Central Park East II
Week of May 9, 2016
Reminder: Friday, May 13 - Early Dismissal (11:30) for Staff Professional Development
For Parents and Kids....Enjoy
New Family Picnic date - Friday, June 10th
Join the CPE II Contingent at the AIDS Walk Sunday May 16th
Photo of our starting group from last year below.
Picture Day Photo Packages Have Arrived
If you ordered a package, you should have received it. If there's a problem with your order, or you didn't receive your order, please email Raven and Jody right away at email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org.
- What if I didn't order a package? Then you should have received a proof (a.k.a. a small photo) in case you'd like to order a package at this time. Remember, the prices will be higher and you'll need to order directly from the photographer, Judy, email@example.com.
- Retake Day: Most likely, we won't be doing one. However, this will be decided sometime in the next few weeks.
First Book Distribution In District 4 - Volunteers Needed
If you would like to register to pick up free books on Saturday, May 14th. please email Yhane@CPE2.org and she will send you a registration form.
Join CPE II's Annual Sports Day at Randall's Island Friday May 20th
Hopes and Dreams for Parents May 20th, 2016 at 5PM Sign Up Please
The Greening of CPE II; Building our work around Social Justice; Working toward a space just for CPE II, CPE2 EMPATHY-BUILDING, Parents Participation/Communication: Thinking out of the box. (which we already do, but...)
Be part of the future of CPE II. Sign up at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1D56OCpfkenBriuj6I5DEDxm-rJJ2L3vmVBidigDEGAI/viewform
Support YOUR Parents Association - Attend the PA meeting - Wednesday, May 11 at 6PM.
We need you! Parental involvement is part of what makes CPE 2 such a great school, and serving on the PA is a great way to build community and to work on projects that make our school an even better place! Parents who are elected to these positions will serve one year terms beginning July 1st, 2016
The next PA meeting is Wednesday, May 11 at 6PM. Dinner and child care will be provided. Please RSVP at: https://drive.google.com/open?id=103PJDXtRtvfjj0mfUW11m6I_8-9dFOzZ6NHy--wDI8A
Re-Tweeting a Facebook post praising our team
Well it's not really re-tweeting, but it's like that. As last week was Teacher Appreciation Week, the parent of a student at the Middle School posted this and I thought it would be nice to share with the entire community. This is posted by Dorene Halsey mom of Isaiah Halsey, CPE II 6th grader.
I would like to give a big big shout out to the Central Park East II Teachers and Staff. You guys put in a lot of work and my family Isaiah Halsey's family really appreciate everyone. This is from the Principal, Assistant Principal all of the teachers, assistant teachers, Paras, Parents association, school health and groundskeepers. If I forgot anyone we thank you too!!!! A special shout out to Naomi, Bill (Assistant Principal at the Middle School), Matt, Yael, Dre, Clarissa, Yhanne, Taylor, Brandy and Isaiah you guys rock. You guys have so much patience and understanding with my son Isaiah Halsey we really appreciate you all!!! #HappyTeacher'appreciation!!!!!
The BioBus was a great success
All students in grades 2 - 6 had the opportunity to visit the BioBus on May 5th or 6th. The BioBus research grade mobile science lab is a refurbished partially solar- and biofuel-powered 1974 transit bus with over $100,000 of microscopes. Students in grades 2 and 3 looked at Itty Bitty Bug Bodies, 4th and 5th graders looked at Microscopic Ecosystems and for our 6th graders, Cells, cells, cells. Special thanks to Natalia Holtzman (mom of Ella and Cassie) for helping us set this up.
5th grade scientists learning about the skeleton
CPE II Night at the Staten Island Yankees June 24th Look for Packet
Celebrating 35 Years of Progressive Education at CPE II Wednesday, June 8th
Theresa and Naomi love their new bags
Register now for kids’ sports classes this summer in city parks.
Spring is here and that means summer isn’t far behind. The summer sports program schedule has been finalized and is open for registrations. The City Parks Foundation sponsors a wide variety of classes, including soccer, track and field, golf, tennis, and multidisciplinary “Get up and go!” sessions. Register http://www.cityparksfoundation.org/sports/ as soon as possible in order to ensure a place. (Classes are organized by sport—just click on the sport you want, then click on class registration on that sport’s page.)
Safe Streets: Learn how to keep our children safe - Tuesday, May 17th,
2016 Columbia University Baker Field Summer Sports Camps Scholarships
If you live in ZipCodes 10032, 10033, 10034, 10040 or 10463, you are eligible to enter the lotter for the 2016 Columbia University Baker Field Summer Sports Camps Scholarship. Please email Yhane@cpe2.org for a copy of the application. ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY Monday May 16 at 5PM and will have to be delivered to one of several locations. Questions? Contact , CNL7@cumc.columbia.edu
Community Eduction Council District 4 (CEC4)
CALENDAR MEETING & WORKING SESSION
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 6:00 P.M
CEC4 office: 2351 First Avenue Room B15
Contact: 212-802-3050 or 212-722-3915/16 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dates to Keep in Mind
Weds. May 11 - Parents Association Meeting – 6 pm (Dinner & child care provided)
Friday, May 13 - Early Dismissal for Staff Professional Development
Friday, May 20 - Sports Day at Randall's Island
May 20th, Hopes and Dreams for Parents 5PM
Monday, May 30 – Memorial Day Observed No School
Wednesday June 8th Window Into Progressive Education at CPE II Celebrating 35 years
Thursday, June 9 - Chancellor's Conference Day - Students no in attendance
Friday, June 10 - Annual Picnic and SLT elections (5 - 7PM)
Tuesday, June 14th - Citywide Clerical Day - Students not in attendance.
Thursday, June 16th - Three Schools Violin Concert - All CPE II in school violinists
Wednesday, June 22 - 5th grade moving up ceremony 12 noon
Thursday, June 23, Last Day of Classes at CPE II
Friday, June 24 & Monday, June 27 - Students not in Attendance at CPE II
Tuesday, June 28 - Early dismissal - Last Day of School