Canyon Pointe Elementary

PTO Newsletter - September 2019

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Student Holiday - September 2nd

We welcomed all our students to Canyon Pointe Elementary & what a great start to the year we have already had. We covered the sidewalks with creativity and positive messages and enjoyed our first spirit night at Bahama Bucks. It's going to be a great 2019-2020 school year!!


Remember we have a student holiday on Monday, September 2nd, so be sure to mark your calendars.

REMINDER

Doors open at 8:10 am and Great Expectations Assembly will begin at 8:30am. The tardy bell rings at 8:40 am.


Our Wildcat Monthly newsletter runs the first of every month. Our newsletters will keep you updated with important information, dates, and activities happening at CPES! Also, www.tomballisd.net, www.canyonpointepto.com, and www.facebook.com/CPESPTO have up-to-date information.

Car Riders - Thank you!!!

We have had a smooth start to the school year and we just want to say THANK YOU!! It is such a great help for the kiddos, CPES Staff & You when the car rider drop-off and pick-up runs smoothly. Keep up the great work!!

Parent Night - 3rd & 4th Graders - September 5th, 5:30pm - 7pm

3rd & 4th grade parents please join us to learn more about the PTO, meet your children's teachers, learn about their day, what it means to be part of a Great Expectations school, learn more about CPES theme "The World Is Yours" and what to expect this 2019-2020 school year. See you there!

PTO - Hospitality Team

Our PTO Hospitality team has been hard at work this first week of school. They have provided the bus drivers snacks, gum & water and delivered Friday treats to the CPES teachers and staff. They all work so hard to ensure our kiddos are safe, happy, feel welcomed and cared for while in their care.

4th Grade Homecoming Float Parade - September 18th

CPES traditional 4th grade homecoming float parade is just around the corner. Be on the lookout for more details and an opportunity for your kiddos to show off their creativity.

Individual Picture Day - September 25th

Come in your best dressed & have your biggest smile. Individual Picture Day is September 25th. More details to come. If you child is unable to attend, there will be a makeup picture day in November.

Fall Fun Run/Field Day - Will be November 8th

Our Fall Fun Run/Field Day will be November 8th. More details to come. We would love for the kiddos to wear their grade level field day spirit wear shirt. How wonderful would it be see a rainbow of colors as our kiddos enjoy this day?! You can order them here - https://cpesspiritwear2019.itemorder.com/sale

Calling all our wonderful CPES Volunteers!

Volunteer help is really important to make any school year into a successful year. If you would like to volunteer at various classroom events and school events, help with your time/other donations throughout the coming school year, right now is the perfect time to let us know. All volunteers at CPES need to have their background check done before they can help us at school. Also PTO will need your contact information and availability/event preferences, for them to send you emails as and when they need help. Please follow BOTH links below and provide required information.


1. For Background clearance by TISD: please go to link below and fill up the form for volunteer opportunities.

https://www.tomballisd.net/apps/pages/ht/volunteers-classroom-observation


2. For PTO database: please fill the form at link below. PTO uses it to contact you as and when the school needs volunteer help.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/12wDavRQacvTqz5ETn_NEsjSGlpK4knNoTDhMQHfoSSw/edit?ts=5d463e15

Spirit Wear

We are excited to offer some new spirit wear this year such as hats, a zip up hoodie and our field day/fun run/grade level shirts. https://cpesspiritwear2019.itemorder.com/sale

Birthday Book Club - sign up deadline is September 27th

The CPES library sponsors a Birthday Book Club. If your child is signed up they will get to decorate a sticker that will be placed inside a book of their choice and keep it for 2 weeks. They get to eat lunch in the library with their fellow birthday celebrators and enjoy a donut decorating buffet. They LOVE this!!


July/Aug/Sept/Oct birthdays will be celebrated in October.

Nov/Dec/Jan/Feb birthdays will be celebrated in January.

Mar/Apr/May/Jun birthdays will be celebrated in April.


The cost of Birthday Book Club is only $20 & deadline to sign up is September 27th.

Go to https://tomballisd.schoolcashonline.com/ & follow the instructions.

Support Canyon Pointe Elementary

Love to order through Amazon? Use Amazon Smile for your purchases and support Canyon Pointe at the same time! Visit https://smile.amazon.com/ and search for "Canyon Pointe Elementary School PTO". CPES will receive a donation from all purchases you make!

Watch D.O.G.S.

"Dads of Great Students"

This program is for dads, grandfathers, and even uncles to provide a positive and active role model for students at the school. (More details available HERE )

TWO forms must be completed to participate in this program.

  1. Volunteer/Background check form
  2. Commitment form (signed and returned to front office of CPES)


You may also purchase a Watch DOGS T-shirt to wear on your volunteer days from the official website.