Northern students achieve book fair goals

Principal Lehman as The Hulk with, from left, superhero kindergarten students Jailynne Wright and Alesia Markle, with her younger brother, Carter.

Principal Lehman as The Hulk with, from left, superhero kindergarten students Jailynne Wright and Alesia Markle, with her younger brother, Carter.

Achieving book fair goals at two Northern York County School District elementary schools resulted in entertainment for students, fueling their desire to read.

At Wellsville Elementary, students poured green slime on Principal Steve Lehman at the end of a school day so he could transform into The Hulk at that evening’s Family Fun Night festivities.

Wellsville’s book fair grossed more than $5,000 in sales with $3,100 in scholastic funds for library purchases.

Principal Jeff Clifton as a Cheerleader

Principal Jeff Clifton as a Cheerleader

At South Mountain Elementary, Principal Jeff Clifton donned a Polar Bears cheerleading outfit and led cheers during student lunch periods.

South Mountain’s book sales totaled $9,300 with students contributing $160 in spare change for additional books for the library.
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Principal dances for books

Prior to the holiday break, South Mountain Elementary School principal Jeff Clifton provided lunchtime entertainment for all grades with his dance performance of “YMCA.”

Clifton was making good on his promise to dance for each lunch shift if the students met their fund-raising goal during the school’s fall book fair. Funds will be used to buy books for the school library.

South Mountain Elementary principal Jeff Clifton entertains students.

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South Mountain recyclers on the job

Fourth-graders at South Mountain Elementary, Northern York County School District, are continuing their recycling program this year.

First quarter recyclers are Tamara Waddington, Aaron Argot, Kaitlyn Goss, Nicholas Yinger, Valerie Furlow, Viola Wardope, Alyssa Shindel and Aidan Sanders.

Students were chosen based on their knowledge of the importance of recycling and their commitment to the program. The recyclers collect and deposit recyclables from the school each day and create video advertisements that are shown over the school news.

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A school day for grandparents

Second-grader Spencer Siverling plays a game of War with grandparents Steve and Deb Reed during the 11th annual Grandparents Day, Nov. 17 at South Mountain Elementary School, Northern York County School District. The day’s festivities included a musical performance, discussion and sharing of school memories, creating a human timeline, refreshments and visiting second grade classrooms. The event was dedicated to grandparents and great-grandparents as part of American Education Week.

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