CPA Tiger Talk
February 20-24, 2023
Ethical Principle of February: Justice
Dates to Remember
Monday February 20: No School: Presidents' Day!
Wednesday March 1: Elementary Game Night, 5:30-7pm (see below)
Thursday March 2: Early Release Day (Dismissal at 1pm)
Monday March 13: Board of Directors Meeting, 6pm
Wednesday March 15: Elementary Conferences Evening
Thursday March 16: No School for PreK-4th Grade Due to Conferences
Thursday March 16: Elementary Conferences Day
Friday March 17: No School for Staff or Students
Tuesday March 24: Middle School Conferences, 4-7pm
Thursday March 26: Middle School Conferences, 4-7pm
Tuesday March 28: ACT Exam for CPA Juniors (see below)
Tuesday March 28: High School Conferences, 4-7pm
Thursday March 30: High School Conferences, 4-7pm
Monday April 3 - Friday April 7: Spring Break--No School for Staff or Students
Apply for Free or Reduced Price Lunch & Other Benefits!
If you haven't already done so, please complete the application as soon as possible. If you prefer a paper copy, please contact the CPA office.
This week in CPA Tigers athletics:
CPA Student Highlights:
4th Graders built structures using Magna-Tiles purchased through Donors Choose!
The Middle School basketball team took first place in the Hastings Tournament!
2nd grade scientists built heart symbols using Legos for Valentines Day!
Three CPA elementary classes participated in the "Books for PeaceMakers" program.
Guest speakers shared about the impact of police violence during Criminal Justice class.
Ms. Klein and Ms. Auman dressed up as 100 year olds for the 100th day of school!
Congrats to the January Peacebuilders of the Month!
Baby pictures needed!
Show us your cute baby face so Ms. M can put it in the yearbook! All 12th graders should submit their baby pictures using the link below before March 3rd. Thank you!
Elementary Family Game Night
Last week students brought home a paper invitation with a QR code on it for families to RSVP. You can also RSVP by clicking this link. We ask for all RSVPs by February 24 so we can plan for everyone. See you there!
11th Grade ACT Exam
CPA 11th grade students have been registered to take the ACT Exam on Tuesday, March 28th at CPA. The ACT is a standardized test used for college entrance. For more information about the ACT, please visit these links:
More information will be shared with 11th grade students and families as we get closer to March 28th. If you have any questions about the ACT at CPA, please contact CPA's Testing Coordinator Aaron Tepp at firstname.lastname@example.org or 651-280-4575.
Join the Badminton Team!
CPA is Now Enrolling!
Do you have family members or friends looking for a new school community to join? Great news: CPA is now enrolling for the 2023-2024 school year!
One of the best way people find our school is by word of mouth--and this contributes to the feeling of community that we value so highly. So please send this link to your friends, family members, and neighbors who would like to be part of a community like CPA!
If you have any questions about ACCESS testing, please connect with CPA's ELD Coordinator, Megan Olsen at email@example.com or 651-280-4561.
After School Program Opportunity!
-On the job coding certificate training to enter high paying tech careers. Teens make $15/hr starting at 10 hours a week. Snacks and transportation provided. Mondays & Wednesdays from 3:30-5:30.
-K-3rd grade literacy tutoring centered in the arts in small groups and one-on-one. Students experience various art forms from professional artists, attend field trips, and receive snacks and transportation. Tuesdays & Thursdays from 3:30-5:30.
For more information or to get registered, visit the 30,000 Feet website or call 651-210-3454
If you have pics of CPA students in action, please share them! Think class projects, field trips, athletics, dances, and more. Ms. Michalak didn't become the yearbook editor until after the fall sports seasons, so we especially need soccer and volleyball photos.
Submit your photos at https://community.lifetouch.com/invite?code=CPATIGERS-23 or email them to firstname.lastname@example.org and include date, names, and grades. Thanks for supporting the CPA yearbook!
Weather & Clothing
Are you looking for an easier way to make payments at school? Create a SchoolPay account!
SchoolPay accounts make it easier to process any payments you need to make to the school, athletics department, or cafeteria. Families can complete the application for free and reduced price lunch through School Pay, and families who receive free or reduced price lunch can also print their determination letter, which can be used to receive discounts at museums, MTC, and more!
Visit the CPA website to learn more and get started!
Every Meal Weekend Meal Bags
If you have any questions or need support, please contact the social work team.
CPA Safety Tip Line
If you prefer, our liaisons will be happy to translate or explain any announcements in Tiger Talk or answer any questions you have about CPA. Contact Maikao Lee at 651-280-4545 (Hmong), Mariana Majil at 651-289-3742 (Spanish), or Paw Nay Bu at 651-280-4591 (Karen) for support.