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April 13, 2018
 
EXTENDED SCHOOL YEAR REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!
Friday, June 15 through Friday, July 27


Now is the time to register your student for Cove's Extended School Year (ESY), a summer school program tailored to meet each student's schedule and needs. Please review the brochure above to become acquainted with the course offerings. To register, visit Cove's website and click on "Summer School Program."  For more information, please contact Regina Aniolowski at  raniolowski@coveschool.org   or at (847) 562-2100.
ELEMENTARY AND JUNIOR HIGH SOCIAL EVENT
Friday, April 13

All elementary and junior high students were invited to play unlimited video games and have a delicious buffet dinner at Dave and Buster's in Vernon Hills. Students left Cove after school and will be back at Cove for pick up at 6:30 PM.  For more information, please contact Stephanie Sanderman at ssanderman@coveschool.org or at  (847) 562-2100.
ILLINOIS SCIENCE ASSESSMENT (ISA)
Monday, April 16 to Friday, April 20 

High school students who are enrolled in biology will take the ISA test. All testing accommodations will be provided. Parents of high school students will be notified ahead of time if this pertains to their child. For for information, please contact Dr. Robin Johnstone at   rjohnstone@coveschool.org
WHIRLYBALL HIGH SCHOOL SOCIAL EVENT
Friday, April 20
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All High School students are invited to play WhirlyBall and Laser Tag at WhirlyBall in Vernon Hills. Please arrive at 6:50 PM at Cove for pick up. Sign your student up here by Monday, April 16.  For more information, please contact Marla Altshul at maltshul@coveschool.org or at  (847) 562-2100.
VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION LUNCH
Wednesday, April 25 


On Wednesday, April 25, Cove would like to thank all of our incredible volunteers who make the work we do possible throughout the year. We want to honor you with a special luncheon at Prairie Grass Cafe, 601 Skokie Blvd, Northbrook  ,  11:30 AM to 1:00 PM . If you would like to attend, RSVP to Stephanie Sanderman at   ssanderman@coveschool.org
GRANDPARENTS' AND SPECIAL FRIENDS' DAY
Friday, April 27


Grandparents and special friends are cordially invited to our annual Grandparents' and Special Friends' Day from 12:45  PM to 2:30 PM. Guests are invited to visit the classroom, enjoy refreshments, delight in student entertainment, and more! Please fill out the attached RSVP form and return by Friday, April 20. For more information, please contact Stephanie Sanderman at ssanderman@coveschool.org or  at (847) 562-2100 .
STAFF APPRECIATION WEEK
Monday, April 30 to Friday, May 4
     
Throughout the week, Cove will be honoring their outstanding staff with a series of fun-filled activities! More details to come. For questions, please contact Stephanie Sanderman at ssanderman@coveschool.org or at 
(847) 562-2100.
WELLNESS DAY P.E. ACTIVITIES
Thursday, May 10


All students are encouraged to participate in Jump Rope and Hoops for Heart on Cove's Wellness Day. By participating, students raise money for the American Heart Association. Parents can fill out the flyer above or the one sent home with students and return it by Tuesday, May 1.  For more information, please contact Rob Wachowiak at rwachowiak@coveschool.org or  at (847) 562-2100 .
HIGH SCHOOL SOCIAL EVENT
Friday, May 11 


High school students are invited to join us at Equestrian Connection for horseback riding, grooming, art activities, games and a pizza dinner! Students will take a bus after school and arrive back at Cove at 6:30 PM for pick up. Please fill out the attached forms and return by Friday, April 27Space is limited to 20 students.  For more information, please contact Stephanie Sanderman at   ssanderman@coveschool.org
HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL
Wednesday, May 16 and Thursday, May 17 
     
Cove's High School students will be performing their annual spring musical at 6:30 PM at Gorton Community Center in Lake Forest. They will be performing Disney's High School Musical. All are welcome! Save the date - details to come. 
ELEMENTARY/JUNIOR HIGH SOCIAL EVENT
Friday, May 24 


Elementary and junior high students are invited to join us at Equestrian Connection for horseback riding, grooming, art activities, games and a pizza dinner! Students will take a bus after school and arrive back at Cove at 6:15 PM for pick up. Please fill out the attached forms and return by Wednesday, May 9Space is limited to 20 students.  For more information, please contact Stephanie Sanderman at   ssanderman@coveschool.org
MEMORIAL DAY - NON-ATTENDANCE DAY
Monday, May 28 
     
There will be no school in observance of Memorial Day. 
HIGH SCHOOL PROM
Friday, June 1 
     
Save the date - More details to come. 
LAST DAY OF SCHOOL
Thursday, June 7 
     
Have a great summer! 
EIGHTH GRADE AND HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATIONS
Thursday, June 7 
     
The High School Graduation Ceremony will take place from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM at Cove. The Eighth Grade Graduation Ceremony will take place from 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM at Cove. Save the date - more details to come. 
ONE STEP AT A TIME 5K
Saturday, June 16 


Don't miss out on one of the most fun Cove events of the year, the 2018 One Step at a Time 5K! The event will take place at Blue Star Memorial Woods in Glenview, IL at 8:30 AM. Click the link above and receive an early registration discount! More details to come For more information, please contact Stephanie Sanderman at   ssanderman@coveschool.org
ORDER 2018-2019 SCHOOL SUPPLIES   
Ends Sunday, June 24 


Save time and money by ordering your child's supply kit today! Kits are personalized and include exact items required for the 2018-2019 school year. View the flyer above for more information and click here to order. Orders end Sunday, June 24 For more information, please contact Stephanie Sanderman at  ssanderman@coveschool.org  or at  (847) 562-2100.
SPRING AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES  
  
Parents and guardians are encouraged to sign their students up for one or more of our amazing after school activities. There are activities for all interests, including mathematics, robotics, homework help, sports, music and so much more. Please note that parents are responsible for arranging transportation home from after school programs. To sign up, print and fill out the packet above applicable to your student's unit and return to the front desk.  For more information, please contact Beth Pickus at  bpickus@coveschool.org  or at (847) 562-2100.
What's Happening in The Community 

OPTIONS FAIR 2018
Tuesday, April 17
A transition resource fair for professionals, students and individuals with special needs and their families will take place from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at The College of Lake County Grayslake Campus. In particular, high school and transition students and their families are encouraged to attend. Please see the flyer above for more details.  For more information, please contact Vivian Drexler at  vdrexler@coveschool.org  or at (847) 562-2100.
Ongoing Information
FAMILY ACTION NETWORK

Cove is proud to be a member school of FAN, an organization that curates a free, high-quality human development speaker series each academic year. View the link above for upcoming speakers and programs.  
LEARNING DISABILITIES ASSOCIATION OF IL
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Cove community members may be interested in a membership to the Learning Disabilities Association of IL, a not-for-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of persons with learning and attention disabilities. See the form above for more information.  
SHOP AMAZON SMILE AND SUPPORT COVE
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When you sign up on Amazon Smile, select The Cove School as your recipient, and a percentage of the proceeds of your purchase will be donated to Cove by Amazon! It's so easy!
BUY A GIFT CARD AND SUPPORT COVE
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Buy a gift card to a favorite restaurant or store for yourself, a friend or a family member and a percentage of the sale will go directly to Cove. Whether it's the perfect  present for a loved one or taking care of your weekly groceries, you will be supporting Cove with every purchase.  For more information, view the flyer above or contact Anna Riedler at  pyrilis@yahoo.com  or at (847) 470-2366.

COLLECT BOX TOPS
This year we are ramping up our efforts to collect  Box Tops for Education, with a goal to earn $1000! Check out the Cove School Virtual Backpack for information about participating products ( click here), the new mobile app ( click here), and for collection sheets (optional to use). You can submit your  Box  Tops any time that you want, but our first BIG deadline is  February 23, 2018.
 
Consider sharing this information with your friends and family members, as well as your co-workers. Every  Box  Top counts! Questions? - contact Robin Plant ( rmplant@sbcglobal.net ).

MAKE A GIFT
MARLA'S LUNCH PROGRAM
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Code: NEW291

Sign your student up to participate in our lunch program through Marla's Lunch. Click the "sign up" button above to begin selecting your lunches. Use Code: NEW291. For more information , click here  or c ontact Beth Pickus with questions at  bpickus@coveschool.org or at (847) 562-2100.
VIRTUAL BACKPACK
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Find copies of flyers & forms for various activities and sign-ups on Cove's Virtual Backpack. 
FOLLOW COVE ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Don't forget to like and follow Cove's social media pages for all the latest Cove photos, reminders and moments! Find us on Facebook at @coveschoolnorthbrook, Twitter at @CoveSchool, Instagram at @cove_school, and LinkedIn at The Cove School (Northbrook, IL). 
COVEWEAR FRIDAYS

Students and staff are encouraged to wear their Cove gear every Friday to show their school spirit! 
WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU!

If you have any comments, suggestions or feedback to share with us, please  contact  Executive Director, Dr. Sally Sover at  ssover@coveschool.org.
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