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We meet the 2nd Monday of every month at 5:30pm. Childcare is provided.

PTO Mtg. Tonight with Special Guest Yaw Obeng!

Hi all,

Don’t forget, PTO tonight with a chance to talk to Superintendent Yaw Obeng about things like the CP Smith principal search, the future direction of Burlington schools, and what the passing of the infrastructure bond will mean to CP Smith.

Pizza and childcare will be available.  Meet in the Smith library from 5:30 to 7:00.

See you there!!

Smith Smackeroos Coming at You!!

Hi Smith families,

Remember last year’s wildly successful Smith Smackeroo cash raffle?  In which we gave away $1200 in cash prizes and earned a $3500 profit for CP Smith school? Right!  Well, it’s been a great year using those funds we earned through Smith Smackeroos for things like: field trips, classroom supplies, science education, visiting authors.

Help us achieve our goal this year! 2016 Smith Smackeroo tickets are being distributed to students this week. Tickets sell for $10 each, 6 for $50, or 13 for $100.  To reach our goal this year of $7500 profit, we need to sell $8700 in tickets, which boils down to approximately 3 tickets per student.

3 Tickets per student?!  We can do that! It shouldn’t be hard because the prizes are so great!  We will be awarding 15 cash prizes:

April 3-April 7     $25 daily

April 10-April 14             $50 daily

April 17-April 20          $100 daily

April 21   Grand Prize  $500!!!

Exciting right?!

Students will also receive prizes!  Every student who sells $100 or more in tickets will receive a free movie pass from Merrill’s Roxy Cinema!  The top seller in each grade will choose from prizes like passes to Get Air, Metro Rock, Petra Cliffs, and Leonardo’s pizza!  each time a cash prize winner is drawn the student who sold the ticket will receive a free ice cream cone from the Bagel Cafe!

Thanks in advance for reaching out to friends, relatives, neighbors, co-workers and anyone you know who loves the chance to win big money and help the school at the same time. Together lets make this the most successful CP Smith fundraiser ever!

If you have any questions or need more tickets, email us at cpsmithpto@gmail.com.

Go Team CP Smith!!

Meet BSD Superintendent Yaw Obeng at PTO Meeting Monday!

Hi Smith families,

Join us Monday 3/13 from 5:30 to 7:00 in the Smith library for this month’s PTO meeting.

Superintendent Yaw Obeng will be joining us to “to share with you the vision and latest direction of the district and to get continuous feedback from you.”

Other items on the agenda include our need for new officers for next year, this week’s Science and Engineering Fair, Smith Smackeroos, and the Vermont souvenir cookbook project.

Pizza will be served and childcare will be provided.

See you there!

Parent Forum on Substance Abuse March 23, 2017

              Parent Forum on Substance Abuse and Addiction                                                               Impact on Child Development and Education

Join Jackie Corbally, Opiate Policy Coordinator and Laura Nugent, Student Support Director

Where: Sustainability Academy 123 North Street, Burlington

When:  Thursday, March 23 6:00-7:30 p.m.

High of 12 Degrees Tomorrow! Perfect!

Tomorrow’s predicted frigid temperatures are ABSOLUTELY PERFECT conditions to…


This is the last weekend to work on a project before next Thursdays science and engineering fair at CP Smith!  Don’t forget that display boards are for sale for $3 from Ms. Lane in the Smith library.

Whether or not you are planning a project, you will not want to miss this event.  In addition to student projects we will have a bowling ball Newton’s cradle, marble maze, an autonomous robot penguin, 3D printing, a Tesla coil, a physics demo and lots of hands on activities!

The CP Smith Science and Engineering Fair is Thursday, March 16, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.

See you there!


May the Arts Be With You!

A note from CP Smith’s awesome art teacher, Sandy Hawkes:


Dear CP Smith School Family & friends, 

This month we celebrate Youth Art Month and there are two exciting opportunities to see CP Smith student artwork on display!
1)  If you are out and about in Barre in the near future stop by the Barre Mall, near the Walmart entrance to check out our newly installed Art Exhibit; Wild Things in the Woods. The show includes work from many K-12 students around the state of Vermont. CP Smith has many works on display all with the theme: Woodland Creatures. It would even be a fun adventure for your family as well. Be part of Wild Things in the Woods as we share up the talent of our awesome students!  The attached flier describes some upcoming events. Please feel free to pass along.  Wild Things YAM invite flyer
2)  Select student work will be on display at Burlington’s City Hall at the annual Burlington Elementary Art Exhibit! The art exhibit will run through March 30th. Peer Artists, parents and family can view the exhibit during open hours in City Hall’s Contois Auditorium on Church Street.
May the Arts Be With You,

Smith Times March 8, 2017!

Hi all,  Check out this weeks Smith Times which has all you need to know about the upcoming Science and Engineering Fair (3/16), parent teacher conferences, and a spring concert (3/24).

Also, mark your calendars for Monday’s PTO meeting (3/13)!

Click here to read the Smith Times:  Smith Times 3-8-17