Nitrauer News — March 23rd

Next week at Nitrauer:

Thursday, March 29th – Early Dismissal at 1:40pm

Friday, March 30th – No School


*Thank you to Maggie Foley & Rae Milne for coordinating Friday’s Mix It Up LunchThank you as well to the volunteers who helped during lunch!

*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.
**Spiritwear Chair – organize the sale of Nitrauer t-shirts in the fall.

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

*The Manheim Township High School Ice Hockey Club will be hosting free “Learn to Play Hockey” sessions at the Lancaster Ice Rink on March 31st & April 3rd for students in Kindergarten – 8th grade.  See MTIH Learn to Play for more information.

*Friendly’s is hosting another Fundraising Night for the Nitrauer PTO on Thursday, April 5th from 5-8 pm. During this time 10% of all sales will be donated to our PTO.  See Friendlys flier – April for more information.

*The Nitrauer PTO skating party will be held Saturday, 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.

*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

*Our strongest need for the Book Nook continues to be for chapter books, but elementary level picture books are always welcomed as well.  Please do not send in any preschool level books.  Book contributions can be dropped off in the book box located in the school office.  The next Book Nook will be April 4th.  See Final Book Nook for more information for the last Book Nook of this school year.

*PSSA Testing begins at Nitrauer next month.  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.
*April 10th-13th – Reading & Writing for 3rd & 4th grade
*April 17th-20th – Math for 3rd & 4th grade
*April 24th-25th – Science for 4th grade

Mark Your Calendar:

Monday, April 2nd – No School

Tuesday, April 3rd – School in Session (snow make-up day)

Wednesday, April 4th – Final Book Nook for this school year (Final Book Nook)

Thursday, April 5th – 5-8 pm – Friendly’s Night (Friendlys flier – April)

Saturday, April 7th – 10am – 12pm – Nitrauer PTO Skating Party at Overlook Skating Rink

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

Monday, June 11th – Tentative last day of school