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.
Monday, January 12
Dover Eagle Foundation Meeting
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The meeting will be held at the Dover Area School District Administration building located at 101 Edgeway Rd., Dover, PA 17315.
Monday, February 9
Dover Eagle Foundation Meeting
6:30 PM - 8:00 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

STUDENT ADVISORY SPECIAL DRESS DAYS 

Below is a list of the student advisory special dress days for December

Friday, December 12th - Wear your Ugly Christmas Sweater Day (or wear red and green)

Monday, December 22nd - Dress Like a Who from Whoville Day.

Tuesday, December 23rd - Wear Your Christmas Hat Day and Pajama Day.

Welcome to Leib Elementary School

December calendar
December 2014.pdf

Toys for Tots

December 2-19, 2014

   

TOYS FOR TOTS CAMPAIGN 2014- web site info.docx

Cards for Sailors

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Student Advisory pp.pptx

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

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CCSS parent letter.docx

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

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Pre-Arranged Student Excusal Policy (SERF)

 

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

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SAFETY PROCEDURES FOR PARENT/GUARDIAN LUNCHTIME VISITS
 
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.*

 

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Volunteers
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.

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Check out Mrs. Stormes' Art Room Blog
www.eagleseasel.blogspot.com

 



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

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District Announcements

Holiday Activities in the district, week of December 15th

Dover High School

  • Red Zone (school store) Holiday Community Sale on December 18th from 3:00pm-8:00 PM.  All customers should enter at the doors by the athletic office and follow the signs to the Red Zone.

Dover Intermediate School

  • Dec 18th 7:00 – Holiday Band/Choral concert
  • Dec 19th – Jack Hubley Assembly and Turkey Trot Make-up Date
  • Dec 23rd – Winter Social
Dover Elementary
  • Holiday Sing Along on Monday, December 22, 2014 starting at 1:45 p.m. in the all-purpose room.
Leib Elementary
  • December 22 – Dress Like a Who from Whoville
  • December 23 – Wear your Christmas Hat and Pajamas along with our Holiday Sing-a-long  with PTO providing a special snack.
North Salem Elementary
  • Friday Dec. 19th at 6:30 we will be having a Holiday Music Night with the Dover Community Orchestra, Dover Youth Strings, Dover Community Choir and North Salem 5th and 6th grade band and Chorus

Weigelstown Elementary

  • Wed, Dec 17th – Ugly Sweater Day
  • Mon, Dec 22nd – Holiday Sing Along (Grades K-3)
  • Tues, Dec 23rd – Holiday Sing Along (Grades 4-6)

SCHOOL CONFIGURATION UPDATE

Recently, district administration concluded a series of budget presentations at PTO Meetings. A portion of the presentation asked participants to respond to a series of eight (8) questions, one which included the question how do you feel about the current school configurations.

We, meaning the district, have no position on reconfiguring our schools. Since our schools went K-6, there has always been a concern about having a wide age range in our elementary schools, especially since the original elementary school configuration was K-4. Part of the PTO visit and conversation was to confirm or not if that still exists. However, that doesn't mean that change(s) will occur now or in the future.

In the event that district administration and the board would consider this important decision, we would ensure student, staff, and community input.

Washington Township Information

Please find below the power point presentation distributed at our information session to the residents of Dover regarding Washington Township. The information includes a historical timeline, financial facts, and current case analysis regarding a transfer of territory. Click here for the presentation


Washington Township Update

Please view the petition filed with the Pennsylvania Department of Education from the Dover Area School District requesting a hearing to protest the transfer of Washington Township to the Northern York County School District. Click here to read the petition.



Conclusions to the PTO Budget Meetings

Over the past two months, we had the opportunity to visit with PTO’s and conduct a budget activity. Overall, we had  96 people in attendance, including numerous board members and all school administrators. Part of the activity included responses to eight (8) questions. Attached are the conclusions for each question.



Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program at the Dover High School

This year Dover Area School District is proud to again host the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program at the Dover High School.  Parking will be in the main front parking lot west of the main entrance.  Follow the signs to the entrance door and for building navigation.


The VITA Program offers free tax help to households who made $53,000 or less in 2014

and need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. VITA also provides free online

self-assisted tax preparation for households who made $59,000 or less in 2014.


Call 717.854.2244 on or after January 20 to schedule a tax preparation appointment.



Dover Area School District: Pennsylvania School Performance Profiles (SPP)

The Pennsylvania School Performance Profiles (SPP) for the Dover Area School District were released earlier this month. The SPP is an integral part of the Educator Effectiveness System, both teacher and principal evaluation.  As an online site, the SPP provides a school level academic score for all public schools, including charter and cyber charter schools, and full-time comprehensive career and technical centers. The SPP offers for districts/schools a means to communicate performance results to you and assist the DASD in aligning and focusing resources for continuous improvement.

Please take time to review your child’s school performance

If you have further questions regarding the School Performance Profile, please contact Ms. Jamy Jackson at JJackson@doversd.org.


Parents
Click here to pay lunches on-line.

Visitors

Title IX - & Interscholastic Athletic Opportunities Disclosure Form
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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.