Cardinal Monthly News - March 2024
March PTO Calendar

March Dates to Remember:

3/6: CWE Spirit Day

3/6 & 3/20: Late Start Days

3/7: General PTO Meeting 9:15 am via Zoom

3/8: Yearbook Orders DUE

3/12: Dine to Donate @ Greek’s Pizza in Westclay

3/14: Give Back Day @ Evereve in Clay Terrace

3/23: CARNIVAL 11am-2pm


No School on April 1-8

School resumes on April 9

Order Your Yearbook


You have one more week to place an online order for this year's 2023-2024 yearbook. To be guaranteed a yearbook, all orders must be placed by midnight on FRIDAY, MARCH 8. Late orders may incur a fee or may not be able to be accepted. Yearbooks will be delivered to students at the end of the school year.

Order Your Yearbook

Questions?  Please contact Cripe Photography.

Lost & Found Clean Out

Lost & Found Reminders: 

The Lost & Found will be cleaned out this week! Items that are unclaimed by Friday, March 8th will be donated to charity.

As spring approaches and the weather continues to fluctuate, please make sure your child's items are labeled with their name, especially coats and sweatshirts. 

Request for Placement Consideration

2024-2025 Request for Placement Consideration

Careful consideration is made in the placement of every student when making class lists for the upcoming school year.  If you would like to provide input regarding the placement of your child for the 2024-2025 school year, please download and complete the request form.

Forms must be returned to the office or e-mailed by Friday, April 19th.

Request for Placement Form

Pup Running Sign Ups

Calling all 4th and 5th graders! Pup Running is a Carmel school-based youth running program that is committed to encouraging fitness among elementary age children through the sport of running. Through fall cross country and spring track seasons, Pup Running strives to develop positive character qualities in students as they train and compete in cross country and track races—qualities like: Good Health, Sportsmanship, Teamwork, Discipline, Perseverance, and Best Effort.

Our spring season begins soon! Registration is now open and will close on March 28th at midnight.

For details and more information, please visit the CWE Pup Running Info page.

Pup Running Registration

Dine to Donate @ Greek's


The next CWE Dine-to-Donate is at Greek's Pizza on Tuesday, March 12th! 10% of ALL orders that day will go to CWE PTO! Dine in, carryout and delivery are all included. If ordering online, please be sure to order from the Village of West Clay location so CWE will earn credit for your order. Thank you! 

Evereve Shopping Night

Please join us on March 14th for a CWE PTO Fashion Fundraiser. If you shop at EVEREVE in Clay Terrace Mall, a portion of your sale will go to support the College Wood PTO. Please be sure to show the flyer and sign in at the register so CWE gets credit from your purchase. Your wardrobe will benefit as well as the school. Thank you for your support! 🛍️ 

Carnival... Coming Soon!

March is here and that means... it's almost CARNIVAL time!!! Mark your calendars for Saturday, March 23rd from 11 am - 2 pm. You won't want to miss it! Come join your friends for games, food, raffle baskets, auction items, prizes and so much more! Be on the lookout for a pre-sale form to come home this week. Return it to the school to skip the line and receive your carnival items ahead of time!

Carnival Sign Up

**Did you know it takes over 300 volunteers to run our Carnival?  Signing up for just one shift helps immensely! There are shifts for set up on Friday after school and during the carnival on Saturday so pick your desired volunteer spot.  

Volunteer Sign Up

**Want to donate items to the raffle?  Check out our Amazon Wish List. Items can be purchased until Monday 3/11. Thank you!

Carnival Amazon Wish List

**Our Qtego auction includes unique teacher/student experiences, one of a kind classroom art created by CWE students, exciting and fun opportunities to be a student helper at CWE, reserved parking spots and front row seats at CWE events, transportation to school in a fire truck, and more!  Be sure to register in advance and check out the items.

Qtego Auction Registration

Kindergarten Registration Now Open

Kindergarten registration is now open! Please visit the link below to register your kindergarten student for the 2024-2025 school year. Registering your child now allows the district to plan for incoming students and allows registered kindergarteners to receive information about upcoming kindergarten screenings and tours.

CCS Kindergarten Registration 

Planetarium QR Codes

Sudden darkness during a sunny day? The moon turning deep red? Explore fascinating stories about the rare and awesome eclipses, and find out when an eclipse is coming next to a sky near you! This is a multimedia extravaganza taking place in the Carmel Planetarium!

March 8th 7:00 pm (Sold Out!) and 8:00 pm presentations

Purchase Planetarium Tickets

Taste of Carmel - March 8, 2024

 Support the Carmel Education Foundation by attending this year's Taste of Carmel!

Friday, March 8th

502 East Event Centre, Carmel, IN

Taste of Carmel Website & Tickets