Sun Valley Freshman Academy

Welcome to the Sun Valley Freshman Academy!

The goal of the Freshman Academy is to help 9th grade students successfully transition to the high school. The Freshman Academy teachers do this by providing students the with support they need to be academically successful, by encouraging them to become involved in extra curricular activities, and by enriching their freshman year with class activities.

December Theater Trip to See A Christmas Carol

All freshmen have been given a permission slip from their Survey of Lit or English 9 teacher. The trip will be on Tuesday, December 17th. Cost is $20. Permission slips and money are due Friday, October 25th.

Checks should be made payable to "Penn Delco School District" and the student's name and "Theater Trip" should be in the memo line.

If you lost your slip or if you would like to make an online payment please use the links below.

Upcoming Events:

10/6 - 10/12 - Homecoming Week

10/25 - Money and Permission Slips Due for December Theater Trip

12/17 - Trip to the Walnut Street Theater for Christmas Carol

Spring 2020 - Tentative Zoo Trip

Any questions, please contact the Freshman Academy Team Leader:

Mrs. Bondanza (

For information regarding non-academic freshman and school-wide activities (Homecoming, Frosh, class elections, class trip, fundraising, etc.) please visit the Class Events and Activities and click the Class of 2023 link. These pages are also available under the parents and students section on Sun Valley's Main Page.

Your Freshman Academy Teachers

English Language Arts

Mr. Bonnell

Mrs. Burns

Mr. Page

Mrs. Schneider

Mr. Simpkins

Social Studies

Mr. Baldys

Mr. Bittner

Mr. Kochersperger


Mr. Baron

Mrs. Bondanza

Mrs. Maiale

Mr. Nicholas


Mrs. Caputo

Mr. D'Alonzo

Mr. Marabella

Mr. Quintans