What a week at Eshleman!

IMG_20140827_133404 IMG_20140827_133232 IMG_20140827_132717Students and teachers were busy all week.  From math to team building to problem solving to making new friends–it was happening here!

Mr. Heiney’s first grade class earned the first SOAR certificate for the school year!  If you have a child in 1-H, ask them what they did.  They worked very hard to earn the certificate.


Third graders share marshmallow math.


Math in first grade


Looking sharp!


Working hard.


Second graders ready to start the year!


Student read aloud to the class.


Making new friends.

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Instrument Information Night

Students in grades 4 – 6 who are interested in learning to play a musical instrument should plan to attend  Instrument Information Night on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 6:30 PM at Penn Manor High School.  For more information, click below.

First day Instrument Info 2014 (3)

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Closing of Alleyway

We have been informed that the alleyway that runs behind Subway to Herr Avenue in Millersville is private property and has been closed.

In partnership with the property owner, we wanted to notify school families in case this route was previously utilized to transport your children to or from school.  Please plan accordingly.  We are grateful that our community is looking out for the safety of our children.

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Drugs 101: A Session for Parents

Do you want to know more about the peer pressures that your child is facing?  Do you need more information about drugs that our children are using or being tempted to use?  Come out to an information session on October 1, 2014 from 6:30 – 8:30 PM in the Penn Manor High School auditorium.  Please note that this program is for ADULTS ONLY!  Pre-registration is required.

Drugs 101

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Student Accident Insurance

Again this year parents are being offered the opportunity to purchase Student Accident Insurance  for your child(ren). For more information regarding coverage and the process to complete in order to receive this insurance, please click on the link below.

Student Insurance

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PTO Needs Your Help

Our PTO is providing a luncheon for Eshleman teachers on August 19, a day that teachers will be in their classrooms preparing for the new school year.  Please check out the link below to help with this event.

Teacher Luncheon

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First Day Menu

Listed below are the 2014-2015 school year breakfast and lunch prices.

There is no increase in either breakfast or lunch prices.

Elementary Lunch-$2.25

Reduced Lunch-$.40


Adult Lunch-$3.50

Breakfast service will start the FIRST day of school on August 25, 2014.

Elementary breakfast-$1.25

Reduced breakfast-No Charge

Adult breakfast-$1.90

Lunch menu for first day of school-August 25, 2014

Chicken Tenders

Fluffy Whipped Potatoes

California Blend Vegetables

Chilled Assorted Fruit

Choice of Milk

B lunch-Hamburger/Roll

The C lunch (Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich and String Cheese) and the D lunch (Yogurt & String Cheese) remain the same. S (salad plate) lunch will be served on Wednesdays.

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Drop-in Event

Students in kindergarten, grades 1 and 2 are invited to meet their teacher and see their classroom on Tuesday, August 19 from 4:30 – 5:30 PM.  Feel free to bring in your school supplies at that time if you wish.  Students should be receiving a letter shortly about this event,

Are you a new student at Eshleman this year and not sure where you will be going on the first day of school?  You also are welcome to come to Eshleman on the 19th of August from 4:30 – 5:30 PM for a tour of the building and a chance to see where your classroom is located.

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Welcome to Our New Staff

Eshleman will be seeing some new faces for the 2014-15 school year as we welcome new teachers and have some teachers shift grade level.  We look forward to a great year of learning with these changes.

Kindergarten:  Miss. Jourdan Brill for 1st semester, Mrs. Sproul for 2nd semester

Grade 1:  Mrs. Wendy Terry, Mr. Jeff Heiney

Grade 2:  Mrs. Patty Detter, Mrs. Beth Kaplan

Grade 3:  Ms. Barb St. John, Mrs. Caitlin Tran

Grade 4:  Mr. Chris Ivey, Mr. John Matusek

Grade 5:  Mrs. Karen Braun, Mrs. Mindy Swope

Grade 6:  Mr. Richard Bodde, Mrs. Chris Kinderwater

Art:  Mrs. Heather Wigerman, Mrs. Maggie Cantrell, Mrs. Jenny Steffy

Gym:  Mr. Steve McCabe

Music:  Ms. Jill Almoney

Library:  Ms. Kathy Ashworth

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End of Year Reminders

Last Day of School for Kindergarten is Friday, June 6

Last Day of School for Grades 1 – 6 is Monday, June 9.  School will be in session from 9 – 11:30 AM.  No breakfast or lunch will be served on June 9.  There is no YWCA Before or After School Care this day.

Is your child missing a coat, shoes, sweatshirt, lunchbox?  If so, check the Lost and Found area in the school office before the last day of school.  Anything left after June 9, will be donated to charity.

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