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December 1, 2017
 
LAST CHANCE TO ORDER GIFT CARDS BY HOLIDAYS!
 




Friday, December 8th at 10 am is the deadline to order gift cards in support of Cove that will be sent to you before the holidays! Cards will be received by December 20th. Buy a gift card with the flyer above, and a percentage of the sale will go directly to Cove. This holiday season, give a gift to a friend, loved one AND The Cove School!  For more information, view the flyer above or contact Anna Riedler at   pyrilis@yahoo.com   or at 
(847) 470-2366. 
HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT COUNCIL FOOD DRIVE
Monday, November 6 to Thursday, December 14
All are encouraged to contribute canned and boxed food items to the High School Student Council's food drive. There is a special need this year for baby supplies, such as diapers, wipes and canned formula. Items will be donated to the Niles Township Food Pantry. Thank you in advance for your generosity. For more information, please Contact Robin Johnstone at rjohnstone@coveschool.org or at (847) 562-2100
JUNIOR HIGH BASKETBALL GAME
Tuesday, December 5

Cove's Junior High Yellow team will play CCSD 15 at 6:00 PM at Walter R. Sundling Junior High School,  1100 N. Smith St., Palatine, IL 60067. A snack will be provided. The bus will leave Cove at 5:00 PM. Pick up on site is 6:45 PM and pick up at Cove is 7:15 PM. For more information, please contact Rob Wachowiak at rwachowiak@coveschool.org.

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL GAME
Wednesday, December 6

Cove's High School Blue team will play Downers Grove at 6:00 PM at Downers Grove South High School, 1436 Norfolk St, Downers Grove, IL 60516. A snack will be provided. The bus will leave Cove at 4:30 PM. Pick up on site is 6:45 PM and pick up at Cove is 7:30 PM. For more information, please contact Rob Wachowiak at rwachowiak@coveschool.org.

JUNIOR HIGH BASKETBALL GAME
Thursday, December 7

Cove's Junior High Blue team will play Old Orchard at 6:30 PM at Old Orchard Junior High, 9310 Kenton Ave, Skokie, IL 60076. A snack will be provided. The bus will leave Cove at 5:45 PM. Pick up on site is 7:15 PM and pick up at Cove is 7:30 PM. For more information, please contact Rob Wachowiak at rwachowiak@coveschool.org.

JUNIOR HIGH BASKETBALL GAME
Monday, December 11

Cove's Junior High Yellow team will play D54 at 6:00 PM at Addams Junior High School, 700 Springinsguth Rd., Schaumburg, IL 60193. A snack will be provided. The bus will leave Cove at 4:45 PM. Pick up on site is 6:45 PM and pick up at Cove is 7:30 PM. For more information, please contact Rob Wachowiak at rwachowiak@coveschool.org.

ELEMENTARY SHOWCASE
Tuesday, December 12

Friends and family are invited to the elementary class performance of  Dig it! A Musical Tale of Ancient Civilizations  at 1:30 PM and 6:30 PM at The Cove School. Admission is a donation to our Cove Kids Care drive of a boxed or canned non-perishable food item. For more information, please contact Dorothy Lloyd at dlloyd@coveschool.org.    

DRIVER EDUCATION EVENT
Tuesday, December 12
This event taking place at Cove will include an RTA representative sharing public transportation safety lessons from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM, as well as the Driver Education Program presented by Top Driver from 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM. It is required for parents/guardians and students enrolled in Cove's 3rd quarter course, but all other interested students and families are invited to attend.  To RSVP or for more information, please contact Vivian Drexler at vdrexler@coveschool.org
"WONDER" MOVIE FIELD TRIP
Wednesday, December 13
Elementary and Junior High students will be attending a 10 AM screening of the movie Wonder at AMC Northbrook Court 14. The cost is $6 (please make checks payable to Cove). Please sign and return this permission form by Thursday, December 7th. For more information, please Contact Regina Aniolowski at raniolowski@coveschool.org or at (847) 562-2100
JUNIOR HIGH BASKETBALL GAME
Wednesday, December 13

Cove's Junior High Blue team will play CCSD 15 at 6:00 PM at Cove.  A snack will be provided. Pick up from Cove will be at 6:45 PM. For more information, please contact Rob Wachowiak at rwachowiak@coveschool.org.

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL GAME
Thursday, December 14

Cove's High School Blue team will play Evanston at 4:15 PM at Cove.  A snack will be provided. Pick up from Cove will be at 5:00 PM. For more information, please contact Rob Wachowiak at rwachowiak@coveschool.org.

LIFETIME FITNESS HIGH SCHOOL SOCIAL EVENT
Friday, December 15
All High School students are invited to swim, rock climb and more at the next high school social event at the Lifetime Fitness in Vernon Hills from 3:30 PM to 7:00 PM. Please fill out the permission form attached to the flyer above and RSVP by December 7.  For more information, please contact Marla Altshul maltshul@coveschool.org
LAST DAY OF SCHOOL BEFORE WINTER BREAK
Wednesday, December 20

Early dismissal at 2:00 PM. 

WINTER BREAK
Thursday, December 21 to Wednesday, January 3

Enjoy the time off!

CLASSES RESUME
Thursday, January 4



HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL GAME
Tuesday, January 9

Cove's High School Blue team will play Downers Grove at 6:00 PM at Cove.  A snack will be provided. Pick up from Cove will be at 6:45 PM. For more information, please contact Rob Wachowiak at rwachowiak@coveschool.org.

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL GAME
Tuesday, January 9

Cove's High School Yellow team will play Vernon Hills at 4:30 PM at Cove.  A snack will be provided. Pick up from Cove will be at 5:15 PM. For more information, please contact Rob Wachowiak at rwachowiak@coveschool.org.

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL GAME
Wednesday, January 10

Cove's High School White team will play Vernon Hills at 4:30 PM at Cove.  A snack will be provided. Pick up from Cove will be at 5:15 PM. For more information, please contact Rob Wachowiak at rwachowiak@coveschool.org.

COMMUNITY EDUCATION EVENT
Thursday, January 11
At this event open to the public, all are welcome to hear Dr. Jerome Schultz speak on the topic Kids With LD/ADHD: Turning Stress into Fuel for Success. Registration will begin at 6:15 PM and the program will begin at 6:30 PM. There is no cost to attend and guests are welcome. To RSVP or for more information, please contact Stephanie Sanderman at ssanderman@coveschool.org or at (847) 562-2100. 
INSTITUTE DAY
Friday, January 12

Non-attendance day for students. 

FALL 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 flyer above and return to the front desk. For more information, please contact Beth Pickus at bpickus@coveschool.org or at (847) 562-2100. 
2018 ANNUAL  BENEFIT 
Saturday, February 24, 2018
Hyatt Regency O'Hare
  
Join us for this significant event that raises nearly half the funds generated annually for The Cove School. The evening will include cocktails, dinner, live and silent auctions and dancing. All proceeds directly benefit Cove's individualized education program. 

To donate an item to our live or silent auctions, please use this form. Click here to support our auction efforts with a donation. 

Click here for the corporate sponsorship packet, and share this with anyone you know who might be interested in becoming a benefit underwriter! For more information, please contact Stephanie Sanderman at ssanderman@coveschool.org or at (847) 562-2100.

Ongoing Information
SHOP AMAZON SMILE AND SUPPORT COVE 
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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 15, 2017.
 
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. 
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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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