Central Park East II Notes

September 29, 2015

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October 17th - 35th Anniversary CPE II FALL FAIR - Sign up NOW!

CPEII's fifth annual Fall Fair is coming up on Saturday, October 17 from noon to 5pm and we need your help to make it a success!

We have two sign-up links below. The first is to volunteer to work at the various stations: organize arts & crafts, oversee carnival games, run errands, assist with setup and cleanup, etc. The second sign-up sheet is for food donations.

Sign up here to help us on the day of the Fall Fair:

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0d4da9ac2da4f94-fall2

Sign up here to donate food - be sure to tell us what you're preparing/bringing:

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0d4da9ac2da4f94-cpeiifall

Peace: GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® attempt for the Largest human peace sign in Central Park’s East Meadow on Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Join Us This Year

Last year CPE II hosted the The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus. Our entire school gathered in the gym to create a huge human peace sign. (Photo above) We sang "Imagine." Two of our students were selected to be in a video of the Beatles song, Instant Karma. See Lena and Emilio at: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x28bjc6_instant-karma-gets-the-students-of-ps-171_news


This year the same John Lennon Educational Tour Bus will present Imagine Peace: GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® attempt Largest human peace sign in Central Park’s East Meadow on Tuesday, October 6, 2015. CPE II classes in grades 2 and up will be participating. Parents are welcome to join us. We will leave CPE II at about 11:15 and walk to the entrance at Fifth Avenue and 99th Street.

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Violin Program Starting Next Week

Violinists in grades 2 through 5 will resume violin lessons next week. If they have their violins at home, they should bring them in next Tuesday. First grade lottery letters are due this Friday, October 2nd.

Dates To Remember

Thursday, October 1st - 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm District 4 Middle School Fair - For 5th graders and their parents at Tito Puente Education Complex 240 E 109th St (at 3rd Ave.),

Monday, October 12th - Indigenous Peoples Day (Columbus Day) (schools closed)

Saturday, October 17th - 35th Anniversary CPE II FALL FAIR

Who To Contact. Where to look, Reporting Changes in Dismissal

All announcements and issues of CPE II notes are posted at: http://www.cpe2.org under latest announcement. The new 2015/16 Family Handbook is posted under “About CPE II”.


If you need assistance with email access contact Peter, our communications person extraordinaire at communications@cpe2.org.


For changes in dismissal plan, contact Yhane (Yhane@cpe2.org) BEFORE 1:30 PM please.

ACTIVIST NEW YORK FAMILY BOOK CLUB

ACTIVIST NEW YORK FAMILY BOOK CLUBCLUB
FREE Open House on Tuesday, October 6 at 5:00 pm!

Join our reading and discussion program geared for kids in grades 3–5 and their parents. Families will discover how New Yorkers have fought for freedom and equality over the past 350 years as we read books that relate to issues showcased in Activist New York<http://www.mcny.org/content/activist-new-york>.

Themes may include abolition, women’s suffrage, immigration, and civil rights. Together, we’ll create a space for meaningful conversations about the rich history of how New Yorkers have fought and continue to advocate for change. Each session will include a discussion about a book and a fun activity related to the story or historical topic.

Learn more at our FREE Open House on Tuesday, October 6 at 5:00 pm! Be one of the first 20 families to arrive on October 6 and receive free gifts! The first 5 families will receive a free, limited edition City as Canvas wristwatch and a free family membership. The next 5 families will receive a free journal for writing about all your favorite books and a free family membership. The next 10 families will receive a free family membership!
Open house to include:

* a read-aloud
* a curator-led tour of Activist New York<http://www.mcny.org/content/activist-new-york>
* a sneak peek at the books
* a snack

90-minute sessions take place weeknights this fall. Last year’s reading list included The Story of Jackie Robinson, Bravest Man in Baseball by Margaret Davidson, Uprising by Margret Peterson Haddix, and Secrets on 26th Street by Elizabeth McDavid Jones. More info on this year’s program to come.


Register at: https://35948.blackbaudhosting.com/35948/tickets?tab=2&txobjid=bc67a469-5430-4de1-aba0-b0d543841063