Community Park PTO Newsletter - Issue 19
Mon, Jan 22 5:18pm

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.


  • Spirit Week, Tues., Jan. 23 - Fri., Jan. 26
  • Winter Band Concert, Tues., Jan. 23, 6:30 p.m.
  • DLI Info Session, Wed., Jan. 24, 6 p.m.  
  • DLI Info Session, Thurs., Jan. 25, 9 a.m.
  • Bicibús (only if there's no snow or ice!), Fri., Jan. 26, 7:50 a.m.
  • Princeton Jazz Fest, Fri., Jan 26 & Sat., Jan. 27, 6 p.m.
  • State of the District, Mon., Feb. 5, 6 p.m.


Around School

  • It's Spirit Week!
  • DLI Info Sessions for Incoming K & 1st Grade Families
  • Host a CP Yard Sign
  • Winter Band Concert

Community Service


  • Register for Upcoming POPs 

Around the District

It's Spirit Week!

CP is celebrating the Great Kindness Challenge with themed dress-up days all week:

  • Tasteful Tuesday (today!): Wear the color of your favorite fruit/veggie
  • Wellness Wednesday: Wear your favorite workout clothes
  • Thoughtful Thursday: Wear a T-shirt with a positive message
  • Feel Good Friday: Wear pajamas!

DLI info Sessions for Incoming K & 1st Graders

  • January 24, 6-7 p.m., CP APR
  • January 25, 9-10 a.m., CP APR 

  • 24 de enero, 6-7 p.m., CP APR
  • 25 de enero, 9-10 a.m., CP APR

Please spread the word about these upcoming parent information sessions for families of incoming Kindergarten and first grade PPS students! 

Attendance is a pre-requisite for entry to the DLI program (even for families with older children at CP).

RSVP: 609-806-4230 /

Volunteer opportunities: We still need a few parent volunteers--especially Spanish speakers--to assist with these sessions and conduct additional community outreach. Click here to sign up.

 Host a CP Yard Sign

It's open enrollment season for PPS Pre-K and Kindergarten. Please help our school to raise the visibility of the DLI program by hosting a yard sign for a few weeks. Anyone interested may request one by emailing and letting us know when you'd prefer to grab it from CP (drop off, 3 p.m. pick up, or Aftercare pick up). Thanks for spreading the word about DLI!


Winter Band Concert

Arm in Arm Food Drive

PPS schools are collecting food for Arm in Arm this Valentine's Day! The next time you head to the store, please consider grabbing a few items on the list below, and look for more info about where to drop off your donations at CP as February approaches.

Register for Upcoming POPs

Tickets include a pre-show cocktail party & VIP box seats.

Relax with a new moon yoga nidra session & a crystal bowl sound bath.

Join CP parents for hors d'oeuvres, libations, & conversation!

Reserve your spot at these ADULTS-ONLY Parent-Organized Parties before they sell out:
Upcoming KIDS POPs include:
And many more! Click here for the full list of POPs, and don't forget to purchase spirit wear, scan your box tops, and turn in your McCaffrey's receipts to earn cash for CP!

Volunteer Translators Needed!

Who: Parents who are fluent in English and an additional language (especially Spanish or Mandarin)

What: Are needed to interpret PPS information for community members

When: Monday, Feb. 5 between 6-7 p.m. or 7-8 p.m.

Where: At the State of the District event at PHS

How: Learn more and sign up here!

News from the PTOC

Notes from the latest Princeton Parent-Teacher Organization Council meeting are now posted! Read about what the PPS PTOs and other District parent organizations are up to here

Princeton Jazz Festival

PHS Black History Month Fundraiser


Save the Date: State of the District


PPS Open Enrollment for PreK, K, & DLI

P.S. - We Hear You 
If you have feedback or suggestions regarding the newsletter, please message Christine Minerva on Konstella or email  

For general thoughts regarding PTO activities or how parents can further help support CP, please contact Co-Presidents Nicole Pezold Hancock, Chris Santarpio, & Erica Snyder at

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

Thanks for reading!