Girls on the Run & Girls on Track

ONLINE registration for Girls on the Run and Girls on Track is on February 1st starting at 6 a.m. for Conestoga Elementary. It’s on a first come, first served basis. Practices start the week of March 5th.

Girls On the Run
  • Grades 3 and 4
  • Head Coach – Tracy Mendenhall – tracy.mendenhall@pennmanor.net
  • Assistant Coach – Pam Beck – Becksphcjl@comcast.net
  • Assistant Coach – Janet Ochs – janet.ochs@pennmanor.net
  • Tues./Thurs. 3:30-5:00

Girls On Track

  • Grades 5 and 6
  • Head Coach – Michelle Erb – mlerb64@gmail.com
  • Assistant Coach – Larisa Garpstas – larisa.garpstas@pennmanor.net
  • Mon./Wed. 3:30 – 5:00

All girls in both programs will train for & participate in the GOTR 5K Race on May 19th at F&M College.

Please visit http://www.gotrlancaster.org/ for more information about this life changing program. This website will give you program curriculum and lesson information, cost, etc.

Check out the Girls on the Run Fall Team picture as well as the Spring flyer.

GOTRSPring2012flyer

Want to Win a $20 Gift Card to Weis?

Sign up by January 31st to receive an email alert when there is a posting to the Conestoga Blog. If you are already signed up for email notifications, your name is in for the drawing.  The blog is an easy way to stay connected to what’s going on at your child’s school.

It’s simple. Go to our school blog site. It’s https://conestoga.pennmanor.net/

Enter your email address in the Subscribe by Email field on the left side of the home page. Then click Create Subscription and  you’re done!

The drawing will be on February 1st and the winner’s name will be posted on the blog and we will see that you get the gift card.

Learn to Swim Clinics Being Offered

The attached flyer provides swim clinic information that is being offered by Millersville University.

Swim clinic flyer

Volunteers Are Needed for Movie Night ~

We still need some more volunteers to help out with Movie Night this Friday. Please see Jessica Sweigart that evening if you can pitch in and help. Thank you.

Reminder – Movie Night 6:30 this Friday!

A reminder that the PTO will be showing Cars 2 in the all-purpose room at 6:30 on Friday, January 27th. Popcorn and drinks will be available for sale. Bring your sleeping bag and pillow or something comfy to sit or lie on to watch the movie. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Mobile Dentists are Coming to Conestoga

Smile! Mobile Dentists are coming to Conestoga Elementary on March 2nd.
  •  This program provides cleanings and sealants for students during the school day.
  • This program does not do fillings or restorative dental work.
Applications were sent home Friday, or will be sent home today.  This program is available to all children with or without insurance.  If there is a financial need, there are grants available through Mobile Dentist to cover the cost of the program.
If you are interested, fill out one side only that is applicable to your situation and return the completed application to the health room.  Completed applications are due back February 1st.
For parents/guardians of kindergarten, 1st or 5th graders that have not returned dental forms, this does count towards the dental exams that are required for these grades.
Any questions regarding the program, please call the health room at 872-9535 ext 3502.

Outstanding Educator/Employee Nominations

The Penn Manor School District is seeking nominations for Outstanding Educator Awards which will be presented later this school year to one elementary and one secondary teacher.  Nominations are being solicited from parents/guardians, students, and colleagues in the Penn Manor School District.

Nominations for these awards are open until February 29, 2012 and should be based on the teacher’s ability to promote academic growth in his/her students and for outstanding pupil-teacher relationships.  A person may nominate one elementary teacher, one secondary teacher or both.  The nominee must presently be employed by the Penn Manor School District.

Outstanding-Educator-Nomination-Form

 

The Penn Manor School District is also seeking nominations for Outstanding Employee Awards, which will be presented later this school year to one elementary and one secondary support employee.  Nominations are being solicited from parents/guardians, students, and staff members in the Penn Manor School District.

Nominations for these awards are open until February 29, 2012 and should be based on the staff member’s ability to support the educational program and the quality of his/her relationships with staff and students.  A person may nominate one elementary staff member, one secondary staff member or both.  The nominee must presently be employed by the Penn Manor School District.

Outstanding-Employee-Nomination-Form

Talent Show is March 2 at 6:30

Scouting all students in Conestoga Elementary School!  Our 18th Annual Talent Show and Ice Cream Social is set for March 2, 2012, at 6:30 p.m.

Your child will be bringing home a flyer with all the details. If you have any questions, please call the school at 872-9535. Thank you.

PM Junior Comets Football & Cheerleading

Attention Girls or Boys that are going to be in 2nd thru 8th grade for the 2012-2013 school year and are looking to have fun and enjoy cheering for our football teams. Click on the link below to read about an upcoming informational meeting on March 26th from 6:30 to 8:30 at Manor Middle School.

PMJC 2012 PAMPHLET



	

Don’t Miss the Garden Updates

Garden January Newsletter

Our newly named Conestoga Diggers Discovery Garden January Newsletter is here! Below is  the newsletter’s Table of Contents. Don’t miss the special feature on Page 3: Kid’s Corner – a page just for kids! You can access the newsletter and other important information by clicking on Outdoor Garden on the screen or by using the following link:

https://conestoga.pennmanor.net/outdoor-garden/