Nitrauer News — March 2nd

Next week at Nitrauer:

Monday, March 5th – 6:00pm – Spanish Immersion Informational Meeting (Nitrauer Auditorium)

Tuesday, March 6th — Monday, March 12th – Barnes & Noble Book Fair (Barnes and Noble Flyer 2017-18)

Tuesday, March 6th – Barnes & Noble Book Fair Teacher Reading Night (Barnes and Noble Flyer 2017-18)

Wednesday, March 7th – Deadline to sign-up for the Project Fair (Project Fair 2018 Sign Up)

Thursday, March 8th – Early Dismissal at 1:40pm

Friday, March 9th – No School (Teacher In-Service Day)

Read Across America!
continues through Thursday, March 8th.
      *This is an annual reading event that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading during the week of March 2nd, the birthday of children’s author Dr. Seuss.  Help Nitrauer celebrate with the fun attire below:

Monday, March 5th – Fox in Socks Day – Wear silly or mismatched socks.

Tuesday, March 6th – One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish Day – Wear red and blue.

Wednesday, March 7th – Wacky Wednesday – Wear your clothes backwards, inside out, or mismatched.

Thursday, March 8th – Dr. Seuss Day – Dress as your favorite Dr. Seuss character and/or bring your favorite Dr. Seuss book.


*Nitrauer’s Barnes & Noble Book Fair is coming next week, March 6th – March 12th.  You can either shop in-store or online!  See Barnes and Noble Flyer 2017-18 for more information as well as the code/voucher to use at check-out in order for Nitrauer to receive a percentage of the sale.  Teachers will be reading Tuesday, March 6th from 6-7:45pm.  See the flyer for reading times.

*There will be a Spanish Immersion parent information session for parents of current kindergarten students who may be interested in the immersion program for 1st grade and beyond.  The session will be held Monday, march 5th at 6:00pm at Nitrauer Elementary School.  To learn more about the district’s Spanish Immersion program, please see Spanish Immersion.

*The Art Show & Project Fair are returning to Nitrauer Elementary on Thursday, March 15th from 7 – 8pm.

*A project can be any type of display that shows what you have learned. You can work by yourself, with a friend or a group of friends.  You may choose from many subjects such as cultural topics, history, math, art, science, health, cooking, sports, and hobbies. Check your library and computer websites for great ideas.  Deadline to sign up for the Project Fair is Wednesday, March 7th.  You can sign-up on online at Project Fair 2018 Sign Up or get a paper sign up from the school office.

*Artwork was due to the school earlier this week.

*The PTO has the following executive committee opening for the 2018/2019 school year:

*Secretary – attend monthly PTO meetings and take minutes.

**Additional PTO openings include: 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.

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


* Save Friday, May 18th from 5-8pm for FUN FEST 2018!  There will be many volunteer needs to make Fun Fest a success.  One specific need at this time is a basket raffle co-chair with the intent to take over the basket raffle in 2019.  If you are interested in this role or another volunteer role, 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.

* 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

Mark Your Calendar:

Thursday, March 15th – 6:30-8:00pm – Open House followed by Art Show & Project Fair

Tuesday, March 20th – 7:00pm – PTO Meeting (Faculty Room)

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

Friday, March 30th – No School

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)