REMINDER: PPS Surveys Due Thursday, Aug. 6 + Special Ed News

Wed, Aug 5 2:59pm

Hey CP, Don't forget to respond to the PPS reentry survey due Thursday, August 6. The district must know parent and guardian preferences in order to plan how to reopen schools this fall. Fill out the ... [More]

A Message from the PPS Superintendent's Office

Sun, Aug 2 7:41am

There is incorrect information floating around on social media that incorrectly characterizes what happened at the recent Board of Education meeting. Princeton Public Schools has issued this statement ... [More]

CP New/Incoming Family Buddy Volunteers!

Thu, Jul 30 12:44pm

Dear Families,   I hope that you are all doing as well as possible.  The upcoming school year might be a bit challenging for families that have just moved to Princeton, or whose first child is enterin ... [More]

Update from 7/23 PTO Committee Meeting on PPS Re-Entry

Sun, Jul 26 1:05pm

Hello, CP community!    Thanks to everyone who provided questions and feedback on PPS’s proposed plan for reopening schools. On Thursday, we met with the district-wide PTO Committee and below are some ... [More]

draft questions for BoE on re-entry plan

Mon, Jul 20 3:09pm

All,   Attached is a draft document of the questions we have started compiling as CP PTO.  Please note the following:  1) This document is not complete!  We are still incorporating feedback from paren ... [More]

CP Discussion Group #2 - PPS re-entry plan: ZOOM DETAILS

Sun, Jul 19 12:09pm

4pm on Monday July 20   Manishi Prasad is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: PPS Re-entry Plan: Discussion group #2 Time: Jul 20, 2020 04:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Mee ... [More]

CP Discussion Group #1 - PPS re-entry plan: ZOOM DETAILS

Sat, Jul 18 6:31pm

  Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/79398222617?pwd=WnFWc0RKSDhvZE1CK1JBUzZ0TUdpUT09   Meeting ID: 793 9822 2617 Password: 307403   One tap mobile +13126266799,,79398222617#,,,,0#,,307403# U ... [More]

PPS re-entry plan - feedback wanted!

Fri, Jul 17 10:42am

Hello, all!  As you saw from the district website, the proposed re-entry plan is now available for review.  Next Thursday, the PTO Executive Board from each school will be meeting with the Board of Ed ... [More]

PPL & PPS Resources & Events!

Tue, Jun 16 10:54am

Summer Reading 2020-Princeton Public School's Summer Reading, requirements, & community reads, for all grades (scroll through).     Princeton Public Library Events & Resources!   Books for Kids- Recom ... [More]

Black Voices and Anti-Racist Literature list

Mon, Jun 15 12:04pm

The Princeton Public Schools librarians have created a resource list of Black Voices and Anti-racist Literature.      It is NOT all inclusive but is a starting point.  On the list you will see a denot ... [More]

Read Alouds!

Sun, Jun 14 12:35pm

Happy Last Days of School!    Monday 6/15 - Hat Day! Wear your favorite hat and let's read some funny Jon Klassen's books like, I Want My Hat Back!  I will read different books for both sessions.   Ti ... [More]

Summer Reading at PPL!

Sun, Jun 14 12:04pm

Princeton Public Library 2020 Summer Reading  June 15 - August 15 Mark your calendar! Registration for Princeton Public Library’s summer reading begins June 15 at princetonlibrary.org/summerreading. I ... [More]

Reminders!

Fri, Jun 12 12:42pm

It was great seeings everyone at the moving on ceremony today at CP! I miss you!   Just a few reminders...   Come celebrate Mrs. Klimczuk's retirement by participating in a CP parade at 3:00 (address ... [More]

WebEx info for General PTO Meeting

Wed, Jun 10 4:38pm

WEBEX DETAILS FOR THUR JUNE 11, 9 AM https://amgen.webex.com/amgen/j.php?MTID=m3146484f4b7f0384b28ed32bd37a9bb1 Meeting number (access code): 146 187 6094 Meeting password: mEd4PWU28qX Join by phone o ... [More]

CP's Virtual International Fashion Show is TODAY! See Upload Instructions...

Wed, Jun 10 8:44am

Good morning! The annual International Fashion Show will be held virtually today, Wednesday, June 10. Come celebrate the wonderful diversity that makes CP so special! You can upload your video to Flip ... [More]

PTO Board 2020-21 - Elections

Mon, Jun 8 11:36pm

  Hello, all!  Hard to believe we are wrapping up another school year, especially one that has been so different from years past.  Congrats to all of the teachers, students, and especially the familie ... [More]

Read Alouds :)

Sun, Jun 7 1:20pm

Since I have received several inquires about resources that spark conversations related to race, racism, inequality, diversity, and inclusion, I will share some of the resources I have gathered and of ... [More]

Spanish/English Presentation

Fri, Jun 5 9:46am

The Princeton Public Library told me that they are able to have their Summer Reading presentation in Spanish and English today! They hope to record a separate video for families that missed the meetin ... [More]

Celebrate Good Times, Come on!

Thu, Jun 4 4:51pm

Come celebrate Mrs. Klimczuk's retirement by participating in a CP parade Friday, June 12th at 3:00 (address below). Rain date: Monday 6/15. Please wear a mask.  If you are giving gifts, please wear g ... [More]

**Links for the week...

Wed, Jun 3 1:12pm

Sorry! I had to change my meeting links for this week (see below). Please make sure your child uses their first and last name so I know who to admit into the meeting :)   Topic: Sing Song Day! Time: J ... [More]

New Sing Song Day Links!

Wed, Jun 3 7:41am

Please make sure your child uses their first and last name and not a nickname, so I know who to admit into the meeting.   Topic: Sing Song Day! Time: Jun 3, 2020 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) ... [More]

End of year gifts for office staff (Chris & Beth)

Tue, Jun 2 9:24am

Hi everybody   Hope you are all  doing ok?   As in previous years, we will be collecting for an End of Year Gift for our Office Staff (Chris & Beth).   If you would like to contribute,  you can Zelle ... [More]

Get Involved with the PTO Board for Next School Year! Updated with Job descriptions

Tue, Jun 2 9:07am

Hi everyone -  even though we are all remote, the PTO is still active and planning ahead for next year!  We are recruiting now for PTO Board members for 2020-21 school year.  This will be a great oppo ... [More]

International Fashion Show - Still happening virtually! - June 10!

Mon, Jun 1 10:01am

See attached flyers in English and Spanish for more information on how the International Fashion Show will still happen this year. 

Library Days :)

Sun, May 31 3:40pm

Check out the awesome events we will be doing this week for Library...   Monday 6/1- 3rd-5th graders join Mrs. Jones and special guest Ms. Warren from the Princeton Public Library to share some of our ... [More]

Virtual CP Science Fair - Participate by June 9

Sun, May 31 2:10pm

We hope you are doing well. If you were planning to participate in the CP Science Fair, we are happy to announce a virtual Science Fair this year.  It's simple to participate. Because we cannot gather ... [More]

Library Events this week!!!

Mon, May 25 6:51pm

Super CP Library Events this week!!!   Tuesday 5/26- Kahoot Challenge! Let's read a book of your choice, then challenge each other in a Kahoot quiz challenge at 1:00!   Time: May 26, 2020 01:00 PM Eas ... [More]

All Resources! And...

Fri, May 22 1:36pm

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1BdJgrG5RFGgDJ989zPe33xWlh7PWFR6Z72lzFksZe2k/edit?usp=sharing   CLICK HERE FOR ALL RESOURCES ON ONE PAGE WITH USERNAMES AND PASSWORDS!   **SOLELY FOR CP FAMILIES :) ... [More]

Recording of CP-PTO Coffee Chat with Principal Gruchacz

Fri, May 22 11:11am

Good morning CP Parents!   For those who could not listen to the Zoom PTO Coffee Chat, we recorded it here:   Topic: CP PTO Meeting Date: May 22, 2020 08:44 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Meeting Rec ... [More]

Princeton Public Library Visit! PreK-5th

Thu, May 21 4:28pm

Hello Princeton Public Schools Elementary School Families!   It’s that time of year when Princeton Public Library would be visiting our schools to promote their awesome Summer Reading Program!  We don ... [More]

Book Trivia now!!

Thu, May 21 10:00am

Trivia Time! Join our reading inspired trivia at  10:00!   https://zoom.us/j/99162960732?pwd=M2lBUnBwcC9BYXZnOCtiVktNYmh1UT09 Meeting ID: 991 6296 0732 Password: 1iiE07

*Library Events this week!*

Mon, May 18 9:54am

Today- the Princeton Public Library will share their favorite chapter books during our regularly scheduled Chapter Chats at 2:00!   https://zoom.us/j/97038113613?pwd=Zm85d3gxSXVraVAzYnc1aFFRK1psZz09 M ... [More]

Edible & Turtle Gardens!

Fri, May 15 1:42pm

The edible garden is coming along well thanks to our garden specialist Peter! Also, the Eastern Box Turtles are alive and well and enjoying the sun!

Reminder read aloud now and again at 2!

Fri, May 15 10:59am

Join Mrs. Jones reading Billy's Booger: a memoir (sorta) at 11:00 or 2:00 on Friday!   Time: May 15, 2020 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) https://zoom.us/j/94965777384?pwd=SjJobTZjTGthRlorTXAxMj ... [More]

Harry Potter Trivia tomorrow. at 2:00!

Wed, May 13 8:56am

Do you love the Harry Potter series? How about trivia!? If you answered yes to either, then join Mrs. Jones for a fun Harry Potter themed trivia this Thursday at 2:00!   Time: May 14, 2020 02:00 PM Ea ... [More]

PPS Talent Show! Deadline to enter May 17!

Wed, May 13 7:27am

PPS Virtual Talent Show John Witherspoon's Do Something Club and a small talent show committee have hosted a successful talent show for over a decade raising tens of thousands of dollars for local and ... [More]

More Tumble Book resources!

Tue, May 12 10:48am

www.TumbleBookLibrary.com - K-6 children's ebook database Direct Link: https://www.tumblebooklibrary.com/auto_login.aspx?U=tumble735&P=books Username: tumble735 Password: books   www.AudioBookCloud.co ... [More]

Interrupting Chicken Wed.!

Tue, May 12 7:33am

Have you ever tried the chicken dance?! Well now's your chance! We will be laughing out loud while we listen to Mrs. Jones read Interrupting Chicken... then while doing the chicken dance (not required ... [More]

Tumblebooks

Mon, May 11 12:55pm

Tumblebooks is a great resource for free eBooks and audiobooks. It also includes Spanish audiobooks.   Direct Link: http://www.audiobookcloud.com/autologin.aspx?U=tumble2020&P=A3b5c6&categoryID=33 Use ... [More]

Mad Libs!

Mon, May 11 9:16am

Join Mrs. Jones for a Mad Libs activity tomorrow at 11:00!   Time: May 12, 2020 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) https://zoom.us/j/93249001108?pwd=NmRDYkhTYUFTajlra0IzQTIyUi9xQT09 Meeting ID: 932 ... [More]

The Teacher Appreciation video is here!

Fri, May 8 2:26pm

Dear CP community, Thanks so much for contributing to our school videos! We have produced one video for each grade. We also added one video of the CP entryway, which was decorated with messages of lov ... [More]

Food Insecurity in Princeton

Fri, May 8 8:03am

Many in our community now face food insecurity as a result of the current crisis. The CP PTO has made a donation of $1,000 to local food pantries ($700 to Arm In Arm and $300 to Princeton Mobile Food ... [More]

Jazams Book Donation Drive

Thu, May 7 4:48pm

A good book is a treasure in hard times.  To that end, the Johnson Park PTO has partnered with Jazams to deliver a new book to all elementary students who qualify for free and reduced lunch in Princet ... [More]

11:00 Read Aloud today!

Thu, May 7 7:40am

Come listen to Mrs. Jones read Maybe Something Beautiful as part of the Kids For Peace Project!   You may have already created a paper link with messages of love, peace,  and hope, as part of this pro ... [More]

Teacher Appreciation Week

Tue, May 5 11:32pm

(En español al final de la nota)    Dear CP families,   Thanks to all families who have provided pictures for our montage.  If you have not yet sent a photo and would like to be included, please send ... [More]

Cinco de Mayo read aloud at 1:30!

Tue, May 5 8:20am

All students are welcome to listen to Mrs. Jones read Ciro De Mouse-O!   Time: May 5, 2020 01:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) https://zoom.us/j/96033156918?pwd=dUF4QjYrbHdmZm1TUXk4U1ZYZUx6dz09   Me ... [More]

Read Alouds Today!

Fri, May 1 7:54am

All students are welcome to join me in reading The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors at 11:00 and again at 2:00. Afterwards, we will try to battle each other in a game of Rock Paper Scissors :) Time: May ... [More]

2:00 Bob, Not Bob! Read Aloud today!

Thu, Apr 30 9:32am

Time: Apr 30, 2020 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) https://zoom.us/j/95695260926?pwd=dW5pQ0Y2WWltSytuRHFOVTZFVWZrQT09   Meeting ID: 956 9526 0926 Password: 5SN1cK

2:00 read aloud cancelled

Wed, Apr 29 12:36pm

Sorry, going to have to reschedule the read aloud today at 2:00!

Teacher Appreciation Week

Tue, Apr 28 2:49pm

Dear CP families,   Next week is Teacher Appreciation Week, and we would love your help in putting together a ‘thank-you’ for the faculty and staff.  We are hoping that each of the students will send ... [More]

Blue Angels and Thunderbirds Flyover Today, 4/28

Tue, Apr 28 10:10am

The Blue Angels and Thunderbirds will be performing a flyover in our area today, Tuesday, April 28, at 1:45 p.m., to salute frontline Covid-19 responders. Please see map below for details. 

Read Alouds Wed. & Fri.!

Mon, Apr 27 9:01am

This week I will offer the following read alouds for students...   Wednesday- All students are welcome to join me in reading  Bob, Not Bob! at 11:00 and again at 2:00. Time: Apr 29, 2020 11:00 AM East ... [More]

Read Aloud at 1:00! It's Earth Day!

Wed, Apr 22 7:52am

All students are welcome to listen to Mrs. Jones read A Stone Sat Still  by Brendan Wenzel, to celebrate Earth Day!   Time: Apr 22, 2020 01:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) https://zoom.us/j/9569066 ... [More]

Live Read Aloud Now!

Tue, Apr 21 1:59pm

Topic: Earth Day Every Day! Time: Apr 21, 2020 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) https://zoom.us/j/4030555484?pwd=UDUzZmx6bnNXSlZyTExhRXJkYTBCZz09 Meeting ID: 403 055 5484 Password: 449673  

Earth Day Fun!

Tue, Apr 21 7:31am

I will host a live read aloud of The Giving Tree at 2:00 today if anyone is interested in joining!   Topic: Earth Day Every Day! Time: Apr 21, 2020 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) https://zoom.u ... [More]

Cool resource!

Tue, Apr 14 12:02pm

Please view this librarian website with read alouds from all the district librarians, virtual websites, no tech activities, author and illustrator activities, and more!   https://sites.google.com/pps. ... [More]

Welcome Back

Mon, Apr 13 9:22am

Good morning, CP Families! We're back from Spring Break, but we're still not together. We thought this little video message might help lift some spirits on a rainy Monday morning. Feel free to watch w ... [More]

7p.m. Cheer for Healthcare Workers

Sat, Apr 11 2:22pm

  Princeton is starting a new tradition of cheering for healthcare professionals in our community and around the world at 7p.m. for one minute. We hope you’ll join us so we can all hear the love and s ... [More]

Princeton Fire Department Drive By for birthday kids!

Wed, Apr 8 10:23pm

Princeton Fire Department is offering to do a drive by birthday celebration for young children celebrating birthdays during this challenging time.  See attached for more.

From Art Teacher Lara Sawers

Fri, Apr 3 11:43am

Dear CP parents, teachers and students, Piggybacking on Mrs. Cameron’s wonderful color in a rainbow project, let’s pick up steam and create a Community Park movement to spread hope and cheer. By creat ... [More]

Go Blue and White!

Fri, Apr 3 9:26am

Wear your WHITE, Wear your BLUE! Wear your WHITE, WHITE, WHITE! Wear your CP T-shirt and it will be alright!   Take a picture of you wearing your CP T-shirt and send it to Mrs. Cameron elizabethcamero ... [More]

Today is Reading Day, Hooray!

Thu, Apr 2 8:15am

 Today's virtual spirit day theme is Reading Day, Hooray! Read your favorite book and take a picture to send to Mrs. Cameron! elizabethcameron@princetonk12.org Para la Semana de Espíritu Escolar de CP ... [More]

Get Movin'!

Wed, Apr 1 7:39am

Today's Virtual Spirit Day is Get Movin'! Excited to see dance parties, yoga moves, sports games, and more!    Send us a picture of you doing something active to Mrs. Cameron! elizabethcameron@princet ... [More]

Today is Pajama Day!

Tue, Mar 31 6:32am

Reminder to wear your favorite Pajamas and send your pictures of you snuggling up, to Mrs. Cameron!   Tuesday 3/31- Snuggle, Snuggle (Wear your favorite PJs!) Wednesday 4/1- Get Movin'! (Send us a pic ... [More]

Reminder Today is Hat Day!

Mon, Mar 30 7:36am

It's Virtual Spirit Week and today's theme is Hats off to CP!   Send pictures of you in your favorite, crazy, or best hat to the guidance counselor, Mrs. Elizabeth Cameron- elizabethcameron@princetonk ... [More]

The Amazon Conservation Team (ACT) Has A Message For Our Students!

Sun, Mar 29 3:35pm

Please see attached letter to our students from the president of ACT!    The last $100 we raised will come from the PTO when we get back to school :)    Congratulations students! Your efforts truly ma ... [More]

Spirit Week at CP and Rainbow Hands to put in your window

Thu, Mar 26 9:02pm

Hi Everyone!  Here is the message Ms. Cameron shared over email about spirit week and putting rainbows in our windows.  Attached is a drawing students can color in and display.   Take good care in the ... [More]

Spanish read alouds!

Thu, Mar 26 8:33am

Hey parents!   Don't forget to subscribe to my YouTube Channel with more read alouds by various staff members!!!   https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLKhUKsFK_l_oSs8Ru8Fu8cNJXfqWFAgPN   AND....SPA ... [More]

Virtual Spirit Week! Next week!

Wed, Mar 25 11:44am

Good morning CP Families! We hope this finds you all healthy! We wanted to come together to show our unity and spread some cheer by participating in a week long Virtual Spirit Week! If your child woul ... [More]

CP PTO Announcements

Mon, Mar 23 10:42am

Dear CP Families, We hope this message finds you safe and healthy, and adapting to this new life of remote learning. As most functions of the PTO are halted during this crisis, we are temporarily susp ... [More]

Coronavirus Emergency Expense Fund + PPS Food Donations Update

Wed, Mar 18 8:38pm

EMERGENCY CORONAVIRUS EXPENSE FUND Princeton Children’s Fund, Inc.* is seeking donations to benefit economically disadvantaged Princeton families who are facing income loss due to coronavirus closures ... [More]

Virtual Comics Club - By Sam Blanchard - CORRECTED LINK

Wed, Mar 18 5:21pm

Hello - and hope everyone is doing well!   Sam Blanchard, CP Parent (and also our instructor for Making Comics club and Fencing Club), is offering up something fun to do while we are stuck at home wit ... [More]

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Tue, Mar 17 1:51pm

Click this link to listen to Mrs. Jones read Green Shamrocks by Eve Bunting!   https://pps.learning.powerschool.com/bevanjones/librarymediacenter/cms_page/view/50555824   Play the St. Patrick's Day Ka ... [More]

Mrs. Jones' Read Alouds!

Tue, Mar 17 12:29pm

I have started recording myself reading books for students to listen to via YouTube and via Powerschool Learning. The librarians in the district are working on compiling our recordings. Click on eithe ... [More]

Community Park PTO Newsletter - COVID-19 Edition

Sun, Mar 15 8:58pm

Buenos días, Community Park. Welcome to the CP PTO Newsletter-COVID-19 Edition. Please check your Konstella feed for the most recent updates. Bienvenidos al boletín informativo de la PTO de CP. Mire p ... [More]

Troubleshooting Power School Learning

Sun, Mar 15 10:52am

PPS has asked that parents of 3rd-5th graders create a Power School Learning account to use during the period of remote learning. NOTE: This is different than a Power School account and requires separ ... [More]

March 13 Statement from Principal Dineen Gruchacz on Remote Learning at CP

Sun, Mar 15 8:01am

March 13, 2020 Dear Community Park Families, Our dedicated CP faculty have been working hard to prepare for our school closure due to COVID-19. Preparing for "remote learning" is new to us, especially ... [More]

Update: Assistance for Pannell Food Pantry

Fri, Mar 13 12:52pm

Dear CP Families, The mobile pantry that is run out of the Pannell Learning Center on Witherspoon Street every Wednesday is in dire need of food/supplies. Please consider donating the suggested items ... [More]

Happy news!

Fri, Mar 13 10:59am

We raised $781.95 for the Amazon Conservation Team!   Thank you to all parents who came in to present to the students, helped in library, donated money, and supported students throughout this project!

A Call for Support: Princeton Henry Pannell Mobile Food Pantry

Fri, Mar 13 7:33am

  Please help our friends and neighbors through what may be a challenging time during the next several weeks. Bring your donations to 2 Clay Street at 11:45 am TODAY! All of your contributions will ma ... [More]

CP STEM Expo & Science Fair Postponed

Thu, Mar 12 11:48am

The CP STEM Expo and Science Fair have been postponed, and are tentatively re-scheduled for Monday, June 1st and Thursday, June 4th respectively.  As you may be aware, the district has implemented the ... [More]

Parker Bear Book Fair is postponed until further notice

Wed, Mar 11 3:47pm

Due to the uncertainty of the environment, and to avoid any non-essential people entering the school, we will be postponing the book fair that is scheduled for next week.     Stay well and we will kee ... [More]

Community Park PTO Newsletter - Issue 18

Mon, Mar 9 9:25pm

Buenos días, Community Park! 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 actu ... [More]

Helpful Digital Resources!

Mon, Mar 9 8:04am

Library Media Center: e-Library The Community Park Library Media Center offers a variety of digital resources for students and staff. SEE BELOW FOR USERNAMES & PASSWORDS. FOR CP COMMUNITY ONLY.   Visi ... [More]

Bake Sale Day 2!

Wed, Mar 4 3:47pm

Since we have leftovers, we are going to have another bake sale tomorrow after school again!   We also have bookmarks, postcards, and other rainforest items for sale. Cash only.      Thank you to ever ... [More]

Community Park PTO Newsletter - Issue 17

Mon, Mar 2 5:46pm

Buenos días, Community Park! 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 actu ... [More]

Community Park PTO Newsletter - Issue 16

Wed, Feb 26 10:04am

Buenos días, Community Park! 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 actu ... [More]

Clubs with Make-up Dates this week

Mon, Feb 24 11:22am

The following after-school clubs have make-up dates this week (and next week for You Are What You Eat).  Otherwise, Winter Clubs are officially finished - stay tuned for the Spring Clubs line up comin ... [More]

Read Across America Spirt Days!

Mon, Feb 24 7:47am

Read Across America Schedule Our Theme: Read Across The Amazon Rainforest!    We will celebrate reading and Dr. Seuss’ birthday through spirit days! Each day we will feature a different Dr. Seuss book ... [More]

Support "Read Across the Amazon" on March 2nd!

Thu, Feb 20 9:07am

On March 2nd CP will be holding "Read Across the Amazon", an all school effort to contribute and support the Amazon Rainforest! You can help contribute by the following ways:   -Make a donation  (coll ... [More]

Last week for Friday Clubs -And click for make-up dates for Wed Th, and Fri. Clubs

Tue, Feb 18 12:33pm

Friday clubs end this week (but some have make-ups - see below).  Below, please find the the make-ups for the Wednesday, Thursday and Friday clubs:   Wednesday Clubs: Making Comics -make ups on 2/19 a ... [More]

Tuesday Clubs with Make-up dates on 2/18 (no Percy Jackson until 2/25)

Mon, Feb 17 8:34pm

Just a reminder that the following Tuesday Clubs have make-ups on the 18th:   Kahoot Tuesday - 1/7 and 2/11 classes were cancelled, make up on 2/18 and 2/25 Clay Club - 2/11 class cancelled - make up ... [More]

Community Park PTO Newsletter - Issue 15

Mon, Feb 17 8:16pm

Buenos días, Community Park! 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 actu ... [More]

Archery, Magnet Fun and STEM, and Mad Scientist clubs are CANCELLED for Wednesday

Tue, Feb 11 10:58pm

Due to illness of the instructor (or one of their family members). the following 3 clubs have been cancelled for today: Magnet Fun and STEM Archery  Mad Scientists We apologize for the inconvenience.  ... [More]

KAHOOT is cancelled today!!

Tue, Feb 11 10:09am

Hi- Due to illness, Sra. Clemens is out today. Stay well and we apologize for the inconvenience! Students will be dismissed according to their usual dismissal plan. I will send another message about t ... [More]

Community Park PTO Newsletter - Issue 14

Mon, Feb 10 8:04pm

Buenos días, Community Park! 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 actu ... [More]

Reminder -This is the last week for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday Clubs! (Click to see make-up dates). 2/21 is last day for Friday clubs

Sun, Feb 9 7:26pm

Hello!  Just a reminder that Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday clubs end this week.   Friday clubs end on 2/21 as school is closed this Friday.  The clubs with make-up dates can be found below:   Tuesda ... [More]

Community Park PTO Newsletter - Issue 13

Mon, Feb 3 8:30pm

Buenos días Community Park! 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 actua ... [More]

You Are What You Eat Club is Cancelled for tomorrow (Friday)

Thu, Jan 30 4:29pm

You Are What You Eat is cancelled for tomorrow (Friday). The make up class will be March 6. Apologies for the inconvenience - your students will be dismissed according the their usual dismissal plan. Thanks!

Community Park PTO Newsletter - Issue 12

Mon, Jan 27 8:03pm

Buenos días Community Park! 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 actua ... [More]

Club Cancellation Reminder - No Extreme Circuits or You Are What You Eat Today (Friday)

Fri, Jan 24 11:30am

Just a reminder that Extreme Circuits and You Are What You Eat are cancelled for today. Make up dates are as follows:   Extreme Circuits (make-up date 2/28) You Are What You Eat (make-up date 2/28)   ... [More]

Club Cancellations for the Week: Percy Jackson, Slime, Extreme Circuits, You Are What you Eat

Tue, Jan 21 12:02pm

The following clubs are cancelled this week  and emails have been sent out.  Your students will be dismissed according to their usual dismissal plan:   Tuesday:  Percy Jackson vs. Harry Potter (make u ... [More]

Community Park PTO Newsletter - Issue 11

Mon, Jan 20 9:15pm

Buenos días Community Park! 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 actua ... [More]

Community Park PTO Newsletter - Issue 10

Tue, Jan 14 7:10am

¡Buenos días Community Park! 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 actu ... [More]

Community Park PTO Newsletter - Issue 9

Mon, Jan 6 9:22pm

¡Buenos días Community Park! 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 actu ... [More]

Winter Clubs Begin Tomorrow - Except for Kahoot (Sra. Clemens will be out Tuesday)

Mon, Jan 6 10:19am

Winter Clubs begin this week!    A few things to note: Sra. Clemens is unavailable after-school tomorrow so Tuesday Kahoot will NOT meet this week.  There will be a make-up date of February 18th.   Bo ... [More]

Thursday Board Games Club- Just Opened for Enrollment

Sat, Jan 4 5:48pm

Unfortunately the Board Games Club on Tuesday with Sra. Almodovar had to be cancelled unexpectedly, so we have opened a new Board Games Club on Thursdays with Sra. Alban for grades K-2. If anyone is i ... [More]

Thank YOU! And Happy New Year!

Wed, Jan 1 4:21pm

Happy New Year, Community Park School! As we enter 2020, we'd like to thank all of you for your exceptional support this past year.  In addition to our usual fundraising for student enrichment and tea ... [More]

Construction Update: Mount Lucas Road

Tue, Dec 17 8:42am

Mount Lucas Road will be open today but will be closed on Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Weather conditions have forced a cancellation of work today on Mount Lucas Road. Work will resume on Wednesday.

Community Park PTO Newsletter - Issue 8

Mon, Dec 16 10:02am

¡Buenos días Community Park! 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 actu ... [More]

Enrollment for Clubs is still open! Remaining clubs and update on waitlists

Thu, Dec 12 10:20am

Waitlists are quite long and at this point we don't anticipate any more movement off of them.  If you are still interested in a Winter Club, the clubs below still have space. NOTE:  Even if you sign u ... [More]

Photo Retakes/Make Ups

Tue, Dec 10 10:04am

The photos from make ups, re-takes, and any missing photos went home yesterday afternoon. Unfortunately they went out before I could check them against my list. Please let me know ASAP if you have any ... [More]

Waitlists and Remaining Open Clubs

Tue, Dec 10 9:31am

Many of the Winter clubs are full, some instantly, due to the fact that so many signed on at exactly 8pm.  If you haven't yet received an e-mail inviting your student to the club that you are waitlist ... [More]

Community Park PTO Newsletter - Issue 7

Tue, Dec 10 6:42am

¡Buenos días Community Park! 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 actu ... [More]

We just opened the 2nd Kahoot (on Fridays) club for grades 3-5 (since the first one sold out!)

Mon, Dec 9 8:16pm

Kahoot On Fridays just opened (grades 3-5) for enrollments on Homeroom.

CP Library Wish List

Mon, Dec 9 2:59pm

The next time you visit Amazon.com, please consider adding a little something from the CP Library Wish List to your cart. The CP PTO is helping the library to expand its collection of Spanish titles, ... [More]

URGENT UPDATE TO FLYER - Ms. Sampson's Winter Clubs are Cancelled

Mon, Dec 9 1:32pm

Ms. Sampson unfortunately is no longer available to run her clubs for Winter.  This means that Bead Making (K-2) Tuesday, Coloring Club (K-2) Wednesday,  and Bead Making  (3-5) Thursday will not be av ... [More]

After-School Clubs Registration starts today at 8PM on Homeroom, NOT Blue Sombrero!

Mon, Dec 9 10:14am

Just a reminder that After-School Clubs registration begins today, Monday, December 9th at 8pm. (An earlier message had said 3pm which is incorrect, correct time is 8pm)  Enrollment has moved to a new ... [More]

Community Park PTO Newsletter - Issue 6

Thu, Dec 5 1:24pm

¡Buenos días Community Park! 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 actu ... [More]

Volunteers still needed for the following clubs -Receive a free spot in ANY club!

Thu, Dec 5 12:15pm

We are still looking for volunteers for the Winter clubs listed below.  As a volunteer, you will get a free spot for your student in ANY club of their choice and you can enroll before the general regi ... [More]

ACTION NEEDED: Sign up HERE for the New Registration system for After-School Clubs -HOMEROOM (Link included!)

Thu, Dec 5 9:31am

After-School Clubs has moved enrollment to  a new platform,  HOMEROOM, and we are now ready for you to sign up!   Note that you will no longer be able to sign up for After-School Clubs on Blue Sombrer ... [More]

The Winter 2020 Clubs Flyer is here - and a NEW registration system! INFORMACIÓN SOBRE LOS CLUBS EXTRAESCOLARES DEL PTO DE CP INVIERNO DE 2020

Tue, Dec 3 9:55am

Winter Club registration begins soon after the Thanksgiving break (Dec. 9) and we are pleased to present you with the flyer for the Winter Club offerings (attached as PDF below in English and Spanish) ... [More]

REMINDER: Board Games, Fencing, Little Scientists and Running Club have make-ups today

Tue, Nov 26 8:50am

Board Games, Fencing, Little Scientists and Running Club have make-ups today - their final sessions.  All other clubs are finished!   Thanks!

Community Park PTO Newsletter - Issue 5

Mon, Nov 25 11:17am

¡Buenos días Community Park! 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 actu ... [More]

2nd Chance Toys for the Holidays

Wed, Nov 20 1:44pm

School Photo Re-Take Day: Friday, November 22

Wed, Nov 20 7:14am

This Friday will be "Re-Take Photo Day". If your child was absent on the original Photo Day or if you are unhappy with your child's photo, they have an opportunity for retakes this Friday.   Please em ... [More]

URGENT - Board Games Club is CANCELLED TODAY!

Tue, Nov 19 1:30pm

Sra. Almodovar had to go home unexpectedly today so Board Games Club is cancelled.  We apologize for the inconvenience.  Your student will be dismissed according to their usual dismissal plan. If you ... [More]

Community Park PTO Newsletter - Issue 4

Tue, Nov 19 11:27am

¡Buenos días Community Park! 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 actu ... [More]

Reminder - Fencing Club is cancelled tomorrow 11/19

Mon, Nov 18 3:56pm

Just a reminder that Fencing club is cancelled for tomorrow, 11/19. Students will be dismissed according to their regular dismissal plan.  The scheduled make-up is onTuesday, 11/26.  

UPDATED! When do the Fall After-School clubs end? Edited to include Magnets and Stem Make-up on 11/15, and Little Scientists on 11/26

Thu, Nov 14 10:30am

Fall After-School Clubs are coming to an end - please read below to know when your clubs are finished:   Tuesday clubs end on 11/19, with the exception of Running club, Fencing club (11/19 session is ... [More]

Running Club Cancelled for Today 11/12

Tue, Nov 12 9:09am

Due to the inclement weather today, Running Club  will not be meeting this afternoon.  Students will be dismissed after school as usual according to their specified after-care or for pick-up plan.  If ... [More]

Community Park PTO Newsletter - Issue 3

Tue, Nov 12 7:00am

¡Buenos días Community Park! 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 actu ... [More]

Share Your Knowledge and Skills at Community Park’s Library Media Center!

Sun, Nov 10 5:01pm

Share Your Knowledge and Skills at Community Park’s Library Media Center!               The Library Media Center is the heart of CP. In order to make this community stronger, we welcome parents and co ... [More]

Reminder- Please do not park in Fire Lane when picking up from Clubs

Wed, Nov 6 9:06am

Wednesday clubs are meeting today and if you are picking up your student at clubs dismissal by the library, please be sure to park in the parking spaces and not in the fire lane. A minor accident occu ... [More]

Community Park PTO Newsletter - Issue 2

Mon, Nov 4 4:53pm

¡Buenos días Community Park! 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 actu ... [More]

CP Halloween Parade (Back Up Plan)

Wed, Oct 30 1:26pm

If you missed it, here's the back up plan for tomorrow's parade in the event of rain:   Dear CP families, We are hoping that the weather will cooperate and we will have the CP Halloween Parade outdoor ... [More]

No After-School Clubs on Halloween (Thursday 10/31)

Tue, Oct 29 11:21am

Just a reminder that there will be no Thursday after-school clubs on Halloween, 10/31.  Dismissal will be as usual after the Halloween Parade.   Thank you!

Community Park PTO Newsletter - Issue 1

Tue, Oct 29 9:02am

¡Buenos días Community Park! Welcome to the inaugural issue of the CP PTO Newsletter. Please check your Konstella feed for the most recent updates. Bienvenidos a la primera edición del boletín informa ... [More]

SilverGraphics Orders Due!

Mon, Oct 28 8:21pm

Paper forms are due Wednesday, October 30. Online orders are due Wednesday, November 6.  See online order instructions below. If you didn't receive an order form, contact Tina Ivanov at tina.ivanov@icloud.com. 

First Friday Coffee / Cafecito el primer viernes de cada mes

Mon, Oct 28 11:41am

Special Education PTO Events for November & December

Sun, Oct 27 3:08pm

Check out these great events for Special Education families:   Parent Wellness Group - Let's Take Care of Ourselves We all know as parents engaged in a sometimes bumpy and demanding journey that the d ... [More]

CP Halloween Parade! ¡Halloween Desfile! 10/31 - 2pm

Fri, Oct 25 1:51pm

Today is Final Friday! Wear CP or Blue Shirts!

Fri, Oct 25 7:19am

Students are encouraged to wear CP or blue shirts for Final Friday today!  Enjoy the day!  

Reminder: Donate Items for the CP Yard Sale!

Thu, Oct 24 3:15pm

Donated items will be accepted tomorrow -- Friday, Oct. 25 -- as well! Please make plans to come out tomorrow afternoon from 3-5pm to help us sort and price items before the yard sale starts on Saturd ... [More]

Kahoot Club is CANCELLED TOMORROW (Thursday 10/24)

Wed, Oct 23 7:55pm

Kahoot Club will be cancelled tomorrow as Ms. Clemens will be absent.  The make up date will be Thursday November 21.  Your student will be dismissed per their usual dismissal plan after school.   Tha ... [More]

CP PTO Update for October 2019

Mon, Oct 21 10:32pm

Attached is an update of everything happening with CP PTO.  Calendar items for October, November and December are pasted in below as well.  Check it out!  (This information was also passed out at this ... [More]

Thanks for Coming to the Ivy Inn Fundraiser! :)

Mon, Oct 21 4:14pm

Thanks so much to everyone who came out to CP's fall fundraiser at the Ivy Inn! You're awesome! This is a friendly reminder to please pay for any outstanding party sign ups or items that you won at au ... [More]

Update on STEAM and FOCUS presentations from Discussion at CP on 10/18

Fri, Oct 18 4:00pm

Hi all -  This morning, CP parents learned more about the district's new enrichment program FOCUS (Fostering Our Children's Unique Strengths) from Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instructi ... [More]

Bake Sale! / ¡Venta des pasteles! - Oct. 21 & 22

Thu, Oct 17 12:43pm

Sra. Aguilar's Playspace Club is CANCELLED TODAY

Thu, Oct 17 9:57am

Sra. Aguilar is absent today and Playspace will not be meeting this afternoon.  Students will be dismissed after school as usual according to their specified after-care or for pick-up plan.  If you ne ... [More]

Beauty and Dental Container Recycling!

Mon, Oct 14 12:06pm

Recycle your Terracycle waste at CP! We accept both beauty containers and dental containers. Recyclables can be sent with your kids to school to deposit in black box containers just inside the school ... [More]

Tonight's the Night! Early-Bird Tickets Almost Gone....

Fri, Oct 11 9:26am

It's the final, final countdown for CP's fall fundraiser--happening tonight--at the Ivy Inn. Early-bird tickets are available for $25 per person till 11:59 a.m. today, after that it's $35 at the door. ... [More]

EXTRA, EXTRA: CP at the Ivy Inn Auction & Party Board UPDATES!

Thu, Oct 10 8:47pm

Tomorrow's the big night! Please read through these amazing, last-minute additions to our CP at the Ivy Inn Auction and Party Board list. And buy your tickets! Online ticket sales (at $25 per person) ... [More]

TREX Competition is Back! Bring your stretchy plastic to CP to help us win!

Wed, Oct 9 5:50pm

Last year, Community Park saved nearly 2000 pounds of stretchy plastic from going into the landfill coming in 3rd in  elementary schools of the Northeast! Help us WIN this year!!  Bring your plastic i ... [More]

Special Eduction PTO - October Events

Mon, Oct 7 11:51am

Please join parents from around the district for a series of Special Education events. (See list below.) And if you'd like to assist with special education issues at CP, it's never too late to join th ... [More]

AUCTION & PARTY BOARD BOOK: CP at the Ivy Inn

Sat, Oct 5 1:11pm

In case you missed it, the CP at the Ivy Inn Auction and Party Board booklet is here! (See attached.) Browse through the awesome auction items and the parties – (hello, Kickball Classic and CP vs. JP ... [More]

Photo Orders due Monday, 10/7

Fri, Oct 4 12:52pm

Yesterday was picture day at CP! If you would like photos of your student, please submit your order by Monday, Oct. 7. Order form and instructions are attached. This will be your only opportunity to o ... [More]

LOCATION UPDATE: Rally to free Riverside Parent Xiyue Wang - Thursday, 10/3, 5pm

Thu, Oct 3 10:44am

***LOCATION UPDATE: Due to weather, the rally will take place in the Chancellor Green Rotunda (adjacent to the original location, the East Pyne Courtyard).*** Xiyue Wang is a Princeton University grad ... [More]

Save Your McCaffrey's Receipts for CP!

Tue, Oct 1 10:06pm

Remember to save your receipts when you shop at McCaffrey's Food Market in the Princeton Shopping Center. Collect them and send them to school with your child to put in the “McCaffrey’s Box” located i ... [More]

Halloween Costume Swap!/Intercambio de disfraces de Halloween!

Sat, Sep 28 11:09am

Coffee Chat is Postponed for Today - Will be Rescheduled

Fri, Sep 27 7:38am

We are looking forward to rescheduling the coffee chats - today didn't work after all as we originally planned.   Don't forget CP or blue shirts for the kids today!   Happy Fall! 

After-school Clubs Pickup- dismissal is by the Library

Mon, Sep 23 2:32pm

After school club dismissal and pick up will be by the library doors. Thank you!

AFTER-SCHOOL CLUBS START THIS WEEK (except for Crochet Club)

Mon, Sep 23 8:30am

After-school Clubs start this week (with the exception of Crochet Club, which will be in Friday October 4).    Please note that the after school clubs will start at 3pm and end at 4pm with the excepti ... [More]

Fall Basketball League at the Y!

Fri, Sep 20 8:01pm

See attached flyer for more information. 

Share your talents! Join a PTO Committee.

Tue, Sep 17 6:11pm

One of the best ways to see CP in action is by volunteering for a committee. Whatever your passion--food, fashion, books, the environment--we likely have a committee or event for you! Check out the fu ... [More]

CP STEAM Lab Back-to-School Night Presentation

Mon, Sep 16 3:25pm

Dear CP Families,  It was wonderful to see so many of you at Back-to-School Night last Thursday! I know that there were families who were unable to attend, or had to leave partway through, so I am lin ... [More]

After School Clubs! A few openings left!

Mon, Sep 16 11:22am

While many clubs are full, there are still a few clubs that have a spot and we are extending registration until Wednesday. If you have been moved off of a wait list for a club, please pay for that spo ... [More]

Club Volunteers for Tuesday (Fencing- your child will get a spot!) and Friday still needed!

Wed, Sep 11 9:37am

Club volunteers are still needed for the following  Tuesday and Friday clubs.  Clubs cannot run without volunteers so please consider making a difference and helping out if you can!   Tuesday: -Fencin ... [More]

After-School Clubs Enrollment Still Open! ¡El registro de clubes sigue abierto! - A FEW VOLUNTEERS STILL NEEDED

Tue, Sep 10 10:15am

After-School Clubs enrollment is still open until Wednesday 9/11 at 3pm!  Most of the clubs are full at this point, but we still have a few openings left for the following clubs:   Tuesday: Harry Pott ... [More]

After-School Clubs Registration begins TONIGHT at 8PM! ¡El registro de clubes comienza ESTA NOCHE a las 8PM!

Mon, Sep 9 10:24am

(La versión en español de este correo está al final.) Just a reminder that After-School Clubs registration begins tonight at 8 PM Monday, September 9, and is open until  3 PM Wednesday, September 11.  ... [More]

CP at the IVY INN -- What's It All About? / “CP en el IVY ”. ¿De qué se trata?

Sun, Sep 8 7:27pm

(La versión en español de este correo está al final.) Be sure to mark the evening of October 11 on your calendars: it’s our school’s annual fundraiser -- CP at the Ivy Inn! Our goal is to raise at lea ... [More]

(EDITED Flyer with corrected Fencing info) After-School Clubs - FLYERS ARE HERE! ¡Los Clubs Extraescolares - Se adjunta folleto!

Fri, Sep 6 4:03pm

 WELCOME  TO CP CLUBS!  ¡BIENVENIDOS A LOS CLUBS DEL PTO DE CP!  (La versión en español de este correo está al final.)   We  hope everyone is off to a good start!  Please find attached the PDF for the ... [More]

Welcome to and Welcome Back to CP!

Wed, Sep 4 12:59pm

Dear Community Park Family: Welcome to the Community Park Parent Teacher Organization (CP PTO)! As a parent or caregiver of a CP student, you’re automatically a member—there are no dues. As you may kn ... [More]

¡Bienvenidos a la Organización de padres, madres, tutores y maestros de CP!

Wed, Sep 4 12:03pm

Princeton,3 de septiembre de 2019    Estimada familia de Community Park (CP):   ¡Bienvenidos a la Organización de padres, madres, tutores y maestros de CP! Al ser padre o tutor de un estudiante de CP, ... [More]

Become a Club Volunteer now, and get 1 free club plus early registration before the rest of the school!

Sat, Aug 31 8:53pm

As you may know, the success of the After-School Clubs program is very much dependent on parent/caregiver volunteers to get involved, and we are currently looking for volunteers for the Fall.  Please ... [More]

After-School Club Flyers--Available on September 5th!

Sat, Aug 31 8:47am

The start of school is fast approaching - and so is registration for After School Clubs!  On Thursday, September 5th be on the look out for the After-School Clubs flyer which will provide an overview ... [More]

PLEASE HELP! Staff Appreciation Lunch is TOMORROW, 9/29, and we need more food/servers...

Wed, Aug 28 3:12pm

Please consider dropping off a salad or dessert tomorrow morning at CP--or helping to serve and clean up. See Brona Kane's sign up sheet here for more details:  https://www.konstella.com/app/school/57 ... [More]