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PTA Announcements 4-8-19

Reported by corey_swift@ipsd.org on 4/8/19

APRIL 8, 2019 PTA ANNOUNCEMENTS



UPCOMING EVENTS

April 8 - Raging Waves forms due

April 10 - Kindergarten Parent Preview Night 6:30-7:30pm

April 12 – Dinner Night Out at Old Towne Pizza

April 19 -Spring Plant Sale orders due

April 30 – 5th Grade Farewell Picture Deadline

May 3 - Family Game Night 6-8pm

May 6 - Spring Plant Sale pickup

May 10 - Muffins with Mom 8-8:45am



KINDERGARTEN PARENT PREVIEW NIGHT

If you have a child who will be five (5) years old on or before September 1, 2019, he or she is eligible to enroll in kindergarten for the 2019-20 school year. You are invited and encouraged to attend a Kindergarten Parent Preview Night on Wednesday, April 10th from 6:30-7:30pm at Cowlishaw Elementary in the GYM. At this meeting, we will provide a detailed look at what the kindergarten experience will offer. You will also be provided with more details related to registration requirements and deadlines. This night is designated for parents and their incoming kindergarten students.



DINNER NIGHT OUT ON FRIDAY, APRIL 12TH - OLD TOWNE PIZZA!

Looking to take a break from cooking this week? We are partnering with Old Towne Pizza for a Cowlishaw PTA fundraiser night on Friday, April 12th! Old Towne Pizza delivers to all areas where Cowlishaw students live! Check out their menu at https://oldtownpizzaco.com/ and when you call to place an order, just mention Cowlishaw for a donation to come back to our PTA! Their direct number is 630-922-4600 and they are open until 10:30pm on Fridays. Thank you in advance for your support!



RAGING WAVES - PLUNGE INTO FITNESS

This program has now ended. Completed forms are due Monday, April 8th. Participating students who completed the Plunge Into Fitness Program will get a FREE June Admission ticket OR $10 OFF on admission ticket valid 7/1/19-9/2/19. Questions? Contact Hyeon Tai at taigrrrl@yahoo.com.



KANE COUNTY COUGAR READING PROGRAM

Tickets will come home in backpack mail this week. The oldest child in the family will receive all the tickets for the family. Please keep track of your tickets, we cannot replace any lost or misplaced tickets. Questions? Contact Hyeon Tai at taigrrrl@yahoo.com.



SPRING PLANT SALE FUNDRAISER

Spring is here and the flowers are in bloom! Looking for a gift or something to spruce up your patio? Check out these beautiful decorative hanging baskets in a variety of flowers! They make wonderful Mother’s Day or Teacher Appreciation gifts or will be a lovely addition to your home and garden! Order forms will be in backpack mail this week. Orders due April 19th with pickup on May 6th. Questions? Contact Ashley Williams at asw0627@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 allybegy10@gmail.com. Volunteers are strongly needed for April 12th, April 26th, May 3rd, and May 17th.



5th GRADE FAREWELL PICTURES NEEDED!

Do you have a child in 5th Grade? Then we need their pictures!!! The PTA is creating a slide show for the kids during their “Farewell” day and we want your kid to be in it. We are looking for pictures of your child throughout their time at Cowlishaw, so Kindergarten till now. Preferably pictures from school/PTA events like Donuts with Dads, Muffins with Moms, Dinner night out, Luau, Halloween party, classroom parties, Watch Dogs, etc… We will take other pictures as well, 1st day of school pics, birthday party pics with classmates, etc. Please send any Digital prints to allybegy10@gmail.com by April 30th.



FAMILY GAME NIGHT

Cowlishaw PTA is hosting a game night! Join us on May 3rd from 6-8pm for a great night of fun and games the whole family can enjoy! There will be bingo, board games, lots of fun raffles and prizes! We are asking parents to donate items for our raffle baskets. Please consider signing up to donate below. Also, if you have any local business connections or items you would like to donate, please contact us.



If you are interested in joining our team to help plan this event, please contact Ashley Williams at asw0627@gmail.com or Michelle McCorkle atmmccorkle@deloitte.com

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090D4BA5A928A5F94-family



MUFFINS WITH MOM

Calling all Moms, Grandmas, Aunts, or Sisters! You are invited to our annual Muffins with Mom event this May 10th from 8-8:45am. Come on out and enjoy delicious muffins and coffee with your student before school! Flyers with more details and an RSVP ticket be coming home in backpack mail soon! Questions? Contact Ashley Williams at asw0627@gmail.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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