Nitrauer News — Week of September 3rd

This week at Nitrauer:

Monday, September 4th – No School

Please continue to join our annual Nitrauer spirit color days:

Colors to Wear Schedule:

Tues., Sept. 5 – Green (Verde)
Wed., Sept. 6 – Orange(Anaranjado)
Thurs., Sept. 7 – Purple (Morado)
Fri., Sept. 8 – Pink (Rosado)
Mon., Sept. 11 – Brown (Cafe/Marrón)
Tues., Sept. 12 – Black (Negro)


*Thank you to Janet Campbell for coordinating this year’s ice cream social!  Thank you as well to Friendly’s and to all the families that joined us despite the damp weather!

*Parent Night at Nitrauer is fast approaching.  Please note that this event is for parents only.  On Monday, September 11th, parents new to Nitrauer are invited to meet with Dr. Hancock in the auditorium from 6:30-6:55pm.  Beginning at 7pm will be 2 sessions in which classroom teachers will explain the curriculum for this year.  You will also receive information regarding student expectations for the year.

*All parents are invited to join us at our monthly PTO meetings.  They are held in the Nitrauer Teacher’s Lounge at 7pm on the third Tuesday of the month.  Our first meeting for this school year will be Tuesday, September 19th.  Hope to see you there!

*Are you looking for a friendly family to contact when questions arise about Nitrauer Elementary or would you like some helpful hints from someone who is already acquainted with the school?  If your family is new to Nitrauer, we have a group of families available to make your transition to Nitrauer a little easier – Buddy Families.  See Nitrauer Family Connection for more information about being connected with a Buddy Family, as well as how to sign-up.  For any questions, please contact Janet Campbell at

*Join the Manheim Township High School Boys & Girls Soccer Teams with their Soccer for a Cause Event – “Accidents Happen” Health Room Supply Drive on September 16th.  They will be collecting items for our elementary & Landis Run health rooms at the games (9:00am JV Boys & Varsity Girls and 11:00am Varsity Boys and JV Girls).  See MT Boys Soccer Health Room Heroes for a list of items the teams are collecting as well as for more information.

Mark Your Calendar:

Monday, September 11th – 6:30pm – 7:55pm – Back to School Night (Parents Only)
**6:30 – 6:55 is a presentation by Dr. Hancock in the auditorium for new parents followed by classroom visits to hear from your child(ren)’s teacher(s)

Tuesday, September 19th – 7:00pm – PTO Meeting (Teachers’ Lounge)

Thursday, September 28th – 6-8pm – Friendly’s Fundraiser Night for Nitrauer (more information to follow)

Saturday, September 30th – Deadline to sign-up for this year’s Student Directory (Directory Signup)