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

Oriana Long - Reading Interventionist

Greg Baney - Physical Education

Minda Fogarty - Librarian

Christine Shemory - Librarian Aide

Mark Lenig - Music

Ryan Albertson - Art

Carla Ferry - Gifted Education

Denise Snyder - Nurse

Dave Hoffman - Guidance Counselor


May/June Events
  • May 1st Girls on the Run Bake Sale
  • May 1st-7th Susquehanna Valley Mall Art Show
  • May 2nd-3rd Science PSSAs (4th Grade)
  • May 3rd Banking Day
  • May 5th 1st Grade Field Trip
  • May 8th-12th 5th Grade Camp
  • May 8th-12 PSSA Make-ups
  • May 9th PTA Meeting at 6:00 pm in the Library
  • May 10th BUG Awards for 3rd Grade 9:00 am
  • May 12th Snow Make-up Day (students have school)
  • May 15th 3rd Grade Field Trip
  • May 15th 5th Grade Chorus @ High School 7:00 pm
  • May 17th-18th AYSO Sign-Ups 6:00-8:30 pm
  • May 23rd 4th Grade Field Trip
  • May 24th 5th Grade Field Trip
  • May 25th FUN FAIR!
  • May 26th Act 80 Day (no school for students)
  • May 29th Memorial Day (no school for students)
  • May 31st Kg Field Trip (Jun 7th is the rain date)
  • June 1st 5th Grade Field Trip
  • June 1st Kg-3rd Grade Music Program @ the High School 6:00 pm
  • June 2nd 2nd Grade Field Trip
  • June 5th 5th Grade Rocket Day (6th is the rain date)
  • June 8th Awards Assembly 9:00 am
  • June 9th RIF for 1st Grade
  • June 9th last student day (half day)
  • June 12th Act 80 Day
  • June 13th Act 80 Day
  • June 16th Priestley PTA Golf Tournament

  • Due to the emergency day on Wednesday, January 11th, school will be in session on Friday, May 12th.
  • Changes to the end of the school year
    • June 8th is now a full day for students.
    • June 9th is the last student day and is a half day.
    • June 12th and 13th are Act 80 days for teachers.