SAVE THE DATE-- Student Socials Scheduled for 2/15

Cedar Park will host the first of two student socials of the school year on Friday, 2/15. Each grade will have a separate celebration. CPMS staff work hard to plan and organize this event. Past socials have included a DJ, food/snacks, a photo booth, and various stations throughout the building for students to choose from. 

Parent involvement is a MUST to ensure a safe, fun, and awesome event. Look for volunteer shifts soon via mVP. This popular event is a perfect way to spy on, errr.... witness your child's social circle.

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Student Store Volunteers Needed

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The CPMS Student Store is in need of new volunteers in 2019.

Cedar Park's Student Store is open to students before school, Monday through Friday. Student's purchase extra school supplies, PE Shirts, and other favorite items. Volunteer shifts run from 8:45am until about 9:20am.

Shifts can be weekly, every other week, monthly or whatever works best for your schedule. Duties include setting up the student store before school starts, serving student customers who come by, closing the store and securing the money from the sales that day.

There will be a training held Friday, January 25th at 9:15am for interested volunteers. Meet Student Store coordinator, Carrie Fox, in the lobby for a quick run through so you can feel confident that you know where to find what you need and what to do to work the student store. Training not required to sign up. 

Feel free to sign-up for a shift by clicking HERE.

Chaperones Needed for 7th Grade OMSI Experiences this January

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The PTC-funded 7th grade experience this year will be a field trip to OMSI this January to explore the King Tut exhibit and view “Egypt: Secrets of Mummies” at the Empircal Theater. 

In order to make this field trip happen,parent chaperones are needed to be assigned to a group of around five students. This entire field trip will be paid for, including chaperones.

The group will be leaving Cedar Park around 9:30 am and return around 3:00pm by taking MAX light rail services. 

Links to sign-up are below. All chaperones are required to have completed a background check.

Thursday, 1/10: FUJI King Tut at OMSI

Tuesday, 1/22: LOTUS & HURD King Tut at OMSI

Thursday, 1/24: AMBASSADOR King Tut at OMSI

Cedar Park Volunteers Staff BSD Clothes Closet

Thank you to the 10 Cedar Park volunteers who staffed the BSD Clothes Closet last week.

The BSD Clothes Closet assigns each school one Wednesday a week to provide volunteers for the sorting room and store.

Cedar Park came through to provide excellent service and customer service, as well as the man power to open, sort, and organize the boxes of donated winter coats that had recently come in.

More information about this vital BSD program can be found here. They are always in need of gently, used clothing, especially winter coats and shoes. New underwear and socks are also high in demand this school year.


Kandinsky Art Lit Off to Awesome Start, Volunteers Needed for 6th & 7th Grades

Cedar Park 8th graders embraced Art Lit yesterday, learning about Russian painter Wassily Kandinsky. Parent volunteers presented the lesson and then assisted the students in completing a Kandinsky-themed art piece.

Examples of 8th grade art projects. Well done!

Examples of 8th grade art projects. Well done!

Volunteers Needed for 6th & 7th Grade

The art lit team is still in need of volunteers to assist 6th & 7th grade students through this project.

To find the correct time to assist with your child’s class, please ask your student when they have Humanities on Wednesdays. You can also check Parentvue to view your child’s schedule.

Here is the bell schedule for Wednesdays. Please note: AN MVP PROFILE IS REQUIRED TO VOLUNTEER DURING SCHOOL HOURS.

6th Grade— Wed, 11/28. Times vary based on student schedule.

6th grade sign-up HERE.

7th Grade–– Wed, 11/7. Times vary based on student schedule.

7th grade sign-up HERE.

Art Lit at CPMS is made possible by your generous 5K donation. Questions can be directed to our CPMS Art Lit Team (cpms.art.lit@gmail.com)

CPMS 8th Graders listening to Kandinsky lesson. Captivated!

CPMS 8th Graders listening to Kandinsky lesson. Captivated!