Mitten Tree and Spirit Wear Info

Mitten Tree Info…

Our annual Mitten Tree will be set up in the Hambright lobby. Let’s synergize and fill our tree with mittens, hats, scarves and gloves that will be donated to families in need. All sizes from infant to adult will be accepted. Donations must be new and are due by Friday, December 21. Thank you for helping to keep Penn Manor families warm this winter!

Spirit Wear Info…

To get to the NEW online web store for Hambright Spirit Wear, you can follow the link below OR you can follow these directions:
1) Go to https://prolookuniform.com
2) Scroll down and click on the yellow button that says GO TO YOUR STORE
3) Find and click on Hambright Elementary
4) Make your order
Here is the new, direct link:
https://www.agpestores.com/imagewizard/groupproducts.php?prodgroup_id=7868&prodgroupbypass=true

For those interested, you may also call or visit the store to make purchases.

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December & January News

We have been very BUSY here in school!  Parents, thanks for your continued support and help at home with your child!  It’s really appreciated!

SNACKS- THANKS to those who have been able to donate to our snack supply!  Remember, students are welcome to bring in a snack each day.  I always have snacks on hand for those that don’t have their own.  WE appreciate the donations!

WIPES- We like to keep those germs away…if you are able to donate wipes to help us do that, we would greatly appreciate that.  THANKS!!

READING- We are working hard to find main ideas and supporting details in nonfiction texts.  We are also learning about the 5 types of text structures and are practicing how to identify the characteristics and clue words for each type in various texts.  GREAT job, everyone with these tricky tasks!

MATH- Ch. 7 TEST on Patterns and Sequences on FRIDAY.  Students will have a Practice Test and Review Packet to study and review prior to Friday.  Thanks for your help at home with the homework!  Your support is appreciated!  I am AMAZED at what the students are able to do with this rigorous program.  Keep up the great effort, 4th graders!

SPELLING- TEST on Friday on Lesson #13 and NO Spelling next week! 

Dec. 13- Day A / Applied Engineering / 4th Grade Teachers Training Day
Dec. 14- Day B / Art / Spelling TEST #13 / Ch. 7 Math Test
Dec. 17- Day C / Phys. Ed / NO Spelling this week
Dec. 18- Day D / Music / Anti-Bullying Lesson 
Dec. 19- Day A / Applied Engineering / Library Books Due
Dec. 20- Day B / Art
Dec. 21- Day C / Phys. Ed. / Ugly Holiday Sweater Spirit Day

HOLIDAY BREAK

Jan. 2- Day D / Music
Jan. 3- Day A / Applied Engineering
Jan. 4- Day B / Art
Jan. 7- Day C / Phys. Ed. / New Spelling List #14
Jan. 8- Day D / Music 
Jan. 9- Day A / Applied Engineering / Library Books Due
Jan. 10- Day B / Art
Jan. 11- Day C / Phys. Ed. / Spelling TEST #14

Jan. 18- NO SCHOOL for STUDENTS
Jan. 21- Martin Luther King Jr Day / NO SCHOOL
Jan. 25- 1:30 Early Dismissal

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November & December News

Have a nice THANKSGIVING!

Math:  Chapter 6 TESTS on Long Division have been returned!  This was a difficult test.  Thank you for your help and support with test corrections.  They are due on Friday.  Our next chapter is on Patterns & Sequences.
Reading:  We have been working very hard on close reading, main ideas, supporting details, summarizing, text evidence, and text dependent analysis essays.  Students have a graded Unit #2 Assessment to show you! 
Grammar:  Types of sentences, subjects and predicates, fragments, run-ons
Science:  Matter with Mr. Showalter
Social Studies:  5 Themes of Geography and PA Regions with Mrs. Rios & Mrs. Groff 

Nov. 21- Day D / Music / 1:30 Early Dismissal
Nov. 22-Nov. 26- Thanksgiving Break / No School
Nov. 27- Day A / Applied Engineering / Library Books Due / New Spelling List #11
Nov. 28- Day B / Art
Nov. 29- Day C / Phys. Ed. 
Nov. 30- Day D / Music / Spelling TEST #11 / Ch. 6 Math Test CORRECTIONS DUE!
Dec. 3- Day A / Applied Engineering / New Spelling List #12
Dec. 4- Day B / Art
Dec. 5- Day C / Phys. Ed.
Dec. 6- Day D / Music
Dec. 7- Day A / Applied Engineering / Library Books Due / Spelling TEST #12
Dec. 10- Day B / Art / New Spelling List #13
Dec. 11- Day C / Phys. Ed.
Dec. 12- Day D / Music / Ch. 7 Math TEST 
Dec. 13- Day A / Applied Engineering / 4th Grade Teachers Training Day
Dec. 14- Day B / Art / Spelling TEST #13
Dec. 17- Day C / Phys. Ed / NO Spelling this week
Dec. 18- Day D / Music
Dec. 19- Day A / Applied Engineering / Library Books Due
Dec. 20- Day B / Art
Dec. 21- Day C / Phys. Ed. / Ugly Holiday Sweater Spirit Day

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12:15 Early Dismissal Thurs. Nov. 15th

Good Morning Parents,

Please read the below message from Dr. Leichliter:

Due to the snow, sleet and freezing rain forecast for this afternoon, Penn Manor will be dismissing early today and will be canceling after-school and evening activities.  Secondary students in 7th through 12th grade will be dismissed at 11:00 am and elementary students in kindergarten through 6th grade will be dismissed at 12:15 pm.  After-school and evening activities are canceled.

Also:  TWIN Day is tomorrow…along with a Spelling TEST on List #10…and Yearbook Orders are DUE as well.

BE SAFE!!

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Honoring Veterans!

Cheering on and THANKING VETERANS today as they walked down Main Street!   

Veterans Day
Veterans Day
Veterans Day
Veterans Day
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Wear RED, WHITE, & BLUE Monday…and THANKS Mr. Howe!

Thank you Mr. Howe for sharing your experiences while serving in the United States Marine Corps.  We appreciate your time and informative presentation.  Thanks for serving!

Students, in honor of VETERANS DAY, please wear RED, WHITE, and BLUE on Monday!  

Mr. Howe Presentation
Mr. Howe Presentation

Mr. Howe Presentation
Mr. Howe Presentation
Mr. Howe Presentation
Mr. Howe Presentation
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4-Groff News

Curriculum Updates:
Math– We have started Chapter 6, Divide by a One-Digit Number.  I am hoping to be able to get the test in for this chapter before the Thanksgiving holiday break!  *Fingers crossed!*  Chapter 5 Math Test Corrections are due on Monday, November 12th.  Thank you so much for helping your child with his/her homework each evening.  Your support is really appreciated!
Reading– We are reading nonfiction texts and learning how to identify main ideas and supporting details.  This is not an easy task, and we will continue to work hard to practice and get better at it.  Keep reading at home, students!  Remember that you get 8 FREES each month…and…READERS are LEADERS!
Writing- Up next…Writing THANK YOU notes/letters/cards to honor VETERANS for Veterans Day!  Thank you to those who have served or are currently serving our country!
Spelling– Review List #10 will come home on Monday, Nov. 12th with our TEST for that list on Friday, Nov. 16th.
Science– Reminder that you have a TEST on Nov. 12th.

Important Note:  4th grade teachers have a day of training on Tuesday, Nov. 13th, so there will be a substitute that day for our classroom.  

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November News

REMINDERS: 
*Parent/Teacher Conferences this week
*Please remember to provide a SNACK for your child each day- thanks to those who have donated snacks for our classroom!!

Nov. 5- Day D / Music / Ch. 5 Math Review- Practice Test 
Nov. 6- Day A / Applied Engineering / Ch. 5 Math TEST 
Nov. 7- Day B / Art / 1:30 Early Dismissal / Parent-Teacher Conferences
Nov. 8- Day C / Phys. Ed. / 1:30 Early Dism. / Parent-Teacher Conferences
Nov. 9- Day D / Music / Mr. Howe Veterans Day Presentation to 4th Grade / 1:30 Early Dismissal
Nov. 12- Day A / Applied Engineering / Library Books Due / Science TEST
Nov. 13- Day B / Art 
Nov. 14- Day C / Phys. Ed. / Picture Retake Day
Nov. 15- Day D / Music
Nov. 16th- Day A / Applied Engineering / TWIN DAY / Yearbook Order Deadline
Nov. 19- Day B / Art
Nov. 20- Day C / Phys. Ed.
Nov. 21- Day D / Music / 1:30 Early Dismissal
Nov. 22-Nov. 26- Thanksgiving Break / No School
Nov. 27- Day A / Applied Engineering / Library Books Due
Nov. 28- Day B / Art
Nov. 29- Day C / Phys. Ed. 
Nov. 30- Day D / Music

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Race the Principal!

Congrats to Nina and Rowan for competing in a mile run against Mr. Howe!  4-Groff enjoyed cheering the runners on!  Well done, everyone!

Race the Principal
Race the Principal
Race the Principal
Race the Principal
Race the Principal
Race the Principal
Race the Principal
Race the Principal
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Wear RED on Monday

Important message from Dr. Mike Leichliter…

WearREDMonday/SupportWarwick
WearREDMonday/SupportWarwick
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