Friday, September 19, 2014
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C.E.T will REACH for Knowledge
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September 23 - Grades 1 & 2 Back-to-School Night, 7:00 p.m.
September 25 & 26 - Rosh Hashanah - Schools
September 29 - After-School Program begins
September 30 - Kindergarten Back-to-School Night, 7:00 p.m.
October 8 - CET Picture Day
October 10 - Emergency Management Plan Drill, 15 minute early
October 13 - Columbus Day - Schools
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.
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.
Supply Lists for the 2014-15 School Year:
Summer Reading Lists for the 2014-15 School Year:
(PLEASE CLICK ON LINK FOR FORM)
Please read this: Letter from Principal Maloney Regarding Forms
1. PESTICIDE LETTER
2. POTASSIUM IODIDE (KI) LETTER AND FORM
2A. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON KI
3. PUBLIC RELATIONS WITHHOLDING OF CONSENT FORM
4. NOTIFICATION OF RIGHTS UNDER THE FAMILY EDUCATIONAL RIGHTS AND PRIVACY ACT
5. OBJECTION TO RELEASE OF DIRECTORY INFORMATION DESIGNATIONS
6. 2014 AHERA Yearly Notification: Asbestos Notification Letter
7. School Reception Centers 2014-15
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.
We are having a
planning meeting on Monday, September 22nd at 12:00 at the Black Cow to
prepare for The Fall Festival. We would love your help so please join us
if you can. This year's festival will take place on Saturday, October
18th from 12-4 PM at CET.
Please make sure
to send in your Innisbrook orders by September 29th. Also, please
remember to cut out and send in Box Tops. This year, money earned
from Box Top collection will go directly to CET PTA Cares, a committee
dedicated to raising funds through the PTA which are used to help
families in our CET community that may need financial assistance with school
lunches and other necessary school items.
Welcome to a new school year! For those of you that might not know us, Croton-Harmon SEPTA’s mission is to bring parents, teachers, students and administrators together to promote the best education solutions for our community’s young people with special education needs. We are a resource for parents, we host a Speaker Series on topics of interest for the entire Croton-Harmon community and our Grant Program provides funding for innovative programs and resources designed to enhance the educational experience of our special education students. We also host an annual Family Fun Day and publish a quarterly newsletter, The Advocate, with the Fall 2014 edition to be distributed in the near future.
Membership is open to anyone that is interested in supporting special education in our community. By purchasing a membership, you support our Grant Program and enrich the education of our special education students. We encourage everyone to show your support by joining our Croton-Harmon SEPTA! Membership forms are available on our website. They will also be distributed shortly via a K-12 alert and will be available at our table at all Back-to-School nights. Please visit us!
We look forward to a fantastic school year with you!
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.
PTA Coffee Presentation on
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
At CET we frequently use the term “social emotional
learning”. You may be wondering; what exactly does that mean, how do
we address social and emotional learning at CET and how does this affect my
A message from Asst. Principal,
"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
Click on the logo above for
Channel 77- Tiger TV
September 2014 Schedule
News Articles about CET:
Croton-Harmon Math/ELA Scores Higher Than State Average
Tompkins School PTA Kickball Fundraiser Benefits School in Hurricane-ravaged Oklahoma
Letter: Thanks to Intergenerational Program from a Croton-Harmon Parent
Croton Students Collect Donations for Sandy Victims
Croton-Harmon's Master Teachers
Croton Tween is Winner of 3M young Scientist Award
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 email@example.com
(Click on the picture above to view available Spiritwear)
Parent Library in the Health Office
by Judy Cohen
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.
Lauren Fischer, School Psychologist
The Start of a New Year
PAL Program: Protect A Life From Food Allergies Program
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
Click here for more Health & Wellness Articles
Events/ for Children
More than 80
renowned children's book authors and illustrators will participate in the Chappaqua
Children's Book Festival on September 27 from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00
p.m. at the Robert Bell Middle School, 50 Senter Street, Chappaqua.
Free admission and parking; rain or shine. For a list of participaing
authors or more information, visit ccbfestival.org/authors .
Museum of Mathematics located at 11 East 26th Street, Manhattan (between
Fifth & Madison) has "Family Fridays" which are free hands-on
events for the whole family.
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
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.