T.S. Cooley Elementary Weekly News

February 1, 2021

MARK YOUR CALENDARS

FEBRUARY

1 - 5: Week designated by CPSB to switch from Connected Classrooms & F2F learning

5: Signed educational form for next year due to office (form went home with report cards)

8-12: Kindness Week - see information below for each day

8: Mardi Gras shoe box floats are due to the library

8: Fish Fry Fundraiser Ticket Sales Begin

9: AR Mardi Gras ends

10: Cookbook deadline to submit recipes, purchase books, & submit entries for cover design

12: Louisiana Day (No visitors allowed.)

15 - 16: Mardi Gras Break - NO SCHOOL

19: Final day to register new students to test for entrance to Cooley for 2021-2022

26: Fish Fry Fundraiser from 11 AM - 1 PM (see information in newsletter)


LOOKING AHEAD:

March 8: Crust Pizza Fundraiser

March 19 & May 7 - COOLEY CRAWFISH BOILS*

*Events will be drive through only. Trays will be available for pickup from 3 - 5 p.m.

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COOKING WITH COOLEY

We are excited to announce that we will be creating our very first cookbook with delicious recipes from all of our Cooley families! Each family is encouraged to share their favorites!


*The flyer below was sent home with all students and is attached for your convenience.

*Students will have an opportunity to design the artwork for the cover.

*Books will be sold for $15 and will be professionally printed.

*Visit our website to submit recipes and place orders!


DEADLINE TO SUBMIT RECIPES, ORDER BOOKS, & SUBMIT ARTWORK ENTRIES IS FEB. 10TH.

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FIRST ANNUAL SHOE BOX FLOAT CONTEST!

All students are invited to participate in our first annual shoebox parade! Participation is optional. The flyer pictured below is going home with student today, and is attached for your convenience. Please contact Mrs. Babaz with any questions!
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ACCELERATED READER IS BACK!

Accelerated reader is back thanks to a generous donation we received!


AR won't look like it has in the past. Our goal is simply to promote a love of reading! There will be no minimum requirements each month or 9 weeks. Incentives will be advertised and prizes will be distributed by Mrs. Babaz.


The flyer that is going home with students is pictured below and attached for your convenience. Please don't hesitate to reach out to Mrs. Babaz with any questions.

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EXTRA SPIRIT ITEMS AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE

We have extra spirit items available to purchase. These sales are ONLINE ONLY. Items include short and long class sleeve t-shirts, hats, shorts, lanyards, earrings, socks and more. The newest item is the Cooley tote bag for $15.


Be sure to check out the holiday ornaments that we also have in stock. These are great commemorative pieces for families to enjoy.


Click HERE to order, or visit https://osp.osmsinc.com/CalcasieuLA/


No additional spirit item orders will be placed this school year. We welcome your feedback! If you have any ideas or suggestions please send them to emily.alcock@cpsb.org.

LABEL ALL PERSONAL ITEMS

We have a few jackets and other personal items in lost and found. All with no names. Please write your student's names on all personal items so that they can be returned quickly.


Please email your child's teacher or the front office and describe lost items and we will check the lost and found rack for you.

LUNCH MENU

MONDAY 2/1 - Corndogs and roasted potato wedges


TUESDAY 2/2 - Soup and grilled cheese sandwich

WEDNESDAY 2/3 - Crispy chicken on a bun and sweet potato waffle fries


THURSDAY 2/4 - Beef meatballs, rice and gravy


FRIDAY 2/5 - Street tacos and ranchero beans

T. S. Cooley Elementary Magnet School

2711 Common St.

Lake Charles, LA 70601