Community Park PTO Newsletter - Issue 31
Tue, May 3 12:50pm

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.


  • Teacher Appreciation Week - Monday, May 2 - Friday, May 6
  • Spring Food Drive for Princeton Mobile Kitchen - Now through Friday, May 13
  • PPS Community Wide Strategic Planning Forum (virtual)- Thursday, May 5 & Tuesday, May 31 from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
  • Science Based Research to Unwind Anxiety Presentation (virtual) - Thursday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Garden Sale Pick Up at CP - Wednesday, May 4 & Thursday, May 5 from 8:00 -9:00 a.m. or 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
  • 5th Grade Kickball Tournament - Sunday, May 15 at 2:00 p.m.


Around School

  • Thank You to all Our Teachers!
  • Join the PTO - We Need Co-Presidents for Next Year! 
  • Spring Food Drive for the Princeton Mobile Pantry


  • CP Merchandise On Sale!

Around Town

  • PPS Community Wide Strategic Planning
  • UU Princeton Spring Sale
  • Science Based Research to Unwind Anxiety Presentation
  • PPS Covid Dashboard

Thank You to All our Teachers!
Teacher Appreciation week is this week, and we want to thank all the teachers who make everyday a wonderful experience for our children at CP! With so many challenges faced these last two years, we appreciate you for everything you do for our children! Go here to see how you can help appreciate our teachers this week by volunteering or donating to the efforts!


We Need Co-Presidents for Next Year - Join the PTO!

We are still looking for community members to join 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. Thank you to those who have volunteered to join! Reach out to Montana Vasquez-Grinnell ( if you have any interest or questions- the more involvement the better for our school community! Please go here to read about the opportunities available!

Spring Food Drive for Princeton Mobile Food Pantry
Now through Friday, May 13
This month CP is working with the Princeton Mobile Food Pantry to collect sugar, flour, and salt (container) for our neighbors in need. Our goal is to collect 100 of each item! Drop off is under the CP awning at the main entrance.


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.

PPS Community Wide Strategic Planning
Thursday, May 5 - 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. (virtual)
Tuesday, May 31- 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. (virtual)
The community is invited to participate in a community wide PPS Strategic planning forum. There are two sessions and both are virtual. See the flyer below for more information and the Zoom link to the May 5 session is here


Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Princeton Spring Sale
UU Princeton - 50 Cherry Hill Road
Friday, May 6 - 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. ($10 entrance fee)
Saturday, May 7 - 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (FREE!)

The UU Congregation of Princeton is looking for volunteers to help with their Spring Sale. If you do volunteer, you get to rummage through all the items before they open the doors to the rest of the public. All are welcome to attend the two days of sales, and all proceeds go to area charities to support their efforts. Please note that masks are required and it is cash only. For more information, go here


Princeton Common Ground Presentation on Unwinding Anxiety through Science Based Research
Virtual - Thursday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m.

Check out the information in the flyer below to join in the free presentation on strategies to unwind anxiety. Register for free tickets via the QR code or link in the flyer.


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, Montana Vasquez-Grinnell, 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!