School Happenings

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VIRTUAL Art Night December 9th, 6 pm:  

CSS PTA has partnered with P.S. ARTS to offer a virtual Family Art Night.  Registration is required for this FREE event: reserve kit here!

Please be sure to pick up your art kit(s) on Monday, Dec. 7 from 2-3:30 pm in front of the CSS office. Please wear a mask and bring your confirmation of registration for the event. For questions, please contact

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This holiday season is unlike any other and it wouldn’t be half as cheerful for our staff if it weren’t for all the generous people that have adopted a CSS Staff member…so THANK YOU for your generosity! You should have received an email with the staff wishlist to assist with our gift card(s) shopping. As a reminder, we do ask for the card denomination to have a minimum value of $25. If you don’t recall who you adopted and/or didn’t receive the wishlist please email

When:  Wednesday, December 9th
Time:    9:00am – 10:00am
Where: CSS front office
Details: 3 PTA Executive Board Members will be sitting at the doors manning the safe where you can drop your gift card.  The gift card should be in an envelope with the staff member’s name CLEARLY LABELED. It is ok to use a standard size envelope as JUST THE GIFT CARD will be placed inside personalized mugs filled with Hershey kisses.  If you cannot make this drop-off please email for assistance.

In an unusual time we are leaning on each other more than ever. We are so lucky to be in a community and school district with so many resources and compassionate individuals.

While we all are doing our part(s) in the home, the teachers and staff at Center Street are going beyond the call of duty.  To show our appreciation this year, more than ever, we are expanding Teacher/Staff Appreciation beyond its typical weeklong event that occurs in May.  LEARN MORE AND HOW YOU CAN HELP! 

Please explore this webpage for various topics, as well for our full calendar which is where you will find each month’s general PTA meetings.  For the time being these meeting will all take place via Zoom, and the links will be posted, here, on the main CSSPTA webpage 24 hours prior to meeting (remember to login using your child’s esusd email account).  When you attend these meetings you will hear about: budgets, chair position openings, details of any upcoming events, and get to know each of us more in depth.  Be sure to JOIN PTA prior to the meeting! We would love to see new faces!

Breakdown of some upcoming events:

Art Night December 9th:  We are working on an art night for our Cougars! It will be a Zoom meeting and you will pick up supplies at school the day of the event! 

Book Fair March 8th thru March 12th: We are super excited to offer our book fair to our students.  We are hoping to be in person, but if not, we have the ability to do it virtually!  More details to come.

Story Pirates is bringing something truly exciting to our kiddos.  This is one of the kids’ favorite nights on campus and we’re so excited that they’re creating a virtual platform for us to enjoy! We will be finalizing a date in the upcoming weeks.

Ice Cream Social June 4th:  We are hoping to still have some form of Ice Cream Social this year!  No matter what it looks like, we want to celebrate the kids and let them know we are proud of all the hard work they will have done this year!  

In addition to all these dates, each month our amazing nutrition and character counts chairs will be creating something for our students to do at home.  These lessons will help give the kids a look into mindfulness with their physical health and their mental health.  We thank both chairs for working so hard on these lessons!

These are just a few things to let your Cougars know are on the horizon!  We are really looking forward to this year!  If you have any questions or would like to send me any creative ideas for the upcoming year please reach out to me at 

The complete list by grade of recommended school supplies to have on hand for the school year can be  found here.

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