Cougar Corner

October 22, 2021

Current and Upcoming Events

Tuesday, October 19 – Math Olympiad Starts T & Th 8am to 9am

Tuesday, October 19 – Orchestra Starts (4th & 5th) 8:15am

Friday, October 22 – Red Ribbon Week Starts: Pajama Day/Last Popcorn Friday (Weather Dependent)

Friday, October 22 – Classroom AR Assemblies

Friday, October 22 – Chess Starts (3rd – 5th) Fridays 8:30 to 9:00

Monday, October 25 – Red Ribbon Week: Twin Day

Tuesday, October 26 – Red Ribbon Week: Jersey Day

Wednesday, October 27 – Red Ribbon Week: Bring Your Halloween Costume to School/Afternoon Halloween Parties

Thursday, October 28 – Parent Teacher Conferences

Friday, October 29 – Parent Teacher Conferences

Saturday, October 30 – Halloween Trunk or Treat Outside - Title 1/PTO 1:00pm to 3:30pm

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Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week is a nation-wide drug prevention program. Each year, students learn about the dangers of drug use and prevention strategies. We celebrate being drug-free with a different theme each day.

- Friday, October 22 - Pajama Day: Follow Your DREAMS, Not Drugs!

- Monday, October 25 - Twin Day: Support Each Other To Stay Drug Free!

- Tuesday, October 26 - Jersey Day: Team Up Against Drugs!

- Wednesday, October 27 - Halloween Costumes*: Scare Off Drugs!

Please have your child bring their costume to school. We will put them on in the afternoon.

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Costume Day - Wednesday October 27


Here is the link to our Book Fair Homepage for interactive flyers and our Book Order Form page. A letter and flyer are being sent home with students next week.


Cottonwood does not have bus service on:

Monday, October 25

Monday, November 1

Monday November 8

Special Ed routes are running. Thank you for your continued patience and flexibility.

Halloween Trunk or Treat

Saturday, Oct. 30th, 1-3:30pm

800 North Seward Meridian Parkway

Wasilla, AK

Saturday, October 30 is our annual Halloween Festival. This is a joint event between the PTO and Title 1. Students will have the opportunity to trick or treat outside and then enter the gym to play carnival games and go through the Spooky Haunted House. This event is limited to Cottonwood families only. Below are the alpha grouping start times for Trick or Treating to ensure we do not have too many people gathered at one time.

- 1:00: A - F Starts

- 1:30: G - L Starts

- 2:00: M - R Starts

- 2:30: S - Z Starts

PTO Announcements -

Popcorn Friday

Tomorrow, Friday, October 22 is the last Popcorn Friday (weather dependent). Thank you to the PTO and our fabulous parents for sponsoring this fun activity for kids. Popcorn Friday has the best attendance rates of the week!

PTO Meeting

The next PTO Meeting is Tuesday, November 2 at 4pm in the library. Supervision is provided in Mrs. Varner’s classroom. Please join us, meet other parents and staff, and plan great family and student activities to enhance the educational opportunities at Cottonwood Creek.

Trunk or Treat

We are still looking for parent volunteers to host a Trunk at the Halloween Festival on Saturday, October 30. Click here for more details on how to sign up:

Ken's Garden Center Christmas Fundraiser

Square 1 Art Projects

Over the next two weeks students will be designing a piece of art. An order form will be sent home with their personalized art available on a variety of items including coffee cups, hot plates, ornaments, etc. More details coming soon.

Cottonwood Creek Action School

Our office is open from 8:30 AM until 4:30 PM on school days. Follow us on Facebook for information, reminders, and fun!