Cumberland Road Elementary School - February 10, 2017

Cumberland Road Elementary
13535 Cumberland Road
Fishers, In. 46038
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President's Day - Monday, February 20th - No School

Flex Day - Tuesday, February 21st - No School unless needed for Snow Day

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2017-2018 Kindergarten On-line Registration

On-line registration for the 2017-2018 school year has now begun.

Please go to to enroll.

Your child must be 5 years of age before August 1, 2017 to be eligible*

*Visit the HSE Website for more information, including early entrance.

2017-2018 Cumberland Road Elementary Kindergarten Open House

Please join us on Thursday, April 13, 2017 for our annual Kindergarten Open House.

Enjoy building tours, bus rides and meet the Kindergarten teachers!

Come anytime between 5:00-7:00 pm.

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CRES Fest Sponsorship

Are you a local business owner? Do you know someone that is? The CRES PTO is putting a call-out to local business owners interested in sponsorship opportunities for CRES Fest. CRES Fest is a family-friendly event with games, food trucks, a silent auction, and more, that will take place on Friday, April 28th.

There are many different levels of sponsorships available. See the attached sponsorship documents for more information. If your business is interested in being a part of this fantastic evening or you have questions, please contact Mechelle Brandenburg at .

Executive Board Nominations for 2017-18

Nominations for President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary and Member-at-Large will begin to be accepted later this month. More information will be published as the March meeting approaches. Questions or inquiries about board positions can be emailed to Meantime, here is some basic information:

· Each term begins July 1, 2016, with a one year commitment, except for the Treasurer which is a two year commitment.

· There are eight open forum meetings per school year.

· The executive board meets once per month during the school year.

· The executive board sponsors/oversees the following events and committees:

o Roadrunner Rally and CRES Fest (the ONLY major fundraisers for the school year)

o Back to School Ice Cream Social and Grillin' & Chillin' (FREE family-friendly community events)

o Room Parents

o Teacher Appreciation

o Education Rewards (Box Tops, Marsh Rewards, etc.)

o Spirit Wear

Top Cycle Tuesday

Our next Top Cycle Tuesday is fast approaching! It is this coming Tuesday, February 14th. Start clipping your Box Tops and send them to school. Remember that all classrooms that collect 100 Box Tops will earn an extra recess!

Cumberland Road Elementary is currently ranked in the Top 20 out of over 500 area Indianapolis schools. Keep up the great job clipping those Box Tops, CRES!

Classroom CRES Fest Baskets

CRES Fest will be here before we know it, and a lot of great planning has already begun. Be on the lookout for an email from your room parents in the next couple of weeks. They will be communicating your child’s classroom auction basket theme and sharing ways for you to get involved!

Next Open Forum Meeting

The next PTO Open Forum meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 7th at 7:00 p.m.! We hope to see you there! Mark your calendars to attend – free childcare will be provided by the YMCA.

Weekly Calendar

Monday, February 13

Math Bowl - Mrs. Cook's classroom 7:40-8:45am

Tennis Club - Gym 7:45-8:45am

Engineering for Kids - 3:45-5:00pm and 5:10-6:00pm Art Room

STEM Scouts - 6:00-8:30pm Art Room

Tuesday, February 14

Tennis Club - Gym 7:45-8:45am

Music Ensemble Practice - 8-8:45 Music Room

Cloud City Chess - 3:45-4:45pm

Wednesday, February 15

Math Bowl - Mrs. Cook's classroom 7:40-8:45am

Tennis Club - Gym 7:45-8:45am

Music Ensemble Practice - 8-8:45 Music Room

Thursday, February 16

Student Council 7:50-8:45am

Spanish class - 8:00-8:45am Media Center

Monday, February 20


Tuesday, February 21

NO SCHOOL unless needed for Snow Day - FLEX DAY

Wednesday, February 22

Math Bowl - Mrs. Cook's classroom 7:40-8:45am

Music Ensemble Practice - 8-8:45 Music Room

Thursday, February 23

Spanish class - 8:00-8:45am Media Center

Friday, February 24

Spirit Day - Western Day

Dates to Remember

Monday, February 20 - President's Day - No School

Tuesday, February 21 - Flex Day - No School unless needed for snow day

Friday, February 24 - HSE Foundation GameDay at Connor Praire 6:30-9:30 pm

Monday, March 13 - Flex Day - No School unless needed for snow day

Friday, March 31 - Friday, April 7 Spring Break

Thursday, April 13 (date change) - Spring Pictures

Thursday, April 13 - Kindergarten Open House 5-7pm

Friday, April 28 - CRES Fest

Thursday, May 25 - Last Day of School

School Lunch Menu

Monday, February 13 Chicken and Noodles (menu change)

Tuesday, February 14 Cheese Omelet with Bacon

Wednesday, February 15 Breaded Chicken Sandwich

Thursday, February 16 Ravioli with Meat sauce (menu change)

Friday, February 17 Fish Shapes with Mac and Cheese

Monday, February 20 NO SCHOOL - PRESIDENTS DAY

Tuesday,February 21 NO SCHOOL - FLEX DAY

Wednesday, February 22 Pizza Calzone with Marina

Thursday, February 23 Chicken Tenders

Friday, February 24 Cheesy Breadsticks with Marina

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If you would like to join your child for lunch in our cafeteria, please remember a few simple items:

1. You must have a completed background check on file with HSE schools .

2. Please call our office to reserve your spot (even if you are not eating) in the cafe no later than 9:30 am.

3. Restaurant food is not permitted for children or parents in the cafe. You are more than welcome to order food from our cafeteria or pack a lunch from home.

Looking forward to seeing you for lunch!

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HSE Foundation GameDay 2017

Tickets for @hsefoundation's largest annual fundraiser, #GameDay2017 on sale now. Fun, food, prizes, and auction! Join us!

Tickets available exclusively at

Discounts available for faculty, staff, & Grow Club members. Game Day is expected to sell out, so get your ticket to the fun today!

See attached Flyer

Cold Weather Recess

Recess will be held outdoors whenever possible. Precipitation, sunshine, cloud cover, wind chill, temperature, etc. are all considered when a decision is made for indoor recess. In general, recess will be held indoors when it is raining or the temperature/wind chill falls below 15 degrees Fahrenheit.

Students will go outside in cold/snowy weather at the teacher's discretion. Please check the weather forecast for possible precipitation during the school day. Children should bring coats, hats, gloves and snow boots in the morning to be prepared for a snowy recess.

Lost and Found

Lost and Found items will be placed in the Hallways on the following dates:

February 16th

March 9th

April 20th

May 11th

After one week in the hallway, they will be sent to Goodwill.

**Our Lost and Found is always available for parents to come in to check for missing items. Please check in at our office before heading to the Lost and Found.

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.

Roadrunner Attachments

The following flyers are attached to this e-mail:

GameDay 2017

Engineering for Kids Spring 2017

CRES Fest 2017 Sponsorship Interest

PTO Sponsorship Request Letter

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