Priestley Elementary School
423 Cannery Road
Northumberland, PA 17857
Phone: 570-473-3261
Principal: Mr. Roy Burns

Faculty & Staff

Diane VanKirk - KDG
Mary Hepner - KDG

Angie Persing - KDG

Heather Krouse - 1st Grade 
Marilyn Lynch - 1st Grade

Bria Felmy - 1st Grade

Kathy Stettler - 2nd Grade

Michelle Aurand - 2nd Grade

Cody Bottiger - 2nd Grade

Sammi Zeigler - 3rd Grade

Joshua Beddall - 3rd Grade

Shane Snyder - 3rd Grade

Jill Lauffer - 4th Grade

Elizabeth Rohrbach - 4th Grade

Kirsten Weller - 4th Grade

Ryan Bucher - 5th Grade

Kristen Gauger - 5th Grade

Stephanie Bowman - 5th Grade

Debra Pennington - Learning Support

Tara Paige - Speech/Language
Alaina Morrison - Title I Reading

Suzanne Nickler - Reading Interventionist

James Sanders - Reading Interventionist

Greg Baney - Physical Education

Minda Fogarty - Librarian

Jeff Zerbe - Librarian Aide

Mark Lenig - Music

Ryan Albertson - Art

Jane Reichenbach - Enrichment

Denise Snyder - Nurse

Dave Hoffman - Guidance Counselor


February Dates

7th Report Cards Go Home
8th PTA Meeting 6pm
12th-20th Jump Rope For Heart (even cycle days)
12th-16th Mobile Ag Lab 
16th Valentine's Parties
19th Teacher In-Service (no school for students)

March Dates

2nd-9th Dr. Seuss Spirit Week
2nd Freaky Friday (Dr. Seuss's Birthday)
5th Favorite Hat Day
6th Green Day
7th Spring Picture Day
8th Word on a Shirt Day
9th Color Wars
18th PTA Basket Bingo
22nd PTA Family Night Skating Party (Sunset Skating Rink 6:00-8:30 pm)
30th No School

Girls on the Run starts up again March 5th. 
 To register, go to

During the Pennies for Patients drive to help fight Leukemia & Lymphoma,
the students raised $4,001.45 to remain "Champions of Change"!

PSSA Dates for 3rd, 4th, & 5th Grades
English & Language Arts:  April 10th, 11th, &12th
Mathematics:  April 18th & 19th
Science (4th Gr. only):  April 24th & 25th

Need help with your child's math homework?  Below is a link to a YouTube video that will show you how to install and use an app called Bounce Pages.  It is directly linked to the enVision math program.