Mr. Southward Honored in the Thaddeus Stevens Athletic Hall of Fame

Hambright sixth grade teacher Mr. Southward was honored Friday night (10/19/18) with his induction in the Thaddeus Stevens Athletic Hall of Fame.  He was the head basketball coach at Thaddeus Stevens from 1985 to 1992 and served as the athletic director from 1989 to 1992.  We are so proud of Mr. Southward’s accomplishments and are lucky to have him as part of our Hambright team!

Mr. Southward with his Hall of Fame plaque

Red Ribbon Week

Next week is Red Ribbon Week!  It is an ideal way for people and communities to unite and take a visible stand against drugs.  This is a nationally celebrated event, sponsored by the Lancaster County Drug and Alcohol Commission.

Show your personal commitment to a drug-free lifestyle through participating in the special week we have planned.

Monday, October 22nd – Team Up Against Drugs! Wear sport jerseys and team gear

Tuesday, October 23rd – Orange You Glad You Don’t Do Drugs? Wear orange

Wednesday, October 24th – I’m Proud to be Drug Free!  Wear red

Thursday, October 25th – Sock it to Drugs! Show off your craziest socks

Friday, October 26 – Be a Jean-ious! wear jeans and pink for the district pink out day or a leader t-shirt



bake sale banner with cupcake

The 6th grade PTO Committee leaders would like to invite you to our annual Hambright Bingo Night on Friday, October 26 in the cafeteria from 6 – 8 pm. Entrance is free, and all bake sale donations will go to PM Cares. We encourage you to check out the baked goods table and get a free baked good or make a donation to PM Cares. PM Cares is an organization that helps needy families in the Penn Manor School District. We hope to see you at our Hambright Bingo Night!


The 6th Grade PTO Committee Leaders


Just a reminder that your sub sale order forms are due back by Monday, October 22nd.  Please attach a check (made payable to Hambright PTO) or money (in an envelope) to the order form and have your child return it to his/her teacher.  Please be sure your child’s name, classroom teacher, and your phone number are on your order form.  All money is due at the time of the order or it will not be placed.  Thank you!

Sub Clip Art

Donations for Thanksgiving Meals

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Every year Penn Manor School District assists families in need with Thanksgiving meals. We would like to make this process more uniform across the district. We will be collecting the food listed below between October 29th and Friday, November 9th. If you have a child in one of these grades, please consider donating to help our community.

Kindergarten-boxed mashed potatoes

1st grade-boxed stuffing

2nd grade-canned corn

3rd grade-canned green beans

4th grade-canned sweet potatoes

5th grade-canned cranberry sauce

6th grade-canned gravy (NO GLASS)

7th and 8th-Cornbread or Muffin mix-water based

If your family is able and willing to provide more than is listed above and would like to make a monetary donation, please send the amount you choose by check to your child’s school secretary by November 9th. Make your check payable to Penn Manor Family Fund and on the memo line write “Holiday Food Basket”.