Due to the weather and school closing Arriba Arriba presented by The CLO at the High School this evening has been canceled.  We are looking at the school calendar in hopes of rescheduling.


Yearbook Reminder!!


Just wanted to remind everyone!  You have till the end of March to order

your kids’ yearbooks for this school year.  You can go to the schools website

to find the link or just click here.


The CLO Gallery of Heroes presents Arriba! Arriba! the Roberto Clemente Story

Don’t forget !!

The Pittsburgh CLO Gallery of Heroes will be presenting Arriba! Arriba! The Roberto Clemente Story. It will take place this Wednesday, March 21st at 6:30pm at the High School auditorium.  The show will last about an hour.  This is a FREE event for all students and parents from College Square and Dutch Ridge.  The event is sponsored by College Square PTA, Dutch Ridge PTA,  and The Brighton Music Center.


School Calendar Update Reminder


Flowers for the Library




The students will be decorating foam flowers that will be used to brighten up the lobbies at College Square.  The flowers will be sold at the CLO event and the Used Book Sale.   The money raised from the sale of the flowers will be combined with the spare change collection the students participated in last month.  The proceeds will go towards the renovation of the Beaver Memorial Library.  Look for more information to be sent home with the students.




Father Daughter Dance

Just a reminder – this Saturday is the Father/Daughter dance. We have many great raffle baskets to be won, so bring your cash!!

Items include Bert’s Wooden Indian gift certificate, Sal’s Restaurant Gift Certificates, Girl Scout Basket (includes cookies!), Starbucks coffee, Fun Fore All gift cards, Peace Love & Little Donut gift certificates, an American Girl doll, Gateway Clipper passes, Barbies, JoJo Siwa bows, Anderson Candy gift basket, Bruster’s gift basket, Big Hunt Scavenger Hunt passes, and a signed Antonio Brown picture. Many more items are going to be there in over 30 baskets!

Raffle tickets will be on sale 1 for $1, 6 for $5, and $10 for an arm’s length for many baskets. “Big Ticket” sales will also be available starting at 1 for $2!!


School Store Update

I wanted to thank all our families who have participated in our year round School Store Fundraiser!!!

We have been able to raise funds toward our kiddos’ fieldtrips, activities, and supplies through this fundraiser.  A total of $2,190 in Caring for Classroom Gift Cards have been awarded to out teachers so far this year!!  Wow!!!

Just a reminder.  School Store works like Ebates.  We get a percentage of what you would of already spent while shopping on line.  First, go the and choice our school.  Second, select one of the 400+ online stores (like walmart, Amazon, or  Target) you were already going to shop on and click on it.   Then we get a % back of what you spent while shopping.

Thank you to all the kids & families that participated in the postcard portion of this fundraiser.  Also, congrats to the child who won the drawing prize that was announced Feb. 8th.  This kiddo took home an inflatable remote control Minion robot.

Congrats!!!  Audrey McQueeney in Mrs. Russian’s Classroom.


Valentine’s Day Parties!

College Square Valentine’s Party is Friday, Febuary 9th. The classroom parties begin At 2:30.  Each classroom will need snacks, drinks, paper products, games, and crafts.  The only volunteers present in the classroom are those supplying games and crafts.  Please plan to arrive by 2:00pm.  Volunteers must have all clearances and have paid the $6.00 PTA fee.  Remember the students need you to help make the parties a success.  Sign up here  Note that the parties at Dutch Ridge and College Square are on the same day this year.


Schoolstore Fundraiser Part 2

Our Schoolstore Fundraiser is doing great. The teachers have gotten lots of gift cards and funds have been raised for our school!!!

We are asking parents to help your kiddos to complete these envelope packs sent home today.  Please return them back to school by Feb 6th.

All kids will receive a light up suction ball for returning completed envelopes.

All kids who return these envelopes get entered to win a remote control minion. Drawing is on February 7th.



Spirit Wear

We are partnering with Dutch Ridge and Threadz & Ink to provide a year round online Spirit Wear sale.  You may order anytime throughout the year and items will be sent home with the students once a month.
Check out and click on the Beaver Bobcats link.
There will be a large selection of items to choose from and new product will be added throughout the year.

Family Game Night at College Square

Come join  us for Family Game Night!  Castle Toys and Games will be bringing a large selection of STEM related games.  This is an opportunity to check out new games and give input about what games we should purchase for the students.  There will be pizza and snacks so don’t worry about dinner.  Sign-ups will be sent home this week with the students.  Please return the form along with payment of $2 per person by Tuesday January 30th.  Older and younger siblings are welcome.  There will be games for all age groups.  Also if you plan on coming and would like to volunteer to help we would appreciate it.




Harlem Wizards Vs Beaver Teachers was a Huge Success!!

A HUGE THANK YOU to the Harlem Wizards!!

A HUGE THANK YOU to all who helped this event become a huge success!!

A HUGE THANK YOU to all who attended this event making it one of our best fundraisers!!

I can’t speak enough good things about the Harlem Wizards.  Their organization is amazing.  They came with smiles and were great with our kids.  The show they put on was more than we expected.  I believe the poles would show everyone enjoyed themselves.  What a great family fun evening!  We can’t wait to have the Harlem Wizards back again next year!



So the big game is less than a week away!  If you have not purchased your tickets they are still available at Witch Flavor until Wednesday at 8pm.  After that  tickets will be available at the door for $12.  The teachers are getting ready and would appreciate your support. So come cheer on our teachers as they go head to head with the Harlem Wizards!

At the game there will be concessions and raffles.  These will be cash only.  The 50/50 and Wizards merchandise package (worth over $200) will be $1 per ticket or 12 for $10.

Merchandise will be available for purchase (cash or credit) through the Harlem Wizards at the game.  Purchase a jersey before the game and become a Wiz Kid!  The Wiz kids will be announced and have the opportunity to warm up with the players before the game.   Warm ups start at 6pm.  You will be instructed to report to the MC to be announced.

If you purchased Courtside tickets your lanyard will be waiting for you at the game.  The meet and greet will begin promptly at 5:45pm.  You will be directed where to go once you arrive.  Also you will receive discounts at the merchandise stand. So don’t forget  to show them your lanyard.


#1 O’Neill

#2 Beltz

#5 Morgan

#5 Cypher

#7 Selepec

#7 Thayer

#9 Wessel

#10 Panucci

#15 Porada

#17 Knisley

#21 Graham

#21 Bechdel

#28 Katkich

#41 Pilarski

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!


I would like to give a big thank you to the Miss Kathy and her cafeteria monitor elves! Cafeteria Claude visited out students during lunch again this year. He helped raise our student’s excitement wondering where he would be or what he would be doing. Claude left to go back home to the North Pole on Thursday, December 21st. But don’t worry, he will be back again next year!
Merry Christmas everyone and we wish you all a Happy New Year. See everyone in January. Enjoy your well deserved break from school.



Welcome to our new website.  We hope that you check back often to stay up to date on all the latest happenings at College Square.  There are many ways to get involved.  Check out the links under the committees to see if any of them are a good fit for you.  We ask that you direct any questions or comments to  We will respond as quick as possible.


Dining to Donate

College Square Elementary School needs your support!

Crave will donate 20% of your total when you dine at:

431 Third Street, Beaver, PA 15009

Tuesday, December 19th

11am – 8pm

You must present your flyer for our school to get credit.





Bobcat Teachers Vs Harlem Wizards

Come support the teachers of College Square and Dutch Ridge as they take on the Harlem Wizards on January 18th, 2018.  Tickets on sale at Witch Flavor (Monday-Thursday 12pm-8pm and Friday & Saturday 12pm to 9pm).  Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door.  There are a few Courtside seats available for $25.  This is a fundraiser for both elementary PTA’s.  So join us for a night of fun and entertainment.  The teachers who will be playing are Porada, Graham, Morgan, Knisley, O’Neill, Wessel, Thayer, Cypher, Selepec, Bechdel, Katkich, Camp, Harper, Elias and Mr Beltz.  Don’t see a teacher you want to see playing on this list?  Make sure to ask them to play.  These make great stocking stuffers!  So come out and support the elementary schools and the teachers.  Check us out on Facebook for new videos and announcements



College Square and Dutch Ridge will be joining to present Ariba! Ariba! The Roberto Clemente Story performed by the CLO.  The show will be held in the gym at Dutch Ridge Elementary on Wednesday, March 21st at 6pm.  This is a free event for the students and families at both schools.