The Principal's Message

Cambridge School's Weekly Parent Newsletter

May 23rd

Bonnie H. Capes, Principal & Michael Scheese, Assistant Principal

~ The Upcoming Week ~

Weekly Calendar

5.26.2014 - Monday

  • NO SCHOOL - Happy Memorial Day!


5.27.2014 - Tuesday



5.28.2014 - Wednesday

  • 1:45pm - 3rd Grade "Coming to America" Celebration


5.29.2014 - Thursday

  • Art & Music Workshops for 5th Grade


5.30.2014 - Friday

  • Kindergarten Orientation
  • Pirate Book Sway (Lunch Periods)
  • PTO - Bingo Night!

~ IMPORTANT NOTES ~

FROM THE PRINCIPAL'S DESK

What a week! Congratulations to the performers in the Variety Show and to our Kindergarten students who showcased their knowledge of the five senses. Today, Friday, May 23rd, our 1st grade students will share their wonderful writing at the Author's Tea celebration. I know they will be fantastic!


Thank you for your understanding as we had a late dismissal on Thursday due to all of the incredible talent here at Cambridge School. We appreciate your understanding and patience.


What are you doing on May 31st? Join us for a wonderful day of bike riding and support of education. This year, the Tour de South Brunswick has an added bonus. The school with the most registrations will win a $500 grant from the Education Foundation of South Brunswick. We know that CAMBRIDGE can win!!! Join me for this fun-filled event!! Register NOW ---> JOIN THE TOUR DE SOUTH BRUNSWICK We already have 192 participants!!!


Finally, please join us for the Family Picnic on June 6th! Registration forms are available on the online Friday Folder! It will be a great night of fun!


Thank you for your support and enjoy the weekend.


Mrs. Capes :)



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JOIN US FOR THE TOUR DE SOUTH BRUNSWICK - May 31st

Help Cambridge School win a $500.00 Grant for our PE Department!!! Register today to join us for the annual Tour de South Brunswick. Mrs. Capes will be there for an awesome day where all proceeds benefit South Brunswick Schools.


As an added incentive, all CA students who register will receive a bonus recess time with Mrs. O'Brien and a sweet treat from the PTO!!! REGISTER TODAY!!!


CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!!!! ---> TOUR DE SOUTH BRUNSWICK

Summer Opportunities!

What are your children doing this summer? Consider enrolling them in one of our wonderful Community Education Summer Camps. Click below to find out more information.


COMMUNITY EDUCATION SUMMER PROGRAMS

~ PTO NEWS ~

Clubs

Tuesdays (April 29 – June 10)

3:30 – 4:30

Super Science K/1

Pick up is at the middle modular unit on Leahy Road


Intramural Sports and Games (Tuesday Group)

Pick up is at the gym door C-18, which is located at the top of the bus ramp on Leahy Rd.


Wednesdays (May 7* – June 11)

(*Please note the change in original start date!)

3:30 – 4:30

Super Science 2/3

Pick up is at the middle modular unit on Leahy Road


Sport Skills and Games

Pick up is at the gym door C-18, which is located at the top of the bus ramp on Leahy Rd.

Cougar Studios

***3:30 -5:30***

Pick up is at the main entrance to Cambridge School


Thursdays (May 1 – June 5)

3:30 – 4:30

Super Science 4/5

Pick up is at the middle modular unit on Leahy Road


Fridays (May 2 – June 6)

3:30 -4:30

Intramural Sports and Games (Friday Group)

Pick up is at the gym door C-18, which is located at the top of the bus ramp on Leahy Rd.


Any questions in programming should be directed to Mrs. O’Brien at Christina.OBrien@sbschools.org

SUPER 50/50

GET YOUR BOOKS and TICKETS NOW!!! Please contact Mrs. Angela Socio to get your tickets for this awesome super 50/50! We will call the BIG winner at the Family Picnic in June.

~ Upcoming PTO Events ~

BINGO NIGHT!!

Friday, May 30th, 7-9pm

35 Cambridge Rd

South Brunswick Township, NJ

Click HERE for ticket information!

End-of-Year Family Picnic

Friday, June 6th, 6pm

35 Cambridge Rd

South Brunswick Township, NJ

Click HERE for more information!

~ NURSE NOTES ~

From Mrs. Guidice's Health Office

Memorial Day Safety Tips


Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer. Whether you are traveling or enjoying a backyard barbecue, here are some tips for a safe and healthy holiday weekend.


Sun Safety

· Put sunscreen on 30 minutes before going outdoors, it needs time to work on the skin.

· Use sunscreen with an SPF of 15 or higher, re-apply every 2 hours.

· Wear a hat and sunglasses.

Water Safety

· Don’t swim alone.

· Wear a life vest while boating.

· Supervise children at all times in and near water.

Travel Safety

· Wear your seatbelt at all times.

· Don’t travel with anyone who has been drinking.

· Make sure your vehicle has been serviced before a long road trip.

Food Safety

· Wash hand thoroughly with soap and warm water before handling food.

· To guard against cross-contamination of bacteria, keep uncooked meats away from other foods.

· Refrigerate all perishable food within two hours.

Fire Safety

· Never grill indoors.

· Always supervise a grill when in use, keeping children away from the grill.

· Use long-handled tools especially made for cooking on the grill to prevent any burns.


Enjoy the holiday weekend with friends and family.

Cambridge School Friday Folder - Additional Flyers

Click here to return to the Online Friday Folder

Upcoming Events

  • May 26th - NO SCHOOL - Memorial Day
  • May 28th - 3rd Grade Coming to America Celebration
  • May 30th - Kindergarten Orientation (For incoming K students)
  • May 30th - Pirate Book Swap (Lunch)
  • May 30th - PTO Bingo Night
  • May 31st - Tour de South Brunswick - A South Brunswick Education Foundation Event
  • June 5th - Spring Concert (Chorus)
  • June 6th - 4th Grade Performance (Our Voices, Our Times, Our America)
  • June 6th - PTO Family Picnic
  • June 11th - Spring Concert (Band)
  • June 12th - Early Release Day - School Planning
  • June 13th - Field Day
  • June 18th - 5th Grade Recognition Ceremony
  • June 24th - Last Day of School for Students