Cragmont News

Hello Dragons,


Here’s what’s happening on Planet Cragmont right now.


Mark Your Calendars for:

  • 10/21-10/25: Cragmont Read-a-Thon

  • 10/24: Earthquake Drill

  • 10/31: Haunted Hallway

  • 11/08: Día de los Muertos celebration

Read on for more details . . .


Read-a-Thon is On!

The Cragmont Read-a-Thon is on! Help your student collect pledges from family and friends for time they spend reading this week. Ask your child’s teacher or room parent how you can join the fun as a guest reader or by helping in class on Wednesday10/23. Check your student’s backpack for a Read-a-Thon packet or grab one from the office. Participants can also pledge online here.

Join the Earthquake Drill Team

Cragmont needs volunteers to help with our Earthquake Drill 1:30-2 pm on Thursday, 10/24. Help us prepare and test our procedures for student release after a major earthquake. Sign up here or by emailing Claire Dugan clairedugan@berkeley.net.

Boo! We Still Need You!

We still need Haunted Hallway volunteers! Lend your time and talent to convert part of our first floor into a fiendishly fun fright-fest. We are seeking assistance with pre-Halloween set up + “scaring” + tear down. And fear not: we provide a shook-proof version for our youngest students. Click here to volunteer.

¡Necesitamos Voluntarios para nuestra celebración del Día de los Muertos!

Únase a la celebración del Día de los Muertos el viernes 8 de noviembre de 6-8 pm. No se pierda de ver la presentación del Ballet Folklórico, tacos deliciosos, artesanías, y mucho más. Traiga un postre latinoamericano casero de su elección para nuestra “competencia de postres” para tener la oportunidad de ganar una copia firmada del nuevo libro de la Jueza de la Corte Suprema, Sonia Sotomayor, Just Ask. Ayúdenos a celebrar este maravilloso evento con su participación voluntaria.


Calling All Día de los Muertos Volunteers!

Join the Día de los Muertos celebration Friday, 11/08 from 6-8 pm. Don’t miss performances by Ballet Folklorico, delicious tacos, arts and crafts, and so much more. Bring a homemade Latin American dessert of your choice for our “postre competition” for a chance to win a signed copy of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s new book, Just Ask. Help make the magic happen by volunteering here.


The Pedestrian Safety Team Needs You!

Care about student safety? Want to support students in being more active and meeting their fitness goals? Interested in improving the drop-off + pick-up experience at school? Join the Cragmont Pedestrian Safety Team! Host a monthly “Walking School Bus” (chaperoned walks with children to school) or help us create a rolling drop off zone. Contact Maya Greenberg or Ana Vasudeo at pedestriansafety@cragmont.org to get involved.


Sincerely,


Your Cragmont PTA

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