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PTA Announcements 5-7-18

Reported by corey_swift@ipsd.org on 5/7/18

MAY 7, 2018 PTA ANNOUNCEMENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS

May 9 - Portillo’s Dinner Night Out 5-8pm

May 11 – Muffins with Mom 8-8:45am

May 18 - Sky Zone FUNdraiser 4-8pm

May 24 – 5th Grade Farewell

May 30 – Field Day


DINNER NIGHT OUT AT PORTILLO’S THIS WEDNESDAY, 5-8PM!

Please join us at Portillo’s (by Target on Rt 59/Jefferson) on Wednesday for a Cowlishaw Dinner Night Out! Purchases made between 5-8pm will benefit our PTA, just mention Cowlishaw at the register or in the drive thru! There will be a flyer sent home in backpack mail as well. We hope to see you there, and thanks in advance for supporting our PTA!


MUFFINS WITH MOM

Please join us this Friday, May 11th from 8-8:45 for our Muffins with Mom event and enjoy coffee and breakfast with your students! If you have any questions, please contact Ashley Williams at asw0627@gmail.com.


TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK

We will be celebrating our awesome teachers and staff this week. We are looking for food donations to create some fun surprises! Please use this link to sign up http://signup.com/go/uPfHvNK and contact Jill atshoelover76@hotmail.com with questions.


SCHOOL SUPPLY KITS

Flyers have been dispatched along with the registration package. We will be doing online ordering only. You can place your order until June 1. No orders will be accepted after June 1. Visit 'www.carlsonschoolkits.com', select city as 'Naperville' and Select 'Cowlishaw'. You can also find similar information on the flyers. This year the kits will be delivered to your house only, not to the school. No long queues during Meet and Greet! Any questions contact Dipti Gupta at diptgupta@gmail.com.


FIELD DAY

Field Day is fast approaching, Wednesday, May 30th! Students will once again be able to spend a half day outside with their classmates playing a variety of games and engaging in activities!

We are looking for volunteers to help run the games. The grades will be split up as follows:

A.M. Session - 1st, 4th, and 5th grades

P.M. Session– Kindergarten, 2nd, and 3rd grades

Please use the link below to sign up for one (or both!) sessions.

http://signup.com/go/EnrrHDJ


If you have any questions contact Michelle McCorkle (mmccorkle@deloitte.com).

FIELD DAY SHIRTS

Thank you to all who purchased Field Day shirts! They will be delivered by May 21st. Paper order forms will no longer be accepted, but if you’d still like to order a shirt for yourself or for your student, you may do so online using the following link. Rush order pricing and taxes will apply.

https://napervillespiritwear.com/FIELD-DAY-2018_c802.htm


TEACHER WISH LISTS

The PTA has updated the Teacher/Staff wish lists for any families interested in purchasing a gift for Teacher Appreciation or year end! Please visit the PTA website or click the link below to view the lists.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1ZAq2obCOxzNQB1IUI4qBdO3SIgsvIfAi8s4ukLeK654


LMC VOLUNTEERS

New volunteer shifts available at the LMC. We are looking for volunteers to work from 11am-1pm any day M-F. Also looking for volunteers Monday or Thursday afternoons from 1/1:30-3/3:30pm. Volunteers shelve books, help students, repair and cover books. If interested please contactjenn.don64@gmail.com.

AMAZON SMILE

The Cowlishaw PTA now has an Amazon Smile account!! Use the link below for all of your Amazon shopping needs, and 0.5% will automatically come back to our PTA!

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


STAY CONNECTED

Find us on Facebook for up to date happenings in the Cowlishaw community! Cowlishaw Elementary PTA -https://www.facebook.com/CowlishawPTA

Visit our website for more information: https://sites.google.com/site/cowlishawelementarypta/home


The website can also be accessed via the Cowlishaw Homepage under the PTA heading.


Donate to Support Families in Need

District 204 currently has 18 percent of its students qualifying for free or reduced lunch. This translates to more than 5,000 students. Purchasing school supplies so children are prepared for the school year can be challenging for low-income families. To address this problem, the Indian Prairie Parents' Council (IPPC) is hosting a drive to support families who may need assistance when their children return to school in August. If you would like to help make a difference for our families, you can make a donation in any amount by visiting http://ipsd.us/8TZJK.

If you would prefer to write a check, please make it payable to Indian Prairie Parents' Council. Checks can be mailed to Community Relations Coordinator, Crouse Education Center, 780 Shoreline Drive, Aurora, IL 60504.

IPPC will use 100 percent of funds collected to purchase Meijer, Walmart and Target gift cards for distribution through the schools to families in need. Donations can be made through May 18.

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