From the Principal

2925 Oakland Road
Dover, PA 17315
Direct Phone Line:  717.292.8070
Extension 50111

Dr. Troy Wiestling, Principal

Leib's Mission Statement

Leib Elementary is committed to creating a positive learning community where students feel safe and are eager to learn, where parents are partners,and where staff members are proud to work.  Together, we will promote a respectful and responsible school.
Tuesday, October 6
Dover Eagle Foundation Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The meeting will be held at the Dover Area School District Administration building located at 101 Edgeway Rd., Dover, PA 17315.

Leib Elementary Announcements

August Calendar - Welcome Back!
August 2015.pdf
Lunch menu change for 
                          Monday, August 31st 
                                       and September 1st.

Lunch on Monday, August 31st, will now be the Chicken Quesadilla Salsa that was to be served on Tuesday, September 1st.  The lunch for Tuesday, September 1st, will now be the tomato soup lunch that was to be served on Monday, August 31st.  

Welcome to Leib Elementary School

Visitor Policy
For safety purposes, all entrances are secured and monitored. 

CCSS parent letter.docx

Just a reminder to please call Mrs. Milford every day when your child is absent at 292-8070.    


Pre-Arranged Student Excusal Policy (SERF)



Excuse Cards 
When your child is absent, an excuse card must be returned on the day your child returns following an absence. 


The district recognizes the importance of taking every possible preventative measure to keep children safe.  We also value parental visibility and their support within our school buildings.  Therefore, parents and guardians who have obtained volunteer status for the current school year may visit their child in the cafeteria during their assigned lunch period.  To ensure a safe and positive school environment for all students, your adherence to the following guidelines is expected and appreciated.*



We have volunteer packets available in our office for anyone that would like to volunteer in the classroom, volunteer in the library, or help at our many PTO events.


Check out Mrs. Stormes' Art Room Blog


Leib is proud to participate in Crayola's ColorCycle program.


District Announcements

On Thursday, August 27, 2015, the Dover Area School District received notice of a lawsuit stemming from the actions of a former employee of the school system. To date, the Dover Area School District has complied with all requests and is working jointly with the CGA Law Firm and The Glatfelter Agency to review the lawsuit. Please know the Dover Area School District takes very seriously the safety and well-being of all our children. The District complies with all state and district protocols to ensure our staff is fully trained and adhering to these expectations.

The Dover Area School District is committed to ensuring all our students receive a 21st Century learning experience in a safe and supportive environment.  

School Bus and Van Drivers Wanted

For Dover Area School District
Training Provided
Contact E&B Transportation
(717) 292-9539  

CAPE Test Date

Dr. Mike McGough will be administering the CAPE test at LIU’s Central Office in New Oxford on Wednesday, September 23, 2015 beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Please note that payment is being required with registration.  Waiting for payment has delayed returning test results in a timely manner.

The CAPE assessment has been recognized by LEA’s within the region as an alternative assessment that can be used to document that any Title I-funded paraprofessional is “highly qualified” under the requirements of NCLB.

All registrations should be returned to CAPE, NOT LIU, at the address listed on the form found here.

If you have any questions, please email Dr. Mike McGough,

Meal Applications Online Now Available!

School is soon starting and we need every family to submit a meal application ~ one application for the entire family! We made it faster and easier for our Dover Families to apply for free or reduced priced meals. Go to the link below. The website address to direct them is:

Transportation Reminder

Please note no bus changes will be made August 17-Sept.4th. Request forms may still be submitted during that time and will be considered after the September date.


The Dover Area School District Calendar of Activities and Events is now available. Click the link below to download and print a copy of the 2015-2016 Calendar. If you do not have access to a printer, copies may be obtained by contacting a school office or the District's Administration Office.  2015-2016 District Calendar of Activities & Events

Important Information for All Volunteers and Substitutes
for the Dover Area School District

The PA Legislature has amended the Child Protective Services Law numerous times over the past year.  The most recent changes came to us through Act 153 of 2014, which focuses on criminal background checks and impacts everyone employed, substituting or volunteering in a school district, effective immediately.

Act 153 of 2014 Mandated Renewal of 
Criminal Background Checks and Clearances

The PA Legislature has amended the Child Protective Services Law numerous times over the past year.  The most recent changes came to us through Act 153 of 2014 which focuses on criminal background checks and impacts everyone employed, substituting or volunteering in a school district, effective immediately.  Please review each of the links below for the appropriate information.

The Dover Area School District has extended the internal deadline date from August 1, 2015 to October 15, 2015 for those employees hired prior to the year 2012 to complete and submit their required clearances to the Human Resources Department. Please note; it is the obligation of each individual to accept the financial responsibility to obtain and submit all three (3) clearances to the district as required. When employees obtain their new clearances, they should submit them to the attention of Mrs. Heather Thomas – Payroll Coordinator/HR Secretary at the district Administration Building.  Please understand, this is a state mandate and as such requirements are placed on the district if documents are not provided by the deadline.

Click here to pay lunches on-line.


Title IX - & Interscholastic Athletic Opportunities Disclosure Form

DASD's Nondiscrimination Policy

The Dover Area School District does not discriminate in its educational and vocational programs and activities, or in its recruitment and employment practices, on the basis of race, color, age, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, national origin, marital status, pregnancy, or disability in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Act Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1964, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975. The Dover Area School District provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Any inquiries regarding the Dover Area School District’s non-discrimination policies should be directed to the District Superintendent at 101 Edgeway Road, Dover, PA 17315 or (717) 292-3671.