The Great Kindness Challenge - January 25-29

Thu, Jan 21 9:39am

The Great Kindness Challenge Dear Parents/Guardians, This year our school joins millions of students across the country by participating in The Great Kindness Challenge in an effort to empower our stu ... [More]

Community Park PTO Newsletter - Issue 9

Tue, Jan 19 11:18am

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 Ko ... [More]

Before/After School Library!

Mon, Jan 18 10:27am

Note- The pictures are examples of books we will read. Students & librarian choose!   Wednesday 1/20 at 8:00 a.m.- Black Lagoon books! Wednesday 1/20 at 3:00 p.m.- Dragons Love Tacos   Friday 1/22 at ... [More]

After-School Clubs Registration Still Going!

Thu, Jan 14 10:33am

Hello CP Families:   Enrollment for After-school Clubs is still open!  The following clubs have spots:   MONDAY: Lip-Sync Battle!  (Gr. 1-5) $95 In this club students will get to choose a song that th ... [More]

After-School Clubs Registration Begins Today at 8PM!

Mon, Jan 11 9:35am

Hello CP Families:   Just a reminder that registration for After-School Clubs begins today at 8PM!    We will  be opening some of the clubs to Riverside and Johnson Park this session. Spaces are limit ... [More]

Before/After School Library!

Sun, Jan 10 3:52pm

Ryan Higgins books!   Wednesday 1/13 at 8:00 a.m.     David Shannon Books!   Wednesday 1/13 at 3:00 p.m.   Fairy Tale Friday!   Friday 1/15 at 8:00 a.m.   https://princetonk12.zoom.us/j/83098703530?pw ... [More]

After- School Winter Clubs Flyer is Here!

Tue, Jan 5 5:19pm

Welcome to the Winter session of After School Clubs!   Fall was a successful trial for online clubs and we are pleased to offer the following Winter clubs  with a few more new offerings added to the l ... [More]

Community Park PTO Newsletter - Issue 8

Tue, Jan 5 10:41am

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 Ko ... [More]

Before/After School Library

Mon, Jan 4 9:29am

Wednesday 1/6- Books and Games 8:00 a.m. Stories by Jon Klassen and Mac Barnett! 3:00 p.m.  Stories by Drew Daywalt!   Friday 1/8- Books and Games   8:00 a.m. Stories by David Biedrzycki! Zoom link fo ... [More]

Library week, Books, Thank you!

Sun, Dec 20 10:42am

Thank you to all CP families and PTO for the wonderful holiday gift! It was so very generous and much appreciated! I hope you all have a happy and healthy holiday :)   Before/After School Library this ... [More]

Thank You! And Happy Holidays!

Fri, Dec 18 2:40pm

Thank you to everyone who contributed toward holiday gifts for our CP staff this year. Your incredible generosity allowed the PTO to provide gifts to more than 60 staff, as well as host a grab-n-go ho ... [More]

Library now, not 3!

Wed, Dec 16 8:01am

We will have before school library now, at 8 a.m., but not at 3:00 p.m. today!   8:00 a.m. Breakfast & Books   Join Zoom Meeting https://princetonk12.zoom.us/j/83098703530?pwd=dEtGTGpPM0tOVFVSYm1adEJl ... [More]

McCaffrey’s Receipt

Tue, Dec 15 4:26pm

Dear CP Community, Please continue to bring your McCaffrey’s receipts to school and place them in the box in front of the office. Receipts dating back to 3 months are valid to be submitted for our fun ... [More]

Community Park PTO Newsletter - Issue 7

Tue, Dec 15 12:24pm

  CALENDAR Cohort B In-Person Learning Day - Wednesday, December 16, 8:30 a.m.-Noon Nomad Pizza Night! Fundraiser - Thursday, December 17, 5-9 p.m. All Remote Learning - Monday, December 21-Wednesday, ... [More]

Library Books!

Mon, Dec 14 12:25pm

Students can check out up to 5 books now! Students can pick up books next week as well!   Hybrid students will receive their books in their classroom. Remote students/parents will be notified that the ... [More]

Before/After school library this week!

Sun, Dec 13 1:12pm

Wednesday 12/16- 8:00 a.m. Breakfast & Books 3:00 p.m.  Goofy MadLibs & Books (Star Wars or Diary of A Wimpy Kid MadLibs too)   Friday 12/18- 8:00 a.m. Fairy Tale Friday! Book trivia!   Join Zoom Meet ... [More]

Call for Winter Club Ideas!

Tue, Dec 8 12:31pm

Hello CP Families!   For those of you interested in the virtual club offerings, we are looking for ideas for the upcoming Winter Clubs which are set to start at the end of January.   If any of you hav ... [More]

Before & After School Library this week!

Mon, Dec 7 11:12am

Wed. 12/9- Breakfast & Books at 8! Kahoot and/or Blooket games at 3! Friday 12/11- Madlibs at 8!    https://princetonk12.zoom.us/j/83098703530?pwd=dEtGTGpPM0tOVFVSYm1adEJla1hTZz09 (Links to an externa ... [More]

Community Park PTO Newsletter - Issue 6

Tue, Dec 1 9:30am

  CALENDAR PPS All Remote Learning Week - Monday, November 30-Friday, December 4 Staff Development (All Remote Learning Day) - Monday, December 7 Cohort A In-Person Learning Day - Wednesday, December ... [More]

Reminder- before/after School library!

Mon, Nov 30 11:25am

Breakfast and Books Wednesday at 8:00 a.m.!  Books & Games (Charades) Wednesday at 3:00 p.m.! Books & Games (Pictionary) Friday at 8:00 a.m.!   Bevan Jones is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. ... [More]

Reminder Breakfast & Books now!

Wed, Nov 25 8:01am

Bevan Jones is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.   Topic: Before/After School Library! Time: This is a recurring meeting Meet anytime   Join Zoom Meeting https://princetonk12.zoom.us/j/8309870 ... [More]

REMINDER - No Clubs on Thursday and Friday

Mon, Nov 23 4:49pm

Hello CP Families-   Just a reminder that Tuesday and Wednesday clubs will be held this week, but there will be no Thursday and Friday clubs due to the Thanksgiving holiday.       Thanks and have a sa ... [More]

Before/After School Library!

Sun, Nov 22 5:01pm

Join Mrs. Jones for books & Games & office hours Tuesday-Friday!   Tuesday’s & Thursday’s I will have office hours for students, staff, and parents to ask Mrs. Jones questions about all things Library ... [More]

Covid-19 Child Care Tuition Assistance / Asistencia de Matrícula de Edad Escolar para las Familias que Trabajan

Fri, Nov 20 8:49am

Community Park PTO Newsletter - Issue 5

Tue, Nov 17 11:10am

  CALENDAR Winter Clothing Drive Sorting Event - Friday, November 20 Winter Clothing Drive Distribution - Saturday, November 21 Cohort A In-Person Learning Day - Monday, November 23 Cohort B In-Person ... [More]

Recording of Dr. Edmond's talk 'Mindful of Race'

Mon, Nov 16 10:54pm

Dear CP Families,    Dr. Edmond delivered a fantastic and thought provoking talk tonight. You can find the recording here.   There are a number of anti-racism resources on her website. Also check out ... [More]

Tune in now! Dr. Nathalie Edmonds on Mindful of Race

Mon, Nov 16 7:42pm

DATE:  MON NOV 16, 730 - 830 PM TOPIC:  Mindful of Race  SPEAKER:  Dr. Nathalie Edmonds    We are living in a time that is inviting us to move away from colorblindness or neutrality about racism to be ... [More]

Thanksgiving Food Drive - November 16-20

Wed, Nov 11 2:05pm

CP is collecting food for Princeton Mobile Food Pantry.  Food may be dropped off at CP's main entrance from Monday, November 16 to Friday, November 20. PMF Pantry has been delivering food to Princeton ... [More]

After-School Clubs - now including Riverside and Littlebrook Elementary

Wed, Nov 11 9:20am

Hello CP Families:   After-School Clubs kick off this week and next week and due to lower enrollment than usual we opened up our clubs for the first time to Riverside and Littlebrook Elementary School ... [More]

School Pictures Nov. 10 and 12!

Wed, Nov 4 5:11pm

School pictures will take place on Nov. 10 for Cohorts A (9am-12pm) and C (12:45-2pm, sign up for a time here) Nov. 12 for Cohort B Please note that at the present time the school pictures will take p ... [More]

Community Park PTO Newsletter - Issue 4

Tue, Nov 3 7:37am

  CALENDAR Election Day (ALL REMOTE) - November 3 Cohort B In-Person Learning Day - November 4 NJEA Teachers Conference (SCHOOLS CLOSED) - November 5 & 6 Clubs Registration Ends - November 6, 8 p.m.  ... [More]

Lunch Bunch Groups

Tue, Nov 3 6:56am

Dear Parent/Guardian, We are excited to announce as part of our social emotional initiative for this year, virtual lunch bunch groups for all students at Community Park. The lunch bunch groups at Comm ... [More]

REMINDER: After-School Clubs Registration begins tonight at 8pm

Mon, Nov 2 2:55pm

Hello CP Families:   Just a reminder that the After School Clubs registration begins tonight at 8pm at this link:   https://www.homeroom.com/sites/community-park-elementary-school-princeton    If for ... [More]

Clubs Scholarships Available (Also corrected version of Flyer)

Fri, Oct 30 1:16pm

Hello again-     Just wanted to point out that we do have scholarships available for students based on financial need.   To request a scholarship, please email the CP Parker Bear Fund at scholarships@ ... [More]

REMINDER: After-School Clubs Registration Begins Monday 11/2 at 8pm! (And Updated Flyer)

Fri, Oct 30 1:09pm

Hello CP Families:   Just a reminder that the registration for After-School Clubs Fall Session begins on Monday November 2nd at 8pm.  Registration will take place at:    https://www.homeroom.com/sites ... [More]

Introducing the After-School Clubs Program for Fall 2020 - Flyer attached

Thu, Oct 29 11:00pm

Hello CP Families: “Make it remote, but make it fun.”  That was the goal for our After-School Clubs program as we navigate this strange time, waiting for a return to safe, in-person activities.  And a ... [More]

Check out books at CP Library!

Mon, Oct 26 1:18pm

Just a reminder...students can start checking out library books! Prek-1st grade families will place holds for their child. 2nd-5th graders learned how to place holds independently during library class ... [More]

Princeton Public Library Info..

Mon, Oct 26 8:35am

Passing some helpful information along to you!   Brainfuse – Homework Help & FAFSA Application Assistance   PPL cardholders can take advantage of Brainfuse for live assistance for the Free Application ... [More]

Tune in now! Parenting during the pandemic!

Thu, Oct 22 6:24pm

Please join us for a webinar with Princeton child psychologist Dr. Eileen Kennedy Moore on Thursday, October 22 at 6:30 p.m. This event is part of a series on social and emotional learning jointly spo ... [More]

Spirit "Week of Respect" - October 26-30

Tue, Oct 20 1:02pm

Dear Parents/Guardians, This year we will be celebrating our school-wide Week of Respect October 26th-30th. This year we continue to emphasize the importance of being an Upstander with a school-wide U ... [More]

Community Park PTO Newsletter - Issue 3

Tue, Oct 20 12:05pm

  CALENDAR Webinar: Parenting in the Pandemic - October 22 at 6:30 p.m. Spirit Week (see details) - October 26-30 Virtual Halloween Celebration - October, 28 Special Ed PTO "Coffee Talk" - October 31, ... [More]

After-School Clubs are coming - Calling all instructors and club ideas!

Mon, Oct 19 12:25pm

Hello CP Families:   We are pleased to announce that After-School Clubs will be starting the week of November 9th!  Due to the current situation, the club offerings will be remote-only and will have v ... [More]

Scholastic Books

Wed, Oct 14 9:04am

You can still order books through scholastic and have them shipped to your house or school!    If your child's teacher does not have a scholastic code use CP Library's code- mcjk2    https://clubs.sch ... [More]

Morning chat with Principal Gruchacz

Mon, Oct 12 2:36pm

Dear Parents, Still have questions for Dineen after the Q&A? Are you new to CP and would like to meet Ms. Gruchacz?  Want to simply say hi? This is the perfect chance for an informal chat.  Hope you w ... [More]

Princeton Public Library tips & info!

Fri, Oct 9 11:14am

Library hours: The Princeton Public Library is open for express services in the Community Room Monday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and now with afternoon hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4-7 p ... [More]

Recording of Oct. 8 Q&A with Ms Gruchacz

Thu, Oct 8 1:12pm

Dear all, Today, Principal Gruchacz presented information about the hybrid learning model for grades 2-5, which begins Monday, Oct. 12th (Cohort A), and Thursday, October 15th (Cohort B). If you were ... [More]

Hybrid Learning Q&A for 2nd-5th Grades - Oct. 8 at 9am - Zoom details added!

Wed, Oct 7 1:40pm

Dear CP Families, We will be holding a Q&A with Principal Dineen Gruchacz on Hybrid Learning for 2nd-5th Grades this Thursday, October 8, from 9-10 a.m.  As always, we will record the session for thos ... [More]

Community Park PTO Newsletter - Issue 2

Tue, Oct 6 11:51am

CALENDAR K-1st Hybrid Learning Starts - Thursday, October 8 (COHORT B) Hybrid Learning Q&A for 2nd-5th Grades - Thursday, October 8, 9 a.m. 2nd-5th Hybrid Learning Starts - Monday, October 12 (COHORT ... [More]

library zoom link

Tue, Oct 6 8:53am

Just in case I am posting my library zoom link for all grades!   Join Zoom Meeting https://princetonk12.zoom.us/j/87445363652?pwd=WlgzU2Y4RGlNalQxMExRSjRBaGd4UT09 Meeting ID: 874 4536 3652 Passcode: read  

How to Find Your Child's Learning Cohort

Mon, Oct 5 1:52pm

REPRINTED FROM PPS MESSENGER:   Dear CP families, The hybrid cohorts are posted on the Parent Portal.  There are three cohorts: Cohort A:  Attends in person Mondays and Tuesdays, 8:30 am - 12:30 pm Co ... [More]

Recording of Sept. 30 Hybrid Learning Q&A with Principal Gruchacz (for K-1st Grades)

Thu, Oct 1 11:40am

Dear CP Families,    Yesterday, Principal Gruchacz presented information about the hybrid learning model for Pre-K, Kindergarten and 1st graders, which begins Monday, Oct. 5 (Cohort A), and Thursday, ... [More]

Spanish & English Story Time at the Princeton Public Library!

Tue, Sep 29 8:14pm

The Princeton Public Library has story time in Spanish! Check out their recordings- https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLrOaanw4IwpiUa6NezGzjWx_R3pb_2Vw7  La hora de cuentos ¡Acompañanos en nuestr ... [More]

Get your Princeton Public Library Card!

Thu, Sep 24 6:28pm

Click here to apply for a Princeton Public library card-https://princetonlibrary.org/about-us/cards/library-cards/   All students can get a free library card and use the free digital resources availab ... [More]

Community Park PTO Newsletter - Issue 1 - Welcome (Back)!

Tue, Sep 22 4:27pm

CALENDAR Special Ed PTO Coffee Talk - Saturday, September 26, 9 a.m. Yom Kippur (SCHOOLS CLOSED) - Monday, September 28 Hybrid Learning Q&A (K-1st) w/Principal Gruchacz - Wednesday, September 30, 9 a. ... [More]

RAIN PLAN for 2nd & 3rd Grade Meet & Greets

Thu, Sep 10 11:08am

More rain is forecast for this afternoon.  Please note the location of your student's teacher for the 2nd and 3rd Grade Meet & Greets: 2nd Grade, 1-2pm Fallas and Blejwas: under the library awning   3 ... [More]

RAIN PLAN for 9/9 Meet & Greets for K & 1st Grades

Thu, Sep 10 8:37am

Good morning, Due to the rain this morning, please note the new location of your child's teacher for the Kindergarten and 1st Grade Meet & Greets this morning. The plan for 2nd and 3rd Grade Meet & Gr ... [More]

Welcome to the CP PTO!

Wed, Sep 9 8:09am

Dear Community Park Families: Welcome to the Community Park Parent Teacher Organization (CP PTO)! As a parent or caregiver of a CP student, you’re automatically a member. We can only guess what challe ... [More]

Princeton Public Library Book Fest!

Mon, Sep 7 11:15am

PRINCETON PUBLIC LIBRARY PRESENTS BOOK JAM SEPT. 12 Things may be different this year, but young readers can still interact with favorite authors and illustrators when Princeton Public Library present ... [More]