Nitrauer News — March 24th

This Week at Nitrauer:

Thursday, March 28th – Early Dismissal at 1:40pm

Friday, March 29th – School In Session (snow make-up day)

Friday, March 29th – Deadline to order yearbooks (Nitrauer Yearbook; code: 32499J)


*Thank you to Laura Cornelius for coordinating this year’s Nitrauer’s Barnes & Noble Book FairThank you as well to the many secret readers as well as to all of you who joined us at Barnes & Noble!

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

*Township Cares, a OneTownship Community Event is sponsoring a spring cleaning collection to assist families in Manheim Township.  Cleaning supplies will be collected through Wednesday, April 24th.  See TOWNSHIP CARES Spring 2019 for more details as well as specific items being collected

*Did you forget to order your yearbook?  It’s not too late as the order deadline has been extended to Friday, March 29th.  Online orders can be placed at: Nitrauer Yearbook.  If ordering online, enter code 32499J.

*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  All photos are due by April 5th.

*Continuing through May 1st, Nitrauer is participating in a penny challenge to help Ponderosa Elementary School in Paradise, CA which was destroyed by the wildfires.  Please Penny Drive – Ponderosa Elementary School  for more information.

*The Nitrauer PTO skating party is Saturday, April 6th from 4pm to 7pm 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 skating rink accepts cash only.  The Overlook Skating Rink is located at 301 Golf Drive, Lancaster.

*Friendly’s is hosting another Fundraising Night for the Nitrauer PTO on Thursday, April 11th from 5-8 pm. During this time 10% of all sales will be donated to our PTO.  See April Friendlys Flier for more information.

*Book Nook DonationsWe NEED your K-4 appropriate books!  Please keep those wonderful books coming in so that we can have another exciting up to date Book Nook day in April!  Rememberwe  CANNOT use young board books, baby books, adult level books, or damaged books (water or mold), and it is a process to weed/dispose properly from the growing collection of awesome books that the children have brought us.  Please do not send anything but age appropriate K-4 books.  For examples of what would be considered age appropriate, use Scholastic books flyers.

*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 16th-18th – Reading & Writing for 3rd & 4th grade
*April 30-May 1st – Math for 3rd & 4th grade
*May 2nd & 3rd – Science for 4th grade

*Save Friday, May 17th from 5-8pm for FUN FEST 2019!  There will be many volunteer needs to make Fun Fest a success.  If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Brenna Colosi at


Mark Your Calendar:

Saturday, April 6th (4-7pm) – Skating party at Overlook Skating Rink

Wednesday, April 10th – Book Nook

Thursday, April 11th – Friendly’s FUNraiser Night (April Friendlys Flier)

Tuesday, April 16th (7pm) – PTO Meeting (Faculty Room)

Friday, April 19th – No School

Monday, April 22nd – No School

Wednesday, April 24th – Last day to donate items for Township Cares Spring Cleaning Collection (TOWNSHIP CARES Spring 2019)