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PTA Announcements 2-6-17

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February 6, 2017 PTA ANNOUNCEMENTS

February 8th – PTA General Meeting 6:30pm at Cowlishaw -Homework discussion
February 11th – Family Skate Night at Aurora Skate 5 – 7pm
February 15th – WATCH D.O.G.S Kick-Off at Cowlishaw

Please join us on February 8th at 6:30pm in the MPR for our General Meeting. Mr. Bonomo will be discussing changes regarding homework. We will also be discussing upcoming events, getting an update on the budget, electing a Nominating Committee to select the board for 2017-18, as well as appointing a Bylaws Committee. Please come and share your thoughts!

Save the date for our WATCH D.O.G.S (Dads Of Great Students) Kick-Off February 15th at 6pm with a Dads and Kids Pizza Party!! Please return your RSVP by Friday, February 10th.

Six Flags Reading Program
Six Flags Reading Program logs are due to your child's teacher by February 17th, 2017. If you have any questions, please contact Tracy Hurley at

LMC Volunteers Needed
The LMC needs volunteers to shelve and organize books and reading materials, assist students, repair books, and work on various projects. This is a great way to see your child in action and get a sneak peek at what they do at school. Volunteers needed on Thursday mornings and Fri-day afternoons. However, if you are available on different, please let us know and we can try to accommodate your schedule. Contact Jen Don at for more details.

The Indian Prairie Parents' Council is excited to announce a new parent education event! Join us on Thursday, February 9th from 7:00-8:30pm at the Crouse Education Center to learn about updating your resume, using social media in your job search and more. See the attached flyer for details. Questions? Contact

The Second Annual Cowlishaw Luau will be March 10th and it’s time to RSVP!! Remember, no tickets will be sold at the door, so get your all access wristband by filling out the paper flyer you received in backpack mail or print the attached one. The committee is looking for raffle basket items or services for donation. We are also in need of wire hangers to make palm leaves. Please drop off any spare hangers at the school office. If you have any questions or would like to participate, please contact Jill Mieszala -

Cowlishaw PTA Science Fair Registration Open February 8! We need your help!

ALL Cowlishaw students are invited to participate in the Cowlishaw Elementary School PTA SCIENCE FAIR on Friday, April 21, 2017. Registration for the participants will be open on Monday, February 13 at:
Science Fair Display Boards are available for purchase for $3 (Orders can be submitted on web-site)

We need volunteers for Science Fair night, especially "Science Experts" to interview our young scientists! (No need to be an actual "Science Expert" - we just need adult volunteers to speak with the students about their projects! Questions will be provided for the interviews!) Sign up to help us here:

For details/questions regarding the Cowlishaw PTA Science Fair, please contact: Dipti Patki at

Shake off the winter blues and join us for a Fun Family Skate Night Saturday February 11th 5-7pm at Aurora Skate!! Please RSVP this week.

We’ve had a few questions on the 2 options. There is one set price based on whether you are skating or not skating.

$12 – SKATING - Includes skate, skate rental, pizza and pop.
$5 – NOT SKATING – Includes pizza and pop and admission

Fill out the attached RSVP ASAP as spots are limited. See you there!!

Plans are coming together for their memorable 5th Grade Farewell.
How can you help:

1) Join us for the Cowlishaw Skate Party on Feb 11th.
2) Donate $35 to 5th Grade Farewell - The event includes: Main Event ( food and ac-tivities), bus ride, a gym shirt for middle school, CD of elementary school memo-ries.
3) Send pictures to The slideshow is one of their favorite parts and want to make sure there is a picture of EVERY child. Send your pics in!!

Find us on Facebook for up to date happenings in the Cowlishaw community! Cowlishaw Ele-mentary PTA -
Visit our website for more information:
The website can also be accessed via the Cowlishaw Homepage under the PTA heading.

IPPC Resume Writing Workshop (pdf)

Cowlishaw Skate (jpeg)

Luau 2017 (jpeg)

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