PTC Events and Activites

Save the Date – Spring Soirée



2018 Cossitt Book Fair
“Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.”

Come to the Cossitt LRC for the 2018 Book Fair on Wednesday, November 7 from 11:30am-8 pm and Thursday, November 8 from 11:30am -7 pm. There will be numerous books to purchase and the PTC receives 20% of all sales. More info to come next Friday!

The Book Fair would not be possible without your help! Please sign up to help here:

Book Fair Volunteer SignUpGenius

Author Visit for Kindergarten and First Grade
The Cossitt LRC is delighted to welcome author/illustrator Bethan Woollvin on Thursday, October 25. Ms. Woollvin will talk with kindergarten and first grade students about her career as an author and her new book Hansel & Gretel.

To guarantee a personalized copy of her book, please return the order form with payment (cash or check payable Cossitt PTC) by Thursday, October 25. If you miss that date, there will be a limited supply of signed books available for purchase through November 2nd.

Bethann Wollvin Book Order Form

Cossitt Family Day at the Chicago Wolves Hockey Game
Bring family and friends to the Chicago Wolves hockey game for Cossitt’s Family Day on Sunday, November 11 at 3:00 pm as the Chicago Wolves take on Milwaukee. Tickets are center ice, lower level and all Cossitt sales will be seated together. Parking is free! Flyers with ticket order information were sent home with students or click on the link below.

Chicago Wolves Cossitt Family Day

For more information contact Eric Vymyslicky

Time is running out to submit your Box Tops!
October 26
 is the deadline for the fall collection of Box Tops! NOW is the time to send them in to school with your child! Need a fun collection sheet to help organize your box tops?

Collection Sheet

If you already submitted your Box Tops, thank you for supporting the Cossitt PTC!

Science Center Program – Science is Incredible Too
Saturday, November 3, 2018 
9:00 – 11:00 am or 11:30 – 1:30 pm
All students, kindergarten through 6th grade, are welcome!

Students will:
Test the stretch of Elasti-stuff
Test the strength of Krushauer
Design a Dash car that will go fast
Explore Jack-Jack’s powers

Cost: $10 per child

The Science Center, 930 N. Barnsdale, LaGrange Park
Drop-off / pick-up will be at Barnsdale Rd. School, 920 N. Barnsdale Rd., LGP
Please use Door 19

Parents are always welcome to participate or may choose to return for pick up promptly at session’s end. Parents may be asked to help out with their child’s group. Program space is limited. Payment and registration is due October 24. We will try to accommodate every request but will employ a district-wide lottery if necessary.

Questions: Contact the Science Center at 708-215-6405 or email Virginia Hohl at or check our link on the District 102 website at

Science is Incredible Too Flyer

District 102 Positive School Climate Committee
Future Superstars Basketball Camp:
 Join us for this unique opportunity to participate in a Future Superstars Basketball Camp. Former University of Illinois and NBA great Kiwane Garris will lead the camp, which teaches players of all ages and levels the skills they need to not only be great athletes, but also how to read a defensive player, mental toughness, and life skills. Sign up with be through Push Coin and will open 9/21.

Sunday October 28
9 – 11am: kindergarten – 3rd grade
12 – 2pm: 3rd grade – 6th grade
LT North Gymnasium
Cost: $40/child (reduced pricing is applied to low income families thru Push Coin)

Future Superstars Camp Flyer

Notes to Cossitt Office
When sending to school with your student notes or forms to go to the Cossitt office, please label the envelope with what the enclosed is in reference to (ex: Book Club, Art Club, Yearbook, etc) so that it can be properly routed. This would be a great help to the office staff and much appreciated. Thank you.
Cossitt Property Watch
Please help us protect Cossitt property after hours. If you see inappropriate or suspicious activity after school hours, please call the La Grange Police at it’s non-emergency phone number of 708-579-2333. Thank you.
Corporate Matching
Did you know that Cossitt PTC is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization? This means many employers will match employee contributions to nonprofit organizations – like the PTC! So check you personnel manuals or talk to human resources today to see if your company offers a matching gift program. Please contact the PTC Treasurer for more information at
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