Congratulations to the following students who have won the Reflections contest and will move on to the district level!
Primary Visual Arts: Bennett Lee, Grade 2, “Adventure in Zion”
Primary Film Production: Danny Smith, Grade 2, “Skylanders are Awesome”
Primary Music Composition: Autumn Layne, Grade 2, “Ghosty Nights”
Intermediate Music Composition: Conrad Hoffman, Grade 5, “Vita Allegra, Cheerful Life"
Intermediate Dance Choreography: Sammi Smith, Grade 4, “Halloween Hornpipe”
Primary Photography: Gianna Holm, Grade 2, “A Walk in a Park”
Intermediate Photography: Elias Doell, Grade 5, “Half Way Between”
We are so proud of these talent Cougars!
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Center Street Students CLEANED UP in this year’s Rotary/ESFD Fire Safety Poster Contest taking five out of the nine top awards! This year’s CSS winners were:
Marie Marcais - 1st place in 5th grade
Julia Zhang – 1st place in 4th grade
Finley McAndrews – 2nd place in 4th grade
Nikita Bertoni – 1st place in 3rd grade
Alexandra Callahan – 3rd place in 3rd grade
Congratulations to these talented artists – and thank you to the El Segundo Rotary Club and the Firefighters for the opportunity.
Every student wins through programs funded by your donations to the El Segundo Education Foundation (Ed!). For only $34 a month ($400 a year), you will make a difference at the CSS by helping to fund elementary programs such as: CGI – Math (DIRECTV), Computer Science (Boeing), Library, Literacy Specialist Support, Physical Education (Skechers), STEM (Chevron, NRG), Art and Spanish. This year, the El Segundo Unified School District has asked the community to step up and help fund additional programs. We’ve accepted the challenge with a pledge to raise a $1.3 million grant and need your help! Make your annual donation today at www.ESEdF.org
For ‘extra credit’ become a Superintendent’s Roundtable member by donating just $100 a month. Every student wins through programs funded by your donations to the El Segundo Education Foundation (Ed!). Go to www.ESEdF.org today.
CSS has a beautiful stained glass cougar welcoming families to our school. The work was designed by Janet Read (“retired” CSS teacher and mother of Presley) and crafted by Michael “Percy” Pirsztuk of The Glass Idea Co. in El Segundo. Thank you to PTA for helping us make this a reality – and YES our cougar is sharing his habitat with a blue butterfly! We are united in nature and in our El Segundo community.
September 27th at 3 pm will be our first meeting of this school year. SSC is responsible for implementing a five goal school plan and allocating state School Improvement Program funds in a manner that will strengthen instruction and learning and further improve our school culture. It is an excellent venue to learn about the challenges Center Street faces, the strategies put in place to produce results, and the many achievements of the students, teachers and staff. All parents and teachers are welcome to our meetings and minutes are posted on our website.
A big piece of what makes our school the BEST is the commitment of our families. There are so many opportunities to volunteer at school – so if you want to become more involved, check out the PTA volunteer page: http://csspta.com/volunteer/ways-to-get-involved/ or email email@example.com.