CSMA Fall 2021 News!

A brief newsletter to share big news!

Principal's Message

Greetings CSMA Families,


Welcome back! It has been so nice to see everyone back in the classrooms engaged in learning and connecting with staff and friends. Thank you for all of your support as worked out the routines the first week. We are looking forward to welcoming you back into the building for our Open Houses later this month, please save the date(s) included in this newsletter. For the most up-to-date information please visit our updated website (link included below).


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Please remember, if you have been exposed to COVID-19, or someone in your household tests positive, there are quarantine guidelines that must be followed. Please contact the office to report a COVID case/exposure. If you have questions, or need guidance, please contact Nurse Teri (203-275-4256) or Nurse Bristhole (203-275-4204).


If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to call us at either CSMA locations:

Beechwood Campus: 203-275-4250

Linwood Campus: 203-275-4200


Yours in partnership,

Mrs. Davis

Dates to Remember

Sept. 16th - NO SCHOOL - YOM KIPPUR

Sept. 17th - Mobile Vaccine Clinic at CSMA Linwood Campus 9:30-11:30AM

Sept. 17th - DRESS DOWN DAY for $1

Sept. 23rd - Beechwood Open House @ 5:30pm

Sept. 29th - One Session Day - 12:50 Dismissal

Sept. 30th - Fall Portrait Day

Sept. 30th - Linwood Open House @ 5:30pm

Oct. 6th - One Session Day - 12:50 Dismissal

Oct. 11th - NO SCHOOL - Italian Heritage Day

Oct. 20th - One Session Day - 12:50 Dismissal

Oct. 20th - District K-2 Read Aloud Day

Updated Student Contact Sheets were due September 8th

If you haven't returned your child's contact sheet, please do so ASAP. If you need another copy contact the main office or make your child's teacher aware.

Dismissal Reminder

Please remember to send a note or email to the office if there are any changes to your child's dismissal plan. While we understand last minute changes do occur, we will not be taking last minute changes on a regular basis. A note or email is preferred and appreciated so we can plan for a more timely dismissal. We appreciate your support!

Additionally, students will not be called for dismissal between 2:00pm - 2:40pm as we are preparing for dismissal. If you know your child must be picked up early please inform the office so we can have them ready for you and so we do not disrupt the educational process in the classrooms.

Dismissal takes place between 2:50 - 3:10 PM, please make the appropriate arrangements to pick up your child from school on time, or be at the bus stop at least 10-15 minutes prior to the designated time. Elementary scholars must be met at the bus stop by a responsible adult unless a drop off waiver has been submitted. Thank you in advance for your support, your child's safety is our concern.

CSMA Dress Code

Please see information about our dress code below. All students should be in uniform daily with shirts tucked in. Grey sweatpants and t-shirts are allowed on PE days. NO LOGOS please. There is a 7 day grace period for uniforms. By Monday, Sept. 13th the dress code will be fully enforced. Hoodies and non-uniform jackets or sweaters will not be allowed. Please be sure if you child needs an additional layer over their uniform shirt it is uniform color and has no hood or logos. If you have an issue with uniforms or have any questions please feel free to reach out.
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New Uniform Pant Color

Burgundy pants are now part of our uniform policy. Students may wear khaki or burgundy pants with a white or burgundy top. Please remember that shirts should have a collar. It's ok to wear a crew neck grey t-shirt for gym days.

Health and Wellness Announcement

  1. Please check your child/children for symptoms of illness daily.
  2. If your child is feeling sick or has been in contact with a COVID-19 positive individual STAY HOME. DO NOT SEND YOUR CHILD TO SCHOOL IF THEY WERE IN CONTACT WITH A POSITIVE INDIVIDUAL. YOUR CHILD MUST QUARANTINE FOR 10 DAYS.
  3. Contact Mrs. Davis and Nurse Bristhole/Nurse Teri with any health related questions or concerns: ldavis@bridgeportedu.net; mbristhole@bridgeportedu.net; tjarzynski@bridgeportedu.net