NEWS and EVENTS
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 will be the main topic of the next PTA meeting, Thursday, October 16th at 7p.m. Download a copy of our recent survey here.
Cragmont Book Fair, Sat Oct 18, 12-3pm: Join us at Pegasus Books on Solano (1855 Solano) for Cragmont’s 2nd annual Book Fair! Enjoy snacks and stories read by your favorite teachers, and buy books for your classroom from your teacher’s wish list. 20% of the value of any books you buy there will go to our school, so please mention Cragmont while shopping that day.
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.