Science Expo Reminders

Tomorrow, March 14th is our Central Manor Science Expo. The event will start after school and ends promptly at 4:15 PM. All students who have signed up to participate will be dismissed from their classrooms at 3:20 PM to set-up their exhibit in the gym. Parents if you plan on attending, lower gym lobby doors will open at 3:45 PM. If your student’s exhibit is too large to take on the bus in the morning you may bring them to school and drop off in the office between the hours of 9:30 AM- 2:30 PM. Only students who are participating are permitted to stay after school. Any other students/siblings wishing to attend must take the bus home and be brought back to school. If you have any questions please contact the office at 717-872-1401.

February Leaders of the Month

Central Manor is PROUD to share with you February “Leaders of the Month!” Keep earning that “Comet Cash” by displaying 1 or more of the 7 Habits.

Pictured: Sage B, Samantha L, Landon S, David P, Layla S, Grace S, Dalton L, Adelaide S, Ava M, Anastasia C, Angelica Z, Bryn S, Hannah M, Caitlyn M, Abby H, Melanie S, Ali A, Dallas R, Charlotte B, Maverick L, Ava W, Wyatt B, Jo Jo B, Owen R, Reagan S.

Absent/Not Pictured: Hunter Y, Easton F, Sophia N

Yearbook Sale!

We will continue to collect yearbook sale envelops in the office until this Friday. Order your child’s yearbook online this year!! Only $12 for a full color yearbook!! Check out the link below and enter code: 23550R

Candy Pick-Up

Just a reminder that candy pick-up was yesterday after school. If you still need to pick-up your candy please stop by the school today before 4:30 PM. All candy orders need to be picked up by the end of the day today. Thank you

PTO Announcements!

This Friday, March 2, is Central Manor Movie Night. We will be showing Coco. The movie will begin 6:15 PM doors at 5:30 PM. This is not a drop off event! All students must be accompanied by an adult the entire time. If you are interested in signing up to donate items for the concession stand, please click the link below.


Monday, March 5, is Gertrude Hawk Candy pick-up in the front lobby from 4 PM- 6 PM. If you have any questions please contact the office at 717-872-1401.

Spring Picture Day-Tomorrow!

Just a reminder that Spring Picture Day is tomorrow, Feb. 27. Pictures will be taken from 9:00 AM-11:30 AM. If your child is in PM Kindergarten, and you would like their picture taken, please bring them to school during the AM picture time. If you have any questions please contact the school office at, 717-872-1401. Thank You

Changes to Email Notifications for CM

We’ve noticed a few bugs in the Central Manor email alert system, so we’re updating to a new and improved email distribution list. As part of the upgrade, we’re asking all followers to opt-in to continue to receive email messages and announcements.

If you wish to continue receiving new article posts and updates via email, please subscribe to our new email list via this link. You will be asked to confirm your email address during the subscription process.

We’d love for you to continue to be part of our email update list but understand if you prefer to receive one less message in your inbox. This message will be the last email you receive from the Central Manor website unless you choose to opt-in to the new distribution list.

SuperCali-Social Event

Penn Manor Theatre invites everyone to our SuperCali-Social:
Sat, Feb 24th  at PMHS
Drop in “open house” style
1:30 – 4:00  (arrive by 2:30 to allow enough time to complete all activities)
$5 admission
Games, activities, refreshments.
Walk-ins welcome.
Questions?  Email to

Resources available regarding school shooting

We are all deeply saddened by the recent school shooting in Florida.

If you or your child(ren) are having difficulties in the aftermath of this tragedy, we have posted resources on our website that may help.

There you will find a letter from Penn Manor superintendent Mike Leichliter, along with advice about talking with children and coping with distress. Also posted is information about responding to violent intruders.

Please go to this page  by clicking here.

Outstanding Educator/Employee Awards

Do you know of a Penn Manor teacher or staff member who goes above and beyond in performing his or her duties? If so, please consider submitting a nomination for the Outstanding Educator/Employee Awards program.

The awards will be presented later this year to two teachers and two staff members.  Nominations are being accepted until February 23, 2018, from parents/guardians, students and colleagues of Penn Manor staff members. Recipients will be honored at Penn Manor’s employee and retiree recognition dinner in May.

Below are an explanation of the program, guidelines for making a nomination, a list of previous winners and a link to the online nomination form.

To submit a nomination, click here.

Letter from Superintendent
Guidelines for Outstanding Educator, Employee Awards
Previous award recipients