Nitrauer News — April 13th

Next week at Nitrauer:

Tuesday, April 17th – 7pm – PTO Meeting (Faculty Room)

                         PSSA Color Days:

                        Tuesday, April 17th – Wear ORANGE to show you are hard at work!

                       Wednesday, April 18th – Wear BLUE to “chill” and be calm!


*The PTO has the following openings for the 2018/2019 school year:

**Ice Cream Social/Friendly’s Night Chair – coordinate the date and time of Nitrauer’s back to school ice cream social as well as three back to school nights with Friendly’s.
**Book Fair Understudy – work with the Scholastic book fair chairs to learn how to plan and run the book fair. The understudy will take over the book fair for the 2019/2020 school year.
**Talent Show Chair – organize and facilitate the school talent show.  Having connections with someone knowledgeable about an auditorium sound system is recommended.
**Superintendent Lay Advisory Council (SLAC) reps (2 needed) – attend bi-monthly, evening meetings with the superintendent and other school representatives. Report back to Nitrauer’s PTO on the subjects presented.
**New Family Liaison/Buddy Family Coordinator – match new, incoming families who request a buddy family with a veteran Nitrauer family.  A buddy is available to answer questions and ease the transition to Nitrauer.
**Games Day 2019 Chair — Purchase popsicles (reimbursed by PTO) and deliver to school for the 2019 Games Days held in June.

**If you are interested or would like more information, please contact Angela Salabsky at

*Our next PTO meeting is next Tuesday, April 17th at 7pm in the Faculty Room.  The PTO budget for the 2018-2019 school year will be presented.

*Thank you to Stacey Hornberger for coordinating last weekend’s Nitrauer PTO skating party!  It was great to have so many families join the fun!

*PSSA Testing continues at Nitrauer next week.  Your help at home is appreciated during this time (and always), in being sure your child is getting appropriate rest during these testing windows.  Snacks will be provided for 3rd and 4th graders on PSSA test days.  Attendance and getting to school on time is important during this testing period as testing begins promptly at 9:15am.  Please see PSSA Color Days for the color days during the PSSA’s.

*Yearbook and Yearbook Angel order forms went home last week.  Yearbook order forms can be picked up in the office or accessed at: Yearbook Order Form.  Orders can be placed online at:  If ordering online, enter code 22273Y. Orders are due by Wednesday, April 25th.
*Additionally, if you would like to be a yearbook angel and donate $5 for a yearbook for another student, please see Yearbook Angel Form for additional information.  Order forms are due in the office by April 25th.

*Save Friday, May 18th from 5-8pm for FUN FEST 2018!  There will be many volunteer needs to make Fun Fest a success.  If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Brenna Colosi at

*PSSA Testing Schedule:  
*April 17th-18th – Math for 3rd & 4th grade
*April 24th-25th – Science for 4th grade

Mark Your Calendar:

Wednesday, April 25th – Deadline to order yearbook (Yearbook Order FormYearbook Angel )

Friday, May 11th – Final Box Top Collection for this school year

Friday, May 18th – 5-8pm – Fun Fest (more details to follow)

Monday, June 11th – Tentative last day of school