PTA News and Announcements


CES ANNOUNCEMENTS


UPCOMING KEY DATES:
November 20th 10:15 am General PTA Meeting

Toy Drive Begins

Runners Clubs Ends Until Spring
November 22ndSpirit Day: Wear Pajamas!

Early Dismissal: 1 pm

November 23rd - 24th No School: Thanksgiving Recess
November 28 - December 1CES Book Fair & 5th Grade Bake Sale

Parent Teacher Conferences

Early Dismissal: 1 pm
November 29th 1 - 2 pm CES Book Fair Presents Linda Fairstein for Book Signing
December 3rdCES Chorus @ Sound Tigers Event
December 6th Author Series Presents Jarrett Krosoczka













PRINCIPAL SIROWICH HAS A BLOG...SAY WHAAT??

Extra, Extra, Read All About It...Have you checked out the Coleytown Chronicles yet? Principal Sirowich keeps you up-to-date on Coleytown's cutting edge news. We have to say, the pics are super cute and it's a great way to stay informed. You can also subscribe to the blog.


GENERAL PTA MEETING

November 20th 10:15 am at CES Science Lab

Have you heard about the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)? Are you interested in learning about how your children are experiencing science at Coleytown? Please join us and meet Pete Alfano, the CES Science Coach. Pete will facilitate a hands on and informative meeting where parents experience science as their children do each day!

The meeting will cover 1) how our science curriculum uses modeling to explain phenomena, 2) how students develop questions and investigations to explore this phenomena, and 3) how science and engineering practices are embedded into our units of study. We hope to see you in the Science lab for this exciting meeting!


CES BOOK FAIR

November 28th - December 1st

Howdy parents! Yippie Yi Yay! The Wild Wild West is coming to the CES Book Fair in our Library! Find hundreds of books that your cowboys and cowgirls will want to read from new and favorite authors, bestsellers, popular series, and more. It's a treasure trove of engaging and affordable books for every reading level. Support our school while holiday shopping - CES will earn 25% of all proceeds.

BOOK SIGNING EVENT

November 29th at 1 to 2 pm

We are so lucky to have the opportunity to welcome Linda Fairstein to Coleytown for a book-signing event. She is an accomplished adult author, a former prosecutor in the Manhattan District attorney's office, and now a children's author! Click Here to find out more about her new children's book series, The Devlin Quick Mysteries, described as a "modern day Nancy Drew". The second addition of this series has just been released. You will be able to purchase these signed books at the fair, by cash or check only, made out to the CES PTA. Don't miss this great event!


CES AUTHOR SERIES

December 6th

The CES community is thrilled to welcome New York Times best-selling author and illustrator Jarrett J. Krosoczka, to our school on December 6th. With more than thirty published books to his credit, including the Lunch Lady, Platypus Police Squad, Jedi Academy, and Punk Farm series, as well as several picture books, Mr. Krosoczka – with a remarkable ability to connect with his young readers – will captivate students with stories of how he became a writer & illustrator and the process it takes to publish his stories. He’ll also be autographing books! Order yours today to commemorate this special experience for your child! Simply fill out an order form and return it to your child’s teacher by November 20th. Want to learn more? Check out Mr. Krosoczka’s amazing website – www.studiojjk.com -- which has lots of games, activities, sketches, and videos, including his two TED talks (with over 2 million views!).


CES CHORUS TO SING NATIONAL ANTHEM AT SOUND TIGERS HOCKEY GAME!

Sunday, December 3rd - 3:00pm @ Webster Bank Arena

Let's pack the stands and support CES at this Family Fun Event! Special Center Ice section reserved for CES families. CES recognition on the video boards and over the PA system! Click for order form.

Discounted ticket price $20 (regularly $32) for all students, staff, friends, and family!

Please make checks payable to CES PTA and return with form in envelope marked "Sound Tigers" to CES office via your child's green folder.


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