Center Street School

News & Announcements

Center Street School is a 2016 Gold Ribbon School!

Center Street School is being recognized as one of the 772 California Gold Ribbon Schools for 2016. The award reflects our school’s success in creating a positive learning atmosphere for students. Such success is a direct result of dedicated, creative, and talented staff, and our supportive school community.

Please Complete the Parent Survey by April 28th

Our School Site Council Parent Survey is now open. The information that we receive from parents is very important to us and is used as we make decisions that impact your child's experience at Center Street. Please take a few minutes to complete our survey for each child who attends CSS. The survey is anonymous and will be open until 3:00 pm on Tuesday, April 19th. You may access the survey at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CSSParentSurvey2016 or you may ask for a paper copy from the school office staff. (Please click on the headline above for the active link)

It's Jump Rope and Hoops For Heart Time!

Get ready to save lives!
We are kicking off our Jump Rope and Hoops for Heart programs this week and our school’s event is right around the corner! This is a fun and exciting event for our entire school as we work together to raise money for the American Heart Association and save lives! Check your students backpack for the letter and donation envelopes!
We are asking all of our families to register online- it’s easy and fun for you and your child!
You can sign up now by following these quick, easy steps to get started raising money and saving lives!
1. Go to www.heart.org/jump
2. Choose our CA and El Segundo.
3. Select our school and join team.
4. Login
5. Puppify your child and send 10 emails with a few clicks of the mouse
Your students will be telling you about the Lifesaver puppies, so we wanted to fill you in! Each puppy teaches the kids a new way to protect their heart and avoid risk factors for heart disease and stroke. Your student can earn all 6!
There is a coupon on your donation envelope that can be turned in once your student raises $5.00. They will get Super Pup at school that week. If that donation is made online, they will also get a second puppy, Ninja Star. Any student who reaches $85 online will get Martia N. Mutley.
Win an iPad mini and $50 in iTunes gift cards!!
• Your student will be entered in a drawing held on June 17th to win an iPad Mini if they receive 10 or more online donations before the drawing.
• Weekly $50 iTunes Gift Card Drawings: Your student will earn one entry for every $25.00 they raise online prior to our event on April 29th.
Thank you so much for supporting our school and the American Heart Association. You are making a big difference!

El Segundo Run for Education is April 23rd

Register today for the El Segundo Council PTA’s Run 4 Education to support our schools.

What: Run 4 Education – 5K, 10K & Kids’ Fun Run
When: April 23rd - 8:00am 5K & 10K start, 9:45am Kids’ Fun Run start
Where: Main Street in front of El Segundo High School
How: Register online at: http://www.esrun4education.com/
Volunteer?: https://www.volunteerspot.com/login/entry/12215201578070

Come join us on April 23, 2016 for the 25th Anniversary of the El Segundo Run 4 Education 5K & 10K! The Run 4 Education is the major fundraiser supporting ES High School, ES Middle School, Center Street School & Richmond Street School. All proceeds from this event go directly to support our students. Please register to run and/or volunteer to help with the run.

Both of the 5K & 10K courses are USATF certified with Award Medals going to the top three finishers in each age group for both the 5K and 10K. Finishing medals will be given to every participant of every race.

Early packet pick-up and in-person registration is available Thursday (5:00pm-8:00pm) & Friday (11:00am-7:00pm), April 21 & 22 at the El Segundo Athletic Club located at 505 Main Street in El Segundo.

See you there!
El Segundo Council PTA’s Run 4 Education Team

Ice Cream Social: Ice Cream Social is right around the corner.

Please mark your calendar for June 3rd (Friday), 5-8pm. We need your support! To get involved, donate to the event or attend, please check out our website: http://csspta.com/fundraisers/ics/ For updates on the event, be sure to like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CSSIceCreamSocial/ Questions? Contact Sheila – ICS@csspta.com

PTA Nominations

CSS PTA is still in need of volunteers for the following positions for the 2016 - 2017 school year:
• Board Positions: 1st VP andFinancial Secretary
• Chair Positions: Daddy-Daughter Dance, Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week, and Cougars Run
Without these key positions we will be unable to provide the same level of support or fun activities to the families and students that we have in the past. Please contact president@csspta.com today to get involved!

El Segundo PTA Council is looking for Leaders

The PTA Council, which oversees the 4 school PTAs in El Segundo, is in need of your help. Council responsibilities, which include the Founder's Day Tea and the El Segundo Run for Education, will go away without Council leadership. The council is in need of the following positions: President, 1st VP, 2nd VP (in charge of programs/calendar), 4th VP (in charge of fundraisers), Financial Secretary, Treasurer, Auditor, Directory Chair, Family Photos Chair and ROAD Representative. At minimum, the Council MUST have a President and Treasurer by June otherwise, the PTA Council will be disbanded. Please contact president@csspta.com for more information.

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El Segundo Run 4 Education
CA Dept. of Ed. to Release Student Information in Lawsuit
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Calendar

Around the World Day
Date: 4/29/2016
Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week
Date: 5/2/2016
Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week
Date: 5/3/2016
Art Docent Training
Date: 5/3/2016, 8:30 AM 9:30 AM
Location: Room 30
School Tour CSS/RSS
Date: 5/3/2016, 9:30 AM 10:30 AM
Location: Meet in School Office