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PTA Announcements 2-10-20

Reported by corey_swift@ipsd.org on 2/10/20

February 10, 2020 PTA ANNOUNCEMENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS
February 10 – Slice the Price Pizza Card Order Forms Due
February 12 – Cowlishaw Elementary Open House 6:30-8 PM
February 12 – Bundt Cake Pick Up (During Open House)
February 19 – Science Fair Info Night 6:30 PM
February 26 – Urban Air Spirit Night 4-8 PM

SWEET & SAVORY FUNDRAISING
COWLISHAW CAKES FOR A CAUSE – Pick up will be THIS Wednesday from 6:30-7:30 PM at Cowlishaw Elementary during Open House. Please look for our table set up in the hallway right past the main office. Please contact Julie Sterzinger at jasterzinger@gmail.com with any questions!

SLICE THE PRICE PIZZA - Support your PTA in a tasty way! Orders are due today, February 10th. 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.

SAVE THE DATE – URBAN AIR SPIRIT NIGHT
Save the date for the Urban Air Fundriaiser on Wednesday, February 26th from 4-8 PM! Two hours of play for only $19.95 per child! Flyers will be sent home via backpack mail next week with all the details. Thank you in advance for your support!

WIKI WILD LUAU SPRING EVENT
Forget the snow outside and think spring! Mark your calendars for an epic spring event scheduled for Friday, March 20th from 6:30-8:30 PM! This all-inclusive event will have food, music, games, activities and so much more! PLUS, enter our raffle for a chance to win some amazing prizes, including an American Girl doll, zip line experience, wine tasting experience, Chicago Bears gear and so much more! Planning for this event is already underway! We will need lots of volunteers to make this event a success! Please contact Ashley Williams at awiggins@alumni.ecu.edu if you are interested in volunteering. Sign up and more details coming soon!

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 is open through March 15th. The Science Fair is a great way to get students motivated and excited about learning!

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

For more information, please visit 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.

SCIENCE FAIR INFO NIGHT
Want to submit a project but don’t know where to start? Join the Science Fair committee on Wednesday, February 19th at 6:30 PM for a Science Fair Info Night. 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!

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. 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

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