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Year Book Pick Up Night

Yearbooks will be available for pick up tomorrow night (Thursday) between 6:00-7:30 in front of Cottage Hill School MPR.  Yearbooks not picked up tomorrow night can be picked up on August 13th after 4:00 at the Sweet Beginnings teacher reveal.

Our PTC Brown Paper Bag Collection is underway!
Please donate your gently used paper grocery bags. We will reuse them for art portfolios and for mistletoe mall.  We will have the bin out in front of Cottage Hill all week. 
 
***Special Time Notice*** The PTC will meet next week on the typical "second Wednesday of the month." HOWEVER next week school dismisses at 12pm every day for parent/teacher conferences so the start time for our meeting will change, 10:30!!!  We have so many exciting things to talk about: Fall Family Fun Night, OriginalWorks Art Fundraiser, Mistletoe Mall and Jog-A-Thon successes!!  Please join us in room 17, next Wednesday October 9th at 10:30am.
The Kids Can food drive is now on!  Please consider sending canned or boxed food to school between October 1st and November 8th.  All food donations remain within our community.  Thank you!
Upcoming Fall Events at Cottage Hill!
 
October 7-11      Minimum Days for Parent Conferences - 12:00 Dismissal
October 15         Picture Make Up Day
October 18         Fall Family Fun Night @ 5:30
October 21-25    Fall Break (no school, no rec)
October 31         Halloween Parade @ 8:30
Fall Family Fun Night is looking for Door Sponsors!!!!
 
Do you own a business and want to advertise in a fun, family friendly way? We are looking for additional door sponsors for Cottage Hill's Fall Family Fun Night taking place October 18th!! 
If you are interested and want additional information please contact
Sara Mortensun at 530.830.2150
Cottage Hill Friends and Families:
Our PTC is collecting brown paper bags next week! MONDAY SEPT 30th  - FRIDAY OCT 4th 
Large Bins will be out in front of Cottage Hill
 
So grab those bags out of your closets, from under your cabinets, or where ever they collect and drop them off for us to reuse for you.
We'll be making ART PORTFOLIOS and we'll use them at this year's Mistletoe Mall.
 
THANK YOU!!
The Parent Teacher Club is pleased to introduce you Anna Mudd, she is the Sierra Harvest Farm to School Liaison for 2019-20 school year. Anna will be continuing the work of Jodi Porter in bringing farm and food education and access to students and their families. Farm to School activities include monthly harvest tastings, farmer visits to classrooms, field trips to farms, chef recipe demonstrations, and school garden classes! She will be hosting a garden cart (near the main entrance) with organic produce from local farmers, for sale by donation, during student pick-up time on Fridays through mid-November (9/2710/410/1110/1811/111/811/15).
 
This program is brought to you by Jog-A-Thon funds.

Cottage Hill T Shirts On Sale Friday!

Susie Bell from the PTC will be out in front of the office tomorrow morning with Cottage Hill T Shirts for sale!

New Kindergarten equipment has been approved by the District!  We are so excited to have this installed over the summer.  This is a picture of the play structure that we have ordered.  It looks great!
The PTC is excited to share some wonderful news about our school garden.  One of our members, Sheena West, submitted a grant proposal on behalf of our school to the Raley's Extra Credit program for money to improve our school garden site and it was SUCCESSFUL!  Thanks to Sheena's dedication of a few hours over winter break, our organization will receive approximately $4,800.00 for structural and material improvements.  The PTC wishes to thank Sheena for her time and good intent on the behalf of our students and staff that is sure to be evident for years to come evidenced by the by the fun, health and inspiration a vibrant and thriving garden can provide. 
Is the garden renovation a project you’re interested in?  Please come to the next PTC meeting on May 9th at 12:30pm in Room 17.

Congratulations and Thank You!

The PTC is thrilled to announce that the Jog-a-Thon generated a little more than $21,000.00!!! This is wonderful news and means all the traditional PTC programs (i.e. Garden/Sierra Harvest, Mistletoe Mall, assembly(s) Teacher Appreciation and Teacher's Classroom 300, etc.) will be fully funded this year and the remaining balance will be used to purchase as many chrome books as possible.
Limited edition Jog-a-Thon "Pirate Cubby" t-shirts for students who brought in $50 or $100(+) in donations are on order and will be distributed within about a week's time.
Thank you administration, staff, students and parents for your time and money in helping to make this year's Jog-a-Thon super successful and fun!!!!
Are you curious to learn how the Jog-a-Thon money is used this year?  Come join us at the next PTC meeting on Wednesday, October 11th, room 17, 12:30pm.

Kindergarten/TK Round Up Coming!

Calling all parents of incoming TK and Kindergarten students!  Our annual Kindergarten Round Up will be held Tuesday, March 28 at 6:30 in the MPR.  All parents enrolling a child in TK or Kindergarten should plan to attend.  Only those students enrolling in Kindergarten need to sign up for an assessment time. Assessments will be done on Wednesday, March 29th.  Preschool registration will also begin that day!