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

Friday, October 31
CET Halloween Parade
Monday, November 3
CET PTA Book Fair
Tuesday, November 4
CET PTA Book Fair
Election Day
Superintendent's Conference Day (Staff Only)
Parent/Teacher Conferences for CET, PVC and CHHS
SCHOOL CLOSED FOR STUDENTS 

Today, 10/31/2014
High: 53 Low: 41
Mostly cloudy
15% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 11/1/2014
High: 52 Low: 36
Chance rain
40% chance of precipitation.

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...

Police Officers Talk Halloween Safety at CET
While costumes and candy are a big part of Halloween, Croton-Harmon Police Department officers reminded CET students that safety will come first in the village during Friday’s festivities.




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Croton-Harmon's Unity Day Highlighted by News 12

"Students at the Croton-Harmon School District chose to celebrate National Unity Day by taking a schoolwide stand against bullying.

School officials held an assembly where students witnessed some powerful personal testimonies about bullying." Watch the video.

 


First-Graders Explore Hudson River

CET first-graders took a trip to Croton Point Park recently, where they explored the shoreline of the Hudson River with educators from Ossining’s Teatown Lake Reservation.

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CET Goes Blue in Honor of National Award

In honor of CET being named a 2014 National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education, students and staff members came to school wearing blue on Friday.

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Fourth-Graders Get Hands-on with Native American Culture
CET fourth-graders learned about trading practices, crafted intricate necklaces, played traditional games and contemplated the use of artifacts as part of the school’s first Native American Day on Oct. 3.
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Magic Jim Helps ‘Bullyproof’ CET
Respect. Responsibility. Caring. Carrie E. Tompkins students were challenged to step up and embrace those three pillars of good character on Monday during assemblies hosted by magician Jim Vagias, also known as “Magic Jim.” Read more...

CET Promotes

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C.E.T will REACH for Knowledge

Respect Effort Acceptance Cooperation Honesty 


Announcements


Monday - Wear your Silliest Socks
Tuesday - Twin Day
Wednesday - Favorite Hat Day
Thursday - School Spirit (Orange & Black)
Friday - Wear you Costume (Halloween Parade)

 
Please take a moment
to read our CET Halloween Parade
Information Letter.

Click here to view



 
 

The CET
Parent-Teacher Conference 
Scheduling System
is now CLOSED.

For any changes, please contact
Lisa Fitzgerald at (914) 271-5184 x 3214



Click on the picture above for the District Color Calendar and Parent Guide

IMPORTANT DATES

October 28 - Last day to use the Parent Portal for Parent/Teacher Conference sign-up; call Lisa after 10/28 at 271-5184 x 3214

October 31 - CET Halloween Parade, 1:00 p.m.

November 3 to 8 - CET PTA Book Fair

November 4 - Parent/Teacher Conference Day -
No classes for students

November 11 - Veteran's Day -   Schools Closed

November 1 8 - Evening Parent/Teacher Conferences, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.

November 19 - CET Picture Retakes 

No vember 27 & 28 - Thanksgiving Recess - Schools Closed 



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. 


Order your School Tool Supply Boxes today at www.schooltoolbox.com  



Supply Lists for the 2014-15 School Year:

Kindergarten

First Grade

Second Grade

Third Grade

Fourth Grade 


Summer Reading Lists for the 2014-15 School Year:

Kindergarten

First Grade

Second Grade

Third Grade

Fourth Grade




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

A huge THANK YOU goes out to everyone who helped make our Fall Festival a great success. To everyone who baked or volunteered at a carnival game booth or just showed up with their families to enjoy the day, we really appreciate it. We all had so much fun and the positive vibe of the event was awesome!

Also, you should have all received a copy of KID STUFF Coupon Book filled with valuable coupons. Please send in $25.00 for each book that you plan to keep (Make checks payable to CET PTA), or return any unwanted books. Remember CET makes $12.50 for each book sold! Money or returned books are due back on October 31st! 

We are so excited for our upcoming Scholastic Book Fair!! From Monday November 3rd- Saturday November 8th you can visit Sir Readalot's Castle in the CET gym.  Students, families and teachers are welcome to shop. Please see the CET PTA website for book fair hours and to learn how you can volunteer to help!  We will be selling spiritwear and baked goods on Tuesday November 4th, teacher conference day. Hope to see you all there!!

Finally, please come to our next PTA Meeting scheduled for Monday November 10th at 1:00 pm in the CET Projects Room

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SEPTA NEWS 

Croton-Harmon SEPTA is proud to share that in honor of Unity Day earlier this week, we brought an interactive performance by the Kids on the Block to CET on Friday 10/24!  The Kids on the Block are educational performers who prepare and deliver unique shows for multiple grade levels to support awareness around varying disabilities and illnesses.  This exciting educational show utilized puppets to tell a story, engage the children, create awareness and foster understanding, empathy and UNITY in youngsters.

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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



CET Recognized as a
National Blue Ribbon School
by Dept. of Education Secretary Duncan
Announced 9/30/2014
Watch it Now

Please read the Journal News (LoHud)
Article here.

 





What's happening at CET??  Read all about it in the October 24th, 2014 Principal's   Newsletter!

  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

Unity Day (which turned into Unity Week) was a huge success at CET.  We began the week with Friendship announcements by our 4 th graders and by beginning to hang our Unity Chain around the school.  By Wednesday we had over 600 chain links united into one giant chain!

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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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Click on the logo above for
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

October is Anti-Bullying Month!

At CET, we are celebrating anti-bullying month in various ways during October. Our teachers are reading books in their classrooms about pro-social and friendly behaviors and as a whole school we will be celebrating Unity Day on October 22 nd . Some ways to help your child get involved in anti-bullying month include:

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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.