Weekly Howler

November 8, 2019

The Veterans Celebration Was Beautiful!

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Elijah Howell, 6th grader, performed "Marine's Hymn" on the saxophone.

Thank You!

These parents are commended for donating such wonderful goodies to the bake sale at the VETERANS CELEBRATION:

  • Todd Richter
  • Brooke Heisler
  • Jessica Judy
  • Jolene Williams
  • Kathy Lescavage
  • Heather Hill
  • Michelle McKee
  • Victoria Black

  • Kellen Schiefley

Also, thanks to Señora Fowler's husband, Christopher Fowler, for being our guest speaker at our Veterans Celebration!

We cannot express enough thanks to all of our veterans for their service and commitment to our country. Veterans, we honor and appreciate you!

Fall Fun Night Postponed!

Activities Club's FALL FUN NIGHT for K-3rd grades is postponed. We will announce the new date when we know it!

There will be refreshments, a movie, games, dancing, and face painting!!!! Costs $3 per student.

If you have any questions, please call Ms. Edie at 570-955-3830 ext. 128.

4th - 6th Graders,

Stay tuned for more info on a Fall Dance hosted by the Activities Committee next Fri, Nov 15!

Rise Up To Save Public Charter Schools!

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There's a new initiative that will ensure the voices of charter school parents, educators, and supporters can't be ignored in Harrisburg!

They call this new movement 143K Rising to represent all of the 143,000 students currently attending one of PA's public charter schools and the thousands more on waitlists.

Take a few minutes to explore the NEW WEBSITE and sign-up to join the movement!

Next Saturday...

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Calling all Cheerleaders!



Cheer practice starts next Wed, 11/13.

Please return your permission slip to Miss A. before then if you'd like to participate!

Congrats, Coach Martin!

Our Athletic Director's project to DonorsChoose.org is fully funded!

Thanks to his project, Gillingham now has new targets. Way to go, Coach Martin!

Have You Seen This Movie?


"Harriet" is a new movie in the theaters that powerfully portrays the courage and strength of an American Hero, Harriet Tubman. Like the Gillingham Family, she was a conductor on the Underground Railroad leading slaves to freedom!

Rated PG-13

Field Study to Kutztown University

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Events at the Pottsville Library

Pottsville Library November Calendar:


9 - Pottsville Open Writers - 11 AM (Library closes at 3 pm)

9 - Toast Our Past, Look To Our Future - 6-9 PM, $50 per person

14 - Citizens Climate Lobby-Pottsville - 6:30 PM

21 - Quilt raffle drawing

21 - Rec Room (Adults) - 6 PM

21 - Wreath and Poinsettia orders due (pick-up Dec. 3)

25 - Escape Room: Run, Turkey, Run! (ages 6-11) - 6 PM

28 - Library closed for Thanksgiving

30 - Small Business Saturday: vendors and Elf on a Shelf Hunt -10 AM-4 PM

30 - "Life of a Weenie Wonder” - author event, 10 AM-1 PM

Library Ongoing Youth Programs:

Story Time - Mondays & Saturdays, 10:30 AM - 9/16 to 12/2

Gaming Group - ages 12-17 - Tuesdays & Thursdays - 4-6 PM

Teen Advisory Board - Ages 12-17 - 1st & 3rd Tuesday - 6 PM

Teen Makerspace - Ages 12-17 - 2nd & 4th Tuesday - 6 PM