6th Grade Math Bowl

Our 6th grade Math Bowl team placed 3rd in today’s  competition.  Great job, team! 20150226_151447

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Ask students in 5-S about colossal ways to spruce up your writing!

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Have you explored Twitter yet?  It’s a great way to get bits of information about Eshleman Elementary and Penn Manor School District.  Just last week our crossing guard, Charlee, got a shout out by WGAL’s Katelyn Smith.  Charlee.tweet Movie.night.tweet


Give Twitter a try.  Check us out at https://twitter.com/EshPrincipal

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Preschool Lunch and Learn

The next Preschool Lunch and Learn will be held on Thursday, March 26, 2015 from 11:45 – 12:45.  All preschool children ages 3 – pre-K and their parent/guardian are invited to join us for a story in the library, a craft, and lunch in the cafeteria.  More information and an RSVP are available below.  Please note that money for lunch must either be paid as you proceed through the cafeteria line or paid in advance.  RSVP must be received no later than Tuesday, March 17, 2015.  If you have questions, please contact the school office at 872-9540.

Lunch and Learn

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Weather related delay for Friday, February 20

Penn Manor is operating on a two-hour delay with modified Kindergarten for Friday, February 20, 2015.  Please review the weather advisory posted on the blog regarding wind chills, and make sure our children are warm before heading to the bus stop or walking to school.

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5th Grade Math Bowl

Eshleman’s 5th grade Math Bowl team came in first in the district-wide competition today.  Great job, team!!


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Movie Night

Eshleman PTO is sponsoring a Family Movie Night on Friday, February 20, 2015 from 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM in the Eshleman gym.  Children are encouraged to wear school-appropriate pajamas and to bring pillows and sleeping bags.  Instead of charging admission, families are asked to bring in an item for PM Cares, a group that supplies toiletries and non-food essentials to Penn Manor students and their families in need.  Items such as toilet paper, paper towels, napkins, tissues, baggies, dish soap, hand soap, glass cleaner, toothpaste, deodorant and shampoo are welcome.  Movie of the evening will be “Mr. Peabody and Sherman”.

This is NOT a drop-off event.  Students must be accompanied by an adult.

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Wind Chill Advisory for Friday


Because of the threat of record cold and high winds Friday, parents are reminded to make sure their children are wearing warm coats, hats and gloves as they head for school tomorrow.

  The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Chill Advisory until 10 a.m. Friday. Temperatures are expected to dip below zero, with wind chills as low as 10 to 25 degrees below zero. In such conditions, frostbite can occur in as little as 30 minutes on exposed skin.

 The conditions could possibly result in a delay in the start of school Friday. Please check the Penn Manor cell phone app, website and Twitter page, as well as local media outlets regarding a possible delay. You may also dial the district’s weather hotline, at 872-9500 ext. 2333.

  Please be safe outdoors.

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Outstanding Educator and Outstanding Employee Nominations

Just a reminder that nominations for Penn Manor Outstanding Educator and Outstanding Employee are being accepted until February 27, 2015.  Students, parents and guardians are able to submit their nomination to their building principal or  Mrs. Hallock or Dr. Shaffer in the Administration building.  Forms are below and also on the district website, www.pennmanor.net under the district tab.  A list of prior winners is also listed on this site.




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Calendar Change

Due to today’s snow day, school will now be in session Monday, March 23, 2015.  Please mark your calendars!

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