Weekly Wrap Up

Benedict A. Cucinella School 5/6/2022

Week 29:

Happy Mother's Day, Cucinella!

This weekend's weather was a bit dreary, but I hope you found time to relax and celebrate the important Moms in your lives!

This past week brought us two more field trips with our 3rd grade heading to Quiet Valley and our 4th grade ending the week at Sterling Hill Mine. This coming week will see our 1st grade heading to Turtle Back Zoo and our Kindergarten ending the week at Whittemore. It is wonderful to see our students and staff enjoying field trips again this year!

Looking Ahead:

Monday-Friday, May 9th-13th - Specials Days 3-2

Monday, May 9th - School Spirit Day!

Tuesday - Thursday - Spring Music Concerts continue - (please see the link for details)

Tuesday, May 10th - Grade 1 Field Trip Turtle Back Zoo

Tuesday, May 10th - NJSLA begins for Grades 3-5 (details below)

Tuesday, May 10th - BOE Meeting - LVMS PAC 6:30 Ex. Session / 7:30 General

Wednesday, May 11th - School Nurse's Day! (Let's celebrate Nurse Ewer!)

Thursday & Friday, May 12-13 - Kindergarten Field Trip - Whittemore

Monday, May 16th - PTO Meeting in-person -BAC Cafetorium - 7pm

Friday, May 20th - 5th Grade Student Orientation at LVMS

Tuesday, May 24th - ARTs Rageous - at BAC 6:30-8:00 - more information will be coming!

Looking forward to another fabulous week at Cucinella,

Melissa Keiser

PTO Happenings:

The Cucinella PTO has some wonderful things happening! Check out the PTO Friday Folder for all of the PTO events.

Friday Folder:


Please see below for additional updates:

Next General Membership Meeting:

Monday, May 16th @7pm


Our next meeting we will be hosting elections. If you are a current or prospective board member or interested in voting you should attend!!!

Room Parent Reimbursement

Last day to submit for room parent reimbursement is Friday, May 20th. Please be sure all paperwork and receipts are submitted before then. The link to the reimbursement form is listed below. Thank you!


School Spirit Day

Monday, May 9th

Teacher Appreciation

Thank you to all parents who donated to teacher appreciation week. We are grateful for your time, money and snacks. Your generosity made teacher appreciation a success!

Courtyard Garden Family Planting Day and Flower Donations

We will be ready to plant our pollinator garden in a few weeks! Please consider volunteering your time to help us on Monday, May 23rd at 4pm. (Rain Dates 5/24 and 5/26)

Not available to volunteer, but would like to help? There are also slots available to donate flowers that are needed to fill the space. Donations can be dropped off Sunday, May 22 to 4 Lois Court Hackettstown.


Thank you for considering!

Fifth Grade Celebration Collection

Attention 5th Grade Parents:

If you are interested in donating to the Fifth Grade Celebration you may do so here:


Thank you for considering!

Outdoor Structure Committee Recruitment

Help wanted!

We are recruiting a team of volunteers to begin the planning process of our outdoor structure. Email contact@cucinellapto.org for more information!

Boon Supply

The catalogue has returned for the New Year! Thank you for considering shopping the Boon Supply catalogue for Kitchen and Household Items! 40% will benefit our organization!


Spring Picnic Planning Committee

The Spring Picnic is making a return to Cucinella and we need your help to plan! The picnic is scheduled for Friday, June 10th from 5-8pm (rain or shine) Please join our meeting on Monday, May 9th to help us plan. Can’t make the meeting, but would like to help? Send an email to Sarah.E.Cipolletti@gmail.com and I will send you our updates. Look for an invitation to the picnic soon, but in the meantime you can join us for the planning meeting via Google

Meet using this link: Spring Picnic Planning Meeting Monday, May 9 · 7–8 PM https://meet.google.com/cdm-zqwp-jqj

Thank you!

Have a great weekend, Cucinella! You R.O.C.K.!