NG Principal

quoteWelcome to New Garden Elementary School where learning counts and everyone matters. We are committed to providing a nurturing and supportive learning environment for students to grow and feel successful while providing an excellent instructional program to meet the individual needs of all students.

A dedicated and caring staff, enthusiastic students, and positive, supportive families make New Garden a special place for everyone! I look forward to our partnership in your child’s education.

Best Wishes!
Susan J. Mc Ardle, Principal


New Garden Elementary Announcements

New Garden at the Homecoming Parade

New Garden had a great turnout at the homecoming parade. Buddy the Bulldog showed up and tons of students, parents, staff and former students.

New Garden Has School Spirit

New Garden launched its new and improved schoolwide positive behavior plan this past week...and Buddy the Bulldog was right there to cheer the students on. This plan involves "Buddy Bucks" which are given to students who go ABOVE what is expected. Weekly, selected students will receive a spirit prize if...

September 2014 Calendar (Revised 9/19/14)

Please check out the revised September calendar. There has been some changes and additions! Enjoy!     September Calendar

Reading Around the World

Reading Around the World is up and running again at New Garden. Last week, Mrs. Pizzini launched this reading incentive program to a very enthusiatic crowd of first through fifth graders. This year's goal is 1,000,000 minutes. Students will read each night for a determined number of minutes and will...

Spotlight on 4th Grade

Mrs. Shoemaker's fabulous fourth graders have just begun a novel study using the book "Because of Winn Dixie." They are learning about character traits and acquiring new vocabulary. They are really enjoying this novel and eagerly anticipate all of the wonderful activities their teacher plans for them each day! ...

KCSD in the News

The Kennett Consolidated School District made the news recently. KCSD was recognized by the Pennsylvania Department of Education with a District Profile score of 94.4.  This result came from the 2013-2014 standardized test scores and placed KCSD in the upper 7% of schools statewide.  Along with this achievement, Kennett High School was...

New Garden Fall Newsletter

Read about all the wonderful things happening at New Garden...   Fall Newsletter

NG has Buddy Classes

One of the things that makes New Garden so unique is that many times older grades will pair up with the younger grades to do buddy activities. On this particular day, students in Mrs. Hall's 1st grade class "buddied" up with Mr. Harris's 5th grade class to complete an "All...


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