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Home of the Owls

Oak Ridge Elementary School is a welcoming community of learners located in Lower Salford Township in the southern part of Souderton Area School District.  We are dedicated to providing a loving learning environment for our students that inspires, fosters independence, and enriches thinking so that they can successfully face the challenges of life.  Our school culture is a reflection of the caring community we serve.

Upcoming Events

The latest issue of the Home & School News in a Nutshell smore is ready to view.  There is important information about the Lip Sync and information about Afterschool Rec for Grades 1 and 2 - along with more items to review.  Take a look and bookmark it if you need to check back for updates, especially if you have a 5th grader participating in Lip Sync or the cover contest!  Hope to see you at our next meeting on Tuesday, February 6 at 7 PM in the Oak Ridge Library.

Read More about News in a Nutshell #6 - February 2024

I want to thank everyone for the support we had for our recess sledding adventures earlier in the week.  I was so impressed with how well the kids handled sharing the sleds, waiting turns, and cheering each other on.  Overall, we are hoping that we helped to create some more positive school memories for the students that they will remember for a long time.  Here are some additional updates and reminders...

Read More about Updates and Reminders - Jan. 26, 2024

I am overwhelmed with pride following our Veterans Day assembly.  The students did such an amazing job singing, listening, and presenting.  They were truly on their best “Owl” behavior!  The Veterans were so thankful for the kind tribute, and many expressed how impressed they were with our students.  Overall, it was a great learning experience for our students.  Here are some additional updates and reminders...

Read More about Updates and Reminders - Nov. 10, 2023

We started our day with a Fun Friday Phire Drill.  We had our monthly fire drill and then once it was completed, we formed a baseball diamond on the playground and sang, ‘Take Me Out to the Ballgame’ in celebration of the Phillies big win last night.  The kids did a great job, so look for  on next week’s News From The Nest.  Here are a few additional updates and reminders...

Read More about Updates and Reminders - Oct. 13, 2023

Our first Fun Friday activity was a success.  We have many well-traveled students!  In the end, Mr. Smith’s class won the first classroom Owl with 46 states visited.  I was also impressed with the several students who memorized to Nifty Fifty song.  Thank you for all your help with this activity!  Here are a few additional updates and reminders for the week...

Read More about Updates and Reminders - Oct. 6, 2023

Reminder that the Back-to-School Bash is postponed until next Friday, September 15th.  The times will be the same, 5:30-7:30.  Also, this years Bash is free of charge.  There will not be Pizza, but we will have free Philly Soft Pretzels, fruit, and other snacks.  There will also be a Kona Ice truck on site if you want to purchase Kona Ice.  Mr. Kelly will be playing music and...

Read More about Updates and Reminders - Sept. 8, 2023

Owl Time Assemblies are scheduled each month in order to celebrate the great things happening at our school, build school community and to learn together.  We are excited to invite our local first responders to our first Owl Time Assembly this year.

Read More about Owl Time Assemblies

In addition to our changes in the H-pod, we are also looking forward to a blacktop make over on our playground.  Due to the amazing effort of our students during our Fun Run, Home and School will be funding some colorful changes to our playground.  

Read More about Playground Makeover

Our Mission

The Mission of the Souderton Area School District is to prepare students to demonstrate competencies needed to contribute and to succeed in a changing world by building on a commitment to excellence and innovation, by working in partnership with family and community, and by assuring a quality education for all students in a safe and nurturing environment.