The Cold Spring Courier

The quarterly newsletter for Cold Spring Elementary School

GIRLS ON TRACK is coming to Doylestown!

Girls on the Run is excited to offer its Girls on Track (GOT) program to area 6th-8th grade girls

for the first time this fall! GOT is an after school program that encourages preteen girls to

develop self-respect and healthy lifestyles through running. There are over 200 councils

providing running programs throughout the US and Canada, and you are invited to join us for a

fun-filled fall season!

Our program runs for ten weeks, beginning the week of September 23. Registration is open

and available online via our website, Our program will be limited

to15 girls, who will be enrolled on a first-come, first-served basis, so please register soon!

Registration will close when enrollment hits capacity or on September 27, whichever comes

first. Please refer to the FAQs page of our website for participant commitment information and

answers to many common questions regarding our program and registration.

Beginning the week of September 23, we will meet at the Doylestown United Methodist

Church on Monday and Wednesday afternoons from 4:45-6:00 PM. Along with having a

ton of fun, we will train together to participate in the non-competitive fall version of our Girls

on the Run 5K, which will take place on November 23, 2013 in New Hope!

The cost of the program is $125, which covers 20 lessons, materials, volunteer training and

background checks, a GOTR t-shirt, other incentives, and registration for the Girls on the

Run 5K. Scholarships to help offset or cover the program fee are available to those who

may require financial assistance. Please contact Council Director, Becky Testa, at to request a scholarship application.

If you have any questions about the program, please feel free to contact your

Site Coordinator, Christina Baer at,

your Head Coach, Liesbeth Bisschops at,

or your Council Director, Becky Testa, at

Additional information on our program can be found at

We look forward to a fun and exciting fall season and hope that you will join us!

CB Cares

Check out CB Cares!

CB Cares Educational Foundation is a community coalition of individuals, businesses, and agencies, whose goal is to promote positive values, attitudes, and behaviors among our community's youth. The framework for CB Cares’programs is the “40 Assets” -- a research-based approach to cultivating the most important qualities which create caring, competent, and resilient individuals. The more assets an individual possesses, the more likely they are "protected" from the risk factors that face them in their daily lives. To learn more about the 40 Assets, visit

CB Cares has a long-standing partnership with the Central Bucks School District. For over 17 years, CB Cares and CBSD has been involved in promoting the 40 Assets in our local schools through programs and trainings, with the goal of fostering positive behaviors and values in our community’s youth.

For more information about CB Cares, visit their website (, and watch for news and updates in future issues of the Cold Spring Courier!


KIDSTUFF Coupon Books will be on sale in October. Be on the lookout for more details/information.


The Box Tops committee is in need of volunteers to count Box Tops. This is a really EASY way to help out, and also a great project for older students who need service hours. If you'd like to help out, please email co-chairs Dana Hunter or Christine Junker

The first collection date for this year will be OCTOBER 4. Clip and save Box Tops from many common products to earn money for Cold Spring. The class that collects the most Box Tops over the course of the year will win a prize... homework passes, a pizza party and Rita's water ice are examples of past prizes. Go to for a list of products, coupons & more.

Thank you!

Home and School Committees and Chairs 2013-2014

Apparel Coordinator

Caroline Jaroszewski

Blood Drive

Megan Maloney

Faith DeLorenzo

Book Fair

Suzi Larson

Box Tops

Dana Hunter

Christine Junker

Caring Committee

Kim Hagerich

Karen Monzon

CB Cares

Kim Cizerle


Samantha lrving

Fall Fest Fundraising

Gail Brown

Dawn Kearney

Dana Hunter

Fundraising Race for Ed

Kim Hagerich

Kathy Ermigiotti

Family Events

Wendy Dinn



Vince Mignogna

Holiday Shop

Joanne Jenkins

Homeroom Parent Coordinator

Caroline Jaroszewski


Lauren Casiello

HSA Bulletin Board

Marcy Witt

Kid Art

Amy Bullard

Kid Stuff

Joella Grube

Labels for Education

Karen Henderson

Math Tools Sale

Deb Conniff

Karen Monzon


Karen Vanderwall

Product Rebates

Jennine Arena

Running Club

Tara Gormley

6th Grade Social Club

Chris Thompson

Superintendant Advisory

Karen Monzon


Kim Hagerich

Kim Cizerle

Jennine Arena

Board member Oversight Committee:

Lauren Casiello Kim Hagerich