NEWS and EVENTS
Berkeley Symphony Family Concert, Sat. Nov. 1, 10am & 11:30am: Bring the family to Berkeley Symphony’s “Meet the Symphony” concerts at Malcolm X Elementary School. Fun and interactive concerts. Free admission, $10 suggested donation per adult. Call 510-841-2800 ext. 301 to reserve a spot! Click here for more info.
Berkeley Marathon: The marathon takes place on November 9th. Join the team or support our school here.
Recent Survey Results and Selected Comments: Solutions to the problem of overcrowding were the main topic of the PTA meeting on Thursday, October 16th at 7p.m. Download a copy of our recent survey here.
Berkeleyside Op-ed on overcrowding: Written by a Cragmont parent, here.
Sign up for AmazonSmile: An easy FREE way to raise money for Cragmont PTA every time you purchase anything on Amazon.com. Learn more and link your current Amazon.com account to AmazonSmile here.
Common Core State Standards: Cragmont has transitioned to the California Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for math and English. Want to learn more? Click here. The National PTA has put out a Parents’ Guide to Student Success by grade level that is a helpful resource for families wanting to understand what is expected of their children in each grade and how they can support their students at home. Also, here is a great overview (by grade) of the Story of Units mathematics curriculum from BUSD.