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Cumberland Trace Elementary News

School Supplies 2017 - 18 School Supply Lists

Would you like a jump start on back to school shopping?  Here are the CTE Wish Lists for 2017 -18.  

2017 - 18 Wish Lists

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Scoop Upcoming CTE Events

Want the scoop on upcoming CTE events?  Here's the list of what to expect for the upcoming school year.  

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Open House Open House

Please make plans to attend our back to school open house.  It will be Thursday, Aug 3 from 5:30 - 7:00 PM.  Looking forward to seeing our returning students and lots of new faces.  

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WCPS Logo 2017 Summer Feeding Program

Free meals for anyone under 18...

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Summer 2017 - 18 School Calendar

Wishing all of our Tigers a fantastic summer!  The first day of school is August 9, 2017.  Check out the 2017 - 18 school calendar for all the important dates.  

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Goodbye! Goodbye Friends!

This year we are saying goodbye to some of the best teachers and staff anywhere!  This year we have several teachers retiring, moving to different positions in the district, or moving on to other opportunities.  We wish them all well!

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Talent Show Talent Show

Talent abounds at CTE as students performed for the annual school talent show.  Check-out our photos from the event!

Photo Gallery- Talent Show


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PTA Thank you PTA!

The PTA received a $5000 grant from Lowe's for new swings for the playground.  They are working this summer to order the new swings, remove the old ones, install the new swings and mulch the playground before our first day of school.  The PTA is also purchasing a Chromebook Cart for our students as well.  

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Summer Summer Hours

Regular office hours will continue through May 26 and resume July 24.  If you need to reach someone at CTE, please call first to make sure someone is here.  270-781-1356

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Mason Goodnight Celebration of Life Celebrating the life of Mason Goodnight

On Friday, May 19 our school celebrated the life of Mason Goodnight.  Mason was a fourth grade student at our school when he passed away on April 6.  On Friday, students, staff, and the Goodnight family gathered together to remember the life of this precious young boy.  In remembrance of Mason, his family planted a tree in his honor and the basketball courts, where Mason loved to play, were named for him.  

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Children's Relay for Life $12,000 raised by students and staff for Relay for Life

Relay for Life is an event dear to the hear of our teachers, staff, and students as many families have experienced loss due to cancer.  For the past 11 years our school has particpated in the annual Relay for Life event in Bowling Green, raising $110,000 during this time.  This year our students raised $5,575 for our Children's Relay for Life and our staff raised $6425 through various events bringing this year's total to $12,000.   Thank you so much to all the families and community members that have assisted us with raising money for cancer research.  

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PE Health Living Event

Tuesday April 25 5:30-7:00 Join us for a night of fun to learn about living a healthy lifestyle with your family by participating in different activity stations and visiting booths from different organizations. This is a FREE event! We will be giving away door prizes and 150 t-shirts. Hope you can join us!

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School Transfer Requests

If your child is currently an “Out of District” student, you MUST complete a new Transfer Request each year to be considered for acceptance according to space allocation. Please complete the form as soon as possible if you wish to be considered for enrollment next year.  

https://sites.google.com/a/warren.kyschools.us/outofdistric ttransfers/

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Volunteer Luncheon Volunteer Luncheon

Our Volunteer Luncheon is Thursday, April 20 from 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM in the library.  If you have volunteered during the school year we would loke to honor you with lunch that day.  Please call the school office and let us know if you will be attending.  Thank you!   270-781-1356

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Dancing with the CTE Stars

It is time for our annual student Dancing with the Stars contest. Click on the link to watch our student videos and place your vote for our star students.  



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Cat in Hat Celebrate Reading!

During the week of February 27 we will be celebrating reading.  Our week kicks off with our Reading Fair on Monday, then we will be celebrating Dr. Seuss each day of the week.  

Monday - Green Eggs and Clothes Day (wear something green)

Tuesday - I can read with my eyes shut day - (wear a shirt you can read)

Wednesday - Fox in Socks Day - (wear crazy socks)

Thursday - Cat in the Hat Day - (wear a hat)

Friday - If I ran the zoo day - (wear something with animal print)

Don't forget about WCEA's celebration of Read Across America Day Saturday at Greenwood Mall, beginning at 10 AM.  

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WCPS Logo Cumberland Trace Elementary Schools Earns Lighthouse Status

CTES is the sixth WCPS school to earn achievement...

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Incident Update

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Random Acts of Kindness Quote Random Acts of Kindness Week

In order to celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Week, CTE is setting a goal to see if we can have 100 Random Acts of Kindness during the week of February 13-17. 

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Academic Team 6th Grade Academic Team Earns 1st Place Win

Congratulations to our 6th Grade Academic Team. They placed first in the district!

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Program Veteran's Day Celebration

We had a wonderful time celebrating our veterans.  Please check-out our photo gallery of this event.  

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WCPS Logo WCPS Accepting Nominations for Hall of Distinguished Alumni

2017 Hall of Distinguished Alumni Nomination Information...

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Scholarship Logo 5th and 6th Grade Students: Apply for the Matt Rzepka Scholarship

The Matt Rzepka Scholarship is an exciting opportunity for your child to earn a college scholarship while still in elementary school.

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August Golden Apple Winners Announced...

Representatives from Briarwood Elementary, Cumberland Trace Elementary, North Warren Elementary, and Warren East High...

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Two WCPS Preschool Teachers Earn International Recognition

Cumberland Trace and Natcher teachers awarded major honors...

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New Faces at CTE

This year our school welcomes 6 new teachers!

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School Supply Lists

Click link for this year's 2016 - 2017 School Supply List

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WCPS Logo WCPS Hiring in Transportation Department

Bus Drivers wanted...

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Fall Festival is Coming!

Fall Festival will be Friday beginning at 5:30 PM.  We need lots of volunteers!  Please sign-up to help make this event our best yet.  Sign-ups are:  mysignup.com/cteff2016   and mysignup.com/ctebooks2016.   Continue reading for information about Ticket Sales and Kiss the Pig!

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School of Distinction Logo School of Distinction 2016

Again, CTE rocked the 2015-16 KPREP state assessment! The hard work and dedication of our students, teachers, staff and parents is evident in these results. Our overall score of 85.1 was higher than any other school in Warren County and Bowling Green City. You can find more detailed school information on our School Report Card at the following site: https://applications.education.ky.gov/src/

OVERALL SCORE 2015: 84.6

OVERALL SCORE 2016: 85.1 2016

Classification: Distinguished/Progressing 2016


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100 100th Day of School

Monday is our 100th Day of Learning!  

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Food Volunteers Needed for our International Fest

One of our favorite parts of International Night is the delicious, tasty treats that our parents provide.  If you could provide some food for our students and families please sign up now.  We need you!  https://goo.gl/UgZFET

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Book Fair is Coming!

Our Fall Book Fair kicks off on Friday!  We will have Family Night at the Fall Festival beginning at 5:30.  We will have Grand Day on Thursday, Sept. 22, plus lots of shopping in between.  If you can volunteer at the Book Fair we would love to have you!  You can sign- up at mysignup.com/ctebooks2016  Check-out our list of Spirit Days at the Book Fair.  It is sure to be lots of fun!   

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Stick Dog Author Visit with Tom Watson

Tuesday, author Tom Watson will be visiting our school.  

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Jump Rope for Heart Jump Rope for Heart

Jump Rope for Heart will be held February 7, 14, and 15.  Please continue reading for additional information.  

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Happy Camper Spring Book Fair

Our Spring Book Fair will be Monday, March 20 - Friday, March 24.  Students and parents may shop anytime during the day from 8:00 AM - 3:45 PM.  Families are also welcome to our Family Night, Thursday, March 23 from 5:30 - 8:00 PM.  Continue reading to discover more about our daily Spirit Days.  

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Children's Classic

Last week the students received forms for the children’s 10K classic that will take place on October 15. The race is free to children that want to participate and they will receive a free tshirt upon completion of the race. If your child is interested in participating then please fill out the form and return it to Mrs. Oliver by September 16.

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Board Games K-PREP Celebration

Our celebration will be Friday, October 28 at 8:30 in the gym.  This year's theme is "At the Top of Our Game".  We are encouraging all our students to dress up as board game or video game characters.  We will also be having our Fall Parties the same day.  It will be a great day of fun and celebration for our students.  

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VDance Flyer Family Valentine's Dance

Our family Valentine's Dance will be held on Friday, February 10.  Hope to see you there! 

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International Fest International Arts Festival

Our Annual International Festival will be held Thursday, March 23 from 5:30 - 8:00 PM.  



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Running Club is beginning

Running club started last week! If your child is interested in participating in running club it is not too late. They have to have a permission slip and a KHSAA sports physical in order to attend on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 7:30-8:00.  Contact Amy Oliver for more information.  

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Spring Picture Day Spring Pictures

Spring pictures will be held Thursday, February 16.  

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Walk 4 Water

Thursday CTE kicked off our Walk 4 Water event that will take place on September 21 during their specials time. Students are encouraged to raise money to help families in Haiti to have water. All money collected will go to Healing Hands International to build a well next year. Let's work together to make a difference!

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Phil Bildner Author Visit

Tuesday, February 21 our school will be hosting author, Phil Bildner.  All of our students will be attending his presentations throughout the day.  We will be selling some of his books if your child would like to purchase one.  Follow this link to the ordering information.  Book Order Form.  

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WCPS Logo 2017 Hall of Distinguished Alumni

Inductees announced...

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WCPS Announces 2016 Hunger Run

Event to benefit Synergy Center...

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Reading Fair Our 2nd Annual Reading Fair is coming soon

Would your child like to participate in our 2nd Annual Reading Fair?  We would love to have your child involved.  1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes are given to our winners.  Please click the link for more information.  Reading Fair 2017

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WCPS Logo Teacher Job Fair

Future educators welcome...

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K Kids Early Entrance into Kindergarten

If you need information about early entrance into kindergarten.  Please continue reading for the document you need to petition for your child.  

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Cumberland Trace Elementary
830 Cumberland Trace Road
Bowling Green, KY 42103
Phone: 270-781-1356
Fax: 270-781-7036