Cossitt PTC Events and Activities

BoxTops and Amazon Smile Time
Time to turn in your collection of Box Tops!  Please  send them to the Cossitt office by Friday, May 27 in a baggie or by using the collection sheet below. We will continue the collection next school year, so please keep clipping over the summer.

Box Top Collection Sheet

Summer shopping?  Don’t forget to use your Amazon Smile account. Even thought school is out, we will continue to receives a donation for every eligible purchase made on Amazon Smile linked to Cossitt.

End of Year Event Babysitting
Do you need child care for younger siblings during the End-of-the-Year Event? Babysitting will be provided from noon to 3:30 pm at First United Methodist Church for potty-trained children ages 2 and up.

Registration is required. Please email to reserve your child’s spot! 

Time to Order School Supplies
It’s optional to order, but it can help save time and money when back-to-school shopping. Parents that purchase school supply packs save up to 40% compared to the same supplies from a national retailer. Order deadline is June 15.

Click on the link below to place an order. Enter our school Code: COS020. Supplies will be delivered to your student’s classroom before school starts in August.
Please order your student’s grade level for next year. 

Click here to order School Supply Packs for 2018-19

Questions? Contact Michelle Dravillas at or 708-232-8767

Clothing Sale Committee Chair Openings
We are looking for a few more parents to join the fun and hard-working Clothing Sale Committee, responsible for Cossitt’s biggest fundraiser!

Set-Up Chairs (2 openings)
Strong and self-directed co-chairs work with a team of volunteers to set up racks before the sale, then break down and store racks after the sale; moderate lifting involved

Publicity Chair (1 opening)
Creative and enthusiastic 4-person team works together to recruit shoppers in surrounding communities via print (signs and flyers) and social media

Volunteer Coordinator Chair (1 position)
Works with co-coordinator to greet, direct, and supervise volunteers on the day of the sale

Interested? Questions? Contact Clothing Sale Chairs Katie Allan ( or Kim Schau ( for more information.

Social Fundraisers 2018-19
Calling all Cossitt families — Social fundraiser hosts for the 2018-19 school year wanted!!!
Social fundraisers are great adult and kid events and parties planned by groups of Cossitt parents. The fundraisers provide opportunities to meet new people and have fun in smaller settings. All are welcome to sign up! Events can take place at the start of the school year, 2018 and run through mid-Spring, 2019.Most important — ALL proceeds from the social fundraisers go straight to the Cossitt PTC to support it’s work on behalf of our students.

**NEW** 2018-19 — The sign up for ALL PARTIES will be online and open to all Cossitt families at the same time. (There will not be an event at Harry’s as in years past). The sign up will take place at the start of the school year.

If you’re interested in hosting an event or need additional details before deciding, please contact Kathleen Loughney at or Anita Kewalramani at

PIMA — Nothing Bundt Cakes Fundraiser
Looking for something sweet to wrap up your month of May? Go to Nothing Bundt Cake, May 21-27 to pick up or order any of their delicious cakes. 30% of sales will go to the District 102’s Parent Instrumental Music Association (PIMA) to assist the Band and Orchestra programs.

Nothing Bundt Cake will accept future orders too! Get something sweet and easy for Memorial Day, graduation parties, birthday parties, Fourth of July, you name it!

Order in store, on-line, or by phone. See flyer below for more information. PLEASE BE SURE TO MENTION PIMA.

PIMA Nothing Bundt Cake Fundraiser Flyer

Thank you again for a great year!
Please contact Carol Marczuk with any questions:

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, SCRIP order, 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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