Community Park PTO Newsletter - Issue 29
Tue, Apr 19 1:03pm

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.

CALENDAR

  • Executive Function Presentation (Virtual - 11:30 a.m.) - Thursday, April 21
  • PHS 2022 Jazz Festival - Friday, April 22 & Saturday, April 23
  • STEM Expo - Monday, April 25
  • Science Fair (6 - 8 p.m.) - Thursday, April 28 
  • Kickball Tournament - Sunday, May 1
  • CP Spring Flower and Vegetable Sale - Now through Monday, May 2

IN THIS ISSUE

Around School

  • Join the PTO! 
  • STEM Expo Presenters Needed!
  • Register for the Science Fair!
  • CP Kickball Tournament

Fundraising 

  • CP Spring Flower and Vegetable Sale!
  • CP Merchandise On Sale!

Around Town

  • Executive Function Presentation
  • PHS 2022 Jazz Festival
  • PPS Covid Dashboard

We Need You - Join the PTO!

We have several positions available on the PTO executive board. We are looking for any parents are interested in participating to support with our fundraising efforts, planning community events, and advocating for the needs of our schools. Reach out if you have any interest - the more involvement the better for our school community! Please go here to read about the opportunities available!

 

STEM Expo Presenters Needed!
Monday, April 25 
The CP PTO is excited that the annual Community Park STEM Expo is back this year -- to be held on Monday, April 25. It's a treat for both students and teachers to enjoy a break from regular school routines to immerse themselves in seeing science in action in very cool ways for the entire day. To make the event successful, we need parent volunteers who work in STEM fields willing to spend a day at school sharing some aspect of the work they do. Presentation time slots run around 15 minutes at a time, and the classes cycle throughout the day to visit each of the demos. 
If you are in the STEM field, we need you! See attached 2019 program for examples of demos, and please volunteer if you can. The students love it, and they are especially excited and proud when their parents present! If you have any questions, please reach out to Jesse Lerman (jesselerman@hotmail.com) who is organizing the event.  Go here for more information to volunteer for this exciting event!

  

Register for the Science Fair!
Thursday, April 28 - 6 - 8 p.m.
Sign up for the CP Science Fair. Students can come up with a question about whatever interests them and develop an experiment to share what they discover with the community.  There is more information here. Sign up by April 22!

 

CP Kickball Tournament
Sunday, May 1 
Who will win?!? Come watch the 5th graders face off against parents and teachers in a high-stakes kickball tournament! There will also be a raffle and special baked treats for sale. This event is free and open to all CP families and neighbors. Come and cheer on your favorite team!

 

CP Spring Flower Sale!
Now through May 2

The CP PTO is selling garden flower, vegetable and herb garden starters, in partnership with the locally-owned KubePak nursery.

Proceeds will go toward enlarging the turtle pond and building new garden beds in CP's Educational Garden. With these expanded beds we will be able to plant and supply the local Mobile Food Pantry with more fresh vegetables throughout the summer. Want to support the food garden directly? Donate a "Vegetable for the CP garden" in your order! To order go here.

 
 
CP Merchandise is Here!

We are proud to announce our new 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.

Executive Function Presentation
Thursday, April 21 via Zoom - 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Princeton Public Schools and the PTOC are hosting a presentation on Executive Function. Ms. Stacey Palant, a speech therapist at PHS, will focus her presentation on planning and organization. 


 PHS 2022 Jazz Festival
Friday, April 2022 & Saturday, April 23

The Princeton High School Band Parents’ Association would like to share their big event -  PHS's The 2022 Jazz Festival which includes participation by Princeton Middle School students. The festival is on two evenings – this Friday (4/22) and Saturday (4/23) .  The PHS Jazz program is excited to have Two-Time Latin Grammy winner Tony Succar performing both nights!  PMS students will perform on Friday and the PHS Studio Band will perform on Saturday.

 

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 newsletter@cppto.org.  

For general thoughts regarding PTO activities or how parents can further help support CP, please contact Co-Presidents Georgette Stern, Montana Vasquez-Grinnell, and Amalie Leano at copresident@cppto.org.

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

Thanks for reading!