The Principal's Message
Cambridge School's Weekly Parent Newsletter
~ The Upcoming Week ~
11.26.14 - Wednesday
EARLY RELEASE DAY - THANKSGIVING
11.27.14 - Thursday
NO SCHOOL - THANKSGIVING
11.28.14 - Friday
NO SCHOOL - THANKSGIVING
12.1.14 - Monday
12.2.14 - Tuesday
12.3.14 - Wednesday
- PTO Meeting 7:00pm
12.4.14 - Thursday
12.5.14 - Friday
- School Store
- PTO BINGO Night 7:00pm
~ IMPORTANT NOTES ~
FROM THE PRINCIPAL'S DESK
Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on all that we are thankful for and at the top of my list this year is the entire Cambridge School Family. Thank you for sending us such wonderful students who are eager and ready to learn. Thank you for being so invested in your child's education. Thank you for your dedication, service, and understanding regarding all school matters. Thank you for believing in our incredible staff, who work above and beyond to educate your children. Thank you for making Cambridge School a tremendous place to learn and grow! It is an honor to serve you all.
I wish you all a wonderful and safe Thanksgiving weekend!
Mrs. Capes :)
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BINGO NIGHT - 12/5/14: The PTO is looking forward to our upcoming BINGO night. Click here to order tickets or to help out!
SB BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL: The South Brunswick Athletic Association donated small stress balls to every child to help kick off registration for the upcoming spring season of baseball and softball. Congratulations to those students who have signed up for SBAA Softball and Baseball! As a reminder, the school who has the most participants in SBAA will receive a $500 grant for their PE Program. Cambridge only has 4 students registered at the moment. Click HERE to register NOW!!
~ PTO NEWS ~
WINTER FOOD DRIVE!
We will be collecting cake mixes, brownie mixes, muffin mixes, icing/frosting, pie crusts, fruit filling and food certificates from November 14, 2014 to December 12, 2014.
K/1 and 4/5 Super Science has officially ended!
The Stock Market Game Club (Tuesday Group) will have their last session next Tuesday, December 2.
2/3 Super Science, Stock Market Game Club (Wednesday Group) and Cougar Studios will all conclude next Wednesday, December 3.
2/3 Super Science Participants should bring their empty and clean spaghetti sauce jar and lid to Wednesdays Session for their take home project.
The fliers for the next session of Super Science and Stock Market Club Game have gone home already (forms are also listed on the Friday Folder). All students interested in participating, should return their forms by Wednesday, December 17th.
The PTO has organized a CLOTHING DRIVE. We are collecting clothes until December 12th.
We are collecting:
- Gently used clothes of all sizes, shoes, sandals, sneakers, boots, belts, ties, sweaters, vests, blouses, dresses, robes, curtains, blankets, sheets, pillowcases, towels, linens, tablecloths, handbags, purses, wallets, backpacks, uniforms, cleats.
- Please pack items in tightly tied bags.
- NO toys/stuffed animals, books or home goods/furnishings.
If you have any questions or comments, please contact:
Danielle Barrows, 908-296-5539, firstname.lastname@example.org
The collection will be weighed and Cambridge will receive funds based on the total price per pound. All donations will help “Give Back” and be sent to low income families and thrift shops around the country.
From the Health Office
People are exposed to infectious agents (bacteria, viruses, parasites) through the air, water, food, blood and other body fluids. Many infectious diseases can be prevented by following these guidelines:
- Keep immunizations up to date for children and adults. Speak to your doctor about the flu shot if you haven’t already received it.
- Use antibiotics exactly as prescribed and only when needed.
- Report to your doctor any worsening infection that does not get better after you take a prescribed antibiotic.
- When sick, allow time to heal and recover.
- Wash your hands frequently-before eating, before preparing food, after using the bathroom, after blowing your nose or coughing and sneezing into your hands and after touching an animal.
- Do not touch your face to avoid the transfer of germs into your body via your mouth, nose or eyes.
Guidelines for Sending Children to School
Parents are often concerned about their child missing school and may send a child back too soon after an illness. This not only exposes other children to disease but also puts the returning child at risk of relapse or contracting another illness that may be going around at school. Keep a child home from school if he/she:
- Has had a fever (a temperature of over 100 degrees) in the last 24 hours
- Has nausea and vomiting or has had diarrhea
- Has vomited during the night
- Has been exposed to a contagious disease and is exhibiting symptoms of that disease
- A child should be fever free, without the use of fever reducing medications (Tylenol, Advil), for 24 hours before returning to school. A fever refers to a temperature of 100 degrees or more.
- A child diagnosed with strep throat should be on antibiotics for 24 hours and be feeling well before returning to school.
- Children who have been home because of illness should not be brought to school for parties and/or special events on that day.
Dawn Guidice, RN, School Nurse
- November 26th - EARLY RELEASE - Thanksgiving
- November 27th - NO SCHOOL - Thanksgiving
- November 28th - NO SCHOOL - Thanksgiving
- December 5th - School Store
- December 5th - PTO EVENT - BINGO NIGHT - 7pm
- December 23rd - EARLY RELEASE - Winter Break
- December 24th - January 4th - Winter Break