Cougar Connect – April 28, 2024

Dear Coolidge PTO Families,

Please see all of our PTO updates and reminders below. Our monthly PTO meeting will take place this Thursday at 9:15am in the MPR. If you’d like to review the unapproved April minutes, you can do so here.

Mr. Famularo’s weekend email can be found here.

Have a great week!


May Dinner Raffle Ticket Pre-Orders - Due Tomorrow!

The Coolidge PTO May Friendship Dinner is less than two weeks away! 

Tricky Tray raffle ticket preorder requests are due by tomorrow, April 29th at noon. Late requests can’t be accommodated, so please make sure to submit your form before the deadline. 

Tricky Tray tickets will still be available for purchase at the dinner. 

Submit your pre-order request here.

May Dinner Volunteer Help Needed

Our event chairs, Liz and Allison, have done a phenomenal job planning an event for everyone to enjoy. Some extra help with transporting raffle baskets to Indian Trail Club, guest registration, etc would be amazing! The signup form with all the info is linked below. Please lend a hand. You help is needed and appreciated, as always!

May Dinner Event Volunteer Signup

Nominating Committee Updates - 1 Position left to fill!!!

We need your help to ensure we can continue to offer exciting enrichment and community events next year.  The Coolidge PTO Nominating Committee is still searching for one member who can fill the following board position: 

2nd Vice President Fundraising (one position)

Please reach out to Amy Minatelli ([email protected]) or Cheryl Jaffa ([email protected]) if you are interested or know someone who would be a great fit.  

Wyckoff Connected Parent Series - Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying

All parents are invited to attend a presentation on HIB and The Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act at Eisenhower on May 28th. 

Read the flyer and register here.

EMS T-Shirt Sale for 5th Grade Families

We are excited to announce the launch of the Class of 2027 EMS T-Shirts through Varsity Hues.  The sale will be open through May 5th.

There is no shipping fee as the shirt will be passed out at one of the upcoming 5th grade events.  Click on the link below to order: 


Field Day at Coolidge

Coolidge Field Day will be held on May 24th, with a rain date of 5/31. The PE teachers  are seeking volunteers to help run the event. There are limited volunteer slots available and names will be drawn via lottery system. Please see Mr. Famularo’s weekend email (linked above) for details about the volunteer selection process.


Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week at Coolidge

Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week will take place from May 6th - May 10th at Coolidge. The PTO Executive Board is organizing a celebratory luncheon at the school on Monday, May 6th. PTO class parent chairs, Erin Collins and Kim Treboski, are organizing some fun surprises for the staff from Tuesday- Friday of that week. This is a new offering by the PTO, with funding coming from our class dues and fundraisers. 

Theme Day Reimbursement Requests- Final Deadline

The Theme Day reimbursement request deadline is approaching. Please submit your request with a copy of your purchase receipts here. Thank you!


Lunch Volunteers Needed on Mondays and Wednesdays

Volunteers help is needed on Mondays and Wednesdays during lunch. Click the links below for info, schedules, and the sign up grids.

Monday Lunch Volunteer Signup

Pizza Lunch Volunteer Signup

WEF Flower Fundraiser

WEF is holding a Mother’s Day flower bouquet fundraiser. Order for your family members, friends, or even yourself!  Click here for more information.


WEF Mixer

If you’re interested in joining the Wyckoff Education Foundation or would just like to hear more about their upcoming events, please attend their mixer on May 6th at Blue Moon. 

Here’s the flyer: WEF Mixer Info


Economy Shop: Coolidge Week and Townwide Garage Sale Registration

Our LAST week of the year to fill the Economy Shop with Coolidge volunteers is April 30 to May 4. Please use the link below to sign up to volunteer.

Click here for the Economy Shop Volunteer Sign Up

Thank you so much for your donations, your time, and all your support with the Economy Shop. The Economy Shop has donated $9,000 to Coolidge thus far this year with one check to go. All your hard work is paying off!

Don’t forget to register for the Town Wide Garage Sale on Saturday, May 18th. 100% of the $15 registration fee comes back to Wyckoff Schools. With registration you get your address on the master map that day. A great way to clean out those basements and support our schools!

Click here for the flyer


Back for the Spring - Coolidge Croc Charms!

Pay for your custom Coolidge croc charms online, and pick up the same day!

Order and pay here :)


Year Round Fundraisers

Information about our Box Tops and Name Bubble Fundraisers can now be found directly on our PTO website. 

Click here for Box Tops Info

Click here for Name Bubbles Label Ordering Info


Dates to Remember:

4/29 - Submission deadlines for May Dinner Raffle Ticket pre-orders and Field Day volunteer consideration forms

4/30 - Parent Orientation at EMS

5/2 - Coolidge PTO Meeting (MPR)

Week of May 6th - Staff and Teacher Appreciation Week

May 8 - YMCA After-school Art Club Begins (must be registered to participate)

May 9- YMCA After- school Science Club Starts (must be registered to participate)

5/9/2024 May Dinner

5/9 Plant Sale Order Pickup


Click here for the revised 2023-2024 district calendar.

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