Nitrauer News — April 6th

Next week at Nitrauer:

Tuesday, April 10th – Last day to submit pictures for the yearbook (

PSSA Color Days:

Tuesday, April 10th – Wear WHITE to show you are ready for a new week!

Wednesday, April 11th – Wear RED to show confidence and bravery!

Thursday, April 12th – Wear PURPLE as we finish a “grape” first week of PSSA testing!


*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.

**Other openings include: Talent Show Chair, Buddy Family/New Family Coordinator, SLAC Representatives, and Games Day.  More information regarding these openings will be included in upcoming eblasts.

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

*Thank you to Laura McCamant for coordinating another successful Book Nook this week!  We had our best book nook turnout this week thanks to all of the supportive donations and all of the interested student shoppers.  We will continue collecting elementary level books for next year’s Book Nook thru the last week of school in the school office.  Thank you to those who continue to send in your wonderful books!

*Thank you to all who joined us at Friendly’s earlier this week for the PTO Fundraising Night.  It was great to see so many students and families!

*Don’t forget the Nitrauer PTO skating party is tomorrow, April 7th from 10am to 12pm at the Overlook Skating Rink.  Admission is covered by the PTO and is free to Nitrauer students and their families.  Skates may be rented or you can bring your own. The rental fee is $3.00 for roller skates and $4.00 for in-line skates.  The Overlook Skating Rink is located at 301 Golf Drive, Lancaster.
**Due to the weather forecast and if driving conditions are questionable and/or Overlook Skating Rink decides to close, a school messenger email will be sent out Saturday morning notifying families of the need to reschedule.

*PSSA Testing begins 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 this week.  If your student did not get an order form or has lost it, Miss G has extra copies in the office.  Additionally, a yearbook order form can be accessed at: Yearbook Order Form.  Orders can also 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

*Do you have any pictures of Nitrauer events?  If so, please email them to for possible entry in this year’s yearbook. If you have any questions, contact Diana at dehanna77@yahoo.comAll photos need to be submitted by next Tuesday, April 10th.

*PSSA Testing Schedule:
*April 10th-13th – Reading & Writing for 3rd & 4th grade
*April 17th-18th – Math for 3rd & 4th grade
*April 24th-25th – Science for 4th grade

Mark Your Calendar:

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

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