Week of December 15
CSA Chess Team tournament yeilds
four new trophies

On Dec. 7, the CSA chess team, comprised of:
Jason Hu (6th),
Matthew Nemoto (8th),
Mario Reyes (8th),
Cole Tanner (8th) played valiantly at the T.H. Rogers chess tournament.
All four students won at least three of their five matches, earning them each a trophy. Jason Hu actually won four matches and placed 3rd in his section. The next tournament will be at Spring Forest on Jan. 25. 
We'd love to have an even bigger team, as this is one of the best tournaments of the year. Interested students can talk to Cole Tanner or have their parents contact Jean Tanner at  rapunzelj@hotmail.com .
Submit your School Bell Award nominations by Dec. 20

It's time to nominate a CSA staff member for the SBISD Council of PTA's annual School Bell Award.

This award recognizes outstanding SBISD staff members that support the purposes of the PTA and advocate for all children. ANY staff member at CSA is eligible for this award, it is not limited to certified teaching staff.

Our nominee, along with all other campus nominees, will be honored at the Council's Founder's Day dinner early next year, where the overall district winner will be announced. If you have a staff member you'd like to nominate for this honor, please email your nominee's name and a brief description to shylafpta@gmail.com.

The PTA Executive Board will select the Cornerstone from all submissions at our board meeting in January.
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Questions regarding: newsletter - contact the editor  Elise Marrion
PTA - contact the president  Shyla Funk
CSA - contact the director  Angel Purdy

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