The CSPTO Pulse

January 21, 2022

Get Ready to Eat Well for a Good Cause

Dine to Donate will take place at The Establishment on Tuesday, January 25th!

A generous 30% of your dine in or takeout order for lunch and dinner will be given back to Center when you inform your server or hostess that you are there with Center School.

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ATTN: 4th Grade Families!


The $30 Fourth Grade Activity Fee and the Ziti Supper fundraiser funds the 4th Grade Activity programming, including Yearbook, Class t-shirt and Move Up Day Celebration. We will collect the $30 fee through GiveButter here, or you can send in cash or a check (made out to CSPTO) to your student's teacher.


As part of the 4th Grade Activities, we’re holding an Art Contest to gather artwork for the Yearbook and Class T-shirt. We invite every 4th grader to participate in this optional activity. Submit an original drawing that you feel would best represent the spirit of Center School’s Class of 2022. Submissions must be received by January 26th. The Art Contest submission form will be coming via email from your 4th Graders teacher! Any questions, please email Erica Redner-Danzig


Each student will receive a yearbook with highlights from their Center School experience. Please do the following by February 16th to ensure we meet our ordering deadline!

1) Upload your child’s BABY PHOTO (<2yrs) for their student profile!
2) Upload any school related photos by school year in our all-shared drive to be used throughout the yearbook!
3) **NEW** Fundraising option for a recognition ad! Help offset costs by adding a personalized ad for your student! (1 per student & quantities limited!)

Go to: and enter Center School passcode: 1016413318814199
Then select your student from the drop down and get started!

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Taste of Chelmsford Raffle Tickets Now on Sale

This year we continue the new tradition of holding the Taste as a month-long raffle in March, with amazing prizes offered daily. Each prize includes $100 or more in gift cards or other items from Chelmsford area restaurants and local small businesses! The funds raised from the Taste are our biggest enrichment program fundraiser for Center.

Tickets are now on pre-sale to Center families, and will open to the public on February 1st. A ticket is $25, and has 31 chances to win. Only 1,000 tickets will be sold. Get yours now before they sell out!

Check out the calendar and prize details on the Taste website.

Questions? Email us at

Center School Directory Available in the Office

If you opted not to download DirectorySpot for our Center School Directory or do not have access to a printer, copies of the directory can now be picked up in the school office. When you stop by the school and ring the office intercom, let them know you'd like to pick up a copy of the directory.



  • Tuesday, January 25: Dining to Donate at The Establishment

  • Wednesday, January 26: Rob Buyea Enrichment, 4th grade
  • Thursday, January 27: Discovery Museum Enrichment Program on Sound, 1st grade


  • Tuesday, February 1: Taste of Chelmsford calendar raffle tickets go on sale to the public

  • Tuesday, February 8 & 15: High Touch High Tech Program Dig It, 2nd Grade

  • Thursday, February 17, 6:30pm - Virtual BINGO Night, cards on sale now on PTO website


  • 1st-31st - Taste of Chelmsford calendar raffle daily drawings

Center School PTO 2021-22

Erica Thornton & Jennifer del Solar – Presidents

Amy Tatton & Carey Noel – Secretaries

Hilary Spugnardi & Tara Lydon – Treasurers

Michelle Beard & Tiara Duff – Enrichment Coordinators

Teacher Representative - Jessica Remick

We welcome anyone interested in shadowing our officers & coordinators as it helps ensure a smooth transfer of knowledge and better succession planning. If you have questions, or would like to help with an event, project, or make a donation – just reach out to any board member, or send us an email.

For more information, and to stay up-to-date check out our:

  • WEBSITE has information on events, fundraisers, meetings and more
  • FACEBOOK :“LIKE” @PTOCenter for announcements, reminders and other important info
  • VOLUNTEER for upcoming activities or to make requested donations