Community Park PTO Newsletter - Issue 1
Tue, Sep 6 12:45pm

Welcome to the CP PTO Newsletter. Please check your Konstella feed for the most recent updates.

Bienvenidos al boletín informativo de la PTO de CP. Mire por favor sus actualizaciones de noticias en Konstella para detalles más recientes.

CALENDAR

  • Parent Mixer at the Ivy Inn - Thursday, Sept. 8 at 5:30-7:30 pm
  • "Woo-Hoo/Boo-Hoo" Welcome Back Coffee - Friday, Sept. 9, 8:15-9 am
  • Wear CP T-Shirts to School - Friday, Sept. 9
  • First BiciBus of the Year - Friday, Sept. 9, departs from the corner of Stanley & Fisher at 7:50 am

IN THIS ISSUE

Around School

  • Welcome Back to School!
  • Share your first day pictures with PPS
  • Parent Mixer at Ivy Inn
  • CP Bicibus
  • First Friday Welcome Back Coffee
  • Wear your Community Park T-Shirt

Fundraising 

Around Town

  • Insect Festival at Mercer Education Gardens

Welcome Back!
Welcome Back to the 2022 - 2023 School Year! Please check out our welcome letter here. Be sure to reach out with questions, ideas, and considering volunteering to be a room parent or to help with our community events throughout the year. We look forward to a phenomenal school year!

 

Share Your 1st Day Pictures
Tuesday, September 6
Princeton Public Schools LOVE seeing your first day of school photos! Be sure to tag  #PPSfirstdayofschool on September 6!

 

Parent Mixer at Ivy Inn
Thursday, September 8, 5:30 - 7:30 pm

To welcome back our community to the start of the school year, we invite you to come stop by and connect with other parents. For more information, go here. We look forward to meeting you!

 

CP Bicibus
Fridays, rain or shine, departs 7:50 am

Below is the information for the Bicibus. It will happen every Friday departing at 7:50am. The route is below! If you plan on participating make sure your child has a helmet, that they know how to ride, and that they bring their smiles! Be sure your child knows that we aren't racing to make sure we're ensuring everyone's safety. We're also looking for any parent volunteers that what to help direct Bicibus traffic on Fridays along Witherspoon - reach out to the CPPTO!
Route:
7:50 departure from the corner of Stanley and Fisher.
We go up Stanley and turn LEFT on Erdman.
We next turn LEFT on Franklin.
We next turn RIGT on to Walnut. 
We next turn LEFT on to Guyot and we take this and then the bike path all the way to Witherspoon.

 

First Friday Welcome Back Coffee - "Boo-hoo/Woo-hoo"
Friday, September 9 at 8:15 am

Come connect with other parents and members of the PTO. Volunteer for a variety of activities happening in our community, share questions or observations, and share your hopes for the coming school year for your families.  There will be coffee and light snacks.

 

Wear your Community Park T-Shirt!
Friday, September 9t

Celebrate your CP spirit at the first assembly of the year. Wear your school shirt (provided by the PTO) or your favorite blue-and-white gear.  

CP Merchandise is Here!

Visit our CP merchandise online store with Princeton Threads! Simply place and pay for your order online, and your merchandise will be delivered to the school bi-weekly! We have clothing and accessories for both the kids and adults in your family, tote bags, and car magnets with the new CP logo! Thank you to Jim Harley for his awesome design of the new CP logo! Click here for more information.

Support CP!

Direct donations to the Community Park PTO support arts residencies, pay for classroom supplies, and ensure equitable access to after-school clubs, summer camp, and more.

Give via Zelle (treasurer@cppto.org),  Venmo (@CPPTO), or credit card.

 

Give to CP Without Spending an Extra Cent
You can raise money through your regular purchases from Amazon.com, the McCaffrey's Food Market at the Princeton Shopping Center, and Box Top items from any store. It's easy and costs you nothing extra!
 
Amazon Smile
Every time you shop on Amazon, the AmazonSmile Foundation will contribute 0.5 percent of eligible purchases to the CP PTO. Click here to get started.

Use AmazonSmile on your mobile app: Open the app and find "Settings" in the main menu (☰). Tap on "AmazonSmile" and follow the on-screen instructions to turn on AmazonSmile on your phone.

 
 
McCaffrey's Receipts
Save your receipts when you shop at McCaffrey's Food Market in the Princeton Shopping Center. 

 

CP gets 0.95% from each receipt, which adds up quickly.

Drop your receipts in the McCaffrey's box located in CP's main entrance vestibule.

 

Box Tops

Redeeming Box Tops clips is easier than ever. No clipping! Just a quick scan and done. Here's how:

  • Download the Box Tops app to your phone.
  • Shop as you normally do.
  • Scan your store receipts to find participating products.
  • The app will automatically credit CP’s Box Tops earnings.
 

Insect Festival at Mercer Educational Gardens

Saturday, September 10, 11 am - 2 pm

431A Federal City Rd., Hopewell Township

 

P.S. - We Hear You 
If you have feedback or suggestions regarding the newsletter, please message Montana Vasquez-Grinnell on Konstella or email newsletter@cppto.org.  

For general thoughts regarding PTO activities or how parents can further help support CP, please contact Co-Presidents Hima Reddy, Montana Vasquez-Grinnell, and Rory Pickett at copresident@cppto.org.

Want to support Community Park School? Donate to the Community Park PTO via Zelle (treasurer@cppto.org),  Venmo (@CPPTO), or credit card

Thanks for reading!