EPES News

  • Schools Closed October 22: Teacher In-Service Day

    Posted by Kimberly Snyder on 10/20/2021 11:45:00 AM

    Friday, October 22 is a Teacher In-Service Day and schools will be closed. Elementary parents/guardians, please note that Parent/Guardian-Teacher Conferences will also be held on Friday, October 22 from 9:00 - 11:40 a.m. Click here for the full elementary dismissal schedule. 

    All Hempfield schools will be back in session on Monday, October 25. To see the full district calendar click here.

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  • Pre-K Counts Program Registration Still Open

    Posted by Kimberly Snyder on 10/19/2021 3:15:00 PM

    The Owl Hill Pre-K Counts program, offered collaboratively by The Owl Hill Learning Center and Hempfield School District (HSD), is coming soon to Landisville Primary Center. The class is designed for 4-year-old children to experience a Pre-K program in the Hempfield School District.

    Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts provides high-quality pre-kindergarten services in schools, preschools, and child care centers throughout the state. This new program is open to HSD children who turned four years of age on or before September 1 and meet the program eligibility requirements. 

    The program has been approved through the Office of Child Development and Early Learning. Pending final approval from the PA Department of Education board and the Hempfield School District board, classes for students will start Monday, October 25, 2021 at Landisville Primary Center. Two, half-day sessions will be offered – a three-hour morning program and a three-hour afternoon program – and will follow the HSD calendar. 

    Materials and breakfast or lunch are provided at no cost to families. Transportation is the responsibility of the family, as no busing is offered for this program. 

    The Owl Hill Pre-K Counts staff will be doing eligibility screenings by appointment or the Pre-K Counts Application and Eligibility Screening form can be found on the HSD website at www.hempfieldsd.org/prekcounts

    To learn more about this program or to make a screening appointment, contact Mrs. Julie Mathers, Pre-K Counts Coordinator, at (717) 435-0593 or hsdpkc@gmail.com.

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  • 2 Minute Talks: October 2021

    Posted by Kimberly Snyder on 10/19/2021 2:30:00 PM

    Thousands of students are transported daily to and from Hempfield schools. Occasionally, we experience bus delays or other events which can cause a disruption to the normal bus schedule. We have a system in place to report these delays or unexpected events, which is the topic of this month’s two-minute talk.

    Watch the latest episode here: https://youtu.be/sviYE66un7Y

    2-Minute Talks is a monthly video series addressing the topical issues, concerns, or questions around our school district and community. To submit a topic for consideration, please email communications@hempfieldsd.org.

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  • 2022 Community Health Needs Assessment

    Posted by Kimberly Snyder on 10/18/2021 3:45:00 PM

    Download a PDF with this same information listed below.

    Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health and WellSpan Health are working together on the 2022 Community Health Needs Assessment for Lancaster County. This report will identify Lancaster's top health concerns, set health priorities,and guide future programs and services to improve your health.  

    They are asking for your help to better understand your health needs and priorities! Please complete a short survey below and attend a virtual discussion about the health issues that are most important to you.  

    Take the survey here:

     

    Join a virtual discussion:

    You can also read more about the CHNA and our past reports at lghealth.org/chna.

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  • Elementary Parent/Guardian Teacher Conferences & Dismissal Schedule October 20-22

    Posted by Kimberly Snyder on 10/18/2021 2:30:00 PM

    Dear Parents/Guardians of Elementary School Students: 

    As we approach the mid-point of the first trimester in 2021-22 school year, time has been reserved or Parent/Guardian-Teacher Conferences on Wednesday, October 20 and Thursday, October 21 from 5:00-9:00 p.m. and on Friday, October 22 from 9:00 - 11:40 a.m.

    Please note elementary students will be dismissed from school on October 20 and October 21 at 1:00 p.m. Kindergarten sessions will be as follows:

    • Kindergarten AM session will operate 9:00 a.m. – 10:40 a.m
    • Kindergarten PM session will operate 11:20 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

    There will be NO SCHOOL for students October 22. 

    If you have any questions regarding these conferences, please call the your school building. To see the full district calendar click here.

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  • Operation Safe Stop: October 20

    Posted by Kimberly Snyder on 10/18/2021 2:30:00 PM

    On Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021, the 25th Annual Operation Safe Stop will be conducted in communities across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as part of National School Bus Safety Week, which runs October 18-22. You may see local police shadowing a bus along its route to pick up and drop off Hempfield School District students. 

    Operation Safe Stop is a public awareness and enforcement effort to educate the motoring public that passing a stopped school bus, when children are loading or unloading, is both dangerous and illegal. Learn more about Operation Safe Stop here.

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  • EPES Fun Run: October 29

    Posted by Kimberly Snyder on 10/15/2021 3:15:00 PM

    We are very excited that our East Petersburg Elementary School Fun Run is coming up October 29th! All students are encouraged to invite friends and family to sponsor their FUN RUN. Every student who submits 5 supporter names & addresses will be given a FREE Son's Ice Cream coupon! To submit names of potential sponsors you can go to: EPESPTO.org.

    Students are also working really hard to raise $15,000.

    Here's what they're working toward: $5,000- Hallway Dance Party & Mis-Match day, $10,000- Slime Principal & Teachers, $15,000 A SPECIAL ASSEMBLY!

    Let's all work together to support EPES through our FUN RUN!

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  • EPES PTO NYC Bus Trip

    Posted by Kimberly Snyder on 10/15/2021 3:00:00 PM

    East Petersburg Elementary School PTO Invites you to a New York City: Do As You Please trip on Saturday, December 11. Download and complete the PDF form here.

    Proceeds benefit East Petersburg Elementary School PTO.

    Please note: Each child must have a chaperone to accompany them on the trip.

    Schedule

    Drop off and Pick up Area: Winter Garden Theatre

    • 6:30 a.m.: Depart from East Petersburg Elementary School
    • 9:30 a.m.: Arrive at New York City
    • 7:00 p.m.: Depart from New York City
    • 10:00 p.m.: Return to East Petersburg Elementary School

    Cost

     

    • Cost includes a luxury coach bus.
    • Money due by November 1, 2021
    • Make Checks Payable to East Petersburg Elementary PTO
    • Sorry, No Refunds
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  • Girls Basketball Reminder

    Posted by Kimberly Snyder on 10/14/2021 9:15:00 AM

    Hempfield Girls' Basketball coaches are reminding all girls that the open gyms for grades 2-8 are cancelled next week for travel team try-outs.

    Girls interested in travel team tryouts are to register using this website: hempfieldgirlsbball.com

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  • Parent Conferences & Elementary Schedule October 20-22

    Posted by Kimberly Snyder on 10/14/2021 8:45:00 AM

    Dear Parents/Guardians of Elementary School Students:

    As we approach the mid-point of the first trimester in 2021-22 school year, time has been reserved or Parent Conferences on Wednesday, October 20 and Thursday, October 21 from 5:00-9:00 p.m. and on Friday, October 22 from 9:00 - 11:40 a.m. Please note elementary students will be dismissed from school on October 20 and October 21 at 1:00 p.m. and there will be NO SCHOOL for students October 22.

    If you have any questions regarding these conferences, please call the your school building.

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