Attention–Box Tops Changes!

As communicated in the past, the money we earn from the Box Tops for Education program goes to support our music and art programs at Hambright. Please continue to send in your clipped box tops in a baggie labeled with your child’s teacher’s name so that your child and his/her class can earn incentives.  The first collection will be on Wednesday, September 25th in the morning.
Also, we are aware that Box Tops is transitioning to an online mobile app system of scanning receipts. Our plan is to monitor the transition’s effects and adapt as necessary.  We already have a few options we are considering that will provide the same level of support for these programs without Box Tops if need be.
We will be discussing options as well as the desire to continue–or lack thereof–with the Box Tops program at the first PTO meeting on September 30th at 6:30 pm in the Hambright library.  If you would like to participate in our discussion, please attend the meeting or email us at prior to the meeting.
As for the class incentives this year, they are as follows:
200 Box Tops = No homework pass400 Box Tops = Free slushy coupon
700 Box Tops = 15 extra minutes of recess
1,000 Box Tops = Donuts for the classroom
*Highest earning class = End of Year PIZZA PARTY

We cannot emphasize enough how important your family’s (and extended family or friends) participation is.  Thank you in advance for contributing!
The Hambright PTO

Picture Day Coming Soon!

Friday, September 20, 2019 is picture day at Hambright. You can order pictures at using our Picture Day ID: LT319570Q0 or bring your order form with exact payment to school on September 20th.

Come with your best smile!

Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) Information

Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) Back-To-School Newsletter and Volunteer Info
Click HERE to access the Back-To-School Newsletter.

Please fill-out this BRIEF survey that will allow us to find an opportunity for you to help that suits your strengths, interests, and time limits. Please fill this out even if you already filled one out last year! We will not assume you want to volunteer again this year. Additionally, not only have some things changed on the organization’s end as for needs, but also many individuals’ availabilities and such have changed! We will use your answers to the survey as a starting point when we contact you personally.

If you fill out the survey using the link above before October 2nd, you will be entered to win a FREE GIFT CARD. A name will be drawn at the November PTO meeting for the winner!

Certain volunteer opportunities within the school in general as well as through the PTO REQUIRE individuals to go through the district approval process.  We recommend that you go through this process now if you already haven’t as it affords you more opportunities to be involved and it can take several weeks to be approved once your documents are turned in. Please visit the link below for instructions and forms for completing this process.

As always, if you have specific questions, please email your PTO Officers at
Thank you!

Early Head Start Home Based Program

Early Head Start is now accepting applications for birth to three year olds, as well as expectant mothers, in the Penn Manor School District!

Early Head Start Home Based program offers: 

  • Weekly home visits to support your child’s development through parent-child activities and to support parent education
  • Group Socializations twice per month
  • Referrals to Community Resources
  • Health, Nutrition, and Mental Health Support

This is a free program for income-eligible families

Contact us for more information about the Early Head Start Home-Based Program, including eligibility, at or call 717-606-1792. Check out our website by clicking HERE.

Rita’s Night Recap

What a great night to see everyone at Rita’s! 287 students came out with their families to receive their free Italian ice. This is approximately 50 more students than last year! 
Great BIG THANKS to the Hambright teachers/staff for making this Family Fun event special by taking the time to come and serve families.
We are looking forward to seeing everyone at the next Family Fun event: Movie Night on October 18th!

Two teachers who served Rita's