Cardinal Weekly News - 9/8/23

News from Ms. Cross

 Body Safety Presentations will take place September 11th - 15th in each individual classroom. 

Bullying Presentations will take place September 25th - 29th in combined classrooms by grade level.

To opt out of presentations, please utilize the 2023-2024 Abuse Prevention & Safety Form in PowerSchool. If families opt-out, alternative activities will be available for their children during the presentations.

The resources below are recommended for your review. Please contact Ms. Cross with any questions.

Discussing Sensitive Topics

Digital Safety

Ghosts & Goblins Early Registration Ends 9/8

This fun family event takes place Saturday, Oct. 21st at 9:00AM at Carmel High School. Participants can dress in costume (optional) and walk or run together to show school spirit. This event is presented by the Carmel Education Foundation, which provides scholarships and education grants to students and teachers throughout our district.

Register for Ghosts & Goblins Run/Walk

Ghosts & Goblins Run/Walk

Homecoming Spirit Days

Join us for Homecoming Spirit Days, September 18-22

Monday, 9/18 ~ CWE spirit day

Wear your favorite College Wood shirt or red, black, and white colors.


Tuesday, 9/19 ~ Grade Level shirts

Wear your 2023-2024 “Back to School“ shirt from the PTO!


Wednesday, 9/20 ~ DISNEY DAY

Dress in your favorite Disney attire. *Please no props, masks, or hats.*


Thursday, 9/21 ~ Jersey Day

Sport your favorite jersey.


Friday, 9/22 ~ CARMEL DAY

Show your Greyhound Spirit with Carmel attire or blue and gold!

Follow @myccsbus for bus delay information

 Did you know you can find out if your child's bus is running late? Follow CCS Transportation @myCCSBus for the latest news and updates.

PTO Fun Run Fundraiser

Next week on Tuesday, September 12th registration will open for the biggest PTO fundraiser of the year! This year the PTO has set a big goal of raising $40,000! Donations raised will fund two field trips per grade, sponsor academic and extracurricular opportunities for students, provide discretionary funds for every staff member to support their classroom, and fund monthly family events for all College Wood students.   

Fun Run Fundraiser Totals

Volunteer Interest Form on Membership Toolkit

 Get Involved with the PTO! Let us know what events or committees you are interested in by filling out our Volunteer Interest Form. This does NOT commit you to participate, but allows committee chairs to reach out to you when the time arrives to start planning.

*If you filled this out last spring, no need to do it again unless things have changed for you.*

Donate to Bakers!

Help us show appreciation to our teachers and staff by donating baked goods!

Sign Up to Donate to Bakers

30 Minute Hit

30 Minute Hit: Ready to punch, kick, sweat & smile your way to amazing results?! Please join us for an awesome CWE giveback event!  $159 Punch Card for CWE parents (limited to women), 12 visits (after the Free Trial), Gloves & wraps included (yours to keep!). Additionally, 30 Minute Hit will offer a 10% discount off all membership levels for CWE parents all year long.

Get started today!

Bin Scrub Give Back

CWE PTO is teaming up with Bin Scrub to steam clean, sanitize, and make your garbage bins smell great, all while raising much needed funds for the school. Bin Scrub will be contributing 10% back to CWE for each household that signs up for garbage bin cleaning service. WIN/WIN!

BinScrub Sign Up (Enter the give back code: COLLEGEWOOD)

Be a Girl Scout!

It’s never too late to be a Girl Scout! If you are in grade K-12, kickstart your Girl Scout journey and explore the exciting possibilities ahead on September 11 at 6:00 p.m. in Lawrence W. Inlow Park, or on September 14 at 6:00 p.m. in West Park for our 'Explore the Outdoors' Sign up Event. We’ll see you there! If you can’t make it or have any questions, contact Whitney.