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March 23, 2018
 
SUPPORT COVE AT CALIFORNIA PIZZA KITCHEN!
Wednesday, March 28


Make meal-planning around Parent-Teacher Conferences easy by going to California Pizza Kitchen in Northbrook Court from 10 AM to 8 PM. 20 percent of each purchase at the restaurant made by Cove community members who present the flyer above will be donated to Cove. Flyer must be presented, good on dine-in or carry-out.   For more information, please  c ontact  Stephanie Sanderman at ssanderman@coveschool.org  or at (847) 562-2100 .
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.
LAST CHANCE TO BUY COOKIES FROM COVE GIRL SCOUTS 


The Cove Girl scouts are making their final sales push to finish off cookie season. Help them sell out of orders and support these wonderful Cove students! Cookies are $5 a box. To place your order, email jen.puccini@gmail.com.
PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES 
Wednesday, March 28 and Thursday, March 29

Parent-teacher conferences will be going on from 8 AM to 8 PM on Wednesday and 8 AM to 4 PM on Thursday. High School students are expected to attend their conferences. There will be no school for students these days, as well as the rest of the week.
NON-ATTENDANCE DAY FOR STUDENTS
Friday, March 30

Non-attendance day for students - enjoy the time off!
SPRING BREAK
Monday, April 2 to Friday, April 6

Non-attendance days for students - enjoy the time off!
CLASSES RESUME
Monday, April 9

CPS VISION AND HEARING SCREENINGS
Monday, April 9 
    
Chicago Public School Services will send trained vision and hearing technicians for their yearly screening of CPS students at The Cove School around 9:30 AM. For more information, please  contact Patti Lubin at plubin@coveschool.org
PARENT ASSOCIATION GENERAL MEETING
Wednesday, April 11
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The Parent Association invites all interested parents and guardians to an educational event from 9:15 AM to 10:45 AM to learn about all the latest Cove happenings, along with a special presentation on Internet Safety from the Northbrook Police Department.  To RSVP or for more information, please contact Stephanie Sanderman at ssanderman@coveschool.org or at  (847) 562-2100.
ELEMENTARY AND JUNIOR HIGH SOCIAL EVENT
Friday, April 13
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All elementary and junior high students are invited to play unlimited video games and have a delicious buffet dinner at Dave and Buster's in Vernon Hill. Students will leave Cove after school and be back at Cove for pick up at 6:30 PM. Please fill out the attached form and return to the front desk with payment by Monday, April 9. Note: Parents Chaperones Needed For more information, please contact Stephanie Sanderman at ssanderman@coveschool.org or at  (847) 562-2100.
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 
  
Save the date! 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 .
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. 
THE COVE SCHOOL ONE STEP AT A TIME 5K 
Saturday, June 16

The Cove School 2018 Run/Walk will take place at Blue Star Memorial Woods in Glenview, IL at 8:30 AM. Save the date - more information 
to come. 
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. 
FACEBOOK PAGE
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Don't forget to like and follow our Facebook page for the latest Cove photos, reminders and moments! 
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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