Programs and Events
Through the generous donations and support from Cypress Village Families and the Community, the PTA is able to provide many enriching and fun programs throughout the year for all students! For questions and inquiries, please contact our VP Programs, Eva Aurelio at email@example.com
Program Preview Night (Tuesday, August 27, 2019, @ 6 pm in the MPR)
Come join us to learn more about all the programs listed below!
The ACE program provides students an opportunity to participate in fun and academic classes while staying in their school environment. These fee-based enrichment classes are coordinated by volunteers and are taught by pre-approved professionals. Classes offered include art, chess, languages, sports, technology, homework help, math, and science. Over 6,000 students benefit from ACE classes each year.
**ACE scholarships are available to families demonstrating financial need to give students equal opportunity to participate in the ACE program.
Local, professional vendors are invited to speak or perform to inspire students to make good choices, be kind, use their imagination to write or as they read, and be resourceful. Our vendors this year are as follows: No Drug-Abuse/ Bullying by Brock Edwards, Imagination Machine, Annie Bananie, and Street Beat.
Back to School Dance (Friday August 30, 2018 @ 4:30-6:30pm)
Students, parents, teachers, and staff are invited to an evening of dancing and fun to kick off the school year! There will be light refreshments, spirit wear for purchase, PTA membership sign up, and music played by a professional DJ!
Book Fair (Monday, November 4, 2019 - Friday, November 8, 2019)
Book Fair is a week-long event that unites kids with literature and brings the community together in honor of that mission. Book Fairs give children a motivation to read by offering them a wide selection of age-appropriate books to choose from that they can look at before purchase. Hosting a book fair gives parents and kids an opportunity to choose and read books together, which promotes the love and joy for reading. Book Fairs not only give teachers a chance to select books for their classroom wishlist, but the proceed of book fairs helps support our very own school library. More information to come on specific times and location of the Book Fair.
A community of dads working together to support our students and staff. This year, our wonderful dads will be hosting fun events such as:
- Ice cream social with Dads ( September 5, 2019)
- Daddy Daughter Dance and more...
Carnival ( May 15, 2020 @ 4pm)
Bring the whole family for a fun-filled evening! There will be three zones to explore: Fun Zone, Activity Zone, and Food Zone. The Fun Zone offers free game booths for our CV students to participate in. The Activity Zone will feature a climbing wall, bubble balls, obstacle course, face painting and more!! The Activity Zone is open to both adults and children to enjoy. The Food Zone will have quick bites, refreshing drinks, and yummy treats. Flyers and more information to come home in conduits after Spring Break.
Field Day (Monday, June 1, 2020)
Students end the school year by having fun with games and activities planned by PTA volunteers and school staff.
Our Hospitality Chair organizes and sets up refreshments, food, and decorations for our PTA General Association meetings, Walk to School Wednesdays (the first Wednesday of each month) and other various PTA sponsored events.
International Night (Friday October 10, 2019 @ 6-8:00pm in the Courtyard)
This event bridges the gap among the unique cultures within our school and brings our community of parents and children together. It also serves as an educational yet fun night for everybody, where we can learn about the cultures represented at our school by sampling traditional food, working on cultural arts and crafts, and watching fashion shows from various nationalities.
Health & Wellness Classes for 4th, 5th & 6th Grades
On its 2nd year, the Health, Wellness and Safety committee is gearing up for more educational and informative sessions for our parents, faculty and students. This year, we are offering complimentary Mother-Daughter and Father-Son age appropriate classes for our 4th, 5th and 6th graders. Each of the 90-minute sessions are a wonderful opportunity for parents to connect with their children and better understand how to help them throughout their current developmental stages. Save the date for the class slated for your level! Food and drinks provided.
4th Grade Mother Daughter Tea January 22, 2020
5th Grade Mother-Daughter Tea February 20, 2020
6th Grade Mother-Daughter Tea February 19, 2020
4th Grade Father-Son Guy Talk January 29, 2020
5th Grade Father-Son Guy Talk February 12, 2020
6th Grade Father-Son Guy Talk February 27, 2020
Musical Theater (Parent Info Night August 27, 2019, @ 6 pm)An after school program that teaches students the positive aspects of Theater and Arts through the process of auditions, rehearsals, script reading, singing and choreographed movement. Students will rehearse over a period of several weeks and showcase their hard work in performances for a live audience at school.
New Family Welcome (Thursday, August 22, 2019, @ 8.30 am in the MPR)
The purpose of this event is to help new incoming families transition better to our school by providing them with useful information relating to, school staff, PTA membership, programs, volunteering, designated parking areas, pick up/ drop-off locations/procedures, and a better feel of the campus layout.
Red Ribbon Week (Monday, October 21 - Friday, October 25, 2019)
Red Ribbon Week is an alcohol, tobacco, drugs, and bullying prevention awareness campaign. This year’s national theme is “LIFE IS YOUR JOURNEY, TRAVEL DRUG-FREE”. Students participate in a number of fun activities throughout the week, such as dressing up in daily clothing theme, signing Red Ribbon Pledge cards, completing worksheets, bringing/exchanging pennies and having fun at our photo booth.
Reflections (Monday, August 22 - October (TBD) 2019) PTA Reflections is a nationally acclaimed student recognition program to encourage artistic creativity in the classroom and at home. Students of all grades and abilities may participate and explore the arts based on the 2019-2020 theme: Look within. Deadline for submission is (TBD). The Reflections Ceremony will be held on November 2019 in the MPR, time to be determined. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
Run Club (Race Day is Saturday ( Date-TBD) at the OC Fair & Event Center @ times TBD)
Kids Run The OC (KROC) is a 10-12 week program, starting in February 2019, that promotes an active and healthy lifestyle to kids to help prevent the onset of childhood obesity. During the 10-12 weeks, the kids will practice after school once a week on Thursdays for about 30 minutes. Kids will accumulate a total of 25.2 miles of exercise through various fun activities both at practice and at home. At the end of the program, the kids will be ready to finish their own Marathon by completing their final mile at the KROC race on May 2019 at the OC Fair and Event Center. There is a fee for signing up for the race online and a separate fee for a School Run Club practice/race shirt. More info to come as the event gets closer.
Staff/ Teacher Appreciation (Monday, May 4 - Friday, May 8, 2020)
PTA uses this week as a special time to honor the men and women who lend their passion and skills to educating our children. Join us and find more ways you can get involved. Stay tuned for future updates about this celebratory week.
Summer Book Exchange (Date & Time TBD)
Come bring your gently used books for donation or exchange them for other books to keep you reading through the summer! We will be collecting donations on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday of that week.
Coffee Social – First Monday of Each Month
Come join us to get your morning started off right! Enjoy a cup of free coffee, connect with other parents, and take a moment to slow down before the rush of the day.
A program for TK and Kindergarten students that utilizes a sequential, ordered process that teaches art using a methodology specifically designed to improve student perception, visualization, and organizational skills. As a result, students show dramatic improvement in their drawing abilities, expand their art vocabulary and art history knowledge, demonstrate patience, discipline, and focus, and improve their attention to detail and sequencing skills. This program is taught during school hours.
4 Kids By Kids, a Student Marketplace (April)
At Cypress Village Elementary, it's never too young to be an entrepreneur! This program encourages the young and budding business-minded to try their hand at putting up their small business, learning how to market it, and selling their products at our very own CV Marketplace. Children are encouraged to donate 10% of their profits to a charity of our choice, and PTA matches the total donated amount!