School Board Meeting Announcement

February 2, 2015 Meeting Notice

Preschool Lunch & Learn Opportunity on 2/10

All preschool children, age 3 to pre-K, along with their parent/guardian, are invited to join us at Conestoga Elementary for a preschool lunch and learn hour on Tuesday, February 10, from 11:30 to 12:30.


This once a month event will consist of story time, a craft, lunch, and a special visit to the library to check out books that will be returned the following month.

If you are planning to attend, please RSVP to the school office at 872-9535, by Friday, February 6.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.


Here is the schedule:

11:30 to 11:50 – lunch (no cost to child; Adult is $2.25) Lunch consists of a peanut butter sandwich/tossed salad/fruit/milk

11:50 to 12:10 – craft

12:10 to 12:30 – library

Delays and Kindergarten

Just a reminder, when there is a 2 hour delay with modified kindergarten, the a.m. students will be picked up by their bus 2 hours later than normally picked up and be dismissed at 12:45 for parent pick up.  Kindergarten does not have lunch at school.

Afternoon kindergarten can be dropped off between 1:35 and 1:40.  School will start at 1:45 for them and they will be dismissed at our regular 3:25 dismissal time.



Movie Night Tonight

Don’t forget tonight is Movie Night at Conestoga Elementary 6 to 8 p.m.

movietheater-300x171Popcorn, drinks and other snacks will be for sale.  Students may bring a pillow and sleeping bag, and must be accompanied by an adult.



Admission to the movie is a donation from the R.O.C.K. list below. As a reminder, the ROCK program (Reach Out to Conestoga Kids) is funded though the PTO and donations from our community, to help a few selected families with food items over weekends.

Canned pasta sauce
Canned Chili
Canned meats (chicken, turkey, tuna)
Canned fruits
Canned veggies
Minute rice
Pasta /noodle kits
Pancake mix (needing water only)
Boxes of Oatmeal
Macaroni and Cheese boxes
Canned soups (the heartier the better)
Cup of Noodles/Ramen Noodles
Boxes of crackers ( saltines, cheez itz, triscuits, etc.)
Apple sauce
Prepackaged snacks
Peanut butter

Box Top Cafe Challenge

Bring your box tops to school between January 26th and February 20th to see which class can bring in the most! Each teacher has a collection tub in their classroom.  The winning class will get to eat their lunch in a special Conestoga Café for a day!


Remember, collecting box tops is an easy way to help our school earn money. Ask family members, neighbors and friends to save them for you!

The YWCA Aftercare Program

Is cancelled on early dismissal days.  The Y program in Lancaster is open but parents need  to transport.

Early Dismissal Today

We are dismissing at 11:30 today so that we can safely transport our students before the snow begins.  If you are a kindergarten parent and are picking up your child please pick them up at 11:25.  Thank you.

School Board Meeting

School Board Meeting


PTO Meeting Tonight

PTO meetingPlease come out to the monthly PTO meeting tonight at Conestoga. It will be one hour from 6:45 to 7:45 in the library.  A movie will be shown for any children that must accompany parents.  Thank you!


Change in School Calendar

Please review the following changes and reminders as a result of the school closing on Monday, January 12, 2015:

  • Friday, January 16, 2015, is NOW a regular school day for all students in kindergarten through 12th grade.
  • Monday, January 19, 2015 remains a vacation day for students and faculty.
  • Tuesday, January 20, 2015, is a cycle day 3 and school is in session for elementary students ONLY.  Secondary students have off on Tuesday, January 20 while the elementary students are in session. The students are dismissed at 1:30 pm on Tuesday. There is no PM Kindergarten.  Please make sure you mark this on your calendar so your student is prepared for music lessons, specials, and other important cycle day related activities.  January 21st will be a DAY 6.
  • School will now be in session on Friday, February 13, 2015.
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