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Book Fundraiser

Hello Hopper Families!

Before we get started, we would like to thank the Ranauro Family for donating all the play t-shirts for those involved in the play!! YEAH!! Thank you to all who attended the PTO meeting this past week. We have updated the meeting minutes on our website this week. Please go to PTO Meeting Minutes under the tab ABOUT US. We hope you all enjoyed the snow day last week as well as the early dismissal and the no school day! Hopefully that was the last snow day this year, even if we still have the cold weather lingering for a little longer. Here are a few pictures of our guest readers, among them, firefighters, Ms. Karin Rezendes, Officer Littlehale and MT Commissioner Albert Kling !!

4th GRADE CELEBRATION: This is the last year your 4th grader will be at Reidenbaugh. Trust me, it's a big step for them. We need your help to celebrate our kids and their accomplishment so far. Click here for the flyer from the 4th Grade Celebration committee. If you have a 4th grader please send back your donation for the celebration party as soon as possible.

BOOK FAIR: We are very excited for the beginning of our PAWS FOR BOOKS Scholastic sale. Some highlights to look forward to... March 12-16 All for Books Fundraiser (last year allowed us to fulfill every book wish in the teacher's wish boxes as well as buy stools for the classroom) Please see below!

  • MONDAY, March 12 bring in all your PENNIES and choose a cat or dog paw print to decorate our wall. Which will be the most popular pet? CAT or DOG ?

  • On TUESDAY, March 13 bring in all your NICKELS and guess how many dog bones are in the jar. The closest guess from each grade wins a free Scholastic poster.

  • On WEDNESDAY, March 14 bring in all your DIMES and the grade that raises the most money will win a Scooby snack.

  • On THURSDAY, March 15 bring in all your QUARTERS and guess how many FISH (cat’s favorite food) are in the jar. The closest guess for each grade wins a $5 in Scholastic Bucks to use at the book fair.

  • On FRIDAY, March 16 bring in any DOLLARS AND COINS and put one of your teachers in the doghouse! Who will spend the day dressed as a Clifford

March 22-28 Book Fair your shopping day and time will be coming home next week.

We would love your help! Please click on this link and sign up to help!

NEW THIS YEAR: NEW digital payment option for students: eWallet! Now you can send your child to shop the fair cash-free! Visit our Book Fair Homepage to learn more and to create an account:

KINDERGARTEN PARENT NIGHT: The parents and guardians of incoming kindergartners are invited to an information session this Monday, March 12, at 6:30 pm at Manheim Township High School, Convocation Hall 115 Blue Streak Boulevard, Lancaster, PA 17601. Here is the flyer with the complete information. If you know a family new to the area or with preschool age kids, please pass this information along to them.

ART SHOW: It's time for our hoppers to start working on their masterpieces! Any and all kinds of arts are welcome. Those will be displayed at our Art Show during the Open House on March 28. More information to come soon.

PTO BOARD MEMBERS: We are looking for PTO chairpersons/board member for the 2018-19 school year!! Yes, you can do it!! These are the open events at the moment: Art Show, Holiday Shop, SLAC, Spring Festival, 4th Grade Celebration and Clubs. We are looking for a co-president for our PTO! Don't worry, you won't be alone, you will work with our dedicated Rebecca Stanion. We are also looking for volunteers to shadow Box Tops and eblast as next year will be the last year for these two parents. We want to get you involved in your child's school! If you are curious of where you can help, contact Rebecca Stanion at She can let you know exactly what would be involved! Help us help your family.

MOVIE NIGHT: Movie slip for Sherlock Gnomes is going home this week to watch the movie on Thursday, April 5!! It's only $7.00 per person. This price increases is due to the fact that Penn Cinema has switched over to all reclining seats which is costing us more.

BOOKS FOR BREAKFAST: Save the date!! On Thursday, March 22, all 3rd and 4th graders who complete the Books for Breakfast challenge are invited for breakfast from 8:15 to 8:45am at the Reidenbaugh Cafeteria. Don't forget to return your complete package by Wednesday, March 14!

MTSC TRYOUTS: It is that time of year as we open registration for the Manheim Township's Elite Soccer program. Manheim Township Soccer Club has all the information you need right here. Let's get that ball rolling!!



03/21- 28- Book Fair

03/22 - Books for Breakfast (grades 3rd and 4th)

03/28 - Open House

03/28 - Art Show

03/29 - Early Dismissal

03/30 - No School

04/02 - No School

04?05 - 2nd Grade Books for Breakfast

If the links seem not to be working, please try it again on a desktop computer. Thank you!

From the office: If your student is a car rider for the day, please send in a note. No changes may be made to a student's transportation after 3:00pm.

Please send in an excuse note the date your student returns from an absence.

An educational trip request form must be received in the office 1 (one) week prior to the absence or it will not be approved. All school work missed during the trip will be provided after the absence

If you have any questions, or if your child is not at Reidenbaugh anymore, please contact us at

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