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Garden Clean Up Saturday

The PTC will be conducting a Garden Clean Up Day this Saturday from 9:30-12:00.  The plan is to plant one fruit tree and two grape vines, and do some general clean up of the area.  Your help would be greatly appreciated!

For a few minutes today, there was snow falling at Cottage Hill!  It melted as soon as it hit the ground, but students went outside to try to catch wet snowflakes on their tongues.  

Minimum Day - Snow Day - Presidents' Day

Minimum Day
This Friday, February 5th, is another minimum day for Cottage Hill students.  Teachers will be meeting with representatives from National Geographic, a company that has submitted English Language Arts materials for our review.  School is out at 12:00 noon.
 
Four Day Weekend
The following Friday, February 12th, is a SNOW DAY and Monday, February 15th is Presidents' Day, a national holiday.  Enjoy the 4 day weekend!

No School Monday, Mini Day Friday!

Happy Friday, Cottage Hill Families!  There is no school on Monday, January 25th.  Our staff will be in training on that day.  
 
Friday, January 29 is a minimum day; school dismisses at 12:00.  Our staff will be examining several new English Language Arts programs that we are considering for next year.
 
Enjoy your three day weekend! 

MLK Holiday ***** Kindergarten Round Up

Happy Friday Cottage Hill Families!  Monday is Martin Luther King's birthday, and it is a school holiday.  School resumes on Tuesday.  
 
Kindergarten Round Up is coming up!  Tuesday, March 15 is the parent information night at 6:30 in the multipurpose room.  This night will be for all incoming TK and Kindergarten parents (not students).  Thursday, March 17 will be the student assessment day at the district office.  You will sign up for your assessment time at the parent info night.  Please be sure to mark your calendars.  If you have friends and neighbors with young children, please let them know.  Thank you!!

Mistletoe Mall is Coming...

 

 Mistletoe Mall is fast approaching!  It will be held in the District office December 10th, 11th, 14th & 15th.

Your children will be coming home with a packet today.  Teachers have signed up for their class to attend on the following days and times.  

Please see link below to sign up to help with this fun event.

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0e45acab2aa3f58-mistletoe1

Thursday, December 10th

9:25 – 9:50           Mertens

9:55-10:20           Snyder/Lundberg

10:25-10:50         Welch

10:55-11:25         Ferrero

12:50-1:20           Jensen

1:25-1:50              Whitney

 

Friday, December 11th

9:25 – 9:50           Toft

9:55-10:20           Vinci

10:25-10:50         Bayne

10:55-11:25         Mertens

 

Monday, December 14th

8:00- 9:00             MAGNOLIA students

9:25 – 9:50           Fleenor

9:55-10:20           Rowe

10:25-10:50         Mrs. Stackhouse

10:55-11:25         Bollen

12:50-1:20           Kennedy

1:25-1:50              Washburn

 

 

Tuesday, December 15th

8:00- 9:00             MAGNOLIA students

9:25 – 9:50           Mr. Stackhouse

9:55-10:20           Ertola

10:25-10:50         MacTaggart

10:55-11:25         McCutcheon

12:50-1:20           Davis

Updates From Cottage Hill

The AR Movie Party was a great success!  All students who met their AR reading goal were invited to attend a movie with Mrs. Montero in the library.  The new trimester has begun, and students are now working on meeting their second trimester goal!
 
Please check the Lost and Found for items left at school.  
 
Have a Happy Thanksgiving!

A Shade Cover is Coming!

Our PTC led us in a highly successfully Jogathon fund raiser this year, and enough money was raised to fund the long-awaited shade structure project on the playground!  The cover will be installed later this year over the concrete picnic tables on the playground.  We are very excited about this project, and extremely grateful to our parents and PTC for raising the funds to complete it.  Once we have photographs and drawings available, we will proudly display them for all to see!

KCRA "Kids Can" Food Drive

KCRA Kids Can Food Drive

Attention Cottage Hill Families!  We will be collecting non-perishable, unopened, food items November 2 - 13.   As the holiday season approaches, it is wonderful to help out those who are less fortunate.  Donate if you can
 

What food should I donate?

  • Healthy, non-perishable food
  • Items with intact, un-opened, consumer or commercial packaging
  • Items with non-breakable packaging (no glass please)
  • Food within the expiration date on the packaging
What are the most requested food items?
  • Canned meats like tuna, chicken, turkey, ham, stew and chili
  • Canned vegetables
  • Pasta & pasta sauce
  • Beans
  • Rice
  • Healthy cereals
  • Peanut Butter
  • Baby food & baby formula
Thank you for supporting this community project!
 

Friday Fun!!

Don't miss out on all the fun!!  This Friday is our Halloween Parade at 8:30...  Many classes will be holding parties in the classrooms sometime during the day...  School is out an 1:00 (as usual for a Friday)...  AND
 
Fall Family Fun Night starts at 6:30!  Maria's Taco Truck will be here, with tables outside the MPR.  Bear River drama department will be running their Haunted House in the MPR ($2.00 each or $5.00/family) and classrooms will be open for safe trick or treating.  
 
Classes will be collecting wrapped candy until Friday afternoon.
 
We hope to see everyone there!!  

Just Say No - Wear Red!

Tomorrow we will be showing our commitment to being drug free by wearing red to school!  Wear a little or wear a lot - Cottage Hill cubs say NO to drugs!

Halloween Parade

Cottage Hill will be celebrating Halloween this Friday, October 30th, with a Parade on the playground at 8:30.  Students are invited to dress up in their costumes and walk with their class.  Please be sure that all costumes are school-appropriate: no blood or gore and no weapons.  Yes...  a light saber is a weapon...  Please leave masks at home, and any fragile props that might get damaged during the day.  We would hate for anyone's costume to be spoiled before the actual night of trick or treating!
 
Friday night our students and families are invited to attend Fall Family Fun Night, a PTC sponsored safe trick or treating event.  There will be a Haunted House in the MPR, Maria's Taco's will be parked out in front of the school, and classroom doors will be open for trick or treating.  Come in your costume and enjoy the evening from 6:30-8:00!

Fall Family Fun Night

Good Afternoon Families of Cottage Hill Elementary!
 
Fall Family Fun Night is approaching fast!  It will take place on Friday, October 30, 2015 from 6:30pm - 8:00pm. Children will be able to participate in Safe Trick or Treating. There will also be a Haunted House available for $2 each or $5 for a family of 4. Maria's Taco Truck will be available for dinner from 6-8pm.  
 
We are now collecting candy for the candy drive that will take place during the week of October 19-23. The final week for candy collection October 26-30.
 
You can help us ensure a successful event by contributing individually wrapped candies and delivering them to your child's classroom between October 5th and October 30th. Candy will be collected and weighed each Friday afternoon. Each classroom will compete for the most candy collect by weight. The classroom with the most weight will win a pizza party!
 
If you have any questions or would like to volunteer your time for this event, please contact:
 
Kimberly Grant