Cedar Mill Library Presents "The Impact of Electronics on the Youth/Teen Brain" on 3/20

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Do you find it challenging to navigate the intricacies of social media, cell phone usage, and video games? Learn up-to-date information and statistics on the impact electronics have on the developing brain including sleep, academics, and physical health.

This program is for adults only. Wed, 3/20 from 6:30-8pm. Cedar Mill Library, 12505 NW Cornell Road.

Presenter Shawn Marshall, MA, LPC is a licensed professional counselor with over twenty years of experience working with children and families. He specializes in working with teens and has expertise in depression, anxiety, attention deficit, academic challenges, and oppositional behaviors.

This event is part of Cedar Mill Library’s ongoing Parent Information Series. Find out more about the series here:
https://library.cedarmill.org/kids/parents/parent-information-series/

Beaverton School District Plans Vaping Awareness Event on 3/20

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Beaverton School District will present “Vaping, Juuling and Teens: Get the Facts” on Wed, 3/20 at the ACMA Performing Arts Center, 11365 SW Center Street in Beaverton.

This community event is geared to helping parents, students and the community learn more about this issue having an impact on our schools. The panel will include a principal, doctor, school nurse, representative from Washington County Public Health and students.

BEF Hosts Cedar Park's "Bridge Engineering" Fundraiser

Cedar Park’s 8th grade science team is seeking funding for a fun, innovative, and hands-on project for this school year.

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“The students will create bridges of glued basswood sticks.  We’ll coach them through the design process and create one-to-one scaled engineering plans. Students will cover the plans with wax paper and build their scaled bridge on top, measuring exact dimensions. We'll need pins and clamps to hold everything during assembly, until the glue is set.  Once the teams have their engineered product, it will be time to test.

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They will drive a semi-truck onto each bridge (a block of wood with pre-measured weighted material.) They will then record measurements and keep adding weight until they stress the bridge to its breaking point.

This project will be a great way for our students to have a hands-on engineering project that our regular school budgets do not allow for.  Real experiences make such a difference in a student’s perspective and engage students of all ability levels.  Please consider funding our project!”

First Tech Credit Union is matching all donations DOLLAR FOR DOLLAR. Click HERE to support Cedar Park students and have your donation (any size) doubled.

Cedar Park "Stone Age" Book Fair Coming 2/25-2/28

CPMS’ spring book fair begins Monday, 2/25 and runs through Thursday, 2/28 in the CPMS Media Center (library). Funds provided from Scholastic book fairs go directly to purchasing additional books for our CPMS library.

Volunteer shifts begin this Friday, 2/22 and range from one to two hours in length.  Two volunteers will be needed during lunch hours. 

Sign up HERE to help make this book fair a success.

Cedar Park LMA Debbie Hernandez is at it again!  The Stone Age book fair is coming soon!

Cedar Park LMA Debbie Hernandez is at it again! The Stone Age book fair is coming soon!

Principal Coffee & Tea Scheduled for Wed, 2/20

Join Cedar Park principal, Dr. Shannon Anderson, for an informal gathering on Wed, 11/20 at 8:45am.

This event will be a chance for CPMS parents to meet, ask questions, and share ideas with our CPMS administration. Learn more about the policies, practices and academics at CPMS in a smaller setting and meet other Cedar Park parents.

ALL PARENTS are welcome and encouraged to attend.

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February 2019 Community Meeting Minutes & Treasurer's Report

Your Cedar Park PTC held its February meeting last Monday, 2/11. Dr. Anderson and the PTC Board were on hand to give school & PTC updates.

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Topics included:

  • Cedar Park’s MYP review

  • Status of the new cell phone policy

  • Treasurer Report (through Dec)

  • Approval of $1500 for sound equipment in cafeteria

  • Approval of $5000 for white board tables for 8th grade math classrooms

Explore the full meeting minute HERE.

Questions can be directed to  Jana Drotzmann, PTC President. Our next meeting will be on Monday, 3/11 and feature Beaverton HS principal, Anne Erwin.

More Details for Friday's School Socials

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Cedar Park is super excited for the social  on Friday! We have many things in store for you.

First, there will be a food truck. Everything costs between $1-2. There will be hot dogs, chips, soda, sno cones & cotton candy. Each student will be given a ticket worth $1.50 to purchase whatever you wish.

Please bring money from home if you’d like to buy more than one item. The DJ will be in the cafeteria, so you can listen to music while you eat and then dance!

There will be several activities, including a caricature artist and a face painter. As we’ve had in the past, there will be a photo booth where you can take pictures with your friends using a variety of props, along with karaoke and iPads/board games in the library.

We are looking forward to seeing you have a great time on Friday - don’t forget to bring your money to buy food!

We are in need of chaperones for each grade level. Please see the schedule below, and if you are able to help out, click on this link to sign up.

7th Grade: 9:30 - 10:43am

8th Grade: 1:25 - 2:30pm

6th Grade: 2:40 - 3:50pm