College Square Elementary School

College Square Elementary School

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School day begins at 9:05 AM and ends at 3:40 PM. 
College Square Announcements

Invitation for Career Day Volunteers - Fri, May 8

We are looking for a few volunteers to present for our first annual career day. We will be hosting the event during school hours on May 8th, 2020. Presenters will present to individual classrooms, and can volunteer for a full or half day.  All volunteers must present their clearances to the district, in advance, and be approved as District volunteers.  If you are interested in joining us or would like more information please email Mr. Staszewski at [email protected] or call at 724-774-0250 ext. 4234.  Information on clearance requirements can be found here.

Gr.1 Field Trip Lunch Orders - due Thurs, March 19

To place a lunch order for your child for the Grade 1 Field Trip on Thursday, March 26, click here.

Read Across America Week - March 2-6

Monday, March 2, 2020 Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!  Dress as your favorite book character today or wear your red and white or Seuss Hats to help celebrate! The cafe will also serve Green Eggs and Ham for lunch! 
 
Dr. Seuss at the Beaver Library! 6:00 PM-All Ages are invited to join the Beaver Memorial Library for stations, crafts, games, and birthday cake! The Program is FREE, no registration needed.
 
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 Wacky Wednesday! Dress a bit wacky today! Special author visit - Ralph Masiello.  Book order form will be sent home. 
 
Friday, March 6, 2020 Read a T-Shirt Day! Wear a t-shirt with a message! High School Mystery Readers will be visiting our classrooms to help us celebrate reading today! 
 
All Week Check out a book from the CS library during this week to enter for a chance to win a special Reading Basket! Winners will be announced on March 9th!   READING BINGO Forms to be coming home!  DON’T FORGET TO CELEBRATE READING BY READING!

Grade 2 Well Wishes for the CS Yearbook - deadline March 15, 2020

2nd grade parents/guardians are invited to place a Well Wish for their child in the College Square Yearbook.  Click here to submit your well wish for your 2nd grade child.  The well wishes are to be done no later than Sunday 3/15/2020.  If you have any questions please contact Angela Marino.

College Square Yearbook Order

To place an order for the College Square yearbook, please click here.  The deadline for the current price is February 29, 2020.

Kindergarten Registration for 2020-2021

Beaver High School Presents: My Favorite Year (a Musical Comedy)

Don't miss out on this year's school musical - March 19 - 22 More +

School In Session on Thursday, April 9

School will be in session on Thursday, April 9 due to the school closure for inclement weather on February 7th.

ARTOME Student Art Sale at the College Square Art Show on Thursday, April 23, 6-8pm

Click here to see a flyer with more details!

Thank you to College Square PTO and Dutch Ridge PTA!

The purpose of the PTO/PTA is to enhance and support the educational experience at our schools, to develop a closer connection between school and home by encouraging parental involvement, and to improve the environment at our schools through volunteer and financial support. More +

Important Information about Bullying

Click here for important information and resources about Bullying. 

Job Shadowing Opportunities for our Juniors and Seniors

Beaver Area School District wants to be sure our students have the opportunities that will allow them to make informed choices towards their post-secondary decisions.  Job shadowing is one of the best ways for students to evaluate and gather information in the decision making process for their career pathways. 
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2019/20 Student/Parent Forms - Grades 1 - 12

Welcome to the new school year!  Parent/Guardians of students in Grades 1 - 12 should complete two online forms for their child(ren).  Click here to access the forms.

College Square Student Handbook 2019-2020

Click here for the handbook

K-3 Supply Lists

Please click here to access supply lists for K-3.   More +

School Calendar - 2019-2020 School Year

Click here for the 2019-20 school calendar that was approved on 3/18/19.

K - 12 Student Voluntary Accident Insurance

Voluntary student accident insurance can be purchased through AG Administrators.    More +

College Square Yearbook - Additional Orders

Parents/guardians can log on and order the book and have it shipped to their house.  Hard cover = $30, soft cover = $25.  Click here.


Pittsburgh Business Times 2019 District Honor Roll Ranking

For 15 years, the Pittsburgh Business Times has ranked the region's school districts based on state standardized test score performance, identifying the highest-scoring school districts in the region and the state.  In order to determine their Honor Roll ranking, the Business Times uses the PSSA and Keystone test results from the previous three years. More +

Thank You to Our Community Supporters!

7-Eleven
Thanks to a generous grant from our local 7-Eleven, we were able to purchase character education and behavior intervention materials.  The Social Thinking curriculum will be used with all of our Kindergarten Students.  Additional Social Thinking and Flexible Thinking materials will be used in small group interventions, K-2.

Buddy Bench
Thanks to PTO and College Square parent leadership and generous financial support from community business and private family donations, we have been able to purchase a replacement Buddy Bench for our playground!  To foster friendship and communication skills, students who need a friend to play with on the playground can sit on the Buddy Bench.  Peers are quick to invite them to play with them.
 
The project was funded by almost 20 small businesses and friends and families of the school.  Our appreciation to Keystone Ridge Designs in Butler, PA, for providing the bench at a reduced price to help to support this project at our school!  
Extended Day Services Pre-K Academy and Before/After School Program

Extended Day Services Pre-K Academy and Before/After School Program

Extended Day Services offers a Pre-K Academy in addition to their Before and After School Program for Elementary students.  Click here for information.
College Square Art Website

College Square Art Website

Click here for the College Square website
Aramark Breakfast and Lunch Logo

Breakfast & Lunch Menus... and more!

Click here for the BASD/Aramark Food Service website where you will find menus, nutrition information for the foods that are served, student dining programs, and other topics of interest!
Click here to manage your child(ren)'s lunch account(s).
School Bus with Red Stop Sign

Know the School Bus Stopping Law

Click here for details  Our Children's Safety Is In Your Hands!
Earn $ for College Square

Earn $ for College Square

Giant Eagle: Apples for the Students
Enroll your Advantage Card and earn points.  Our School ID is 0217.
Office Max/Office Depot: Give Back to Schools
We get 5% in credit for qualifying purchases.  Our School ID is 70085002.  Give the cashier this number at the checkout.
Thank you for your support!  These programs support the purchase of technology, instructional materials and student programming!
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Contacts
To contact by e-mail, click on the name below.
To contact by phone, dial 724.774.0250 and the extension listed below.
 
ext. 4800
ext. 4809
ext. 4137
ext. 4137 
ext. 4234
ext. 4213
ext. 5301
ext. 4139
 
Upcoming Events
Mar
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Early Dismissal for Students

Middle/High School dismisses at 12:25 PM
Dutch Ridge dismisses at 1:05 PM
College Square dismisses at 1:40 PM
Lunches will be served. 
Links
Daily Rotation
The elementary building schedules for specials and reading groups operate on a 5-day rotation. While the days are preassigned, if we miss a day of school due to weather conditions or vacation, the day assignments will shift. Today is:
Recognition
PAWS Positive Behavior Program Recognition

PAWS Positive Behavior Program Recognition

Our PAWS Behavior Program was evaluated by a team of Independent State-Wide PAPBS Facilitators.  We are proud to have earned a 96% and recognition as a PBIS (Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports) Fidelity Status with Implementation at Tier 1.  Our Tier 2 and 3 Behavior Support System earned a 100% for Fidelity of Implementation. More +

PA Governor's Award for Excellence

On April 23, 2014, Dr. Carolyn Dumaresq, Acting Secretary of Education, presented the Governor's Award for Excellence in Academics to College Square Elementary.  The award designation was based on our School Performance Profile ranking of 90.3.  Click here to read the article.
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