Message from Christen Sohn: May 24, 2022

Message from Christen Sohn: May 24, 2022
Posted on 05/24/2022

Good afternoon CSUS Parents and Caregivers,

Koi FishMay is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage month and Jewish American Heritage Month! In addition to dedicating time in their classes to celebrating the history, contributions, and culture of Jewish Americans and the AAPI community, CSUS scholars also exhibited their art, Koi Fish at last weekend’s Somerville-Cambridge Asian Festival. The piece below was created by Theia Lund, Quinn Soper, Ilya Gray-Pai, Clio Flackett, Josephine Nichols, and Zetta Coyle Rasovic.

Koi fish often embody strength and perseverance to face life's challenges and to move forward in Asian art. The students at CSUS found Koi Fish to be the perfect symbol for their experiences navigating middle school during the pandemic. The students have shown great resilience and creativity and just keep swimming.

Tuesday, May 31st will be the last day for CSUS after school programming. CSUS staff appreciates scholar enthusiasm and excitement for our after school clubs and activities and look forward to hanging out again next school year!

Our Spring in the Arts concert is THIS THURSDAY, May 26 from 4-8PM. If your child is participating in the Visual Art Show or the Evening Performance please have your child follow up with the VPA Program Director for information about uniform, call time, dress rehearsal, etc. Note, per CPS guidelines all audience members are required to wear a face mask and show proof of vaccination for entry. “Grab and go” meals will be available for families to take outdoors to eat or to bring home. Thank you for your support and feel free to reach out to CSUS Administration for more info on audience guidelines.

CSUS Artist of the Week
CSUS Scholar Artist of the Week: May 23, 2022
Elisa Rodrigues
Grade 6


“Gal Gadot”
Pencil Drawing using Grid Method

Important Upcoming Dates
May 26: Spring Into The Arts concert and art exhibition
May 30: No School - Memorial Day
May 31: Last day for CSUS Clubs and late bus
June 8 or 9: 7th Grade Science Field Trip to Alewife Brook Reservation
June 15: 8th Grade trip to American Repertory Theater matinee performance of 1776
June 17: 8th Grade Boston field trip
June 20: No School - Juneteenth (observed)
June 23: Early Release for CSUS scholars only; scholars dismissed at 12Noon
June 23: CSUS 8th Grade Graduation, 3PM at 840 Cambridge Street

Please continue to check our weekly communication as well as emails and Remind notifications from your scholars’ teachers about additional end-of-year events.

Thank you for entrusting us with your scholar’s learning. We understand that you have choices regarding your child’s education, and appreciate you choosing CSUS. Your partnership and trust are a huge part of what makes CSUS spell SUCCESS!

Have a wonderful rest of the week!


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