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.

Teacher Appreciation Week – Tuesday Treats!

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We had a great start to TAW 2018. Bags were delivered to all our staff and your sweet kids filled them with kind notes of thanks and appreciation!
CES Staff began the day with smoothies from Smoothie King and then enjoyed a yummy lunch of pasta and salad from Brixx.
We are so very grateful for all your support.
Please have your students bring in pieces of candy or any sweet treat tomorrow, Tuesday, 5/8. Thank you for your support!

EOG Proctors Needed

CES is in need of proctors for EOG testing in grades 3-5 on Friday, May 25,  Wednesday, May 30 and Thursday, May 31.  Proctors need to arrive at 8:30 AM and should plan to leave by 1:00 PM.  Serving as a proctor is a serious responsibility, but it is not a difficult one.  In each setting, there will be a staff member serving as the test administrator.  The proctor remains in the classroom as a second adult.  Please click this link to read more and/or sign up to proctor.
Please contact Mrs. Brammer if there are any questions about serving as an EOG proctor (

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!

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!