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News from Home & School

Hello Cootes Paradise Families,

We would like to invite you to the first Home & School Association meeting for the 2019 – 2020 school year. The meeting is this Wednesday, September 18, 6:30 to 8:00pm in the school library on the second floor. Babysitting is provided in the classroom across from the library. Please come out to learn more about what the Home & School Association is, what they do for the school/community and how you can get involved. Additionally, these meetings are a great way to meet the school principal and vice principal and learn about projects and plans for the upcoming year.

Who we are?

  • Parent/guardian volunteers with an interest in:

    • Creating opportunities to build community and school spirit through events

    • Fundraising to provide enrichment activities for all students in an equitable way

  • Volunteers can give as little as 1 hour a month

  • Join anytime

  • Contact us at cootes.paradise.hsa@gmail.com

What do we do?

  • Host community and school events including:

    • Outdoor Movie Night

    • Pumpkin Night Hike

    • Move and Groove-a-thon

    • Family Community Skate

    • Cootes After Dark Silent Auction

    • Student Lunch Clubs

    • Friday Pizza and Sub Lunches

  • Fundraise for:

    • Student field trips

    • Artists in the classroom

    • Healthy snacks

    • Outdoor play area and equipment

    • Classroom tools and enrichment activities

Why get involved?

  • Get to know school staff and administration

  • Support the work of the school

  • Learn about educational program offered to your child

  • Meet the parents of your child’s classmates

  • Advocate for the needs of your child in the school

  • Participate in your child’s learning

How to get involved?

  • Come to Home and School meetings (every other month)

  • Run a Lunch Club

  • Be a parent/guardian Classroom Rep

  • Help with an event

We hope to see you at our first meeting.

Home & School Executive
Updated on Tuesday, September 17, 2019.
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