McDonald’s fundraiser to benefit York Haven Elementary

McHungry?

York Haven Elementary School’s teachers, staff and principal will work behind the counter and in the lobby of the Manchester McDonald’s from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, to raise funds for the school’s educational programs.

Students, parents, grandparents and community members are invited to dine at McDonald’s in support of the school. Diners will need a coupon, available at all of the Northeastern School District schools, in order for a portion of the sales to benefit the elementary school. Coupons will be sent home with students on May 20.

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York Haven Elementary receives grant from PPL

York Haven third-grade teacher Jessica Bahr was awarded a $460 grant from PPL. The money will help York Haven third-graders study the water cycle and wetland environments at PPL's Brunner Island Environmental Preserve. Pictured are, from left, front row, third-graders Brian Warcholak, Branden Toomey, Natalie Weigel, Lily Kamarer and Samantha McCleary, and back row, third-grade teachers Bahr, Kristi Godfrey and Rhiana Martzall with Alana Roberts, PPL community affairs specialist.

York Haven third-grade teacher Jessica Bahr was awarded a $460 grant from PPL. The money will help York Haven third-graders study the water cycle and wetland environments at PPL’s Brunner Island Environmental Preserve. Pictured are, from left, front row, third-graders Brian Warcholak, Branden Toomey, Natalie Weigel, Lily Kamarer and Samantha McCleary, and back row, third-grade teachers Bahr, Kristi Godfrey and Rhiana Martzall with Alana Roberts, PPL community affairs specialist.

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McTeacher fund raiser to benefit York Haven Elementary

York Haven Elementary School’s annual McTeacher night fund raiser is 5 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, at McDonald’s, 4245 N. George St. Extended, Manchester.

Come see the teachers and Mr. March (principal) take orders. A portion of all orders will benefit York Haven Elementary School.

Coupons are required when placing an order. They can be picked up at York Haven Elementary, 360 Cassel Road, or at any school within the Northeastern School District.

For more information, call the school at 266-5007 or email Maria Pender at penderm@nesd.k12.pa.us.

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Teachers to take orders at Manchester McDonald’s

York Haven Elementary School’s annual McTeacher Night fundraiser is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 28, from 5-7:30 p.m. at McDonald’s, 4245 N. George St. Extended, Manchester.

Come see the teachers and the principal, Mr. March, take orders. A portion of all orders will benefit the school.

Coupons are required when placing an order. They can be picked up at York Haven Elementary, 360 Cassel Road, York Haven, or any school within the Northeastern School District.

For more information, call the school at 266-5007 or email Maria Pender at penderm@nesd.k12.pa.us.

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McTeachers work to raise funds for York Haven Elementary

Sara Lynham, center, manager at the McDonald’s location in Manchester, presents teachers from York Haven Elementary with a check for $627.44. In May, the teachers took orders from behind the counter for 2-1/2 hours during the McTeacher Night fundraiser. A percentage of the proceeds from that time period benefited the school. Many students and their parents came out to have dinner and see the teachers in action.

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York Haven 3rd-grader wins art contest

Emily Dellinger, a third-grader at York Haven Elementary, has been named a winner in a nationwide art contest sponsored by Kleenex and Weekly Reader. Emily’s artwork was picked as the winning entry in the Grade 3 division. She won a savings bond and a huge supply of art materials. Pictured with Emily and her winning artwork are, from left, Rhiana Zips, third-grade teacher, Jennifer Wagner, gifted teacher, Ray March, York Haven principal, and Keri Wright, art teacher.

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Future careers for first-graders

First-graders in Mrs. Stacie Peters’ class at York Haven Elementary wrote about what they want to be when they grow up.

My Dream Job
By: Tabitha Matulonis
When I grow up I want to be a teacher. I want to be a teacher because I want to help children learn. When I am a teacher I will teach reading. I will also do math. Before I can have my dream job I need to practice teaching. I can’t wait to become a teacher!

My Dream Job
By: Sierra Rutters
When I grow up I want to be a principal. I want to be a principal because kids need the principal. When I am a principal I will teach kids to be good. I will also help people learn. Before I can have my dream job I need to go to college. I can’t wait to become a principal!

My Dream Job
By: Gina Sikora
When I grow up I want to be a pastry chef. I want to be a pastry chef because I like to make food. When I am a pastry chef I will make pastries. I will also pay attention to what I am doing. Before I can have my dream job I need to go to pastry school. I can’t wait to become a pastry chef!

My Dream Job
By: Hayden Panzar
When I grow up I want to be an Army guy. I want to be an Army guy because my dad is an Army guy. When I am an Army guy I will protect the country. I will also visit new places. Before I can have my dream job I need to finish school. I can’t wait to become an Army guy!

My Dream Job
By: Jaiden Bainbridge
When I grow up I want to be a teacher. I want to be a teacher because I like school. When I am a teacher I will teach reading. I will also teach math. Before I can have my dream job I need to finish school. I can’t wait to become a teacher!

My Dream Job
By: Lillian McCaa
When I grow up I want to be a vet. I want to be a vet because I like to help animals. When I am a vet I will help animals. I will also take good care of them. Before I can have my dream job I need to finish school. I can’t wait to become a vet!

My Dream Job
By: Logan Nelson
When I grow up I want to be a football player. I want to be a football player because it is fun. When I am a football player I will tackle people. I will also score touchdowns. Before I can have my dream job I need to go to college. I can’t wait to become a football player!

My Dream Job
By: Madison Strouse
When I grow up I want to be a cheerleader. I want to be a cheerleader because I like the costumes. When I am a cheerleader I will help the team. I will also do cheers. Before I can have my dream job I need to go to college. I can’t wait to become a cheerleader!

My Dream Job
By: Ethan Houseman
When I grow up I want to be a carpet worker. I want to be a carpet worker because I want to put in carpets. When I am a carpet worker I will put in carpets. I will also cut out old carpets. Before I can have my dream job I need to finish school. I can’t wait to become a carpet worker!

My Dream Job
By: Tyler Kepner
When I grow up I want to be a farmer. I want to be a farmer because I like feeding animals. When I am a farmer I will feed animals. I will also plant food. Before I can have my dream job I need to help animals. I can’t wait to become a farmer!

My Dream Job
By: Alexandria Bartram
When I grow up I want to be a horse vet. I want to be a horse vet because I love horses. When I am a horse vet I will help sick horses and feed them. I will also take care of horses. Before I can have my dream job I need to grow up and learn about horses. I can’t wait to become a horse vet!

My Dream Job
By: Danielle Barto
When I grow up I want to be a teacher. I want to be a teacher because I want to help children learn. When I am a teacher I will do math. I will also do reading. Before I can have my dream job I need to practice being a teacher. I can’t wait to become a teacher!

My Dream Job
By: Lindsey Keith
When I grow up I want to be a veterinarian. I want to be a veterinarian because I want to take care of animals. When I am a veterinarian I will take care of animals. I will also get people pets. Before I can have my dream job I need to finish school. I can’t wait to become a veterinarian!

My Dream Job
By: Logan Miller
When I grow up I want to be a firefighter. I want to be a firefighter because I want to save people. When I am a firefighter I will save people’s lives. I will also put out fires. Before I can have my dream job I need to go to college. I can’t wait to become a firefighter!

My Dream Job
By: Jesse Bowser
When I grow up I want to be a hunter. I want to be a hunter because my dad does it and I like to hunt. When I am a hunter I will hunt turkeys. I will also hunt deer. Before I can have my dream job I need to practice hunting. I can’t wait to become a hunter!

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Family memories

Students in Mrs. Stacie Peters’ first-grade class at York Haven Elementary were asked to write about something they like to do with their family.

First I had a terrific time at Hershey Park. We ate a lot of candy. I wish we could ride fun stuff because we would have fun. I wish my nanny and pappy could come because they live far away. I wish my friends could come to Hershey Park, like Jaiden, Lindsey, Gina, and Sierra. — By Danielle Barto

I went to Hershey Park with my mom and dad. We went on the boat ride. I went swimming in the pool at Hershey Park. I went on the Super Looper Ride. Then I went on the plane ride at Hershey Park. It was a dizzy ride. Then I took a break. On the break, I had a sandwich and a drink. Then I had to go, but not home. I went to my dad’s work. After that we went grocery shopping. Then we went home. — By Tabitha Matulonis

I am going to the lake. Then we ride the boat to fish. Then we catch fish. Then we have a good time. — By Jesse Bowser

I am going to the beach. I am in a hut. The hut is small. We have to be on a surf board. The surf board is pink. Then we will go swimming. We have fun. — By Sierra Rutters

I have always wanted to go to a beach. Now we do not have to drive a long, long trip to the beach. If you’re wondering what kind on beach me and my sister and mom and dad live nearby, it is Ocean City. — By Gina Sikora

One day my family and I went to the beach. Everyone jumped in the waves. My dog was there too. My brother and I are playing in the sand. Grandpa and I saw a jelly fish and a crab. — By Hayden Panzar

I went riding with my dad. It was snowing. I got stuck a lot. My dad told me to keep going. I had fun with him. — By Logan Nelson

One day, I went to the beach with my family. My dad and I went out in the ocean. My dad took me in the ocean, too. We went on a ride. We got lemonade. After, we went to the hotel. I like the tilt o’ whirl because it goes around. My dad comes on it with me. Then we leave. We had fun there. — By Lindsey Keith

I went to the beach when I was little. It was fun. I saw waves. I saw a dolphin. I came with my parents. I went to the park. It was fun. I slid. Then I went with my dad. It was fun there. I went to the zoo. It was fun. I saw a monkey. — By Aubrey Shipe

I like Santa. He is great. He gave me a bike. I like my mom, dad, grandma, and grandpa, too. — By Logan Miller

My dad does carpets. My dad is cool because he does carpets. — By Ethan Houseman

My family went to the beach. We like the beach. I wish we could stay at the beach. — By Jaiden Bainbridge

My mom and I are going to the fair. I went on the Ferris Wheel. Then I went on the roller coaster. Next I went on the bumper cars. — By Lillian McCaa

I am with my mom and my dad. — By Madison Strouse

I love going to the beach with my family. I like the way the sand feels on my feet! Kaylee and I were barking at the waves. The waves were coming! The waves came back and hit us. I fell over! It was fun. I like going to the beach. — By Alex Bartram

I like going to Pizza Hut with my family. I like my mom and dad for helping me do my homework. They help me at night. I like playing monopoly with my family. — By Tyler Kepner

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Read about spring

These stories and/or comments were written after listening to the story, “Hopper Hunts for Spring.” The students are from Mrs. Reinert’s and Miss Nickle’s kindergarten classes at York Haven Elementary, Northeastern School District.

The bunny and the bear found spring. Hopper found a new friend. He is fun to play with and he is funny. — Lindsey Keith

The rabbit and the bear are playing. Then the next day she opened her eyes. — Cheyenne Hail

The rabbit and the bear are throwing the ball. They are picking berries. — Jaiden Bainbridge

The rabbit is giving a flower to the girl. She likes it and he loves her! — Kelly Rosander

Hopper and Bear are eating apples and it’s Spring. Along came a monkey. It is playing with them. — Andy Srebroski

Jesse and I are looking for Jesse bunny and my bear. He can’t find it. Then Jesse and I found our bunnies and bears. — David Lynam

I got a butterfly. I got it for my sister. — Jesse Bowser

I see friends. Bear and rabbit picked flowers. Spring is fun. It is flower season. — Mackenzie Gross

Hopper and the Bear are playing hide and seek. Bear found Hopper. They had fun. After they had honey. — Devin

Rabbit sat on Bear’s back and took a nap. After eating honey they went home. — Alex

Hopper and bear are walking home for a rest. They wake up in the morning. — Xander

We are looking at the flowers. We are picking flowers. Hopper and the bear are looking at butterflies. — Makenna

I am looking for Spring. I can not find Spring. I am looking in the tree. — Austin

They were picking flowers. They are having fun! — Ethan

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Short quips about pets

These short quips about pets are from the kindergartners in Mrs. Reinert’s York Haven Elementary class.

Kendra and I are going to the pet shop to get a cat. I am going to get a cat. I want a cat named Sammy. — Kaylee Gingerich

I have a dog. He is white. He is in my basket. — Madison Gingerich

My dog Buster and I are playing outside. I am throwing the ball to him. — Jaiden Bainbridge

I have a cat named Marvin. He plays ball with me. — Haley Seeger

My dog and I are going on a walk and Kalle found a flower. She is going to sniff it! — Lindsey Keith

My dog’s name is Dixie. She is a red bone coon hound. And she gets in the trash. — Andy Srebroski

I have a goldfish, but I want a dog. Her name is Stripes and she has stripes. Her stripes are orange and black. — Mackenzie Gross

My dog and I are playing outside. I must let them out of the cage. — Joey O’Leary

I want to go to Jess’s house and help him take care of his goat. I would like to have my own goat. I would take care of him. — David Lynam

I have a dog name Nikki. My dog likes to play. My dog is black. — Tim Luckenbaugh

My family and I are playing outside with our four goats. Our goats like to jump up on me. — Jesse Bowser

I have one cat and four dogs. My cat meows. — Clara Ort

My dog is Rhemmy. I like her because she has the colors of white and black. — Cheyenne Hail

I have two dogs. Their names are Molly and Otie. They like to fight. — Emalle Weitkamp

My hamster is little and fuzzy. My fish is slimey. My loves me. My fish is happy. — Kelly Rosander

I have three dogs named Bart, Roxie and Ginger. I have a rabbit. My rabbit is black. — Kiera Jay

I am in my house. My dog is playing at my sister’s house with her dog. — Montana Lenz

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Snow Friends

Mrs. Tonia Reinert, a kindergarten teacher at York Haven Elementary, Northeastern School District, submitted stories her students wrote about snow friends.

My snow girl is named Princess. She likes to run. — Montana Lenz

My snowman is a good boy and I like him. He is good because he plays with me. — Andy Srebroski

My snow man is making snowballs. His name is Mr. March. — David Lynam

My snow baby’s name is Rose. She loves her mom. — Madison Gingerich

My snow baby’s name is Kylie. She likes to run. — Kelly Rosander

My snow girl is making chocolate cake. It is for her school. — Cheyenne Hail

My snow baby’s name is Baby Bottle. She drinks milk out of her bottle. — Mackenzie Gross

My snow man’s name is Darren. He likes to play with the remote control boat. — Joey OLeary

My snow woman’s name is Gingerich. She is cold and skiing. — Kaylee Gingerich

My snow person’s name is Sierra. She likes to sing. — Jaiden Bainbridge

My snow girl’s name is Princess. She likes pink. — Kiera Jay

My snowman likes to play at night. My snowman likes to watch the snowflakes. — Jesse Bowser

My snow baby is pink. She likes to play in the snow. — Haley Seeger

My snowman’s name is Xangst. She is funny! — Emaless Weitkamp

My snow girl’s mane is Emily. She likes to play. — Lindsey Keith

My snow baby’s name is Franky. He likes to play with me! — Tim Luckenbaugh

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