Cumberland Road Elementary School - November 4, 2016

Cumberland Road Elementary
13535 Cumberland Road
Fishers, In. 46038

No School - Tuesday, November 8th

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November Staff Appreciation – Give Thanks with Pies

Our amazing CRES staff members deserve a huge thank you this Thanksgiving, so we're hosting a Give Thanks with Pies event. For ten dollars you can purchase a ten-inch pie made with care by a professional baker. Once you sign up, you will have the option to leave a special thank you note from your family in the comments box on the sign up form.

Use the following link to connect with this event on

You can either pay using a credit card on by clicking the green heart button or you can send cash or a check with your child to school in an envelope marked with your name and “PTO – Pie Money.” Please make checks payable to CRES PTO. Please sign up for your pie donation by November 18.

Please consider supporting this month’s staff appreciation event. We have 70 spots that need filled! Our school would not be the beautiful and supportive place it is without each member of the CRES staff.

Top Cycle Tuesday

Thank you to everyone who recently submitted Box Tops! Over 3500 Box Tops were submitted for Top Cycle Tuesday on October 18th with almost every class earning their free recess!! Keep sending in those box tops for our next Top Cycle Tuesday on November 15th! Please do NOT send in expired Box Tops as these cannot be submitted for cash.

Roadrunner Rally Numbers

The final numbers for Roadrunner Rally are in. As a school community, we collected $8214. Those generous donations will go towards supporting the students and staff at Cumberland Road. Thank you to everyone who reached out to family, friends, and neighbors to support this important fundraiser.

Next Open Forum Meeting

Please note that there will be no Open Forum meeting in December. Our next PTO Open Forum Meeting will be Tuesday, January 3rd at 7:00pm. Please mark your calendars to attend – free childcare will be provided by the YMCA in the gym. We hope to see you there!

Calendar of Events

Monday, November 7

Engineering for Kids 3:50-4:50pm and 5:10-6pm

STEM Scouts 6-8:30pm Art Room

Tuesday, November 8th - Election Day

No Students

Thursday, November 10

FLIP Spanish 8-8:45am

Friday November 11

Spirit Day - Patriotic Day for Veteran's Day

Monday, November 14

Engineering for Kids 3:50-4:50pm and 5:10-6pm

STEM Scouts 6-8:30pm Art Room

Thursday, November 17

FLIP Spanish 8-8:45am

What's for Lunch

Monday, November 7 - Grilled Cheese

Tuesday, November 8 - No Students

Wednesday, November 9 - Breaded Chicken Sandwich

Thursday, November 10 - Chicken Biscuit Pot Pie

Friday, November 11 - Fish Shapes with Mac and Cheese

Monday, November 14 - Taco Scoops

Tuesday, November 15 - Scrambled Eggs with French Toast

Wednesday, November 16 - Pizza Calzone

Thursday, November 17 - Thanksgiving Meal - Turkey with gravy, mashed potatoes, dinner roll, green beans, fresh fruit, Apple Grannie Bar

Friday, November 18 - Cheese Breadsticks with Marinara

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Vision Screenings

Vision Screenings will be done for all of our 3rd graders on Wednesday November 16th!

Please make sure that your children have their glasses/contacts with them on this day. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact our school nurse.

Sandie Dyke RN


Chaucie's Place - Attention Kindergarten, 2nd Grade and Fourth Grade Parents

If you do NOT wish for your child to participate in the Chaucie's Place program on November 21st, please fill out the pink sheet that is being sent home with your child next week.

Smart Steps: A Body Safety Program for Children is a child sexual abuse prevention and education program that teaches elementary school-aged children their bodies belong to them, they have a right to say "NO!" to touches to their private parts for "no good reason or just to play a game", and to tell an adult about any touches that make them uncomfortable.

Please send questions to Melissa Riethman, Guidance Counselor

Night Zookeeper

Dear Roadrunners,

We are very excited to announce that Night Zookeeper Paul will be visiting our school on Thursday, November 17th.

He will be presenting a School Assembly and a series of creative workshops throughout the day. Following this exciting day, your child will then be able to use their website accounts to write even more creative stories, both at school and at home. enables children to…

• use a unique story writing tool to practice their writing skills

• receive feedback from teachers and students in their class

• take part in various writing competitions throughout the year

• complete educational lessons sent by their teacher

Please do log in and explore the website ( at home with your child.

The Story Book

Night Zookeeper Paul will be sending copies of the story book for your child to take home. He is offering a reduced price of $10 per book (usually $19.95 on Amazon due to postage from UK), for anyone that buys it from our school.

If you would like a signed copy, then you can send the money in an envelope with your child along with the permission slip attached to this e-mail. Please do this by Friday, November 11th.

If you would like to find out more about the project and how you can continue the learning at home with your child, the Night Zookeeper team would be delighted to hear from you.

Please feel free to email Paul at:

Parenting Digital Kids



Consider the intersection of our world, our children, and technology during this presentation and discussion on parenting in the digital age. We'll discuss children's media use and resources to help you foster safe, purposeful, and productive technology use at home. Relevant for parents of Pre-K through high school students.


Contact for more information.

Thank you from Mrs. Stevens

Thanks to all who donated empty toilet paper tubes to our Art Teacher. They now have plenty of tubes to complete their project.

School Dismissal Manager - there's an App for that!

We are excited to announce the launch of our new School Dismissal Manager app. There are now apps for both Android and Apple which can now be found in their respective app stores.

This app is available at no additional charge and there are two ways to find it:

  1. Parents can go to their app store and search for School Dismissal Manager.
  2. Parents can go to the School Dismissal Manager homepage where they will find an app announcement with download buttons for both Android and Apple.

Designed to give parents the quick and easy access needed to make changes on-the-run, the app is limited to just the necessities. With the app, parents can:

  • Create/Cancel a single exception within the two-week calendar view
  • Set Parent Preferences for name, email, password, mobile number, and opting in or out of emails or text notifications
  • Contact the school directly via email
  • On a day where a child has an exception scheduled, the parents of that child who use the app will receive a reminder notification; this feature is ONLY available in the app

Lost and Found

Lost and Found items will be placed in the Hallways on the following dates:

December 8th

January 12th

February 16th

March 9th

April 20th

May 11th

After one week in the hallway, they will be sent to Goodwill.

**Our Lost and Found is always available for parents to come in to check for missing items. Please check in at our office before heading to the Lost and Found.

Follow CRES on Facebook

Please follow CRES on Facebook by clicking on the following link:

You can also follow CRES on Facebook by going to the Cumberland Road Website and click on the Hot Topics scrolling menu at the top of the page.

That will take you straight to our Facebook page.

Fishers Fusion Winter Dance Clinic K-6 Grade



WHEN: Saturday, December 10TH

TIME: 2:30pm-Halftime of Basketball Game

WHO: Kindergarten- 6th Grade

Come out and dance with the Fishers Fusion Varsity Dance team December 10th at our Fusion Dance Team Winter clinic at the half-time performance at the FHS Basketball game against Carmel!

Price of dance clinic and half-time performance:

$55.00 (includes: 6 hour dance clinic, T-shirt, meal, and 2 tickets to game)

$45.00 (includes: 6 hour dance clinic, T-shirt, and meal)

December 10th, information:

· Promptly at 2:30pm thru approximately 8:30pm -- YOU WILL PAY AT THE DOOR!!

· 8pm approximately: Half-time Performance (Game starts at 7:30pm)

· Dancers should wear: Black Shorts and will be given a Clinic T-shirt.

(It will be purple, for your information :)

· You get some shopping done! (We will dance, play games, watch G movie, and eat supper!)

About Fishers Fusion Dance Team

· Fishers Fusion Dance Team is a combination of talented dancers from both Fishers and HSE High schools.

· Fishers Fusion Dance Teams have multiple Regional and National wins for Jazz and Pom.

· Will be traveling to Orlando, Florida for NDA Nationals in February where we placed Top Ten last year!


Roadrunner Attachments

The following flyers are attached to this e-mail:

Parenting Digital Kids

Night Zookeeper Order Form

Fishers Fusion Dance Clinic K-6

Fishers Library Youth Services December 2016

Soles4Souls - Wearing Out Poverty

Hamilton County 4-H

Permitted use of school newsletters as required by the Equal Access Act is not an endorsement of this group or this group’s beliefs by Hamilton Southeastern Schools or the Board of School Trustees.


Crossroads of America Council and Cub Scout Pack 190 are partnering with Soles4Souls to provide shoes for those without! Donate your used shoes today!

Nov 2nd-18th

Hamilton County 4-H

4-H is an informal educational program where youth “Learn by Doing.” Anyone in grades 3-12 can learn life skills such as cooperation, leadership, decision-making, responsibility and more through hands-on projects in over 60 different subject areas. A great opportunity to develop a hobby, experience camp, make new friends, and promote family togetherness. The 2017 4-H Enrollment Period is October 1, 2016 - January 15, 2017. You must re-enroll every year. Contact the Purdue Extension Hamilton County Office at 317-776-0854 for more information or to enroll. Information and online enrollment is also available on our website at:

Come see how 4-H grows in Hamilton County!

4-H Call-Out and Open House Sunday, November 13, 2016 Come anytime between 2:00 and 4:00 p.m. Exhibition Center Hall C on the 4-H Fairgrounds in Noblesville For more information contact: Purdue Extension Hamilton County at 317-776-0854

Are you interested in 4-H but have some questions? Do you want to enroll in 4-H but don’t know how? Would you like to get the answers you need in an hour or less?

Then be sure to come to the 4-H Call-Out!




12690 Promise Road

Fishers, IN 46038

(317) 845-5582

S.P.O.R.T.S. Basketball Registration – Contact the S.P.O.R.T.S. office for up to date information on openings in boys and girls rec basketball.

HSE-Fishers Boys Basketball Rec Evaluations

It is important that your son attends evaluations. Please make every effort to attend your assigned time slot.

Saturday, November 5 - HSE High School Auxiliary Gym 2
2nd grade - 9:00-10:15 a.m.
3rd grade - 10:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
4th grade - 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Sunday, November 6 - HSE High School Auxiliary Gym 2

5th grade - 12:00-1:00 p.m.
6th grade - 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 12 – Fishers Junior High
7th/8th grade – 9:00-12:00 p.m.

HSE-Fishers Girls Lacrosse Stick Skills Camp - Girls Lacrosse grades 3rd-8th: We are offering a Stick Skills Camp on Sundays starting November 6 from 1:00-2:30 p.m. November – mid-January and then from 2:30-4:00 p.m. mid-January - February for $85.00 per student. Please visit our web page for all the detailed information and how to sign up.

S.P.O.R.T.S. Online Auction Fundraiser! - The 2016 S.P.O.R.T.S. Online Auction fundraiser continues through November 9. Click here to view auction items and to sign in and get registered now. You can make an early donation or view the items you may wish to bid on once the auction goes live. Some surprise items still to come!

S.P.O.R.T.S. Board Elections - The S.P.O.R.T.S. Board will hold their elections at the November 17 Board meeting. If you are interested in a position on the board, please contact the office at 317-845-5582 by November 11. The positions are open to anyone in the Fishers community!