CES PTA October Newsletter
3 - PTA Executive Board Meeting @ 8AM in Media Center
11 - 6th Annual FUN RUN Fundraiser
18 - Fun Run Rain Date
23 - School Opens 4 Hours Late for Conferences
23 - Staff Dinner
24 - Grandparents Tea (Last Name A-M @ 9AM-10AM, Last Name N-Z 10:30AM-11:30AM)
24 - School Opens 4 Hours Late for Conferences
25 - School Dismisses 3.5 Hours Early for Conferences
21-25 Book Fair Preview Week
28 - 11/1 Book Fair
tbd - Fall Classroom Parties, Grades TBD
tbd - Fall Classroom Parties, Grades TBD
1 - Movie Night - CES Cafeteria 6:30PM
From the Board
Thank you to everyone who came out to our first General Membership PTA Meeting of the year. We had a really great turnout and we’re so happy so many of you want to be involved this year! Thank you to everyone who has joined the PTA! If you chose to receive a directory, they will be put together and will be sent home shortly. We are very excited about our Fun Run coming up this month. We have some really great prizes in store for the kids this year and some fun surprises on the race course! Please remember to send in those last minute donations and send your child’s race packet with any cash or checks back to school by the day of the race (October 11th). Everything online will already be recorded. Prizes will be distributed shortly after the race. We have even more fun to look forward to this month, Book Fair & our annual Grandparent’s Tea is coming up soon too! For more details, visit our website www.ptaces.org. We hope everyone has a great month!
Brooke, Ashleigh, Tracy, Ashley and Nicolle
CES PTA Fun Run Fundraising officially kicked-Off on Sept. 19th! Thanks to those who already registered and donated online & offline! Your PTA is grateful for every dollar your scholar has raised so far.
Volunteers are needed for the day of the Fun Run, Friday, Oct. 11th (Rain Date of Oct. 18th) If you are available to help with event tasks at any time between 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., please, contact Jessica Byrne via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Or Sign-up HERE!
Register, Donate & Watch our growth LIVE, visit our CES webpage at
Important Fun Run Event Details can be found on the website, as well as other documents you may need (FAQ, Prize Page etc.).
If you're scholar does not have a personal MyFunRun webpage, please GO ONLINE NOW and register your scholar! Continue reaching out to family & friends to help our school make the minimum Goal of $40,000. Share their webpage to family & friends via email, phone call/messaging, Facebook or Facebook Messenger, Twitter, etc.
Book Fair Events and Grandparents Tea!
The Book Fair is coming to the
CES Media Center!
Save The Date
October 21st – November 1st 2019
Calling all Parents!!
Send a Pencil Gram to your favorite little pumpkin!
$1 buys a personal message along with a new pencil delivered the apple of your eye’s classroom!
Pencil Grams will be sold during Parent Conference week. All money collected will be used to donate books to children in need.
Important Book Fair Dates
Student Preview October 21st & 22nd
WE NEED PARENT VOLUNTEERS TO MAKE THIS EVENT A SUCCESS!!!
Please click HERE to help at the book fair!
Come and enjoy tea, light refreshments, and shop at the Book Fair with you little pumpkins on October 24th! Book Fair will be open for sales during Grandparents Tea.
Last Names A-M – 9am – 10am
Last Names N-Z – 10:30am – 11:30am
Book Fair is Open for Sales
Monday, October 28th- 9am-6pm
Tuesday, October 29th – 9am-8pm - Literacy Night 5pm-8pm
Wednesday, October 30th – 9am-6pm
Thursday, October 31st – 9am-4pm
Friday, November 1st – 9am-4pm
Support CES PTA through your Amazon orders! AmasonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features as Amazon.com. The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the charitable organization of your choice. Sign up by going to https://smile.amazon.com/ and searching for Centerville Elementary School PTA (Frederick, MD). After you're set up every order you place through Amazon will benefit CES! Just make sure you're shopping on https://smile.amazon.com!
Staff Appreciation Conference Night Dinner!
Thank you to everyone who donated to our Back to School luncheon! The staff loved everything and were so appreciative. This month the Staff Appreciation committee is hosting a Thanksgiving style dinner for the staff on October 23rd! Please consider signing up to donate a dish, it would be greatly appreciated! Thank you for all of your continued support.
Please click here to sign up to donate a dish!
BOX TOPS FALL 2019 CAMPAIGN OCT.7-OCT. 25
NEW THIS YEAR:
Physical Box Tops are being phased out of production, but may continue to be found on many products throughout the stores. Please send in your clipped Box Tops, along with any unexpired clips you may have at home. Since physical Box Tops are being phased out, download the ALL-NEW Box Tops app, shop as you normally would, then simply scan your store receipts to find participating products. The app will automatically credit your school's Box Tops Earnings online. You may also designate an individual (Centerville star) to credit each scan to. This Fall, we will not have prizes for the top earner, as we are transitioning to this new platform. Every student that participates will get a special prize to be announced at the start of the campaign. Each class that has 50% or more participation will earn a popsicle party!
Download the Box Top for Education App and start scanning your receipts in for Box Tops! Download the all new app here: https://www.boxtops4education.com/
If you have any questions or would be willing to help count the Box Tops during the campaigns, please email email@example.com. Thank you for clipping (and scanning!) for our CES Stars!
THE NEXT GENERATION OF BOX TOPS IS HERE.
Box Tops is changing to fit today's families. The new and improved Box Tops mobile app uses state-of-the-art technology to scan your store receipt, find participating products and instantly add Box Tops to your school's earnings online. App is available on Apple and Google platforms.
● MORE CONVENIENT - Redeem anywhere, anytime within 14 days of purchase
● EASY TO USE - No more clipping or sending Box Tops to school
● REAL TIME - Your school’s earnings are automatically updated online
● EXTRA CASH - Access special bonus offers on top of your Box Tops earnings.
Traditional Box Tops clips are being phased out of production but may continue to be found on many products throughout the store. You can still clip and send them to school.
Every valid Box Tops clip is worth 10¢ for your school. Make sure each one has a clearly visible product acronym and valid expiration date.
Eventually the Box Tops program will become digital-only. Participating brands are starting to change their packaging from a traditional Box Tops clip to the new Box Top label. If you see this label, use the new Box Tops app to scan your receipt. Box Tops are still worth 10¢ each for your school. The app will find participating products purchased at any store and instantly add cash to your school's earnings online.
Composting at CES!
Look for information coming home soon on our upcoming Reflections contest! Last year we had a Centerville shining star win a National Reflections award! Can't wait to see what we do this year!