The Pine Run Post

Pine Run's Newsletter

November 18, 2022

What's Happening in the Nest?

November - Kindergarten registration begins (see information below)

Nov. 1st- 30th- Pine Run Food Drive begins (see information below)

Nov. 22nd - CHOP PJ Day - see flyer below

Nov. 23rd-27th - Thanksgiving Recess

Nov. 30th - Author visit - Peter Catalanotto

Coming in December...

Dec. 1st - School Store Grades K-3

Dec.2nd - School Store Grades 4 - 6

Dec. 2nd - End of the First Trimester, half day for students (11:55 dismissal)

Dec. 12-13 - Parent/Teacher Conferences, half day for students (11:55 dismissal)

Dec. 23rd - School Closed for Winter Break, 12/23-1/3. Students return on Tuesday, January 3, 2023.

The Best Part of Our Week is Seeing What These Owls Can Do!

The School Store Opened This Week

5th Grade Math

American Education Week - First Grade Visit

The Chicks are Here! 3rd Grade Studies the Life Cycle

OWOWCOW Dine and Donate - Celebrity Scoop

Thank you families for supporting our school community through our Dine and Donate on Wed. 11/16. We are so appreciative of your continued support. A big thank you to Mrs. Woodrow, Ms. Sica, and Mr. Fell for scooping hundreds of delicious ice cream cones.

This Week's SOAR Feather Winners

Congratulations to this week's S.O.A.R winners. The students below demonstrated success by being safe, organized, accepting of others, respectful and responsible. We are beaming with pride because we know, Success Isn't Given, It's Earned!

Congratulations to...

Kindergarten - Eliza D. - Mrs. Carp AM

First Grade -Willow C.- Mrs. Passio

Second Grade - Judah D. - Mrs. Romano

Third Grade -Emre A. - Mrs. Kosc

Fourth Grade - Connor M. - Miss Nicastro

Fifth Grade - Elsa H. - Mrs. Strader

Sixth Grade - Gianna L.- Mrs. McManus

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Thank you, Willow from Mrs. Passio's first grade class, Rosie from Mrs. Durns' second grade class and Moses from Mrs. Plack's fourth grade class for sharing your talent with us!


Young Author Visit

On Wednesday, November 30th we will welcome author, Peter Catalanotto. Mr. Catalanotto is both an illustrator and writer. Illustrating for magazines such as Readers Digest and American Girl Magazine and book covers for familiar authors, Cynthia Rylant, Judy Blume, and Mary Pope Osbourne. He has published 46 books 16 of which he has written. We are so pleased to welcome Mr. Catalanatto and learn about his journey as both author and illustrator. Please note that our book order window has closed at this time.
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Want to make a difference in the lives of children in CB?

Bridge Valley Elementary in Furlong is looking for parents who are interested in full-time employment as Personal Care Assistants for students with autism. Personal Care Assistants are paired with specific students and work as part of a team of staff members in special education classrooms. This full-time position offers employees competitive pay and full benefits that include healthcare and prescription coverage. Bridge Valley is looking for individuals eager to work with children and collaborate as a part of a team. If you are interested in making a difference, email Mr. Kevin Cochran at Please introduce yourself, include your resume, and tell him you are a CB elementary school parent or guardian. We look forward to hearing from you!


Visit for more details, including necessary documents to gather in order to register your kindergarten students. Please consider registering right away in order to aid the in its planning for the 2023-2024 school year.

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The CB Farmers Market at Barclay

Any Central Bucks family who may need a little extra food assistance is welcome to join on us at Barclay Elementary School. Our drive-up food distribution runs from 4:30 to 5:30 PM on the 2nd and 4th THURSDAYS (not Wednesdays, like last year) of each month. We generally have free dry goods, fresh produce, milk, eggs, and bread, and often have some frozen meat and poultry. At each event we pass out an average of 10,000 pounds of food.

No advanced sign-up is necessary. We kindly ask that you do not line up before 4:30 so as not to interfere with our student dismissal, and that you do not block our neighbors’ driveways. If you do line up during our student dismissal, you will be kindly asked to leave. Also, do not pull forward until you are certain that you have enough room and will not block someone’s driveway. Our neighbors are very understanding and supportive of our work, but also need to come and go during our events. We hope to see many families at our food distribution.

From our Technology Team

Laptop Breakage

We have seen a rise in the number of screen breaks for student laptops. Our policy covers 2 broken screens per device. If your child’s laptop screen breaks 3 times, we will send you an invoice for the repair and labor. The current cost for this is $200. Please remind your child to care for their laptop.

Some simple steps to assist are:

  • Use two hands when holding or moving the device.
  • Use only the provided digital pen or finger on the screen.
  • Use only the power adapter that came with the device.
  • Use a microfiber cloth to clean the screen.
  • Keep device stored in the provided case. This includes traveling through the hallways, on buses, or anytime the device is not being utilized.
  • Make sure nothing is on the keyboard, close the lid, and remove all cables if any are plugged into the laptop.
  • Be careful when placing your case on the floor. Keep the device off the floor so screens do not get stepped on by others.
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District and Community Information

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The Hub - a place for support and resources for families!

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Before and After Care for 2022-2023 School Year

2022-2023 Before and After School Program Registration Is Open

Visit CBSD Childcare Program site for more information!Community School / Child Care Program (

Free and Reduced Lunch Program

Click here to access the application and important information regarding this program.
Stacey Pedersen



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