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PTA Announcements 2-4-19

Reported by corey_swift@ipsd.org on 2/4/19

FEBRUARY 4, 2019 PTA ANNOUNCEMENTS



UPCOMING EVENTS

February 6 – PTA General Meeting

February 6 – Six Flags Logs Due

February 6-14 – Book Fair

February 8 – Bundt Cake Pick-Up 4:00–6:30 pm

February 8 – Science Fair Registration Deadline

February 15 – Winter Classroom Parties

February 22 – Science Fair

February 22 – Box Tops Contest Deadline

March 9 – Aurora Skate Night 5-7pm



BUNDT CAKE PICK-UP

Due to the weather, we have extended the bundt cake sales through Tuesday, February 5. You can sell to family, friends, and co-workers. We also have the teacher voucher option which will allow us to appreciate our teachers at a later date. Distribution is on Friday, Feb 8th in the MPR between 4:00–6:30 pm. We need help with distribution so if you are available please email Michelle McCorkle. Questions? Please contact Michelle McCorkle at mmccorkle@deloitte.com or Ally Hoerr at hoerram@gmail.com.



PTA GENERAL MEETING

Please join us this Wednesday, Feb 6th at 6:30pm in the MPR for our PTA General Meeting! We will be discussing upcoming events, budget updates, and electing a Nominating Committee to select the board for 2019-20. Mr. Bonomo will also be sharing important information on attendance.

SIX FLAGS READING INCENTIVE

Extended - Last day to turn in logs will be Wednesday, Feb 6th. Students can earn a free ticket to Six Flags Great America for reading 600 hours! Lost sheet? Log time on a blank sheet of paper with student and teacher name written legibly. Teachers can also earn a free ticket if 8 or more students complete the program. Questions? Contact Hyeon Tai at taigrrrl@yahoo.com.



BOOK FAIR

The Cowlishaw Book Fair is here again and we need your help to make it a success! We need volunteers for set up, sales, and tear down. Remember, proceeds from all sales go right back to the LMC for new books and materials. Sign up to volunteer using the link below. Questions? Contact Dipti Gupta at diptgupta@gmail.com.

Book Fair Sign-Up



SCIENCE FAIR

ALL Cowlishaw students are invited to participate in our annual science fair! We need at least 50-60 projects to run the fair. We also need volunteers, especially volunteers to interview our young scientists! No science experience required and interview questions will be provided. Participants can register and volunteer using the links below. Questions? Contact Anica Dubey at anicadubey@yahoo.com.

Science Fair Registration

Science Fair Volunteer Sign-Up



WINTER CLASSROOM PARTY

Last call for volunteers! Our final classroom party is Friday, Feb 15th! We are still in need of many volunteers! 5th grade parents, this is your chance to volunteer for your child’s last classroom party. Please sign up using the link below or contact Mary Law at mslaw0927@gmail.com.

Classroom Party Sign-Up



KANE COUNTY COUGARS OZZIE READING PROGRAM

Your student should already be logging their reading time on the 2nd base ticket, 1/27/19-2/9/19. Ozzie's Reading Club is an eight-week reading incentive program to earn a free student baseball ticket to a game with our school! Your student should read a minimum of 20 minutes per day. The first base ticket time period was 1/14/19-1/26/19. For questions, please contact Hyeon Tai at taigrrrl@yahoo.com.



RAGING WAVES - PLUNGE INTO FITNESS

Tired of the kids playing Fortnite? Get them moving 30 minutes per day for a total of 25 hour and they can earn one free child's admission ticket in June! Any exercise counts…walking, biking, team sports, jump rope, etc. Flyers will come home in backpack mail this week! Questions? Contact Hyeon Tai at taigrrrl@yahoo.com.



FAMILY SKATE NIGHT

The Family Skate Night has been rescheduled for Saturday, March 9th from 5-7pm. A new sign-up form will be in backpack mail soon. Questions? Contact Mary Law at mslaw0927@gmail.com.



LMC VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

The LMC is in need of a volunteer Monday afternoons from 1/1:30-3/3:30pm to shelve books, assist students, repair books and assist with projects. Please contact Jen Don at jenn.don64@gmail.com.



SPRING EVENT

We are looking to begin planning for the spring event. If interested, contact Michelle McCorkle at mmccorkle@deloitte.com.



OPEN PTA BOARD POSITIONS

We will have several open spots next year including Co-President, Vice President, and Secretary. If interested, contact Michelle McCorkle at mmccorkle@deloitte.com.



SPIRIT WEAR AND ACCESSORIES AVAILABLE - Click here to purchase!



AMAZON SMILE

Use the link below for all your Amazon shopping needs and 0.5% will automatically come back to the PTA! Be sure to select Cowlishaw in your Amazon Smile account. This is an easy way to give back to the school with no cost to you! https://smile.amazon.com/ch/36-4165360



STAY CONNECTED

Website - https://sites.google.com/site/cowlishawelementarypta/home

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/CowlishawPTA

Twitter - @cowlishawkoalas

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

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