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PTA Announcements 1-27-20

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January 27, 2020 PTA ANNOUNCEMENTS


January 28 - PDAC Meeting 7 PM

January 31 - Movie Night: The Secret Life of Pets 2 - 6:30 PM

February 5 - PTA General Meeting

February 7 - Dinner Night Out: Chuck E. Cheese - 3-9 PM


COWLISHAW CAKES FOR A CAUSE - Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the 5th graders will be selling bundlet cakes again this year in partnership with Nothing Bundt Cakes! Each individually wrapped cake is $5 and is offered in 10 different flavors, with one flavor being gluten-free! They freeze well so stock up! There is also a $5 voucher purchase option, perfect for gifting or to redeem at a Nothing Bundt Cakes shop at a later date. Order forms came home in backpack mail last week and can also be found attached to this email and on our PTA website. Proceeds from this fundraiser will help fund the 5th Grade Farewell and their traditional gift to the school. Orders will need to be submitted by Thursday, February 6th. Pick up will be on Wednesday, February 12th from 6:30-7:30 PM at Cowlishaw Elementary during Open House.

SLICE THE PRICE PIZZA - Support your PTA in a tasty way! Save 50% on your Domino’s pizza purchases with the Slice The Price pizza card. Each card sells for $10 and is good for buy a large pizza, get a large pizza FREE, delivery or carryout! Buy 2 pizzas, get 2 pizzas FREE! Buy 20 pizzas, get 20 pizzas free! Everyone who sells at least 1 card gets a PRIZE! Sell 12 cards and earn a FREE card for yourself! The best part is each card has unlimited uses and lasts for a full year through December 31st, 2020! Sell to your friends, neighbors, coworkers or anyone who loves pizza! Questions? Contact Lauren at


Grab your blankets, pillows and lawn chairs for a movie night event! Join us this Friday, January 31st for a viewing of “The Secret Life of Pets 2.” Bring the entire family out to enjoy a night of budget friendly entertainment! Doors open at 6:30 PM with the show starting promptly at 6:50 PM. Snacks will be available for purchase. No outside food allowed. Free for all adults and PTA members, non-PTA members will be $1 per child.


Interested in a leadership position within the PTA? Then this opportunity is for you! The PTA executive board will have several openings next school year, including Co-

President, Treasurer & Secretary. If you have any interest in one of these positions, please contact Ashley Williams or Sabrina Hunt at


Keep logging in your reading time with Six Flags reading incentive program! You can earn 1 free student Six Flags Great America ticket. Remember!! Every parent needs to register their own student with the teacher specific code. Questions? Contact Hyeon Tai:


Ozzie's Reading Club is an eight-week reading incentive program sponsored by the Kane County Cougars to earn a FREE student baseball ticket to a game with our school! Your student should read a minimum of the recommended reading time of 20 minutes a day. The second base ticket time period is 1/26/20-2/8/20. Questions? Contact Hyeon Tai:


This year our Science Fair will be held on Friday, April 17th. Look out for more details on sign ups coming soon! If you are interested in volunteering or being on the planning committee, please contact Anica Dubey at


Buy gift cards to places you already shop and support our school at no extra cost to you! When you participate, you are purchasing the same prepaid gift cards that you buy at the store and the PTA earns a percentage rebate based on the gift card purchased. Get started today and join our program by creating an account on or Enter our organization’s enrollment code 77C193CF64996 to place your first order or take advantage of our paper order form option. Order forms available on the PTA website. Questions? Contact Ashley Williams at


Sign-up for second volunteer days for dads with multiple children is now open! Spaces are limited, so please register for only one additional day. You can sign-up by going to Questions? Email

You can also order your official Watch Dog volunteer day t-shirts at the below links.


Show your KOALA PRIDE! Every Friday is Spirit Friday and we encourage all students to take part! Make sure to rock your Cowlishaw apparel/accessories or our school colors (blue and green) on SPIRIT FRIDAYS all year long! We will be having some fun raffles with prizes awarded to some lucky students showing their school spirit! GO KOALAS! Support our PTA by purchasing your spirit wear using the link below today! Orders are delivered directly to your child’s classroom and our PTA receives 10% on all orders!


You shop…Amazon gives…Cowlishaw wins! 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 as your chosen charity in your Amazon smile account. Bookmark the site on your web browser for easy access! This is a simple way to give back to the school at no additional cost to you!

Our Scholastic Book Fair is just around the corner and will turn the LMC into our very own bookstore. Find hundreds of books from new and favorite authors, popular series, cool posters and school supplies, not to mention fun! The Scholastic Book Fair will be here from 2/5/2020 to 2/13/2020 and everyone is invited!

If you would like to volunteer to help set up or take down the Book Fair, or help with sales before school, please use the link below to sign up. We hope to see you and your family at our Book Fair! Remember, all purchases benefit our school library program.
Book Fair Volunteers Sign Up

Thank you! Mrs. Chmielecki


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Cowlishaw PTA Cakes for a Cause Flyer 2020 ( pdf)

Fundraiser Order Form - Cowlishaw Feb 2020 ( pdf)

Movie Night 3 ( pdf)

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