April 29, 2022
Dear Cottle Families,
It’s time to turn the calendar’s page and to welcome the merry month of May. Let’s hope Mother Nature reads the calendar, too, and sends some warm, sunny days because activities at Cottle will be coming fast and furious this month!
Our students successfully completed the New York State tests in math this week. Thank you to all our little mathematicians and their teachers for their hard work, and to Mr. K, who once again handled the complex logistics.
Next week our fantastic PTA members will be holding their annual Spring Boutique from Monday – Friday. Please be sure to take part in this very enjoyable event!
Also, next week we will celebrate National Teachers’ Appreciation Week from Monday – Friday. We are endlessly grateful to all our teachers, TA’s, and classroom aides for their incomparable professionalism and genuine caring, and we look forward to a week of expressing our gratitude.
Building Bridges will be back in our classrooms from May 9 – May 12. Building Bridges is a program that helps children to understand different disabilities and to be more aware of what a person with a disability experiences every day.
A message from Ms. Derbin – The Cottle Art Show is back in person this year! The show will be on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, from 5:00p.m. to 6:30p.m. We are looking for parent volunteers who can help after school to assist in setting up for the WEC Art Show to make this show a success. Please contact Ms. Derbin directly at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details if you are able to volunteer
May will also feature many musical performances and our school play by our talented students. Please check the list of upcoming important dates below so you can mark your own calendars to “save the dates.” More details regarding each concert and the play will follow in the coming weeks.
Mr. K and I will also be holding another round of Principals’ Coffees at 9:30 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 19. As before, if you have any questions, concerns, or just want to discuss school matters, please join us.
Clearly there’s much to look forward to in May at WEC! We hope to see you at Cottle!
John Morash and Peter Kilgallen
Principal Assistant Principal
Important Upcoming Dates:
5-2-22 – 5-6-22 Cottle PTA Spring Boutique
5-2-22 – 5-6-22 Teachers’ Appreciation Week
5-4-22 Gr. 4 to Gr. 5 Parent/Guardian Transition Mtg.
5-9-22 – 5-12-22 Building Bridges
5-11-22 Chorus Concert Gr 4 and 5
5-17-22 Orchestra Concert Gr 4 and 5
5-18-22 Band Concert Gr 4 and 5
5-19-22 Principals’ Coffees
5-23-22 Recorder Concert Gr 3
5-27-22 Memorial Day weekend – School closed