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Dance-O-Rama: Where Cornell Finds All the Right Moves!

[caption id="attachment_790" align="alignright" width="280"] Beth Ellis-Dickson, Dance-o-Rama Chair[/caption] Dance-O-Rama: Where Cornell Finds All the Right Moves! When Cornell parent, Beth Ellis-Dickson, took a part-time job at the Albany toy store 5 Little Monkeys six years ago, she didn’t imagine that her connections there would lead to her running one of Cornell’s most anticipated and lively PTA fundraisers of the year for the school -- Dance-o-Rama! “I was working there with Stephanie Sala, who is the owner, and who is also a former Cornell parent,” says Beth. “She started the even...
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What Does it Take to Make Cornell Movie Nights a Success?

What Does it Take to Make Cornell Movie Nights a Success? By Rachael Stryker, Cornell PTA VP of Events  The Bollin-Small Family: Ryan, Derek, Kim, and Charlie When Cornell parent, Kim Bollin, volunteered to coordinate her first Cornell Movie Night back in 2013, she didn’t realize how much she’d enjoy running the show. “When the kids come in their ‘jammies, and they lay their sleeping bags and stuffies out on the floor to get ready for the movies, it’s so neat . . . and when there’s a part of the movie that the kids all respond to, they yell and scream together, it’s so fun. It’s a good f...
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Cornell Back to School Meet & Greet – Friday, Aug 26, 5-7pm

BACK TO SCHOOL MEET & GREET Brought to you by the Cornell PTA Friday, August 26 Cornell School - Main Yard 5:00pm – 7:00pm This is a social event for ALL new and returning Cornell families for the 2016-2017 school year.  There will be an optional school tour for new families and Cornell PTA Board members will be on-site to answer questions about what activities/efforts are being planned for the coming school year.  There will be Chromebooks set up in the library if you need help logging onto Aeries to get your student’s school assignment.  We hope you and your family can join us for...
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Cornell Crew kickoff – Saturday Aug 27, 9am-noon

Come join the Cornell Crew for a work party to help kick off the school year! WHEN: Saturday August 27th, 9 am - 12 pm. Even if you can come for only part of the work party, that's okay! Drop-ins are welcome. WHAT: This work party will focus on gardening, preparing the edible garden for the school year, and installing ceramic tiles on the outside of the building. As always, this is a chance to impress your family with your selfless volunteer efforts in support of our school... and NEW members get a FREE T-shirt. WHERE: We will meet at the outdoor picnic tables at Cornell. WHAT T...
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