CTA held its annual Family Night on Monday, April 22. Middle school students held a bake sale with games and activities mixed with delicious desserts. Grades K-5 had a variety of projects and activities on display. The Kindergarten space ship was a big attraction. 1st grade displayed their seed growing science project. 2nd graders focused on their reading activities while the 3rd graders were proud of all the things they could make out of recycled or discarded items. Ms. Burton’s 4th graders gave their annual tour of world foods and cultures (passport required) and Mr. Kenemer’s 5th graders presented their annual wax museum.
CTA held its 5th Town Hall Meeting on Monday, April 22 as a part of Family Night activities. It was the most attended Town Hall Meeting since School Leader Dan George initiated the practice in April, 2011.
The meeting began with Mr. George celebrating the good news of CTA’s academic achievements for the year. Other highlights of the evening included:
Dean of Students, David Oldebekking reviewed important end of year dates and activities.
Elementary teachers Lauren Huston and Hannah Barrett reported on K-3 technology initiatives for 2013-14.
Assistant Principal, Carrie Paddock discussed curriculum initiatives for 2013-14.
Mr. George reported plans to have more specials and electives available for 2013-14 and introduced representatives from the YMCA who discussed the after school care initiative for next school year.
Mr. Oldebekking outlined enrollment and marketing plans for next year and distributed handbooks for parents of sophomores and juniors to help them prepare for college.
The evening ended with a question and answer period. CTA thanks all of the families who turned out for the meeting. Your participation is greatly valued!