Wal-Mart provides grant

 

Walmart Picture

 
The Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) of Orendorf Elementary School received a monetary grant totaling $450 from the Newberry Township Wal-Mart.  Several kindergarteners spent some time with Wal-Mart Personnel Manager, Jo Vaughan, to thank her for the store’s generous donation. The grant money will be used to purchase several 8ft. folding tables. Shown from left to right, top row are: Principal of Orendorf Elementary School Dr. Monos, Personnel Manager of the Etters Wal-Mart Jo Vaughan, Kindergarteners Ian L. Nittany, Ian K., Olivia, Micah, PTO Member Heather Goebeler; and bottom row are: Kindergarteners Demitra, Elijah, and Gelia.
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PTO event: Steven Courtney at Orendorf Elementary

The Orendorf Elementary School PTO is sponsoring a visit by Steven Courtney and The Suitcase Musicians, 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at Northeastern High School, 300 High St., Manchester.

The entire community is invited to enjoy a fun evening of musical entertainment.

Tickets cost $4 per person. They are assigned and will be distributed on a first come, first served basis. Tickets will also be available at the door. Doors open at 6 p.m.

To learn more and print out a ticket form, visit www.nesd.k12.pa.us and click on Steven Courtney.

For more information, call Dawn Lemen at 751-0111 or Chrissy Zimmerman at 266-9754.

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Orendorf student wins poster contest

By KIM BRENNER-ZIRKLE
Marketing/public relations director,
Northeastern School District

Abigail Tabachini, a second-grader at Orendorf Elementary, was a winner in the 2010-11 Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board’s Alcohol Awareness Poster Contest.

Her artwork, Don’t Fall for Alcohol, was one of six winning posters throughout the state that were chosen to be reproduced into coloring sheets. Abigail won a $100 savings bond and attended a ceremony on May 18 at the Capitol Rotunda. Her artwork was on display during May in the Rotunda. Abigail was the only local student to win in the contest.

Pictured, Gregory Beckenbaugh, Sen. Mike Waugh’s staff attorney, presented Abigail with a congratulatory Official Senate Proclamation signed by Waugh for her award-winning poster. She was the only student to receive this signed proclamation.

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Life in the White House

Orendorf Elementary first-grade students in the classroom of Miss Gettys looked at pictures of the White House and listened to Woodrow the White House Mouse. Afterward, they discussed why they would want to live in the White House and then wrote these statements.

I want to live in the White House because I could sleep there. – NW
I would tell the service to give me a McDonald meal. – IB
I would live in the White House because I want to swim in the pool. – TB
I would be over to bowl in the bowling alley. – EG
I would like to live in the White House because I like to go swimming at the pool. It is fun because I can splash. – KM
I want to go to the White House because I like to get more Easter eggs. – DF
I want to live in the White House because it looks fun and I can go bowling. – KS
I want to live in the White House because I can go ice-skating on the pool when it freezes and I can go bowling and skating in the house. – FR
I want to live at the White House because of the bowling alley and the pool. – SK
I would want to live in the White House because I would be able to bowl more. I think it is fun. – MB
I like the pool. This is why I want to live in the White House. – SG
I would like to play bowling because it is fun and I get a strike. – BM
If I lived in the White House I would wait until the pool freezes so I can roller skate on it. – MS
I want to live at the White House because I can go bowling. – LV
I would like to go to the White House because I want to go to the Easter Egg Hunt. –LA
I want to live in the White House because I could go bowling. – AS

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In the White House

Kindergarten students in the classroom of Mrs. Crowley at Orendorf Elementary thinks the best thing about living in the White House would be …

I would like to watch the movies at the movie theatre at the White House. (Courtney)
I like going in the pool and surfing with Hunter. (Justin)
I would like to swim in the pool at the White House. (Brian)
I like swimming in the pool. (Aidan)
I like the Easter egg hunt. (Alexis)
I like the bowling alley. (Kasey)
I like the Easter egg hunt. (Ryan)
I like the White House because it has a movie theatre. (Ben)
I like the White House bowling alley. (Tyler)
I like the Easter egg hunt. I like the Easter bunny. (Allyson)
I like the movie theatre. (Emma)
I like going bowling at the White House. (Seth)
I would like to live at the White House because it has a pool. (Paige)
The Easter egg hunt is the best thing about living in the White House. The Easter Bunny comes. You go on an adventure. (Brayton)
I like the Easter egg hunt. (Hunter)

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