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August 31, 2018
 
ORDER YOUR 2018 COVEWEAR

Choose from a wide selection of Cove-themed t-shirts, sweaters, hats and more for you and your student by clicking here. All orders are due by Friday, September 14 For  more in formation, please contact  Marla Altshul at maltshul@coveschool.org.
SIGN UP FOR FALL AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES  
Begin Tuesday, September 11*

*Bowling begins on Thursday, September 6
 
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 .
ADVERTISE IN THE COVE DIRECTORY
Submit your own personal ad, wish or greeting to your student in the Cove Directory, a resource Cove families use all year long. Support Cove and its students by placing an ad here.   To see more details, click here . If you or someone you know would be interested in putting out a business ad in the directory, please click here For more in formation, please contact Matt Huppert at mhuppert@coveschool.org or at (847) 562-2100. 
LABOR DAY - NO SCHOOL
Monday, September 3

Enjoy the long weekend!

PARENT/GUARDIAN NIGHT
Thursday, September 6 

Join us on Parent/Guardian Night for a presentation starting at 6:30 PM and a visit to classrooms with teachers. Learn about your student's schedule, classroom procedures, homework policies, curriculum, technology and more. For more information, please contact Dr. Sover at ssover@coveschool.org or at (847) 562-2100. 
NON-ATTENDANCE DAY - NO SCHOOL
Monday, September 10
LASER QUEST HIGH SCHOOL SOCIAL EVENT 
Friday, September 14

All High School students are invited to play laser tag and have dinner at Laser Quest at the Southpoint Shopping Center in Arlington Heights. Students will leave Cove at 3:30 PM and can either be picked up at the venue at 6 PM or at Cove at 6:30 PM. Please return the permission form above by Monday, September 10 or click here to sign up electronically.  For more information, please contact Mrs. Altshul at maltshul@coveschool.org
NON-ATTENDANCE DAY - NO SCHOOL
Wednesday, September 19
PARENT ASSOCIATION GENERAL MEETING 
Wednesday, September 26 

Join the Parent Association for a parent education event at 9:15 AM. Learn about the Assistive Technology (AT) program at Cove, the various tools your students use at school and how to incorporate these same devices and strategies at home. To RSVP or f or more information, please contact Stephanie Sanderman at ssanderman@coveschool.org or (847) 562-2100.
COFFEE AND BENEFIT KICKOFF MEETING 
NOTE: NEW DATE!
Tuesday, September 25 

Have a coffee, get to know other parents and learn about how to support Cove at this kickoff meeting for Cove's annual Benefit. Join us at 9 AM at the home of the Jack Family. Click here to RSVP.  For more information, please contact Stephanie Sanderman at ssanderman@coveschool.org or at (847) 562-2100. 
PICTURE DAY
Thursday, October 4
COLUMBUS DAY - NO SCHOOL
Monday, October 8
COFFEE AND PRESENTATION AT COVE
Wednesday, October 17 

Cove will be hosting a Coffee and Presentation for prospective families  interested in joining the Cove community. Registration will begin at 9:15 AM and the program begins at 9:30 AM. We encourage current Cove community members to invite any and all interested prospective parents or guardians.  To RSVP or for more information, please contact Mark Ditthardt at  mditthardt@coveschool.org  or at (847) 562-2100 .
What's Happening in The Community

NORTHBROOK JOB FAIR
Thursday, September 27


All are welcome to dress professionally and bring plenty of resumes to the Northbrook Area Job Fair from 10 AM to 1 PM at the Northbrook Public Library. No registration required. For more information,  please contact  Vivian Drexler at  vdrexler@coveschool.org or at (847) 562-2100
Ongoing Information
MARLA'S LUNCH PROGRAM
   Sign Up
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 details, click hereFor more information ,  c ontact Beth Pickus with questions at  bpickus@coveschool.org or at (847) 562-2100.
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). Be sure to encourage friends and families to follow us as well! 
VIRTUAL BACKPACK
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Find copies of flyers & forms for various activities and sign-ups on Cove's Virtual Backpack. 
COVEWEAR FRIDAYS

Students and staff are encouraged to wear their Cove gear every Friday to show their school spirit!
SHOP AMAZON SMILE
  Sign Up

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!
COLLECT BOX TOPS
Welcome to our new and returning Cove families from the Cove School PTO and your Box Tops for Education Coordinator! 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  October 22, 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 ).
FAMILY ACTION NETWORK
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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.  
MAKE A GIFT
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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