Sarah Choi
Pond Cove staff pictures are displayed in a show of appreciation for their dedication and commitment to our students and community.
1 day ago, Sarah Choi
jonathan r. werner
As we get ready for Thanksgiving Break, CEMS wanted to THANK the Cape Community for supporting both our remote and in-person learning. Have a fun, safe week and we'll see you soon! https://youtu.be/vupzOYWHNf0
8 days ago, jonathan r. werner
Thomas Charltray
First grade students are using their photography skills + the app ChatterPix to tell their families what they are thankful for #PondCoveSchool Their voices are making these turkeys talk.
12 days ago, Thomas Charltray
Jen Lakari
UPDATE: Massachusetts has been removed from the travel exemption, people coming to ME from MA must either quarantine for 14 days or receive a negative COVID-19 test with a sample taken no longer than 72 hours from arrival in ME. This will go into effect on Monday 11/16/20.
18 days ago, Jen Lakari
Jen Lakari
The Mills Administration has released its Friday Health Advisory, and although Cumberland County remains in "green", they are closely monitoring our county. Please see the media release by clicking the link below. https://mailchi.mp/maine/media-release-maine-doe-celebrates-april-as-the-month-of-the-military-child-1322264?e=529b28fd2e
18 days ago, Jen Lakari
jonathan r. werner
Click below to learn more about Cape's recent Professional Development exploring the interrelationship of trauma, racial identity, and COVID-19 and their impact on our students. https://bit.ly/3naFdIZ
21 days ago, jonathan r. werner
Jen Lakari
Please click the link below to review the agenda and supporting documents for the upcoming School Board Meeting on November 10, 2020 at 6:30 pm via Zoom Webinar. You can click the link in the Events section to join the meeting. https://www.cape.k12.me.us/o/cesd/browse/175938
28 days ago, Jen Lakari
Jen Lakari
NEW INFORMATION REGARDING TRAVEL: The State is exempting residents from the following states from the testing and 14-day quarantine requirement for travel and lodging: Vermont, New Hampshire and and Massachusetts.* *Exemptions for CT, NY and NJ end Nov. 4, 2020**.
29 days ago, Jen Lakari
Jen Lakari
Please click on the link below to review the agenda for the Special School Board Workshop on November 3, 2020 at 6:30 pm via Zoom. Click the link in the Events section to join. https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/990348/SB_Workshop_11.3.20.pdf
about 1 month ago, Jen Lakari
Thomas Charltray
Students at #PondCoveSchool are using @breakoutedu to celebrate this time of year. First grade students read #FiveLittlePumpkins poem + then try to get the pumpkins to a Halloween party #criticalthinking #collaboration
about 1 month ago, Thomas Charltray
Jen Lakari
Please take a moment to click the link listed below to read the update from Superintendent Wolfrom regarding the positive Covid-19 case at CEHS. https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/987031/Positive_covid_case_UPDATE__10.28.2020.pdf
about 1 month ago, Jen Lakari
Jen Lakari
Please use the link below to join the School Board Workshop in session at 6:30 pm tonight. Meeting ID 878 4910 0905 https://www.google.com/url?q=https://capeelizabethschools-org.zoom.us/j/87849100905&sa=D&source=calendar&ust=1604269799812000&usg=AOvVaw2-wSD97pKSejJIEqnX8H8p
about 1 month ago, Jen Lakari
Jen Lakari
Please check out the link in the Events section to join the Policy Committee Meeting scheduled for October 27, 2020 at 3 pm via Zoom. you can click below to read through the agenda and supporting documents. https://www.cape.k12.me.us/o/cesd/browse/174324
about 1 month ago, Jen Lakari
Jen Lakari
As the holidays approach, please keep checking the state's travel guidelines to stay up to date as you make your plans: https://www.maine.gov/covid19/restartingmaine/keepmainehealthy
about 1 month ago, Jen Lakari
Thomas Charltray
Teachers + students are being creative this year with #OpenHouse. 4th graders are using @AdobeSpark and 1st graders are using @Flipgrid to showcase what is important to them in their new classes. #PondCoveSchool
about 1 month ago, Thomas Charltray
Jen Lakari
The Building Committee Meeting will be via Zoom on October 20, 2020 at 6:30 pm, click on the Events section to join. The agenda and supporting documents can be viewed by clicking the link address below. https://www.cape.k12.me.us/o/cesd/browse/172460
about 1 month ago, Jen Lakari
Jen Lakari
The DOE made some changes to the screening tool. Below is the link. It has been updated in the Parent/Student Handbook and in the weekly reminder sent via PowerSchool! https://www.maine.gov/doe/sites/maine.gov.doe/files/inline-files/Pre-Screening%20Tool_11.pdf
about 1 month ago, Jen Lakari
Thomas Charltray
Teachers at #PondCoveSchool ❤️ @Bitmoji + wanted something for students. #PLN (professional learning network) to the rescue! Thanks @spitthatgumout edu.pixton.com students create avatars. Great #DigitalCitizenship talk too.
about 1 month ago, Thomas Charltray
Jen Lakari
October 13th at 6:30 pm is the Regular School Board Meeting. Below is the link to the page for the agenda and supporting documents. Please follow the link on the Events Section to join the meeting. https://www.cape.k12.me.us/o/cesd/browse/171494
about 1 month ago, Jen Lakari
Jen Lakari
Watch Karen Jenkins, CEHS Nurse provide pertinent information regarding COVID-19 and the many guidelines: https://youtu.be/jX91uctcs4k
about 1 month ago, Jen Lakari
Thomas Charltray
It’s snowing in kindergarten at #PondCoveSchool Students built snowmen using pattern blocks app, learned to take screenshots, cropped photos +marked up with names. 5 year olds. Wow. #mindblown Of course we played the #Frozen soundtrack.
about 1 month ago, Thomas Charltray
Thomas Charltray
Spending the first half of the week w/4th grade students + @Flipgrid New to #PondCoveSchool students even used it in different states last year during remote learning #oneofthebestappsever
about 1 month ago, Thomas Charltray
Thomas Charltray
It’s amazing how educators adapt to make things better for students. Our school counselor @BriGallagherSC transformed her space to help students w/their social emotional needs. Mats on the floor w/puppets, a race track w/seat cars, +of course lava at the door. #PondCoveSchool
2 months ago, Thomas Charltray
Jen Lakari
2 months ago, Jen Lakari
Thomas Charltray
Kindergarten students were detectives with their new iPads. They searched for all of the features they would need to be successful with their new devices before they started taking them home. #PondCoveSchool
2 months ago, Thomas Charltray
Jen Lakari
Congratulations Pond Cove Elementary School! A recipient of the National Blue Ribbon Schools award which affirms the hard work of educators, families, and communities in creating safe and welcoming schools where students master challenging and engaging content.
2 months ago, Jen Lakari
Jen Lakari
The restriction on Massachusetts has been lifted by Governor Mills. The exempt states for travel are now: MA, NY, NH, VT, NJ, CT. All other states will require a 14-day quarantine or a negative Covid test result.
2 months ago, Jen Lakari
Thomas Charltray
Grade1 students exploring their iPads. Power button, home button, headphones oh my! They are excited to bring them home for distance learning. Weekend homework-design an at home office space. Put up a family photo or some artwork. #PondCoveSchool
2 months ago, Thomas Charltray
Jen Lakari
Due to a recent federal waiver extension, ALL kids eat free lunch in our school system until December 31st!
3 months ago, Jen Lakari
Thomas Charltray
Introducing Grade 1 students to their iPads today. Amazed at what they remember from last year, home button, charging, and headphones oh my! We took #maskselfies learned how to markup and then ended our time with @Starfalledu #PondCoveSchool
3 months ago, Thomas Charltray
Thomas Charltray
The fun continues in grade 4. Students are learning to insert selfies into a #GoogleDoc. Then they are learning how to resize the images and add a colorful border. #PondCoveSchool #maskselfie
3 months ago, Thomas Charltray
Jen Lakari
Exempt states for travel are still New Hampshire, Vermont, Connecticut, New York, & New Jersey. All other travel requires a 14-day quarantine or a negative Covid test. These requirements include if you must venture outside of Maine for a medical appointment.
3 months ago, Jen Lakari
Jen Lakari
School Nutrition Update: Good News! The U.S.D.A has extended their summer feeding waiver! What this means is all of our students regardless of eligibility will be able to access both breakfast and lunch at no cost to them.
3 months ago, Jen Lakari
Jen Lakari
Bus assignments are now live on the parent portal in PowerSchool!
3 months ago, Jen Lakari
Jen Lakari
Parents of students in the Hybrid Model, please remember to complete the Parent Contract in the PowerSchool portal prior to sending your student to school next week, and to complete the self assessment every school day before sending your student/s to school. If they answer “Yes” to any question, please keep them home. Bus assignments, for those who requested bussing, will soon be available on PowerSchool.
3 months ago, Jen Lakari
Jen Lakari
ME residents state visit exemptions are the same from last week. However, if they visit elsewhere: 14-day quarantine or a negative test are the requirement. Seasonal homeowners, workers traveling to Maine, and other visitors may also utilize a recent negative COVID-19 test as an alternative to the required 14-day quarantine in Maine effective immediately.
3 months ago, Jen Lakari
Jen Lakari
The Maine CDC Travel Guidelines state exemptions list: NH, VT, CT, NY, NJ. As of today, if you have traveled to these states, you DO NOT need a negative COVID test or 14-day quarantine. Any other travel outside of ME and these states will require one of the two.
3 months ago, Jen Lakari
Jen Lakari
Last night the School Board approved the Calendar change and the Hybrid Model for the reopening of school. You can view the video by clicking the CETV icon at the bottom of the website page.
3 months ago, Jen Lakari
Jen Lakari
Don't forget that you can watch the School Board Meeting via Facebook Live! Tonight starting at 6:30 pm.
4 months ago, Jen Lakari
Jen Lakari
Due to the anticipation of a high volume of participants for tonight’s School Board Meeting, in addition to being available via Zoom, we will be Live-streaming via our Facebook Page. See you tonight at 6:30 pm!
4 months ago, Jen Lakari
Jen Lakari
Don't forget to vote on July 14, 2020! The School Budget Referendum is on the ballot!
5 months ago, Jen Lakari
Jen Lakari
School Budget Referendum- please vote July 14, 2020 at the Cape Elizabeth High School!
5 months ago, Jen Lakari
Emily LeBorgne
Congratulations to Mrs. Caitlin Ramsey for being selected as 2020 Maine Music Teacher of the Year! Every year Mrs. Ramsey spends countless hours working with close to 300 middle school band students and is a highly sought after clinician, adjudicator and conductor throughout New England! We are so proud to call her a Caper!
6 months ago, Emily LeBorgne
Jen Lakari
Officer Estes of CEPD will be distributing the remaining Ruth's Reusable Resource Packets in the parking lot of the library on May 28th from 10 am to 11 am!
7 months ago, Jen Lakari
Jen Lakari
Read here about the new program authorized by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act: provides assistance to families of children eligible for free or reduced-price meals during the closure of schools. https://mailchi.mp/maine/cu5lemq6y0-1321372?e=fe90a325c3
7 months ago, Jen Lakari
Jen Lakari
A little background for those who would like to know more about the Greco Roman Project! https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1iRlt6MFASYAp9hf9FqJmat48tr46dlhjxXBVnc3K5vQ/edit#slide=id.p
7 months ago, Jen Lakari
Jen Lakari
Day 2 of Teacher's Appreciation Week: A Message from Governor Mills https://mainedoenews.net/category/news-views/press-releases/
7 months ago, Jen Lakari
Jen Lakari
Happy Teacher's Appreciation Week! https://youtu.be/htfl82Uz0N8
7 months ago, Jen Lakari
Josh Chase
6th grade math and science teachers got a CEEF grant to start raising brook trout in our classrooms this year. It was not the first year we hoped for but we release 174 brook trout into the Presumpscot River https://youtu.be/J7eBk0MyQH0
7 months ago, Josh Chase
Jen Lakari
8 months ago, Jen Lakari
Jen Lakari
Marco Hansel was recently awarded 3rd Place in the Bagaduce Music Young Composers Competition. This competition is aimed at students 18 and younger who submit original works to be evaluated by professional composers and musicians. This is a tremendous honor for Marco. Congrats!
8 months ago, Jen Lakari
Jen Lakari
CESD Tech Department has purchased 10 Hotspots for use for families without internet access during remote learning. If you are in need of these services, call your Principal, or put in a Tech Helpdesk ticket.
8 months ago, Jen Lakari
Jen Lakari
From the Technology Dept: TML boosts WIFI that faces the car park- should allow users, students or citizens, to park their cars either directly in front of the library, or anywhere along the front - or half of the parking spaces closer to the doors, and access the guest WiFi.
8 months ago, Jen Lakari
Jen Lakari
Bethany Nugent Roy, a 2005 Cape Grad, is now a doctor of Internal Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess in Boston, in the thick of things alongside her colleagues tirelessly working to save lives and the world. Virtual hand claps!
8 months ago, Jen Lakari
Kate Thibeault
CEMS Students - Reminder that Trimester 3 starts on Monday, March 16th!
9 months ago, Kate Thibeault
Jason Manjourides
Visiting Author Chris Van Dusen is amazing! All Pond Cove student will meet him today.
10 months ago, Jason Manjourides
Wendy Derzawiec
Due to the inclement weather and icy conditions, Cape Elizabeth Schools are closed today, Friday, Feb. 7. Town Hall is closed until 10 am. Please be safe if you have to drive anywhere today, and enjoy your weekend.
10 months ago, Wendy Derzawiec
Wendy Derzawiec
Officer Galvan's CEMS Mexican Fiesta Feb. 27
10 months ago, Wendy Derzawiec
Jason Manjourides
So excited to share that author Chris Van Dusen is coming to Pond Cove on February 7th!
10 months ago, Jason Manjourides
Kate Thibeault
Due to the snow day, the CEMS Spelling Bee has been rescheduled to Friday, January 17th at 3 p.m. in the LLC.
11 months ago, Kate Thibeault
Wendy Derzawiec
Due to the amount of anticipated snow, Cape Elizabeth Schools will be closed today, Thursday, Jan. 16. Stay safe and warm!
11 months ago, Wendy Derzawiec
Kate Thibeault
The Spelling Bee is this Thursday, January 16th at 3 pm in the CEMS Library!
11 months ago, Kate Thibeault
Kate Thibeault
CEMS Variety Show is Wednesday, January 15th! There will be 2 shows at 2:45 and 7:00 p.m. Hope to see you there!
11 months ago, Kate Thibeault
Jason Lund
Remember that the eSports Club will be having a fund raiser at Elsemere BBQ at 448 Cottage Road in South Portland from 4-9pm tonight! Any eat in or dine out will help support the teams.
11 months ago, Jason Lund
Cape Elizabeth School Department
November 16, 2019, Cape Elizabeth hosts a VEX Robotics tournament at the Cape Elizabeth Middle School. It’s a great local opportunity to see Grade 7-12 VEX robots and teams from around Maine in action.
about 1 year ago, Cape Elizabeth School Department
Cape Elizabeth School Department
Please remember to vote on the Cape Elizabeth School Department Budget on Tuesday June 11, 2019. Voting will take place at the Cape Elizabeth High School. Polls open at 7 am and close at 8 pm.
over 1 year ago, Cape Elizabeth School Department
Cape Elizabeth School Department
Please take a moment to read the Executive Summary from our exciting work at the March 15th and 16th Future Search Event on our Town and School Websites. https://www.capeelizabeth.com https://www.cape.k12.me.us/
over 1 year ago, Cape Elizabeth School Department