FACT Camp Available this June for Middle School Girls

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Gabi Garcia, a senior at Sunset High School, is proud to announce a camp at Sunset high school this summer to introduce middle school aged girls to computer science, called FACT Camp.

In addition to lessons on a variety of types of programming, including Swift (Apple) programming, game design, and robotics (as well as many more), participants will also take a field trip to local tech companies to see what it's like to work in tech. “As a former camper and the current head of the camp, I can confirm that it is immensely fun and educational,” Gabi shares.

The camp, a collaborative effort between ChickTech, Sunset, Gabi, her student team, and the NCWIT AspireIT program, runs June 17th - 21st from 8 AM to 12 PM sharp, and is open to female-identifying students in grades 6-9. It costs $50 for the week, but scholarships are available - contact this email address for more information.

 Here's the link to register a camper. Deadline to register is June 6th.

Questions can be directed to factcampsunset@gmail.com.

Volunteers Needed for Chromebook Check-In

Cedar Park students will begin returning their chromebooks during the last week of school. Volunteers will be cleaning and inspecting the Chromebooks after check in. 

June 11, 2019 (6th grade)

  • 4 Volunteers - 10:45 to 12:45pm

  • 4 Volunteers - 1:15 to 3:30pm

June 12, 2019 (7th grade)

  • 4 Volunteers - 9:15 to 10:20am

  • 4 Volunteers - 12:10 to 1:10pm

  • 4 Volunteers - 1:15 to 2:20pm

June 13, 2019 (8th grade)

  • 4 Volunteers - 10:00 to 11:15am

  • 4 Volunteers - 11:45 to 2:20pm

Click HERE to sign-up for a short shift.

Chromebook Turn In Information:

Students should be prepared to turn in their devices during Humanities class.

Tuesday 6/11 = 6th grade

Wednesday 6/12 = 7th grade

Thursday 6/13 =8th grade

Parents should:

  • Evaluate their students chromebook for damages before turning the device in

  • Help their student(s) clean the chromebook with computer safe cleaning products before the device is turned in.

Cedar Park does not allow students to add stickers to their chromebook. Please ensure your student has removed any stickers they added before returning the device to the school. 

6th and 7th grade students are asked to leave the Red Identification Tape on the device as 6th and 7th grade students will receive the same chromebook they used this year for the next school year.  

8th graders are reminded: They are still responsible for their chromebook until they turn it into the Library. If a student intentionally damages or vandalizes their chromebook nearing the end of the school year, the student will be responsible for the cost of a replacement device which is $300. Parents should remind students that the chromebooks are school property and must be taken care of. 

Questions can be directed to Debbie Hernandez (Deborah_Hernandez@beaverton.k12.or.us).

2019 5K Planning Meeting Scheduled for 6/7

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Yes, it's time to start thinking about our biggest fundraiser of the year-- the 2019 Cedar Park 5K! Please join the planning committee on Friday, 6/7 at 11am at Market of Choice- Timberland (upstairs). 

Things to know about joining the 5K team:

  • The people are awesome 

  • It's an excellent way to connect with other parents

  • No one expects you to be the hero & take on three subcommittees

  • New ideas are encouraged

  • This fundraiser makes an incredible impact at CPMS

Questions can be directed to Karen (kdip325@yahoo.com). #keepcedarparkawesome

May 2019 Community Meeting Minutes & Treasurer's Report

The Cedar Park PTC held its final community meeting of the year on 5/20/19. Dr. Anderson & the PTC Board were on hand to give school & PTC updates, as well as present a PTC overview to incoming families.


Items included:

  • Changes to 2019-20 School Calendar

  • New Library furniture

  • Upcoming 5K Meeting (June 6/7 @ 11am, Market of Choice)

  • Upcoming Volunteer Needs (8th grade send-off)

  • YTD Treasurer’s Report

  • Approval of the 2019-20 PTC Board

    • President, Bettina Jeszenszky

    • Vice President, David Platt

    • Secretary, Hannah Donohue

    • Treasurer, Skye Kutansky

    • Volunteer Co-Coordinators, Jenna Dornblaser & Jennifer Rafanan

  • Approval of 2019-20 PTC Budget

Explore the full meeting minutes HERE or feel free to step through the slideshow.

A huge thanks is due to outgoing PTC Board members Jana Drotzmann, Jennifer Kveton, and Karen DiPietro. Thank you for all your hard work in the last two years to make our PTC successful.

Cedar Park Onstage Presents "Getting to Know... Footloose" this June

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Cedar Park Onstage will present “Getting to Know… Footloose” on Friday, 6/7 at 7pm and Saturday, 6/8 at 2pm & 7pm. The Getting To Know Series are uniquely adapted musicals specifically for youth performers.

One of the most explosive movie musicals in recent memory bursts onto the live stage with exhilarating results. When Ren and his mother move from Chicago to a small farming town, Ren is prepared for the inevitable adjustment period at his new high school. What he isn't prepared for are the rigorous local edicts, including a ban on dancing instituted by the local preacher, determined to exercise the control over the town's youth that he cannot command in his own home. When the reverend's rebellious daughter sets her sights on Ren, her roughneck boyfriend tries to sabotage Ren's reputation, with many of the locals eager to believe the worst about the new kid. The heartfelt story that emerges is of a father longing for the son he lost and of a young man aching for the father who walked out on him. To the rockin' rhythm of its Oscar and Tony-nominated top 40 score (the soundtrack album reached number one on the Billboard charts and has sold over 17 million copies!) and augmented with dynamic new songs for the stage musical, FOOTLOOSE celebrates the wisdom of listening to young people, guiding them with a warm heart and an open mind.

May Community Meeting Scheduled for 5/20, Board and Budget to be Approved

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Join your PTC leadership in the final community meeting of the year on Monday, 5/20 at 7pm in the Cedar Park Media Center. Dr. Anderson will be on hand to offer Cedar Park updates, and community members will vote in next year's officers and approve next year's budget.

2019-20 Proposed Board:

  • President– Bettina Jeszenszky

  • Vice President– David Platt

  • Secretary– Hannah Donohue

  • Director of Volunteers– Jennifer Rafanan (returning)

  • Treasurer– (open) Email Karen DiPietro (kdip325@yahoo.com) if you are interested in keeping Cedar Park awesome.

Come say one last thank you to our outgoing PTC leaders– Jana Drotzmann, Karen DiPietro, and Jennifer Kveton– and chat what worked, what didn't, and brainstorm next year's goals. 

The evening will also include a welcome presentation to all incoming fifth grade families. See you then!