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PTA Announcements 2-11-19

Reported by corey_swift@ipsd.org on 2/11/19

FEBRUARY 11, 2019 PTA ANNOUNCEMENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS

February 13 – Science Fair mentoring session 7-8pm

February 15 – Winter Classroom Parties

February 22 – Science Fair

February 22 – Box Tops Contest Deadline

Friday, February 22nd 4-8pm: Dinner Night Out at Panda Express

March 9 – Aurora Skate Night 5-7pm



BUNDT CAKE PICK-UP

Bundt cake-up pick-up was last Friday. If you didn’t pick-up your ordered cakes, you must contact Kathy Holmes at katholmes@deloitte.com or 630-346-6442 by Wednesday, February 13th, to arrange a pick-up time or your cakes with be donated to the Cowlishaw staff.



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



SCIENCE FAIR MENTORING NIGHT

Do you have a science project in mind but want to take it to the next level? Join us in the MPR for our optional
Science Fair Mentoring Night on Wednesday, February 13th from 7-8 pm to encourage our students to move ahead with critical thinking and solid reasoning. Students frequently find an idea for a science fair project, take a little data, then describe it or maybe even put it on a plot. They then decide if they were "right" or "wrong" in their hypothesis. Mentoring Night is the perfect time to brainstorm, ask for help or get all of your questions answered. We will have "Science Experts" to help you with anything you need. If you have any questions, please contact Anica Dubey at anicadubey@yahoo.com.



SCIENCE FAIR

Registration for the Science Fair is now closed. We have more than 85 projects!



Parents we need your help! We need parents to volunteer as science fair judges to interview/evaluate our young scientists! No science experience required and interview questions will be provided. Participants can register and volunteer using the link below. Questions? Contact Anica Dubey at anicadubey@yahoo.com.

Science Fair Volunteer Sign-Up



KANE COUNTY COUGARS OZZIE READING PROGRAM

Your student should be logging their reading time on the 3rd base ticket, 2/10/19-2/23/19. 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. 1st base ticket time period: 1/14/19-1/26/19. 2nd base ticket: 1/27/19-2/9/19. Questions? 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 hours. Participating students who complete the Plunge Into Fitness Program will get a FREE June Admission ticket OR $10 OFF on admission ticket valid 07/01/19- 09/02/19. The program will run from Feb. 11, 2019 - April 5, 2019. Any exercise counts…walking, biking, team sports, jump rope, etc. Flyers came home in backpack mail last week. 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 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



PTA GENERAL MEETING

Thank you to those that attended the PTA meeting. The minutes are posted to the PTA website for your reference.

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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