Our Big Rocks

  • 2/11 PTA Meeting in the Cooper LMC @ 6:30 PM
  • 2/15 Kids Night Out 5:00 - 8:00 PM

Cooper Spirit Week: February 11-15 , 2019


Donation Amount

Monday, 2/11

Crazy Sock Day


Tuesday, 2/12

Hat Day


Wednesday, 2/13

Favorite Sports Team Day


Thursday, 2/14

Wear Red Day


Friday, 2/15

Electronics Day


We are asking for donations of $0.25 per

day, Monday-Thursday, and $1.00 for

Electronics Day on Friday. (Each teacher will have their own rules regarding Electronic Day)

All donations will go to the Cooper

Activity Fund.

Kids Night Out

Drop off your 5th or 6th grader to enjoy an evening of fun, food, and activities with staff.

Cooper Upper Elementary

Friday, February 15th

5-8:00 p.m.

$12 ($15 at the door)

Pizza/drink included

Snacks sold (.50 each)

Photo Room . . . Origami . . . Open Gym . . . Computers . . . Wii

Cookie Decorating . . . Bingo . . . Candy Walk . . . Karaoke . . . More

Please RSVP w/ payment by Thursday, Feb. 14th. Cost goes up at the door.

To pay at the door, parent MUST fill out form and register child in the office.

Student ______________________________________________

Teacher ______________________________________________

Parent Name ___________________________________________

Contact Number ________________________________________

Yes, my child can have/take pictures in the Photo Room.

Yes, my child can have nails painted.

Yes Yes, my child can be face painted.

Parent Signature _____________________________________________

*Money goes towards supplies/books for classrooms.

Please look at the back of this flyer!

Please review the following expectations and sign, indicating you know and will follow the rules.

*I will travel from one activity to another, with no loitering in hallways

*I will walk through the building

*I will use an indoor voice and not yell/scream to friends down the hall

*I will not chew gum

*I will eat pizza/snacks in the café

*I will find an activity and stay for a period of time

*I will not use my cell phone, unless I am in the photo room

*If I know I am leaving early, I will go to the office to be picked up*

Please sign, indicating you have read and will follow the expectations.

Student Signature** _____________________________________

**Not following these rules may result in a call home.

A water bottle is encouraged to

come with students.

Order Your Yearbook Today

Order Deadline: March 15th

Yearbook ID Code: 5927919

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Cooper Spiritwear

Get ready for Valentine's Day with 10% Off Spiritwear! From 01/26/19 through 02/10/19, use coupon code SWEETEST10 at checkout on our spiritwear website to receive 10% off your order. Be sure to personalize the apparel for your Valentine with a name on the back! For a limited time only, shop now at our online spiritwear store!

Battle of the Books Update!!!

We are now well underway with BotB. Many classes have experienced their first Mini Battle and some have even finished their second. Points during the Mini Battles are being documented and updated daily in the LMC so teams can monitor their progress. For anyone interested, our (tentative!) Mini Battle dates are:

  • Mini Battle #1: the week of Jan. 21

  • Mini Battle #2: the week of Jan 28

  • Mini Battle #3: the week of Feb. 4

  • Mini Battle #4: the week of Feb. 11

  • Make-up Mini Battles (due to inclement weather, Mid-Winter Break, MLK Day, etc): the weeks of Feb. 18 and Feb 25

Other dates to know:

  • Top Teams advancing to the Final Battle will be announced Wed., Feb. 27th

  • Pizza Party for Top Teams (pizza lunch + Final Battle info): Thurs., Feb. 28th

  • Final Battle: Fri., Mar. 8th (a half day; to take place in the gym at Cooper)

Here are the titles and authors for the 6th graders for this year's BotB:

  • Fever 1793, by Laurie Halse Anderson (historical fiction)

  • Savvy, by Ingrid Law (fantasy)

  • Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life, by Wendy Mass (mystery + realistic fiction)

  • Shiloh, by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor (historical fiction)

  • Keeping Safe the Stars, by Sheila O'Connor (realistic fiction)

  • Peak, by Roland Smith (adventure + realistic fiction)

And titles for the 5th graders:

  • No Flying in the House, by Betty Brock (fantasy)

  • Bud, Not Buddy, by Christopher Paul Curtis (historical fiction)

  • Out of My Mind, by Sharon M. Draper (realistic fiction)

  • Mudshark, by Gary Paulsen (mystery)

  • Esperanza Rising, by Pam Munoz Ryan (historical fiction)

  • Three Times Lucky, by Sheila Turnage (mystery)

Should you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to email me:

As always, thank you for your continued support and for encouraging our students to read!

Ms. Newton

Pistons Tickets

January Box Top Winner

The results are in for the January Box Top class winner..... Congrats goes out to Ms. Thimm's class!!!! They turned in a total of 153 box tops in January!!!!! We had a collective total of 713 box tops for the month!!!! Keep them coming and please do not forget to write your child's teacher's name on the bag so they can get credit!!! Happy clipping!


  • 2/18 No School
  • 2/22 Career Day
  • 2/22 Youth Making A Difference Displays Due
  • 2/22 Skate Night 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM @ Riverside
  • 2/27 1/2 Day for Students
  • 3/27 Dentist R Us (See below for details)