Cumberland Road Elementary School - March 25, 2016

Cumberland Road Elementary
13535 Cumberland Road
Fishers, In. 46038
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April 1st - April 8th No School

Calendar of Events

Monday, March 28

- STEM Scouts 6:30-8:00pm

Tuesday, March 29

- Music Ensemble practice 8:00-8:45am

- Track Practice 3:45-5:00pm

- Watch Me Sculpt 3:50-4:50pm (reschedule for Friday, 4/1 class)

Thursday, March 31

- Watch Me Sculpt 3:50-4:50pm (class 1)


Friday, April 1


Monday, April 4


Tuesday, April 5


Wednesday, April 6


Thursday, April 7


Friday, April 8


What's for Lunch

Monday, March 28 Cheeseburger on Pretzel Bun

Tuesday, March 29 Cheese Omelet with Bacon

Wednesday, March 30 Chicken & Noodles

Thursday, March 31 Cheese and Pepperoni Pizza Bites




Wednesday, April 6 NO SCHOOL - SPRING BREAK

Thursday, April 7 NO SCHOOL - SPRING BREAK


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Kindergarten Roundup/On-line Registration

Please join us for Kindergarten Roundup on Thursday, April 14 from 5-7pm. Please bring your new Kindergarten student to CRES to tour the building, meet the Kindergarten teachers and take a quick bus ride. Your child must be 5 years old by September 1st to enroll in Kindergarten. On-line registration is available now for new HSE students at If you currently have a student at an HSE school, you can register your new Kindergartner through Skyward Family Access. The link for online registration can be found at the top left column after login. Current students do not need to re-enroll. Please share this information with family and friends in the area that would like to enroll for the 2016-2017 school year.

Spring Pictures

Spring Pictures are scheduled for Tuesday, March 29th. Your child will only have their picture taken if you order on-line or bring in the form on Picture Day. If you would like to order Spring Pictures on-line please go to and enter either code 06531F or 06324N depending on which pose you would like.

Please let the school office know if you need another order form.

CRES Fun Friday

CRES Fun Friday - Spots are filling up fast!

On Friday, April 15th all students at Cumberland Road Elementary will have the opportunity to participate in the CRES Fun Friday which will take place right after school from 3:40-5:30pm. There will be something for everyone to enjoy! Not only will students have an opportunity to dance to music from a live DJ or watch a movie while eating pizza in the cafeteria, but there will also be fun activities and free time on the playground and in the open gym. We are limited to the first 200 reservations.

This is a fundraiser sponsored by the 4th grade teachers at Cumberland Road. The money raised will be used to offset the costs related to the 4th graders' Southern Indiana field trip in May.

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Thank You

We would like to say a big THANK YOU to all those that contributed to their students' classroom CRES Fest baskets. The donations look amazing and the baskets will surely be a hit at CRES Fest! We can’t wait to see everyone at CRES Fest on Friday, April 22nd.

Your Help is Needed…

CRES Fest is less than a month away and we need your help! This family-friendly CRES event would not be possible without a host of 100+ great volunteers. Please consider giving of your time to work a shift and support our CRES community. We are using VolunteerSpot (the leading online Sign-up and reminder tool) to organize our upcoming sign-ups.

Here's how it works in 3 easy steps:

1) Click this link to see our Sign-up on VolunteerSpot:
2) Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.
3) Sign up! It's Easy - you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on VolunteerSpot.

Note: VolunteerSpot does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact and we can sign you up manually.

Open Forum Meeting

Mark your calendars… Our next PTO Open Forum meeting is Tuesday, April 12th at 7:00 in the Art Room. We have many important agenda items – CRES Fest updates, PTO Executive Board elections, and much more. We hope you’ll be able to attend! Childcare will be provided by the YMCA.

Read-a-Thon Results

I want to send a HUGE THANK YOU to all students who participated in our read-a-thon! I also want to send a HUGE THANK YOU to all of their families and friends who sponsored them and donated money to our school library. All students will benefit from the funds collected!

We had about 116 students participate in the read-a-thon. They raised a grand total of $5,107.82!

The following students were awarded a book of their choice and choice of: a paper airplane kit, origami kit, or Play-doh for reading the most minutes in their grade level…

K: Cole M. and Ryan D.

1st: Beau J. and Parteet K.

2nd: Reva P. and Braedon K.

3rd: Spencer H. and Rebecca G./Nick W. (2-way tie)

4th: Drew W. and Marie B.

The following 14 students were awarded “grand prizes” for raising the most money. (There was a 5-way tie for 10th place.)

Braedon K.

Samantha S.

Jameson E.

Jackson P.

Reese H.

Kate L.

Evan B.

Ryann L.

Audrey W.

Parker M., Cole M., Morgan W., Zach M., Gus L.

Thanks to Culver's for donating free ice cream scoop coupons to all students who participated!

Great job, Roadrunner Readers!!!!


If so, please come join your new PTO at Sand Creek Intermediate! The SCI PTO has many wonderful people, committees, and opportunities for you to participate in throughout the year. The SCI PTO supports our school in so many ways too!

For the 2016-2017 school year there will be two board positions open: Co-Vice President and Treasurer. If you are interested in getting involved with the SCI PTO or would like more information, please contact Anna Douthit at

Lost and Found

If your student is missing their personal items, please have him/her take a look in our Lost and Found near the gym doors. Our Student Council will be laying our Lost and Found items in the hallway for students to look for their missing belongings before we take them to Goodwill. They will be placed there for 3 days and then donated. Please see the following dates when student items will be placed in the hallway:

April 21

May 12

Geist Half Marathon School Program

If you are interested in promoting health and wellness while supporting HSE schools, please consider joining the Cumberland Road Team for the Geist Half Marathon School Program on Saturday, May 21st. You may choose to run or walk the 5k, 10k, or Half Marathon. Our goal is to get as many teachers, families, parents, and students as possible involved. When signing up, don’t forget to enter the promotional code: “SchoolProgram”. On the registration page, please indicate that you are running with Cumberland Road Elementary. Please see flier attached to this email for additional details. Thank you for your support!!

K-4 iPad Fall of 2016

Beginning in the fall of 2016, each student in grades K-4 will use an iPad during their day at school. Families may provide their own iPad or rent an iPad from HSE Schools. More communication about the elementary 1:1 program will be forthcoming; in the meantime, please visit the HSE School Corporation website to find more information about HSE21 and HSE’s 1:1 program.

For families who choose to provide their own iPad, device requirements are as follows:

Model: (Full-sized) iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad 4 (iPad Retina), iPad Air, or iPad Air 2

Memory Size: 16 GB or greater

Internet: Firewalls and filters will enable secure use of Wi-Fi at school. Therefore, no additional

purchase of data plans/cellular/3G/LTE connection is needed."

Follow CRES on Facebook

Please follow CRES on Facebook by clicking on the following link:

You can also follow CRES on Facebook by going to the Cumberland Road Website and click on the Hot Topics scrolling menu at the top of the page.

That will take you straight to our Facebook page.

Permitted use of school newsletters as required by the Equal Access Act is not an endorsement of this group or this group’s beliefs by Hamilton Southeastern Schools or the Board of School Trustees.

Roadrunner Attachments

The following flyers are attached to this e-mail:

Voter Strategy Flyer

3D Printing Camp at Fishers High School.

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Create a Pottery Masterpiece with Fishers Parks & Recreation

Celebrate spring by creating a pottery piece to display for years to come! Parents, register your little one ages 2 through 10 for an afternoon of clay creations, painting and quality time together. Baby Bird Pottery takes place on Saturday, April 16 from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Roy G. Holland Memorial Park building. No prior experience is needed as children create a bird’s nest and eggs!

Baby Bird Pottery costs $15 for residents and $23 for nonresidents, and all supplies are provided for this program. Parents, this program requires a little extra help and your participation is required. Finished piece will be available for pick up seven days after the program concludes.

Saturday programs fill quickly, head online to secure a spot before this program fills!
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Fishers Parks & Recreation Invites Community to Flock the NPD

You know what the lawn flamingo means, we’re having a party! Join Fishers Parks & Recreation to celebrate Arbor Day in a meaningful way. Residents of all ages are encouraged to decorate a flamingo for a chance to win. Flamingos are available to purchase for $3 at the Fishers Parks & Recreation office and are due back, decorated to the amphitheater between 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. on Friday, April 29. The community is invited to the amphitheater starting at 7 p.m. that evening to vote on the best in the following categories:

  • People’s Choice
  • Best Youth (up to age 10)
  • Best Teen (ages 11-17)
  • Best Adult (ages 18+), and
  • Best Arbor Day Theme
Winners will receive a $50 prize pack complete with items from DICK’S SPORTING GOODS and Fishers Parks & Recreation. There are a few rules, so parents, we encourage you to visit to avoid disqualification. Share photos of your flamingo using hashtag #FishersArborDay for a chance to be featured, and be sure to pack a blanket and stick around for a free movie at the amphitheater that night. Movie details can be found at

Fishers YMCA Teen Programs


(Ages 11-13)

This nationally-recognized instructional program is medically accurate, hands-on, and teaches boys and girls how to handle emergencies such as injury management and choking rescue while caring for children. Learn the basics of childcare through games, activities and role play. Course includes infant CPR as well as a kit with a manual, bag, etc. Please bring a sack lunch!

· Pricing:

o Members: $49

o Non-Members: $71

· Dates:

o March 26th

o April 9th

o April 23rd

o May 14th

o May 28th

· Location:

o Fishers YMCA (

· Time:

o 9:00am-4:00pm




12690 Promise Road

Fishers, IN 46038

(317) 845-5582

Spring 2016 Registration Update - Baseball, softball, soccer, boys and girls lacrosse have limited openings. Once divisions have reached capacity, a waitlist will be started. Rugby registrations will be accepted with a $10 late fee until March 31. Track and field and boys volleyball registrations are still being accepted with a $10 late fee. Contact the S.P.O.R.T.S. office for more information or visit our website,

Fishers-HSE BaseballOpening Day for Fishers-HSE Youth Baseball is April 23. Bring out your family and enjoy a full day of fun including entertainment by My Yellow Rickshaw , Pitch-Hit & Run Competition, Food Vendors, Local Mascot appearances, Family Games and Activities, Fireworks show, and of course a FULL day of Baseball! Event runs 12-4 p.m. with fireworks at 9:30pm.

S.P.O.R.T.S. Boy’s Volleyball is still taking registrations for boys in 4th – 8th grade! Practices/games will take place on Sunday afternoons for six weeks starting April 17. Click here for more information.

Southeastern Rugby

Practice is in full swing for the 5/6 and 7/8 teams, but it's still not too late to join. Late registration ends 3/31. The Flag team starts practice on 3/22, and the online spirit wear store is open until 3/22. Season starts 4/17! Go to for all the details.

S.P.O.R.T.S. Girl’s Volleyball is seeking board and committee members. There are a variety of open positions with varying time commitments. The season is ten weeks, mid-August to mid-October and ends before fall break. If you are interested or have any questions, please contact Janet Berg at

High School Boys Volleyball Youth Night – Fishers High School Boys Volleyball is hosting the Mudsock Match against Hamilton Southeastern on April 21. All youth will be admitted free and boys in the S.P.O.R.T.S. volleyball league are encouraged to wear their team t-shirts. The JV game begins at 6:00 p.m. with the Varsity beginning at approximately 7:15 p.m. There will be a youth serving contest between games with prizes! Click here for more information.