TIGER TIMES

October 18th - October 22nd

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Titus in Action

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Thank You to Our Book Fair Poster Makers and the Decorating Committee

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October 2021


October 18th

  • Young Rembrandts @3:30pm - 4:30pm

October 19th

  • History Club Afterschool @3:30pm - 4:30pm

October 21st

  • Titus Spirit Night at Red Robin @4pm - 8pm (see information below)

October 22nd

  • Wear Pink in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness

October 25th

  • Wear Red for the beginning of Red Ribbon Week
  • Young Rembrandts @3:30pm - 4:30pm

October 26th

  • History Club Afterschool @3:30pm - 4:30pm
  • CBSD School Board Meeting @7:30pm

October 28th

  • Fire Safety Assembly for K, 1, 2 (during school day)

October 29th

  • Early Dismissal (dismissal at 11:55am)
  • Halloween Parade and Class Parties
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Halloween Parade - October 29th

Titus's Annual Halloween Parade will take place on Friday, October 29th at 9:30am. In the event of rain, the parade will take place inside and unfortunately we do not have enough room in the building to accommodate all our visitors. Students may wear their costumes to school. Please make sure that all costumes are appropriate for school.


Classroom parties will take place immediately following the parade and will conclude at 10:45am in order to prepare for kindergarten dismissal. Classroom coordinators and classroom teachers will reach out with more specific information.


Parent volunteers must check in with the main office when they arrive and must have the proper clearances. Our classroom teachers will communicate specific party information to these helpers. Thank you in advance for your time on this day.


AM Kindergarten Parade on 10/28 - 8:55am (classroom teacher will communicate information)

PM Kindergarten and Grades 1-6 Parade - 9:30am followed by their classroom activities

Pumpkin Decorating Contest

It’s October and that means pumpkins are everywhere! Let’s take this fun, festive gourd and bring it into the library to show our love of books! Just pick a book, purchase a small-sized pumpkin (that you can easily carry by yourself), and decorate it like your favorite book character. You can decorate it, paint it, glue things to it, and add a lot of fun details. Do not carve the pumpkin. The pumpkins will be on display in the library for two weeks, and we don’t want them to rot or attract pests.


See information letter below for examples and the form to turn in with your pumpkin.

Technology and Innovation Update

Currently, the Technology and Innovation Department blocks Microsoft Office 365 logins to Outlook, OneDrive, ClassLink, and Canvas from foreign countries. This aids in protecting our CBSD user accounts and organization from malicious computer attacks from outside of the United States.


Students who travel cannot assume their devices will work once they leave the United States. For student out-of-country access requests, please know that access to technology for vacations will not be approved at this time.

Veterans Day Picture Request

Titus Families- Are your family’s veterans on the Titus Wall of Honor?


In November, the windows of the rotunda will be filled with pictures of United States military personnel. If you have a family member who served or is currently serving in any branch of the United States military, please scan and email a picture of them (picture size 4x6 or smaller) along with the information in the below attachment. Pictures need to be emailed to Mrs. Schorpp hniemeyerschorpp@cbsd.org marked Wall of Honor by Friday, October 22nd. Thank you!


Please note that if you sent in a picture in a previous year, you do not need to resend it. We keep them from year to year; however, if the child who initially brought in the photo has moved on to middle school, we may not have a copy of the picture. If you need to update any information, such as additional children now attending Titus, or to check if we have the picture, please email Mrs. Schorpp at hniemeyerschorpp@cbsd.org Thank you!!


Note: If your picture is turned in after the deadline, we cannot guarantee that it will make this year’s Wall of Honor or Photo Story slide show.

Veterans Day 2021

We are thrilled to be able to extend an invitation once again to the family members of any current student who serve or served in the United States military to join us on Thursday, November 11th. We simply want to honor the veterans in our families as we gather for what has become a treasured annual event.


We want everyone to feel comfortable and be safe, so this year we are hosting 3 assemblies to allow for adequate spacing.


9:00 AM – Grade 1, Grade 2, and AM Kindergarten

10:00 AM – Grade 3 and Grade 4

2:15 PM – Grade 5, Grade 6, and PM Kindergarten


We understand that siblings might be attending different assemblies. We ask that veterans pick one assembly to attend, and we will arrange for the other siblings to join us at the end for a picture with their vet. Please understand that we are doing multiple assemblies to keep everyone comfortable and healthy!


FOR SECURITY REASONS, YOU MUST RSVP. WE NEED TO KNOW WHO WILL BE COMING INTO OUR BUILDING. A RSVP IS REQUIRED FOR PARTICIPATION.


Please use this link to RSVP for this event by November 5th. https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=j0gLqp78hUGl4zhCIN8jyhF-qMX2o-lLhr9SVYTBh8xUNFoxOVpOWkQ0MlE5WDZKSjNXSVdVTUM4SS4u


Any questions, please reach out to Mrs. Schorpp hniemeyerschorpp@cbsd.org

Arrival and Dismissal

All parents who are dropping off and picking up their children via the carline, should use Upper Barness Road and turn left into the Titus parking lot. We have been asked by the Warrington Police Department to utilize this route in order to keep cars from backing up on 611. Please be sure to pull up as close and safely to the car in front of you as you can while in the parking lot. This will help us to get more cars in our lot and off the street.


The safety of our children is our top priority and we are working with the district and Warrington Police Department to make sure everyone is safe while driving, walking, or riding their bikes to school. We are working on having supervision at both crosswalks on Barness to keep all bike riders and walkers safe to and from school. If your child is a walker or bike rider, please reinforce that they should be using the sidewalks to stay safe. We understand that construction is still occurring on Barness by the North Wales Water Authority and we are working to ensure that construction would not occur during drop off and pick up times.


Thank you for all of your patience, support, and cooperation.

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Paws for Pride

Congratulations to last week’s Paws for PRIDE winners: Mrs. Wallace’s 3rd grade class, Christopher C (Mrs. Chrencik), Chase R (Miss Henry), Shane F (Mrs. Snyder), Mia M (Ms Yorczyk), Estelle B (Mr. Lesher), Bailey F (Mrs. London), Rylie D (Mr. Behling), and Mrs. Gillen.


Keep up the great work, tigers and thank you for demonstrating our traits (Pride, Respect, Individual Responsibility, Determination, and Empathy)!

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Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week takes place every year in October. As a district, we will be celebrating Red Ribbon Week during the week of October 25, 2021. Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug lessons will be instructed to all students in grades K-6 by the classroom teacher during this week. An e-blast has been sent to parents and guardians on October 1, 2021.
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Sparks

Welcome back to Sparks. You will be receiving these articles on a regular basis through your building’s newsletter with the goal of career education for all Central Bucks students.


Last spring, the students in grades 3-6 were introduced to Smart Futures. Smart Futures is an online career development platform which focuses on grade-specific activities for students and manages the outcomes of the activities in a portfolio which meets the required PA Career Readiness Standards. Classroom teachers will be working with students in Smart Futures. Last year students in grades 3-6 completed a limited number of activities but this year we will be asking all elementary students to complete the activities for their grade. Any student who chooses, can do the activities in the previous grade band to have a complete portfolio for career readiness. For the most part, students can do the earlier activities independently so it might be an opportunity for you to see Smart Futures at home with your daughter or son. We are asking students not to go beyond the activities assigned to their grade.


SF allows students to discover what they like to do, learn about careers they might want to investigate and even how to develop a budget. To learn more about SF, watch this short video and you can always ask your child to log onto SF to see what they are learning.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CAovnVPPEXc


For comments or questions, please contact Ginny Barrett at vbarrett@cbsd.org.

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HOME & SCHOOL ASSOCIATION INFORMATION

Box Tops

Did you know that you can earn money for Titus just by buying groceries?


That’s right! You can help support the Titus Home and School Association by utilizing the Box Tops for Education program in any (or all) of the following ways!


1) Download the Box Tops for Education App and scan your receipt every time you shop in store.

2) Create an account at www.boxtops4education.com and forward your digital receipts (from online grocery shopping) to receipts@boxtops4education.com for credit.

3) Collect the older “clip” version of Box Tops (the ones you cut out that have an expiration date) and send them to school in a baggie labeled with your child’s teacher’s name. There is a collection box in the main office.

4) Don’t want to bother with the app or email? Send in your grocery receipts to school and we’ll take care of the scanning. Label the receipt with your child’s teacher’s name and have your child place it in the Box Tops collection bin in the main office. (All receipts must be received within 7 days of purchase to allow time for scanning before they expire.)


Every little bit helps! If you have any questions about the Box Tops program or need help with the app, contact Stephanie Wolff at srwolff2@verizon.net.

https://www.titushsa.com/box-tops-for-education

Titus Spirit Night: Red Robin

Thurs, October 21, 2021

4-8pm

Location: Valley Gate, 281 Easton Road, Warrington

Red Robin is giving back 20% of Dine-in and To-Go sales! Just mention Titus HSA to your server for dine-in, or place your To-Go orders by following these steps:


  1. Start your order at https://order.redrobin.com/ and select the restaurant above. If link does not work, please copy and paste to your browser.
  2. Once in the menu, go to the category labeled “Fundraisers".
  3. Open "Spirit Night (To-Go) Fundraiser".
  4. Add organization name to the Special Instructions in the Spirit Night item, then add it to cart.(Note: if you add the item prior to entering your information, you can still edit it from your cart).
  5. Add your meal items then check out.
  6. Arrive at Red Robin, pull into a designated curbside spot where available and call the phone number on the sign. Our Team Members will bring your order to your car.


POC: Lauren Austin, laustin35@gmail.com

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Family Fun Night

Please join us for a Family Fun Night at Inline 309!


Fri, Nov 12, 2021 from 5:30-7:30

Location: 2117 Bethlehem Pike, Hatfield

Titus HSA receives $2 per skater back!

Vinny's 2 will be selling pizza: $3 for plain, $3.50 for pepperoni, $1 for water/juice

$12 per person including skate rentals


Please RSVP at: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050A4EA4AC2CAA8-family10

Event POC: Lauren Austin, laustin35@gmail.com

Race for Education Wrap-Up!

We have officially wrapped up this year's Race for Education! Thank you to everyone who volunteered, donated and participated. We also want to thank all the parents and caregivers who completed the feedback survey. Your input will help in planning next year's event. As indicated on the survey, we are looking for parents and caregivers who are interested in helping to plan next year's event and will be forming a Race for Education Planning Committee. This committee will review the feedback from parents and staff and help to determine how and when we hold next year's event. Even if you child won't be attending Titus next year, we welcome you to be part of this committee this year. If you are interested in being part of the Race for Education Planning Committee, please click on the link below.

https://bit.ly/TitusRaceforEd

Thank You!

Thank you to everyone who attending the Fall Fest last weekend and the Book Fair this week. It was so wonderful seeing our Titus Families together again. A huge THANK YOU to the committee chairs (Michele Jones, Jennifer Swenson, Katie Cywinski, and Edy Israel) who planned these events, and to the volunteers that helped with set-up, breakdown and everything in between. Without the support of our amazing parent/caregiver volunteers, these events wouldn't be possible.

Committee Chair and Volunteer Meeting (Rescheduled)

We invite all committee chairs, potential committee chairs, and volunteers to join us on Monday, October 18th at 7 p.m. at Titus to learn more about how to get involved in Home & School and the events that we sponsor. We have several committees that still need chairs/co-chairs, open board positions, and volunteers are always needed throughout the school year to help make events run smoothly. If you are interested in volunteering (even if you can't attend the meeting), please click on the link below. We look forward to meeting you on Monday!

https://bit.ly/TitusHSAVolunteerForm

Titus T-Shirts are Here!

Titus t-shirts have finally arrived! All students who are new to Titus this year, or who were new to Titus last year and didn't receive a shirt, should have received a Titus t-shirt on behalf of the Home & School Association. If your student did not receive a shirt, please click on the link below and provide their name, grade, teacher, and shirt size and we will make sure to get a shirt to them. Thank you!


https://bit.ly/TitusT-Shirt


We are in the process of planning our fall Titus Spirit Wear Sale. Keep an eye out for more info coming soon!

Important Links

COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS

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Run for the Heart 5K

Run for the Heart 5K at CB South’s Titan Stadium – In memory of Caroline Gallagher and Steve Grabowski


9:00am on Sunday, October 17th, 2021


If you wish to volunteer or have questions please contact Beth Mattern at bmattern@cbsd.org


Click here to register or donate-A Run for the Heart: In Memory of Caroline Gallagher and Steve Grabowski (runsignup.com)

Help Support Titus

Please check out the letter below from Weis Markets in support of our school. Titus can earn money for our school simply by shopping as we all do every day.
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