Nitrauer News – October 12th

Next Week at Nitrauer:

Tuesday, October 16th – 7:00pm – PTO Meeting (Faculty Room)

Friday, October 19th – Box Tops due


*This week’s Book Nook was very successful!  The next Book Nook is Wednesday, December 12thWe are in need of elementary (K-4) picture and chapter books to allow for ongoing successful Book Nooks.  Please consider donating any books that your children have outgrown.  Books can be dropped off in the office.  Thank you to Laura McCamant & Sheryl DePanfilis for organizing this project!

*Thank you to Kelly Fogleman, Diana Everhart-Hanna, & Elizabeth Roda for coordinating today’s Race for EducationThank you as well to the many volunteers who were a part of the race!

*Thank you to all who sent donations for Backpacks for Hope!

*Hopefully, everyone was busy clipping and collecting Box Tops over the summer! Our first official collection will be next Friday, October 19th.  Information about the Box Top program, along with a list of participating products (on back of info sheet) was passed out to your student(s) last week.  If you have any questions, you may refer to for Box Top links and/or contact Allison McCarthy, box top coordinator, at

*Join us for our Annual Nitrauer Fall Fest on Friday, October 26th from 5-7 pm!  Plan on eating dinner at Nitrauer before heading out for the parade through the surrounding neighborhood as Scoops food truck will be at Fall Fest.  Kids are welcome to wear an appropriate costume (no weapon accessories).  Do you have a great pumpkin design?  Bring your pumpkin for the “Great Pumpkin” display.  Sign up here to donate/volunteer: Fall Fest Volunteer/Donation Sign Up. For more information, see Nitrauer Fall Fest 2018.

*Mix it Up Lunch will be resuming this year!  We are looking for any parents that are musically inclined and would like to share their talent during our first lunch on November 16th from around 11-1.  Please contact Maggie Foley at if you would like to share your talent.  Thank you!

*Please make sure to have your child’s name somewhere on their jackets and sweaters as many are left on the playgrounds after being outside, and on the OUTSIDE of their lunch boxes, so we can make sure to get your items back where they belong!

Mark Your Calendar:

Friday, October 26th – 5-7pm – Fall Fest (Nitrauer Fall Fest 2018)

Wednesday, November, 7th – Early Dismissal at 1:40pm

Tuesday, November 13th – Picture Re-Take Day

Tuesday, November 13th – 7:00pm – PTO Meeting (Faculty Room) – Note this is the second, not third week of November

Friday, November 16th – Mix-It Up Lunch