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PTA Announcements 2-24-20

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February 24, 2020 PTA ANNOUNCEMENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS
February 25 – PDAC Meeting 7 PM (Crouse Education Center)
February 26 – Urban Air Spirit Night 4-8 PM
March 11 – Dinner Night Out at Chipotle (by Meijer) 4-8 PM
March 13 – Spring Classroom Party
March 20 – Wiki Wild Luau 6:30-8:30 PM

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, live music and DJ, bounce house and so much more…PLUS, a special DISNEY guest you don’t want to miss! Enter our raffle for a chance to win some amazing prizes, including gift cards, an American Girl doll, zip line experience, wine tasting experience, Chicago White Sox tickets and so much more! See attached flyer for more details. RSVP flyers to come home in backpack mail this week! Advance tickets only! THERE WILL BE NO TICKETS SOLD AT THE DOOR! DON’T MISS OUT!

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 donating, volunteering or providing services. Visit the link to sign up to volunteer! https://signup.com/go/vWrsnfn

PDAC MEETING – CROUSE EDUCATION CENTER 7-9 PM
Topic: Meeting the Mental Health Needs of our Students
How to Become Allies and Advocates for our Students’ Mental Health

KICK OFF THE EXTRA LONG WEEKEEND AT URBAN AIR FOR COWLISHAW SPIRIT NIGHT
Please join us THIS Wednesday, February 26th from 4-8 PM at Urban Air! This is a perfect way for kids to burn off a little energy before the days off, plus you are supporting Cowlishaw at the same time! Two hours of play for only $19.95 per child! Please see the attached flyer (also being sent home via backpack mail) for all the details. We hope to see you there!

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.

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. Program closes April 17, 2020 - no exceptions if you miss the deadline. Questions? Contact Hyeon Tai: taigrrrl@yahoo.com.
KANE COUNTY COUGARS READING PROGRAM
Keep handing in your tickets for reading!! 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.

PLUNGE INTO FITNESS
Get your kids moving and blood pumping! They can earn 1 free Raging Waves Waterpark ticket for June, or discounted ticket in July-Sept, for being active for 25 hours! Students brought home forms last week in backpack mail. Students need to exercise 30 minutes per day for a total of 25 hours. Fitness incentive runs from Feb.10-April 6. Tickets are name specific, PLEASE WRITE NAMES VERY LEGIBLY AND CLEARLY. Questions? Email: 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

Wiki Wild Luau Flyer (pdf)

Cowlishaw Flyer_Urban Air (pdf)

2020 RagingW (pdf)

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