May Cougar Press

Sprinkle Kindness Around Like Confetti

Teacher Appreciation Week May 2-6

Our teachers and staff have worked very hard this year to make sure we are meeting the needs of every students to the best of our ability. To honor our staff, PTA is asking for your help by donating items to fill the pantry and fridge for our staff this week. We want the staff at College Park Elementary know how much they are appreciated. We have put a cart in the front foyer for you to drop off snacks and drinks for the pantry/fridge for staff this week. Anything you can donate will be greatly appreciated.
We have provided some ideas below:
  • Soft drinks
  • Bottled water
  • Gatorade
  • Chips
  • Popcorn
  • Gold Fish
  • Chocolate
  • Cookies
  • Granola bars
  • Nuts

May Field Trips

Prekindergarten May 2, 2022 Old McDonald's Farm (Rescheduled Date)

2nd Grade May 2, 2022 Interactive Aquarium

4th Grade May 17, 2022 Space Center Houston

3rd Grade May 23, 2022 Baytown Wetlands

5th Grade May 24, 2022 Kemah Boardwalk

Spring Art Show

Location: Baker 6th Grade Campus

Date: Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Thursday, May 5th Last Day for Parent Visitors to Cafeteria

This will be the last day parents will be allowed on campus for lunch for the 2021-2022 school year.

Kindergarten Music Program

Thursday, May 5, 2022 from 5:30pm-6:00pm

CPE Showcase Thursday, May 5th 5:00pm-6:30pm

Please come out and see what our Cougars have been working in for this showcase. There will be a display for each grade level.

PTA Board Elections May 5, 2022

Location: Conference Room

Time: 3:30pm

STAAR Testing May 9-13

No visitors will be allowed in the building this week due to testing security. Please be sure your 3rd - 5th grade students get a good nights rest all week and eat a good healthy breakfast each morning especially on school days. STAAR report card samples are attached below for better understanding of how to read the STAAR reports you will be receiving once scores arrive. A link to the website for all STAAR information is attached as well.

End of Year AR Party Friday, May 20, 2022

Students who have reached their End Of Year Accelerated Reading goal will be invited to attend the end of year A/R party. Please be sure to send their permission slips back so that they may attend this event. Students without a signed permission slip will not be able to attend. Again, this is only students who have reached their yearly goal. Questions concerning this event should be directed to Mrs. Momin @

5th Grade Rocket Launch Monday, May 23, 2022

Each year Mrs. Finnen has the 5th grade students build their own rockets (sponsored by PTA). Once the rockets are complete, a day is set aside for the students to launch them. This is a fun event for the campus and 5th grade parents are invited to attend provided they have a cleared VOLUNTEER APPLICATION online. (see below for instructions on how to complete the volunteer application) Thank you to Mrs. Finnen and the PTA for providing and supporting such a fun event.

Aloha Summer and Talent Show Wednesday, May 25

End of Year Awards

Please see the attachment for the end of the year awards dates and times.

**Please keep in mind, dates and times are subject to change.**

End of Year Parties for PK-4th Grade Thursday, May 26, 2022


Last day of School **Early Dismissal** 11:20am.

Student will be dismissed at 11:20am. Please check your students folders for their end of year report cards. Put these in a safe place if you are moving or changing schools. You may need them.

Staff Member of the Month Elizabeth Ulsh

Congratulations to Kindergarten teacher Mrs. Elizabeth Ulsh. Thank you for taking care of our students and volunteering your time with our PTA. Our students and staff love you and your help with PTA is appreciated more than you know.