Kindergarten Beginner’s Day


Do you have or know a rising kindergartner?
All rising kindergartners and their parents are invited to attend Beginner’s Day at Cornelius Elementary on Tuesday, March 19th from 9:30am-10:30am and 5:00pm-6:00pm. Make a list of questions and come meet teachers and staff who will give you a tour and insight into kindergarten at Cornelius Elementary.
Kindergarten registration has already begun!
Please stop by today to pick up enrollment forms.
Thank you for helping us spread the word!

Box Tops Contest 2/4 – 2/14

I Heart Box Tops!

The last Box Tops collection for the school year is here! If you’ve been saving them, now is the time to trim them down and send them in with your student. Look for more information in Thursday folders this week.
Please return Box Tops to your teacher by Thursday, February 14.

Link your Harris Teeter/ Publix Today!

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If you haven’t already linked your Harris Teeter VIC Card and Publix Partners Card to Cornelius Elementary, please do it now. It only takes a few minutes, and it’s an easy way to bring in cash for our school!

Please note: You must relink your card each year, after August 1.

Once you link your Harris Teeter and Publix cards to Cornelius Elementary, these grocery stores each donate a portion of eligible sales to our school. To learn more about these programs, check out the Cashback Rewards Programs page.

To link your Harris Teeter VIC card:

  • Visit the store and ask your cashier to link your card to #1910
  • Link your card online by CLICKING HERE

To link your Publix card: (this program has changed)

  • Simply sign up for a account (if you don’t already have one), add Cornelius Elementary under “My Publix Partner”, then enter your phone number each time you checkout at Publix

It’s that easy!  If you have any questions, please contact us.  Thank you!

2018 PTO Scholarship Winner

Congratulations to Hough High School Senior Shea Palmer, this year’s Cornelius Elementary PTO $2500 scholarship winner! Your future is bright, and all of us at CES wish you the best of luck and much success! We hope you’ll always look back at your years at CES with a smile.

Wednesday, May 9, is Walk to School Day!

Wednesday, May 9, is Walk to School Day. Meet, park, and walk to school (along Catawba Ave. sidewalks) from Smithville Park (19710 S Ferry St, Cornelius) Meet at 7:45am and walk begins at 8am. It is open to ALL students, faculty, families, current walkers, carpoolers and bus riders too!  We plan on having drinks and small prizes for participating kids in front of the School. And don’t forget to wear you CES shirts!

Teacher Appreciation Week Starts Monday!

Please join us as we celebrate the amazing teachers and staff members at Cornelius Elementary. Next week, May 7-11, we are asking students to show their appreciation by bringing in special notes, treats, gifts and flowers for their teacher and assigned staff member. Our Hospitality Committee has also arranged to provide lunch each day, as well as a couple breakfasts and treats, too.
Please have your student participate by bringing in the following each day for their teacher and assigned staff member.
Monday, 5/7: Monday Morning Memos (present your teacher with a note telling them why they are so wonderful)
Tuesday, 5/8: Tuesday Treats (bring a sweet treat or piece of candy)
Wednesday, 5/9: Wonderful Words (Choose a word to describe your teacher for each letter of their name, write it down and bring it in. (acrostic Poem))
            Example: Smart Magnificent Intelligent Terrific Honest (Smith)
Thursday, 5/10: Thursday’s Terrific Teacher (room parents will present class gifts)
Friday, 5/11: Friday Flowers (bring a flower or create your own drawing of a flower)
If you would like to see a list of your teacher’s favorites, please go to:
Thank you for helping us make sure all our fabulous staff at Cornelius Elementary feel loved and appreciated!