CNS Newsletter Week of 4/9/18

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  • Take a look at the Minutes to March’s Board Meeting
  • Check out our CNS Community Calendar (Login: cnslex-parent2017 ; PWD: JigglyBusFairyHouse)


We are excited to announce that we are now composting our CNS food waste with Black Earth Compost. You may have noticed the bin near the front door of the school. Please speak to your teacher about how you will help with composting as part of your parent help job (Hint: it is very easy!) Here’s a list of what can go in!


  • NEW Date! CNS Flatbread FundraiserThursday, April, 12th 5-9pm, Bedford location. Come out and eat pizza and share with your friends and family! *Please be sure to supervise your kids.
  • All School Potluck – Saturday, April 14th from 8-11pm. Come make some new friends and connect with old friends at the All School Potluck at Autumn Cohen and Jonathan Silverstein’s house at 80 Reed Street in Lexington. This will be an appetizer and dessert only potluck. RSVP by signing up here.

Thank you,

The Social Committee


Spring is in the air and the Yellow Balloon Fair is just around the corner! The 46th annual Yellow Balloon Fair – a day of games, activities, food, and fun – will be held at CNS on Saturday, May 12 from 10am to 2pm. It’s an exciting day for current CNS families, alumni, and non-CNS families from Lexington and beyond.  Mark your calendars!  More info will be coming soon.

Are you searching for something to buy or borrow? Do you have something to give or sell? Is there something going on in the Lexington or surrounding community you’d like to share with the CNS community? Here is the place to share it…

Brewster family home available for rental: 3 bedroom, 2 bath + finished basement, 1 car garage (sleeps up to 12+). House is on the Cape Cod bike trail; 12-15 mins walk to Linnell landing beach (0.65 mile) and Nickerson state park. Fully furnished with comfortable memory foam mattresses, well equipped kitchen, new appliances, wooden deck with ample outdoor seating & natural gas grill in a quiet neighborhood. Broadband internet/smart TV.

Available for weekly rental between June 30-July 21 and Aug 11-Aug 25  ($2250 + cleaning fee) and between June 2-23 ($1750 + cleaning fee). Saturday check-in & check-out. If interested, please contact:

Photos of the house can be viewed at:

New England Movement Arts located in Burlington, MA is a community based facility offering a wide range of movement arts to all ages.

We currently are promoting our Pre-School Gymnastics class, which takes place on Saturdays from 9:00-9:45 AM, now through May 12.  During this time, we welcome families in for a free trial day. We just ask they call us to reserve a spot ahead of time.  Here’s the flyer.

Please visit our website for more information:

The annual LexFUN Consignment Sale is a month away!  This is a massive, high-quality sale of gently-used children’s clothes, gear, and toys.  All proceeds go towards preschool scholarships.  It will be Saturday, April 28th from 10-4pm at the Lexington High School field house.  Pro tip: register to volunteer for a shift and you can shop the pre-sale.  Either way, it’s really worth attending.  For details visit

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Thanks and have a great week!