Cheetah News

January 20, 2018

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WINTER WONDERLAND - Purchase Wristbands by Monday!!!

Hope everyone had a safe and fun bad weather day off! We didn't have snow but it's okay because your kids can come play in the SNOW DOME at our Annual Winter Wonderland Carnival on January 26, 2018 from 6:00 - 8:00PM at Cypress Elementary School.


You only have until the end of the day on Monday, January 22, 2018 (11:59 PM) to purchase your $15 Wristbands and $1 Food Tickets ONLINE. After that, they will be sold only at the event door and will be $20. IT PAYS TO GET YOURS NOW! Avoid the long lines to get into our Winter Wonderland and get your tickets now online at www.cypress.my-pta.org Store Tab. Pre-Sale Wristbands and Tickets Online until Monday 1/22/18 11:59PM.


Details:

$15 Wristbands (Pre-sale)

($20 Wristbands at Door)

Wristbands allows your child to play on any of the games & events.

ADULTS ARE FREE

$1 = 1 Ticket

1 Ticket = 1 Bottled Water

1 Ticket = 1 Slice of Pizza

5 Tickets = Menchies

1 to 15 Tickets = Bake Sale Items

Pre-Sale Wristbands and Tickets will be given out all day on Friday 1/26/18 during drop off & pickup in the foyer (7:20-3pm). Get these so you can come straight into the event! DON'T LOSE THEM! (No Wristbands or Tickets can be re-issued or refunded)


MAIN ENTRANCE FOR WINTER WONDERLAND

Dagama Drive Entrance to our Event

1st & 2nd Grade Hallway will be the entrance for Pre-Sale Wristbands & Tickets

Kinder Hallway will be Purchase Wristbands ONLY

(Food Tickets will be sold in Cafeteria)


1st Annual Bake Sale

Bake Sale Sign Up Genius Link-

www.signupgenius.com/go/508094FAEA82947

For your convenience, we will have cookie bags available for you in the school office starting 1/18. Pick up 12 bags and place 3 smaller items in or 1 larger item in them. These will be self sealing bags. Return your Bake Sale items on 1/26/18 between 7:20am to 3pm at dropoff line, inside Science Lab or pickup line.


To VIEW some of the fun GAMES that will be at our WWL Carnival,

go to our PTA Website at: www.cypress.my-pta.org Fundraiser Tab/Winter Wonderland


Snow Dome, Mini Golf, Pizza, Face Painting, Pony Cycle Rides, Menchies, Bottled Water, Bake Sale, Disco Dome, Life Size Connect Four, Art Station, Video Gaming, Nerf Games, Wintry Wonderland Selfie Station, Snow Slide, Glitter Tattoos, Snow Machine, Jousting, Inflatable Games, Snowman Toss


Our Annual Winter Wonderland is one of three PTA Fundraisers for Cypress that brings in large amounts of funds that go towards the school, teachers and students. It's a great way to give back for all they do for us!


HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!!! INVITE YOUR FRIENDS, NEIGHBORS, COMMUNITY, FAMILY


For those that want to HELP and VOLUNTEER, Please check out our VOLUNTEER PAGE and SIGN UP!!! We appreciate all the help we can get with helping with Games, Set-Up, Clean up, Decorations, Bake Sale. Get your Middle & High Schooler's involved to HELP and get credit for it!


Thank you,

Your PTA Board &

WWL Committee & Coordinators

2nd Nine Week Learning Celebrations

On February 2nd, we will be holding our 2nd nine week Learning Celebrations to recognize the children for all of their accomplishments this nine weeks!


The times are as follows:

Kinder: 9:50-10:10 a.m.

Fist Grade: 11:15-11:35 a.m.

Second Grade: 9:20-9:40 a.m.

Third Grade: 10:40-11:00 a.m.

Fourth Grade: 8:15-8:35 a.m.

Fifth Grade: 8:45-9:05 a.m.


Be on the look out for a pre-registration coming out soon!!

Our First Annual Leader In Me Family Night ~ February 8, 2018!!

We are so very excited to invite you to our very 1st Leader In Me Family Night on Thursday, February 8th from 6:00-7:00 p.m. This will be a fun-filled event where student leaders teach our families about the 7 Habits and show off some of their leadership skills. This is different from Leadership Day, which we hold annually, as Family Night is geared more toward educating our families to help increase involvement at home with the 7 Habits!


Each grade level is involved in planning and preparing to make this night a successful event!


5th Grade ~ Teach the 7 Habits and record the event

4th Grade ~ Organize a Leader In Me "Follow the Leadership Road" scavenger hunt

3rd grade ~ Perform a 7 Habits song

2nd grade ~ Create table top discussion cards about leadership and the habits

1st grade ~ Create table top discussion cards about leadership and the habits

Kindergarten ~ Make and serve refreshments

Also...in Art class, kids will be designing water bottle labels to be handed out that night as part of the refreshments


Ask your child how they are playing a part in helping to make this night a very special time to learn and lead using The 7 Habits!!


You won’t want to miss this night of leadership and entertainment!

Drop the Mic | 2018 LEEF Gala – 70s’ Style

Some of our LISD principals and staff will be “Dropping the Mic - 70s’ Style” on January 27, 2018 at the 2018 LEEF Gala. School principals will be competing in an epic lip-sync battle to help earn funds for Project Graduation! First place is $7,000! For more information on purchasing tickets visit www.leeftx.org/gala. Ms. Draper, Mrs. Cordell and principals from Cedar Park High School feeder schools will be performing and would love to see you there! Come cheer us on as we work to win the $7,000 for CPHS Project Graduation.
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Field Day

Field Day is the Friday before Spring Break again this year. It will be held on Friday, March 9th. We will send the schedule for the different grade levels as it gets closer to time.


Please see the attached flier to order this year's Field Day shirt. The deadline for ordering a t-shirt is Friday, February 9th. This is a non-negotiable deadline as all orders have to be turned in to the printers by this date and no extra shirts are made.


We look forward to having you join us for this fun day with the children!

Leadership Day - Date Change!!

Our annual Leadership Day will be held on March 23rd instead of February 2nd. We had to push back the date a bit. This is a day where you are invited to come and watch our students show off their leadership skills both in and out of the classroom. Mark your calendars for March 23rd 8:30-10:30 a.m.!! We would love to have you join us.

Yearbook Orders!!

Can you believe how fast our school year is flying by?! Place your order for the Cypress Yearbook here​ today!


​5th Grade Pridelines- Pridelines are a fun way to memorialize your child's elementary experience! If you would like to order a Prideline for your fifth grader, please order before the January 31st deadline, following this link, and select "Yearbook Ads" (more info. attached in PDF)


Thank you!

Robin Grybel (5th Grade Teacher) and Marci Lange (Kindergarten Teacher)