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Cumberland Trace Elementary News

WCPS Logo Superintendent Press Conference on Pension Reform

Hosted by KSBA Region 3 Superintendents...

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WCPS Logo October Golden Apple Winners Announced

Winners from Briarwood Elementary, Cumberland Trace Elementary, and Drakes Creek Middle School...

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WCPS Logo State of the District Address

Superintendent Clayton to host annual forum...

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WCPS Logo KPREP Scores Released

WCPS students once again test above the state average...

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WCPS Logo Two WCPS Schools Among Healthiest in the Nation

Cumberland Trace and Jody Richards receive honor...

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WCPS Logo Solar Eclipse Resources

Information for parents...

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Lunch Menu Are you looking for the lunch menu or bus routes?

The links on our Parent Information Page will provide you with this information

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WCPS Logo 2017 Summer Feeding Program

Free meals for anyone under 18...

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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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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

More details here...

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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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WCPS Logo WCPS Hiring in Transportation Department

Bus Drivers wanted...

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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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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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Fall Festival Fall Festival is Friday, Sept. 15!

Our annual Fall Festival is almost here.  We need lots of assistance to make this the best one yet.  We have lots of various ways you can help - from volunteering your time to volunteering items.  Please consider partnering with us to make this a fun night for all!


Please sign up online (http://signup.com/go/diNRDKr) if you are able to donate cakes, 2 liters or your time. Sign up looks a bit different this year and the majority of the items are under Friday, September 15. For questions, please contact Emily Castelli (eec4cjc@gmail.com)

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Wild West Book Fair Book Fair Begins, Friday Sept. 15

Book Fair Days:  Friday, Sept 15 - Thursday, Sept. 21

Times:  8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Family Events:

Family Night at the Book Fair -  Friday, Sept 15  5:30 - 7:30 PM

Grand Day - Eat lunch with your child and shop the book fair - Thurs, Sept 21  10:45 AM - 1:00 PM


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Mr. Scott Jones CTE welcomes a new Dean of Students

We would like to welcome our new Dean of Students, Mr. Scott Jones, to our Cumberland Trace family!

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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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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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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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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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WKU:  Gifted Studies Super Saturdays at WKU

Super Saturdays are a great way to enhance your child's learning.  If your child has never participated we certainly encourage you to do so.  Here are the dates and link to connect you with WKU Super Saturdays. The dates for the Fall Super Saturdays are Oct 28, Nov 4, 11 and 18. The dates for Winter Super Saturday are Feb 3, 10, 17 and 24. http://wku.edu/gifted/super_saturdays/index.php

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WCPS Logo WCPS to Host Google Summit

Early Registration Open...

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Spring Picture Day Spring Pictures

Spring pictures will be held Thursday, February 16.  

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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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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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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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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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WCPS Logo Teacher Job Fair

Future educators welcome...

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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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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