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  • Reading Musical Foundation Merit Scholarship Award Recipients

    Last month over 200 young musicians in Berks County competed in the Reading Musical Foundation's (RMF) merit scholarship auditions.  A total of 108 students place in these auditions, sharing $77,700 in awards.  We are delighted to announce the two CT students who earned honors in this year's audition!  Congratulations!

    An Tran

    Photo Courtesty of Purdon Photography

          • An Tran, Piano 
          • Thomas W. & Marian Christman Balkcom Piano Scholarship, 3rd place
          • Grade 4

    Ryan High

    Photo courtesy of Purdon Photography

          • Ryan High, Piano
          • Robert R. Kreitz - Mark A. Hornberger Piano Scholarship, Honorable Mention
          • Grade 5
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  • FREE Fun Fightin' Phils Fundraiser for CT

    Thanks to Capital BlueCross, we are excited to invite you to participate in this year’s “Live Fearless” Outstanding Student program on Tuesday, May 9th at the First Energy Stadium with the Fightin' Phils!  In order to redeem your 2 free tickets and purchase additional tickets for guests, please visit:

    https://baseballtown.org/outstandingstudent.html, select "Cornwall Terrace Elementary - May 9", and complete the form to print your tickets at home or place on hold at Will Call.  You may also visit the Fightins Ticket Office or call 610-370-BALL.

    The Outstanding student awards cereomony will begin at 5:30 PM and end at approximately 6:00 PM, so please plan to arrive by 5:30 PM.  Game time is 6:35 PM.  We hope this program motivates and rewards our students for their effort, while raising money for our school.  This program offers:

    Thanks to the generous sponsorship of Capital Blue Cross, our school will receive $1.00 for each FREE ticket used and each additional discount guest ticket ($5.00 each) purchased! 

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  • April 11th is National Pet Day

    Between April 5 and May 5, we are selling sweet treats and raffle tickets and collecting items to help local shelters with daily needs.  Please click here for more information about our annual event to help our furry friends who are looking for forever homes.  Click here to see images of the raffle prizes. 

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  • PSSA Testing - Information for Parents and Guardians

    Please visit the links below for important information from Mrs. Yeiser about the PSSA testing for grades 3 to 5.

    PSSAs - Letter to parents about testing

    PSSAs - No electronic devices

    PSSAs - Frequently Asked Questions

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  • PSSA Testing

    The CT PTO is supplying a snack and bottle of water every day to all students taking the 2017 English Language Arts, Math, and Science PSSAs.  Below is the list of snacks and days of distribution.  If you are uncomfortable with your child receiving a snack, especially with regards to allergies, please make your homeroom teacher aware as soon as possible.

    Reminder:  Please take a moment to reschedule conflicting well visits to the doctor or dentist, as needed. The district policy is to mark students "Unexcused" for "preventable" absences - such as doctor/dentist well visits and vacations - during PSSA testing, which is only applicable for students in grades 3-5.

    Click on this link for more information about PSSA Testing.

     

    2017 PSSA Dates & Snacks:

    Assessment

    Dates

    Snack

    Grade(s)

    English Language Arts

     

     

     

    April 4

    April 5

    April 6

    April 7

    Goldfish

    Strawberry Nutrigrain Bar

    Apple Slices

    Bagel, jelly, cream cheese

    Grades 3-5

     

     

    Mathematics

    April 24

    April 25

    April 26

    Pretzels

    Animal Crackers

    Cinnamon Rolls

    Grades 3-5

     

    Science

    May 1

    May 2

    Goldfish

    Pretzels

    Grade 4 only

     

     
     Make-Up  May 8-12, 2017  No snacks  

    Grades 3-5

     

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  • Every Kid in a Park

    Blue Marsh has passes for 4th graders to participate in the "Every Kid in a Park" program which focuses on getting kids in the outdoors and to parks. While the passes are for 4th graders, they allow the carload to enter any Federal Recreation Area for free through August 2017. A regular (America the Beautiful pass) costs $80/year for park entry or $20/day. If you are interested in acquiring a 4th grade pass, you need to bring your 4th grader to the park with a paper voucher to exchange for the pass. Please visit  https://www.everykidinapark.gov/ for more information about this program.  Also, click here to view the Fall 2016 Blue Marsh Lake Newsletter, and click here to view current programs at Blue Marsh Lake.

    Contact Hallie Groff, a Natural Resource Specialist at Blue Marsh Lake, at (267)284-6551 with questions.

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  • Key Dates in April 

    • 24-28 PSSAs in Mathematics, grades 3 to 5
    • 27 - Wear something recycled day - celebrating Resourcefulness

    . . . . in May

    • 1-5 PSSAs in Science, grade 4 only
    • 3 - Band Concert Rehearsal 7:00 pm, HS Auditorium
    • 4 - Band, Orchestra, & 5th grade chorus in school concert dress rehearsal
    • 4 - Spring Concert 7:00 - 9:00 pm, HS Auditorium
    • 8-12 PSSA Make-up testing
    • 10 - PTO Meeting 6:30, 2nd floor flex room
    • 16 - 3rd grade field trip (1 of 2)
    • 17 - 3rd grade field trip (2 of 2) 
    • 18 - 4th grade field trip 
    • 25 - 5th grade field trip 
    • 25 - Dress like you've achieved your goal spirit day - celebrating Perseverance
    • 26 - Early dismissal at 11:45 am
    • 29 - School closed

    . . . . in June

    • 1 - Education Day with the Fightins field trip, grades 3 to 5
    • 3 - HS Graduation
    • 8 - Last day of school for students (tentative)
    • 9 - Last day of school for staff

     

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  • Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads Of Great Students) Program

    We are thrilled to continue Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads Of Great Students), a nationally recognized program that has brought hundreds of thousands of fathers and father figures into our nation's schools.  The goals are to provide positive male role models for all students just by being present and active in the school and to provide an extra set of eyes and ears to enhance school security and reduce bullying.

    Success is a result of participation, and we need you!  Who are you?  You are fathers, step-fathers, grandfathers, uncles, and other father figure who will volunteer one day of your time during the school year to be a Watch D.O.G.S Dad.

    What may I be asked to do?  

    • Help direct traffic in the morning, helping students get from their car to the school
    • Check to make all of the doors in the school are locked
    • Work with the children in various grade levels
      • Helping with reading, sight word flash cards, or staying focused or on task
    • Have lunch/recess with your child!

    How Do I Volunteer?  Contact our new guidance counselor, Mr. Justin A. Foster at FosJus@share.wilsonsd.org or 610-670-0180 X3057*

    For more information on Watch D.O.G.S, please visit: www.fathers.com/watchdogs

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  • Volunteer Opportunity

    Please sign up for CT Cafeteria Volunteers 2016-2017!  In an effort to provide more opportunities for you to spend time in school with your children and give a HUGE helping hand to our younger friends during lunch, we invite family members to join us during 1st and 2nd grade recess/lunch from 11:00 a.m. to noon. The success of our Watch DOGS dads program and feedback from other parents led us to extend this wonderful opportunity with more family members! Our little friends need help - a lot of help - reaching food in the lunch line and opening containers/food bags at their lunch table.

    We're using SignUp.com (the leading online signup and reminder tool) to organize everything.

    Here's how it works in 3 easy steps:
    1. Click this link to go to our invitation page on SignUp.com: http://signup.com/go/rzztH3
    2. Enter your email address: (You will NOT need to register an account on SignUp.com)
    3. Sign up!  SignUp.com will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. Easy!

    Note: SignUp.com does not share your email address with anyone.

     

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