CET Celebrates 100 Days of School
Carrie E. Tompkins Elementary School kindergartners, first- and second-graders marked the 100th day of school on Feb. 24.
Students Lead Specials Night
Carrie E. Tompkins Elementary School opened its doors on Feb. 11 for parents to learn more and get hands-on in the areas of music, the arts, library and physical education. Read more...
Living Like Colonists for a Day Read more...
CET fourth-graders got into character on Jan. 23 for the annual Colonial Day, donning clothing and headwear true to the American colonists while rotating through different activities.
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.
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. Read more...
Please find below articles regarding social emotional wellness for students and their families.
Lauren Fischer, School Psychologist
Meaningful Goals for the New Year
January is often a time when individuals set goals for themselves in the New Year. It is healthy for children to learn the importance of goal setting to use as a lifelong skill.
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
How to Be a Good Friend
By Renee Tanner, District Social Worker
As parents you can encourage your child to develop positive and healthy friendships. Have your child talk with you about his/her friendships. If your child shows signs of feeling rejected or left out, talk with him/her about it.
AVEDA has informed us that they will discontinue their program and no longer accept plastic caps and closures...
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
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. Read more...
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For any changes, please contact
Lisa Fitzgerald at (914) 271-5184 x 3214
January 30 - CET Report Cards go home
February 2 - After School Program begins
February 9 to 13 - Incoming Kindergarten Registration
February 11 - Specials Showcase, 7:00 - 8:15 p.m.; Snowdate is February 12
February 16 to 20 - Winter Recess, Schools Closed
Kindergarten Registration for 2015 - 2016
Registration for September 2015 Kindergarten will be held the week of February 9 - 13. To obtain a registration packet with appointment days & times, please call Mrs. Kooney at 271-5184, ext. 3212.
Children must reside in the school district and be five years of age on or before December 1, 2015.
Important Message from The After School Program Director:
The Winter/Spring After School Program
will begin on MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2nd
not on January 26th as printed on the official school district calendar. The program will run 10 weeks for regular classes with an additional 2 weeks for any make-up classes.
Please Click on the Image Above For CET After School Program Registration Info.
Apply for the Fran Perez After School Program Memorial Scholarship Fund 2014 – 2015
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.
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.
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. Read more...
2014 National Blue Ribbon Award
-Carrie E. Tompkins Elementary-
We are all very proud of being designated as an Exemplary High Performing school.
CLICK HERE to view the CET Special Area Winter 2015 Newsletter. For more specific information, click at the top of the CET Website, where it says "Grade Level/Dept."
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
This winter has impacted us with a variety of school closings, delayed opening and early dismissals. In order to ensure that you receive the proper communications from the school, please be sure that your K12 Alert information is up to date...
Want to know more about the Common Core Learning Standards? Read more...
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We can't believe that it is February already. The school year is really flying by! We would like to take a moment to thank all of the wonderful volunteers who make the PTA what it is. To everyone who serves lunch, bakes for a bake sale, collects box tops or more recently, volunteered to help us out with data entry, we COULD NOT do this without you!!
Please consider joining us for the next General Membership Meeting this Monday, February 9, at 1:00 pm. Stay warm and think spring!
As always, if you would have any questions please email us at cetpta.com
Croton-Harmon SEPTA is proud to announce our second annual Family Fun Day at WeeZee The Science of Play on Saturday, March 14th! WeeZee is a play, fitness and learning facility for children from birth to 12, of all abilities. They use sensory-science to create a world of sensory experiences that improve academic and athletic performance and enhance social relationship for all children. Our Family Fun Day will be held from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. at a reduced rate. Preregistration required. Please refer to the flyer that was sent home last week or get an extra copy at the Welcome Center. Please register early!
Also, please join us for our next general membership meeting on Friday, February 13, at 9:30 a.m. at PVC Middle School. We hope you can join us!