Important First Semester Dates- Fall 2018


Please mark your calendars for the following important dates at Cedar Park through the first semester of 2018-19.  

More detailed information and additional dates will be sent throughout the year.


New Student Family Reception  Thursday, August 23

This informal, drop-in event is geared toward our new families from 5-6:30pm.  A sweet treat will be provided as students will have an opportunity to "walk" their schedule, explore Cedar Park and meet other CPMS families. 


First Day of School (6th Grade Only)    Monday, August 27

Sixth graders will have the school (and the bus) to themselves as they experience CPMS for the first time.  WEB leaders (8th grade mentor/leadership team) will lead them through ice breakers and other fun activities.  Students will have a shortened schedule to meet all of their teachers. Students do not need to bring anything except a lunch. CPMS' school day begins at 9:15am.


First Day of School (7th & 8th Grade)  Tuesday, August 28

The seventh and eighth graders will join the sixth graders on 8/28.


Health Preview/Back to School Night   Thursday, Sept 13

Swing by the school at 5:30pm to preview the health materials for the year.  The organized Back To School event begins at 6pm.  Parents will hear from administrators, as well as walk their child's schedule to listen to specific class info from individual teachers.


Cedar Park PTC Mixer    Monday, Sept 17

NEW THIS YEAR! Join fellow CPMS parents for an informal gathering to broaden our Cedar Park community.  We're in this together, so we might as well get to know each other.


AVID Family Night/Family Fun Night     Thursday, Sept 20

A special gather for our AVID families begins at 5:30pm.  The annual CPMS Family Fun Night is getting a fall reboot this year.  Stay tuned for more info regarding this teacher-led evening event, which will begin at 6:30pm


Outdoor School (6th Grade)    Sept 24- 28

Our sixth grade is lucky enough to have a fall Outdoor School date, meaning this experience will team-building and an adventure to remember.  More info (and paperwork) to come.  6th grade teams are assigned a specific camp.


Coffee & Tea with Dr. Anderson     Monday, October 1

NEW THIS YEAR!  Join Dr. Anderson for an informal gathering with other CPMS parents.  This is an excellent opportunity to have your questions answered and hear more about policy, strategy, and news at Cedar Park.  Morning session at 8:45am.  Evening session at 6pm.


Cedar Park 5K    Thursday, October 4

The PTC's only major fundraiser will take place on Thursday, 10/4 (NEW DATE!).  Volunteers will be needed to manage the chaos and ensure a successful event. Our goal is to make our full annual budget so we can sit back, relax, and watch our donations being spent for the rest of the school year.


Parent-Teacher Conferences     Wed, Oct 10 & Thurs, Oct 11

Our fall conferences are invite-only, meaning your child's teacher will contact you if they'd like to meet personally.  Conferences run from 5:30-8pm on 10/10 and 8:30am- 8pm on 10/11.  NO SCHOOL FRIDAY, 10/12.


Parent Teacher Club (PTC) Meeting     Monday, October 22

Our first PTC meeting of the year will feature Safety Resource Officer, Matt Cline, who will discuss online safety for kids and parents.  Starts at 7pm in the Cedar Park library.


Cedar Park Soccer Tournament & Latino Family Night    Thursday, Oct 25

The soccer excitement begins at 4pm.  Join our Latino community for a family-friendly event at CPMS, beginning at 7pm.


cedar park's day @ BSD clothes closet     WED, OCTOBER 31

Join other CPMS parents as we staff the Beaverton School District's Clothes Closet from 9:15-4:15pm.  Volunteers will sort donations as well as work the store. Look for shift sign-up soon.  More info regarding this valuable BSD program can be found here.


Coffee & Tea with Dr. Anderson     Tuesday, November 27

NEW THIS YEAR!  Don't miss out on Dr. Anderson's generous offer to sit down and chat about all things CPMS.  Have your questions answered!  Morning session at 8:45am.  Evening session at 6pm.


Additional dates will be added, including Volunteer Orientations and choir/band concerts.  Be on the look out for more info as the school year progresses.

Looking for the District's 2018-19 calendar?  FIND IT HERE.