:30 PM
  • Returning to ETR approximately at 8:45 PM

Cougars Ice Hockey

2018-2019 Registration Night

DATE: Wednesday, May 16th

PLACE: ETR Middle School Auditorium

TIME: 6:30 PM

Players and Parents in Grades 2-8 are invited to attend a brief information session, followed by on-site registration for the upcoming season. Come meet the coaches, new board members, and hear about additions for next year, including the return of the elementary school team! To register, parents will need a major credit card, health insurance card, and USA Hockey Registration number.

Geranium sale 456 2018.pdf
Delaware County Bar Association 2018 Law Day Essay Contest for Grades 6th - 8th.pdf

Care Package Collection

Please assist us in helping a high school student with his Eagle Scout project of sending care packages to active duty military overseas. There will be a drop off box in the main office of ETR for any items that you could donate towards the care packages.

The collections will start on Monday, March 19 until Monday, April 30. See below the suggested items for the care packages:

Care Package Suggestions.pdf
CRAFT FAIR 2018.pdf
School Supplies - E.T. Richardson Middle School-Flyer_Parents.pdf
Delco Free-Low Cost 2-2018.pdf

ETR’s Annual Red Cross Blood Drive

in memory of Pete Mele, Sr.

Please come out and donate blood on Monday, 4/30/18, 3-8 PM, ETR Café, in memory of Pete Mele, Sr. The Red Cross is in dire need of blood donations and this is a wonderful way to remember our friend and past ETR Home & School President, Pete Mele, Sr. You can donate at and search for “etr” in sponsor code or by zip code, 19064. You can also contact Sharon Kistler, Blood Drive Coordinator, at to sign up and/or with any questions! Please donate as this is the Gift of Life! Thank you.

YMCA Recreation 2018 flyer.pdf

Important Reminder

Please see below our Food Guidelines for the classroom:

ETR Food in Classroom Guidelines.pdf

Food in Classroom Guidelines

To protect our students with multiple food allergies, there is a list of allowable snacks allowed to bring into the classroom. Please see the document to the left to view all of the information.

Important Message

from the Nurse

All medication given by the school nurse must have a doctor's order to give it. This includes short-term antibiotics, inhalers and cold medication. Your doctor may fax an order to the nurse at 610-938-6399. This is a state law that we must uphold.

Thank you!

Terri L. Missar, MSN, RN, CSN

Homework Club

There will not be Homework Club until PSSA testing is over. The next scheduled Homework Club is Monday, May 7th.

Homework Club is offered on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. It will be held in Room 140 with Ms. DiGregorio. Homework club will run right after school till 3:45 PM. Transportation will not be provided, so please make sure your child has a way of getting home. Permission Slips are needed to attend Homework Club. Please click on the link below to sign up for the Homework Club.

GIANT - School Rewards


Information about Security Clearances for Volunteers

If you handed in your Security Clearances last year to any of our schools in the Springfield School District, we would have this information in our system and it is good for five years. There is no need for you to give us another copy.

If you have any questions about this information that is needed you can click below to go directly to our SSD Website: > Parents > Security Clearances

Three clearances are needed to be a chaperone or volunteer:

  1. Child Abuse Clearance
  2. Criminal Background Clearance
  3. FBI Clearance for Fingerprinting

ETR Calendar Events


24-25 PSSA for Math

26 Night of the Arts

27 7/8 Grade String Fest at Phoenixville M.S.

30-5/4 PSSA Makeup Week

30 Blood Drive @ ETR in cafeteria 3:00-8:00 PM


1-2 8th Grade PSSA for Science

1-21 Music Depart. in the Auditorium for Classes

2 5th Grade Parent Night at ETR @ 7:00 PM

3 7th Grade Dental Exam

3 Cougar Carnival Track Meet @ SHS 12-5:00 P

4 Band/Orchestra/Chorus to Dorney Park

6:00 AM to 8:00 PM

7 6th Grade Chorus Concert @ 7:30 PM

9-11 7th Grade PEAK Trip

9 Teacher Extended Day

9 Home & School Meeting in LMC @ 7:00 PM

10 8th Grade Career Day

10 Reading Olympics Competition

10 YMCA using cafeteria for Mother’s Day Event 4:15-5:30 PM

14 7/8th Grade Chorus Concert

15 Principals Visit to Sabold 10:00 AM

15 6th Grade Band /Orchestra Concert @ 7:30

16 Cougars Ice Hockey 2018-2019 Registration Night @ 6:30 PM in ETR's Auditorium for Grades 2-8.

16 Principals Visit to Scenic 10:00 AM

17 7/8th Grade Band /Orchestra Concert @ 7:30

17 SLC – First Grade Rehearsal 12:15-1:00 PM

18 Fire Drill 8:00 AM

18 Kindergarten Spring Sing 10:45-11:15 and 1:15-1:45 in Aud.

21 4/5th Grade Band Concert at ETR @ 7:00 PM

21 First Grade Spring Sing 9:15-9:45 10:30-11:15 and 12:30-1:15

22 4/5th Orchestra Concert at ETR @ 7:00 PM

23 Book Swap Ice Cream Social 5:30-7:30 PM

24 SLC Field Day 9:15-11:15 and 1:15-3:00 using BB Field

25-28 Memorial Day Break – No School

29 YMCA using cafeteria 6:30-8:30 for Training


1 Fire Drill @ 8:30 AM

2 Jazz Under the Stars @ SHS Courtyard

4 5th Grade Bump Up Day

6 Hershey Park Trip for 8th Grade

6 Teacher Extended Day

7 SHS Graduates will be walking through ETR

7 YMCA Barbeque 6-7:30 PM

8 SHS Commencement

9 8th Grade Dance

11 8th Grade Math Part 1 Final Exam

11 YMCA Staff Training in Cafeteria 6:30-8:30 PM

12 8th Grade Math Part 2 Final Exam

12 8th Grade Social Studies Final Exam

13 8th Grade ELA and Science Final Exams

13 6th/7th Grades Math and ELA Final Exams

14 6th/7th Grades Science /Social Studies Exams

14 8th Grade Recognition Ceremony @ SHS 7:00 PM

15 8th Grade 10:30 Dismissal ONLY

18 All Grades dismiss @ 10:30 AM

19 All Grades dismiss @ 10:30 AM

19 Last Day for Students and Teachers