Please join us for our next meeting on Tuesday, November 13, at 7:00 p.m. in the cafeteria. Tom Biesiadny, Fairfax County Director of Transportation, will give us a brief update about the plan for returning needed public bus service to our neighborhood. Following Director Biesiadny’s update, we’ll have a panel presentation with a facilitated discussion by the FCPS School and Family Partnerships Office. The multicultural panel will feature panelists from several countries who immigrated here and have children who have attended FCPS schools. They will focus on a variety of topics, including cultural perspectives on child rearing, migration and acculturation experiences, education and school involvement differences, language, communication, and gender issues, as well as other topics that are raised from our group. Our intention is to increase our learning and understanding of cultural differences as we are all raising students together at CPES. The panel discussion will be presented in both English and Spanish and simultaneous interpretation will be available in both languages.  Additionally, an Arabic interpreter will also attend. Child care, with dinner included, will be provided.  Please click here to let us know the number of children you are bringing.   


September meeting with simultaneous interpretation.  

The 2018 Cardinal Campaign is underway and we're going to

Up Our Game!

To learn more about our annual fundraiser, the Cardinal Campaign, and what it means to the students, teachers, and staff at Cunningham Park Elementary School, please click here.  We are aiming to raise $15,000 this fall to fund playground equipment enhancements, grade level sets of strategy games, and professional development for our teachers.  

If you have not already registered for a CPES PTA website account, please do! It will help you stay current on all of our PTA news, register for after school activities, sign up to volunteer, and a whole lot more! Our website is being frequently updated, so please check back often. We are working hard to add information that will help our parents stay connected with our PTA and CPES community.    




Cardinal Campaign

Our Goal $15,000 $17,008

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