Cumberland Road Elementary School - February 20, 2015

Cumberland Road Elementary
13535 Cumberland Road
Fishers, In. 46038

Calendar of Events

Wednesday February 25

- 8:00 am Spanish

Friday February 27

- 3:45-6:00 pm Engineering for Kids

Tuesday March 03

-7:00-7:30 pm PTO Open Forum - Art Room

Wednesday March 04

- 8:00 am Spanish

Friday March 06

Spirit Day - Retro Wear Day

Celebrate the Sock Hop by wearing 50's-80's clothes

- 6:00-8:00 pm CRES Sock Hop

Upcoming Dates and Events to Remember:

March 13 - 3rd Grading Period Ends

April 3-10 Spring Break

April 16 - Kindergarten Round-up 5:00-7:00pm

May 29 Last day of school due to Snow Make-up Day

Roadrunner Cafe Hot Lunch Menu/Rotation Day

Monday 2/23 Corn Dog
Tuesday 2/24 Pancakes or Waffles with Sausage Patty
Wednesday 2/25 Pasta Bake
Thursday 2/26 Chicken Nuggets with Soft Pretzel
Friday 2/27 Cheese Pizza

Monday 3/02 Taco Triangles

Tuesday 3/03 Cheese Omelet with Bacon

Wednesday 3/04 Chicken & Noodles with Dinner Roll

Thursday 3/05 Cheeseburger on Pretzel Bun

Friday 3/06 Fish Shapes with Macaroni and Cheese

Reminder: Please write your student's full name, teacher's name, and Student ID number on their lunch money envelope.

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Students should have brought a yearbook order form home on Tuesday, February 17th! Yearbooks are $15.00 and will be delivered to your child toward the end of the school year. You may order with cash or check returned in the order envelope, or you may order online at: . Our online code is 844083. This presale is your only chance to order a yearbook as there will not be extra books ordered. All orders are due back by Monday, March 2nd. Reserve your copy now!

Read-a-Thon Reminder

The week of reading for the Read-a-Thon ended on Sunday, February 15th. Please make sure all pledge sheets and money raised are returned by Monday, February 23rd. THANK YOU to all who participated! I will be sure to include our fundraising results and prize winners in our next newsletter!

Kristin Hicks

Library Media Specialist

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Hamilton Southeastern Schools Foundation

Please find attached flyer for the upcoming Game Day event.

Managing Your Lunch Accounts

To support parents in managing lunch accounts, HSE has posted a one-page leaflet under the Quick Links section of the homepage: Managing Your Lunch Accounts. Take a look:

Student Council Toy Drive

The Annual Student Council Toy Drive is scheduled to start THIS MONDAY (2/23). The toy drive will end next Friday (2/27). We will be collecting NEW, UNWRAPPED toys for use in the Fishers community. Students are encouraged to bring new toys to school as donations next week. Thanks for your support.

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If you haven’t already done so, please mark your calendar with CRES Fest on Friday, April 24. This fun, family-friendly event was a huge success last year, and we are thrilled to be able to bring it to our CRES Community once again.

Specific volunteer requests will be made as the event gets closer. Meantime, please contact the committee at if you have specific areas of interests or expertise, or if you have a business interested in sponsoring and/or participating in this event.

Planning for Next Year

As we prepare to elect a new executive board, we are also looking for parents and guardians who might be interested in getting involved with the various committees that the executive board oversees…SpiritWear, Dad’s Club, Ice Cream Social, Roadrunner Rally, etc. Committee descriptions will be available at the next Open Forum meeting on Tuesday, March 3. Questions or to indicate areas of interest prior to the meeting, please email

Hamilton Southeastern School Foundation

Anyone interested in attending GAME DAY at Conner Prairie can buy tickets online or contact Freedom Kolb, Hamilton Southeastern Schools Foundation, 594-4100, for more information.

This high energy event is sponsored by Hamilton Southeastern Schools Foundation (HSSF) and will feature delicious game day grub, exciting entertainment and an impressive silent auction and introduce our new Superintendent, Dr. Allen Bourff. This year proceeds from Game Day will enhance literacy efforts in all 12 elementary schools and help spread science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) into our secondary schools.

Nature Center

Please check out the Nature Center happenings on facebook page:( You can get information on our Nature Center by contacting
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Fishers Parks & Recreation Keeps Youth Active, Engaged and Exploring

Save the date, summer camp registration opens Monday, March 2

Let’s face it, planning for your children’s summer of fun can be an overwhelming process of researching camps, comparing options and registering everyone before camps fill! At Fishers Parks & Recreation, we strive to make the summer camp process as easy as possible. With convenient camp locations, affordable pricing and easy registration, parents love our camps as much as children do. Visit our Summer Camp Brochure to start planning ahead before registration opens on Monday, March 2.

This summer, we have 31 different camps for children ages three to thirteen years old. Camps offer opportunities to get active at Fishers parks, get engaged with games and activities and get exploring different topics with brand new friends. To ensure registration is a seamless process, we have a few tips. Check out the following suggestions to getting registered with ease:

  • Visit the Summer Camp Brochure and plan a first, second and third choice. Camps fill quickly, but with a few options you’ll be able to get registered quickly!
  • Complete the registration form before registration day – that includes indicating your child’s youth or adult t-shirt size.
  • If registering online , create an account and/or verify your log in information before registration day. Sometimes this process can take a few days, so we recommend obtaining your log in and password as soon as possible.

Summer Camp registration can be completed online, via the U.S. Mail or in person at the Fishers Parks & Recreation office, located at 11565 Brooks School Road. If you’re registering in person, please arrive early and plan to wait in line! We will process registration as quickly as possible and appreciate your patience when registering at our office.

We look forward to getting all of the children in your life signed up on Monday, March 2!

Grab a Few Friends, Lace Up Your Cleats & Prepare for Competition

Seasons are changing which means Sunday is no longer the laziest day of the week! Get outdoors, squeeze in some physical activity and find an excuse to hang out with your friends. Fishers Parks & Recreation’s spring softball league is back; inviting adults 18 and older to participate in six weeks of play with games taking place Sundays between 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. Gather your friends and create the dream team or contact Fishers Parks & Recreation to sign up as a free agent. Either way, Sunday will become your new favorite day of the week spent getting competitive at Roy G. Holland Memorial Park. This league will end with a tournament, so we’ll really know which team’s earned bragging rights!

Playing for fun instead of playing to win? Choose between three levels of recreation play, A being the highest , B being moderate and C being the lowest competition level to make the most out of your experience. Whether you’re playing to win or playing as a teambuilding activity, there’s something for everyone! Registration is due by March 27, and this league costs residents $409 and nonresidents $614. Residents is based on team captain who should plan to attend a mandatory captain meeting at the Roy G. Holland Memorial Park Building on Wednesday, April 8 from 6 until 7 p.m. There will not be games May 10 and 24 unless they are needed as rain make-up dates.

Fishers Parks & Recreation strives to host diverse programs that residents of all ages can enjoy. Register as an individual to meet some new friends, sign up with office mates to enjoy teambuilding, or get sign up to hang out with a few friends each week. Lace up your cleats and get ready to run the bases with Fishers Parks & Recreation.

Recruit your team and secure a spot today, this league fills quickly!


Hamilton East Public Library

One Library Plaza, Noblesville, IN 46060

Date: February 11, 2015

Contact: Cheryl Jurgens, Community Relations and Marketing Manager

Hamilton East Public Library

Phone: (317) 770-3239


The Fishers Library invites you to spend the evening with popular author and speaker Philip Gulley. On Thursday, March 5 at 7:00 p.m., Gulley will be on hand to share his favorite stories and discuss his best-selling books, many set right here in Indiana. After his lively presentation, there will be an opportunity for questions and answers. And, be sure to bring your favorite Gulley books for the author to sign. (No books will be sold at this event.)

Philip Gulley is a Hoosier resident, Quaker pastor, writer and popular speaker. Often called the “voice of small town American life”, he has penned eighteen books, including the Harmony fiction series. He has hosted the television program Porch Talk with Phil Gulley on the Indiana PBS affiliate WFYI and their flagship show Across Indiana, for which he received two Emmy Awards. He also writes the popular monthly “Home Again” column for Indianapolis Monthly and is a regular contributor to The Saturday Evening Post.

No registration is required for this program! Please plan to arrive early to ensure good seating. For more information, contact the Adult Services Department at the Hamilton East Public Library at 579-0307.

9th Annual Durbin Classic

What: 10K Run

5K Run/Walk

1K Kid’s Fun Run

When: Saturday March 28, 2015

Start Times: 10K Run 9:00am

5K Run/Walk 9:00am

1K Kid’s Fun Run 10:00am

Where: Durbin Elementary School

18000 Durbin Rd.

Noblesville, IN. 46060

Cost: $25/person for the 10K and 5K races

$15/person for the 1K Kid’s Fun Run

* Special group rates are available for any school-affiliated Run Club participants and their families. Please contact your school’s Run Club Coach for more information.

Purpose: The Durbin Classic is a fundraiser for the Durbin PTO and a way to get our youth interested in the joy of physical fitness. The Durbin Classic features a quiet course along country roads that is perfect for families and all types of runners and walkers.

How do I register? Go to and click on the 9th Annual Durbin Classic link. Race packet pickup will be on race day from 7:15am - 8:15am.

What is included with my entry fee? Great exercise, refreshments served after the race - Kolache Factory is donating 40 dozen kolaches, and a t-shirt designed by a Durbin Elementary student (if you register by March 12th.)

We also offer a fully-staffed “Child Watch” area in the gym for kids who are running the 1K Kid’s Fun Run and their parents are running the 5K or 10K races. The kids can stay in this area until their race begins. This service is free of charge, just sign your child(ren) in on race day.


Please see attached flyer

Future Tiger Club

Please see attached flyer for Future Tiger Club

Sports News



12690 Promise Road

Fishers, IN 46038

(317) 845-5582

Spring 2015 Registration Update - Open registration for baseball, softball, soccer, boys and girls lacrosse, rugby, and track and field is closed. All sports are currently accepting registrations with a $10 late fee per player. Most sports have limited openings so register as soon as possible. Contact the S.P.O.R.T.S. office for more information or visit our website,

Fishers-HSE Youth Baseball Evaluations - Rec league evaluation dates are listed below. It is very important that every player attend their designated evaluation session. Players should report 10 minutes prior to their scheduled time. Evaluations are held at both Fishers High School Auxiliary Gym and HSE Auxiliary Gym. Please see location for your specific grade.

5th and 6th Grade - Saturday, February 28 - HSE Auxiliary Gym
Last name A-H - 2:30 p.m.
Last name I-O - 4:00 p.m.
Last name P-Z - 5:30 p.m.

7th and 8th Grade - Sunday, March 1 - Fishers Auxiliary Gym

Last name A-M - 12:00 p.m.

Last name N-Z - 1:00 p.m.

Fishers-HSE Youth Baseball 7U Travel Tryouts will take place on Saturday, February 21 at The Den, 12910 Ford Drive, Fishers. 1:00-5:00 p.m. Please arrive promptly at 1:00 but players will not be there for the entire time. Please contact Courtney Kibble, if you have a conflict. For those interested in coaching, please complete an application and submit by the February 16 deadline. Applications are available online,

Fishers-HSE Youth Baseball Umpires Needed - Have you ever been interested in umpiring youth baseball? Fishers-HSE Baseball is looking for students ages 14 and up that would be interested in learning the fundamentals of baseball umpiring and earning some extra spending money for the summer. Please e-mail the following information to: Full name, phone number, age and experience in baseball (boys) or softball (girls). We will be hosting a training clinic in March at Billericay fields and the information above will get you added to our contact list. This is a great opportunity to help our baseball stars of tomorrow by being on the field as umpires. We look forward to hearing from you!

S.P.O.R.T.S. Used Athletic Gear Fundraiser – Clean out your garage and closets!
Friday, February 27 – 4:00-8:00 p.m.
Saturday, February 28 – 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Bring your used athletic gear to the Billericay Park S.P.O.R.T.S. office parking lot and we will sell the equipment to our sponsor . Any equipment not bought will be donated to the Christamore House of Indianapolis. The money raised will be used to benefit those in the S.P.O.R.T.S. program. All used sports and exercise equipment will be accepted. Click here for flyer and more information.

Fishers-HSE Youth Softball Evaluations - Players are requested to arrive 10 minutes before their scheduled time. Registration will be required and girls will go through the evaluation in groups. All girls interested in pitching should report to the pitching evaluation. Please allow 45-60 minutes to complete the entire evaluation process. Please note that there are no evaluations for 5/6 or 8U players.
HSE High School Auxiliary Gym
Saturday, March 7

8U – All-Stars Only – 12:30 p.m.
10U – Last name A-L – 12:45-2:30 p.m.
10U – Last name M-Z – 2:30-4:30 p.m.
Sunday, March 8
12U – 1:00-2:30 p.m.
14-18U – 2:45-4:30 p.m.

Fishers-HSE Youth Softball Rec All-Stars
Click here for information and FAQs