Welcome To Stiegel Elementary School!

Our Mission for Stiegel Elementary School...

To Prepare Responsible Citizens, Who Are Lifelong Learners



Friday, 4/17 is our Spring Picture Day at Stiegel.  Remember to pick your pose and bring that paper in.  No money is due unless you would like a class picture.  That picture must be paid for ahead of time. 

Friday Ice Cream

Once again 4th grade is selling popsicles after lunch each Friday for $.40.  Students may bring their money to lunch and buy ice cream after they have eaten.  The proceeds from this will be used for Author Day on May 29th. 


MCSD is now requiring paperwork/clearances for different levels of volunteering in the schools.  Please check the main page of the MSCD website to print out those forms. 

Upcoming Dates

4/6  Weather Make up day - IN SCHOOL
4/6  PTO Meeting 6:30 pm
4/9  Kdg registration
4/10  1st to Whitaker Center
4/10  Report Cards go home
4/13  PSSA Reading tests
4/17  Spring Pictures

Stiegel Elementary School

Stiegel Elementary School

3 South Hazel Street,
Manheim, PA 17545

Phone: (717) 665-8800 Fax: (717) 665-8819

School Hours: 7:45 - 2:10

Office Hours: 7:00 - 3:15

Principal:  Dr. Seth Kensinger




Happy April!     

     This winter doesn’t seem to quit, but I am confident that April will see higher temperatures and some beautiful spring days that are a welcome relief from the harsh winter we have endured.

     April is PSSA month across the state, so please provide your child with as much support and encouragement as possible.  Getting a good night’s sleep and a complete breakfast will help your child perform to his/her fullest.  To help with this, free breakfast will be available to all test takers during PSSA testing. Third and fourth grade will have Reading/Writing PSSA tests on Mon-Thurs, April 13-16 followed by Math on Mon-Wed, April 20-22.  Fourth grade also has Science assessments on Mon and Tues, April 27th and 28th.

     March was a busy, but rewarding month at Stiegel.  Our PTO and staff were very active with many activities for our students and families, including our annual book fair, Family Reading Night and sponsoring our All-Pro Dads Movie at Penn Cinema.  April will be a quieter month for our PTO, but please mark your calendar for April 6th and our monthly meeting in our library at 6:30 p.m.

     Last month we included a statement about email excusals in our newsletter.  The school district does not allow email excusals, as all excusals must be signed by the parent/guardian.  Please accept my apologies for the incorrect information we published. 

Wishing you a warm April! 

Dr. Seth H. Kensinger

Stiegel Elementary Principal





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