Cumberland Road Elementary School - April 15, 2016

Cumberland Road Elementary
13535 Cumberland Road
Fishers, In. 46038
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Come join us for a night of fun – games, silent auction, food trucks, face painting, balloon twisting, and much more!

We are thrilled to announce that this year’s silent auction is going MOBILE! We are using the online bidding site, Qtego.

It’s simple and easy to register – you can begin bidding today!

Follow the link and click on the “Register for Auction” button. Or use the QR reader at the right to take you directly to our mobile bidding site. Register your mobile device with your information and within minutes you are READY TO BID!

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· Browse from the 200+ auction items and start bidding today. There is a wide assortment of amazing auction items – truly something for everyone!

· Share this link with families and friends. With the online bidding, grandparents, aunts, uncles, friends, and neighbors will be able to bid even if they are unable to attend CRES Fest.

· There will be no bid sheets at the event. All bids will be made using your mobile device. Don’t have a mobile device? No problem. Devices will be available onsite for those without a device of their own to use.

· Winning bidders will be notified via their mobile device and can pay right from their phone! This will provide much faster check-outs. If you are unable to pay with credit card, cash and checks will still be accepted.

Registering today allows you an entire week to browse, shop, and bid - sign up today

Instructions on how to bid on the silent auction are attached to this e-mail.

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Thank you to those that have signed up to help at this year’s CRES Fest. If you haven’t had the opportunity to sign up yet, and are interested in helping, please follow the link below to our volunteerspot sign up page. We would love to have you join us.

Or use this QR code to sign up to Volunteer.

PTO Executive Board

Congratulations to the following individuals who will serve as Cumberland Road’s PTO Executive Board for the 2016-2017 school year:

Tabbatha Collier, President

Jessica Benjamin, Vice President

Dodi Poynter, Treasurer

Audra Pooley, Secretary

Kara Cantwell, Member-at-Large

Stay tuned to the next Roadrunner newsletter, where you will have the opportunity to learn a little bit more about each of these board members!

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Kona Ice is coming to kick off CRES Fest on Friday, April 22nd .

Kona Ice will be available to purchase for the following price:

$3 Regular Kona

Parents: Please send the following in with your child by Tuesday, April 19th .

1. An envelope labeled with your child’s first name, last name and homeroom.

2. Permission for your child to have Kona Ice.

3. The exact dollar amount for your child to purchase Kona Ice.

Please see the attached flyer for all the fun events at CRES next week.

Calendar of Events

Monday, April 18

- Track Practice 3:45-5:00pm

- STEM Scouts 6:30-8:00pm

Tuesday, April 19

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

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

Wednesday, April 20

- Engineering for Kids 3:45-5:00pm

- Track Practice 3:45-5:00pm

Thursday, April 21

- Student Council Meeting - Keep CRES Beautiful Project 7:50-8:50am

- Watch Me Sculpt 3:50-4:50pm

Friday, April 22

$1 Hat Day for CRES Scholarships Day

- Watch Me Sculpt 3:50-4:50pm

CRES FEST 5:00 (food trucks arrive)-8:00pm

Monday, April 25

- Track Practice 3:45-5:00pm

- STEM Scouts 6:30-8:00pm

Tuesday, April 26

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

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

Wednesday, April 27

- Engineering for Kids 3:45-5:00pm

- Track Practice 3:45-5:00pm

Thursday, April 28

- Watch Me Sculpt 3:50-4:50pm

Friday, April 29

- Watch Me Sculpt 3:50-4:50pm

What's for Lunch

Monday, April 18 Beef Soft Taco

Tuesday, April 19 Pancakes or Waffles

Wednesday, April 20 Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

Thursday, April 21 Chicken Nuggets with Soft Pretzel

Friday, April 22 Cheese Pizza

Monday, April 25 Cheeseburger on Pretzel Bun

Tuesday, April 26 Cheese Omelet with Bacon

Wednesday, April 27 Chicken and Noodles

Thursday, April 28 Cheese and Pepperoni Pizza Bites

Friday, April 29 Fish Shapes with Mac and Cheese

Cloud City Chess

Cloud City Chess starts this Tuesday. If you would like your child to participate please see the flyer attached to this e-mail. Your 1st-4th grade students may sign up.

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:

How to bid on CRES FEST silent auction

CRES Fest Week Activites

CRES Fest donations 2016

Fishers Library Activities May 2016

Cloud City Chess registration

Freedom Festival Royal Court/T-shirt Design Winners

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Nickel Plate District Transforms into Outdoor Theater for #FishersMovies

Calling all residents, #FishersMovies return to the Nickel Plate District amphitheater this spring and offer the perfect Friday night out for families of all ages. Beginning this Friday, April 15 movies take place weekly and begin at dusk. This season, Fishers Parks & Recreation has secured an awesome movie line-up that features:

  • The Good Dinosaur April 15
  • Minons April 22
  • Pixels April 29
  • Shaun the Sheep May 6
  • Hotel Transylvania 2 May 13
  • Pan May 20
  • Inside Out May 27
Movies are free to attend and families are encouraged to pack a sweatshirt, roll out a blanket and stop by concessions to purchase a few movies snacks. The City of Fishers G.I.V.E. Committee will work concessions, weekly to ensure you have something sweet and salty to enjoy during the show. Each movie is presented in closed captioning, and movies have different ratings. Parents, we encourage you to check out the movie beforehand to ensure it’s appropriate for your family.

For additional details about #FishersMovies, please download the Nickel Plate District mobile app or visit


Plan to attend the Fishers Tri-Kappa Garage Sale on Saturday, April 30 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 Noon at the Fishers Junior High Gym (13257 Cumberland Road). Items from more than 70 families include furniture, housewares, sporting goods, toys, books, jewelry, adult and kids clothing, etc. Tax deductible donations are also accepted. Call (317) 409-0098 or (317) 777-3714 for pick up. Proceeds from the sale provide funding for local charity, cultural, and educational initiatives.

Summer Sports Camps

Summer Sports Camp information is now available online. Below is the link:




12690 Promise Road

Fishers, IN 46038

(317) 845-5582

Fall 2016 Open Registration for football, cheerleading, soccer, girls volleyball, fall baseball, cross country and boys and girls winter basketball will begin on May 1 and continue through May 31 (basketball registration remains open through August 31). Registration forms will be available on the S.P.O.R.T.S. website, at the S.P.OR.T.S. office, at all HSE schools and the Fishers Library. Parents may also register online and can pay online with a credit card or can print the registration form and submit it to the S.P.O.R.T.S. office with cash or check payment. Credit cards are not accepted in the office.

Spring 2016 Registration Update – Contact the S.P.O.R.T.S. office for up to date information on openings for spring sports 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 Dave and Rae, 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.

Fishers-HSE Knights Cheerleading is holding tryouts for the 2016 season. Any 4th, 5th or 6th grade girl (2016-2017 school year) wanting to try out for Knights Cheerleading will need to attend the mandatory clinic being held on Friday, May 6, 5:00-6:30 p.m. at Indiana Elite. Tryouts are held the next day, on Saturday, May 7, at 9:30 a.m. at Indiana Elite. Please visit Knight Cheerleading on the Cheer website for more information.

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.

Southeastern Youth Rugby saw record enrollment numbers for the 2016 season. First games are on April 17, with the 5/6 and 7/8 teams taking the pitch at Cyntheanne Park, and the Flag team playing in Carmel at River Road Park. Supersite tournament for Flag, 5/6, and 7/8 is at Cyntheanne on April 24. For more updates, log on to