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PTA Announcements 1-8-19

Reported by corey_swift@ipsd.org on 1/8/19

JANUARY 8, 2019 PTA ANNOUNCEMENTS



UPCOMING EVENTS

January 25 - Dinner Night Out at Chuck E Cheese

February 22 – Science Fair

March 2nd – Aurora Skate Night 5-7pm



RESCHEDULED Family Skate Night

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Family Skate Night scheduled for Saturday, January 12th has been rescheduled for Saturday, March 2nd from 5-7pm. Any forms received will be returned in backpack mail. Please contact Mary Law with any questions at mslaw0927@gmail.com.



BUBBLE GUM FRIDAY VOLUNTEERS

We are in need of volunteers to sell bubblegum to the 4th and 5th graders. Volunteers are asked to arrive at the school by 8:45 and are done by 9:15. If you are interested please email hoerram@gmail.com. Volunteers are strongly needed for Fridays starting in February.



SIX FLAGS READING INCENTIVE

Flyers for the reading incentive came home in backpack mail before break. Students can earn a free ticket to Six Flags Great America for reading 600 hours! If you lost your sheet just log the time on a separate sheet of paper. Logs will be due Friday, February 1. Teachers can also earn a free ticket, if 8 or more students complete the program. If you have any questions, contact Hyeon Tai at taigrrrl@yahoo.com.



KANE COUNTY COUGARS OZZIE READING PROGRAM

Ozzie reading program will be starting up soon! Earn a free baseball ticket to see the Kane County Cougars play with our school! Look for flyers and details to come home in backpack mail this week. For questions, please contact Hyeon Tai at taigrrrl@yahoo.com.



SCIENCE FAIR

Save the date for the Science Fair on Feb 22, 2019! We are looking for 1-2 volunteers from each grade level to be on the planning committee. If you are interested in being on the committee, helping to set up, and/or be a judge at the Science Fair, please contact anicadubey@yahoo.com. The sign-up link is included below.



https://cowlishaw.memberhub.com/HSR19507I14715



SPRING EVENT

We are looking to begin planning for the spring event. If you are interested in helping chair or plan the event, please contact Michelle McCorkle at mmccorkle@deloitte.com.



SPIRIT WEAR AND ACCESSORIES AVAILABLE

We have sweatshirts and long sleeve shirts option available if you would like to purchase some winter apparel!!



http://napervillespiritwear.com/COWLISHAW-KOALAS_c774.htm



AMAZON SMILE

With the holiday season approaching, be sure to select Cowlishaw for the Amazon Smile account. Use the link below for all of your Amazon shopping needs, and 0.5% will automatically come back to the PTA! As we approach the holiday season, this is an easy way to give back to the school with no cost to you!

https://smile.amazon.com/ch/36-4165360



VOLUNTEERS AND OPEN CHAIR POSITIONS

We still have some open chair positions for the 2018-2019 school year listed below:



Fundraising Chair
Spring Party Chair
Office Liason (Tardy Slips)


If we don’t get volunteers, we will not be able to have these programs for the children this year. If you are interested in any of these or would like further information, please reach out to either Michelle McCorkle at mmccorkle@deloitte.com or Ashley Williams at AWIGGINS@alumni.ecu.edu.



MEMBERSHIP HUB

MemberHub is the preferred communication software of the National PTA Organization. Therefore, the Cowlishaw PTA will be primarily using MemberHub for communication, events and signups.



If you have not created an account click the link below to join:

https://cowlishaw.memberhub.com/join/mn1kz4



Please set your account to receive emails and make sure your name appears under the ‘Everyone’ hub. If you have already created an account, please take a moment to log in and check your email notifications and make sure you are in the ‘Everyone’ hub.



If you have questions please see MemberHub’s cheat sheet for parents:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1_IBC08BU0MOXj3dXCQ0323LJ0d4ytDhK/view



MemberHub is also available to download for free from your App Store!





STAY CONNECTED

Find us on Facebook for up to date happenings in the Cowlishaw community! Cowlishaw Elementary PTA -https://www.facebook.com/CowlishawPTA



Visit our website for more information: https://sites.google.com/site/cowlishawelementarypta/home

The website can also be accessed via the Cowlishaw Homepage under the PTA heading.



Additionally, Cowlishaw has a Twitter account: @cowlishawkoalas.

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