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October 6, 2017
 
Deadline Approaching!
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.  

All order forms, artwork or ad requests MUST be received no later than Monday, October 16. To see more details, click here For more in formation, please contact Matt Huppert at mhuppert@coveschool.org or at (847) 562-2100. 


STUDENT COUNCIL WARM CLOTHING DRIVE 
Monday, October 2 to Friday, October 27 

Please support the High School Student Council's first project of the school year by donating any new or slightly used winter coats and snow pants. Donations from the drive will go to the Evanston School Children's Clothing Association. For m ore information, please contact Robin Johnstone at 
rjohnstone@coveschool.org  or (847) 562-2100.
COLUMBUS DAY - NO SCHOOL
Monday, October 9


ART FAIR
Sunday, October 15 
All are encouraged to attend the Northbrook YMCA Special Needs Art Fair for elementary, junior high and high school students from 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM. We have 123 Cove students participating this year. Come and support their outstanding work!  F or more information, please contact Laura Silverberg at lsilverberg@coveschool.org or at (847) 562-2100. 
OPEN HOUSE
Wednesday, October 18 
Cove will be hosting our Fall Open House for families of prospective students from 9:15 AM to 11:30 AM. We encourage current families to invite interested friends or family to attend. To RSVP or f or more information, please contact Stephanie Sanderman at ssanderman@coveschool.org or at (847) 562-2100. 
HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL
Friday, October 20 
All Elementary and Junior High students are invited to a Halloween costume and dance party from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM at The Cove School. Students can enjoy a pizza dinner, DJ dancing, a photo booth, carnival games, a quiet space and game prizes.  F or more information, please contact Paige Galassini at pgalassini@coveschool.org  or at (847) 562-2100. 
CHOICES EVENT 
Wednesday, October 25

All parents and guardians are invited to this  Parent Education Series event from 6 PM to 9 PM at Glenbrook North High School in Northbrook. Choices is a regional post-secondary planning night for students with learning differences/disabilities/special needs who are college bound.  For more information, click here or contact  Vivian Drexler at vdrexler@coveschool.org or Luisa Rapisarda at lrapisarda@coveschool.org

HIGH SCHOOL HALLOWEEN DANCE PARTY 
Friday, October 27 

High school students are invited from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM to wear their best costume and enjoy dinner, dancing and more!  Save the date - more details to come. For more information, please contact Marla Altshul at maltshul@coveschool.org.

HALLOWEEN SCHOOL DAY ACTIVITIES 
Tuesday, October 31 

High School students will be treated to bagels and juice compliments of the Parent Association and are encouraged to dress in school appropriate costumes. 
Elementary and Junior High students will take part in our annual Halloween parade, followed by festive activities in their classrooms. students are encouraged to bring costumes to school they can change into after lunch. Please bring school appropriate costumes (no masks, weapons-related items or apparel, etc.). 
DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME
Sunday, November 5
    
Don't forget to turn your clocks back an hour.
LADIES DAY OUT
Sunday, November 5 

Save the date for Fashion, Friends and Fun at our annual fall Ladies Day Out! Join us from 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM at Bloomingdale's Old Orchard for an afternoon of fashion tips and toasts. More information to come. Questions? To RSVP or for more information, please  C ontact  Paige Galassini at pgalassini@coveschool.org  or at (847) 562-2100.
POST-SECONDARY OPTIONS EVENT 
Tuesday, November 7 

All parents and guardians are invited to this  Parent Education Series event focused on post-secondary options from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM at The Cove School. Our Parent Education Series seeks to provide a road map for your student's journey after high school. F or more information, please contact  Fabio Buda at fbuda@coveschool.org
BEST RESOURCE FAIR  
Wednesday, November 8

All students, parents, guardians and professionals are invited to this  Parent Education Series event from 6:30 PM to 9 PM at Niles North High School. The BEST Resource Fair is designed to assist students with special needs in making post-high school plans. 
Employment services, apprenticeship programs, referral opportunities and more great resources will be available. Save the date, more details to come.  F or more information, please  contact Vivian Drexler at vdrexler@coveschool.org or Fabio Buda at  fbuda@coveschool.org

PICTURE RETAKE DAY
Wednesday,November 8

COVE SCHOOL POTLUCK 
Thursday, November 16
   
Don't miss this family favorite event starting at 6:30 PM. Save the date, more information to come. Questions? Contact Paige Galassini at pgalassini@coveschool.org or at (847) 562-2100. 


BOOK FAIR  
Monday, November 13 to Thursday, November 16

Mark your calendars, more information to come.

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. 
COVE SUPPORTS AUCTION AND TASTE EVENT
Monday, October 30


Cove is proud to support the Northbrook Chamber of Commerce & Industry's 24th Annual Auction and Taste event from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM at the Renaissance Chicago North Shore Hotel. Enjoy samplings from North Shore restaurants, complimentary drinks and over 150 items up for bid.  For more information, please contact Vivian Drexler at vdrexler@covschool.org or at (847) 562-2100. 

2018 ANNUAL  BENEFIT 
Saturday, February 24, 2018
Hyatt Regency O'Hare
  
Save the date, more information to come. 

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 more information , click here  or c ontact Beth Pickus with questions at  bpickus@coveschool.org or at (847) 562-2100.
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! 
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 ).

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!
BUY A GIFT CARD AND SUPPORT COVE

Buy a gift card to your favorite store and a percentage of the sale will go directly to Cove. Whether it's your weekly groceries or a gift for someone else, 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. 
MAKE A GIFT
VIRTUAL BACKPACK
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Find copies of flyers & forms for various activities and sign-ups on Cove's Virtual Backpack. 
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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