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PTA News and Announcements

CES ANNOUNCEMENTS:


UPCOMING KEY DATES:

Now- June 9th

SchoolKidz - Order School Supplies

May 22nd-May 31st

Pet Supply Drive

Friday, May 26th

Field Day - Rain Date:6/2

Monday, May 29th

Memorial Day- No School

Thursday, May 18thRise & Read

Wednesday, May 31st

General PTA Meeting

Thursday, June 1st

5th Grade Orchestra/Band Concert

Wednesday, June 7th

4th Grade Orchestra/Chorus Concert



JOIN THE PTA TODAY!


Want to Support CES & Your Children? Get Involved!

The 2017-2018 PTA slate is almost complete, but a few volunteer opportunities are still available, and we’d love for you to join us. We have openings on committees for Bingo, Book Fair, School Picture Day, Spooktacular Halloween Party, Showcase, Staff Recognition, Soundtigers, and Community Outreach. Interested? Have questions? Want to hear more? Please contact the CES PTA Nominating Committee at cespta.nomcom@gmail.com.


SCHOOL KIDZ ORDER SUPPLIES

Now - June 9th
To order your children's 2017-2018 school supply kit online, please follow these simple instructions:
1) Go to www.shopttkits.com
2) Enter account number - 19682 for CES
3) Be sure to pick the grade your child(ren) will be entering NEXT year

This is not mandatory - just a convenience offered through the district.


PET SUPPLY DRIVE

May 22nd-31st
Help us collect items for local shelter and foster animals! Look for flyer coming home soon to see what's needed, and send items to school with your child, or drop off in the collection bin by the office. Items will be donated to a local animal shelter. Sponsored by our PTA Community Outreach Committee.


FIELD DAY 2017! Get Ready to Have Some Fun!
Friday, May 26th. Rain Date June 2.
A school favorite, Field Day is full of fun outdoor activities and events. CES students rotate through stations like the Sponge Relay, the Chopstick Chicken Relay, an Obstacle Course, the always popular, Water Slide, and so much more! It's one of the most sought after volunteer opportunities all year and spots fill VERY QUICKLY! Look for the SUG email coming May 15th - more info to come!


GENERAL PTA MEETING
Wednesday, May 31st, 9:30 am in the CES Library
Overview of the Math Curriculum, including the 4th to 5th Grade Transition to Leveled Math.
All parents are invited to the final meeting of the year. Principal Janna Sirowich Kim and Allison Moran, the District Literacy and Math Resource Teacher, will present an overview of the CES Mathematics Program. In addition, they will discuss the transition from 4th to 5th grade math, including the placement process into the two levels of math classes. There will also be a vote on the 2016/2017 CES PTA Full Board.



AND DON'T FORGET-

Community Events:

Next Sip-n-Chat: June 11th, 9:30-10:30am @ Panera Bread (1860 Post Rd East) Meet, exchange ideas and ask questions… open to all parents of students receiving Special Education services in Westport schools.

Local Summer Programs

The special education PTA has put together a list of local summer programs.

Staples Players presents Peter and the Starcatcher. Performances are May 25, 26 & 27 at 7:30 PM and May 27 & 28 at 3:00 PM. All performances are in the Staples High School Black Box Theatre, 70 North Avenue, Westport. Tickets are available online at staplesplayers.com. Tickets will also be sold at the door 30 minutes before showtime, subject to availability. Due to limited seating in the Black Box, advance online purchases are encouraged. For accessible seating, please contact us at sptickets@gmail.com.

Girl Scout and Boy Scout Sign up Night - Thursday, June 8 from 7-8:30pm at Christ & Holy Trinity Church, Westport.

Girl Scout presentation @ 7:00 pm

Cub Scout presentation @ 7:30 pm

Boy Scout presentation @ 8:00 pm

Calling All Artists!

The Westport Schools Calendar is seeking submissions for inclusion in the 2017-18 calendar. Selected artists will receive a free calendar! Click here for more information.

Support WSPAC: Friends of Westport Public Art Collections, a 501(c)(3) presents "Second Story Moonlight" - A charitable evening of food, drink, art exhibition, and silent art auction at Rive Bistro from 7pm-10pm. Proceeds benefit the Westport Public Art Collections, including the Westport Schools Permanent Art Collection. To buy tickets, click here: www.westportarts.org/moonlight

Volunteer with Westport Public Art Collections!

CARTS 3rd Annual Summer Science Workshop
CARTS 3rd annual summer science workshop and science fair 2017 in collaboration with University of Connecticut (UCONN) and supported by American Association for Cell Biology (ASCB). CaresBio Laboratory is a biotechnology company and located in Shelton, CT. CARTS is a community-based, collaborative effort between universities and CaresBio Laboratory to inspire and mentor students in science education. This is an interactive and hands-on activity based workshop. The student will have the opportunity to work in a scientific laboratory standard environment and high school programs are designed in internship format.

Click here for flyer that includes the details about the program. This is a statewide program and will provide the platform to the students to interact and collaborate with their peers from different school districts. Science fair is free and workshop has no course fee but comes with a minimal registration fee.

NEWS FROM YOUR BOARD OF EDUCATION
JOIN THE CONVERSATION!

The Board of Education is meeting twice a month. Hear what the new Superintendent is talking about.

Get informed: attend a meeting or watch it on channel 78 or streamed from the website. Meeting agendas here

Get involved: public feedback is welcomed by each of the Boards.

Email the entire BOE or individual members here.
Email Board of Finance or the RTM

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