December at CBA


The Great Bedtime Story Pajama Drive Donations due

  • First grade's goal is to collect 100 pairs of new pajamas for children in need. They currently have 75 pairs. Help them reach their goal!
  • Scholastic will match each pair of pajamas with a book.
  • For more information about the program, click here...

Crazy Holiday Spirit Day!

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PAC Reminder

Teacher Holiday Gift

  • Packets were sent home with your child and extra copies can be found at the front desk.
  • Due Friday, 12/18

Adopt a Family

Donations due 12/16

  • Thank you to everyone who has so generously donated gifts
  • We are still collecting through December 18th
  • We are most in need of gifts for the children
  • Please remember that the family we have chosen should remain anonymous
  • Gift donations should be given to Mrs. Waxman
  • Cash and gift cards should be given to Miss Lauren
  • You do not need to wrap gifts

Winter Concert

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Winter Concert - December 22, 2015

  • Concert Attire: Loud shirts, Grass skirts, Sunglasses! Think Tropical! Even though the dress code is casual, students should still look their best.
  • Dress Rehearsal at 10:30am - Wear outfits to school. Bring a change of clothes (dress down)
  • Evening Concert at 6:30pm- Students should report to classrooms at 6:10pm. Please arrive dressed and ready to perform.
Winter Break Camp - Click here!

Forms are due by 12/16 and camp is dependent upon enrollment. Sign up ASAP!

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We Are... Respectful!

Congratulations to the following students for earning Responsibility Lunch Bunch during the month of November!

  • PK Alaxson - Ariana Kouroutsidis
  • PK Scallan - Jack Newhard
  • K Trout - Joey Mingrino
  • K Schettone - Finona Connelly
  • K Schwartz - AJ Mariani
  • 1Monteiro - Joey Rodia
  • 1 Garritt - Jackson Miller
  • 2 - Lily Pagano
  • 3 - Samantha Ehrlich
  • 4 - Peter Carr
  • 5 - Sheldon Tang
Katie Mina - Dragon Boat Champion!

CLICK HERE to see video of Katie Mina participating in her 2nd Dragon Boat Race, where she and her dad won the gold! Congratulations!

Electives are up & running!

  • In digital photogrpahy, students talked about upcoming projects, photographed a partner, experimented with some filters and discussed text layering.
  • In Athletic Boot Camp, the students have worked on their strength, flexibility, and endurance by participating in activities such as jump rope, rock wall and resistance bands.
  • Ceramics students are working on clay penguins for their first project. They will sculpt, fire and glaze their penguins.
  • 1st and 2nd graders are working together to complete a complex car in Lego Club! They are also creating movable animals such as alligators. Last week students had three challenges to complete. One of the challenges included designing their own buildings.
  • 3rd through 5th graders built EV3, a programmable robot, in Lego Robotics! Next, students will customize their robots and learn the basics of programming. Our goal is to send our robots on missions!