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Thursday, May 15, 2014

PTO Newsletter: May 2014

6/11 Last PTO Meeting
5/19-23 Book Fair
5/20 Dairy Queen
5/21 Bertucci's
Honor A Teacher
Bootstraps Drive
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PTO NEWS May 15,
LAST PTO Meeting - Wednesday, June 11th
The last PTO meeting of the year will be held Wednesday, June 11,6:00-7:30pm in the Cove School library.  
Please join us as we wrap-up and celebrate the 2013-14 school year and set up for the 2014-15 school year.  
On the agenda:  next year's budget and officer elections and committee appointments.  
Please plan to attend this very important meeting -- we need your vote! 
Also, it's not too late to nominate yourself or someone you feel would be an asset -- nomination forms will be going home this week via backpack mail and are due Friday, May 30.  
They can also be found on the PTO bulletin board in the school lobby, plus we'll be happy to take last minute nominations from the floor at the meeting.  Cove PTO runs on volunteer power -- your input, involvement, and support are essential and truly benefit us all
Scholastic Book Fair Week - May 19-23
Organizers of this year's Book Fair Fiesta are looking for volunteers to help during the fair.  

Please visit for times and activities that we need help with.  Volunteering during your student's class time?  Consider volunteering during the time slot before or after too!  We really need the help!  

Many hands make light work and kids LOVE seeing their parents during the school day! 

Thanks in advance.
Dairy Queen 5th Grade Fundraiser - Tuesday, May 20, 2:00-8:00pm
Visit the Dairy Queen on Route 1A in Beverly and 15% of your order will benefit Cove's 5th grade end-of-year activities.  What a tasty and easy way to support our elementary graduates!  
A coupon is required - watch for it in backpack mail or go to
No-Cook Fundraising Event at Bertucci's - Wed. 5/21
You or your kitchen need a break?  
The last no-cook event of the year will be held at Bertucci's at 27 Enon St on Wednesday, May 21st, all day.  
Dine in, carry out, or get it delivered and 15% of what you spend will be donated to Cove PTO to help support our programs and events.  A coupon is required - get yours at
Beverly Education Foundation, Inc. Annual "Honor A Teacher" Event
Help support all Beverly Public Schools, our teachers, and students through the Beverly Education Foundation's "Honor A Teacher" Program. 
A "teacher" includes all exemplary educators including teachers, paraprofessionals, ESP, librarians, support staff, janitors, etc...  

For more information, refer to the BEF flyer sent home via backpack mail, or the BEF website
Nomination deadline is June 4, 2014.  
Acknowledgements and certificates will be distributed on June 16, 2014. All donations are tax deductible matching gifts are welcomed and appreciated.
Beverly Bootstraps Backpack Donation Drive
Beverly Citywide PTO is once again assisting in Beverly Bootstraps Backpack Drive.  For those of you unfamiliar with this program, Beverly Bootstraps delivers to kids in need a new backpack filled with new school supplies at the end of the summer for back to school.  
Together, Beverly Bootstraps and the Citywide PTO distribute over 100 backpacks a year!  
The Cove School Community has been asked to collect GLUE STICKS, SCISSORS, AND MARKERS.  There is a collection box in the lobby, and you or your child can deposit any new unopened supplies into it.  Please bring in your contribution  as soon as possible.  Thanks for your help!
Cove Online Student Directory
The online Cove Student Directory was updated recently and is available for download.


Use the case-sensitive password: CoveOwls

The online version will be updated throughout the year with changes to addresses, phone numbers and email addresses so feel free to check back before doing any group mailings.

Moving On Ceremony for Fifth Grade

9:00 AM Cove Cafeteria: Friday 6/20 (Last Day of School)
Fifth Grade Parents: More Details from Classroom Teachers are in their Newsletters/Blogs

Thank you! 

Boston Red Sox World Series Trophy!


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Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Book Fair!

Scholastic Book Fair Week - May 19-23

Organizers of this year's Book Fair Fiesta are looking for volunteers to help during the fair.  Please visit for times and activities that we need help with.  
We really need the help!  
Many hands make light work and kids LOVE seeing their parents during the school day!  

Thanks You : ) 

Monday, May 5, 2014

K-1 Fun With Fossils

K-1 Parents and Families
Please Join us this Wednesday, May 7th!
Fun with Fossils
6:00 in the School Cafeteria 

Tuesday: May 6th: NO COOK NIGHT

Don't Feel like Cooking? 
Order up at the 99 Tuesday Night to Support Cove School!
Time: 5-8

Thank you!

Math and Science MCAS Dates

Tuesday, May 6th: 5th Grade Math MCAS: Ms. MacLean's Class Only

Wednesday, May 7th and Thursday, May 8th:  Grade 3 Math MCAS

Friday, May 9th: MCAS Make-Ups

Monday, May 12th and Tuesday, May 13th:  Grade 4 Math MCAS

Wednesday, May 14th and Thursday, May 15th: Grade 5 Science (all classes)

Friday, May 16th: Make-Ups

Friday, May 9th is the Last Day to Collect Lost and Found Items

Presently, we have an enormous amount of clothes that are in our lost and found. All clothing is located on tables in the from hall. This Friday, we will be sending unclaimed items to Beverly Bootstraps.

If you are missing items, please take a peek at our collection!
Thank you :)