Community Park PTO Newsletter - Issue 10
Mon, Nov 7 5:03pm

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.


  • Terhune Pie Fundraiser - Now through noon on Nov. 11
  • Fruit Fundraiser - Now through Nov. 12
  • Silvergraphics Orders! - Wednesday, Nov. 9 through Wednesday, Nov. 23
  • Election Day (No School) - Tuesday, Nov. 8
  • NJ Teacher Convention (No School) - Thursday, Nov. 10 & Friday, Nov. 11
  • McCarter Theatre Sugar Skull Performance - Saturday, Nov. 12 at 3:00 pm
  • CP Pajama Day - Monday, Nov. 14
  • Canned Food Drive for TASK - Now through Monday, Nov. 21
  • "Come Blow Your Horn" at Kelsey Theatre - see below for dates!


Around School


Around Town

  • Behind Their Screens Presentation
  • Holiday Gift Drive 2022

P.O.P - Come Blow Your Horn at the Kelsey Theatre!!

Description: Featuring CP parent Rebecca Callahan as Connie! Neil Simon's first Broadway comedy smash is about the hilarious and wonderful things that happen when parents and their adult children get together. Alan Baker, a 30-ish swinging bachelor welcomes rebellious 21-year brother Buddy into his den of iniquity while their horrified parents watch and pray. This farcical 60's romp became a hit movie starring Frank Sinatra. For more information on dates, go here for dates!
Where: Kelsey Theatre at Mercer County Community College, 1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor Township, NJ 08550 Cost: $20 per person (ages 13+ only) Questions? Email Rebecca at 


P.O.P spots still available - Mom Spanish Tea, & The Arthur Christmas Movie!

Many community members have come together to offer wonderful options to celebrate and come together for adults as well as for the children of our community. Spaces are still available for a Mom's Spanish Tea and for the Arthur Christmas movie viewing on December 5th. See the links below to sign up and join! These events are a wonderful way to spend time with the community, and do something fun. We hope to see you all there!

Mom's Tea & Spanish Conversation - Dec. 2: go here to sign up.

Arthur Christmas Movie Viewing for CP! - Dec. 5 at 1 pm: go here for tickets and information.



McCarter Theatre - Bilingual Family Performance of Sugar Skull!/McCarter te invita al show familiar que no te puedes perder! 
Saturday, November 12 at 3 pm at McCarter Theatre/12 de Noviembre  a las 3 pm
McCarter Theatre has generously offered CP families a discount to attend the performance of Sugar Skull: A Día de los Muertos Musical Adventure.  Go here to buy your $15 tickets using the code: MCCFAMILY and for more information about the performance!

Sugar Skull:  El Musical de  “La Aventura del Día de Muertos !
Sugar Skull!  Es una aventura llena de alegría que profundiza en la tradición del Día de los Muertos.  Presentado por una compañía de talentosos músicos y bailarines, esta colorida puesta en escena es el perfecto entretenimiento de este Otoño para los jóvenes y la audiencia familiar en general.  En español e inglés. Presiona  aqui para compra de boletos e información. Utiliza el código MCCFAMILY para boletos de $15! 



Canned Food Drive for TASK to Celebrate World Kindness Day

Now through Nov. 21
This year we have partnered with TASK (Trenton Area Soup Kitchen). TASK’s mission is to feed those who are hungry in the Trenton area while offering programs to encourage self-sufficiency and improve their quality of life. During the month of November, we will be collecting donations for canned goods and food pantry items. Please visit their website for more information. Donations can be dropped off at the main office from November 1st to the 21st. Go here for more information. Items needed - canned soup (chicken soup preferred), peanut butter, jelly, spaghetti sauce (no glass please!), coffee, canned beans, vegetables, granola bars, or other snack bars. 

Terhune Pie Fundraiser!

Now through Noon on Friday, November 11

Support CP & bring famous Terhune pies to your celebration.

  • Place your order by NOON on Fri., Nov. 11.
  • Pick up pies at CP on Wed., Nov. 23 between 8-8:30 a.m. & 1-1:30 p.m. (early dismissal day)*
  • Traveling for the holiday? Write "donation" in the notes and we'll give your pie to a good home!
CP must reach a minimum school-wide order of 25 pies to participate in the fundraiser. Go here for more information.

Silvergraphics - Coming Soon!
Wednesday, Nov. 9 - Wednesday, Nov. 23

Get ready to submit your SilverGraphics orders starting Wednesday, November 9th  until November 23rd! We are continuing to partner with SilverGraphics to celebrate creativity and raise funds for our school! Your children have worked very hard with Ms. Shea, our art teacher, on beautiful handprint pop art (Kindergarten) and colorful parrots (1st thru 4th Grade). And for the first time, our 5th Graders were given the opportunity to create a colorful parrot selected by Ms.Shea or create their own individual work of art! Thank you to Ms. Shea for allowing them to showcase their skills!! Look out for the Konstella Announcement this week!

Fruit Fundraiser for CP!
Now through November 12
There is nothing like fresh fruit and other goodies for snacks, treats, and entertaining. Check out our fruit fundraiser here. Be sure to share with family and friends near by even if they are not at CP.  Buying fruit from here will help raise money for our programs!
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 through Direct Donations!

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 (,  Venmo (@CPPTO), or credit card.

Behind Their Screens
Tuesday, November 15, 7:00 - 8:30 pm, PMS Auditorium 
If you have a child in the middle school or beyond, this is a great opportunity for you to learn more about technology and how it relates to your child. See the information below to sign up!

Holiday Gift Drive 2022

The holiday season will soon be upon us and Princeton Human Services would like to ask for your help in brightening a child’s Holidays. With these hard economic times during the pandemic, we understand the need is still great.  Applications are received for children up to age twelve (12), which includes 1-2 gifts they would like for the holidays, which are not to exceed $75 dollars. In addition to sponsoring a child’s wish list, we are asking donors to consider donating a gift card to help the parents/families of the children during these difficult times. Go here for more information, and here to sign up to support a child and/or family.  Please sign up by Friday, November 18. 2022. 


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 Hima Reddy, Montana Vasquez-Grinnell, and Rory Pickett at

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

Thanks for reading!