Mountville Elementary School PTO

  • Mountville’s PTO is made up of two separate groups. The PTO consists of officers who make decisions about budgets, events and spending. The PAC (Parent Advisory Council) is a parent forum designed to be a sounding board between parents and the principal. Both organizations work to make decisions that benefit Mountville students. All parents are invited to attend both groups.
  • Executive Board

    • Co-Presidents: Kelley Keel & Emily Burke

    • Vice President – Shannon Douglas

    • Secretary – Carley Weese

    • Treasurer – Lori Layton

    • Asst. Treasurer – Emily Keppel & Karen Allen

    • Volunteer Coordinator – Tawni Furr

    • SPAC Representatives – Shannon Douglas & Suzanne Shearer

    • Teacher Representatives – Mrs. Paup & Miss Aston

    Contact: mountville.pto@gmail.com

  • Volunteer Information
    The Hempfield School District welcomes individuals who are interested in volunteering. A volunteer is a person who services the district without compensation on a planned, approved, and regular basis. For further information on open volunteer positions and requirements, please refer to our volunteer information. We need the help of our cleared volunteers. 

    PTO News 

  • Announcements November 4

    Posted by Kimberly Snyder on 11/4/2019 11:30:00 AM

    Important Reminders

    There will be a 1:30 p.m. Early Dismissal on November 8. There will be No School on November 27, 28, 29 & December 2.

    Lunch Menu 

    Please click on the this link for this month’s lunch menu.  

    Cycle Days this Week

    • Monday, November 4 – Day 6
    • Tuesday, November 5 – Day 1
    • Wednesday, November 6 – Day 2 
    • Thursday, November 7 – Day 3
    • Friday, November 8 – Day 4

    Picture Re-takes & Class Photos

    Thursday, November 14 is picture re-take day and also our class photo day. Order forms will be sent home later this week for class pictures. If you want to have your child’s individual photo retaken please remember to send in the original packet, the original packet must be handed into the photographer for the student to have their photo retaken. 

    Spirit Sticks

    It’s great to see our MES students are enjoying collecting Spirit Sticks and supporting the PTO! Our November Spirit Stick Thursday dates are November 7 and 21 at 8:40-9:00 a.m. in the cafeteria and at PM Kindergarten drop off in the Kindergarten hallway right outside of the classrooms. Sticks are $1 each or Buy 4 Get 1 Free. Our special “Stick of the Month” for November and December is only $.75 and puts education FULL STEAM AHEAD!

    PTO Meeting

    The next PTO meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. here at Mountville Elementary School.

    PTO’s Restaurant Night Out

    November 8, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Mountville PTO will host another family night out fundraiser at Isaac’s in Centerville. Isaac's donates 25% of your food and beverage purchase. We also give you 15% of gift cards sold, during your fundraiser, to be used on a future visit. Coupons and discounts cannot be used during a fundraiser.  

     ***NEED the FLYER FOR CREDIT: Each participant hands in a flyer or shows it on their phone, indicating they are part of the fundraiser to receive credit. The flyer is posted here for you to download and print or show on your phone to the staff at Isaac’s.

    Fliers Available in the Office

    • Bible 2 School for grade 2, 3 and 4
    • Boy & Girls Scouts for grades K-5
    • Hempfield Youth Wrestling
    • Good News Club
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  • Announcements October 8

    Posted by Kimberly Snyder on 10/8/2019 3:00:00 PM

    Important Reminders

    There will be a 1:30 p.m. Early Dismissal on October 11, then there will be a 1:00 p.m. Early Dismissal on both October 23 & 24. There will be No School on October 14 & 25.

    Lunch Menu

     

    Please click on this link for this month’s lunch menu.

    Cycle Days this Week

    • Monday, October 7 – Day 6
    • Tuesday, October 8 – Day 1
    • Wednesday, October 9 – Day 2
    • Thursday, October 10 – Day 3
    • Friday, October 11 – Day 4

    Old Shoes  

    Donate your unwanted gently worn used shoes to support Hempfield Bands! Ask friends, family and co-workers. Bring your shoes to place in the collection bins located in the school lobby.

    Spirit Sticks

    PTO is excited to continue our Spirit Stick program this year!

    All students were given a starter MES ROCKS embroidered stick to attach to their backpack. If lost, a replacement can be purchased.  

    Throughout the year, Principal Ms. Kain, teachers and staff may hand out sticks to reward students for displaying “rock star” behavior.  Students can also purchase a variety of fun, collectible sticks on Spirit Stick THURSDAYS, twice monthly.  

    Our October dates are the 10th and 24. Sticks are $1 each or Buy 4 Get 1 Free. Our special Stick of the Month for Sept and Oct is only $.75 and will honor our heroes in uniform.  Thanks for supporting us! 

    PTO Meeting

    The next PTO meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. here at Mountville Elementary School.

    PTO’s Restaurant Night Out

    Help raise money for Mountville PTO by coming to the Fuddrucker’s Fundraising Night on Thursday, October 24 or on Friday, October 25 from 11:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. located at 100 Rohrerstown Road, Lancaster 17603. You must print off the flier and have it with you when you order for the PTO to receive 20% of the cost of your meal. Thank you for your support!

    PTO Fun Run

    The Mountville PTO has teamed up with Get Movin’ for our Fun Run event, which will take place on Thursday, October 17.

    Please click here to register your student for the Fun Run today. All students should be registered! It’s free, easy and fast!! 

     

    By using this link, the school code (5d2f53cf1dab9) will auto populate into the proper school code field.

    You can make an online donation using the red Donate button. Or you can send cash or a check (made out to "Mountville PTO") in to school with your child.

    *Note: The PTO keeps 100% of all cash and check donations.

    The PTO keeps 85% of all online donations, due to service fees.

    Thank you for supporting our school!

    Click on this link to see our school webpage for the Fun Run Event.

    Run Times

    • 9:10 - 9:35 a.m. - Kdg. AM (run 15 min.)
    • 9:45 - 10:20 a.m. - 2nd grade (run 25 min.)
    • 10:30 -11:05 a.m. - 1st grade (run 25 min.) 
    • 11:10 - 11:45 a.m. - 3rd grade (run 25 min.)  
    • 12:05  - 12:45 p.m. - 6th grade (run 30 min.)  
    • 1:25 - 1:50 p.m. - Shelley  PM 
    • 1:55 – 2:10 p.m. - Wise  PM
    • 1:55 - 2:35 p.m. - 4th grade (run 30 min.)  
    • 2:40 - 3:20 p.m. - 5th grade (run 30 min.)  

    Book Fair

    Book Fair Dates & Times

    • Tuesday, October 15 - Friday, October 18
      •  During school hours 8:40 a.m. - End of Dismissal
    •  Wednesday, October 16: Open 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

    It’s time for the Fall Book Fair!

    Students will visit the book fair in the LGI room with their teachers.  A Scholastic Book Fair flyer will be coming home with your child. The flyer tells you some of the books that will be available during the fair. Come to the fair to see the full selection of available items! 

    If you wish to shop the online book fair, click here. It is now open and will remain open until Saturday, October 19. All purchases you make online will now be mailed to your home! In order to receive free shipping, you must spend $25 or more.

    This book fair will continue to offer Scholastic eWallet. Don’t worry about sending your child to school with cash or a check; instead set up and eWallet on our online book fair website. This works similar to the mySchoolBucks accounts. Deposit money into your student’s account and they can shop worry-free during the fair. Visit our BOGO fair info page now to sign up! 

    In addition to eWallet, the book fair takes cash, credit cards, and checks made payable to Mountville PTO. Please remind students to bring enough money to cover the cost of the book(s) they want plus 6% sales tax.  

    Fliers Available in the Office

    • Bible 2 School for grade 2, 3 and 4
    • Boy & Girls Scouts for grades K-5
    • Black Knight Lacrosse Club
    • Hempfield Youth Wrestling
    • Good News Club
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  • MES PTO Fun Run Postponed

    Posted by Kimberly Snyder on 10/2/2019 12:00:00 PM

    The Mountville Elementary School PTO Fun Run that was scheduled for tomorrow, October 3 has been postponed until Thursday, October 17 due to the inclement weather. The schedule will remain the same no changes will be made to it. Thanks so much!

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  • Mountville PTO Restaurant Night Out: October 24 & 25

    Posted by Kimberly Snyder on 10/1/2019 2:45:00 PM

    Help raise money for the Mountville PTO by coming to the Fuddrucker’s (located at 100 Rohrerstown Road, Lancaster) Fundraising Night on Thursday, October 24 or  Friday, October 25 from 11:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.

    You must print off this flier linked here and have it with you when you order for the PTO to receive 20% of the cost of your meal.

    Thank you for your support!

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  • Announcements September 23

    Posted by Kimberly Snyder on 9/23/2019 3:30:00 PM

    Important Reminders

    • There will be a 1:30 p.m. Early Dismissal on October 11.
    • There will be a 1:00 p.m. Early Dismissal on October 23 & 24.
    • There will be No School on October 14 & 25.

    Lunch Menu

    Please click on this link for this month’s lunch menu.

    Cycle Days this Week

    • Tuesday, September 24 – Day 3
    • Wednesday, September 25 – Day 4
    • Thursday September 26 – Day 5
    • Friday, September 27 – Day 6 

    Picture Day

    Picture Day will be held on October 4, 2019. Order form fliers will be sent home the week of September 23.

    Old Shoe Donations

    Donate your unwanted gently worn used shoes to support Hempfield Bands! Ask friends, family and co-workers. Bring your shoes to place in the collection bins located in the school lobby.

    Spirit Sticks

    PTO is excited to continue our Spirit Stick program this year! All students were given a starter MES ROCKS embroidered stick to attach to their backpack. If lost, a replacement can be purchased. Throughout the year, Principal Ms. Kain, teachers and staff may hand out sticks to reward students for displaying “rock star” behavior.  

    Students can also purchase a variety of fun, collectible sticks on Spirit Stick THURSDAYS, twice monthly. Our first date is September 26 at 8:40-9:00 a.m. in the cafeteria and at PM Kindergarten drop off in the hallway right outside the K classrooms.

    Our October dates are the 10 and 24. Sticks are $1 each or Buy 4 Get 1 Free. Our special Stick of the Month for Sept and Oct is only $.75 and will honor our heroes in uniform. Thanks for supporting us!

    PTO Meeting

    The next PTO meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. here at Mountville Elementary School.

    PTO Fun Run

    The Mountville PTO has teamed up with Get Movin’  for our Fun Run event, which will take place on Thursday, October 3. Please Register Your Child for the Fun Run TODAY!  

     

    Click on this link to register.

    (By using this link, the school code (5d2f53cf1dab9) will auto populate into the proper school code field.)

    You can make an online donation using the red Donate button.  Or you can send cash or a check (made out to "Mountville PTO") in to school with your child.

    ** Note: The PTO keeps 100% of all cash and check donations.

    The PTO keeps 85% of all online donations, due to service fees.

    Thank you for supporting our school!!!

    Click on this link to see our school webpage for the Fun Run Event. 

    Fliers Available in the Office

    • Bible 2 School for grade 2, 3 and 4
    • Boy & Girls Scouts for grades K-5
    • Black Knight Lacrosse Club
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  • Announcements September 16

    Posted by Kimberly Snyder on 9/16/2019 2:25:00 PM

    Important Reminders

    There will be No School on Monday, September 23 because it is a Teacher In-Service Day.

    Lunch Menu

    Please click on here for this Month’s lunch menu.

    Cycle Days this Week

    • Monday, September 16 – Day 4
    • Tuesday, September 17 – Day 5
    • Wednesday, September 18 – Day 6
    • Thursday, September 19 – Day 1
    • Friday, September 20 – Day 2

    Picture Day

    Picture Day will be held on October 4, 2019. Order form fliers will be sent home the week of September 23.

    Old Shoes

    Donate your unwanted gently worn used shoes to support Hempfield Bands! Ask friends, family and co-workers. Bring your shoes to place in the collection bins located in the school lobby.

    PTO Meeting  

    The next PTO meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. here at Mountville Elementary School.

    PTO Fun Run

    The Mountville PTO has teamed up with Get Movin’ for our Fun Run event, which will take place on Thursday, October 3. Please Register Your Child for the Fun Run TODAY! All students should be registered! It’s free, easy and fast! 

    Click on this link to register.

    (By using this link, the school code (5d2f53cf1dab9) will auto populate into the proper school code field.)

    You can make an online donation using the red Donate button.  Or you can send cash or a check (made out to "Mountville PTO") in to school with your child.

    **Note: The PTO keeps 100% of all cash and check donations. The PTO keeps 85% of all online donations, due to service fees. Thank you for supporting our school!!!

     

    Click on this link to see our school webpage for the Fun Run Event. 

    Fliers available in the office

    • Girls on the Run & Heart and Soul
    • Bible 2 School for grade 2, 3 and 4
    • Boy & Girls Scouts for grades K-5
    • Mountville Youth Athletic Association Football Sign ups
    • Black Knight Lacrosse Club
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  • Announcements September 9

    Posted by Kimberly Snyder on 9/9/2019 11:40:00 AM

    Important Reminders

    There will be No School on Monday, September 23.

    See the MES Lunch Menu.

    PTO Meeting

    The next PTO meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. here at Mountville Elementary School.

    PTO Fun Run

    The Mountville PTO has teamed up with Get Movin’ for our Fun Run event, which will take place on Thursday, October 3.  Please Register Your Child for the Fun Run today! All students who register by Friday, September 13 will receive a free pedometer. All students should be registered!  It’s free, easy and fast!! 

    Click on this link to register. (By using this link, the school code (5d2f53cf1dab9) will auto populate into the proper school code field.)

    You can make an online donation using the red Donate button.  Or you can send cash or a check (made out to "Mountville PTO") in to school with your child.

    Note: The PTO keeps 100% of all cash and check donations. The PTO keeps 85% of all online donations, due to service fees. Thank you for supporting our school!

    Click on this link to see our school webpage for the Fun Run Event. 

    Fliers Available in the Office

    • Girls on the Run & Heart and Soul
    • Bible 2 School for grade 2, 3 and 4
    • Boy & Girls Scouts for grades K-5
    • Mountville Youth Athletic Association Football Sign ups
    • Black Knight Lacrosse Club
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  • MES Back to School Night August 29

    Posted by Kimberly Snyder on 8/27/2019 2:00:00 PM

    Please join us for MES Back to School Night being held on Thursday, August 29, 2019 from 6:30 – 8:00 PM.

    During this time, you will have the opportunity to meet your child’s teacher (s), to learn about grade level expectations, and curriculum. You will also hear about all of the exciting things your child’s grade level will be participating in this year. The evening will be broken into three sessions. The opening session will be a brief introduction of staff in the cafeteria followed by information from PTO.

    The following two sessions will consist of grade level expectations and curriculum highlights. Session three is an informal session where you will be able to stop in to the classroom if you could not attend sessions 1 or 2. Specialists will be located in the library during each session to explain their expectations and curriculum as well as answer any questions that you may have for them. The schedule of events is as follows:

    • 6:15 – 6:30 p.m.:Doors open and parents assemble in the cafeteria
    • 6:30 – 6:40 p.m.: Opening in the Cafeteria
      • Dismissed to Session 1
    • 6:45 – 7:10 p.m.: Session 1
      • Dismissed to Session 2
    • 7:15 – 7:40 p.m.: Session 2
    • 7:45 – 8:00 p.m.: Session 3 (Informal)

    We look forward to seeing you at our Back to School Night! Thank you for your continued support.

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  • Book Donations Needed!

    Posted by Kimberly Snyder on 3/27/2019 11:55:00 AM

    Mountville PTO is in need of books for the Book Swap that is being held on April 2 and April 3. This could be a great time to start some spring cleaning!!

    Please no picture books, we are looking for age appropriate books for grades K through 6. Books may be dropped off at Mountville Elementary in the Red Bin that is in the lobby. Please have all book donations dropped off by Monday, April 1.

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  • Announcements March 26

    Posted by Kimberly Snyder on 3/26/2019 1:45:00 PM

    Important Reminders: 

    Lunch Menu: 

    Please click this link for this Month’s lunch menu.

    Health Room Announcement: 

    Attention parents of Kindergarten and Grade 6 students!  The State of Pennsylvania mandates a physical exam for all students entering school and in 6th grade. The School Doctor is coming to MES on Friday, March 1. If you have received paperwork from the school nurse indicating that your student needs a physical and are in need of assistance, please contact the school nurse at 717-618-5655, to set up an appointment. 

    PTO Meeting

    PTO will hold their next meeting on Tuesday, April 16th at 6:30 p.m. here at Mountville Elementary School. Childcare will be provided for this meeting. All are invited and encouraged to attend, we hope to see you at the meeting!

    Yearbooks:

    There is still time to order your yearbook, the cost is $10.50 for a standard yearbook. Order forms were sent home with students at the beginning of the month. If you need another order form please feel free to stop by the office for one. You are also welcome to order one online at YBPAY.LIFETOUCH.COM Yearbook ID Code is 1050819. If you have any questions please call the school office at 717-285-5501.

    Box Tops:

    Thank you for all the box tops sent in by our students. The winners of the Box Top competition are:

    • 3rd place - Mrs. Paup’s class
    • 2nd place - Mrs. Appleton’s class 
    • 1st place - Mrs. Meyer’s class

    Thank you to all who participated. Teachers will choose a gift card of their choice to purchase items for the classroom. First place is $50, 2nd is $35 and 3rd is $25. Plus, the 1st place class students will get a spirit stick.

    Spirit Sticks

    Did you know that April 10 is Sibling Day? This month PTO will be selling special sticks to celebrate siblings for only $.50. Our 2 Spirit Stick Wednesdays will be April 3 and April 10 at 8:40 a.m. in the cafeteria and at PM Kindergarten drop-off. Regular sticks are $1 each or Buy 4 Get 1 Free.

    The PTO is looking for Volunteers! 

    We have many opportunities for you to choose from to enrich your child's educational experience. From helping out at Field Day to organizing a Family Fun Night to attending a PTO meeting, we need you! To join our email list and get information about all of these events and more, please click here and fill out the survey.

    A handout about the PTO will also come home with your child. You may fill out the bottom portion and return it instead of submitting the form online. Please do not complete both the online and paper versions - please choose just one. 

    Mountville Spirit Wear website

    The Mountville Spirit Wear website is LIVE! Order your spirit wear today! The website will remain open indefinitely. Portions of the proceeds will benefit the Mountville PTO. Please click here: https://www.agpestores.com/imagewizard/groupproducts.php?prodgroup_id=20375&prodgroupbypass=true

    Shipping options are as follows:

    1)      Pick up at 1 E Main Street Mountville PA 17547

    2)      Pick up at school office – Thursday seven days after order

    3)      Ship via US Postal Service 

    We appreciate all your support!  Thank you!

    Fliers available in the office

    • Boy & Girls Scouts for grades K-5
    • Millersville Swimming Clinic
    • Bible 2 School for grades 2, 3 & 4
    • Painting with a Twist Grade 1-6
    • Good News Club
    • Camp Invention
    • Girls on the Run for Grades 3-5
    • Camp Cadet for ages 11-13
    • YMCA Camp Shand
    • Summer Lancaster Technology Camps for grades 4 through 8
    • Healthy Kids Running Series
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