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PTA Announcements 2-3-20

Reported by corey_swift@ipsd.org on 2/3/20

February 3, 2020 PTA ANNOUNCEMENTS



UPCOMING EVENTS

February 5 - PTA General Meeting - 6:30 PM

February 6 - Nothing Bundt Cakes Order Forms Due

February 6 - Spring Event Planning Meeting

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

February 12- Bundt Cake Pick Up (during Open House) - 6:30-7:30 PM



PTA GENERAL MEETING

Join us this Wednesday, February 5th at 6:30 PM in the Cowlishaw MPR for our 3rd general meeting of the year! Topics covered in this meeting will include budget, fundraising, and spring event planning. All are welcome to attend. We hope to see you there!



SWEET & SAVORY FUNDRAISING

COWLISHAW CAKES FOR A CAUSE ORDERS DUE - Order forms will need to be submitted by THIS Thursday, February 6th! Pick up will be on Wednesday, February 12th from 6:30-7:30 PM at Cowlishaw Elementary during Open House. Please contact Julie Sterzinger at jasterzinger@gmail.com with any questions!



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 laurenk204pta@gmail.com.



SPRING EVENT PLANNING MEETING

Planning for our spring event is underway! Join us on Thursday, February 6th at Whole Foods at 7 PM for a planning meeting. This is a big event and we need lots of help to make it happen. If you would like to be a part of the planning committee for this event, please contact Ashley Williams at awiggins@alumni.ecu.edu.



DINNER NIGHT OUT AT CHUCK E. CHEESE THIS FRIDAY!

Please join us this Friday, February 7th, from 3pm until 9pm for a PTA fundraiser at Chuck E Cheese! Just mention Cowlishaw at the register and 20% of all our families' purchases will be donated back to our PTA! We had great attendance at this event last year - let's do it again this year! A flyer will be coming home this week via backpack mail with some coupons that can be used during our event! Also, on Friday, your student will be coming home with a sticker that is good for some free play points (tokens) that evening. We hope to see you all at this fun event that will benefit ALL of our students! Thank you in advance for your support.



SCIENCE FAIR 2020

Cowlishaw Elementary’s highly anticipated Science Fair is rapidly approaching! This year’s Science Fair will take place on April 17th. Science Fair registration begins today, February 3rd through March 15th. The Science Fair is a great way to get students motivated and excited about learning! Want to submit a project but don’t know where to start? The Science Fair committee will host a Science Fair Info Night coming up soon, in which parents and students can preview past projects/experiments, gain insight on project ideas and get all of their questions answered by science experts. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about the science fair, especially if you have a first time participant!



Registration Link: http://cowlishawelementary.oursciencefair.com/Register.aspx



For more information, go to our science fair website http://cowlishawelementary.oursciencefair.com/SchoolHome.aspx



No event is successful without the help of volunteers. If you are interested in being a part of our Science Fair Committee, helping with set up, and/or being a judge at the Science Fair, please contact Science Fair Chair Anica Dubey at anicadubey@yahoo.com.



SIX FLAGS READING INCENTIVE

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: taigrrrl@yahoo.com.



KANE COUNTY COUGARS READING PROGRAM

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. If you handed in the first base ticket, your teacher should have rewarded your student with an Ozzie Cougar bookmark. The second base ticket time period is 1/26/20-2/8/20. Questions? Contact Hyeon Tai: taigrrrl@yahoo.com.



OPEN BOARD POSITIONS FOR 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR

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 cowlishawpta.president@gmail.com.



SHOP WITH SCRIP

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 myscripwallet.com or shopwithscrip.com. 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 asw0627@gmail.com.



SPIRIT WEAR FRIDAYS

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!

http://napervillespiritwear.com/COWLISHAW-KOALAS_c774.htm



AMAZON SMILE

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!

https://smile.amazon.com/ch/36-4165360



STAY CONNECTED

Visit our redesigned website for more information:

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

Find us on Facebook!

https://www.facebook.com/CowlishawPTA

Follow us on Twitter!

@cowlishawkoalas

Cowlishaw Chuck E Cheese ( pdf)

Cowlishaw PTA Cakes for a Cause Flyer 2020 ( pdf)

Fundraiser Order Form - Cowlishaw Feb 2020 ( pdf)

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