Dignity for All Students Act

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APPR

Croton-Harmon Annual Professional Performance Review (APPR)

Click here for more information on APPR as well as the plans for both teachers and principals.

School Calendar

Thursday, November 27
Thanksgiving Recess
Friday, November 28
Thanksgiving Recess
Monday, December 1
Winter PVC Modified Sports Begin
Wednesday, December 3
Superintendent's Conference Day
Half-Day for Students 
CHHS & PVC Dismissal, 11:00 a.m. 
CET Dismissal, 11:45 a.m.
Thursday, December 4
Board of Education Meeting, CHHS Community Room, 7:30 p.m.
CET, PVC, CHHS Building Planning Council Meeting, 3:15 p.m.

Today, 11/26/2014
High: 38 Low: 29
Rain/snow
100% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 11/27/2014
High: 37 Low: 22
Mostly cloudy
12% chance of precipitation.

Weather Announcement

Croton-Harmon School District will have an EARLY DISMISSAL on Wednesday, November 26th, 2014. CHHS & PVC will begin dismissal at 10:00am and CET will dismiss at 10:45am on 11/26/2014. Please check back for further updates. Thank you and have a Happy Thanksgiving! **CHUFSD EARLY DISMISSAL for 11/26/2014**

The Croton-Harmon Schoolhouse

 


Click on the Croton-Harmon Schoolhouse
and learn about all the connections between and among the District Mission and Vision and our students, teachers and community.

In the News...

CET Collects Food for Local Families
Looking to make a real impact in the local community, Carrie E. Tompkins Elementary School continued its annual tradition of partnering with the Croton Caring Committee to collect food for families in need this Thanksgiving.

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First-Graders Share Thanksgiving Meal
Carrie E. Tompkins Elementary School first-graders embodied the spirit of giving and sharing during the annual Thanksgiving feast on Nov. 21.
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Fourth-Graders Thank Veterans

Carrie E. Tompkins Elementary School fourth-graders penned letters to veterans in honor of Veterans Day.

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CET Promotes

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C.E.T will REACH for Knowledge

Respect Effort Acceptance Cooperation Honesty 


Announcements

CET's 4th Grade Chorus Performs at UN

HAVE YOU HEARD US?

Children’s Voices in Creating a World Fit for ALL:
Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the
Convention on the Rights of the Child

Thursday, 20 November 2014
-12:30pm-



Click the picture above to watch the event!


November 27th, 2014
Click here for more information.

IMPORTANT DATES

November 27 & 28 - Thanksgiving Recess,  Schools Closed 

December 3 -  Superintendent's Conference Half Day  - Early Dismissal starting at 11:45 a.m.

December 4 - Grade 3 Concert for Parents, 8:45 a.m., Multipurpose Room

December 12 - Winter Concert for Parents, 8:45 a.m., Multipurpose Room

December 22 - January 2 - Holiday Recess, Schools Closed

January 5 - Classes Resume



Please label your child’s lunchbox and outer clothing including sweatshirts. Each year our Lost and Found is piled high with sweatshirts, sweaters, and coats that go unclaimed.



Please Click on the Image Above For CET After School Program Regisitration Info

If you are moving, either within Croton or out of the area, please be sure to contact the Principal's office and speak with Mrs. Kooney (271-5184 x 3212) as soon as you know your plans. 


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Click here for the new Form for New Students for the K12 Alerts Notification System

Updating your and your child’s information in the K12 Alerts system:

To be sure we have the most up-to-date information for you and your child, you may access K12 Alerts by either logging on to the CET Homepage where you will find “Parent Portal/K12Alerts” or by accessing the Croton-Harmon School District’s Homepage and clicking on “Parent and Resident Portal/K12Alerts”. Once you log in to the K-12 Alert System, you will be able to make any necessary changes to your or your child’s information.


 
NEWS

Please mark your calendars for the upcoming Holiday Craft and Fun Fair at CET on Friday, December 5, from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Hot Chocolate and Cookies will be available for purchase and your children can make gifts to give this Holiday Season.

Thanks to everyone who volunteered and supported our Book Fair! Our All for Books drive surpassed all previous records. In excess of $2800 was given to Mrs. Maloney to purchase books for our library and classrooms. In addition, Scholastic will donate more than 2,800 books in our name to children in need. We matched last year’s numbers selling over $29,000 of merchandise which gives the PTA a cash profit of over $7,000. 

Please keep in mind that our next PTA General Meeting is scheduled for Monday, December 8, at 9:30 a.m. in the CET Projects Room! Hope to see you there! As always, if you would have any questions please email us at cetpta.com

Wishing everyone a Safe, Healthy and Happy Thanksgiving!!


SEPTA NEWS 

Please join Croton-Harmon SEPTA for our upcoming membership meeting on Tuesday, December 2, at 7:30pm in the CHHS Community Room.  We will discuss our Grant Program, upcoming Family Fun Day and our spring Speaker Series presentations. 

Croton-Harmon SEPTA is proud to announce our upcoming Speaker Series presentation, Parenting Strategies That Work With Your Child’s ADHD & Restoring Calm.  Aaron D. Smith, MS, LMSW, an ADHD Achievement Strategist and Motivational Coach, will present on this topic on Tuesday, December 2, at 7:30pm in the CHHS Community Room.  His presentation will be followed by a question and answer session.  Please join us!

 


Information on the Lunch/Recess Program

Some things to note:

The lunch/recess period is 45 minutes. Students have about 20-25 minutes to eat and 20-25 minutes to play. Students go to recess before lunch.

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News

2014 National Blue Ribbon Award
-Carrie E. Tompkins Elementary
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We are all very proud of being designated as an Exemplary High Performing school.






What's happening at CET??  Read all about it in the November 21st, 2014 Principal's   Newsletter!

CLICK HERE to view the CET Special Area FALL 2014 newsletter. For more specific information, click at the top of the CET Website, where it says "Grade Level/Dept."

  PTA Coffee Presentation on
Differentiation
Differentiation is an instructional approach that recognizes that students differ as learners in terms of background experience, culture, interests, models of learning, independence as well as other ways. Looking for more specific information? Click the image below for Mrs. Maloney's Power Point Presentation

 


News from the Assistant Principal,

Mrs. Kerri Bianchi

News from the Assistant Principal, Mrs. Kerri Bianchi

With the recent drop in temperature that we experienced this week, it may have had some of you scrambling to find winter coats, hats and gloves.  I wanted to take this opportunity to review a few guidelines that we follow here at CET...

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A message from Asst. Principal,
Kerri Bianchi

"
Schools are responsible for teaching your child. But schools can't do their job if your child is absent. Learning builds day by day. A child who misses a day of school misses a day of learning."

Click here for some helpful tips on how you can improve your child's school attendance



Want to know more about the Common Core Learning Standards
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Channel 77- Tiger TV 
Latest Show Schedule



School Song & School Spirit

Do you know the C.E.T. School Song?
 
Click here for a printable song sheet
 
Click here to listen to the melody.


Does your little tiger cub need some Spiritwear?
If you would like to order or have any questions, please contact Anne Tyre at 
646-752-1116 or am71174@aol.com
(Click on the picture above to view available Spiritwear)


Health & Wellness




Click for Information
about Enterovirus D68 
 


We are fortunate that the CET PTA sponsored the Professional Lice Screening event in September. However, lice are constantly around us, especially within the elementary school age population. Parents have continued to phone us about new cases, and the Health Office has also diagnosed students in many classes. For this reason, I am asking all parents to keep checking their children each week.
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Parent Library in the Health Office

by Judy Cohen
Judy.Cohen@chufsd.org
and
Renee Tanner
Renee.Tanner@chufsd.org

A library has been set up in the Health Office with books on various topics for parents to read and discuss with their children. The books cover a wide range of medical and social/emotional topics.

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Please find below articles regarding social emotional wellness for students and their families.

Social-Emotional Wellness

Lauren Fischer, School Psychologist

The Importance of Generosity in Children

Last year around this time, I wrote an article about gratitude. As I am again reminded of the importance of practicing gratitude within your families, I began thinking of instilling a generous and caring spirit within children and how this is related to gratitude in so many essential ways.

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PAL Program: Protect A Life From Food Allergies Program
Renee Tanner, 
District Social Worker

-Dear CET Families-

For the past several years, CET has established the PAL Program:  Protect A Life From Food Allergies Program where lunch tables are set up in the Multipurpose Room for students who have severe allergies and must sit at an allergy table....

 PAL Program Form

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Personal Space

Renee Tanner, Social Worker

During the month of October, I have been doing whole class lessons on personal space in kindergarten.  Personal space is a concept that is difficult for some people of all ages to understand.  For a person to be at their best in any situation, they must have the adequate amount of personal space.

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Parent Connection

Events/ for Children

I SKI NY Free for Kids Passport  is a program that allows 3rd & 4th grade students to learn to ski or ride this winter free up to 3 times at each participating ski area OR you can choose the "Learn to Ski or Ride" package.  For more information visit www.iskiny.com or call (315) 696-6550.


CET & the PTA collect the following items:

Boxtops (found on participating products such as General Mills, Betty Crocker & Ziploc) may be placed in the newly painted orange & black mailbox in the front foyer of CET

Labels for Education (found on participating products such as Campbell’s, Post, Glad & Bic) may be placed in the collection box outside the Principal’s Office

Plastic bottle caps (rigid caps only are sent to Aveda where they are recycled into product packaging) may be placed in the red containers by the Multipurpose room doors

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This year CET will continue to participate in the Labels for Education program. Through the program we can collect UPCs from participating products to earn points that can be redeemed for FREE educational merchandise.

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Bottle caps for Aveda:  Bring in bottle caps and help save the environment! There is a bin near the Multi-Purpose Room to put your caps in.  Together with 1700 schools, Aveda has been able to recycle over 700,000 pounds of caps - preventing approximately 81 million caps from entering our waterways and landfills. Click here for more information.