Community Park PTO Newsletter - Issue 10
Tue, Nov 23 12:36pm

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.


  • Early Dismissal - Wednesday, November 24, 1:00 p.m.
  • Thanksgiving Break - November 25 & 26
  • Princeton Tree Lighting - Friday, November 26, 5:00 p.m.
  • Silvergraphics - November 29 - December 10
  • PPS Vaccine Clinic - November 30 & December 21
  • Bagels with the Board - Friday, December 3, 8:00 - 9:30 a.m.

Around School

  • Thank you to our incredible community!
  • Happy Thanksgiving to all!
  • Sugar Skull reflections from 5CZ Gold
  • Thank you to our wonderful faculty and staff!


  • Silvergraphics
  • Princeton Perks 2021

Around Town

  • Holiday Tree Lighting
  • PPS Vaccine Clinic
  • PPS Covid Dashboard

A BIG THANK YOU to our incredible CP Community!
We cannot thank all of you enough for donating to our fundraising efforts, volunteering your time, and supporting our wonderful community. Special Thanks  and Gratitude to:

All Grade Reps & Room parents - for organizing grade parties and auction baskets. 

Patty Kim - for all of her efforts on organizing and coordinating Halloween celebrations and after school clubs this Fall! It was wonderful for the children to have some more creative outlets!

Sarah Torian & Kim Beury - for their help with the Warm Clothing drive and working to help those in our community.

Kim Byko & Erica Synder - for all of their help with making sure that photo day was a success.

Ana Catarrivas & Mathilde Schindler - for their support of our Parker Bear students. 

Yahyra Pabon - for all her work with staff breakfasts and lunches.

Constanza Ferro & Daniela Cravero - for their tireless efforts and attention to making our online auction a HUGE success!

Tyneshia Hamilton - for organizing our annual Silvergraphics fundraiser.

Danny Freund - for organizing and hosting our speaker series.

Jim Harley - A BIG thanks to Jim for his wonderful logo design for our CP T-shirts - They look fantastic!

Happy Thanksgiving!
Wishing everyone a healthy and happy holiday this Thanksgiving. We hope all are able to spend time in joy and gratitude with your families!

Thank you notes from 5CZ Gold!
Sugar Skull Presentation from McCarter Theater 

The PTO sponsored the viewing of Sugar Skulls through the McCarter Theater to celebrate Día de los Muertos and Hispanic Heritage Month. Here are some thank you notes from 5th Grade!
This is just a small glimpse at how your contributions support all of our children and connect them to the larger world around them!


Thank you to our teachers, staff and administrators!
With a challenging start to another school year during a pandemic, we want to express our deepest thanks and gratitude for all of our faculty, staff, and administrators at CP for making it possible for our children to be back at school! Be sure to say a big thank you as you see them around this week!

November 29 - December 10
Get ready to submit your SilverGraphics orders from November 29th to December 10th! Check out all the information here.

Princeton Perks
Don’t forget to shop local this holiday season!
For the next four weeks we will highlight all the 80+ current  2021 Princeton Perks Businesses. Use your card showing your support of local businesses.

Science Seeds - 10% DIY kits

Local Greek and Small Bites by Local Greek - 10% off

The Studio Salon - 10% off services, Wednesdays only 

Tacoria - 10% off Monday - Thursday

Teresa Caffe - 10% off Sunday - Thursday

Terriyaki Boy - 10% off Monday - Saturday, Orders picked up in person, with card

Terra Momo Bread Co. - 10% off Sunday - Thursday

*for full list of businesses visit

Thomas Sweet Chocolates and Ice Cream - 10% off Monday - Friday

Tico’s Eatery & Juice Bar - $1 off Acai Bowl, one discount per purchase

Tidy Nerd - $45 off 3 hour organizing, limit one per family

Toobydoo - 10% off full price Toobydoo + Zubisu items

Tortuga’s Mexican Village - 10% off Monday - Thursday

Tranquility Den Massage - 10% off 50 or 80 min. massage

Take a picture of your card while you shop or eat local! Email your pic to to post on social media sites, showing our love of local business! 

The 2022 card is in the works! Watch for card sales to come in December! 

Like Princeton Perks on Facebook and Instagram


Holiday Tree Lighting
Friday, November 26, 5:00 p.m.
Where: The Green at Palmer Square

Join us for our annual Tree Lighting featuring traditional musical performances from our community partners and a whole lot of holiday family fun! Of course we expect other visitors and hope Santa will once again use his magic to kick off the holiday season and help us light the tree!

Come kick-off the holiday season with us on the Green at Palmer Square and watch as we light all 32,000 lights atop our giant spruce tree!

PPS Vaccine Clinic
November 30 & December 21
PPS is sponsoring two vaccination clinics in conjunction with the Princeton Department of Health. Free vaccines will be offered from 4-8 PM on Tues. Nov. 30 and also on Tues., Dec. 21, at 45 Stockton Street, the Suzanne Patterson Building.

Please use this link to sign up for an appointment.

The Pfizer vaccination will be available for students ages 5 to 11. If students receive their first vaccination on November 30, they can receive the second vaccination on December 21. Pfizer vaccinations will also be available for students ages 12-18. Vaccinations for adults, including booster shots, will be available. 

  • For adults, COVID-19 boosters have been approved for all three COVID-19 vaccine products.
  • Those who have had Pfizer or Moderna are eligible for a booster 6 months after their second dose.
  • Those who received Johnson & Johnson are eligible 2 months after their initial vaccination.
  • Eligible booster populations are able to choose any of the three vaccinations.

Transportation Information for 45 Stockton Street
The free Muni Bus runs from 9 AM - Noon and 1PM-5PM on Tuesdays.
Tiger Transit (Princeton University's bus which is free for everyone stops nearby on Nassau Street.

PPS Covid Dashboard   
Stay up-to-date on covid cases in our schools by checking out PPS's covid dashboard, which is updated weekly

P.S. - We Hear You 

If you have feedback or suggestions regarding the newsletter, please message Montana Vasquez-Grinnell on Konstella or email  

For general thoughts regarding PTO activities or how parents can further help support CP, please contact Co-Presidents Georgette Stern, and Amalie Leano at

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

Thanks for reading!