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PTA Announcements 2-18-19

Reported by corey_swift@ipsd.org on 2/18/19

FEBRUARY 18, 2019 PTA ANNOUNCEMENTS



UPCOMING EVENTS

February 22 – Science Fair 6:30-8:30pm

February 22 – Box Tops Contest Deadline

February 22 - Dinner Night Out at Panda Express 4-8pm

March 9 – Aurora Skate Night 5-7pm



DINNER NIGHT OUT AT PANDA EXPRESS: THIS FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22ND FROM 4-8PM

Please join us at Panda Express (located by Meijer in Aurora) on Friday from 4-8pm for a PTA fundraiser Dinner Night Out! Just show the flyer (either the paper copy - coming home via backpack mail, or the digital copy - attached at the bottom of this email) so that Cowlishaw gets credit for your purchase. 20% of your total will be donated back to our PTA! We hope to see you there, and thank you for your support!



SCIENCE FAIR

We are excited about the Science Fair on Friday, February 22nd, from 6:30-8:30pm in the gym and MPR! We had an overwhelming registration with 120 projects. We have 5 different STEM/STEAM vendor tables with interactive games /exhibits and an exciting science show by Science entertainer.



The schedule is as follows:

5:00-5:30 - Check in and set up by 3-5th grade students

5:30-6:00 - Check in and set up by K-2 grade

6:00-6:30 - Arrival of judges and interacting with vendors

6:30-7:30 - Judging of projects

7:30-8:15 - Science show

8:15-8:30 - Certificates /awards from special guests



We still need parents to sign up as SF judges. No need to be an actual "Science Expert" - we just need adult volunteers to speak with the students about their projects! Questions will be provided for the assessment! Sign up to help us here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0844aaad2ba5fc1-science



Any questions, please contact Anica Dubey, PTA SF Chair -anicadubey@yahoo.com





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. Questions? Contact Hyeon Tai at taigrrrl@yahoo.com.



BOOK FAIR

Thank you to all who supported our Book Fair! Thank you to our amazing Parent Volunteers! We had a great Book Fair.



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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