The CSPTO Pulse

Sept 17, 2021

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Secure your Spot at the Ice Cream Social!

It's time for the annual Ice Cream Social at Center from 4-7pm on October 6th! Come delight in the company of friends, while enjoying some delicious ice cream and all the fixins. This year's event will be outdoors and will require you to sign up for a specific time slot to attend. You'll also be able to check out the Basket Raffle baskets and purchase tickets on site. Don't miss it!


Basket Raffle Updates & Tickets Now on Sale!

Pierce-Clarke and Knight's class still need basket coordinators! Please volunteer here to help organize a basket for the Ice Cream Social. Thank you to everyone who has already donated items for the class baskets so far. We appreciate your support!


Tickets are now on sale:

$1 for 1 ticket, $10 for 15 Tickets, $20 for 35 tickets


Buy tickets online at givebutter.com/basket-raffle, purchase at the Ice Cream Social or fill out the form sent home with your child and return to school. Online purchasers should fill out the virtual ticket entry form at ptocenter.com/basket-raffle, send the form in to indicate basket selections or come to the Social to make their selections.


Winners will be drawn after the Ice Cream Social on 10/6 and posted on the CSPTO Facebook page by 10/8. We'll contact winners via email/phone to coordinate pickup of their prize.

Do You Have Spirit? Yes We Do!

The Center School Store is open now through September 30th. Thanks to Center Sports, you can purchase your Chelmsford and Center gear for your family in our online store conveniently from home and raise funds for enrichment and other programs for our school.


Deadline Extended to Opt into Center Directory

The Center Community Directory is published annually for the convenience of reaching out to other Center families. WE DO NOT RECIEVE CLASS OR FAMILY INFORMATION FROM THE SCHOOL. Participation and information you choose to provide is optional, but we encourage you to list your child's name and classroom. Opt-in here to join by Sept 24!


**Please remember to resubmit if you previously submitted on 9/2**

Save the Dates:

  • Wed, Sept 29, 6:30pm - PTO Meeting
  • Wed, Oct 6, 4:00-7:00pm - Ice Cream Social
  • Thu, Oct 14, Varies - Picture Day
  • Sat, Oct 30, 11:00am - Trunk-or-Treat
  • Sat, Nov 6, Recycle Day

Volunteer for a Great Year

The Center School PTO is all the caregivers & families of Center School students, and it takes help from everyone to make it all happen! Please look at our list of opportunities to get involved and fill out our Volunteer Form to let us know how you’d like to participate with us this year.

CSPTO Board 2021-22

Erica Thornton – President

Jennifer del Solar – Vice President

Amy Tatton & Carey Noel – Secretaries

Hilary Spugnardi & Tara Lydon – Treasurers

Michelle Beard & Tiara Duff – Enrichment Coordinators


We welcome anyone interested in shadowing our officers & coordinators as it helps ensure a smooth transfer of knowledge and better succession planning. If you have questions, or would like to help with an event, project, or make a donation – just reach out to any board member, or send us an email.


For more information, and to stay up-to-date check out our:

  • WEBSITE has information on events, fundraisers, meetings and more
  • FACEBOOK :“LIKE” @PTOCenter for announcements, reminders and other important info
  • VOLUNTEER for upcoming activities or to make requested donations