Dec
11
6:00 PM18:00

Carrcroft Elementary Carolers *** RSVP by 12/7 ***

The 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students of Carrcroft Elementary will be caroling around the neighborhood on TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11th from 6:00-6:45pm. As with last year they will stick to a route nearby the school consisting of the following streets:
- Evergreen
- Heather
- Ivydale
- Baldwin
- E. Crest (from intersection of Evergreen to Ivydale)

If you would like a group of students to stop at your house to sing a few carols please EMAIL RSVP by Friday, December 7th to let us know you’d like them to stop by! kara.costello@bsd.k12.de.us *please include your address in your RSVP*

In the coming days you will also receive a hard copy flier with a picture of the school mascot, Crofty. Once you’ve RSVP’d you can use the picture to hang up on your front door that night so the children know they're welcome to knock! Thank you for supporting our neighborhood and the wonderful music program at Carrcroft Elementary.

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Jun
16
3:00 PM15:00

Carrcroft Community Picnic

On June 16th (3:00 PM) at the grounds of Carrcroft Elementary please join us for a fun BBQ bash with hotdogs, buns and condiments! We request that you bring side dishes and drinks.

Please use the comments section of the news post to state if you plan to attend, along with the details of number of people and what items you plan to bring. For further information you may contact Marc Insinga marcinsinga@gmail.com. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Mar
10
9:00 AM09:00

The Carrcroft Swap Shop

The Carrcroft Swap Shop is 57 years old!!! 

The Carrcroft Elementary School PTA SWAP SHOP will be held Saturday, March 10, 2018 9am -1pm. Come on out and shop for new and gently used children's clothing, shoes, sports equipment, housewares, toys, books, puzzles, electronics, bikes, games and so much more. 

Come see why this event has been the talk of the town for more than 50 years! 

All our items are carefully inspected to be the best quality of any consignment sale around and everything is priced to go! Free admission,  open to the public, and all proceeds benefit our school. 

We can always use volunteers and volunteers get to shop the presale before the public sale! For more information go to www.carrcroftpta.org or emailcarrcroftpta@gmail.com

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Dec
7
6:30 PM18:30

Carrcroft Elementary Carolers! **updated**

On Thursday, December 7th at 6:30 PM, with an inclement weather date of December 11th, members of Carrcroft Elementary's 4th and 5th grade chorus will set out upon designated streets in the Carrcroft neighborhood to sing Christmas Carols.  They plan to carol along Heather Lane, Evergreen, Ivydale and Baldwin streets.  Additionally, they will carol to homes along Crest Rd. that face the school.

If you reside along the proposed route and desire to have a group of children stop at your home please contact Mrs. Kelly Rhodunda <kelly.rhodunda@bsd.k12.de.us>, Carrcroft Elementary general music and chorus teacher no later than Friday, December 1st.  Any requests thereafter will be accommodated if possible.

Once you have contacted Mrs. Rhodunda you may expect the following:

  1. You will receive a drawing of Crofty, the school mascot, wearing a Santa hat.
  2. On the evening of December 7th, please place this drawing on your FRONT door, which will alert the carolers that they are welcome to sing at your home.
  3. Please turn on any exterior lights.
  4. Carolers will appear on your door stop between 6:30 PM and 7:20 PM.
  5. Carolers will sing 4 Christmas Carols. It would be appreciated, weather permitting, that your family come to the front door or even outside to enjoy the caroling!
  6. Following the 4th song the carolers will promptly leave your property.

The children are very excited at the prospect of spreading some holiday cheer!  Thank you for supporting and encouraging them!

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Oct
21
9:00 AM09:00

Carrcroft Swap Shop

Carrcroft Swap Shop is a semi-annual consignment sale run by the Carrcroft PTA and held at the Carrcroft Elementary School. A community tradition since 1961, Swap Shop is a successful fundraiser year after year because high quality, gently used items are sold at bargain prices. Kids clothing, toys, games, bikes, baby gear, miscellaneous household goods and more can be found at Swap Shop! Additional information can be found at http://carrcroftpta.org/.

Please email carrcroftptaswapshop@gmail.com or call Michelle (302-381-8491) if you have any questions or are available to help with this event!

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Oct
7
9:00 AM09:00

Mindfulness Trail Groundbreaking

From 9 AM – 12 PM there will be a “ground-breaking” event for the new Mindfulness Trail being forged within Carrcroft woods. Principal Mark Overly of Carrcroft Elementary School has stated that students will be assisting with a repurposing project aimed at creating a more inviting space complete with stations for mindful seeing / breathing / hearing / smelling and even an outdoor classroom!

The children need our help to assist in clearing out and hauling off of debris, spreading mulch, and in constructing parts of the trail. Any assistance or donations are welcome! Please email Mr. Overly (Mark.Overly@bsd.k12.de.us) for further details or if you are willing to help.

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Oct
4
2:30 PM14:30

Carrcroft Elementary School Blood Drive

Carrcroft Elementary School Blood Drive will be this Wednesday October 4th from 2:30—7:30 PM. All donors will be entered into raffle for a chance to win one of three $1,000 gift card shopping sprees!

To sign-up go to www.redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor codeCarrcroft

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Please roll up your sleeve to help local hospital patients. Only volunteer blood donors can help save lives by donating blood!

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