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May 25, 2018
 
JOIN US AT THE ONE STEP AT A TIME 5K RUN/WALK

Saturday, June 16


Don't miss out on one of the funnest Cove events of the year, the 2018 One Step at a Time 5K Run/Walk! All are welcome to this  joyous annual event, which will take place at Blue Star Memorial Woods in Glenview, IL at 8:30 AM. Click the link above to register. Adults signing up by Thursday, May 31 will receive a special May discount!  For more information, please contact Stephanie Sanderman at   ssanderman@coveschool.org.
REGISTER FOR COVE'S EXTENDED SCHOOL YEAR

Deadline Extended!
Friday, June 15 through Friday, July 27


There is still 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.
ORDER 2018-2019 SCHOOL SUPPLIES   
Ends Sunday, June 24 
Use Code: COV044 (3 Letters/3 Numbers)


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.
AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES DONE FOR YEAR
Monday, May 21 to Friday, May 25
     
This past week was the last week of Spring after school activities. Next week, students previously involved in after school activities will be dismissed at the regular time each day. It will be up to parents and guardians to coordinate with their transportation providers to inform them about the pick up time change. For more information, please contact Beth Pickus at bpickus@coveschool.org or at (847) 562-2100.  
COVE COMMUNITY DAY AT CORNER BAKERY
Friday, May 25


Support Cove by  dining in or carrying out at the Corner Bakery Cafe  at Northbrook Court from 8 AM to 9 PM. Present the flyer above physically or digitally and 15% of your purchase will be donated to Cove. It's that easy!  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. 
EARLY DISMISSAL
Friday, June 1 
     
All students will be released at 2 pm on Friday, June 1. 
HIGH SCHOOL PROM
Friday, June 1 
HIGH SCHOOL END-OF-YEAR FIELD TRIP 
Tuesday, June 5 


All high school students are invited to their celebratory end-of-year field trip! Students will head downtown for an architectural boat tour and then have lunch at Navy Pier (note: students will need to bring money for lunch). They will leave Cove at 9 AM and return at 3 PM. Please fill out the permission form above and return with payment no later than Thursday, May 31 For more information, please contact Alex Laube at alaube@coveschool.org or at (847) 562-2100
ELEMENTARY AND JUNIOR HIGH END-OF-YEAR TRIP
Wednesday, June 6   


All elementary and junior students are invited to their celebratory end-of-year field trip! Students will head downtown for an architectural boat tour and then have lunch at Navy Pier (note: students will need to bring money for lunch). They will leave Cove at 9 AM and return at 2:45 PM. Please fill out the permission form above and return with payment no later than Thursday, May 31For more information, please contact Regina Aniolowski at raniolowski@coveschool.org or at (847) 562-2100
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 7:00 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. 
ORDER YOUR 2018 COVEWEAR
Thursday, June 7 to Friday, September 14
 

The 2018 Covewear gear is up and will be ready to be ordered starting June 7. it's never too early  to  check out all the new selections of Cove-themed t-shirts, sweaters, hats and more for you and your student. Orders are due Friday, September 14 and will arrive in early October.  For more information, please contact Marla Altshul at maltshul@coveschool.org or  at 
(847) 562-2100 .
COFFEE AND PRESENTATION AT COVE
Wednesday, June 20 


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 

TOTALLINK2 COMMUNITY "NUFLATOT" CARNIVAL
Thursday, June 14
Dear Cove Students and Families,

TotalLink2 Community enthusiastically invites you to attend their  third annual summer carnival, Nuflatot (TotalFun) on Thursday,  June 14, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM  at Glenbrook North High School. 

TotalLink2 Community is a local nonprofit that empowers  young adults with disabilities and their families to have a  great life in their home community through employment,
social connections and lifelong learning.  

The Nuflatot features carnival games, DJ entertainment by  Bach to Rock, tattoos by Laine Too, and food from local  vendors like Marcelo's and Lou Malnati's Pizza.  For more information, email  info@totallink2.org  or  call 224-412-4718.


2018 ILLINOIS STATEWIDE TRANSITION CONFERENCE
Thursday, October 25 and Friday, October 26

    
All are welcome to the 14th Annual Illinois Statewide Transition Conference at The Westin Chicago Northwest in Itasca, Illinois.  "Stepping Stones of Transition" invites participants to imagine  the  possibilities for students with disabilities in  the  areas of independent living, education and training, employment, community integration, health care and self-advocacy. It features 66 breakout sessions with more than 80 speakers to discuss best practices in promoting effective, person-centered transition planning that addresses all aspects of adult life for youth with disabilities.
 
The conference is aimed at transition-aged youth, parents, caretakers, vocational professionals, healthcare professionals, educators, college students pursuing careers in special education and community advocates. Participants will come away with valuable tools, resources and contacts to put transition-aged youth with disabilities on the path to success and achieving their dreams.  For more information, click here
or register above. Questions?  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
  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!
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
   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 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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