Community Park PTO Newsletter - Issue 7
Tue, Oct 26 3:02pm

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.


  • Parent-Teacher Conferences (1 p.m. Dismissal) - Wednesday, October 27
  • Online Auction Starts - Monday, November 1
  • Staff Development/Election Day (NO SCHOOL) - Tuesday, November 2
  • Pottery Painting Party Board - Tuesday, November 2, 10 a.m.-Noon
  • NJEA Conference (NO SCHOOL) - November 4 & 5


Around School

  • Video: Meeting with Dr. Kelley 
  • Halloween Parade


  • Fall Fruit Fundraiser
  • Pottery Painting Party Board
  • Online Auction Coming Soon!

Around Town

  • Holiday Gift Drive
  • Meet the Board of Ed Candidates
  • PPS Covid Dashboard

Video: PTO Meeting with Dr. Carol Kelly
For those unable to attend the October 21 virtual PTO meeting with new superintendent Dr. Kelley, you may watch the recording here. And, whether you saw it live or recorded, please consider filling out this anonymous survey about the meeting. Thank you to CP parent Danny Freund for organizing this event! 




Fall Fruit Fundraiser
Order deadline is Sunday, November 21

Enjoy fresh fruit and help CP: The PTO is selling oranges, grapefruits, apples, and more--all shipped directly from Florida to either the school or your home. For product info, prices and to place an order, please visit:


Pottery Painting Party--Only 2 Spots Left!
Tuesday, November 2, 10 a.m.-Noon (No School Day!)
Registration required. ($25/student)

Paint your own food-safe mug during a private CP-only session at the Color Me Mine studio. This is a drop off party suggested for Grades K-2 but older siblings welcome. Hosted by the Hancock and Sumski/Weber families.

Would you like to host a party board? Click here to let us know your idea or browse winning ideas from past years or contact Fundraising Co-Chairs Constanza Ferro and Daniela Cravero at


Going to the Highest Bidder!
CP's Online Auction Will Run November 1-15

Thank you everyone for donating an item or experience to CP's first ever online auction. We've got some good stuff! A house at the Shore, box club tickets to a 76ers game, wine, babysitting, massage, and much much more....

The auction will launch Monday, November 1, and you'll have two weeks to place your bids. 


Holiday Gift Drive
Donor Sign Up Ends November 19

The Princeton Human Services Department is holding their 23rd annual children's holiday gift drive. To donate a gift or gift card, sign up here by Friday, November 19.


Meet the Board of Education Candidates

Next Tuesday, November 2, is Election Day and one of the only truly competitive races is for the Board of Education. There are three seats open and four candidates--two incumbents and two newcomers--looking to fill them. Read what the candidates have to say about their experience, skills, and priorities for our public schools. And don't forget to vote!


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 Nicole Pezold Hancock 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!