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Carpenter Weekly Newsletter

mark your calendar this week:

Monday, September 20th:

  • Governance Council parent representative elections - online poll opens at 7am
  • Back to School Night - 5:30pm - 3rd Grade (see Zoom details from your teacher)

Tuesday, September 21st:

  • 8:15am - PTA General Meeting - IN PERSON: Front lawn, Carpenter Avenue
  • Back to School Night - 5:30pm - 1st Grade (see Zoom details from your teacher)
  • Governance Council parent representative elections - online poll closes at 7pm

Wednesday, September 22nd:

  • 4:15pm via Zoom - Communications Committee

Thursday, September 23rd:

  • 2:45pm via Zoom - Governance Council monthly meeting

Friday, September 24th:

  • Carpenter Spirit day!  Wear your Carpenter Cougar gear!

Sunday, September 26th:

  • 9am - 12pm Beautification Day with Kona Ice and Spirit Store


Mark your calendar next week:

Thursday, September 30th:

  • Back to School Night - 5:30pm - 2nd Grade (see Zoom details from your teacher)

Friday, October 1st:

  • Carpenter Spirit day!  Wear your Carpenter Cougar gear!


  • Governance Council parent representative elections - 7am September 20th - 7pm September 21st

Take a moment to meet the amazing parents running to represent you on our school Governance Council: http://ccc-k12-pt.schoolloop.com/file/1548490859236/1405064411615/7852844295761859199.pdf

Online poll will open at 7am on Monday, September 20th. You will receive an email with the link to the ballot. The poll will close at 7pm, September 21st.

  • Communications Committee meeting - Wednesday, September 22nd at 4:15pm

Zoom ID: 889 6031 1427 / password: 862555

Questions: Contact chair Elisabeth Stassen - elisabethstassen@gmail.com and Netta Most - nettamost@gmail.com


  • Governance Council monthly meeting - Thursday, September 23rd at 2:45pm

Zoom ID: 918 4429 1341 / password: cougars

Newly elected parent and teacher representatives will be seated at this meeting!

Please email any governance questions - carpentergovernance@gmail.com


Thank you for making the Back-To-School Annual Giving Campaign push so successful. We had 116 families donate for a total of $146,680. This is a little over one third of the way to our AGC goal, so we still have a ways to go!  This is an “annual” campaign so we are accepting donations here all year long.  We will have incentive pick-up available at Beautification Day next Sunday or you can email carpentergiving@gmail.com with questions. Remember, if you donate ANY amount by October 1st you receive two Carpenter car magnets.


Association Meeting - Tuesday, September 21 at 8:15am

Front Lawn, Carpenter Avenue


All attending PTA members qualify for a prize draw of cool Carpenter swag! Join now to qualify, and bring your membership cards. You can join, print your card, or load it into your digital wallet by visiting HERE:



This will be an exciting year, especially for those who have never yet attended meetings or events in person. We have a lot of fun ahead and your PTA can really use your ideas and help to give our kids an amazing Carpenter Community experience.


  • Beautification Day - Mark Your Calendars

Click here to Sign up now and grab a spot to beautify!

Calling all students, parents, faculty, staff and alumni!  We need volunteers to be our "Beautification Bosses" for a day! Swing by anytime Sunday, 9/26 from 9 am-12 pm and help make our school SHINE! This is a fun, community-building event for the WHOLE family and a chance for students to take pride in their school. 


Cougar Coupons and McConnells gift certificates will be given to kids who complete an assigned task. Please do not bring bikes, scooters and play items to campus as we want to encourage the children to fully participate in beautification this year! 


We have plenty of kid-friendly tasks this year, so there is a job for absolutely everyone.  

The Kona Ice Truck will be there from 10 am -12 pm to help us stay hydrated and motivated!


Everyone gets to be outdoors- ON CAMPUS! 

We will get Carpenter ready for the whole school year by:

* Planting in the school's garden

* Painting the front doors

* Shining up our windows

* Raking leaves

* Picking up trash 

* Power-washing the outdoor areas


We need YOU- our amazing Carpenter families-  to sign up for all the jobs and to help donate items from our Carpenter 2021 Beautification Wishlist to make this event possible!


Families Sign up HERE:

Carpenter Beautification


Got a special skill? We are currently updating ALL our Carpenter Communication systems and looking for Parent Volunteers to help!  No job is too big or too small. 

  • Marketing
  • Admin
  • Tech
  • Online Platforms
  • Graphic Designer
  • Website Designer
  • Video Director/ Producer
  • Video Editor
  • Database Building
  • A/V Experience
  • Webmaster/ Developer
  • Communications
  • Volunteer Coordinator
  • Copywriter
  • Photographer
  • Or anything else you’d be able to help with :)

Please email Communications Committee chairs, Elisabeth Stassen and Netta Most at carpentercomms@gmail.com if you can help in ANY of the following areas (and/or come to the Communications Committee meeting on Wednesday - details are above)!