Activities

The Cossitt PTC sponsors many programs and activities that enrich our children’s lives. The year’s fundraising efforts provide the dollars and the parents provide the know-how and labor needed to enhance the basics and provide some extras.
PTC programs, activities, and spending fall into four general categories:
Student Activities & Programs
Art Appreciation – volunteers share artwork in the classroom
Assemblies – grade level presentations connected to curriculum
Author Visits – children’s author visits by grade to the school
Bike Safety Rodeo – Bike safety test that is required for students 3rd grade and up who want to ride their bikes to school
Birthday Books – each child may choose a book on their birthday
Book Club – lunch-time reading program for students in grades 2, 3, 5, 6
Boys on the Run – after school running club for boys in grades 5-6
Chess Club – after school chess program
CPCFRO – Intramural athletics
Celebrating Cossitt Curriculum – a month long in-depth study of cultural themes
Garden Club – after school club focused on working in and learning about the Cossitt Education Garden
Language Stars (http://www.languagestarsatschool.com/) –Foreign Language Immersion Classes
Student Services Council – community and school service projects
General School
Building and Grounds – determines and implements improvement projects for school building and grounds
Spiritwear – school logo apparel and other items
Classroom Supplies – donation to teachers for classroom supplies
LRC – books and technology software
Teacher Requests – curricular and non-curricular
Donations – to CPCFRO, Science Center, PIMA, Foreign Language Program
District Supplemental Fund – $6/student donation to District 102
Parties/Events
Room Parent
Classroom Parties – Halloween and Winter Holiday
6th Grade Mentor Party – celebration for the culmination of 6th grade mentor program
Student Performing Arts – student talent and art shows
Family Fun Night – winter family event
End of the Year Event – all school event with games, food, dj/dancing to celebrate the end of the school year
Back to School Party – all school get together to meet new Cossitt families and mingle with old friends
Parent Social – Cossitt parent social and venue to sign up for social findraisers
Other PTC Activities
Babysitting
Cossitt Directory
Hospitality
Office Assistants
Registration
Room Parent Luncheon
Teacher Appreciation
School Supplies