Category Archives: Around Town

Attention 8th grade parents.

Attention 8th grade parents.

The HSPA is looking for some parent volunteers to assist next year with teacher appreciation at the high school and the HSPA website. If interested, please contact either or .

Girls Basketball Summer Camp

Girls Basketball Summer Camp

The Cape Elizabeth Girls Basketball Boosters is running a one week summer basketball camp for girls entering grades 5-8. The camp will be held from 9:30 am – 3:00 PM the week of June 26th-June 30th at the CEMS gym. The cost of the camp is $200.00 and a tuition reduction/waiver is available for those who need it.The camp will be run by Varsity Coach Chris Casteralla and some of her Varsity players. For more information or to enroll your daughter please email

Cape Elizabeth Youth Football Pre-Season Football Clinic

Cape Elizabeth Youth Football Pre-Season Football Clinic

Are you a 3rd, 4th, or 5th grader? Thinking about playing tackle football? Want to see what a football practice is like? Join the CE Youth Football coaches for a pre-season clinic!
Tuesday, June 20th 6:30 to 7:30 pm Hannaford Turf Field

All current 3rd – 5th graders can attend whether they have already registered for the 2017 season or just want to see what football is about. No equipment needed – just wear shorts and sneakers!
Along with a fun-filled evening of skills and drills, players can choose jersey numbers and be fitted for a helmet for the 2017 season. New players who attend the clinic and want to register for the 2017 season can register without paying late fees!

Soccer Ref Training Class

Soccer Ref Training Class

Cape Elizabeth Soccer Club is hosting Youth Soccer Reffing Classes Would you like to make some money this fall and enjoy a sport you have played for years. CESC will be hosting a new referee side reffing class on Friday June 23 from 9-3:30 at the Community Services Building. We will also be hosting a Center Ref class on Saturday June 24th from 9-3:30 at Community Services Building. You must be 14 to take the classes and have finished your CESC playing time. These classes will allow you to ref U9-U14 games in the fall. The cost is $70 for one class and $115 if you do both. You must take the side ref class before you become a center ref. If you have questions or would like to take the class contact for more information and how to register.

Attention 8th Grade Parents!

The HSPA meeting is inviting you to their general meeting on Thursday, May 18 at 8:00am in the HS cafeteria. Jeff Shedd will be there to give an update and several students will present on their Student Driven Learning projects. This is a good opportunity to get a feel for CEHS!

Beach Towel Fund Raiser – Last Chance

Help support CEHS Project Graduation. Project Graduation aims to keep our high school graduates safe and chemical free as they celebrate this life milestone. The safety of this night is a gift to the graduates. Previous classes have danced abroad Casco Bay Lines, laughed at comedy clubs and played laser tag.

The maroon towel (dimension 30 by 60 inches) has a gold CE logo with Cape Elizabeth embroider on the bottom and is made of 100% cotton and costs $20.00 We will take orders until May 12th to ensure an late May delivery. Contact to place your order or with questions.

We will be sharing the profits from the funds raiser with the Class of 2017 for their class gift to the Flying Acorn Award scholarship, in honor of Cole Amorello.

Volunteer Information

The final volunteer orientation session of the school year year will be held on Wednesday April 26th from 5:30-6:30pm in the Community Services Conference Room. Attending an orientation session is a once in a lifetime requirement that all school volunteers must fulfill before being registered to volunteer in Cape Elizabeth Schools. For more information about volunteer registration please follow this link. If you have questions, or are planning to attend, please email John Holdridge at .

We have recently launched a redesigned volunteer website.
If you have a website that links to the district volunteer page please change that link to:

If you would like to link to, or review updated material requests you can use this link:

If you would like to link to, or review updated volunteer opportunities you can use this link:

Call For Professionals: CEMS Career Conversations

The CEMS Guidance Department is pleased to announce the launch of a new Career Conversation Series at CEMS. If you are willing to engage 7th and 8th grade students in conversations about your career, your career path, and the nature of the work you and those around you do then this opportunity could be for you. All conversations will take place in April and May from 12:55-1:35. Your total time commitment with arrival (12:30) and departure (1:45) will be less than 1.5 hours. Interested professionals can contact John Holdridge, Extended Learning Opportunities Coordinator at for more information or to sign up to join us.

8th Grade Girls – HS Soccer Meeting

All 8th grade girls interested in playing soccer for CEHS are invited to attend our parent/player meeting on Thursday, May 4 at 7:30 in the CEHS cafeteria. If you have any questions, please contact us at .