Changes in Reading Schedule

Due to the shortened day on Monday, the students will be taking their UNIT 5 – FICTION test on Wednesday, March 6th instead of tomorrow. If students wish to refresh their memory on the skills for this unit, they may bring home their FLASH READERS.

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March Madness – Box Tops!

It’s that time of year!
Come one, come all to the PTO Box Top Shamrock challenge!!
Collect Box Tops to win and support our school!!!
Each week, we will have TWO top students who will be our Shamrock Box Top Super Heroes featured in the hall by the main office. 
You have only four weeks during the month of March! At the end of the four weeks the class with the most Box Tops will win a class surprise!
Take the Box Top Shamrock challenge!! Start collecting today!!

If you have any questions regarding this contest, please feel free to contact:
Bethany Landgraff at 717-471-2019 or

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Field Trip – Change of Location

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the all-school field trip scheduled for April 3, 2019 has been moved from The Ware Center in downtown Lancaster TO The Winter Center at Millersville University.

If you have returned a permission slip that does NOT permit your child to attend, I hope that you would reconsider your child’s participating in this opportunity. If another permission slip is needed, please contact the school office at 717-872-9530.

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We hope you are all enjoying yet another snow day! Because of the closure, school is now in session on Friday, May 24th.

Just a reminder that when we have a snow day, the cycle days get bumped. When we return to school, it will be a cycle day A.

Homework Reminders:

  • Spelling – Students received new words on Tuesday. Homework will still be due on Friday. If your student left their list and homework at school, please see the “Spelling Lists” tab on the blog for needed materials.
  • Reading – A vocabulary sentences homework assignment was given on Tuesday. This will still be due on Friday. Directions are on the worksheet. If your child has misplaced it, feel free to email Mrs. Gwyn @
  • Math – Due to the closure, students will be responsible for completing BOTH Tuesday and Wednesday on their spiral review.

***Kids at Work Day is this Friday, February 22nd. Students are encouraged to wear an outfit that represents what they would like to be when they grow up!

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Weekly Updates

We hope you and your family enjoyed these extra few days off! We are happy to be back, even if it is a shortened day! Just some reminders for this week.

There will be NO SPELLING this week due to the days off. We will continue with Lesson 16 next week. Please see the Spelling Lists page on the blog for lists and activities if you want to get an early start!

Tomorrow is a school spirit day – show your Letort Love! Wear red or pink. Participation is optional.

Early notice – Kids at Work Day is Friday, February 22nd. This is a day where students can dress up as who they want to be when they grow up. Participation is optional.

FYI – Band and string players… new schedules will be given to you today. Due to the snow days, rehearsal dates are now changed.

Continue to contact us with any questions or concerns you have as the year progresses! Thank you for your constant support!

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Congratulations to our 4th Grade Math Bowl Team!

Our fabulous group of 4th graders represented Letort with pride today at the district-wide 4th grade Math Bowl. They placed 2nd in the competition. 🙂 Their hard work and dedication has been evident these past few weeks as they have been preparing. We are proud of you!!

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Mother Son Dance

Today is the last day to RSVP for LeTort’s 2019 Mother/Son Dance this Friday.  Cost is $20 per family. If you have not already handed in your reservation form, please contact Ashley Martzall at today to reserve your spot on the red carpet.

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High School Musical – Freaky Friday

This Friday is a district wide spirit day to promote the upcoming Penn Manor High School Musical, “Freaky Friday.” Roles will be reversed! Students can dress up like a teacher and the teachers will be dressing up like students! We can’t wait! Participation is optional.

The musical will be performed on March 1st, 2nd, 8th, and 9th at the high school auditorium. To order tickets to the show, please visit or call 872-9530 x1958.

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Mrs. Gwyn’s Teamwork Celebration

Mrs. Gwyn’s class earned their teamwork reward celebration. The class voted on electronics time. This will happen on Monday, January 28th in the afternoon. Students may bring in their electronics on Monday if they are permitted. If not, laptops will be provided to any student who does not have one. 🙂

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SOUPer Bowl Canned Food Drive

It’s two weeks until the NFL Super Bowl, and LeTort is doing its annual “Soup-er” Bowl canned soup/food collection. From now until January 31st students may bring in cans of SOUP (or any canned food) to vote for their pick to win this year’s SUPER Bowl!! Plus, join in on all the school spirit days coming up!
Thurs. Jan. 31 ~ Wear any sports team jersey- last day for SOUPer bowl canned food drive!
Fri. Feb.1 ~ National Wear Red for Heart Health 
Fri. Feb. 8 ~ Freaky Friday: Kids dress like adults and the adults dress like kids to support this year’s PMHS play: Freaky Friday.

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