Community Park PTO Newsletter - Issue 13
Tue, Dec 14 12:31pm

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.


  • Referendum Information Session (virtual) - Wednesday, December 15 at 7:00 p.m.
  • Holiday Food Drive - Ends Thursday, December 16
  • Teacher and Staff Holiday Lunch - Friday, December 17
  • Parker Bear Holiday Gift Drive - Ends Friday, December 17
  • CP Staff Holiday Gift Drive - Ends Friday, December 17
  • Jammin' with Santa & the PHS Studio Band -  Saturday, December 18 at 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • PPS Vaccine Clinic - Tuesday, December 21 from 4 - 8 p.m.
  • Early Dismissal (1pm)  - Thursday, December 23


Around School

  • Holiday Food Drive
  • Teacher and Staff Holiday Lunch
  • Parker Bear Gift Drive
  • CP Staff Holiday Gift Drive


  • Princeton Perks 2021

Around Town

  • Cranbury Coat & Clothing Drive
  • PPS Referendum Information Session
  • Jammin' with Santa & the PHS Studio Band
  • PPS Vaccine Clinic 
  • PPS Covid Dashboard

Holiday Food Drive - Extended to December 16!



Teacher and Staff Holiday Lunch
Friday, December 17
We are turning up the holiday cheer at CP with a special lunch for the CP teachers and staff. We need families to pitch in with a few dishes or help out at the event. Please sign up here.


Parker Bear Holiday Gift Drive
December 1 - December 17
Help make this holiday season special for our Parker Bear families by contributing to $25 Target gift cards that will go home with every Parker Bear child. Please considering donating - for more information click here.

CP Staff Holiday Gift Drive
December 1 - December 17
Please consider donating to thank all of our wonderful CP faculty and staff this holiday season!!! For more information click here

Princeton Perks 2021
Last chance to use your 2021 Princeton Perks cards before they expire 12/31/2021! 2022 cards on sale January 3rd, 2022 on Konstella or

PJ’s Pancake House  - 10% off Monday - Thursday

Planted Plate - 10% off 

Playa Bowls  - 10% off, excluding catering services

**Princeton Location Only

Princeton Canoe and Kayak - 10% off

Princeton Event Co. - 10% off balloon + yard card greetings, Minimum purchase $75, Delivery fee for locations outside of Princeton

Princeton Floral Design - 10% off 

Princeton Mattress - 10% off

Princeton Playspace - 10% off

Princeton Record Exchange - 10% off

Princeton Soup & Sandwich Co.  - 10% off Mon - Thurs

Princeton University Art Museum Store - 10% off full price items

*for full list of businesses visit

Pure Barre - 10% off first month for new clients, 10% off retail

Reporte Hispano  - 10% off subscriptions, 10% off advertising (display, job, classified), translation, Hispanic marketing + consulting services, Spanish-language classes + tutoring

Rita’s Princeton location only  - 10% off

Room 16 Theatre Arts  - 10% off for new students, referring a friend, or registering for more than one class

Rouge  - 10% off full price items

Say Cheez Cafe - 10% off

Sante Integrative Pharmacy  - 10% discount on all products, Excludes RX prescriptions.

Schouse Szechuan  - 10% off Monday - Thursday

Sherwin Williams Paint  - 10% off

Shu House  - 10% off, pick up with card

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


Cranbury Coat & Clothing Drive
Month of December
New and gently used coats, shoes, and clothing needed in adult and children's sizes. These will go to the Afghan refugees currently at Fort McGuire-Dix.


PPS Referendum Information Session
Wednesday, December 15 at  7:00 p.m.

All PPS parents are invited to a Referendum Information Session on Wed., Dec. 15, at 7 PM to discuss the upcoming Facilities Stewardship Referendum. We hope you will join us to learn about planned improvements in the schools and to take part in the Question & Answer session. The referendum will be held on Jan. 25 to approve $ 17.5 million worth of bonds for urgent repairs and new roofing for all six schools. Mail-in ballots for those who have requested them will be mailed on Dec. 11. For the webinar link, please click here. For more information,



Jammin' with Santa & the PHS Studio Band
Saturday, December 18 at 10:30 - 1:30
Princeton High School Front Lawn


PPS Vaccine Clinic
December 21 at 4:00 - 8:00 p.m.
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. 

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!