Nitrauer News — April 27th


*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.
**Superintendent Lay Advisory Council (SLAC) reps (1 more 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

*May 7th – 11th, is Teacher Appreciation WeekWe will be doing several things during the week to show our appreciation.  We also will have our annual appreciation luncheon on Tuesday May 8th!  See Teacher Appreciation Lunch Sign-Up if you would like to contribute to the festivities.  Like last year, we have asked for gift cards to give to teachers.  Please consider purchasing a gift card for a local business to show our appreciation of the generous donations they make to our school for various events.  Contact Kim Romano with any questions.

Join MTHS students at STEM Fest Friday, May 11th from 6:30-8:30pm.  A variety of STEM related activities stations will be available for families with students in K-8 to interact with.  See Tech Fest for more information.

*FUN FEST 2018
will be held Friday, May 18th from 5-8pm.  This is an annual event at Nitrauer where friends and family can come together as a community.  All proceeds benefit the Nitrauer PTO sponsored projects and events.  See Fun Fest 2018 for more details.  Use Wristbands & Raffle Tickets Order Form to order these items in advance.  There are many volunteer needs to make Fun Fest a success.  Sign up to volunteer at Fun Fest Volunteer Sign up.  Additionally, each class has been assigned a theme for the Basket Raffle.  See 2018 Fun Fest – Raffle Baskets for details!  Please contact Brenna Colosi at with any questions.

*Our last Box Top collection for the 2017-2018 school year is rapidly approaching.  Please continue clipping and saving those Box Tops.  Sheets for your box tops can be found at Box Tops for Education Forms Send them into the school anytime by Friday, May 11th.  The class that brings in the most for this particular collection period will earn an extra recess. The class that brings in the most overall for this school year will receive a popcorn and movie party!
*For ideas on how to collect more box tops for our school, please visit and/or download the Box Top app. This is such an easy way to earn money for our school. Let’s finish out the year strong! Thank you so much for your participation!

*On Tuesday, May 15th, from 12:00-12:30, incoming kindergarten students and a parent are invited to Nitrauer for an introduction to Kindergarten Story Time.  Dr. Hancock will read a book to the students and their parents at 12:30 in the Nitrauer library.  The kindergarten teachers will stop by and introduce themselves to the group, too! If you have a child starting kindergarten in August, please consider joining us for Kindergarten Story Time!

Mark Your Calendar:

Tuesday, May 8th – Teacher Appreciation Luncheon (Teacher Appreciation Lunch Sign-Up)

Friday, May 11th – Final Box Top Collection for this school year (Box Tops for Education Forms)

Friday, May 11th – 6:30-8:30pm – STEM Fest (High School – South Gym, Tech Ed Hallway) (Tech Fest)

Tuesday, May 15th – 12:00-12:30pm – Story Time for incoming kindergarten students in the Nitrauer Library

Tuesday, May 15th – 7pm – PTO Meeting (Faculty Room)

Tuesday, May 15th – Items for Fun Fest Basket Raffle Due (2018 Fun Fest – Raffle Baskets)

Wednesday, May 16th – Fun Fest Wristband and Raffle Ticket pre-orders due (Nitrauer Family Fun Fest Flyer 2018)

Friday, May 18th – 5-8pm – Fun Fest (Nitrauer Family Fun Fest Flyer 2018)

Friday, May 25th – Early Dismissal at 1:40pm

Monday, May 28th – No School

Monday, June 11th – Last day of school