No School on Friday, September 28

This is just a friendly reminder that students do not have school this Friday, 9/28/18.  It is on the website and school calendar.

School Drill

Throughout the school year, Conestoga Elementary students and staff participate in a number of safety drills. These drills include fire drills, evacuation drills, lockdown/intruder drills, and severe weather drills. During each one of these drills, we work to connect students to lifelong learning and safety awareness. Ahead of the drill, the teachers talk to students about them being aware of their surroundings and ways to be safe in different situations.

Today, we did an lockdown/intruder drill. The purpose is to prepare students and staff in case there is a need to keep everyone in place in the school in order to assess a potential situation.  The State Police were kind enough to come to our school and walk around the hallways to give us some safety tips. After the inside part of the drill was completed, it was announced over the loud speaker that we will next go outside and meet at our designated rally points, which all students know since our beginning of the year fire drill. The State Police commented how quiet everyone was and were very impressed with our students during this drill. They did a great job and made us all Conestoga PROUD!

Look for a letter that will be sent home with your child about today’s drill.

Picture Day is Coming

Mark your calendar for Picture Day!
Conestoga Elementary School
Picture Day: Friday, Oct 5
Picture Day ID: LT318568Q0
Picture Day is coming! The easiest way to order school pictures is online at Please submit your order before Friday, Oct 5.
Benefits of ordering online:

  • Earn coupons through the MyFamily Rewards™ program
  • Customize your package by choosing the sizes, backgrounds and quantities right for you
  • Order for multiple children at the same time
  • No need to send cash or check to school
¡Marca tu calendario para el día de la Foto!
Conestoga Elementary School
Día de la Foto: 05 octubre 2018
ID del Día de la Foto: LT318568Q0
¡Ya llega el Día de la Foto! La manera más fácil de encargar las fotos escolares es online en Envía tu pedido del retrato antes del 05 octubre 2018.
Beneficios de encargar online:

  • Ganar cupones por medio del programa MyFamily Rewards™
  • Personalizar tu paquete al elegir los tamaños, fondos y cantidades correctos para ti
  • Encargar para varios niños en el mismo momento
  • No es necesario enviar dinero en efectivo ni cheque a la escuela
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You may unsubscribe if you do not wish to receive further Lifetouch-sponsored emails from this sender.All students will be photographed. Please notify your child’s teacher if you do not want an individual portrait taken of your child. Your child may be included in a group portrait requested by the school.

Late Bus Today

Bus 139 was running about 10 minutes late leaving school today. Sorry for any inconvenience this has caused.

Pink Out Shirt Orders are Due Tomorrow

If you’re thinking of purchasing any shirts for Penn Manor’s annual PINK OUT DAY on October 26th, the order forms and money are due by tomorrow. Checks can be made payable to:  Friends of PMFH.

Picture Day is Friday, October 5th

Students will soon be bringing home picture day order forms for your consideration.  You can order different packages on the form itself or shop online at If you have any questions about pictures, you can call 717-545-6833.

Thank you.


Watermelon Blaster 5K

The Edible Classroom is hosting the Watermelon Blaster 5K to benefit school gardens on September 22nd. Help Conestoga win a garden grant by participating in the run and designating Conestoga as your school on the registration form.

Runners and walkers alike are welcome! The event also includes:

  • Free Kids’ Fun Run
  • Live music
  • Watermelon Seed Spittin’ Contest
  • Watermelon Blaster Smoothie for all participants
  • Fresh veggie snack sample

You can register up until the day of the event, but today’s the deadline to receive a fun Watermelon Blaster T-shirt.

PTO Meeting

All are invited to come out to any or ALL of the PTO meetings that are scheduled once a month throughout the school year. Tomorrow, September 13th, please join us from 6:45 to 7:45 for this month’s meeting.