Community Park PTO Newsletter - Issue 11
Tue, Nov 30 12:22pm

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.


  • Silvergraphics - November 29 - December 10
  • PPS Vaccine Clinic - November 30 & December 21
  • Holiday Food Drive - December 1 -  December 14
  • Bagels with the Board - Friday, December 3, 8:00 - 9:30 a.m.
  • Fruit Fundraiser Box Pick-up Sign up - Saturday, December 4
  • Early Dismissal (1 p.m.) - Monday, December 6


Around School

  • Holiday Food Drive 
  • Bagels with the Board 
  • Thank you Mr. Rodos & Ms. Shea!


  • Schedule Pick up for Fruit Fundraiser 
  • Silvergraphics
  • 2022 Princeton Perks Card Pre-sale 
  • Princeton Perks 2021

Around Town

  • Thank you Princeton PD!
  • PPS Vaccine Clinic 
  • PPS Covid Dashboard

Holiday Food Drive
December 1 - December 14
During the month of December, CP is working with the Princeton Mobile Food Pantry to collect food items that will benefit our neighbors experiencing food insecurity. The items below are urgently needed - please leave in the black bins at CP.

Bagels with the Board
Friday, December 3  - 8:00 - 9:30am 
Join us for a special First Friday Coffee: Bagels with members of the PPS Board of Education! You bring the conversation, they'll bring the nosh.


Thank you Mr. Rodos & Ms. Shea!
A big thanks to Mr. Rodos for suggesting the fruit fundraiser - we were able to raise $400 for our school! We also want to say thank you to Ms. Shea for supporting all of our artists to make sure we were able to complete the Silvergraphics fundraiser. We appreciate all our teacher's efforts to support our fundraising efforts!

Schedule your Fruit Fundraiser Pick-Up 
The fruit boxes arrive on Saturday, December 4! Click the sign up link here and pick a time slot to pick up the fruit boxes that you ordered. If none of these times work, your fruit will be stored (unrefrigerated) until Monday and be available for pick up - please message Constanza Ferro on Konstella if you need to set up a Monday pick up. 


November 29 - December 10
Our SilverGraphics store is open! Place orders from November 29 - December 10 - share your children's beautiful art pieces as gifts or get something to decorate your home! Be sure to order by Friday, December 3 to receive your items by Winter Break. Check out all the information here.

2022 Princeton Perks Card Pre-Sale
December 1 - December 10
Need a stocking stuffer? Looking for ways to shop small and support our school? Then the Princeton Perks card is the perfect item for you! CP's 5th graders will be selling the 2022 Princeton Perks Discount Card from December 1 - December 10. The card costs $30.00 and entitles you to great deals at more than 60 local shops and restaurants around Princeton. All proceeds will go toward the 5th Grader's Legacy Gift to our school, which will benefit all students. The cards will be distributed during the week of December 13.  Link to the sales page is HERE!

Princeton Perks 2021
Don’t forget to support the local businesses who support us! We are highlighting all of the 80plus current 2021 Princeton Perks Businesses. Use your card showing your support of local businesses! This week highlighting the following businesses but visit for a full list! Get ready to buy the 2022 Perks card! 

Creative Cakes by Sweta  - 10% 6” or 10” cakes

Custom Ink - 10% off (max discount: $75) in-person orders**Princeton Location Only

Cyndi Shattuck - 10% off all photography shoots

Delizioso Bakery + Kitchen  - 10% off

Elite Five  - 10% off Sunday - Thursday

Eno Terra  - 10% off Sundray - Thursday

Ficus - 10% off at GROUND

$7 off $50 or more at ABOVE

*for full list of businesses visit

French Flair Ferme  - 10% off

HeadWorks - One Free Trial Week

Homestead10% off all non-sale items between $2,000-$5,000

15% off all non-sale items over $5,000

High Bar Boutique - 10% off full price items

Jammin’ Crepes - 10% off Tuesday-Friday, walk-in only, Excludes retail products, online + phone-in orders

JaZams - 10% off Monday - Thursday Princeton only

J. McLaughlin - 15% off, Princeton only

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!  Like Princeton Perks on Facebook and Instagram

 Thank you Princeton PD!
Snacks and coffee were delivered on Tuesday, November 23 to our 50 plus police officers to thank them for covering crossing guard shifts since there are not enough crossing guards. We thank them for keeping our kids safe. Thank you to officer Jen for taking the time to pose for a picture for our kids to enjoy! We appreciate the hard work of our officers! 

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!