A Few Reminders: The 2019/2020 Free & Reduced Price Meals Application can be filed or updated at any time. If your situation has changed, please file or refile ! (Aplicación gratuita de comidas reducidas) LINKS TO FORMS English = https://5il.co/9f4v Español = http://5il.co/4298 Food Pick Up will occur at 10am to 11am on Monday and Thursday. Parents please stay in constant contact with your child’s teachers as we move to a digital platform for delivering our lessons. Pre-K to Grade 2 will use Seesaw Grades 3 to 6 will use Google Classroom Students get your work done! Make this year count! We are in this together!
Please view this message from Mr. Palombo in regards to distance learning starting Monday and for the upcoming weeks. https://vimeo.com/401341288
Here is a list of Cape May County Food Pantries available during this crisis. Emergency (During COVID-19) Cape May County Food Pantry Cape May First Presbyterian Church, Cape May Community Food Closet, 500 Hughes Avenue, Cape May All Lower Township Residents Qualify (All of Cape May, North Cape May, Villas) 609-600-7715 Note: They are meeting people in the parking lot with groceries Cape May Court House CARA, By Appointment Only, please call to request a food basket pick-up. 609-522-6489 Erma Seashore Community Church of Nazarene, 446 Seashore Rd. Erma Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 10 am - 12pm - Photo ID & Child’s Birth Certificate Needed. Numbers given out for perishables at 9:45 am Contact Almond Weech at 609-886-6196. At this time they are serving all County residents. Villas Russel’s Food Pantry, 101 Georgia Avenue, Villas Monday through Friday - Call for an appointment between 8 am and 12 pm Pick up 2pm-3pm the following day. Photo-ID needed Lower Township Residents Only Wildwood Crest Community Church, 5901 Pacific Avenue, Wildwood Crest 609-522-1618 Mondays 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm Lazarus House Emergency Food Pantry: Living Waters Veterans Memorial Chapel (New Name), Burk and Pacific Avenues, Wildwood 609-522-1500 Monday’s, Wednesday’s, Friday’s 10am-12pm Whitesboro Bethel Commandment Church, 402 South George & Scott Streets, Whitesboro Contact Monica Farrow 609-465-0356 Tuesday’s 9am-11am 1st Wednesday’s 10am-2pm Bread and Vegetables only, Thursdays Woodbine St. Maximillian Kolbe Thrift Shop and Food Pantry, 304 Clay Street, Woodbine 609-861-5992 Thursday’s & Saturday’s 9:30am-12:00pm Must provide proof of residency (utility bill, lease, etc.) and birth certificate for all kids
Reminder to all parents! Please be sure that you are in contact with your teachers via email to keep up with the upcoming changes in your students’ assignments and lessons, our teachers are standing by ready to assist you and want to reach out to their students to check up on how they are doing. Students please continue to keep up with your lessons and assignments at home! Don’t forget to share with us on Facebook pictures of you in your holiday’s best for today March 25th, for “Christmas during the Closure”.
Parents and students as we continue through these difficult and frustrating times, there are quite a few interesting things going on here at Cape May City Elementary (virtually) that you can check out and participate in via our Facebook page! A reminder to parents please check your emails periodically as teachers will be in constant contact with you. Also if you recently changed your email address please reach out to your child’s teacher as we are in the process of rolling out new digital platforms over the next week to ensure that your child’s educational development is on going. Our teachers are excited to try something new with our students and hope to see them participating, so please stay tuned to your emails as we move away from paper and pencil, towards more integration of technology. Should you have any questions or concerns please know that you can contact Mr. Palombo at email@example.com or at 609.884.8485 x226 during the regular school hours. Stay healthy and well!
Dear Cape May City Elementary School Families, Today your students will be returning to you with a packet of materials that includes assignments, activities, and lesson plans for the next two weeks during this time of health closure. Teachers will be available via email during virtual office hours that are also included in the packet and will be posted on our website. It is imperative that all the materials and activities are completed as this will ensure that our closure will count towards the required 180 days. If your student is absent today, please come to the Main Office to pick up your child’s materials. The Main Office will be open until 4:00 p.m. which is our close of business. Please be aware that the building will not be open to the public after the close of business today until after we receive guidance to open from the County Department of Health which at this time is Monday, March 30th. Should you have any questions, please contact the Main Office at 609-884-8485. Thank you and wishing all of you the best of health during these uncertain times.
In consultation with the County Health Department, Cape May City Elementary School will be closed effective Tuesday, March 17th. School will be open Monday, March 16th. The duration of this closure is yet to be determined.
Dear Cape May City Elementary School Families, Please follow the link to review a letter from Mr. Palombo: https://5il.co/dnsa The letter can also be found on our website under Documents and then COVID-19. Thank you.
Dear Cape May City Elementary School Families, Under the direction of the Cape May County Health Department, all scheduled events, field trips, and clubs, have been cancelled until further notice as a precaution. I will advise when activities will resume after consultation with the Cape May County Health Department and their approval. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.
It's coming.......soon!! Cape May City Book Fair!! https://players.brightcove.net/1543299976/Eyj59PHsg_default/index.html?videoId=6128684602001
Good Afternoon, A few reminders from Cape May City Elementary School: The Connections Steam Festival is taking place tomorrow Wednesday, February 26th from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Please stop by for this fun and free family night full of interactive activities, student projects, community partners, and more! The talent show (for 4th-6th graders) is rescheduled for Friday, March 13th beginning at 1:30 p.m. Thank you!
Cape May City Elementary School Families, We wanted to give you a friendly reminder that tomorrow, Thursday, February 13th is a 1:05 p.m. dismissal due to a teacher in-service. CREW (aftercare) is available and will be taking place in the usual CREW room located along the front of the school. School will be closed on Friday, February 14th and Monday, February 17th for President’s Day. We hope you enjoy the long weekend!
CALENDAR CHANGE: Due to Monday, Feb. 10th being the 100th day of school, class group pictures have been rescheduled. The new date is now March 18th. Notices are being sent home today. Thank you
Updated Guidance and Resources Regarding 2019 Novel Coronavirus https://www.nj.gov/health/cd/topics/ncov.shtml
Monday, February 3rd - Friday, February 7th is Career and Technical Education week. Staff and students at Cape May City Elementary School are encouraged to participate by dressing as follows: Monday- Hospitality and Culinary- Wear resort and/or restaurant attire Tuesday- Engineer Creativity- Wear Tie Dye Wednesday- Business Minded- Wear Business Attire Thursday- First Responders- Wear Red, White, and Blue or First Responder’s attire Friday- Represent your favorite college, military, and/or trade
REMINDER: Friday, January 17th is a 1:05 dismissal School is CLOSED Monday, January 20th in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King's Birthday
This Week's Happenings: Mon., 12/16 - Greens and Jeans Day - wear your green dot (or any green) shirt and jeans to help show support to anti-bullying Thurs., 12/19 - Board of Education Meeting @ 6:00 pm Fri.,12/20 - Flannel Friday & 1:05 Dismissal - WINTER BREAK BEGINS!
This is a reminder that, as noted on the Cape May City Elementary school calendar, there will be early dismissal on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at 1:05 p.m. with no aftercare (CREW). Thursday, November 28th and Friday, November 29, 2019 school will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday. School will reopen on Monday, December 2, 2019. We hope you have a happy Thanksgiving holiday!
Cape May Elementary will offer English/Spanish translation services for school families. Please click the link to read the introduction letter! https://5il.co/bdmw
Letter from Mr. Palombo regarding Recess and Cold Weather. Please click the link to read. https://5il.co/bc5s
Dear Cape May City Elementary School Families, Tomorrow night, Thursday November 14th, is family night for the Artic Adventure Book Fair. Please stop in between 6:00-7:30 pm for a cool time with fun activities!
Please see attached message from Mr. Palombo regarding Parent Teacher Conferences. https://5il.co/bacb
The BOOK FAIR is here this week !!! https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bookfairs/cptoolkit/homepage.do?method=homepage&url=cmces
Reminder: Picture Day at Cape May City Elementary School is this Monday, November 4th. Have a great weekend!
The Halloween parade at Cape May City Elementary School has been postponed until Friday, November 1st at 9:00 am due to inclement weather that is currently forecasted. All other details of the event remain the same. Classroom parties will still take place on Thursday, October 31st, however please do not have your child wear their costume until Friday. Thank you for your cooperation!
Dear Cape May City Elementary School Families, The following is a link to an important letter that was sent home with your child(ren) today regarding the Halloween parade. https://5il.co/ayzp
This Friday, October 25th at Cape May City Elementary School students have the choice of either dressing as their favorite hero or wearing athletic clothing. Thank you!
A few reminders for our Cape May City Elementary School families: Red Ribbon Week starts tomorrow, October 23rd. Please review the Red Ribbon Week Flyer for the daily activities. Be a hero against school violence by dressing as your favorite super hero on Friday, October 25th. The character education and anti-bullying workshop is next Tuesday, October 29th from 6:00-7:30 pm. The Halloween parade is on Thursday, October 31st starting at 9:00 am, details to come.
Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s), To coincide with our new dismissal procedures, we are also re-evaluating our arrival procedures. Starting on Monday, October 21, 2019, students will enter the school through the gates by the playground instead of the Main Entrance. This change will include all students that are walkers, bike riders, or dropped off by a parent or guardian. Any students arriving after 8:30 am (tardy) will need to enter through the Main Entrance so that they can be checked in. This change will not affect students that ride the bus. Thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation.
Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s), We are re-evaluating dismissal procedures at Cape May City Elementary School. Starting tomorrow, Thursday, October 17, 2019, students will exit from the gates by the playground instead of the Main Entrance. This change will include all students that are walkers, bike riders, or picked up by a parent, guardian, or emergency contact. If you are picking up your child, please stand close to the playground gates so that we can release your child to you in a timely manner. Dismissal times will remain the same. This change will not affect buses. Dismissal from all clubs will still occur from the Main Entrance until further notice. Thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation.
Reminder: Cape May City Elementary School has an early dismissal day tomorrow, Friday, October 11th for a teacher in-service and will be closed on Monday, October 14th for Columbus Day. CREW (after care) will be available tomorrow. Please note that there are no clubs on early dismissal days. Thank you and remember to wear red tomorrow for fire prevention week and to extinguish bullying in our school!
Reminder for Tomorrow, Mon. Oct. 7th: Greens and Jeans Day Wear a HAT Day - put a lid on bullying Green Team Meeting - 3:15
Reminder: Cape May City Elementary School clubs start next Monday, September 30th. Thank you and have a great weekend!
Dear Cape May City Elementary School Families, Tomorrow morning, September 26, 2019, we wanted to make you aware that we are a “hero marker stop” for the NJ Run for the Fallen. Please expect more people than usual on our school property including police personnel. If you are dropping off your child, please do so in a timely manner. The event begins shortly after school starts, so please do not linger after dropping off your child. Busses will be operating as normal. Thank you for your cooperation!
Mark your calendars! September 25th is a 1:05 pm dismissal day, due to Back-to-School Night for parents! C.R.E.W. After Care will be available from 1 to 4:30 pm. The cost is $15.00 for the entire half-day from 1 to 4:30 pm. The $15.00 cost cover up to 2 children per family. If you would like your child to attend, tuition money and a note should be sent to your child's teacher as soon as possible. Checks can be made out to: • Cape May City Elem. • Write CREW/9-25-19 in the memo space. Thank you, Ms. Sloan
Cape May City Elementary School will be officially saying “Aloha” to summer on Friday, September 20, 2019. Staff and students are encouraged to wear their favorite Hawaiian shirt or luau apparel. “Mahalo!”
Cape May City Elementary School will be officially saying “Aloha” to summer on Friday, September 20, 2019. Staff and students are encouraged to wear their favorite Hawaiian shirt or luau apparel. “Mahalo!”
Parents with students on Bus #2: There is only one bus running this afternoon. Please expect any students on Bus #2 to be a few minutes late. Thank you.
Parents, we are currently evaluating the drop off procedures at the start of school day, specifically in our parking lot and our busses. In doing so we are expecting some minor delays, and are kindly asking you utilize parking in the front of the school on Lafayette Avenue for the time being. Thank you, Mr. Palombo
First Day of School, Tuesday, September 3rd, 8:20AM... See you then! Please read the attached letter from our new Principal, Mr. Palombo! https://5il.co/9tx2
Bus 1 was delayed. Since there is only one bus, the 2nd one will be at least 10 minutes late getting to the bus stops.
In case you haven't heard, we WON the Trex Recycling Challenge! We collected a little over 500 lbs of plastic and collected more plastic per student as compared to other schools in our area. GREAT JOB!! Thank you everyone for helping out and bringing in your plastic film. A bench made by the Trex company with recycled plastic film will be delivered and dedicated to our school! AWESOME JOB!! Thanks, Nurse Bohn, for getting us involved in this!!
https://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/news/ocean-city-couple-finds-old-love-letters-in-their-ceiling/article_b50aae65-6128-5650-996d-816e9f48d28a.html You MIGHT notice the young man from this article
We don't just like to applaud our kids, but their parents as well! Mrs. Jessica Manfre is the Branch Winner for the USCG's Military Spouse of the Year!! Way to go, Mrs. Manfre!! We are all behind you and cheering you on for the National title! https://msoy.afi.org/2019-msoy/meet-the-branch-winners/
CORRECTION made to the website: Next Thursday's Board Meeting is at 6:00, not at 5:30 as previously indicated.
Greens and Jeans for Monday, March 4th! Please remember!!
https://msoy.afi.org/contestants/jessica-manfre/ We know we have awesome students because of their awesome parents! Please vote for one of our Mom’s, Jessica Manfre, Military Spouse of the Year!
Our 4th-graders will represent thousands of others across the country on Wednesday, Frebruary 27th, 2019! Known as The Nation’s Report Card, NAEP is the largest nationally representative and continuing assessment of what students in the United States know and can do in a variety of subjects. Learn more at http://1.usa.gov/1jVs1Wt.
We are having our annual blood drive on Wednesday, March 6th, 2-7pm. The Red Cross is behind on donations by 20,000 units! That's a huge deficit. So please, if you can, donate. Save time and schedule your appointment by visiting redcrossblood.org (sponsor code: capemayschool), or download the free Red Cross blood donor app. Our goal is 27 donors. So far we have 4 signed up. Walk-ins are welcome, thought they strongly recommend making an appointment. Thank you for your help!
IMPORTANT: The Breakfast of Champions has been rescheduled for Thursday, Feb. 28th at 8:45. Please make a note of it!
Love to see one of our parents being nominated for such a prestigious honor....and with all she's done during the government shutdown, we are all behind her! Please be sure to vote for Jessica Manfre for Military Spouse of the Year! https://msoy.afi.org/contestants/jessica-manfre/?fbclid=IwAR2Va7Rrk5dCDLwu1uX16uPat1xXZx5TXJjAQInH4gwXUGNcFfp2W3l8SMk
REMINDER: Talent Show tomorrow! 1:00 - 2:50
Next Week's Happenings: Monday, Feb. 4th - Greens & Jeans day Wednesday, Feb. 6th - Class Group Photo Day Friday, Feb. 8th - School Talent Show, 1:00 - 2:50
Next week's happenings: Monday, Jan. 28th - Chicken Lunch with Mrs. Zelenak Thursday, Jan. 31st - Report Cards Issued
Thursday, Jan. 17, Board Meeting 6:00 Friday, Jan. 18 - 1:05 Dismissal, Teacher In-Service CHIP Half-Day Crew (register ahead!) Monday, Jan. 21 - SCHOOL CLOSED in observance of MLK, Jr., Birthday
https://vimeo.com/304946761?ref=fb-share&fbclid=IwAR068AGzvCoOF0fcpqkotOmE0ezig2qcTNVdQT_FrGn1Sdshn-Z28TxxjcI See if you can spot any of our graduates in this choir!
Parent Teacher Connections invites you to like their new page to stay connected with PTC sponsored events, deadlines fundraisers and other reminders. https://www.facebook.com/pg/CMCPTC/
GREENS AND JEANS tomorrow!! Support ANTI-BULLYING wearing your jeans and greens!
The BOOK FAIR is coming - next week ! https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bookfairs/cptoolkit/homepage.do?method=homepage&url=cmces&appesp=CPT/ib/20120101///txtl/FairFindertoHomepage
“Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart.” The recipient of this year's Volunteer of the Year Award is NO exception! Miss Miller - thank you for ALL you do today and EVERY DAY over the last 10 years!
REMINDER - BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS (grades 4-6) is tomorrow morning at 8:45 - 9:30 Hope to see you there!
NEW DATE - Breakfast of Champions is Friday, April 27th. PLEASE make a note of it!
PAWS FOR READING!! Book Fair starts TOMORROW! https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bookfairs/cptoolkit/homepage.do?method=homepage&url=capemaycityelementarysch1
Did you see who's on the Top 50 Elementary schools in NJ - WE ARE!! http://www.nj.com/education/2018/04/the_top_50_elementary_and_middle_schools_in_njs_ne.html#incart_sms
Visit our school’s homepage to hear the latest Book Fair news! https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/capemaycityelementarysch1
School will be on a 2 hour delay tomorrow, Thursday, March 22nd. School will start at 10:30. Students may enter the building at 10:20. Morning Crew is CANCELLED tomorrow. Please drive safely!
ATTN THIRD GRADE PARENTS: The bowling field trip scheduled for tomorrow Thursday, March 22nd is cancelled. It will be rescheduled.
DUE TO THE IMPENDING FORECAST TOMORROW, MARCH 21st, SCHOOL WILL BE CLOSED! PLEASE BE SAFE AND STAY WARM!!
Get ready for a night of fun - A Night at the Gymnasium is TONIGHT! K-2nd Grades @ 4:30-5:15; Grades 3-6 @ 5:30-6:15
Don't forget to wear your Greens and Jeans tomorrow!!
Next Week's Happenings: Mon. 2/12 - BUG Assembly, 9:30 Grades 1-3 Wed. 2/14 - Valentine's Day! Thurs. 2/15 - 1:05 Dismissal Fri. 2/16 - NO SCHOOL! Mon. 2/19 - NO SCHOOL!
REMINDER: Ocean Festival tonight from 5:00 - 7:00!! You don't want to miss it!!
Did you know that there are 2,051 schools in NJ? Did you know that out of ALL those schools, OUR school is #17 out of ALL those school for the HIGHEST scores i NJ's new school ratings? Did you SHARE this with - EVERYONE yet?? WOO HOO! http://www.nj.com/education/2018/01/the_top_50_schools_in_njs_new_state_ratings.html#incart_river_home_pop
It's that time of year again! Yearbook Club is looking to provide each and every student in the school with a free yearbook at no cost to their parents! Feel free to share the link below! https://www.gofundme.com/jvsve-help-give-every-student-a-yearbook
Next Week's Happenings: Monday, Jan. 22nd - Green Team Meeting, 3:05 Wednesday, Jan. 24th - BUG Awards, Grades 1-3, 9:30
Due to the inclement weather school is closed tomorrow, Fri., Jan. 5, 2018. Stay safe and warm!
Due to the impending storm - SCHOOL IS CLOSED TOMORROW, THURS., JAN. 4th, 2018. Stay safe and WARM!!!
With the impending inclement weather, we wanted to remind you of the procedures for delayed openings or school closings. You will receive an automated phone call notifying you of any changes that affect our school. You can also check our social media pages, Channel 6 Action News, NBC 10, Fox News, KYW-TV3, CBS3, CWPhilly, Press of Atlantic City, WZCT 94.3 and 98.7 The Coast.
A friendly reminder: when picking up your children from school please do not let them climb the gazebo or trees on the property.
REMINDER: Tomorrow is a 1:05 Dismissal!
Next Week's Happenings: Mon. 12/4 - GREENS AND JEANS day! Great Cookie Exchange 6:00 - 8:00 pm Tues. 12/5 - UGLY SWEATER DAY!! Tues. 12/5 - Thurs. 12/7 - Holiday Shoppe 9:00 - 3:00 pm Wed. 12/6 - 1:05 Dismissal NO CLUBS! TASK meeting, 1:15 Thurs. 12/7 - School Curriculum Mtg. 3:15 Fri. 12/8 - Breakfast of Champions (4th - 6th Grades), 8:45 am
The results are in for our new Student Council! It was a very close race across the board! Once again, thank you to all those students who ran, we are all so proud of you! And the winners are.... Leslie for President Theo for Vice President Selena for Treasurer Alyssa for Secretary Congratulations to ALL the winners!!
Come visit our book fair in the library next week ! https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/capemaycityelementarysch
Students from Mr. Eppenbach, Mr. Bowen and Mr. Medvecky's classes watch runners participate in NJ Run for the Fallen. The men and women running are honoring every New Jersey service member killed in support of the GWOT (Global War on Terror) and all Wars and Conflicts. Each mile is dedicated to a New Jersey Hero and their family members.
School opens September 5th, 2017!