Mother/Son Knight Game Registration Due

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Take me out to the ball game…..
Calling all Mothers and Sons! Please join us for a Charlotte Knights game at the BB&T Baseball Stadium
Friday, May 1
Game starts at 7:05pm, with fireworks to follow
Registration forms (CLICK HERE for form) and fees are due this Thursday, April 2 to your child’s teacher.  Cost is $9 per ticket ($18 per mother/son).

Questions?  Please contact Lindsey Long at

A Big Thank You

We would like to thank the entire Cornelius Elementary community for all your time, energy, donations, ideas and effort you’ve shared during the past couple weeks.  From Book Fair volunteers to parents/students selling raffle tickets to students sharing their talents during the talent show and performances to parents who so kindly provided dinner and desserts for the CES teachers and staff last night, we are so incredibly grateful for YOU.  Your support and involvement is invaluable!

Art By Me and Yearbook Orders Due

Just a reminder that all yearbook orders are due tomorrow, Friday, 3/27.  Yearbooks are available for preorder only and will not be sold after delivery.
If you plan on ordering items with your child’s artwork through Art By Me, here are the deadlines:
- All manual/cash/check orders are due to the school by tomorrow, Friday, 3/27.
- If you are ordering online, however, there is a deadline extension.  All online orders now need to be in by Sunday, 3/29, to make it into production.
Thank you!  We hope to see you all tonight from 5-7pm for Cornelius Celebrates the Arts!

Cornelius Celebrates the Arts: Raffle Tix, Program, Dinner Menu

Please join us for Cornelius Celebrates the Arts!  It’s going to be a fantastic evening celebrating our students, school and the arts!
Date: Thursday, March 26
Time: 5:00 – 7:00pm
Location: Cornelius Elementary Cafeteria

Evening Program includes:

5:00-6:00pm:  Talent Show

6:00pm:  PTO General Meeting/Elections and Raffle Drawing

6:15pm:  Drama Club Performance of “It’s A Hard Knock Life” and “Tomorrow”

6:20pm:  2nd/3rd Grade Performances

5:00-7:00pm:  Book Fair open in the Media Center
5:00-6:30pm:  Imperial Food Truck will be outside and open for dinner.  To see the menu, click here:  Imperial Sandwich Co. Menu.
Odyssey of the Mind Club will be holding a bake sale in the cafeteria!
**Our final raffle ticket collection is Wednesday (3/25), so please send in all money, completed tickets and unsold tickets to your child’s teacher.

Questions?  Please contact Allison Labovitz at

PTO Executive Board Elections

The PTO will hold Executive Board elections for the 2015-16 school year this Thursday, March 26 at 6pm in the cafeteria, during the General PTO meeting/Celebrates the Arts/2nd-3rd Grade Performances.  Please CLICK HERE to see the current nominees for each position.

We look forward to seeing you on Thursday!

Online Book Fair is Open


Our Spring Book Fair is coming to Cornelius Elementary next week, March 23-27.  The week’s schedule is:

Monday & Tuesday:  Students preview books

Wednesday – Friday:  Students return for purchasing

Thursday:  Special evening hours during Cornelius Celebrates the Arts

Friday:  BLT day!  Everyone is invited to come and enjoy Books & Lunch Together with your student.

If you can’t make it to the book fair but would still like to see what’s available, you can shop online!  Our online Scholastic book fair is now open and is available for shopping until Tuesday, March 31.  Please use this link to shop online:  ONLINE BOOK FAIR

Thank you for your support!

Celebrate the Arts Raffle Tickets Collection

Just a reminder that tomorrow, 3/19, is the first collection date for Cornelius Celebrates the Arts raffle tickets.  All completed tickets and money should be returned in the envelope to your student’s teacher.  The next and final collection date will be next Wednesday, 3/25.  The raffle will be drawn at the Cornelius Celebrates the Arts event on Thursday, 3/27.
Thank you for your support!

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